Eleazer Curtis Sacket

(1802-1889)
FatherSalmon Sacket (1764-1846)
MotherMercy Matilda Curtis
Eleazer Curtis Sacket, farmer, son of Salmon Sacket and Mercy Matilda Curtis, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 1 March 18021,2,3,4 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 25 April 1802.5 He died aged about 87 in 1889.6 He married at the Church of Christ, Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 26 March 1828, Patty Sacket, a first cousin, daughter of Homer Sacket and Sarah Carter.7,8,3,9,10
     In 1860 Eleazer was living in Beardstown, Cass County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Elizor C Sackett, a farmer, aged 58 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Patty, 56, and their children, Susan, 21, Orange, 18, Flora, 16, and Ella, aged 12.11
     In 1870 he was living in Illini, Macon County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as E C Sackett, a farmer, aged 68. Living with him were his wife Patty, 66, and their children, Orange, 27, and Flora, aged 26.12
     In 1880 he was living in Illini, Macon County, IllinoisG, in the household of his son Orange and daughter-in-law Emma, and was recorded as Eleazer Sackett, a farmer, married, aged 78. Living with him was his wife Patty, aged 76.13
     In 1885 he was living in Wyandotte County, KansasG, in the household of his daughter Ella and son-in-law William Garlick, and was recorded as E C Sackett, a farmer, aged 83. His wife Patty, 81, was living with him, together with their unmarried daughter Flora.14
     Eleazer and Patty's address at Eleazer's death in 1889 was 600 Everett Avenue, Kansas CityG.15
[Eleazer Curtis Sacket] was by occupation a farmer, a man of unusual influence, a prominent abolitionist and a personal friend of John Brown. During the war of the Rebellion he was connected with the Christian and Sanitary Commissions.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Eleazer Curtis Sacket and Patty Sacket

  • Ann M Sackett b. 21 Oct 1829, d. 22 Jan 1857
  • Martha O Sackett b. 14 Mar 1832
  • Orange B Sackett b. 10 Oct 1836, d. 30 Nov 1837
  • Susan T Sackett b. 20 May 1838
  • Orange E Sackett+ b. 1 Nov 1841, d. 24 May 1928
  • Flora C. Sackett b. 1 Aug 1844
  • Helen Magill Sackett+ b. 17 Jul 1846
Sackett Family Association descendants
Joe & Ruth Sparks.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart (#1)
Tree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart (#2)
Eleazer Curtis Sacket & Patty Sacket relationship chart
Reference1514.7O.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, See also 3532 Eleazer Curtis Sackett.
  2. There is some confusion in the records between "Ebenezer" and "Eleazer". The Connecticut birth and marriage records have Ebenezer. Weygant has Eleazer as do the census and other records.
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1514. Eleazer C. Sacket, b. Mar. 1, 1802, d. in 1789 [sic: 1889]; m. (1521) [sic: 1524] Patty Sacket."
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Ebenezer Curtis, s. [Salmon & Marsey Matilda], b. Mar. 1, 1802. Warren Vital Records, 1:109."
  5. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Warren, Church of Christ, "Sackett, Eleazer, child of Salmon & w. bp. 25 Apr 1802. 2:48."
  6. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1514. Eleazer C. Sacket, b. Mar. 1, 1802, d. in 1789 [sic: 1889]; m. (1521) [sic: 1524] Patty Sacket."
  7. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Ebenezer, of Tallmadge, O., m. Patty Sackett, Mar. 26, 1828, by Rev. Hart Talcott. Warren Vital Records, 1:104."
  8. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Patty, m. Ebenezer Sackett, of Tallmadge, O., Mar. 26, 1828, by Rev. Hart Talcott. Warren Vital Records, 1:104."
  9. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1524. Patty Sacket, b. Jan 13, 1794; m. (1514) Eleazer C. Sackett."
  10. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Warren, Church of Christ, "Sackett, Eleazur of Tallmadge, Ohio, m. Patty Sackett, 26 Mar 1828. 2:26a."; "Sackett, Patty, m. Eleazur Sackett, of Tallmadge, Ohio, 26 Mar 1828. 2:26a."
  11. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_160; Page: 185; Family History Library Film: 803160
    Beardstown, Cass, Illinois
    Sackett, Elizor C, 58, farmer, real estate $9,000, personal estate $3,000, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 56, b. CT
    Sackett, Susan F, 21, teacher, b. OH
    Sackett, Orange E, 18, teacher, b. OH
    Sackett, Flora C, 16, b. OH
    Sackett, Ella M, 12, b. OH
    Kuhlman, Charles, 21, b. Prussia
    Kuhlman, Henry, 18, b. Prussia
    Billings, Charles, 45, b. VT
    Greeley, Walter, 13, b. IL.
  12. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_249; Page: 479B; Image: 254234; Family History Library Film: 545748
    Illini, Macon County, Illinois
    Sackett, E C, 68, farmer, real estate $8,000, personal estate $2,000, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 66, keeping house, b. CT
    Sackett, Orange, 27, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Flora, 26, at home, b. OH
    Cook, James, 18, works on farm, b. NY
    Gray, John, 33, minister, b. England
    Gray, Jane, 27, at home, b. England
    Gray, John G, 9, b. Canada
    Gray, Annie, 7, b. England
    Gray, Willis, 6, b. Nova Scotia
    Gray, Susie, 4, b. Nova Scotia
    Gray, Ward, 2, b. NY.
  13. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, NA T9-0229/467B
    Illini, Macon, Illinois
    Orange E. SACKETT, head, male, married, 38, b. OH, farmer, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Emma S. SACKETT, wife, 29, b. NH, keeping house, father b. NH, mother b. NH
    Lizzie SACKETT, dau, 6, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Arthur SACKETT, son, 4, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Raymond SACKETT, son, 3, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Dwight SACKETT, son, 9 months, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Eleazer SACKETT, father, married, 78, b. CT, farmer home, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Patty SACKETT, mother, married, 76, b. CT, home here, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Henrietta HULSEBUS, other, single, 19, b. Hanover, servant, father b. Hanover, mother b. Hanover
    Morgan BURROWS, other, male, single, 19, b. IL, works on farm, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    William P. COLLIER, other, single, 21, b. MI, works on farm, father b. TN, mother b. AL
    Thomas MEILHEM, other, single, 18, b. IL, works on farm, father b. VA, mother b. IL.
  14. 1885 Kansas state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: KS1885_144
    Wyandotte County, Kansas, 1 Mar 1885
    Garlick, Wm B, 45, married, brick mason, b. IL
    Garlick, Ella S, 38, married, b. OH
    Garlick, Flora C, 14, b. KS
    Garlick, Mary, 2, b. KS
    Sackett, E C, 83, married, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 81, married, CT
    Sackett, Flora C, 40, single, school teacher, b. OH.
  15. "Kansas City Directory", database, Ancestry.com, 1889/90, "Sackett, Eleazer C, r600 Everett."
Last Edited30 June 2017