Salmon/Solomon Dunham Sackett

(1804-1888)
FatherDeacon Salmon Sackett (1764-1846)
MotherMercy Matilda Curtis (1767-1831)
Salmon Dunham Sackett, also known as Solomon, son of Deacon Salmon Sackett and Mercy Matilda Curtis, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 27 March 1804.1,2,3,4,5 He died aged 84 at home near Garfield, Pawnee County, KansasG, on 19 September 18886 and was buried at Garfield CemeteryG.7 He married on 27 September 1828, Marion E/Mary Ann Wright, daughter of John Wright and Saloma G ___.3,8,9,10 Marion was born in OhioG in about 1805.11,12 She died aged 66 in Fulton County, IllinoisG, on 16 February 1872.2
     In 1850 Solomon was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, and was recorded in the census as Solomon D Sackett, a farmer, aged 46 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Marion, 45, and their children, Elvira, 20, Louisa, 19, James, 18, Lodema, 17, Charles, 15, Clarista, 13, Lucy, 10, Mary, 9, Elen, 7, and Sherman, aged five.13
     In 1860 he was living in Union, Fulton County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as S D Sackett, a farmer, aged 56. Living with him were his wife Marion, 54, and their children, Celestia, 23, Mary, 18, Helen, 17, and Sherman, aged 15.14
     Solomon served for 100 days in 1864 in the 137th Illinois Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War.15
     In 1870 he was living at Prairie CityG in the household of his son Charles and daughter-in-law Hliata, and was recorded as Salmon I Sackett, a farmer, aged 67. His wife Marion (listed as Elvia M) was living with him.16
     In 1880 he was living at Pleasant Ridge, Pawnee County, KansasG, and was recorded as S D Sackett, a farmer, head of household, a widower aged 76. Living with him was his granddaughter Jennie Sackett, aged 16 (she was listed as his daughter.)17
Solomon D Sackett (1804–1888), Garfield Cemetery, Kansas
(Src: Find A Grave, swede)

Children of Salmon/Solomon Dunham Sackett and Marion E Wright

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 3604
Bronson, History of Tallmadge
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Salmon, s. [Salmon & Marsey Matilda], b. Mar. 27, 1804. Warren Vital Records, 1:109."
  2. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886.
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1519b. Solomon D. Sacket, b. Mar. 27, 1804; m. Mary A. Wright."
  4. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image, Ancestry.com.
  5. Bronson has Salmon Dunham.
  6. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886, has 19 Sep 1880.
  7. "Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1861–1904", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Salmon D, Pvt, Co D, 137th Regt, Ills Inf, cemetery Garfield, Kans, d. 19 Sep 1888."
  8. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886, has Mary Ann Wright.
  9. "Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774–1993", database, Ancestry.com, "20 Sep 1828, Portage County, Ohio, Salmon D Lackett [sic] & Marian E Wright."
  10. "Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774–1993", database, Ancestry.com, "21 Sep 1828, Portage County, Ohio, Salmon D Sackett & Mary Ann Wright."
  11. Date of birth based on age at death.
  12. Census.
  13. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_658, p. 498
    Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio
    19/19
    Sackett, Solomon D., 46, m, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Marion E., 45, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Elvira A, 20, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Louisa O., 19, f, b. OH
    Sackett, James H, 18, m, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Lodema, 17, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 15, m, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Clarista J., 13, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Lucy L., 10, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary A., 9, f, b. OH
    Sackett Elen S., 7, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Sherman L., 5, m, b. OH.
  14. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_179; Page: 822; Family History Library Film: 803179
    Union, Fulton County, Illinois, 6 Sep 1860
    Sackett, S D, 56, farmer, real estate $3,000, personal estate $400, b. CT
    Sackett, Marion E, 54, b. OH
    Sackett, Celestia, 23, teacher, conv school, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary, 18, teacher, conv school, b. OH
    Sackett, Hellen, 17, b. OH
    Sackett, Sherman, 15, b. OH
    Stewart, Alcinda, 5, b. IL.
  15. "US Civil War Soldiers, 1861–1865", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Solomon D, Private, 137th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D, 100 days, 1864, alternate names Salmon Sacket, Salmon J Sacket."
  16. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_256; Page: 96B; Family History Library Film: 545755
    Prairie City, McDonough County, Illinois, 8 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Chas E, 35, farmer, real estate $800, personal estate $500, b. OH
    Sackett, Salmon I, 67, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Elvia M, 64, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Hliata J, 32, b. OH
    Sackett, Jennie J, 7, b. NY.
  17. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, NA T9-0392/39B (TEK)
    Pleasant Ridge, Pawnee, Kansas, 8 Jun 1880
    S. D. Sackett, head, male, widower, 76, b. CT, farmer, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Jennie Sackett, dau, single, 16, b. IL, keeping house, father b. Wales, mother b. Wales.
Generation.Tree7O.7
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited28 April 2019