Erasmus Mason Sackett

(1822-1912)
FatherHarvey Sackett (1791-1875)
MotherThalia Eldred (1795-1843)
Erasmus Mason Sackett (1822–1912)
(Src: Kimberly Oberholtzer)
Erasmus Mason Sackett, farmer, son of Harvey Sackett and Thalia Eldred, was born in Tallmadge, Portage County, OhioG, on 20 September 1822.1,2 He died aged 89 in Ruggles Township, Ashland County, OhioG, on 2 March 19123 and was buried there on 4 March 1912.3 He married on 31 January 1850, Abigail Gates, daughter of G Gates and Abigail Ames.2 Abigail Gates was born in New YorkG, on 1 January 1828.4,5 She died aged 63 on 8 November 1891 and was buried at Ruggles CemeteryG.6
     In 1860 Erasmus was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, and was recorded in the census as E M Sacket, a farmer, aged 38 and born in Ohio. His farm was next door but one to his brother Erastus. Living with him were his wife Abigail, 32, their children, William, 9, Charles, 5, and Elmer, aged one, and Erasmus's unmarried sister Irena, aged 32. Also in the household was Abigail's brother Alfred Gates, 24, a farm laborer.7
     In 1870 he was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, and was recorded as E M Sackett, a farmer, aged 47. Living with him were his wife Abigail, 42, and their children, William, 19, Charles, 15, Elmer, 11, and Alice (Gertrude), aged five. Also in the household was Jane C Sackett, 43, assumed to be Erasmus's sister Irena.8
     In 1880 he was living in RugglesG, and was recorded as Erasmus M Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 58. Living with him were his wife Abigail, 52, and their son Charles, aged 25.9
     In 1900 Erasmus was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, in the household of his son Charles and daughter-in-law Mina, and was recorded in the census as Mason Sacket, a widower, aged 77.10
     In 1910 he was living at Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, in the household of his grandson Cloyd and granddaughter-in-law Lena, and was recorded as Erasmus M Sackett, a widower, aged 87.11
Erasmus Mason Sackett (1822–1912), Ruggles Cemetery, Ashland County, Ohio
(Src: Find A Grave, Bill Miller)
Abigail (Gates) Sackett (1828–1891), Ruggles Cemetery, Ashland County, Ohio
(Src: Find A Grave, Bill Miller)

Children of Erasmus Mason Sackett and Abigail Gates

Sackett Family Association descendants
Paul Sackett, Kimberly Oberholtzer and Stacy Crabbs.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Descendants of Erasmus Mason Sackett
Reference3838.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3838. E. Mason Sackett, b. Sept. 21, 1822; m. Abigail Gates."
  3. "Ohio Deaths, 1908–1953", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), film 1953233, image 1738, certificate 12650, "Erasmus Mason Sackett, 89 years 5 months 12 days, b. Talmadge, Ohio, 20 Sep 1822, widowed, farmer, d. Ruggles Twp., Ashland Co., Ohio, 2 Mar 1912, bur. Ruggles, Ohio, 4 Mar 1912, father Harvey Sackett b. Conn., mother Thalia Eldred b. Conn, informant C G Sackett, New London, O."
  4. Census.
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M653_930; Page: 11; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 803930
    Ruggles, Ashland County, Ohio, 6 Jun 1860
    [Next door but one to E T Sacket]
    Sacket, E M, 38, farmer, real estate $5,300, personal estate $1,645, b. OH
    Sacket, Abigal, 32, farm mistress, b. NY
    Sacket, Wm C, 9, b. OH
    Sacket, Charles G, 5, b. OH
    Sacket, Elmer S, 1, b. OH
    Gates, Alfred A, 24, farm laborer, real estate $900, b. OH
    Sacket, Irena C, 32, school teacher, personal estate $50, b. OH.
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M593_1169; Page: 803B; Image: 319687; Family History Library Film: 552668
    Ruggles, Ashland County, Ohio, 15 Jun 1870
    Sackett, E M, 47, farmer, real estate $10,700, personal estate $3,620, b. OH
    Sackett, Abigail, 42, keeping house, b. NY
    Sackett, Wm A, 19, b. OH
    Sackett, Charley G, 15, b. OH
    Sackett, Elmore, 11, b. OH
    Sackett, Alice G, 5, b. OH
    Sackett, Jane C, 43, b. OH.
  9. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1254991 NA T9-0991/216C(2)
    Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio
    Erasmus M. Sackett, head, married, 58, b. OH, farmer, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Abigail Sackett, wife, 52, b. NY, keeping house, father b. VT, mother b. VT
    Charles G. Sackett, son, single, 25, b. OH, farm hand, father b. OH, mother b. NY.
  10. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1237; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0001; FHL microfilm: 1241237
    Ruggles, Ashland County, Ohio, 14/15 Jun 1900
    Sacket, Charles, head, b. Dec 1854, 45, m. 18y, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. NY, farmer, farm owned free of mortgage
    Sacket, Mina, wife, b. Aug 1856, 43, m. 18y, 1 ch, living, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. OH
    Sacket, Cloid, son, b. May 1882, 18, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, at school
    McClure, Anna, servant, b. Mar 1880, 20, single, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Laday, George, hand, b. Nov 1880, 19, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, farm hand
    Sacket, Mason, father, b. Sep 1822, 77, wd, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  11. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_1151; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0001; FHL microfilm: 1375164
    Ruggles, Ashland County, Ohio, 7 May 1910
    [On same farm as, or next door to, father Charlie]
    Sackett, Cloyd M, head, 27, m1. 3y, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, farmer, home farm, rented
    Sackett, Lena M, wife, 28, m1. 3y, no ch, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Erasmus M, gfather, 87, wd, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett*, Hellen A, stepsister, 16, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    [*Hellen would have been the daughter of Eva Sturtedant and not a Sackett].
Last Edited31 July 2016