Edward Curtis Sackett

(1831-1917)
FatherNorman Sackett (1788-1834)
MotherMary Goudy (-1833)
Edward Curtis Sackett
(1831–1917)
(Src: Myra Roper)
Edward Curtis Sackett, son of Norman Sackett and Mary Goudy, was born in Akron, Summit County, OhioG, on 6 July 1831.1,2 He died aged 85 in Bluffdale, Greene County, IllinoisG, on 13 March 1917 and was buried at Carrollton City Cemetery, Greene CountyG, on 15 March 1917.3 He married first in Sangamon County, IllinoisG, on 17 April 1856, Mary Ann Morgan, daughter of Camelia ___.1 She died on 11 July 1863.2 He married second in Woodville, Greene County, IllinoisG, on 11 January 1866, Mary E Bradley.2 Mary was born in IllinoisG, in September 1843.4
     Edward served in the US Army, enlisting at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OhioG on 6 September 1849 in Company I, 5th Infantry Regiment. He was discharged at Fort Washita on 25 June 1851.5
     In 1860 Edward was living at Mount Auburn, Christian County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as E C Sacket, a farmer, aged 28 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Mary, 28, and their children, John, 3, and Edward, aged two.6
     Edward served in the Union Army during the American Civil War, enlisting as a Private at DeWitt County, Illinois, on 27 July 1861 in the 41st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He rose through the ranks and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in October 1862. He was injured by a shell burst during the Battle of Jackson, Tennessee, in July 1863, causing damage to his hearing. He was discharged at the expiration of his term of service at Springfield, Illinois, on 20 August 1864.
     In 1870 he was living in Woodville, Greene County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Ed Sackett, a teacher, aged 38 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his second wife Mary, 27, Edward's son Norman, 13, and Edward and Mary's children, Harriet, 3, and William, aged one.7
     In 1880 he was living in Woodville, Greene County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Eduard Sackett, a teacher, head of household, married, aged 48. Living with him were his wife Mary, 35, and children, Harriet, 13, William, 11, Francis, 8, Charles, 6, Ernest, 3, and James, aged one.8
     In 1900 Edward's wife Mary was living in Carrollton, Greene County, IllinoisG and was recorded as Mary E Sackett, head of household, aged 56. The family home was owned free of mortgage. Living with her were her unmarried children, Harriet, 33, James, 21, and Elsie, aged 19. Mary's son Ernest was living next door with his family.9
     In 1910 he was an inmate, aged 78, with the rank of sergeant at the Soldiers & Sailors Home, Riverside, Adams County, IllinoisG. He was also the census enumerator.10 In 1910 Mary was living at Pine Street, CarrolltonG and was recorded as Mary Sackett, head of household, aged 66. She was mistakenly listed as widowed. Living with her were her unmarried daughter Elsie, 30, and grandson (Ernest's son) Ralph, aged ten.11
Edward Curtis Sackett in 1866
(Src: Myra Roper)
Edward Curtis Sackett, certificate of record, American Civil War service
James Curtis Sackett, Ernest Claudius Sackett, Charles Marion Sackett, William Mason Sackett, Francis Absolom "Frank" Sackett
(Martha) Elsie Sackett, Mary (Bradley) Sackett, Edward Curtis Sackett, Henry Ashman Sackett, Harriet Selima Sackett
(Src: Myra Roper)
Edward Curtis Sackett (1931–1917), Carrollton City Cemetery, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, P Meado)
Edward Curtis Sackett (1931–1917), Carrollton City Cemetery, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, P Meado)

Children of Edward Curtis Sackett and Mary Ann Morgan

Children of Edward Curtis Sackett and Mary E Bradley

Sackett Family Association descendants
Janet French.
Myra Roper and Patricia Stahnke.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference3864.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3852a Edward C. Sackett, b. July 6, 1831, m. Mary Morgan." [There is an inconsistency in Weygant's numbering here. He has Edward C. listed as 3852a on p. 251 and as 3864 on p. 353]
  2. Civil War record.
  3. "Illinois Death Index 1908–1988", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Edward C, b. Ohio, 6 Jul 1831, d. Bluffdale, Greene, IL, 13 Mar 1917, bur. Carrollton, Greene, IL, 15 Mar 1917, age 85, retired school teacher, widower, father Norman Sackett b. CT, mother Gowdy."
  4. Census.
  5. "US Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798–1914", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Register no 301, Sackett, Edward C, 18, hair sandy, complexion florid, ht 5' 8½", b. Ohio, Summit Co, farmer, enlisted 6 Sep 1849, at Cleveland, by St Hayman, 5 Inf Regt, Company I, discharge 25 Jun 1851, by order, at Fort Washita, Private."
  6. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M653_161; Page: 886; Image: 224; Family History Library Film: 803161
    Mount Auburn, Christian County, Illinois
    Sacket, E C, 28, farmer, personal estate $300, b. OH
    Sacket, Mary A, 28, domestic, b. IL
    Sacket, John N, 3, b. IL
    Sacket, Edward C, 2, b. IL.
  7. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M593_224; Page: 134A; Image: 266535; Family History Library Film: 545723
    Woodville, Greene County, Illinois
    Sackett, Ed, 38, teacher, personal estate $300, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary, 27, hk, b. IL
    Sackett, Norman, 13, b. IL
    Sackett, Sackett, 3, b. IL
    Sackett, Wm, 1, b. IL.
  8. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), NA T9-0209/215A
    Woodville, Greene, Illinois
    Eduard Sackett, head, married, 48, b. OH, teacher, father b. CT, mother b. Ireland
    Mary Sackett, wife, 35, b. IL, keeping house, father b. TN, mother b. TN
    Harriet Sackett, dau, 13, b. IL, at school, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. IL, at school, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Francis Sackett, son, 8, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Charles Sackett, son, 6, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Ernest Sackett, son, 3, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    James Sackett, son, 1, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 303; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1240303
    Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, 28 Jun 1900
    [next door to son Ernest Sackett]
    Sackett, Mary E, head, b. Sep 1843, 56, m. 34y, 7 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. TN, mother b. TN, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Harriet S, dau, b. Nov 1866, 33, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Sackett, James C, son, b. Mar 1879, 21, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter
    Sackett, Elsie M, dau, b. Jul 1880, 19, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_229; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0028; FHL microfilm: 1374242
    Soldiers & Sailors Home, Riverside, Adams County, Illinois, 15 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Edward C, inmate, 78, m2. 44y, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. Ireland, sergeant, S & S Home
    [Edward was also the census enumerator].
  11. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_289; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0033; FHL microfilm: 1374302
    Pine Street, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, 27 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Mary, head, 66, wd [sic], 7 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. TN, mother b. TN
    Sackett, Elsie, dau, 30, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, telephone office, hello girl
    Sackett, Ralph, gdau [sic], 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
Last Edited1 February 2017