Homer Sackett

(1823-1906)
FatherOrange Sackett (1796-1877)
MotherAmanda Minerva Sheldon (-1880)
Homer Sackett
(1823–1906)
(Src: Irene Haas)
Homer Sackett, son of Orange Sackett and Amanda Minerva Sheldon, was born in Mendon, New York StateG, on 17 August 1823.1,2 He died aged 82 in Avon, Livingston County, New York StateG, on 4 April 1906.2 He married on 19 August 1846, Margaret McKenzie, daughter of John D McKenzie and Catherine McArthur.1,2 Margaret was born in Galt (now Cambridge), Ontario, CanadaG, on 22 January 1820.2 She died in AvonG, on 22 April 1895.2
     In 1870 Homer was living in Avon, Livingston CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Homer Sackett, farmer, aged 46 and born in New York. His personal estate was valued at $18,850. Living with him were his wife Margaret, 49, (with personal estate of $8,000), and their children, Orange, 22, Edgar, 21, Charles, 18, Sarah, 12, and Cora, aged nine. Also in the household were two female domestic servants and nine male farm laborers.3
     In 1880 he was living in AvonG, and was recorded as Homer Sackett, head of household, a farmer, married, aged 56, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Margaret, aged 59, and born in Canada, and their children, Orange, 32, Charles, 28, and Cora, aged 19. Also in the household were Frank J Weisert, 25, William Hardy, 17, and Mary Stokes, 16.4

Children of Homer Sackett and Margaret McKenzie

Sackett Family Association descendants
Irene Haas.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Descendants of Orange Sackett
Reference3903.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3903. Homer Sacket, m. Margaret McKinzie."
  2. Email from Irene Haas to Chris Sackett, 20 February 2007.
  3. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_965, p. 15A, image 34, FHL film 552464
    Avon, Livingston County, New York
    Sackett, Homer, 46, farmer, [real estate blank], personal estate $18,850, b. New York
    Sackett, Margaret, 49, keeping house, personal estate $8,000, b. Canada West
    Sackett, Orange E, 22, farm laborer, personal estate $600, b. New York
    Sackett, Edgar G, 21, farm laborer, personal estate $500, b. New York
    Sackett, Charles H, 18, farm laborer, b. New York
    Sackett, Sarah, 12, attending school, b. New York
    Sackett, Cora M, 9, attending school, b. New York
    Stanton, Catharine, 25, domestic servant, b. Ireland
    Welch, Ellen, 23, domestic servant, b. Ireland
    Howery, Christopher C, 35, farm laborer, b. New York
    Wolf, John, 40, farm laborer, personal estate $200, b. Baden
    Stephens, Fredrick, 40, farm laborer, personal estate $100, b. Prussia
    Flowerbelt, Henry, 28, farm laborer, b. Darmstadt
    Bernick, John, 21, farm laborer, b. Darmstadt
    Ripley, Richard, 40, farm laborer, b. New York
    Roger, Jacob, 24, farm laborer, b. Darmstadt
    Ma..son, James, 24, farm laborer, b. Virginia
    Aaron, Obrien, 40, farm laborer, b. New York.
  4. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254858, NA T9-0858/1A (TEK)
    District 1, Avon, Livingston, New York
    Homer SACKETT, head, married, 56, b. NY, farmer, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Margaret SACKETT, wife, 59, b. Canada, keeping house, father b. Scotland, mother b. Scotland
    Orange SACKETT, son, single, 32, b. NY, R.R. conductor, father b. NY, mother b. Canada
    Charles H. SACKETT, son, single, 28, b. NY, R.R. clerk, father b. NY, mother b. Canada
    Cora M. SACKETT, dau, single, 19, b. NY, teacher, father b. NY, mother b. Canada
    Frank J. WEISERT, other, single, 25, b. NY, R.R. brakeman, father b. BAV, mother b. NY
    William HARDY, other, single, 17, b. NY, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Mary STOKES, other, single, 16, b. Canada, domestic servt., father b. England, mother b. Canada.
Last Edited29 March 2013