Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kimball Sackett1

(1873-1944)
FatherOrange E Sackett (1841-1928)
MotherEmma Susan Chesley (c 1850-1911)
Elizabeth Kimball Sackett
(1873–1944)
(Src: Dan Schafer)
Joseph Sparks Jr
(1865–1925)
(Src: Dan Schafer)
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kimball Sackett, daughter of Orange E Sackett and Emma Susan Chesley, was born in Decatur, Macon County, IllinoisG, on 11 November 1873.2 She died aged 71 in Galesburg, Knox County, IllinoisG, on 19 November 1944 and was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IllinoisG.3 She married at Red Cloud, Webster County, NebraskaG, on 24 February 1894, Joseph Sparks.4 Joseph was born in IllinoisG, in November 1865.5
     In 1880 Elizabeth was living at Illini, Macon County, IllinoisG, in the household of her parents Orange and Emma, and was recorded in the census as Lizzie Sackett, aged six and born in Illinois.6
     In 1885 she was living in Wyandotte County, KansasG, in the household of her parents Orange and Emma, and was recorded as Lizzie K Sackett, aged eleven and born in Illinois.7
     In 1900 she was living in Fairmont, Fillmore County, NebraskaG, in the household of her husband Joseph, 34, a school teacher, and was recorded as Lizzie S Sparks, aged 26. Living with them were their children, Joseph, 2, and Paul, aged one. There was also a female boarder in the household.8
     In 1910 she was living in Lincoln, Lancaster County, NebraskaG, in the household of her husband Joseph, 44, a clerk, and was recorded as Lizzie Sparks, aged 36. Living with them were their children, Westley, 12, Paul, 11, and Elizabeth, aged eight.9
     In 1920 she was living in Chicago, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband Joseph, 54, a government revenue agent, and was recorded as Esthur [sic] Sparks, aged 45. Living with them were their children, Joseph, 22, Paul, 20, and Elizabeth, 18 [also listed as Esthur].10
     In 1930 she was living in Chicago, IllinoisG, in the household of her daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Merrick Breck, and was recorded as Elizabeth K Sparks, aged 56, a widow.11

Children of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kimball Sackett and Joseph Sparks

Sackett Family Association descendants
Joe & Ruth Sparks.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Illinois Death Index 1908–1988", database, Ancestry.com, "Sparks, Elizabeth S, b. Decatur, IL, 11 Nov 1873, d. Galesburg, Knox County, IL, 19 Nov 1944, bur. Oakwoods, Chicago, Cook County, IL, housewife, res. Galesburg, spouse Joseph Sparks, father Orange E Sackett b. OH, mother Emma Chesley b. NH."
  4. "Nebraska Marriages, 1855–1995", database, FamilySearch, "24 Feb 1894, at Red Cloud, Webster, NE, Joseph Sparks, 22, b. IL, and Lizzie K Sackett, 20."
  5. Census.
  6. 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.
  7. 1885 Kansas state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: KS1885_144; Line: 19
    Sackett, Orange E, 43, agricultural implements agent, b. OH, military: Corporal, enlisted Il, company A, 114 regiment
    Sackett, Emma S, 34, school teacher, b. NH
    Sackett, Lizzie K, 11, b. IL
    Sackett, Arthur R, 9, b. IL
    Sackett, Raymond C, 7, b. IL
    Sackett, Dwight O, 5, b. IL.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 926; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0022; FHL microfilm: 1240926
    Fairmont, Fillmore County, Nebraska, 22 Jun 1900
    Sparks, Joseph, head, b. Nov 1865, 34, m. 6y, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, school teacher, home rented
    Sparks, Lizzie S, wife, b. Nov 1873, 26, m. 6y, 2 ch, both living, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Sparks, Joseph W, son, b. Nov 1897, 2, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul C, son, b. Jan 1899, 1, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Mockridge, Drusilla, boarder, b. Mar 1873, 27, single, b. IA, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng, school teacher.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_850; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0084; FHL microfilm: 1374863
    Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 23 Apr 1910
    Sparks, Joseph, head, 44, m1. 16y, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, clerk, State Supt Public Inst, home owned on mortgage
    Sparks, Lizzie, wife, 36, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH
    Sparks, Westley, son, 12, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul, son, 11, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Elizabeth, dau, 8, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_315; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 413; Image: 810
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 4 Jan 1920
    Sparks, Joseph, head, home rented, 54, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. OH, revenue agt, Government
    Sparks, Esthur, wife, 45, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NE
    Sparks, Joseph, son, 22, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL, chemist, lead company
    Sparks, Esthur, dau, 18, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sparks, Paul F, son, 20, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 479; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 1466; Image: 75.0; FHL microfilm: 2340214
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 7 Apr 1930
    Breck, Merrick R, head, home rented $100 pm, 30, m. at 25, b. TX, father b. MA, mother b. WI, physician, general practice
    Breck, Elizabeth E, wife, 28, m. at 23, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Breck, Eleanor F, dau, 8/12, b. IL, father b. TX, mother b. NE
    Sparks, Elizabeth K, mother-in-law, 56, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NH.
Last Edited30 June 2017