Sabina Sackett

(1828-1909)
FatherElijah Gibson Sackett (1809-1881)
MotherMalinda Lee (c 1809-)
Sabina Sackett
(1828–1909)
(Src: Erin Dennis)
Sabina Sackett, farmer, son of Elijah Gibson Sackett and Malinda Lee, was born in Delaware County, OhioG, on 22 March 1828.1,2,3,4 He died aged 80 in Anchor, McLean County, IllinoisG, on 19 March 1909 and was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Arrowsmith, McLean CountyG.2 He married in McLean CountyG, on 17 April 1855, Martha Elizabeth Hill, daughter of Jesse Hill and Nancy Beeler.5 They divorced in McLean CountyG, in 1885. Martha was born in Twin Grove, McLean CountyG, on 1 December 1838.6 She died aged 81 at home at 1021 East Front Street, Bloomington, McLean CountyG, on 22 January 19203 and was buried at Park Hill Cemetery, BloomingtonG.2
     In 1850 Sabina was living in Berlin, Delaware County, OhioG, in the household of B W May, a carpenter, and was recorded in the census as Sabina Sackett, a farmer, aged 22 and born in Ohio. The May property was next door to that of Sabina's parents Elijah and Malinda.7
     In 1860 he was living in Padua, McLean County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Zebina Sacket, a farmer, aged 29. Living with him were his wife Martha, 22, and their son William, aged two.8
     Sabina registered for the Civil War (Union) draft in the 8th district, Illinois, in June 1863. He was a farmer of Bloomington, aged 34 and married.9
     In 1870 he was living in Arrowsmith, McLean County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Sabina Sackett, a farmer, aged 41. Living with him were his wife Martha, 31, and their children, William, 12, George, 10, Effa, 2, and an unnamed son (later named Irvin James) aged one month.10
     In 1880 he was living in Arrowsmith, McLean CountyG, and was recorded as Sabina Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Martha, 42, and their children, George, 20, Mary, 12, Irwin, 10, and Seth, aged eight.11
     After their divorce Martha was listed in the Bloomington City Directory from 1889 to 1919 as Sabina's widow.12
     In 1900 Sabina was living in Arrowsmith, McLean CountyG, in the household of his son Seth and daughter-in-law Lizzie, and was recorded in the census as Sabinie Sackett, a landlord, aged 72.13
     In 1900 Martha was living in the household of her son William at Adelaide Street, Normal, McLean County, IllinoisG and was listed as a widow [she was divorced] aged 62.14
     In 1910 she was living in the household of her son William at East Front Street, Bloomington, McLean CountyG and was listed as a widow aged 68 [actually 71].15
     In 1920 she was living in the household of her son William at 1021 E Front Street, BloomingtonG and was listed as a widow aged 83.16
Martha (Hill) Sackett
(1838–1920)
(Src: Erin Dennis)
Sabina Sackett (1828–1909), Greenwood Cemetery, Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Bob & Nancy Cannon)
Martha E (Hill) Sackett (1838–1920), Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Tony Cannon)
Sabina Sackett's house
(Src: Erin Dennis)

Children of Sabina Sackett and Martha Elizabeth Hill

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 22890
Sabina Sackett in Portrait ... of McLean County, Illinois
Sackett Family Association descendants
Erin Dennis.
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart
William Hiram Sackett & Ada "Addie" Smith relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4507. Sabin Sackett, m. Martha Hill."
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. Obituary.
  4. Email from Erin Dennis to Chris Sackett, July 2018.
  5. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920", database, Ancestry.com, "17 Apr 1855, McLean County, Illinois, Sabina Sacket & Martha E Hill."
  6. The Pantagraph newspaper obituary gives Martha's date of birth as 17 Apr 1832. Her gravestone has 1 Dec 1838 and this is consistent with her ages stated in census records.
  7. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_675, p. 241b
    Berlin, Delaware, Ohio, 29 Aug 1850
    1988/2000
    May, B W, 26, m, carpenter, b. OH
    May, Walter, 40, m, carpenter, b. OH
    Marten, William, 20, m, laborer, b. OH
    Shoemaker, Elias, 22?, m, machinist, b. ?
    Sackett, Sabina, 22, m, farmer, b. OH
    [Next door to E G Sackett].
  8. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_204; Page: 265; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Padua, McLean County, Illinois, 5 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Zebina, 29, farmer, real estate $800, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Martha, 22, b. IL
    Sacket, William, 2, b. IL.
  9. "US Civil War draft registrations records 1863–1865", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Sabina, of Bloomington, 34, farmer, married, b. Ohio, enumerated June 1863, 8th district, Illinois, white, class I."
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_258; Page: 20A; Family History Library Film: 545758
    Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois, 26 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Sabina, 41, farmer, real estate $6,400, personal estate $1,000, b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, 31, keeping house, b. IL
    Sackett, William, 12, b. IL
    Sackett, George, 10, b. IL
    Sackett, Effa M, 2, b. IL
    Sackett, Anonymous, 1/12, male, b. IL, b. May.
  11. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 231; Page: 565A; Enumeration District: 180
    Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois
    Sackett, Sabina, head, 52, married, farmer, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Martha, wife, 42, keeping house, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. OH
    Sackett, George W, son, 20, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Mary, dau, 12, at school, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Irwin, son, 10, at school, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Seth, son, 8, at school, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
  12. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1889, "Sackett Martha E., (wid. Sabina), domestic, 920 W. Moulton."; 1891, 1893, 1895, "Sackett Martha E (wid Sabina), res 920 W Moulton."; 1902, "Sackett Martha E Mrs, res N Adelaide, Normal."; 1904, "Sackett Martha E, res 1021 E Front."; 1905, "Sackett, Mrs. Martha E., res. 1021 E. Front."; 1907, "Sackett, Martha E. (wid. Sabina), res. 1021 E. Front."; 1913, "Sackett Martha E (wid Sabine), r 1021 E Front."; 1915, "Sackett Martha (wid Sabine), r 1021 E Front."; 1917, "Sackett Martha (wid Sabina) r 1021 E Front."; 1919, "Sackett Martha H (wid Sabina) r 1021 E Front."
  13. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0076; FHL microfilm: 1240321
    Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois, 10 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Seth, head, b. Nov 1872, 27, m. 4y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, farmer
    Sackett, Lizzie, wife, b. Jul 1878, 21, m. 4y, 3 ch, none living, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Sabinie, father, b. Mar 1828, 72, wid, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. NY, landlord
    Myrldom, Margret, [relationship indecipherable], b. Apr 1884, 15, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, servant.
  14. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 17; Enumeration District: 0117; FHL microfilm: 1240323
    Adelaide Street, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, 23 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Wm H, head, b. Jan 1858, 42, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Pearl, dau, b. Aug 1883, 16, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Lettie, dau, b. Sep 1885, 14, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Guy, son, b. Aug 1887, 12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Fay, son, b. Nov 1889, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, b. Jun 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha E, mother, b. Dec 1837, 62, wid, 6 ch, 5 living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. OH.
  15. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_306; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0087; FHL microfilm: 1374319
    East Front Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 16 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Wm, head, 51, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. PA, carpenter, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 14, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha E, mother, 68, wid, 5 ch, 4 living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. ?
  16. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_387; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 109
    1021 E Front Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 2 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Will, head, home owned free of mortgage, 62, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, contract carpenter
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 24, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, mother, 83, wid, b. IL, father b. WA, mother b. IL.
Generation.Tree4507.9Q.7
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett of Hopewell, New Jersey
Last Edited16 September 2018