Francis M Sackett

(c 1833-1903)
FatherElijah Gibson Sackett (1809-1881)
MotherMalinda Lee (c 1810-)
Francis M Sackett, farmer, son of Elijah Gibson Sackett and Malinda Lee, was born in OhioG, in about 1833.1,2 He died on 4 December 1903.1 He married Ruth Sophia Sayer.1 She was born in OhioG, in about 1834.3
     In 1860 Francis was living in Oldtown, McLean County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Francis M Sacket, a farmer, aged 26. Living with him were his wife Ruth, 26, and their children, Elijah, 2, (enumerated in error as Eliza) and Charles, aged six months. Also in the household was Francis's brother Hiram, 28.4
     Francis Sackett served the Union in the American Civil War in the 1st Regiment of Illinois Cavalry.1
     In 1870 Francis was living in Cheney's Grove, McLean County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Francis M Sackett, a farmer, aged 37 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Ruth, 36, and their children, Elijah, 12, Charles, 10, John, 6, Thomas, 4, and Milton, aged seven months.5
     In 1880 he was living in Harrison, Adair County, IowaG, and was recorded as F M Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 47 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Ruth, 46, sons, Elijah, 22, Charles, 20, John, 16, Guy, 13, and Reuben, 5, and daughter Cora, aged seven.6

Children of Francis M Sackett and Ruth Sophia Sayer

Sackett Family Association descendants
Bruce Sackett, Annette Woodmark and Robert Molby.
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart
Thanet DNA chart 6
Reference4509.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4509. Franklin M. Sackett, d. Dec. 4, 1903, m. Ruth Sayer."
    "4509. Franklin M. Sackett, of Delaware, Ohio, and Greenfield, Iowa, son of (1810) Elijah G. and Malinda Lee Sackett, was by occupation a farmer. During the early part of the war for the preservation of the Union he served eight months in the 1st Regiment of Illinois Cavalry.
  2. Census.
  3. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325 NA T9-0325/99B (TEK)
    Harrison, Adair, Iowa
    T. M. SACKETT, head, male, married, 47, b. OH, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Ruth S. SACKETT, wife, 46, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    E. G. SACKETT, son, single, 22, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Chas. SACKETT, son, single, 20, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    John A. SACKETT, son, 16, b. IL, herder, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Guy SACKETT, son, 13, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    F. C. SACKETT, dau, 7, b. IA, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Reuben V. SACKETT, son, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Oct. BALL, other, male, single, 28, b. OH, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  4. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_204; Page: 394; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Oldtown, McLean County, Illinois, 18 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Francis M, 26, farmer, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Ruth S, 26, b. OH
    Sacket, Eliza G [sic], 2, f [sic], b. IL
    Sacket, Charles R, 6/12, b. IL
    Sacket, Hiram G, 28, farmer, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Maria L R, 21, b. OH.
  5. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_258, p. 269B, Image 543, FHL Film 545758
    Cheney Grove, McLean County, Illinois, 4 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Francis M, 37, farmer, personal estate $2,000, b. OH
    Sackett, Ruth, 36, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Elijah, 12, b. IL
    Sackett, Charles S, 10, b. IL
    Sackett, John A, 6, b. IL
    Sackett, Thomas, 4, b. IL
    Sackett, Milton H, 7/12, b. Oct, b. IL.
  6. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325 NA T9-0325/99B (TEK/CRS)
    Harrison, Adair, Iowa
    F. M. Sackett, head, male, married, 47, b. OH, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Ruth S. Sackett, wife, 46, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    E. G. Sackett, son, single, 22, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Chas. Sackett, son, single, 20, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    John A. Sackett, son, 16, b. IL, herder, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Guy Sackett, son, 13, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    F. C. Sackett, dau, 7, b. IA, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Reuben V. Sackett, son, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Oct. Ball, boarder, male, single, 28, b. OH, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
Last Edited30 July 2017