Lydia Jane Sackett

(1849-1914)
FatherElijah Gibson Sackett (1809-1881)
MotherMalinda Lee (c 1809-)
Lydia Jane Sackett, daughter of Elijah Gibson Sackett and Malinda Lee, was born in Delaware, OhioG, in November 1849.1,2,3 She died aged 64 in Luverne, Rock County, MinnesotaG, on 25 November 19144 and was buried at Maplewood Cemetery, LuverneG.5 She married in Adair County, IowaG, on 4 March 1875, James B Speers.2,3,6 James was born in McLean County, IllinoisG, on 8 February 1854.7 He died aged 72 in LuverneG, on 30 December 19267 and was buried at Maplewood Cemetery, LuverneG.5
     In 1850 Lydia was living in Berlin, Delaware County, OhioG, in the household of her parents Elijah and Malinda, and was recorded in the census as Lydia J Sackett, aged nine months and born in Ohio.8
     In 1860 she was living in Bloomington, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of her parents Elijah and Malinda, and was recorded as Lydia Sackett, aged eleven.9
     In 1870 she was living in Cheney Grove, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of her sister Catherine and brother-in-law John Burroughs, and was recorded as Lydia J Sackett, aged 20. Also in the household were her sister Josephine with her husband Martin Hayward and their children, Charles and Katy. Her parents Elijah and Malinda were living next door.10
     In 1880 she was living in West, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband James B Spears, 26, a farmer, and was recorded as Lydia Spears, aged 29. Their son Daniel, aged two, was living with them.11
     In 1900 she was living in Mound, Rock County, MinnesotaG, in the household of her husband James, 46, a farmer, and was recorded as Liddie Speers, aged 49. Living with them were their children, Clay, 22, Nora, 14, Teddy, 12, and Minnie, aged nine.12
     In 1910 she was living at Main Street, Luverne, Rock County, MinnesotaG, in the household of her husband James, 56, and was recorded as Lydia Speers, aged 60. They rented their home.13

Children of Lydia Jane Sackett and James B Speers

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 22905 Lydia Jane Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Kathy Osborne.
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4517. Lydia Sackett, m. James Spear."
  3. Email from Kathy Osborne to Chris Sackett, June 2018.
  4. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2002", database, Ancestry.com, "Speers, Lidia Jane, d. Rock County, MN, 25 Nov 1914."
  5. Email from Kathy Osborne to Sackett List, June 2018.
  6. "Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809–1992", database, Ancestry.com, "4 Mar 1875, Adair County, Iowa, James B Speers & Lydia J or A Sackett."
  7. Thurmon King's database.
  8. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_675, p. 242
    Berlin, Delaware, Ohio, 29 Aug 1850
    1989/2001
    Sackett, E G, 41, m, farmer, real estate $450, b. PA
    Sackett, Malinda, 41, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Hiram A, 19, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Francis M, 17, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Lyman, 15, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Josephine, 13, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Mariah, 11, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 9, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 7, m [sic], b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, 5, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Catharine, 3, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Lydia J, 9/12, f, b. OH
    Justus, John S, 22, m, farmer, b. OH
    [Next door to Sabina Sackett].
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_204; Page: 545; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois
    Sackett, Elzah, 50, farmer, real estate $2,000, personal estate $1,200, b. OH
    Sackett, Malina, 49, b. OH
    Sackett, Lyman, 28, b. OH
    Sackett, Thiam, 25, b. OH
    Sackett, Josephine, 23, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 20, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 17, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Martha, 15, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Cathirine, 13, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Lydia, 11, b. OH, at school
    Bowary, Jarvis, 12, b. OH, at school
    Barns, James, 22, labourer, b. OH.
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_258; Page: 270A; Family History Library Film: 545758
    Cheney Grove, McLean County, Illinois, 6 Aug 1870
    Burroughs, John E, 23, laborer, personal estate $375, b. OH, m. in Oct
    Burroughs, Catherine, 23, keeping house, b. OH, m. in Oct
    Heller, Augustus, 18, laborer, b. PA
    Duncan, Augusta, 3, b. IL
    Hayward, Martin C, 40, laborer, personal estate $200, b. NY
    Hayward, Josephine, 33, living in family, b. OH
    Sackett, Lydia J, 20, living in family, b. OH
    Hayward, Charles, 7, b. IL
    Hayward, Katy, 4, b. IL
    [Next door to Elijah Sackett household].
  11. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, James B Spears, head, married, 26, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Lydia Spears, other, married, 29, b. OH, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Daniel C Spears, other, 2, b. IL, at home, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    NA T9-0231/562C (TEK).
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0252
    Mound, Rock County, Minnesota, 18 Jun 1900
    Speers, James B, head, b. Feb 1854, 46, m. 24y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, farmer, home rented
    Speers, Liddie, wife, b. Nov 1850, 49, m. 24y, 7 ch, 5 living, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. PA
    Speers, Clay, son, b. Apr 1878, 22, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, farm laborer
    Speers, Nora, dau, b. May 1887, 14, b. MN, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Speers, Teddy, son, b. Sep 1887, 12, b. MN, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Speers, Minnie, dau, b. Dec 1890, 9, b. MN, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school.
  13. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_713; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0174; FHL microfilm: 1374726
    Main Street, Luverne South Ward, Rock County, Minnesota, 27 Apr 1910
    Speers, James B, head, 56, m1. 35y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, occ: drill?, industry: wells, home rented
    Speers, Lydia, wife, 60, m1. 35y, 7 ch, 5 living, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
Reference4517.9Q.7
Last Edited13 July 2018