Edwin M Sackett1

(1844-1915)
FatherNehemiah Jobe D Sackett2 (1817-1887)
MotherEmeline Wood2 (c 1820-1893)
Edwin M Sackett
(1844–1915)
Nehemiah Sackett gallery
Edwin M Sackett, farmer, son of Nehemiah Jobe D Sackett and Emeline Wood, was born in Delaware County, New York StateG, on 14 December 1844.3 He died aged 70 in Liberty Township, PennsylvaniaG, on 17 November 19153 and was buried at Mountain Valley Cemetery, Jessup, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG.4 He married in say 1867, Lydia J Osterhout.2 Lydia was born in PennsylvaniaG, on 22 August 1848.3,5 She died on 10 July 1930.3
     Edwin served during the American Civil War in the 50th New York Engineer Regiment.4
     In 1880 Edwin was living at Liberty, Susquehanna County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Edwin M Sackett, head of household, married, a farmer, aged 35, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Lydia, aged 31 and born in Pennsylvania, and their children Hattie (12), Samuel (11), Herbert (5), and Mattie (3.)5

Children of Edwin M Sackett and Lydia J Osterhout

  • Hattie L Sackett3 b. c 1868, d. 11 Mar 1928
  • Samuel Edwin Sackett+2 b. 24 May 1869, d. 10 Feb 1954
  • Herbert F Sackett3 b. c 1875, d. 22 Jul 1928
  • Mattie E Sackett3 b. c 1877, d. 16 Feb 1941
Association member descendants
Sackett Family Association descendants and researchers of Edwin M Sackett and Lydia J Osterhout:
William Mark "Bill" Sackett, Stephen E Sackett and Warren Ayer.
ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart
Descendants of Nehemiah Sackett
Reference8P.9

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Email from Bill Sackett to Sackett List.
  3. Email from Bill Sackett to Chris Sackett, 30 March 2004.
  4. "Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777–1999", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Susquehanna County. Sackett, Edwin M, b. 14 Dec 1844, d. 1915, veteran of Civil War, Army, Co B 50 Regt New York Eng, Private, Mountain Valley Cemetery, Jessup Twp, family headstone, info 6-4-42."
  5. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1255196 NA T9-1196/144C(2) (TEK)
    Liberty, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania
    Edwin M. SACKETT, head, married, 35, b. NY, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Lydia J. SACKETT, wife, 31, b. PA, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Hattie L. SACKETT, dau, 12, b. PA, at home, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Samuel E. SACKETT, son, 11, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Herbert F. SACKETT, son, 5, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Mattie E. SACKETT, dau, 3, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    David MARSHALL, other, 25, b. PA, bark peeler, father b. ---, mother b. ---.
Last Edited23 August 2015