Laura Ellen Sackett

(1866-1943)
FatherJohn Benjamin Sackett1 (c 1828-1879)
MotherElizabeth Bandy1 (1834-1901)
Laura Ellen Sackett, daughter of John Benjamin Sackett and Elizabeth Bandy, was born in Cloverdale, Putnam County, IndianaG, on 26 May 1866.1,2,3 She died aged 76 in Clay County Hospital, Brazil, Clay County, IndianaG, on 11 February 1943 and was buried at Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, Clay CountyG, on 14 February 1943.4 She married in Clay County, IndianaG, on 7 December 1883, William Henry Brill, son of Heinrich "Henry" Brill and Catherine Elizabeth Tulley.5 William was born in Poland, Clay CountyG, on 14 June 1859.6 He died aged 72 on 10 May 19326 and was buried at Cottage Hill CemeteryG.6
     In 1870 Laura was living in Cloverdale, Putnam County, IndianaG, in the household of her parents John and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Laura E Sackett, aged six [actually four] and born in Indiana.7
     In 1880 she was living in Harmony, Clay County, IndianaG, in the household of her widowed mother Elizabeth, and was recorded as Laura E Sackett, aged 14 and born in Indiana.8
     In 1900 she was living at Jackson Street, Brazil, Clay County, IndianaG, in the household of her husband William, 40, a coal miner, and was recorded as Laura Brill, aged 34 and born in Indiana. Living with them were their children, Mamie, 13, Guy (wrongly listed as May), 11, Myrtle, 10, and Leah, aged six.9
     In 1910 she was living in Posey, Clay County, IndianaG, in the household of her husband William, 49, a coal mine laborer, and was recorded as Laurie E Brill, aged 47. Living with them were their children, Mamie, 22, Leah, 18 (but see note), Guy, 21, Myrta, 15, William, 7, and Doris, aged eleven months.10
     In 1920 she was living at South Waterworks Road, PoseyG, in the household of her husband William, 60, a coal miner, and was recorded as Laura Brill, aged 50. Living with them were their children, William Jr, 16, and Doris, aged eleven.11
     In 1930 she was living at Waterworks Road, PoseyG, in the household of her husband William, 68, a laborer in a clay works, and was recorded as Laura Brill, aged 59. They owned their home.12

Children of Laura Ellen Sackett and William Henry Brill

Sackett Family Association descendants
Richard Price.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Eugene Venne to Sackett List.
  2. Thurmon King's database, 7595 Laura Ellen Sackett.
  3. Death record.
  4. "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899–2011", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Brill, Laura Ellen, d. Clay Co Hospital, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, 11 Feb 1943, res. RR #2 Brazil, widow of William H Brill, age 76-8-15, b. Cloverdale, IN, 26 May 1866, housework, own home, father John B Sackett b. IN, mother Elizabeth Bandy b. IN, informant Mrs Mayme Wolverton, Brazil, cause myocarditis, bur. Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, 14 Feb 1943."
  5. "Indiana marriages 1811–1959", digital image, FamilySearch, "Marriage certificate, Clay County, Indiana, 7 Dec 1883, William Brill & Laura Sackett, by Edward Wilton, minister."
  6. Thurmon King's database, 7595 Laura Ellen Sackett.
  7. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_353; Page: 31A; Family History Library Film: 545852
    Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, 24 Jun 1870
    Sackett, John, 42, farmer, real estate $2,000, personal estate $1,160, b. IN
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 35, keeping house, b. IN
    Sackett, George N, 18, b. IN
    Sackett, Martha P, 16, b. IN
    Sackett, Nancy E, 14, b. IN
    Sackett, Frances, 12, b. IN
    Sackett, William C, 10, b. IN
    Sackett, Mary E, 8, b. IN
    Sackett, Laura E, 6, b. IN
    Sackett, James Grant?, 4, b. IN.
  8. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Harmony, Clay, Indiana
    Elizabeth Sackett, head, widow, 44, b. IN, keeps house, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Francis A. Sackett, dau, single, 21, b. IN, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    William Sackett, son, single, 19, b. IN, farmer, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Mary E. Sackett, dau, single, 17, b. IN, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Laura E. Sackett, dau, 14, b. IN, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    James O. Sackett, son, 12, b. IN, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Lydia M. Sackett, dau, 10, b. IN, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    FHL 1254269 NA T9-0269/356C (TEK, TCS).
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 363; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0004; FHL microfilm: 1240363
    Jackson, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, 5 Jun 1900
    Brill, William, head, b. Jun 1859, 40, m. 15y, b. IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, miner, coal, home rented
    Brill, Laura, wife, b. May 1866, 34, m. 15y, 4 ch, all living, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Mamie, dau, b. Aug 1886, 13, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, May [assumed error for son Guy], dau, b. Aug 1888, 11, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, Leah, son [sic], female [sic], b. Jul 1893, 6, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, Myrtle, dau, b. Mar 1890, 10, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_343; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0019; FHL microfilm: 1374356
    Posey, Clay County, Indiana, 21 Apr 1910
    Brill, William H, head, 49, m1. 25y, b. IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, laborer, coal mine, home owned on mortgage
    Brill, Laurie E, wife, 47, m1. 25y, 7 ch, 6 living, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Mamie, dau, 22, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, caretaker, dentist office
    Brill, Leah*, dau, 18, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Guy R, son, 21, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, stenographer, Govt land office
    Brill, Myrta, dau, 15, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, William, son, 7, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Dorris, dau, 11/12, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
    [*Leah, the daughter of William and Laura, was married by this date and was enumerated with her husband Edward Dally and their son Morris at Brazil. It is noted that Leah in the above census record is listed out of age sequence. She could possibly be the wife of Guy, although they were not married until about 1912.]
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_424; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 14
    South Waterworks Road, Posey, Clay County, Indiana, 10 Jan 1920
    Brill, William H, head, home owned free of mortgage, 60, b. US, father b. US, mother b. US, miner, coal mine
    Brill, Laura, wife, 50, b. US, father b. US, mother b. US
    Brill, William Jr, son, 16, b. IN, father b. US, mother b. US, laborer, factory
    Brill, Doris, dau, 11, b. IN, father b. US, mother b. US.
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 581; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0018; FHL microfilm: 2340316
    Water Works Road, Posey, Clay County, Indiana, 10 Apr 1930
    Brill, William, head, home owned $2,000, 68, m. at 23, b. IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, laborer, clay worker
    Brill, Laura, wife, 59, m. at 17, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
Last Edited5 November 2017