Orlin Sackett1,2,3

(1824-1905)
FatherZelotus Sackett (1788-aft 1860)
MotherSabrina ___ (c 1795-1843)
Orlin Sackett
(1824-1905)
Orlin Sackett, farmer of Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota, son of Zelotus Sackett and Sabrina ___, was born in New York StateG, on 7 October 1824.4 He died aged 81 in Pine Island Township, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, on 13 December 1905.5 He married first before 1847, Lucinda Johnson, probably the daughter of Daniel and Sarah Johnson. Lucinda was born in New York StateG, on 17 December 1826.4 He died in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG.6 Orlin married second at Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, in 1860, Ann Elizabeth Hanscom.7 Ann was born in Levant, MaineG, on 29 December 1838.8 He died in Nashville Center, Martin County, MinnesotaG.9,7
     In 1850 Orlin was living in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Orlen Sackett, a laborer, aged 26, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Lucinda, aged 23, and born in NY, and their children, Lucy, 4, and George, aged one. Also in the household was Betsey Lyon, aged 16.10
     In 1860 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Alden Sackett, a farmer, aged 33, and born in New York. Living with him were his children, George (11), and Sarah (8.)11
     In 1870 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Orlin Sackett, a farmer, aged 46, and born in New York. Living with him were his second wife Ann, aged 32, and born in Maine, Orlin's son George (20) (by his first wife Lucinda), and Orlin and Ann's children, Edward (8), Emina (6), and twins Elin and Elton (1.)12
     In 1880 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Orlin Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Ann, aged 41, and born in Maine, and their children, Edward, 18, Mina, 15, Ella 11, Elton 11, and Emma, aged three.13
Obituary

“Orlan Sackett, one of the pioneer settlers of Roscoe, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Scofield, near Zumbrota, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, after an illness of several weeks duration. As above stated Mr. Sackett was a pioneer of Roscoe, where he lived for many years, finally selling his farm and drifting away as so many others did before and have since done. No particulars are obtainable at this time, but will be published later. Deceased was about 80 of age.”

Pine Island Record, December 21, 1905, Vol. XXV No. XXIII page 5

Children of Orlin Sackett and Lucinda Johnson

  • Lucy Sackett b. 6 Feb 1845, d. 6 Feb 1885
  • George Steven Sackett+ b. 13 Oct 1850, d. 1 Jan 1926
  • Sarah Sackett b. c 1852

Children of Orlin Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Hanscom

ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Thanet DNA chart 1
Reference8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Data on this individual is from Thurmon King's website The Sacketts of America Updated (http://freepages.books.rootsweb.com/~teking/index.htm).
  3. Picture supplied by Pam Offerdahl.
  4. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  5. Vital Records, Goodhue County, Minnesota, Death Records: Book 4, page 91, line 15
    "Orlin Sackett, male, white, widowed, d. December 13, 1905, age 81 years 2 months 6 days, b. New York, cause of death: pyemia, occupation farmer, d. Pine Island township, parents unknown b. America, attending physician Dr. Matson, Zumbrota, MN."
  6. Cemetery Records, Fairview Cemetery, Naples, Ontario County, New York, "Lucinda Sackett Wife of Orlin Died Oct 1856 Age 29-10-6."
  7. "Martin County Sentinel
    February 7, 1890
    Obituary
    Ann Elizabeth Hanscom was born in Banhor, Maine, Dec 28th, 1837. When quite young she moved with her parents to Ohio; and from there to Wisconsin; then to Minnesota. In 1860 she was married to Orlin Sackett and settled in Goodhue county. While there she and her husband started in the Christian life and united with the M. E. church. In 1886 they moved to Nashville Center, Martin county, where they have since resided. After a long and painful illness she died Jan. 23, 1890, aged 53 years. She leaves a husband and several children to mourn her death. Sermon by the writer at Nashville Center F. B. church. Text Heb. 6:18. May heaven's richest blessing accompany the bereaved ones. J. M. Young."
  8. Vital Records, Levant, Maine, "Anne Elizabeth Hanscum b. December 29, 1838 Levant, Maine."
  9. Death 23 January 1890 recorded in Hanscom Family Bible.
  10. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), Roll: M432_571/22[2] (TEK)
    Naples, Ontario County, NY
    Sackett, Orlen, 26, male, laborer, b. NY
    Sacket, Lucinda, 23, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy, 4, b. NY
    Sacket, George, 1, b. NY
    Lyon, Betsey, 16, b. NY
    [Record immediately follows that for Lotas Sacket].
  11. 1860 Census for United States, page 684 family #55
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Alden Sackett, 33, b. NY, farmer
    George Sackett, 11, b. NY
    Sarah Sackett, 8, b. NY.
  12. "1870 US Federal Census", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org),
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Sackett, Orlin, 46, b. New York, farmer
    Sackett, Ann E., 32, b. Maine
    Sackett, George S., 20, b. New York, at home
    Sackett, Edward, 8, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Emina B., 6, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elin, 1, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elton, 1, b. Minnesota.
  13. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1254621 NA T9-0621/411D
    Roscoe, Goodhue, Minnesota
    Orlin Sackett, head, married, 55, b. NY, farmer, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    Ann Sackett, wife, 41, b. ME, keeping house, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    Edward Sackett, son, single, 18, b. MN, assist on farm, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Mina Sackett, dau, 15, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Ella Sackett, dau, 11, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Elton Sackett, son, 11, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Emma Sackett, dau, 3, b. MN, father b. NY, mother b. ME.
Last Edited28 November 2015