David Alexander Sackett1,2

(1821-1895)
FatherSamuel S Sackett (1797-1880)
MotherSarah Wickard (1799-)
(Src: Louella Sexsmith)
David Alexander Sackett, son of Samuel S Sackett and Sarah Wickard, was born in Hanover Township, Butler County, OhioG, on 6 March 1821. He died aged 74 in Ventura County, CaliforniaG, on 1 June 1895. He married first in Ogle County, IllinoisG, on 4 March 1841, Sarah Lawrence, daughter of John Lawrence and Susan ___. Sarah was born at Bunker Hill, Kent, EnglandG, on 23 June 18193 and baptized at Tudeley and Capel, KentG.4 She died aged 39 in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CaliforniaG, on 6 May 18595,6 and was buried at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, PetalumaG.7 He married second in PetalumaG, on 29 March 1860, Emily Jane Stevens.5 Emily was born in Kennebunkport, York County, MaineG, on 21 July 18325 and died aged 67 in Ventura, CaliforniaG, in 1900.5
     In 1850 David was living in Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as David Sackett, a farmer, aged 29 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 28, and their children, Samuel, 9, Rosetta, 7, and Henrietta, aged two. There were also two male laborers in the household.8
     In 1860 he was living in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CaliforniaG, and was recorded as D A Sackett, a farmer, aged 39 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his second wife, Emaline, 26, and his children by his first marriage: Samuel, 19, Henrietta, 11, Emma, 9, Lucetta, 6, and Anetta, aged three. There were also a female servant and a young man, probably a farm laborer, in the household.9
Sarah (Lawrence) Sackett (1819–1859), Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, California
(Src: Find A Grave, Eric McGuire)

Children of David Alexander Sackett and Sarah Lawrence

Association member descendants
Sackett Family Association descendants and researchers of David Alexander Sackett and Sarah Lawrence:
Louella Sexsmith, Byra G Sackett and Nina J Rhys.
Reference8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Data on David Alexander Sackett researched by Louella Sexsmith.
  3. Heritage Consulting, "Millennium File", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), unsourced record, "Sarah Lawrence, b. Jun [no year given] at Bunker Hill, Kent, father John Lawrence, spouse David Alexander Sackett, child Samuel Arthur Sackett."
  4. Baptisms Register, Tudeley and Capel, Kent, database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "28 Jun 1819, Sarah Lawrence d. John Lawrence & Susan."
  5. Thurmon King's database, 4184 David Alexander Sackett.
  6. Gravestone.
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  8. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll M432_111, p. 175b, image 356
    Elizabeth, Jo Daviess, Illinois
    Sackett, David, 29, farmer, real estate $1,900, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 28, b. England
    Sackett, Samuel A, 9, b. IL
    Sackett, Rosetta A, 7, b. IL
    Sackett, Heneretta C, 2, b. IL
    Irish, Charles, 25?, labourer, b. NY
    Cambell, Samuel F, 49?, labourer, b. NJ.
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll M653_69, p. 586, Image 586, FHL film 803069
    Petaluma, Sonoma County, California
    D A Sackett, 39, farmer, real estate $5,000, personal estate $4,000, b. OH
    Emaline Sackett, 26, b. ME
    Saml Sackett, 19, b. IL
    Henrietta Sackett, 11, b. IL
    Emma Sackett, 9, b. IL
    Lusetta Sackett, 6, b. OR
    Annett Sackett, 3, b. CA
    Eliza McCarty, 22, servt, b. Ireland
    Edwin Goodall, 17, b. England.
Last Edited31 July 2015