Samuel Arthur Sackett

(1841-1932)
FatherDavid Alexander Sackett (1821-1895)
MotherSarah Lawrence (1819-1859)
Samuel Arthur Sackett
(1841–1932)
(Src: Find A Grave, Paull Gunderson)
Samuel left a vivid verbal memoir which was written up by his daughter Julia in 1930—Memoirs of Samuel Arthur Sackett (1841–1932).
Samuel Arthur Sackett, son of David Alexander Sackett and Sarah Lawrence, was born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, IllinoisG, on 22 November 1841.1 He died aged 90 in Salt Lake City, UtahG, on 20 February 19321,2 and was buried at Brigham City Cemetery, Box Elder County, UtahG.1,3 He married first in Brigham CityG, on 26 October 1876, Mary Peterson, daughter of Hans Nielsen Peterson and Karen Sophia Andreasdatter.1 Mary was born in Brigham City, Box Elder County, UtahG, on 20 May 1860.1 She died aged 70 in Salt Lake CityG, on 10 April 1931 and was buried at Brigham City, Box Elder County, UtahG.4,5 He married second polygamously in Logan, Cache County, UtahG, on 16 July 1884, Mary's sister, Laura Andrea Peterson.1 Laura was born in Brigham City, Box Elder County, UtahG, on 17 June 1864.1 She died aged 93 in Brigham CityG, on 8 December 19571 and was buried there on 11 December 1957.1
     In 1850 Samuel was living in Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents David and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Samuel A Sackett, aged nine and born in Illinois.6
     In 1860 he was living in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CaliforniaG, in the household of his father David and stepmother Emaline, and was recorded as Samuel Sackett, aged 19 and born in Illinois.7
     In 1880 he was living at Blackfoot, Oneida County, IdahoG, and was recorded as Samuel A Sackett, a carpenter, aged 38. Living with him were his wife Mary, 20, and their children, Sarah, 3, and twins David and Daisy, aged seven months.8
     In 1910 he was living in Box ElderG, and was recorded as Samuel A Sackett, a house carpenter, head of household, aged 68. He owned his home on mortgage. Living with him were his wife Mary, 49, and their sons, Estress, 25, Clarry, 17, Ephraim, 15, Golden, 12, Ervin, 10, and Orrel, aged nine.9
     In 1920 he was living at Acad Avenue, Provo, Utah County, UtahG, and was recorded as Samuel A Sackett, head of household, aged 78. Living with him were his wife Mary, 59, their son Oral D, 17, and their divorced daughter Anetta Hudson, 42.10
     In 1930 he was living at Iowa Avenue, Salt Lake CityG, and was recorded as Samuel A Sackett, head of household, aged 88. Living with him were his wife Mary, 70, and their son Ervin, 30, and daughter-in-law Althora, 27.11
Samuel Arthur Sackett (1841–1932), Brigham City Cemetery, Utah
(Src: BillionGraves)
Mary (Peterson) Sackett (1860–1931), Brigham City Cemetery, Utah
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Children of Samuel Arthur Sackett and Mary Peterson

  • Sarah Anneta Sackett b. 15 Sep 1877, d. 21 Mar 1963
  • Daisy Alberta Sackett b. 20 Dec 1879, d. 13 Aug 1889
  • David Arthur Sackett b. 20 Dec 1879, d. 3 Sep 1881
  • John LeRoy Sackett b. 16 Jan 1882, d. 29 Jun 1946
  • Frank Roy Sackett b. 25 Feb 1883, d. 14 Sep 1889
  • Estress Manley Sackett+ b. 15 Oct 1884, d. 8 Mar 1968
  • Mary Elvira Sackett b. 9 Oct 1886, d. 8 Dec 1957
  • Julia Hortence Sackett b. 30 Aug 1891, d. aft 1932
  • Harry Lincoln Sackett b. 14 Dec 1892, d. 16 Nov 1966
  • Ephraim Anzel Sackett b. 1 Aug 1894, d. 14 Nov 1953
  • Kenneth Leo Sackett b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 17 Feb 1896
  • George Sackett b. 20 Jan 1897, d. 13 Jan 1976
  • Golden Noble Sackett+ b. 10 Dec 1897, d. 13 Jan 1970
  • Ervin Alfred Sackett b. 10 Aug 1900
  • Oral Don Sackett b. 27 Mar 1902, d. 14 Aug 1973
  • Edith Bernice Sackett b. 11 Dec 1904, d. 12 Jan 1905

Children of Samuel Arthur Sackett and Laura Andrea Peterson

  • Laura Sophia Sackett b. 4 Jan 1884, d. 17 Dec 1972
  • Maud Lenora Sackett b. 8 Aug 1887, d. 11 Jun 1973
  • Samuel Marcus Sackett b. 28 Mar 1893, d. 16 Mar 1903
  • George Menzo Sackett b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 25 Jun 1916
  • Orval Ephraim Sackett+ b. 15 Oct 1898, d. 8 Apr 1980
  • Ella Cleora Sackett b. 17 Oct 1902, d. 28 Aug 1979
  • Ruby Odean Sackett b. 5 Mar 1905, d. 17 Jul 1996
  • William Chester Sackett b. 5 Jul 1907, d. 30 Jun 1999
Sackett Family Association descendants
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 4186 Samuel Arthur Sackett.
  2. "Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904–1961", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Samuel Arthur Sackett, d. at LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, 20 Feb 1932, res. 256 Iowa St, res. SLC 11 yrs, widowed, wife Mary Peterson Sackett, b. Rockland, IL, 22 Nov 1841, age 90-2-18, carpenter & contractor, self-employed, father Samuel Arthur Sackett b. England, mother's name unknown, informant, Erwin A Sackett, 256 Iowa St, cause brochial pneumonia, senility, bur. Brigham City, Utah, 23 Feb 1932."
    [Samuel's father was David Alexander Sackett born in Ohio, not Samuel Arthur Sackett born in England]
  3. Salt Lake Telegram, digital image, Utah Digital Newspapers (http://udn.lib.utah.edu).
  4. Julia H. Sackett Jones, Samuel Arthur Sackett, Memoirs (1932).
  5. Salt Lake Telegram, digital image, Utah Digital Newspapers (http://udn.lib.utah.edu), 11 Apr 1931, p. 15.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 173, FHL Film 1254173, p. 324C, Enumeration District 027, Image 0667
    Blackfoot, Oneida County, Idaho, 2 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Samuel A, 38, carpenter, b. UT, father b. NY, mother b. Eng
    Sackett, Sarah A [enumeration error for Mary], 20, wife, keeping house, b. UT, father b. Denmark, mother b. Denmark
    Sackett, Mary [enumeration error for Sarah A], 3, dau, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, David A, 7/12, Dec, son, b. ID, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Daisy Alberta, 7/12, Dec, dau, b. ID, father b. UT, mother b. UT.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T624_1602, p. 23A, Enumeration District 0006, FHL microfilm 1375615
    Box Elder, Box Elder County, Utah, 22 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Samuel A, head, 68, m2. 32y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. England, carpenter, house, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 49, m1. 32y, 16ch, 10 living, b. UT, father b. Denmark, mother b. Denmark
    Sackett, Estress M, son, 25, single, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, carpenter, house
    Sackett, Harry L, son, 17, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Ephraim A, son, 15, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Golden N, son, 12, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Ervin A, son, 10, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Orrel D, son, 9, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T625_1868, p. 2B, Enumeration District 209, Image 748
    Acad Ave, Provo Ward 5, Utah County, Utah, 3 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Samuel A, head, home owned on mortgage, age 78, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. England, occ none
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 59, b. UT, father b. Denmark, mother b. Denmark
    Sackett, Oral D, son, 17, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, occ none
    Hudson, Anetta, dau, 42, divorced, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, dressmaking, at home, own account.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 2420, p. 14A, Enumeration District 0087, Image 675.0, FHL microfilm 2342154
    Iowa Ave, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 14 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Samuel A, head, home owned, value $1,800, age 88, m. at 34, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. England, occ none
    Sackett, Mary P, wife, 70, m. at 17, b. UT, father b. Denmark, mother b. Denmark
    Sackett, Evin A, son, 30, m. at 26, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, machinist, mines
    Sackett, Althora M, dau-in-law, 27, m. at 23, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT.
Last Edited27 November 2015