John Henry Sackett

(1845-1893)
FatherJames Noble Sackett (1822-1873)
MotherUrsula Makepeace (1827-1913)
John Henry Sackett, son of James Noble Sackett and Ursula Makepeace, was born in Livingston County, New York StateG, on 31 July 1845.1 He died aged 48 in Big Horn, Sheridan County, WyomingG, on 21 December 1893 and was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Big HornG, on 23 December 1893.2 He married in Chatsworth, Livingston County, IllinoisG, on 15 March 1871, Martha Ann "Mattie" Burd, daughter of Silas Burd and Betsy Ann Wooley.1,3 Martha was born in IllinoisG, on 1 April 1851.4,5 She died aged 73 in Sheridan County, WyomingG, on 10 May 1924 and was buried at Sheridan Municipal CemeteryG.2
     In 1850 John was living in Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents James and Ursula, and was recorded in the census as John H Sackett, aged five and born in New York.6
     In 1860 he was living in Pleasant Ridge, Livingston County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents James and Ursula, and was recorded as John H Sacket, aged 14.7
     In 1870 he was living in Pleasant Ridge, Livingston County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents James and Ursula, and was recorded as John Sacket, a farm laborer, aged 24.8
     In 1880 he was living in Cheyenne, Laramie County, WyomingG, and was recorded as Jno H Sackett, a clerk, aged 35. Living with him were his wife Martha, 30, and their children, Lee, 8, Carl, 4, and Ursula, aged two. They were lodging in the household of a Sophia Schwartz.9
     In 1900 John's widow Martha was living in Big Horn, Sheridan County, WyomingG, and was recorded in the census as Margarett [sic] Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 49. She owned the family home and farm free of mortgage. Living with her were her sons, Clyde, 19, Hugh, 18, and Ross, 13, and her unmarried brother Silas Burd, 52.10
     In 1920 she was living at West Works Street, Sheridan, WyomingG, and was recorded as Mrs Mattie Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 68. There was also a female servant in the household. Mattie was living next door to her son Carl.11
John Henry Sackett (1845–1893), Mount Hope Cemetery, Big Horn, Wyoming
(Src: Find A Grave, Marsha Hanson Dillon)
Martha Ann (Burd) Sackett (1851–1924), Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Wyoming
(Src: Find A Grave, Marsha Hanson Dillon)
Martha (Burd) Sackett and family
(Src: Ancestry, Sackett-Johnson Family by tsydp)

Children of John Henry Sackett and Martha Ann "Mattie" Burd

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 27192
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ellen Sackett Brettell and Richard "Rick" Brettell.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940", database, Ancestry.com, "15 Mar 1871, Livingston, IL, John H Sackett & Mattie Burd."
  4. Census.
  5. "Sackett-Johnson Family Tree", Ancestry.com.
  6. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York, 24 Jul 1850
    Sackett, James, 27, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Ursula, 22, b. NY
    Sackett, Delia S, 6, b. NY
    Sackett, John H, 5, b. NY
    Sackett, Sabina T, 1, b. NY.
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_199; Page: 972; Family History Library Film: 803199
    Pleasant Ridge, Livingston, Illinois, 29 Aug 1860
    Sacket, James, 37, farmer, real estate $1,200, personal estate $70, b. NY
    Sacket, Ursula, 33, b. NY
    Sacket, Delia, 16, b. NY
    Sacket, John H, 14, b. NY
    Sacket, Sabrina J, 11, b. NY
    Sacket, Emma C, 9, b. NY
    Sacket, Jay E, 7, b. IL
    Sacket, Mary C, 4, b. IL
    Sacket, Ellen, 2, b. IL.
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_247; Page: 276B; Family History Library Film: 545746
    Pleasant Ridge, Livingston County, Illinois, 4 Aug 1870
    Sacket, James, 47, farmer, personal estate $100, b. NY
    Sacket, Ersula, 43, keeping house, personal estate $800, b. NY
    Sacket, Mary C, 16, at home, b. IL
    Sacket, J E, 17, farm laborer, b. IL
    Sacket, Ellen E, 13, b. IL
    Sacket, Lida, 10, b. IL
    Sacket, Hattie B, 7, b. IL
    Sacket, William W, 3, b. IL
    Sacket, John, 24, farm laborer, real estate $1,600, b. NY.
  9. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1454; Family History Film: 1255454; Page: 191A; Enumeration District: 025
    Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 28 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Martha, 30, lodger, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Jno H, 35, lodger, clerk, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Lee, 8, lodger, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Carl, 4, son, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Ursula, 2, dau, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    [Lodging in household of Sophia Schwartz].
  10. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1827; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1241827
    Big Horn, Sheridan County, Wyoming, 20/21 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Margarett, head, b. Apr 1851, 49, wid, 7 ch, 6 living, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. NY, farmer, home & farm owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Clyde E, son, b. Aug 1880, 19, b. WY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, Hugh, son, b. Mar 1882, 18, b. WY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, Ross O, son, b. Jun 1886, 13, b. WY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Burd, Silas, brother, b. Mar 1848, 52, single, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. NY, farm laborer.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_2029; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 108
    West Works, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, 8 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Mrs Mattie, head, home owned, free of mortgage, 68, wd, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Carter, Elizabeth, servant, 46, single, b. MO, father b. TN, mother b. TN, servant, private family
    [Next door to C L Sackett].
Generation.Tree9Q.7
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited13 July 2018