William Hiram Sackett

(1858-1940)
FatherSabina Sackett (1828-1909)
MotherMartha Elizabeth Hill (1838-1920)
William Hiram Sackett, son of Sabina Sackett and Martha Elizabeth Hill, was born in Bloomington, McLean County, IllinoisG, on 15 January 1858.1,2 He died there aged 82 on 1 May 1940 and was buried at Park Hill Cemetery, BloomingtonG, on 3 May 1940.3 He married in Normal, McLean CountyG, on 1 September 1880, Ada "Addie" Smith, a second cousin, daughter of Lucius D Smith and Nancy Jane Sackett.4,5
     In 1860 William was living in Padua, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Sabina and Martha, and was recorded in the census as William Sacket, aged two and born in Illinois.6
     In 1870 he was living in Arrowsmith, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Sabina and Martha, and was recorded as William Sackett, aged twelve.7
     In 1880 he was living in Normal, McLean CountyG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a carpenter, aged 22. He was a boarder in the household of his future parents-in-law Lucius and Nancy Smith and of their daughter Ada Smith who he was to marry later that year.8
     William was listed in the Bloomington City Directory from 1889.9
     In 1900 he was living at Adelaide Street, Normal, McLean County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as William H Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, a widower aged 42. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his children, Pearl, 16, Lettie, 14, Guy, 12, Fay, 10, and Hazel, aged four, and his mother Martha, 62.10
     In 1910 he was living at East Front Street, Bloomington, McLean CountyG, and was recorded as Wm Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, aged 51, a widower. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his daughter Hazel, 14, and his widowed mother Martha, 68 [actually 71].11
     In 1920 he was living at 1021 E Front Street, BloomingtonG, and was recorded as Will Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, a widower, aged 62. He owned his home freehold. Living with him were his daughter Hazel, 24, and his mother Martha, 83.12
     In 1930 he was living at Moore Street, Bloomington, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his daughter Hazel and son-in-law Thomas Walsh, and was recorded as William Sacket, a widower, aged 73.13
William H Sackett (1858–1940), Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Tony Cannon)

Children of William Hiram Sackett and Ada "Addie" Smith

Sackett Family Association descendants
Erin Dennis.
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart (#1)
Thomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart (#2)
William Hiram Sackett & Ada "Addie" Smith relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. Email from Erin Dennis to Chris Sackett, July 2018.
  3. "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, William H, b. Bloomington, McLean County, IL, 15 Jan 1858, d. Bloomington, 1 May 1940, bur. Park Hill Cemetery, 3 May 1940, age 82, retired carpenter, father Sabina Sackett b. OH, mother Martha Hill b. IL, spouse Addie Sackett."
  4. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920", database, Ancestry.com, "1 Sep 1880, McLean County, IL, William Sackett & Addie S Scoville."
  5. Obituary.
  6. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_204; Page: 265; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Padua, McLean County, Illinois, 5 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Zebina, 29, farmer, real estate $800, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Martha, 22, b. IL
    Sacket, William, 2, b. IL.
  7. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_258; Page: 20A; Family History Library Film: 545758
    Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois, 26 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Sabina, 41, farmer, real estate $6,400, personal estate $1,000, b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, 31, keeping house, b. IL
    Sackett, William, 12, b. IL
    Sackett, George, 10, b. IL
    Sackett, Effa M, 2, b. IL
    Sackett, Anonymous, 1/12, male, b. IL, b. May.
  8. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 230; Page: 311C; Enumeration District: 166
    Normal, McLean County, Illinois, 3 Jun 1880
    Smith, Lucius D, head, 46, carpenter, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Smith, Nancy J, wife, 38, house keeper, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Smith, Ada, dau, 17, scholar, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Wm, boarder cousin, 22, carpenter, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1889, "Sackett William, carp., res. 929 W. Moulton."; 1891, "Sackett Wm H, carp H A Doty, res Adelaide, 2 s of Market, Normal."; 1893, "Sackett Wm H, carp H A Doty, res n w cor Adelaide and Wall, Normal."; 1895, "Sackett Wm, carp, res n w cor Adelaide and Wall, Normal."; 1897, "Sackett William, carp, n w cor Adelaide and Wall, Normal."; 1902, "Sackett William, carp res w s Adelaide 1st n of Wall, Normal."; 1904, "Sackett, William M, contractor, res 1021 E Front."; 1905, "Sackett, William H., carp.: res. 1021 E. Front."; 1907, "Sackett, William M., contractor and carp.; res. 1021 E. Front."; 1913, 1915, "Sackett Wm H, carp, r 1021 E Front."; 1917, "Sackett William carp r 1021 E Front."; 1919, "Sackett Wm H carp r 1021 E Front."; 1920, "Sackett Wm H contr r 1021 E Front."
  10. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 17; Enumeration District: 0117; FHL microfilm: 1240323
    Adelaide Street, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, 23 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Wm H, head, b. Jan 1858, 42, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Pearl, dau, b. Aug 1883, 16, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Lettie, dau, b. Sep 1885, 14, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Guy, son, b. Aug 1887, 12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Fay, son, b. Nov 1889, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, b. Jun 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha E, mother, b. Dec 1837, 62, wid, 6 ch, 5 living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. OH.
  11. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_306; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0087; FHL microfilm: 1374319
    East Front Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 16 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Wm, head, 51, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. PA, carpenter, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 14, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha E, mother, 68, wid, 5 ch, 4 living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. ?
  12. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_387; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 109
    1021 E Front Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 2 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Will, head, home owned free of mortgage, 62, wid, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, contract carpenter
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 24, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, mother, 83, wid, b. IL, father b. WA, mother b. IL.
  13. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 2340270
    Moore Street, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 10 Apr 1930
    Walsh, Thomas, head, home owned $12,000, 38, m. at 28, b. IL, father b. Irish Free State, mother b. England, contractor, cut stone
    Walsh, Hazel, wife, 34, m. at 24, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Walsh, Mary A, dau, 8, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Walsh, Thomas M, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Walsh, William M, son, 5, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Walsh, Martha A, dau, 1, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sacket, William, father-in-law, 73, wid, m. at 23, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Downey, Pearl, sister-in-law, 47, div, m. at 21, b. IL, father b. Il, mother b. OH, practical nurse, private family
    Kauth, Margaret, on ...? of court to this home, 14, b. US, father b. US, mother b. US.
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Last Edited29 August 2018