Edward Sacket

(1806-1866)
FatherAugustus Sacket (1769-1827)
MotherMinerva Camp (1780-1837)
H Louise (Doe) Sackett, second wife of Edward Sackett (1806-1866), gave Sackett Hall to the Tappan Presbyterian Association.
Edward Sacket, son of Augustus Sacket and Minerva Camp, was born on 27 February 1806.1 He died aged 59 in Waupun, WisconsinG, on 17 January 1866.1 He married first on 29 March 1843, Cornelia E. Beckwith.1 Cornelia was born in 18221 and died aged about 32 in 1854.1 He married second on 16 October 1856, H Louise Doe, daughter of Walter Doe and Mary Emmerson. Louise was born in 18181 and died aged about 74 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, MichiganG, on 28 March 1892.1,2
Edward Sacket was for a number of years associated with his brother, George A. Sackett, in conducting a mercantile business, first at Sacketts Harbor, and then at Chicago. Later in life he became engaged in the raising of cranberries on an extensive scale, marketing as many as eleven thousand barrels from a single crop. He is said to have introduced cranberry culture in the west and one of his sons is still engaged in it in 1899.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Edward Sacket and H Louise Doe

  • Hon Hobart Sterling Sacket b. 14 Feb 1844
  • George Beckwith Sacket b. 7 Jun 1849, d. 30 May 1894
  • Frederick William Sacket b. 28 Jul 1852
  • Walter A Sacket b. 17 Jul 1857, d. 21 Jan 1874
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "783. Edward Sacket, b. Feb. 27, 1806, d. Jan. 17, 1866; m. Corneila Beckwith.'
  2. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Chicago Daily Tribune, 28 March 1892, "Mrs. H.L.D. Sackett. / Ann Arbor, Mich., March 27.—[Special.]—Mrs. H. Louise D. Sackett died in this city this evening of paralysis. She gave Sackett Hall and the site on which McMillan Hall stands to the Tappan Presbyterian Association, and recently gave a $4,000 organ to the Presbyterian Church. She gave during her life fully $50,000 in benefactions."
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