783. Edward Sacket, 1806–1866, of Sacketts Harbor, N. Y., and Chicago, Ill., son of (307) Hon. Augustus and Minerva Camp Sackett, was married, March 29, 1843, to Cornelia E. Beckwith, 1822–1854, of Lyme, Conn. On October 16, 1856 he was married to his second wife, H. Louise Doe, 1818–1892, daughter of Walter Doe and his wife Mary Emmerson, of Satatoga Springs, N. Y. Edward Sacket was for a number of years associated 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. He died suddenly of heart disease at Waupun, Wis., enroute to his home at Chicago from Berlin, Wis.


2016. Hobart S. Sacket, b. Feb. 14, 1844; m. Martha A. Farley.
2017. George B. Sacket, b. June 7, 1849, d. May 30, 1894; m. Elma C. Dunham.
2018. Frederick W. Sacket, b. July 28, 1852; m. Frances E. Campbell.
2018a. Walter A. Sackett, b. July 17, 1857, d. Jan. 21, 1874.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America