The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, 23 Jan 1920, page 7
MRS. SACKETT, 88, NATIVE OF TWIN GROVE, IS DEAD
Mrs. Martha E. Sackett, who for eighty-two years has lived in the vicinity of Bloomington, died at 10:15 last night at her home at 1021 East Front street. Her death came as the result of many ills attendant upon advanced age. Mrs. Sackett was born April 17, 1832 at Twin Grove in the days when Bloomington was a little country town on the trail between Chicago and St. Louis. On April 17, 1855 she was married to Sabina Sackett. For several years they rented farms in several directions from Bloomington. In 1865 they secured a farm In the vicinity of Arrowsmlth and from that time Arrowsmlth has been considered their home. Mr. Sackett died 12 years ago. There are three sons and one daughter surviving. They are Will at 1020 East Front street; Seth, of Arrowsmlth; Irwin, of Normal; and Effie M. Doty. Mrs. Sackett was for many years a member of the First Christian church.
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