Lemuel Millar Sackett

FatherLemuel Sacket (1805-1882)
MotherMary Millar
Lemuel Miller Sackett
(Src: Marc Howard)
Lemuel Miller Sackett gallery
Lemuel Millar Sackett, son of Lemuel Sacket and Mary Millar, was born on 1 May 1831.1 He married on 24 November 1863, Emily L Cole.1
     Lemuel registered for the Civil War draft in Macomb, MichiganG, in June 1863. He was a farmer in Clinton, unmarried, aged 32 and born in Michigan.2
     In 1880 Lemuel was living at Mount Clemens, Macomb County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Lemuel M Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 47 and born in Michigan. Living with him were his wife Emily, 44, their son Robert, 11, and Emily's widowed mother Sarah Cole, aged 86.3
     In 1920 Lemuel's widow Emily was living on the State College Campus, College Township, Centre County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her son Robert and daughter-in-law Mary, and was recorded in the census as Emily L Sackett, a widow, aged 85 and born in Michigan.4
Mr. Sackett was by education and calling a surveyor and engineer. In early life he was employed for a considerable period in government surveying. Later he was city surveyor and engineer of Mount Clemens, Mich. When nearly 76 years of age, he was elected, on the Republican ticket, county surveyor.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Child of Lemuel Millar Sackett and Emily L Cole

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2626. Lemuel M. Sackett, b. May 1, 1831; m. Emeline L. Cole."
  2. "US Civil War draft registrations records 1863–1865", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Lemuel M Sackett, of Clinton, Macomb Co, 32, farmer, unmarried, b. Michigan, enumerated June 1863, 5th district, Macomb, Michigan, white, class I."
  3. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254592 NA T9-0592/376C
    Mt. Clemens, Macomb, Michigan
    Lemuel M Sackett, head, married, 47, b. MI, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Emily L Sackett, wife, 44, b. MI, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Robert L Sackett, son, 11, b. MI, at school, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sarah Cole, mother-in-law, widow, 86, b. NY, at home, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  4. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, T625_1549, p. 24A
    State College Campus, College Township, Centre, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Robert L, head, 51, married, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, Dean engineering, PA State College, home rented
    Sackett, Mary L, wife, 50, b. IN, father b. NC, mother b, NC
    Sackett, Ralph L, son, 22, single, b. IN, father b. MI, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Frances L, dau, 17, b. IN, father b. MI, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Emily L, mother, 85, wid, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Lemuel Miller Sackett
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Marc Howard.
Last Edited4 May 2017

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