George Edward Sackett

FatherCharles Sackett (1813-1904)
MotherJoyce Gresham (c 1819-c 1887)
George Edward Sackett, son of Charles Sackett and Joyce Gresham, was born in Lanesville, Harrison County, IndianaG, on 10 March 1843.1 He married first on 27 August 1868, Josephine Petty, daughter of William Petty and Mary Bradley.1 He married second on 4 October 1876, Mary Kate Van Hook, daughter of William Wallace Van Hook and Mary George Thompson.1

Child of George Edward Sackett and Josephine Petty

Children of George Edward Sackett and Mary Kate Van Hook

  • Errett V H Sackett b. 20 Sep 1877
  • Martha Joyce Sackett b. 17 Sep 1881
  • Margaret Josephine Sackett b. 18 Nov 1887

2731. George Edward Sackett, 1843, son of (1093) Charles Sackett and Joyce Gresham, was married, Aug. 27, 1868, to Josephine Petty, 1842–1870, daughter of William Petty and Mary Bradley. On Oct. 4, 1876, he was married to Mary Kate Van Hook, 1850–, daughter of William Wallace Van Hook and Mary George Thompson. Mr. Sackett was born at Lanesville, Harrison County, Ind., and in 1848 removed with his parents to New Albany, Floyd Co., Ind., where he attended private and public schools until 1858, when he secured a position in the city post office. Later he assisted his father in his business of contractor and builder. For eight years he was deputy auditor of Floyd County under his father. He then became interested in manufacturing and was made secretary and treasurer of The New Albany Forge and Rolling Mill. In 1892, he removed with his family to Seattle, Washington, where he, with several others, entered into the ice making and cold storage business, and later in electric lighting and steam heating.
     The Van Hooks were early settlers of New England, and claim descent from Robert Isaac Van Hook, who was Burgermaster General of Holland in the 17th century.
5392. Charles A. Sackett, b. Sept. 24, 1869, d. Nov. 8, 1889.
5393. Errett V. H. Sackett, b. Sept. 20, 1877; m. Della Joyce.
5394. Martha Joyce Sackett, b. Sept. 17, 1881.
5395. Margaret Josephine Sackett, b. Nov. 18, 1887.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2731. George E. Sackett, b. Mar. 10, 1843; m. 1st, Josephine Patty."
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited31 Mar 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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