Cora E Sackett

(1852-)
FatherJabez B Sackett (1827-)
MotherEsther M White (c 1830-)
Cora E Sackett, daughter of Jabez B Sackett and Esther M White, was born in Meadville, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 15 December 1852.1,2,3 She married in Prairieville, Barry County, MichiganG, on 14 November 1872, Walter C Bush, a farmer, son of Abram J Bush and Sarah Robinson.4 Walter was born in Tompkins County, New York StateG, on 20 September 1843.3,5,6 He died aged 73 in the Michigan Soldiers Home Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MichiganG, on 4 February 19177 and was buried at East Hickory Corners Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Barry County, MichiganG.8
     In 1860 Cora was living in Prairieville, Barry County, MichiganG, in the household of her parents Jabez and Esther, and was recorded in the census as Cora E Sackett, aged seven and born in Pennsylvania.9
     In 1870 she was living in Prairieville, Barry County, MichiganG, in the household of her parents Jabez and Esther, and was recorded as Cora E Sackett, aged 17.10
     In 1900 she was living in Livingston, Madison County, MississippiG, in the household of her husband Walter, 56, a farmer, and was recorded as Leora E Bush, aged 47 and born in Pennsylvania. They owned their home (a farm) on a mortgage.11
     In 1910 she was living at Taylor Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, KansasG, in the household of her husband Walter, 66, and was recorded as Cora E Bush, aged 57 and born in Pennsylvania. They rented their home. Living with them were Clara's unmarried sisters, Jessie, 40, and Susie, 32. There was also an unmarried female boarder in the household.12
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3308. Clara E. Sackett, b. Dec. 15, 1856."
  2. The 1910 census has birth date as Dec 1852. Other records are consistent with this date. It is concluded that the year 1856 in Sacketts of America is incorrect but 15 Dec is assumed to be correct.
  3. Marriage record.
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "14 Nov 1872, at Prairieville, Barry County, Michigan, Walter C Bush, 29, of Barry, Barry County, b. Tompkins County, NY, farmer; to Clara E Sackett, 19, of Prairieville, b. Meadville, PA. By B F Doughty, Minister of the Gospel. Witnesses: James W Sackett, Josephine Sackett, both of Prairieville."
  5. Census.
  6. Death record.
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), death certificate, "Walter C Bush, d. 4 Feb 1917, at Michigan Soldiers Home Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, widower, b. 20 Sep 1843, age 73-4-14, baker, b. NY, father Abram J Bush b. Germany, mother Sarrah Robinson b. US, cause organic heart disease, bur. Dalton, Mich, 5 Feb 1917."
  8. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_536, p. 651, Image 149, FHL Film 803536
    Prairieville, Barry County, Michigan
    Wales, Johnathan F, 30, farmer, real estate $2,500, personal estate $375, b. NY
    Sackett, John B, 34, personal estate, $75, b. PA
    Sackett, Esther N, 30, b. PA
    Sackett, Cora E, 7, b. PA
    Sackett, Rosa A, 3, b. MI.
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_661, p. 240A, Image 563, FHL Film 552160
    Prairieville, Barry County, Michigan, 28 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Jabez E, 42, carpenter, b. PA
    Sackett, Esther M, 38, keeping house, b. PA
    Sackett, Cora E, 17, at home, b. PA
    Sackett, Rose A, 13, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Mary, 8, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Perrie? [or Pierre?] B, 6, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Helen, 4, b. MI
    Sackett, Jessie, 7/12, b. MI.
  11. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 819, p. 10A, Enumeration District 0066, FHL microfilm 1240819
    Livingston, Madison County, Mississippi, 14 Jun 1900
    Bush, Walter C, head, b. Sep 1843, 56, m. 27y, b. NY father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, home (farm) owned on mortgage
    Bush, Leora E, wife, b. Dec 1852, 47, m. 27y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  12. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_457, p. 1A, Enumeration District 0175, FHL microfilm 1374470
    Taylor Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 15 Apr 1910
    Bush, Walter C, head, 66, m1. 38y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, occ. none, home rented
    Bush, Cora E, wife, 57, m1. 38y, no ch, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, occ. none
    Sacket, Jesse W?, sister-in-law, 40, single, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. PA, dress maker, shop
    Sacket, Susie, sister-in-law, 32, single, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. PA, stenographer, bank
    Isenhart, Jane, boarder, 44, single, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. IL, auditing clerk, insurance co.
Generation.Tree3308.8P.7
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited1 October 2015