Filertus Sackett

FatherLetus Sacket (1793-1853)
MotherHannah Wooley
Filertus Sackett, grocery merchant, son of Letus Sacket and Hannah Wooley, was born in IndianaG on 19 April 1828.1,2 He died aged 67 on 11 November 1895.1 He married first in Putnam County, IndianaG, on 2 January 1853, Sarah A Davis.1 He married second in Bates County, MissouriG, on 28 May 1876, Caroline Sophia O'Rear.
     In 1870 Filertus was living in Butler, Bates County, MissouriG, and was recorded in the census as Filertus Sackett, a Jack of all trades, aged 40 and born in Indiana. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 33, and their children, Lawrence, 16, Mahala, 14, and Lintus, aged three. Also in the household was Leodica Davis, 63, perhaps Sarah's mother.3
     In 1880 he was living in Butler, Bates County, MissouriG, and was recorded as Filer Sacket, head of household, a grocery merchant, married, aged 52, and born in Indiana. Living with him were his wife Caroline, aged 38, and sons, L F Sacket, aged 13, and Harry, aged one. Also in the household was a 16-year-old grocery store clerk.2

Child of Filertus Sackett

  • Burr Sackett4

Children of Filertus Sackett and Sarah A Davis

Child of Filertus Sackett and Caroline Sophia O'Rear

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3662. Filertus Sacket, b. Apr. 19, 1828, d. Nov. 11, 1895; m. Sarah A. Davis."
  2. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254673 NA T9-0673/190A (TEK)
    Butler, Bates, Missouri
    Filer SACKET, head, married, 52, b. IN, grocery merchant, father b. VT, mother b. OH
    Caroline S. SACKET, wife, 38, b. IN, keeping house, father b. KY, mother b. ---
    L. F. SACKET, son, 13, b. MO, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    Harry SACKET, son, 1, b. MO, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    William R. HEPLER, other, single, 16, b. IN, clerk in grocery store, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
  3. 1870 US census, digital image,, Roll: M593_758; Page: 123B; Image: 225058; Family History Library Film: 552257
    Butler, Bates County, Missouri, 11 Jun 1870
    Sackett, Filertus, 40, Jack of [all] trades, real estate $800, personal estate $300, b. IN
    Sackett, Sarah, 33, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lawrence, 16, home, b. IN
    Sackett, Mahala, 14, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lintus, 3, home, b. MO
    Davis, Leodica, 63, at home, b. NC.
  4. Email from Carol Sackett to Sackett Discussion List, 28 January 2007.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2877
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Carol Sackett, Cynthia D McGee and Cora Sackett.
Last Edited9 Feb 2020

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