Erastus Tanner Sackett

FatherDeacon Harvey Sackett (1791-1875)
MotherThalia Eldred (1795-1843)
Marriage1847, Ruggles TownshipGLucretia Lurania Lyons1,3
Erastus Tanner Sackett (1821–1910)
(Src: Kimberly Oberholtzer)
Erastus Tanner Sackett, farmer, son of Deacon Harvey Sackett and Thalia Eldred, was born in Tallmadge, OhioG, on 10 March 1821.1,2,3 He died aged 89 in Ruggles Township, Ashland County, OhioG, on 18 December 19104 and was buried there on 21 December 1910.4 He married at Ruggles TownshipG on 2 December 1847, Lucretia Lurania Lyons, daughter of Nathaniel Lyons and Hannah Johnson.1,3 Lucretia was born in Lebanon, Madison County, New York StateG, on 18 November 1825.3
     In 1860 Erastus was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, and was recorded in the census as E T Sacket, a farmer, aged 39 and born in Ohio. His farm was next door but one to his brother Erasmus. Living with him were his wife Lucretia, 34, and their children, James, 8, Myron, 4, and Harmon, aged one. Also in the household was a male farm laborer, Lucas Lyon, perhaps related to Lucretia.5

Children of Erastus Tanner Sackett and Lucretia Lurania Lyons

  • Ezra Sackett b. 25 Aug 1848, d. 25 Sep 1850
  • Infant dau Sackett b. 19 Sep 1850, d. 19 Sep 1850
  • James Harvey Sackett b. 24 Dec 1851
  • Erastus Nathaniel Sackett b. 13 Feb 1855, d. Feb 1855
  • Myron Fremont Sackett b. 25 May 1856
  • Harmon Merit Sackett b. 20 Dec 1858
  • Frank Irving Sackett b. 14 Jul 1861, d. c Feb 1862
  • Julia Irana Sackett+ b. 30 Mar 1864, d. 23 Mar 1917
  • Harriet "Hattie" Adaline Sackett b. 18 Mar 1867, d. 1915
  • Stata Annis Sackett b. 5 Mar 1869

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3837. E. Tanner Sackett, b. Mar. 10, 1821; m. Lucretia Lyons."
  2. Death record.
  3. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image,, p 66, "Erastus Tanner [Sackett, son of Deacon Harvey Sackett and Thalia Eldred], b. March 10, 1821, Tallmadge, O.; m. Ruggles, Dec. 2, 1847, Lucretia Lurania Lyons, b. Lebanon, N.Y., Nov. 18, 1825, dau. of Nathaniel and Hannah (Johnson) Lyon."
  4. "Ohio Deaths, 1908–1953" (FamilySearch image), film 1952612, image 1283, certificate 64162, "Erastus T Sackett, 89 years 9 months 8 days, b. Talmadge, Ohio, 10 Mar 1821, widowed, farmer, of Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio, d. Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio, 18 Dec 1910, bur. Ruggles, 21 Dec 1910, father Harvey Sackett b. Warren, Conn, mother Thalia Eldred b. Warren, Conn, informant J Harvey Sackett, New London."
  5. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll: M653_930; Page: 11; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 803930
    Ruggles, Ashland County, Ohio, 6 Jun 1860
    [Next door but one to E M Sacket]
    Sacket, E T, 39, farmer, real estate $6,000, personal estate $732, b. OH
    Sacket, Lucretia, 34, b. NY
    Sacket, James H, 8, b. OH
    Sacket, Miram F, 4, b. OH
    Sacket, Harmon, 1, b. OH
    Lyon, Lucas, 20, farm laborer, b. NY.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited17 Apr 2022

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