Flora C Sackett

(1844-1920)
FatherEleazer Curtis Sackett (1802-1889)
MotherPatty Sacket (1804-1892)
Flora C Sackett, daughter of Eleazer Curtis Sackett and Patty Sacket, was born in OhioG on 1 August 1844.1,2 She died aged 76 at 1410 North Sixth Street, Kansas CityG, on 6 November 19203 and was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Kansas CityG.4
     In 1860 Flora was living in Beardstown, Cass County, IllinoisG, in the household of her parents Eleazer and Patty, and was recorded in the census as Flora C Sackett, aged 16 and born in Ohio.5
     In 1870 she was living in Illini, Macon County, IllinoisG, in the household of her parents Eleazer and Patty, and was recorded as Flora Sackett, aged 26.6
     In 1880 she was living in WyandotteG in the household of her sister Helen and brother-in-law William Garlick, and was recorded as Flora Sackett, a school teacher, aged 37.7
     In 1885 she was living in Wyandotte County, KansasG, and was recorded as Flora C Sackett, a school teacher, single, aged 40. She was living with her parents Eleazer, 83, and Patty, 81, in the household of her sister Ella and brother-in-law William Garlick.8
     In 1900 she was living in Kansas CityG in the household of her sister Helen and brother-in-law William Garlick, and was recorded as Flora C Sackett, a school teacher, aged 55.9
     In 1910 she was living at Everett Avenue, Kansas CityG, in the household of her sister Helen and brother-in-law William Garlick, and was recorded as Flora C Sackett, aged 65.10
     In 1920 she was living at North Sixth Street, Kansas CityG, in the household of her sister Helen and brother-in-law William Garlick, and was recorded as Flora Sackett, aged 75.11

Early Kansas Teacher Dead
Miss Flora Sackett, 77, Took Up Work In 1876
     Miss Flora C. Sackett, 77 years old, died yesterday at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. B. Garlick, 1410 North Sixth street, Kansas Side. Telegrams were sent to almost every state in the Union telling of her death. Miss Sackett, "Auntie Sackett," as she was familiarly known to thousands of boys and girls whom she has taught in Kansas Side public schools for more than thirty years, is said to have been one of the most popular teachers in the city.
     She came to the Kansas Side in 1876 and started teaching in old Armstrong. Later she was a teacher in old Kansas City, Kas., now the first ward of the Kansas Side. Miss Sackett later became a teacher in the Central school and continued in service until 1908, when she retired.
     Funeral services will be at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from 1410 North Sixth street.

Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Missouri, 7 Nov 1920, p 3.

Flora C Sackett (1844–1920), Oak Grove Cemetery, Kansas City
(Src: Find a Grave, KsCityKim)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3846. Flora C. Sacket, b. Aug. 1, 1844."
  2. Census.
  3. Obituary.
  4. Website Find A Grave.
  5. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_160; Page: 185; Family History Library Film: 803160
    Beardstown, Cass, Illinois
    Sackett, Elizor C, 58, farmer, real estate $9,000, personal estate $3,000, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 56, b. CT
    Sackett, Susan F, 21, teacher, b. OH
    Sackett, Orange E, 18, teacher, b. OH
    Sackett, Flora C, 16, b. OH
    Sackett, Ella M, 12, b. OH
    Kuhlman, Charles, 21, b. Prussia
    Kuhlman, Henry, 18, b. Prussia
    Billings, Charles, 45, b. VT
    Greeley, Walter, 13, b. IL.
  6. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_249; Page: 479B; Image: 254234; Family History Library Film: 545748
    Illini, Macon County, Illinois
    Sackett, E C, 68, farmer, real estate $8,000, personal estate $2,000, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 66, keeping house, b. CT
    Sackett, Orange, 27, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Flora, 26, at home, b. OH
    Cook, James, 18, works on farm, b. NY
    Gray, John, 33, minister, b. England
    Gray, Jane, 27, at home, b. England
    Gray, John G, 9, b. Canada
    Gray, Annie, 7, b. England
    Gray, Willis, 6, b. Nova Scotia
    Gray, Susie, 4, b. Nova Scotia
    Gray, Ward, 2, b. NY.
  7. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 3rd Ward, Wyandotte, Wyandotte, Kansas
    W. B. Garlick, head, male, married, 41, b. IL, brick layer, father b. England, mother b. England
    Hellen Garlick, wife, 34, b. OH, keeps house, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Flora Garlick, dau, 9, b. KS, at home, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Flora Sackett, sister-in-law, single, 37, b. OH, school teacher, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    NA T9-0400/376D.
  8. 1885 Kansas state census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: KS1885_144
    Wyandotte County, Kansas, 1 Mar 1885
    Garlick, Wm B, 45, married, brick mason, b. IL
    Garlick, Ella S, 38, married, b. OH
    Garlick, Flora C, 14, b. KS
    Garlick, Mary, 2, b. KS
    Sackett, E C, 83, married, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Patty, 81, married, CT
    Sackett, Flora C, 40, single, school teacher, b. OH.
  9. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 15, Enumeration District 0151, FHL microfilm 1240504
    Kansas City Ward 3, Wyandotte, Kansas, 18/19 Jun 1900
    Garlick, William B, head, b. Jul 1839, 60, m. 30y, meat logger/lugger? (USA), b. IL, father b. England, mother b. England, home owned free of mortgage
    Garlick, Ella S, wife, b. Jul 1846, 53, m. 30y, 2 ch, both living, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Garlick, Mary P, daughter, b. Aug 1882, 17, at school, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Flora C, boarder, b. Aug 1844, 55, single, teacher, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_460, p 2A, Enumeration District 0168, FHL microfilm 1374473
    Everett Avenue, Kansas City Ward 3, Wyandotte, Kansas, 15 Apr 1910
    Garlick, William B, head, 70, m1. 41y, US officer, B of A Industry, b. IL, father b. England, mother b. England, home owned
    Garlick, Ella S, wife, 63, m1. 41y, 3 ch, 2 living, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Garlick, Mary P, daughter, 27, bill clerk, packing house, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Flora C, sister-in-law, 65, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_555, p 20A, Enumeration District 159
    North 6th Street, Kansas City Ward 3, Wyandotte, Kansas, 12 Jan 1920
    Garlick, William B, head, 80, meat inspector, Government, b. IL, father b. England, mother b. England, home owned
    Garlick, Ella S, wife, 73, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Flora, sister, 75, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Helwig, Flora, daughter, 40, wd, public teacher, public school, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Garlick, Mary P, daughter, 30, book keeper, packing house, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Helwig, Fernand C, grandson, 21, b. OK, father b. OH, mother b. KS
    Brown, Flossie, roomer, 27, teacher, public school, b. KS, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Boyer, Wilda, roomer, 21, stenographer, brokerage co, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 3542
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree8P.3
Last Edited11 Jul 2021
 

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