Thomas Leroy Sackett

(1847-1929)
FatherAlexander T Sackett (1820-1864)
MotherCornelia Clark Gilbert (c 1824-c 1908)
Thomas Leroy Sackett, son of Alexander T Sackett and Cornelia Clark Gilbert, was born in IndianaG on 1 November 1847.1,2 He died aged 81 in Meade County, South DakotaG, on 15 July 19293 and was buried at Bear Butte Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade CountyG.4 He married first in about 1871, Amanda Piper.5 Amanda was born in IndianaG in about 1854.2 He married second in Afton, Union County, IowaG, on 15 December 1886, Emily Gertrude Diven, known as Gertrude.6 Gertrude was born in MarylandG in July 1864.2
     In 1880 Thomas was living in Seward, NebraskaG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 32 and born in Indiana. Living with him were his wife Amanda, 26, their children, Orfa, 8, Bertha, 6, and Ward, aged three, and Thomas's brother Charles, 25.7
     In 1900 he was living in Tamora Village, Seward County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Thomas L Sackett, stock buyer, head of household, aged 52 and born in Indiana. He rented his home. Living with him was his second wife Gertrude, aged 35. Also in the household was a boarder, Charles Sackett, aged 40, who has not yet been identified.8
     In 1910 he was living in Tamora VillageG and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, breeder of hogs and chickens, head of household, aged 62 and born in Indiana. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Gertrude, 45, and her nieces, Edna Diven, 12, and Mildred Diven, aged ten.9
     In 1920 he was living at Shepard Street, Sturgis, Meade County, South DakotaG, and was recorded as Thomas L Sackett, head of household, aged 72 and born in Indiana. Living with him was his wife Gertrude, 55.10

Children of Thomas Leroy Sackett and Amanda Piper

Sackett Family Association descendants
Carrie Sackett Riddick.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6891. Thomas S. Sackett, b. Nov. 1, 1847; m. Amanda Piper."
  2. Census.
  3. "South Dakota Death Index, 1905–1955", digital image, Ancestry.com, "123670, Sackett, Thomas L, Meade County, SD, 15 Jul 1929."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), "Thomas Leroy Sackett, b. 1848, d. 15 Jul 1929, Bear Butte Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, plot section 7, lot 39."
  5. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  6. "Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809–1992", database, Ancestry.com, "15 Dec 1886, at Afton, Iowa, Thos L Sackett, b. Indiana, father Alexander Sackett, mother Gilbert; to Emily G Diven."
  7. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, NA T9-0756/441B (TEK)
    Precinct G, Seward, Nebraska
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 32, b. IN, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Amanda Sackett, wife, 26, b. IN, keeps house, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Orfa Sackett, dau, 8, b. IA, at school, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Bertha Sackett, dau, 6, b. IA, at school, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Ward Sackett, son, 3, b. IA, at home, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Charles Sackett, brother, single, 25, b. IA, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 940, p. 9A, Enumeration District 0145, FHL microfilm 1240940
    Village of Tamora, Seward County, Nebraska
    Sackett, Thomas L, head, b. Nov 1847, 52, m. 14y, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. NY, stock buyer, home rented
    Sackett, Gertrude, wife, b. Jul 1864, 35, m. 14y, b. MD, father b. MD, mother b. MD
    Sackett, Charles, boarder, b. Jun 1859, 40, single, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. NY, butcher.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_855, p. 1A, Enumeration District 0163, FHL microfilm 1374868
    Tamora Village, Seward County, Nebraska, 15 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Thomas, head, 62, m2. 23y, b. In, father b. IN, mother b. NY, breeder, hogs & chickens, own account, home rented, farm
    Sackett, Gertrude, wife, 45, m1. 23y, b. MD, father b. MD, mother b. MD, dressmaker, home, own account
    Diven, Edna, niece, 12, b. MD, father b. KS, mother b. MD
    Diven, Mildred, niece, 10, b. MD, father b. KS, mother b. MD.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1723, p. 11A, Enumeration District 143, Image 753
    Shepard St, Sturgis City,Meade County, South Dakota, 19 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Thomas L, head, 72, married, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. NY, occ: none
    Sackett, Gertrude E, wife, 55, b. MD, father b. MD, mother b. MD.
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Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited11 March 2017
 

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