John Allen Sackett1,2

(1864-1937)
FatherFrancis M Sackett3 (c 1833-1903)
MotherRuth Sophia Sayer3 (c 1834-)
John Allen Sackett, son of Francis M Sackett and Ruth Sophia Sayer, was born in IllinoisG in April 1864.4,5 He died aged about 73 in 1937 and was buried at Van Meter Cemetery, Dallas County, IowaG.6,7 He married first in Adair County, IowaG, on 30 October 1887, Effie Janet Key, daughter of Fielden Key and Susan Roberts.8 Effie was born on 11 March 18692 and died aged 29 on 15 July 1898.2 He married second on 9 February 1900, Marguerite M ___.6,2 Marguerite was born in OhioG in October 18684,9 and was buried at Van Meter CemeteryG.7 She died aged about 63 in 1932.
     In 1870 John was living in Cheney's Grove, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Francis and Ruth, and was recorded in the census as John A Sackett, aged six and born in Illinois.10
     In 1880 he was living in Harrison, Adair County, IowaG, in the household of his parents Francis and Ruth, and was recorded as John A Sackett, a herder, aged 16 and born in Illinois.11
     In 1900 he was living in Valley Township, Guthrie County, IowaG, and was recorded as John A Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 36. He rented his home and farm. Living with him were his second wife Marguerite, 31, and his children from his first marriage, Frank, 11, Pearl, 10, Ray, 8, and Casper, aged three.12
     In 1910 he was living in Van Meter, Dallas County, IowaG, and was recorded as John A Sackett, a teamster on a dray wagon, head of household, aged 45. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him was his second wife, Marguerite, 40.13
     In 1920 he was living in Van MeterG and was recorded as John Sackett, a laborer, head of household, aged 55. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him was his wife Marguerite, 53.14
     In 1930 he was living in Van MeterG and was recorded as John A Sackett, a truck operator, general hauling, head of household, aged 65. He owned his home. Living with him was his wife Marguerite, 60.15
John A Sackett (1864–1937), Van Meter Cemetery, Iowa
(Src: Find A Grave, ZBonnie)

Children of John Allen Sackett and Effie Janet Key

Sackett Family Association descendants
Bruce Sackett and Clarence Arthur Sackett.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Email from Bruce Sackett to Chris Sackett, Sep 2015.
  3. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325 NA T9-0325/99B (TEK)
    Harrison, Adair, Iowa
    T. M. SACKETT, head, male, married, 47, b. OH, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Ruth S. SACKETT, wife, 46, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    E. G. SACKETT, son, single, 22, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Chas. SACKETT, son, single, 20, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    John A. SACKETT, son, 16, b. IL, herder, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Guy SACKETT, son, 13, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    F. C. SACKETT, dau, 7, b. IA, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Reuben V. SACKETT, son, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Oct. BALL, other, male, single, 28, b. OH, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  4. Census.
  5. Gravestone.
  6. Email from Bruce Sackett to Sackett Discussion List, 18 January 2006.
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  8. "Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809–1992", database, Ancestry.com, "30 Oct 1887, at Adair County, Iowa, John A Sackett, single, b. IL, father Francis M Sackett, mother Ruth Sophia Sayers; to Effie J Key, 18, single, b. IA, father Fielden Key, mother Susan Roberts."
  9. Gravestone has 1869.
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_258, p. 269B, Image 543, FHL Film 545758
    Cheney Grove, McLean County, Illinois, 4 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Francis M, 37, farmer, personal estate $2,000, b. OH
    Sackett, Ruth, 36, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Elijah, 12, b. IL
    Sackett, Charles S, 10, b. IL
    Sackett, John A, 6, b. IL
    Sackett, Thomas, 4, b. IL
    Sackett, Milton H, 7/12, b. Oct, b. IL.
  11. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325 NA T9-0325/99B (TEK/CRS)
    Harrison, Adair, Iowa
    F. M. Sackett, head, male, married, 47, b. OH, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Ruth S. Sackett, wife, 46, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    E. G. Sackett, son, single, 22, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Chas. Sackett, son, single, 20, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    John A. Sackett, son, 16, b. IL, herder, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Guy Sackett, son, 13, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    F. C. Sackett, dau, 7, b. IA, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Reuben V. Sackett, son, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Oct. Ball, boarder, male, single, 28, b. OH, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 434, p. 17A, Enumeration District 0066, FHL microfilm 1240434
    Valley Township, Guthrie County, Iowa, 26 Jun 1900
    Sackett, John A, head, b. Apr 1864, 36, m. 0y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, farmer, home (farm) rented
    Sackett, Margueritt M, wife, b. Oct 1868, 31, m. 0y, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Frank E, son, b. Sep 1888, 11, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Pearl F, dau, b. Mar 1890, 10, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Ray L, son, b. Mar 1892, 8, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Casper V, son, b. May 1897, 3, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA.
  13. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_399, p. 5A, Enumeration District 0019, FHL microfilm 1374412
    Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, 19 Apr 1910
    Sackett, John A, head, 45, m2. 10y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, teamster, dray wagon, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Marguerite, wife, 40, m2. 10y, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. CT.
  14. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_486, p. 14A, Enumeration District 20, Image 500
    Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, 10 Feb 1920
    Sackett, John, head, home owned free of mortgage, 55, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. Germany, laborer, public
    Sackett, Margerete, wife, 53, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  15. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 651, p. 1A, Enumeration District 0031, Image 285.0, FHL microfilm 2340386
    Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa, 2 Apr 1930
    Sackett, John A, head, home owned, value $1,500, 65, m. at 24, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, truck operator, general hauling
    Sackett, Margerette M, 60, m. at 18, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. England.
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Last Edited14 June 2019