George Steven Sackett1

(1850-1926)
FatherOrlin Sackett (1824-1905)
MotherLucinda Johnson (1826-1856)
George Steven Sackett, son of Orlin Sackett and Lucinda Johnson, was born in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 13 October 1850.2 He died aged 75 in Concord, Dodge County, MinnesotaG, on 1 January 19263,4 and was buried at Concord CemeteryG on 3 January 1926.2 He married in Esdaile, Pierce County, WisconsinG, on 14 December 1876, Phoebe Levisa Potter, daughter of John Potter and Loretta Green.5 Phoebe was born in Marquette, Green Lake County, WisconsinG, on 15 December 1861.6 She died aged 87 in Wasioja Township, Dodge County, MinnesotaG, on 13 June 19496,7 and was buried in the Old Concord CemeteryG on 16 June 1949.
     In 1850 George was living at Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Orlin and Lucinda, and was recorded in the census as George Sacket, aged one, and born in New York.8
     In 1860 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, in the household of his father Orlin, and was recorded as George Sackett, aged eleven.9
     In 1870 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, in the household of his father Orlin and stepmother Ann, and was recorded as George S Sackett, at home, aged 20.10
     In 1880 he was living at Cherry Grove, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 29. Living with him were his wife Phoebe and one-year-old son Alfred.11

Children of George Steven Sackett and Phoebe Levisa Potter

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 18556
Sackett Family Association descendants
Pam Schuster Offerdahl, Bob Schuster, Karen Gerke and Bridget Schuelke.
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 1

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. "MN Death Certificate: CertID# 1926-MN-003659
    George Steven Sackett
    Date of Birth: Oct, 13, 1850; Place of Birth: New York
    Date of Death: 01/01/1926; Age at Death: 75 yr 2 mo 13 da
    County of Death: Dodge
    Father Name: Orland
    Mother Maiden Name: Johnson
    Information given by: Pheoby Sackett, West Concord, MN
    Place of Burial, Concord, MN; Date of Burial: 1/3/26."
  3. "MN Death Certificate: CertID# 1926-MN-003659 (researched by Amanda Bouer)
    George Steven Sackett
    Date of Birth: Oct, 13, 1850; Place of Birth: New York
    Date of Death: 01/01/1926; Age at Death: 75 yr 2 mo 13 da
    County of Death: Dodge
    Father Name: Orland
    Mother Maiden Name: Johnson
    Information given by: Pheoby Sackett, West Concord, MN
    Place of Burial, Concord, MN; Date of Burial: 1/3/26."
  4. Obituary of George S Sackett (researched by Amanda Bouer)
    "George S. Sackett Passes to His Reward.
    George S. Sackett died at his farm home, Friday morning Jan. 1, 1926, at 1:15, at the advanced age of 75 years 2 months and 14 days. The deceased was born in Naples, Ontario Co., New York, Oct. 18, 1850. In 1855 he came to Minnesota with his father. On Dec. 14th, 1874, he was united in marriage to Miss Phoebe Potter of Roscoe, Minn., and the union was blessed with ten children, five sons, and five daughters. Archie, who died in infancy, Alfred E. of Dodge Center; Walter O. of Mantorville; Ray of Kasson; Edward L., Mrs. Wilbur Hanners, Mrs. Roy Bennerotte, Mrs. Walter Bennerotte, Mrs. Lloyd Pierce and Mrs Roy Kramer all of West Concord. They all being with him when the end came. He is survived by his wife, 9 children, 21 grand children, 2 sisters and one brother. Funeral services were held at the Christian church, Concord, Sunday afternoon at 1:30. Rev. Ray officiating. Burial was made in the Concord Cemetery."
  5. Obituary (researched by Amanda Bouer)
    "Mrs. G. S. Sackett, 87 Years Old, Dies;
    Dodge Center ---Mrs. Geroge S. Sackett, 87 Years old, died yesterday at the home of her daughter after a two year illness.
    She was born in Wisconsin December 15, 1861, and came to Dodge county with her parents in 1863. She was a lifetime resident of West Concord and Dodge Center.
    The former Phoebe Potter, she was married to George Sackett December 14, 1876. He died January 1926.
    She is survived by three sons, Alfred and Edward of Dodge Center and Ray of Kasson and five daughters, Mrs Wilbert Hanners of Sargeant, Minn., Mrs Walter Bennerotte of West Concord, Mrs Lloyd Pierce of Dodge Center, Mrs Ray Dramer of Kasson and Mrs Roy Bennerotte of West Concord.
    ... Interment will be in the Old Concord cemetery. ..."
  6. "Death CertID# 1949-MN-003790
    Phebe Levisa Sackett
    Date of Birth: 15 Jec 1861; Place of Birth: Marquette, WI
    Date of Death: 13 Jun 1949; Place of Death: Wasioja Twp., Dodge Co., MN
    Age at Death: 87 yr 5 mo 26 da
    Father Name: John Potter
    Mother Name: Loretta Green
    Information given by: Mrs. Lloyd Pierce; Dodge Center, MN."
  7. Obituary (researched by Amanda Bouer)
    "Mrs. G. S. Sackett, 87 Years Old, Dies;
    Dodge Center ---Mrs. George S. Sackett, 87 Years old, died yesterday at the home of her daughter after a two year illness.
    She was born in Wisconsin December 15, 1861, and came to Dodge county with her parents in 1863. She was a lifetime resident of West Concord and Dodge Center.
    The former Phoebe Potter, she was married to George Sackett December 14, 1876. He died January 1926.
    She is survived by three sons, Alfred and Edward of Dodge Center and Ray of Kasson and five daughters, Mrs Wilbert Hanners of Sargeant, Minn., Mrs Walter Bennerotte of West Concord, Mrs Lloyd Pierce of Dodge Center, Mrs Ray Dramer of Kasson and Mrs Roy Bennerotte of West Concord.
    ... Interment will be in the Old Concord cemetery. ..."
  8. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll: M432_571/22[2] (TEK)
    Naples, Ontario County, NY
    Sackett, Orlen, 26, male, laborer, b. NY
    Sacket, Lucinda, 23, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy, 4, b. NY
    Sacket, George, 1, b. NY
    Lyon, Betsey, 16, b. NY
    [Record immediately follows that for Lotas Sacket].
  9. 1860 Census for United States, page 684 family #55
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Alden Sackett, 33, b. NY, farmer
    George Sackett, 11, b. NY
    Sarah Sackett, 8, b. NY.
  10. 1870 US Federal Census, database, LDS, FamilySearch,
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Sackett, Orlin, 46, b. New York, farmer
    Sackett, Ann E., 32, b. Maine
    Sackett, George S., 20, b. New York, at home
    Sackett, Edward, 8, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Emina B., 6, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elin, 1, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elton, 1, b. Minnesota.
  11. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254621 NA T9-0621/405D (TEK)
    Cherry Grove, Goodhue, Minnesota
    George Sackett, head, married, 29, b. NY, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Phebia Sackett, wife, 18, b. WI, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Alfred Sackett, son, 1, b. MN, father b. NY, mother b. WI.
Generation.Tree9Q.3a
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited12 February 2019