Martin VanBuren Sackett

(1840-1914)
FatherCharles Sackett (1809-1860)
MotherEliza Ann DeGraw (1808-1895)
Martin VanBuren Sackett, son of Charles Sackett and Eliza Ann DeGraw, was born in Redford Township, Wayne County, MichiganG, on 10 May 1840.1 He died aged 73 on 13 March 19141 and was buried at Bell Branch Cemetery, RedfordG.1 He married on 20 November 1862, Susan Amy Booth.1
     Martin Sackett served as a soldier in the American Civil War. He enlisted for three years in Company I, Seventh Infantry, at Detroit on 13 January 1862 and was mustered the same day. He was wounded in action at Antietam, Maryland, on 17 September 1862, and was discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability at Baltimore, Maryland, on 4 January 1863.1
     In 1850 Martin was living in Redford, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Charles and Eliza, and was recorded in the census as Martin V B Sackett, aged ten and born in Michigan.2
     In 1870 Martin was living in Redford Township, Wayne County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Martin Sacket, farm worker, aged 29 and born in Michigan. Living with him were his wife Susan, 25, and their children, Nellie, 2, and Charles, aged one.3
     In 1880 he was living in RedfordG and was recorded as Martin Sackett, laborer, head of household, married, aged 40 and born in Michigan. Living with him were his wife Susan, 35, and their children, Nellie, 13, Olivia, 8, Eva, 6, Cora, 4, Ettie, 2, and David, aged six months.4

Children of Martin VanBuren Sackett and Susan Amy Booth

  • Nellie V Sackett b. 7 Nov 1867, d. 2 Mar 1939
  • Charles Sackett b. 17 Dec 1868, d. Apr 1878
  • Olivia Sackett b. 13 Jun 1872
  • Evaline "Eva" Sackett b. 14 Jun 1874
  • Cora A Sackett b. 16 Jun 1876
  • Euretta Sackett b. 13 Apr 1878, d. 21 Jan 1911
  • David Sackett+ b. 29 Nov 1879, d. 28 Dec 1938
  • William Owen Sackett b. 13 Dec 1881, d. 29 Oct 1918
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 13788 Martin VanBuren Sackett.
  2. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Redford, Wayne, Michigan
    144/149
    Sackett, Charles, 40, m, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Eliza Ann, 41, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Emily, 20, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Betsey, 17, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Ezekiel, 14, m, b. MI
    Sackett, Diantha, 12, f, b. MI
    Sackett, Martin V. B., 10, m, b. MI
    Sackett, Lucinda, 8, f, b. MI
    Sackett, Eveline, 6, f, b. MI
    Sackett, William R., 4, m, b. MI
    Sackett, Rachel, 3, f, b. MI.
  3. 1870 US Federal Census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll 709-710, p. 336R, 16 June 1870 (TEK)
    13/13
    Sacket, Martin, 29, M, W, works on farm, MI
    Sacket, Susan, 25, F, W, keeping house, MI
    Sacket, Nelly, 2, F, W, ---, MI
    Sacket, Charles, 1, M, W, ---, MI.
  4. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254610 NA T9-0610/323C (TEK)
    Redford, Wayne, Michigan
    Martin Sackett, head, married, 40, b. MI, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Susen Sackett, wife, 35, b. MI, keeps house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Nellie Sackett, dau, 13, b. MI, at school, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Olivia Sackett, dau, 8, b. MI, at school, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Eva Sackett, dau, 6, b. MI, at home, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Cora Sackett, dau, 4, b. MI, at home, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Ettie Sackett, dau, 2, b. MI, at home, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    David Sackett, son, 6 months, b. MI, at home, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
Generation.Tree9Q.3a
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Capt Richard Sackett
Last Edited7 August 2015
 

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