David Alexander Sackett1,2

FatherSamuel S Sackett (1797-1880)
MotherSarah Wickard (1799-)
Marriage1841, Ogle County, IllinoisGSarah Lawrence
Marriage1860, PetalumaGEmily Jane Stevens3
(Src: Louella Sexsmith)
David Alexander Sackett, son of Samuel S Sackett and Sarah Wickard, was born in Hanover Township, Butler County, OhioG, on 6 March 1821. He died aged 74 in Ventura County, CaliforniaG, on 1 June 1895. He married first in Ogle County, IllinoisG, on 4 March 1841, Sarah Lawrence, daughter of John Lawrence and Susan ___. Sarah was born at Bunker Hill, Kent, EnglandG, on 23 June 18194 and baptized at Tudeley and Capel, KentG.5 She died aged 39 in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CaliforniaG, on 6 May 18593,6 and was buried at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, PetalumaG.7 He married second in PetalumaG on 29 March 1860, Emily Jane Stevens.3 Emily was born in Kennebunkport, York County, MaineG, on 21 July 18323 and died aged 67 in Ventura, CaliforniaG, in 1900.3
     In 1850 David was living in Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as David Sackett, a farmer, aged 29 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 28, and their children, Samuel, 9, Rosetta, 7, and Henrietta, aged two. There were also two male laborers in the household.8
     In 1860 he was living in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CaliforniaG, and was recorded as D A Sackett, a farmer, aged 39 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his second wife, Emaline, 26, and his children by his first marriage: Samuel, 19, Henrietta, 11, Emma, 9, Lucetta, 6, and Anetta, aged three. There were also a female servant and a young man, probably a farm laborer, in the household.9
Sarah (Lawrence) Sackett (1819–1859), Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, California
(Src: Find A Grave, Eric McGuire)

Children of David Alexander Sackett and Sarah Lawrence

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Data on David Alexander Sackett researched by Louella Sexsmith.
  3. Sackett database, 4184 David Alexander Sackett.
  4. Heritage Consulting, "Millennium File" (Ancestry transcript), unsourced record, "Sarah Lawrence, b. Jun [no year given] at Bunker Hill, Kent, father John Lawrence, spouse David Alexander Sackett, child Samuel Arthur Sackett."
  5. Baptisms Register, Tudeley and Capel, Kent (Ancestry transcript), "28 Jun 1819, Sarah Lawrence d. John Lawrence & Susan."
  6. Gravestone.
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_111, p. 175b, image 356
    Elizabeth, Jo Daviess, Illinois
    Sackett, David, 29, farmer, real estate $1,900, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 28, b. England
    Sackett, Samuel A, 9, b. IL
    Sackett, Rosetta A, 7, b. IL
    Sackett, Heneretta C, 2, b. IL
    Irish, Charles, 25?, labourer, b. NY
    Cambell, Samuel F, 49?, labourer, b. NJ.
  9. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_69, p. 586, Image 586, FHL film 803069
    Petaluma, Sonoma County, California
    D A Sackett, 39, farmer, real estate $5,000, personal estate $4,000, b. OH
    Emaline Sackett, 26, b. ME
    Saml Sackett, 19, b. IL
    Henrietta Sackett, 11, b. IL
    Emma Sackett, 9, b. IL
    Lusetta Sackett, 6, b. OR
    Annett Sackett, 3, b. CA
    Eliza McCarty, 22, servt, b. Ireland
    Edwin Goodall, 17, b. England.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
5th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited12 Sep 2019

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