Heman S Sackett

(1825-1890)
FatherMarvin Sacket (1796-)
MotherPolly Nelson
Heman S Sackett, teamster, farmer, son of Marvin Sacket and Polly Nelson, was born in Lewis County, New York StateG, in 1825.1,2 He died aged about 64 in Arbuckle, Colusa County, CaliforniaG, on 1 January 1890.3 He married in about 1846, Phoebe Ann Wilkie.4 Phoebe was born in Utica, Oneida County, New York StateG, on 26 June 1824.1 She died aged 73 in Plymouth, Amador County, CaliforniaG, on 15 February 1898.5
     In 1850 Heman was living in Wilmurt, Herkimer County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Heman Sackett, a farmer, aged 25 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Phoebe, 25, and their children, Edward, 3, and George, aged two. Heman's brothers Roswell and James were living in adjacent properties.6
     In 1855 he was living in WilmurtG and was recorded as Heman Sackett, a laborer, head of household, aged 29 and born in Lewis County. Living with him were his wife Phoebe, 29, and their children, Edward, 7, George, 6, Sarah Etta, 3, and Stephen, aged seven months. Heman's brother Byron, 17, was also in the household.7
     Heman and his family migrated from New York to California in the late 1850s.
     In 1860 he was living in Mountain Township, El Dorado County, CaliforniaG, and was recorded as Heman S Sackett, a teamster, aged 36. Living with him were his wife Phoebe, 36, and their children, Edward, 13, George, 11, Sarah, 9, Stephen, 6, and John, aged eleven months. There was also a male Chinese cook in the household.8
     Heman was listed in the California voter register for 1867 as Herman S Sackett, aged 42, born in New York, a teamster, of Diamond Springs, El Dorado CountyG.9
     In 1870 he was living at Diamond Springs, El Dorado CountyG, and was recorded as Heman S Sackett, a teamster, aged 45. Living with him were his wife Phoebe, 46, and their children, Edward, 23, George, 22, Stephen, 15, Martin, 11, and Charles, aged one.10
     Heman was granted land by patent in El Dorado CountyG on 10 April 1875.11
     In 1880 he was living at Mud Springs, El Dorado CountyG, and was recorded as Heman Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Phoebe, 52, and their children, [Edward] Nelson, 34, Stephen, 26, Martin, 20, Ida, 13, and Charles, aged twelve.12
     Heman was listed in the California voter register for 1882 as Heman Sackett, aged 55, born in New York, a farmer, of Mud Springs, El Dorado CountyG.13

El Dorado
News was received this morning by telephone from Plymouth, of the death of Mrs. H. Sackett at that place on the evening of the 15th. Mrs. Sackett was an old resident of El Dorado. She leaves four sons and a daughter to mourn her loss.

Mountain Democrat, Placerville, California, 19 Feb 1898.

Children of Heman S Sackett and Phoebe Ann Wilkie

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Leo Sackett to Sackett Discussion List, 11 December 2006.
  2. Census.
  3. Thurmon King's database.
  4. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  5. Obituary.
  6. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 513, p 286a
    Wilmurt, Herkimer, New York, 11 Aug 1850
    Sackett, Heman, 25, farmer, real estate $200, b. NY
    Sackett, Phoebe Ann, 25, b. NY
    Sackett, Edward N, 3, b. NY
    Sackett, George M, 2, b. NY
    Stevens, Abram, 18, laborer, b. NY
    Stevens, Russell, 10, b. NY.
  7. 1855 New York state census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Wilmurt, Herkimer, New York, 14 Jun 1855
    Heman Sackett, 29, head, b. Lewis Co, 8y in Wilmurt, laborer
    Phebe A Sackett, 29, wife, b. Jefferson Co, 8y in Wilmurt
    Edward N Sackett, 7, child, b. Jefferson Co
    George M Sackett, 6, child, b. Herkimer Co
    Sarahette Sackett, 3, child, b. Herkimer Co
    Stephen E Sackett, 7/12, child, b. Herkimer Co
    Byron B Sackett, 17, brother, b. Lewis Co, 8 months in Wilmurt, laborer
    Pynnilla Dunn, 56, boarder, b. Montgomery Co.
  8. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 1183, FHL film 803058
    Mountain Township, El Dorado, California, 17 Sep 1860
    Sackett, Heman S, 36, teamster, real estate $300, personal estate $4000, b. NY
    Sackett, Phebe, 36, b. NY
    Sackett, Edward, 13, b. NY
    Sackett, Geo, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Sarah, 9, b. NY
    Sackett, Stephen, 6, b. NY
    Sackett, John, 11/12, b. NY
    Fong, 22, m, cook, b. China.
  9. "California, U.S., Voter Registers, 1866-1898", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1867, "3047, Herman S Sackett, 42, b. New York, teamster, res. Diamond Springs Tp."
  10. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_72, p 34A, FHL film
    Diamond Springs, El Dorado, California, 19 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Heman S, 45, teamster, personal estate $1000, b. NY
    Sackett, Pheba A, 46, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Edward N, 23, b. NY
    Sackett, George M, 22, b. NY
    Sackett, Stephen E, 15, b. NY
    Sackett, Martin L, 11, b. CA
    Sackett, Charles G, 1, b. CA.
  11. "US General Land Office Records, 1796–1907", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Hemon, 10 Apr 1875, El Dorado, California, meridian Mount Diablo Mer, township 010.0n, range 010.0E, aliquots S½NE, section 034, type Patent."
  12. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 65, p 103B, Enumeration District 054
    Mud Springs, El Dorado, California, 18 Jun 1880
    Heman Sackett, head, married, 52, b. NY, farmer, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Feebe Sackett, wife, 52, b. NY, keeps house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Nelson Sackett, son, single, 34, b. NY, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Stephen Sackett, son, single, 26, b. NY, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Martin Sackett, son, single, 20, b. CA, works on farm, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Charls Sackett, son, 12, b. CA, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Ida Sackett, dau, 13, b. CA, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  13. "California, U.S., Voter Registers, 1866-1898", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1882, "2673, Heman Sackett, 55, b. New York, farmer, res. Mud Springs Tp."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 28982
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Leo Grant Sackett, Josh Sackett, Kevin Sackett and Rachel Elaine Campbell.
Generation.Tree8P.3
Last Edited19 Apr 2022
 

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