Althea G Sackett

FatherOrsemus Sackett (1826-1896)
MotherCaroline E ___ (c 1826-1852)
Althea G Sackett, daughter of Orsemus Sackett and Caroline E ___, was born in Sherburne, Chenango County, New York StateG, on 2 July 1847.1,2 She died aged about 20 in 1868 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Owego, Tioga County, New York StateG.3 She married in about 1865, Charles M Wade, son of Lewis W Wade and Nancy ___. Charles was born in 1842.3,4 He died aged about 83 in 1925 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, OwegoG.3 After Althea's death, Charles married Sarah J ___.
     In 1855 Althea was living in Sherburne, Chenango County, New York StateG, in the household of her grandparents Ezekiel and Ruth Sacket, and was recorded in the census as Alp..? G Sacket, aged seven and born in Chenango County.5
     In 1860 she was living in Maryland, Otsego County, New York StateG, in the household of her father Orsemus and stepmother Geraldine, and was recorded as Althear [sic] Sackett, aged 12 and born in New York.6
     In 1865 she was living in OwegoG in the household of Jacob Hand, a farmer, and his wife Polly, and was recorded as Elthea Sackett, a domestic, single, aged 18 and born in Chenango County.7
Althea (Sackett) Wade (1847–1868), Evergreen Cemetery, Owego, New York
(Src: Find A Grave, Paul R)

Child of Althea G Sackett and Charles M Wade

 Notes & Citations

  1. NY Gen Web, Town of Sherburne, births reported in the year 1847, "Sacket, Althea S, July 2 to Orsemus & Caroline Sacket."
  2. There is doubt about Althea's middle initial/name. The transcribed birth record has "S", the hand-written 1855 census "G", and the gravestone "Z."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Census.
  5. 1855 New York state census, Sherburne, Chenango County, 13 Jun 1855
    Frame house, value $200
    Zekill Sacket, 67?, b. Runsler? [prob. Rensselaer], res Sherburne 24y, shoe m
    Ruth Sacket, 66, wife, b. Runsler?, res Sherburne 24y
    Alp..? G Sacket, 7, gdau, b. Chenango
    Edwin J Sacket, 5, gson, b. Chenango.
  6. 1860 United States Federal Census, Maryland, Otsego County, New York
    Orsemus Sackett, 34, m, laborer, personal estate $200, b. NY
    Geraldine Sackett, 19, f, b. Iowa
    Althear Sackett, 12, f, b. NY
    Edwin Sackett, 10, m, b. NY
    Henry Sackett, 10/12, m, b. NY.
  7. 1865 New York state census, Owego, Tioga County, NY, 30 Jun 1865
    Jacob Hand, 64, b. CT, farmer,
    Polly Hand, 64, wife, b. Montgomery
    Andrew Wilkins, 20, hand, farmer
    Elthea Sackett, 18, domestic, b. Chenango, single.
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited31 Jul 2016

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