Freeman William Sackett1

FatherAlzerah S Sackett (1816-1869)
MotherSarah Ann Harbaugh (1824-1900)
Freeman William Sackett, son of Alzerah S Sackett and Sarah Ann Harbaugh, was born in Warren, Trumbull County, OhioG, on 5 November 1847.2 He died aged 69 in Phillips, Price County, WisconsinG, on 30 January 19172 and was buried at Lakeside Cemetery, PhillipsG.2 He married first in Weyauwega, Waupaca County, WisconsinG, on 1 January 1874, Ann Eliza Meiklejohn, daughter of Peter Meiklejohn and Hannah ___.2 Ann was born in New York StateG on 7 February 1848. She died aged 27 in WeyauwegaG on 2 January 18763 and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, WeyauwegaG. He married second in WeyauwegaG on 12 November 1878, Emma Ann Hunt, daughter of James B Hunt and Eliza M ___.4
     Freeman served in the American Civil War as a Union private from 1863 to 1865 in the 38th Wisconsin Infantry.5
     In 1880 Freeman was living in Phillips, Price County, WisconsinG, and was recorded in the census as Freman W Sackett, an editor, head of household, aged 32. Living with him were his second wife Emma, 27, his son William, 5, by his first wife, and his brother George, aged 18.6
     In 1890 he was living in Worcester, WisconsinG.5
Ann E (Meiklejohn) Sackett (1848–1876), Oakwood Cemetery, Weyauwega, Wisconsin
(Src: Find A Grave, skippy)

Child of Freeman William Sackett and Ann Eliza Meiklejohn

Children of Freeman William Sackett and Emma Ann Hunt

  • Frank Austin Sackett b. 13 Sep 1880
  • Jimmie P Sackett b. 4 Apr 1882, d. 21 Mar 1885
  • Homer Charles Sackett b. 12 Jul 1884, d. 25 Sep 1930
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Gary Rood.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. Historical and Biographical Album of the Chippewa Valley Wisconsin, 1891-1892, Pages 685-686.
  4. Stevens Point Daily Journal, (Wisconsin), November 16, 1878, "Married. Sackett–Hunt. At Weyauwega, Nov. 12, Mr. F.W. Sackett, editor of the Phillips Times, and Miss Emma Hunt, of Weyauwega."
  5. "1890 Veterans Schedules", digital image,, Phillips, Price County, Wisconsin
    Freeman W Sackett, Priv, C Company, 38 Wis Inf, enlisted 1863, discharged 1865, service 1y 6m, PO address Worcester.
  6. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, FHL 1255443 NA T9-1443/208B
    Phillips, Price, Wisconsin, 2 Jun 1880
    Freman W Sackett, head, male, married, 32, editor, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. PA
    Emma Sackett, wife, 27, keeping house, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY
    William H Sackett, son, 5, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. NY
    George E Sackett, brother, single, 18, printer, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. PA.
Last Edited23 June 2020

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