Wilbur Fish Sackett

(1857-1918)
FatherSamuel L Sackett (1831-1892)
MotherAnna Larkin (1834-)
Wilbur Fish Sackett, son of Samuel L Sackett and Anna Larkin, was born in Romulus, Seneca County, New York StateG, on 30 May 1857.1,2 He died aged 61 in Emerson, Dixon County, NebraskaG, on 11 June 1918 and was buried at Craig Cemetery, Burt County, NebraskaG.1,3 He married at Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, on 11 July 1888, Carrie McNab.4 Carrie was born in Orangeville, Orange County, IndianaG, on 18 February 1859.1 She died aged 71 at Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, Douglas County, NebraskaG, in 19291 and was buried at Craig CemeteryG.3
     In 1860 Wilbur was living in Romulus, Seneca County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Samuel and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Wilber Sackett, aged five [actually three] and born in Seneca County.5
     In 1870 he was living in RomulusG in the household of his parents Samuel and Ann, and was recorded as Wilbur F Sackett, a farm laborer, aged 13 and born in New York.6
     In 1880 he was living at Bell Creek, Burt CountyG, and was recorded as Wilber Sackett, a laborer, aged 24, a boarder in the household of William Craig, a farmer.7
     Wilbur worked as a laborer for the Chicago and North Western Railroad at CraigG from 22 March 1882. He remained employed by the company in March 1907 when he was a helper at Emerson, Nebraska.8
     In 1900 he was living at Logan Street, EmersonG, and was recorded as W F Sackett, a section man on the railroad, head of household, aged 43. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Carrie, 41, and their children, Clyde, 10, and Flossie, aged six.9
     In 1910 he was living at Maple Plain, Barron County, WisconsinG, and was recorded as Wilber Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 54. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Carrie, 50, and their children, Clyde, 20, and Flossy, aged 16.10

Wilbur F. Sackett.
Wilbur F. Sackett was born in Romulus, Seneca county, New York, May 30th, 1857, and died June 11th, 1918, at Emerson, at the age of 61 years, 11 days. He moved with his parents from Romulus, New York, to Craig, Nebraska in the winter of '79 and has lived continuously there and at Emerson with the exception of 3 years at Cumberland, Wis., until his sudden death, June 11th, of heart failure. He was married in Tekamah, July 11th, 1888, to Carrie McNab of Huron, Ind. Three children were born to them, Wilbur Jr, who died in infancy; Clyde M. and Flossie M. The mother and latter two children remain to mourn the loss of a kind and loving husband and father. Mr. Sackett was a devout Christian and a life-long member of the Methodist church. Funeral services were held at the home Thursday, June 13, at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Lewis officiating, and interment had in the Craig cemetery beside his father, mother, and son, who preceded him.

The Craig News, Craig, Nebraska, 20 Jun 1918, p 5.


Obituary.
Carrie McNabb Sackett was born in Orangeville, Indiana, Feb. 18th, 1859, and died in Immanuel hospital, Omaha, Tuesday, July 30th, 1929, of myocardial degeneration, aged 71 years, 5 months and 12 days. She was buried in the family lot in the Craig Cemetery beside her husband, Wilbur Sackett, who died June 11, 1918, and her daughter, Mrs Florence M. Gray, who died July 13th, 1928. She was married to Wilbur Sackett of Craig, at Tekamah, in 1888. With the exception of one year in Missouri and three years in Wisconsin, she had lived for forty years at Craig and Emerson. Three children were born to this union, one son dying in infancy. The only survivor is a son, Clyde, who lives in Omaha. The family lived on the present J. L. Friis farm in the house that was demolished in the 1913 cyclone. Funeral services were held at Stacks Parlors, Omaha, at 11 A. M. Thursday, August 1st, aod a short service by Rev. Simpson at the grave at Craig at 2 P. M.

The Craig News, Craig, Nebraska, 8 Aug 1929, p 1.

Wilber F Sackett (1857–1918), Craig Cemetery, Burt County, Nebraska
(Src: Find A Grave, Mike Hughbanks)

Children of Wilbur Fish Sackett and Carrie McNab

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Most records have Wilber, but he signed Wilbur F Sackett on his marriage license affadavit.
  3. Website Find A Grave.
  4. "Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855–1908", digital image, Ancestry.com, "11 Jul 1888, Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, Wilbur F Sackett, 31, b. Seneca, NY, res Craig, NE, father Samuel Sackett, mother Ann Larkin; and Carrie McNabb, 28, b. Huron, IN, res Tekamah, parents blank. By Rev W J Doole. Witnesses: J F Richards, H B Sackett. Affadavit signed Wilbur F Sackett."
  5. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 580, FHL film 803861
    Romulus, Seneca, New York
    Sackett, S L, 29, farm laborer, personal estate $200, b. Orange County
    Sackett, Ann, 27, b. Ireland
    Sackett, Sarah, 10, b. Seneca County
    Sackett, Mary J, 7, b. Seneca County
    Sackett, Wilber, 5, b. Seneca County
    Sackett, Henrietta, 2, b. Seneca County.
  6. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_1093, p. 160A, image 329, FHL film 552592
    Romulus, Seneca County, New York
    Sackett, Samuel, 39, grain dealer, real estate $1,800, personal estate $350, b. NY
    Sackett, Ann, 38, keeping house, b. Ireland
    Sackett, Sarah, 15, domestic servt, b. NY
    Sackett, Mary J, 14, at home, b. NY
    Sackett, Wilbur F, 13, farm laborer, b. NY
    Sackett, Henrietta G, 12, at school, b. NY
    Sackett, Samuel, 9, at school, b. NY
    Sackett, Hamlin B, 5, at home, b. NY
    Sackett, Helen D, 1, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles W, 1/12, b. NY.
  7. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, NA T9-0743/331D
    Bell Creek, Burt, Nebraska, 11 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Wilber, boarder, single, 24, b. NY, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland.
    [In household of William S Craig, farmer]
  8. "U.S., Chicago and North Western Railroad Employment Records, 1935–1970", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Wilber Fish, b. 30 May 1857, started work 22 Mar 1882, laborer, at Craig, NE, now employed Emerson, NE, occupation helper, record date 22 Mar 1907, Nebraska Division."
  9. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 5, Enumeration District 0076, FHL microfilm 1240922
    Logan Street, Emerson, Dixon, Nebraska, 7 Jun 1900
    Sackett, W F, head, b. May 1857, 43, m. 12y, section man rr, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. Ireland, home rented
    Sackett, Carrie, wife, b. Mar 1859, 41, m. 12y, 2 ch, both living, b. IN, father b. England, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Clyde M, son, b. May 1890, 10, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Flossie M, daughter, b. Jul 1893, 6, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1701, p 4A, Enumeration District 0009, FHL microfilm 1375714
    Maple Plain, Barron, Wisconsin, 20/21 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Wilber, head, 54, m1. 21y, farmer, gen farming, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Carrie, wife, 50, m1. 21y, 3 ch, 2 living, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 20, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Flossy, daughter, 16, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 20758
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree9Q.3
Last Edited22 Jan 2021
 

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