Eva May Sackett

(1857-1935)
FatherBenjamin Austin Sackett (1820-1902)
MotherMary Nolan (1826-1866)
Eva May Sackett, daughter of Benjamin Austin Sackett and Mary Nolan, was born in MichiganG in June 1857.1,2 She died aged 78 at the Kalamazoo State Hospital, MichiganG, on 5 October 1935 and was buried at White Cloud Cemetery, Newaygo CountyG, on 8 October 1935.3
     In 1860 Eva was living in Porter, Van Buren County, MichiganG, in the household of her parents Benjamin and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Eva M Sackett, aged three and born in Michigan.4
     In 1870 she was living in Bangor, Van Buren County, MichiganG, in the household of her widowed father Benjamin, and was recorded as Eva Sackett, aged 13 and born in Michigan.5
     Eva was named in her uncle Orsemus's will. She was to inherit his estate, after nineteen years, equally with her sister Anna and Orsemus's grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     In 1900 she was living in White Cloud, Newaygo County, MichiganG, in the household of her widowed father Benjamin, 79, and was recorded as Eva M Sackett, a school teacher, single, aged 46 and born in Michigan.6
     In 1910 she was living in Goodwill, Newaygo County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Eva M Sackett, farmer and school teacher, head of household, single, aged 52. She owned her home free of mortgage. Living with her was her unmarried sister Anna, 48, also a farmer and school teacher.7
     In 1920 she was living at Court Street, Wilcox, Newaygo County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Eva M Sackett, a teacher, head of household, aged 62, single. She owned her home free of mortgage. Living with her was her unmarried sister Anna, 58, also a teacher.8
     In 1930 she was living in WilcoxG and was recorded as Eva M Sackett, head of household, aged 72, single. She owned her home. Living with her was her unmarried sister Anna, 68.9
Eva May Sackett (1857–1935) & Mary Anna Sackett (1861–1930), White Cloud Cemetery, Newaygo County, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, Douglas Day)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Michigan Death Certificates 1867–1909", digital image, Ancestry.com, "6 Oct 1935, at Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan, Eva May Sackett, b. New York, 6-1857, age 78y 4m, single, res. Bangor, Van Buren Co, MI, cause pulmonary tuberculosis, father Benjamin Sackett b. NY, mother Mary Nolan b. NY, bur. White Cloud, MI, 8 Oct 1935."
  4. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_562; Page: 1005; Image: 467; Family History Library Film: 803562
    Porter, Van Buren County, Michigan, 20 Aug 1860
    Sackett, Benjamin A, 39, farmer, real estate $300, personal estate $300, b. NY
    Sackett, Mary S, 31, b. NY
    Sackett, Cornelia E, 9, b. NY
    Sackett, Austin H, 5, b. NY
    Sackett, Eva M, 3, b. MI
    Sackett, Ezekel, 68, shoe maker, real estate $500, b. NY.
  5. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_706; Page: 270A; Image: 121594; FHL film: 552205
    Bangor, Van Buren County, Michigan, 12 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Benjamin, 49, laborer, real estate $500, personal estate $250, b. NY
    Sackett, Austin, 15, at home, b. NY
    Sackett, Eva, 13, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Mary, 9, b. MI.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 735; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240735
    Addis? Street, White Cloud, Newaygo County, Michigan, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Benjamin, head, b. Aug 1820, 79, wd, m. 40y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Eva M, dau, b. Nov [year blank], 46, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, school teacher
    Sackett, Anna M, dau, b. May [year blank], 39, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, school teacher.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_666; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1374679
    Goodwill, Newaygo County, Michigan, 29/30 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Eva M, head, 52, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, farmer & school teaching, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, M Anna M, sister, 48, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, farmer & school teaching.
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_787; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 184; Image: 1160
    Court Street, Wilcox, Newaygo County, Michigan, 31 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Eva M, head, home owned free of mortgage, 62, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, teacher, public school
    Sackett, Anna M, sister, 58, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, teacher, public school.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1015; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0030; Image: 1078.0; FHL microfilm: 2340750
    Wilcox, Newaygo County, Michigan, 7 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Eva M, head, home owned $2,000, 72, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, occ none
    Sackett, Anna M, sister, 68, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, occ none.
Generation.Tree9Q.3a
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited31 July 2016