Emma Polly Sackett

(1842-1940)
FatherDavid Hammond Sackett (1804-1880)
MotherCaroline Ames (1810-1908)
Emma Polly Sackett, daughter of David Hammond Sackett and Caroline Ames, was born in Garden Prairie, Boone County, IllinoisG, on 1 October 1842.1 She died aged 97 in Belvidere, Boone County, IllinoisG, on 10 August 19402 and was buried at Garden Prairie CemeteryG on 13 August 1940.3 She married first in Boone CountyG on 1 October 1860, Albert E Locke.2 Albert died of dysentry while serving as a sergeant in the 95th Illinois Volunteers in the American Civil War on 25 October 1863.4 Emma married second on 23 September 1866, Myron Willard Poyer.2 Myron was born in OhioG on 28 July 1824.5,6 He died aged 76 on 22 August 1900 and was buried at Garden Prairie CemeteryG.6
     In 1870 Emma was living in Marengo, McHenry County, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband Myron, 46, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Emma Poyer, aged 27 and born in Illinois. Living with them were Myron's children, Clara, 19, and John, 17, and Emma's daughter, Berta, aged seven. There was also a male farm worker in the household.7
     In 1880 she was living in Marengo, McHenry County, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband Myron, 54, a farmer, and was recorded as Emma Poyer, aged 39 and born in Illinois. Living with them was Emma's daughter Alberta A Locke, aged 17.8
     In 1900 she was living at West Church Street, Marengo, McHenry County, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband Myron, 74, and was recorded as Emma P Poyer, aged 57.9
Emma P (Sackett) Poyer (1842–1940), Garden Prairie Cemetery, IL
(Src: Find A Grave, Phyllis Wallington)

Child of Emma Polly Sackett and Albert E Locke

Sackett Family Association descendants
Sally Trabun Arsove and Breffni McGuire.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. Thurmon King's database, 18386 Emma P Sackett.
  3. "Illinois Death Index 1908–1988", database, Ancestry.com, "Poyer, Emma Polly (Sackett), b. Garden Prairie, IL, 1 Oct 1842, d. Belvidere, Boone, IL, 10 Aug 1940, bur. Garden Prairie, 13 Aug 1940, age 97, occ. invalid, widow, res. Belvidere, father David H Sackett b. Colchester, VT, mother Caroline Ames b. Colchester, VT."
  4. Register of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861–1865, United States Civil War, digital image, Ancestry.com, "Locke, Albert E, Serg, Co B, 95 Ill V, d. Reg Hospl, 25 Oct 1863, dysentery."
  5. Census.
  6. Gravestone.
  7. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_257, p. 371A, Image 386, FHL Film 545756
    Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois, 27 Jul 1870
    Poyer, Myron, 46, farmer, real estate $13,900, personal estate $2,110, b. OH
    Poyer, Emma, 27, keeping house, b. IL
    Poyer, Clara, 19, b. IL
    Poyer, John, 17, b. IL
    Lock, Berta, 7, b. IL
    Howe, Charles, 35, drover, b. OH.
  8. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 228, FHL Film 1254228, p. 197A, Enumeration District 142, Image 0653
    Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois, 12 Jun 1880
    Poyer, Myron, husband [head], 54, farmer, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Poyer, Emma, wife, 39, keeping house, b. IL, father b. VT, mother b. VT
    Locke, Alberta E, stepdau, 17, at home, b. IL, father b. VT, mother b. IL.
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 321, p. 16B, Enumeration District 0162, FHL microfilm 1240321
    West Church St, Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois, 16 Jun 1900
    Poyer, Myron W, head, b. Jul 1825, 74, m. 34y, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. OH, home owned free of mortgage
    Poyer, Emma P, wife, b. Oct 1842, 57, m. 34y, b. IL, father b. VT, mother b. VT.
Generation.Tree8P.3a
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited21 February 2019