Richard Jefferson Sackett

(1863-1929)
FatherRichard Jefferson Sackett (1823-1863)
MotherLydia Barber (1821-1890)
Richard Jefferson Sackett, son of Richard Jefferson Sackett and Lydia Barber, was born in Potter, Yates County, New York StateG, on 13 July 1863.1 He died aged 65 in Odessa Township, Ionia County, MichiganG, on 10 June 19292 and was buried at Fuller Family Cemetery, Carlton, Barry County, MichiganG.3 He married in Hart, Oceana County, MichiganG, on 17 September 1891, Ella May Johns, daughter of Samuel Johns and Adaline Winchell.4 Ella was born in Allegan County, MichiganG, on 2 April 1873.5 She died aged 68 at the Pennock Hospital, Hastings, Barry County, MichiganG, on 10 August 1941 following an accident when watching a motorcycle event with her son Frank, who also died.6 She was buried at Fuller Cemetery, HastingsG, on 13 August 1941.6
     In 1870 Richard was living in Potter, Yates County, New York StateG, in the household of his mother Lydia and stepfather Cephas Isham, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, aged six and born in New York.7
     In 1880 he was living in Manchester, Ontario County, New York StateG, in the household of Francis Lindner, 51, a butcher, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, servant, a laborer, aged 16. His widowed mother Lydia was also living in Manchester.8
     In 1900 he was living in Homestead Township, Benzie County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, a teamster, head of household, aged 36. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Ella, 26, and their children, Pearl, 8, Mary, 4, and Minnie, aged eleven months.9
     In 1910 he was living in Homestead Township, MichiganG, and was recorded as Richard J Sackett, a laborer in a veneer factory, head of household, aged 46. Living with him were his wife Ella, 35, and their children, Pearl, 17, Mary, 13, Minnie, 10, Richard, 3, and Edwin, aged nine months.10
     In 1920 he was living in Hastings, MichiganG, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 58. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Ella, 48, and their children, Richard, 13, and Frank, aged eight.11
Richard J Sackett (1863–1929), Fuller Family Cemetery, Carlton, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, Scout)

Children of Richard Jefferson Sackett and Ella May Johns

  • Pearl Anna "Pearley" Sackett+ b. 19 May 1892, d. 15 May 1971
  • Acie Sackett b. 10 May 1894, d. 2 Oct 1895
  • Mary Sackett b. 1 Aug 1895, d. 3 Sep 1976
  • Minnie Sackett b. 20 Jun 1899, d. 8 Feb 1986
  • Richard Sackett b. 24 Jul 1907, d. Jul 1999
  • Edward Sackett b. 20 May 1909, d. 2 Oct 1910
  • Frank Sackett b. 24 Aug 1910, d. 8 Aug 1941
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 9644
Sackett Family Association descendants
Linda Howorth.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1950", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Richard J, d. Odessa, Ionia County, MI, 10 Jun 1929, b. NY, 13 Jul 1862, 66-10-27, farmer, married, wife Ella May Sackett, father Jefferson Sackett b. unk, mother unk, informant Richard Sackett, Lake Odessa, MI, cause chronic mitral stenosis, bur. Fuller Cemetery, 12 Jun 1929."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "17 Sep 1891, at Hart, Oceana County, MI, Richard J Sackett, 29, of Shelby, MI, b. New York State, laborer, father Richard Sackett; to Ella May Johns, 19, of Shelby, b. MI, homework, father Samuel Johns. Both 1st m. By Rev Geo Killian, M E Minister. Witnesses: Ida M Cock, Mrs Geo Killian, both of Hart."
  5. Death record.
  6. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1950", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Ella M, d. Pennock Hospital, Hastings, Barry County, MI, 10 Aug 1941, res. Hope Township, Barry County, b. MI, 2 Apr 1873, 68-4-8, widow of Richard Sackett, father Samuel Johns b. PA, mother Adaline Winchell b. MI, informant Mrs Frank Sackett, RFD Hastings, cause struck ... a runaway motorcycle accident, resulting in two broken legs and a broken left arm, bur. Fuller Cemetery, Carlton Twp, 13 Aug 1941."
  7. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_1120; Page: 577B; Family History Library Film: 552619
    Potter, Yates County, New York, 24 Jun 1870
    Isham, Cephas, 55, stone mason, real estate $600, personal estate $200, b. VT
    Isham, Lydia, 48, keeping house, b. NY
    Sackett, Anna M, 18, at service, b. NY
    Sackett, Minnie, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Richard, 6, b. NY.
  8. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1254909, NA T9-0909/312D
    Manchester, Ontario, New York
    Richard Sackett, servant, 16, b. NY, laborer, father b. NY, mother b. -
    [In household of Francis Lindner, 51, a butcher].
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 1240702
    Homestead Township, Benzie County, Michigan, 25 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Richard, head, b. Jul 1863, 36, m. 9y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, teamster, home rented
    Sackett, Ella M, wife, b. Apr 1864 [sic], 26 [sic], m. 9y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Pearl A, dau, b. May 1892, 8, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Mary A, dau, b. Aug 1895, 4, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Minnie, dau, b. Jun 1899, 11/12, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_637; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 1374650
    Homestead, Benzie County, Michigan, 16 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Richard J, head, 46, m1. 20y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, veneer factory
    Sackett, Ella M, wife, 35, m1. 20y, 6 ch, 5 living, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Pearl A, dau, 17, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI, servant, private family
    Sackett, Mary E, dau, 13, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Minnie M, dau, 10, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Richard, son, 3, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Edwin, son, 9/12, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_756; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 53
    Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, 30 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Richard, head, home rented, 58, married, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, on farm
    Sackett, Ella, wife, 48, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Richard, son, 13, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Frank, son, 8, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI.
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