Lucretia "Lou" Sackett

(1857-1936)
FatherZaven Sackett (1832-1884)
MotherSarah Jane Gifford
Lucretia "Lou" Sackett, daughter of Zaven Sackett and Sarah Jane Gifford, was born in Plano, Kendall County, IllinoisG, on 31 October 1857.1,2,3 She died aged 78 in Salisbury, Rowan County, North CarolinaG, on 6 March 19364 and was buried at Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, IowaG.2 She married in Waukon, Allamakee County, IowaG, on 30 July 1899, John Patrick Enright, son of Patrick Enright and Elizabeth Charron.5 John was born in IrelandG in about 1858.6
     In 1860 Lucretia was living in Makee, Allamakee County, IowaG, in the household of her parents Zaven and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Lucretia Sacket, aged two and born in Illinois.7
     In 1870 she was living in Decorah, Winneshiek County, IowaG, in the household of her parents Zaven and Jane, and was recorded as Lucretia Sacket, aged 12 and born in Illinois.8
     In 1920 she was living at Westington Street, DecorahG, in the household of her husband John, 61, and was recorded as Lucretia Enright, aged 62 and born in Illinois.9
     In 1930 she was living at Jefferson Street, DecorahG, and was recorded as Lou E Enright, head of househhold, a widow aged 72 and born in Illinois. She owned her home.10
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 30707 Lucretia Sackett.
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. Marriage record.
  4. "North Carolina Death Certificates 1909–1975", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Mrs Lou S Enright, d. Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, 6 Mar 1936, res. 531 Lincoln Road, widow of J P Enright, b. don't know, age about 78, b. Ill, father Zavan Sackett b. Ill, mother Jane Giffard b. Ill, informant Mrs Grace G..? K..?, of 531 Lincoln Road, bur. or removal Decorah, Iowa, 9 Mar 1936, cause angina pectoris."
  5. "Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809–1992", database, Ancestry.com, "30 Jul 1899, at Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, John P Enright, single, father Patrick Enright, mother Elizabeth Charron; to Lou Sackett, single, 40, b. Plano, Illinois, 1859, father Savin Sackett, mother Sarah Gifford."
  6. Census.
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_310, p. 201, Image 205, FHL Film 803310
    Makee, Allamakee County, Iowa, 10 Jul 1860
    Sacket, Laven [sic], 28, teamster, real estate $300, personal estate $375, b. OH
    Sacket, Sarah J, 27, milliner, b. NJ
    Sacket, Lucretia, 2, b. IL
    Sacket, C, 10, b. IL.
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Decorah, Wineshiek County, Iowa
    Sacket, Zavin, 39, omnibus driver, b. PA
    Sacket, Jane, 37, milliner, b. NJ
    Sacket, Lucretia, 12, attending school, b. IL
    Tostenson, Ingeborg, 20, domestic servant, b. Atlantic Ocean.
  9. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Westington St, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, 6/7 Jan 1920
    Enright, John Patrick, head, home owned, 61, married, b. KY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, [occ illegible]
    Enright, Lucretia, wife, 62, b. IL, father b. PA, mother b. NJ.
  10. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Jefferson St, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, 5 Apr 1930
    Enright, Lou E, head, home owned, $4,000, 72, wd, m. at 40, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NJ.
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Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited18 March 2015