Charles E Sackett

(c 1835-1912)
FatherSalmon/Solomon Dunham Sackett (1804-1888)
MotherMarion E Wright (c 1805-1872)
Charles E Sackett, a farmer and later a Union Pacific Railroad employee, son of Salmon/Solomon Dunham Sackett and Marion E Wright, was born in Ashland County, OhioG, in about 1835.1,2 He died aged about 77 on 30 September 19123 and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, IowaG.4 Based on the 1870 census, Charles may have married first in about 1862, Hliata J ___, and had a daughter, Jennie J. If so, his wife probably died soon after 1870. The child Jennie was living with Charles's father Solomon in 1880. Hliata was born in OhioG in about 1838.1 No other record of her has been found. Charles married in Prairie City, McDonough County, IllinoisG, on 18 June 1874, Marietta Jane Johnson.5,6 Marietta was born in OhioG in 1850.1,4 She died aged about 78 on 26 July 1928 and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Council BluffsG.7
     In 1850 Charles was living in Ruggles, Ashland County, OhioG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Marion, and was recorded in the census as Charles Sackett, aged 15 and born in Ohio.8
     In 1860 he was living in Bushnell, McDonough County, IllinoisG, in the household of D M Wycoff, 45, a merchant, and was recorded as Charles Sacket, a farm laborer, aged 23.9
     Charles served as a Sergeant during the American Civil War in the 14th Illinois Cavalry. He entered service on 1 October 1862 and was discharged disabled on 20 Jun 1865. He was then a resident of Prairie City, IllinoisG.10
     In 1870 he was living in Prairie CityG and was recorded as Chas E Sackett, a farmer, aged 35. Living with him were Salmon I Sackett, 67, and Elvia M Sackett, 64, taken to be his parents, and Hliata J Sackett, 32, and Jennie J Sackett, aged seven. The 1870 census did not record family relationships but it would seem likely that Hliata and Jennie were his wife and daughter.11
     In 1880 he was living in Hardin, Pottawattamie County, IowaG, and was recorded as C Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 45. Living with him were his wife Marietta, 32, and their children, Clara, 5, and Salmon, aged two.12
     Charles was listed in the Council Bluffs City Directory from 1893 until his death in 1912.13
     In 1900 he was living at Kane, Pottawattamie County, IowaG, and was recorded as Chas E Sackett, a bookkeeper for a railroad company, head of household, aged 62. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Etta, 51, and their children, May, 24, Benjamin, 22, and Nettie, aged twelve.14
     In 1910 he was living at East Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, IowaG, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a railroad laborer, head of household, aged 75. He owned his home freehold. Living with him were his wife Marietta, 60, and their daughter Nettie, aged 21.15
     Charles's widow Marietta was listed iin the Council Bluffs City Directory from 1913 to 1915.16 In 1917 and 1918 she was living in Salt Lake City, UtahG, with her son Benjamin.17
Charles E Sackett (c1835–1912), Fairview Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Iowa
(Src: Find A Grave, Roxanne Riggan)

Possible child of Charles E Sackett and Hliata J ___

Children of Charles E Sackett and Marietta Jane Johnson

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 18397
Appears inSacketts in the Military
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Civil War record.
  3. "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payments Cards, 1907–1933", digital image, FamilySearch, "Sackett, Charles E, army invalid, P[rivate, [Co] A, 16 Ill Inf and Sgt, [Co] D 14 Ill Cav, d. 30 Sep 1912, pension payable to Marietta J Sackett, widow, accrued pension order dated 7 May 1913, remarks Council Bluffs, Ia."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920", database, Ancestry.com, "18 Jun 1874, McDonough County, IL, Charles E Sacket & Maryetta Johnson."
  6. "Illinois, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1824–2009", digital image, Ancestry.com, Prairie City Methodist Church, "18 Jun 1874, at S Johnson's, Charles E Sackett, of Prairie City Tp; to Mary Etta Johnson, of Prairie City Tp. By A Magee, Minister. Witnesses: John Morgan, Nancy E Morgan."
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), citing Pottawattamie County Historical Society publications of 1994, book #7 pg. 16. No stone indicated nor located.
  8. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_658, p. 498
    Ruggles, Ashland, Ohio
    19/19
    Sackett, Solomon D., 46, m, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Marion E., 45, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Elvira A, 20, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Louisa O., 19, f, b. OH
    Sackett, James H, 18, m, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Lodema, 17, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 15, m, farmer, b. OH
    Sackett, Clarista J., 13, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Lucy L., 10, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary A., 9, f, b. OH
    Sackett Elen S., 7, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Sherman L., 5, m, b. OH.
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_201; Page: 487; Family History Library Film: 803201
    Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois
    Sacket, Charles, 23, farm laborer, b. OH
    [In household of D M Wycoff, 45, a merchant].
  10. "Illinois, Databases of Illinois Veterans Index, 1775–1995", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Charles E, Sergeant, Co D, 14th Illinois Cavalry, ht 5' 6", hair dark, eyes blue, complexion fair, farmer, age 27, b. Ashland County, OH, service entry 1 Oct 1862, at Prairie City, IL, by Capt Foote, period 3 yrs, muster in 7 Jan 1863, discharged for disability 20 Jun 1865, res. Prairie City."
  11. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_256; Page: 96B; Family History Library Film: 545755
    Prairie City, McDonough County, Illinois, 8 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Chas E, 35, farmer, real estate $800, personal estate $500, b. OH
    Sackett, Salmon I, 67, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Elvia M, 64, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Hliata J, 32, b. OH
    Sackett, Jennie J, 7, b. NY.
  12. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1254361 NA T9-0361/62A
    Hardin, Pottawattamie, Iowa, 24 Jun 1880
    C. Sackett, head, male, married, 45, b. OH, farmer, father b. CT, mother b. OH
    Marietta Sackett, wife, 32, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Clara Sackett, dau, 5, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Salmon Sackett, son, 2, b. KS, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  13. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Council Bluffs City Directory, 1893, "Sackett Charles E, storekeeper U P Ry, res 1020 S 3d."; 1895, "Sackett Chas. E. storekpr U P Ry r 1020 S 3d."; 1897, "Sackett Chas E. lab U P Ry, r 1020 S 3d."; 1899, 1901, "Sackett Chas. E. wks U P R R r 1020 s 3d."; 1902, "Sackett Chas E lab r 823 s 7th."; 1904, "Sackett Chas E prop Bluffs House r 1101 s 4th."; 1906, "Sackett Charles E, lab, r 2004 S 8th."; 1908, "Sackett Charles E, lab Keys Bros, r 2004 S 8th."; 1909, "Sackett Charles E, r 2004 S 8th."; 1910, "Sackett Charles E, lab, r 2004 S 8th."; 1911, "Sackett Charles E, r 2004 S 8th."; 1912, "Sackett Charles E, r 2929 Av B."
  14. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0141; FHL microfilm: 1240455
    Kane, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 4 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Chas E, head, b. Jul 1837, 62, m. 24y, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT, bookkeeper RR, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Etta J, wife, b. Sep 1848, 51, m. 24y, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH,
    Sackett, May C, dau, b. Jun 1875, 24, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Benj S, son, b. Feb 1878, 22, single, b. KS, father b. OH, mother b. OH, clerk
    Sackett, Nettie E, dau, b. Mar 1888, 12, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH, at school.
  15. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_421; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0140; FHL microfilm: 1374434
    E Eighth St, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 19 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Charles E, head, 75, m1. 35y, b. OH, father b. CT, mother b. CT, laborer, railroad, home owned freehold
    Sackett, Marrietta, wife, 60, m1. 35y, 5 ch, 3 living, b. OH, father b. VT, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Nettie, dau, 21, single, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH, hairdresser, at shop.
  16. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Council Bluffs City Directory, 1913, "Sackett Marietta J (wid Charles E), r 2929 Av B."; 1914, 1915, "Sackett Maryetta J (wid Charles E), r 2929 Av B."
  17. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Salt Lake City Directory, 1917, 1918, "Sackett Marietta J (wid Chas E), r 743 E 2d South."
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