Horace Norman Sackett

FatherDemming Whittlesey Sackett (1816-1870)
MotherEmily D Bacon (1818-1856)
Birth1849, OhioG,1,2
Marriage1886, Pana, Christian County, IllinoisGMary Jane Barrick3,4,5
Horace Norman Sackett, son of Demming Whittlesey Sackett and Emily D Bacon, was born in OhioG on 22 June 1849.1,2 He died aged 56 on 12 April 19061 and was buried at Marine Cemetery, Saint Jacob, Madison County, IllinoisG.6 He married in Pana, Christian County, IllinoisG, on 4 August 1886, Mary Jane Barrick, daughter of George Barrick and Mary Ann Miley.3,4,5 Mary Jane was born on 22 September 1861.7 She died aged 82 on 2 October 1943 and was buried at Marine CemeteryG.6
     In 1850 Horace was living in Perry, Stark County, OhioG, in the household of his parents Demming and Emily, and was recorded in the census as Horace Sackett, aged one and born in Ohio.8
     In 1870 he was living in Neodesha, Wilson County, KansasG, in the household of his sister Lucy and her husband Edward Moulton, and was recorded as H N Sackett, a laborer, aged 21.9
     In 1880 he was living in Taylorville, Christian County, IllinoisG, in the household of M C Long, a hotel keeper, and was recorded as Horas N Sackett, a hotel clerk, aged 29, single.10
     Horace and Mary moved to Neodesha, KansasG, in 1887 and ran a restaurant there on Fourth Street. In the following year he was badly injured when a cow he was tending took fright and bolted.11
     In 1900 Horace was living at Marine, Madison County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Horace Sackett, a day laborer, head of household, aged 50. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Mary, 40 and their children, Mabel, 12, Pearl, 10, Walter, 7, and Mary, aged four.12
     In 1920 Horace's widow Mary was living at Alton Street, MarineG, and was recorded in the census as Mary Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 50. Her son Walter was living with her.13
Horace Norman Sackett (1849–1906), Marine Cemetery, Saint Jacob, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Alan Schaffer)

Children of Horace Norman Sackett and Mary Jane Barrick

Neodesha Register, Neodesha, Kansas, 19 Sep 1884, p. 3
Horace Sackett, who has been visiting for some time with his sister, Mrs. E. P. Moulton, returned to his home at Taylorville, Illinois, on Wednesday.

Wilson County Citizen, Fredonia, Kansas, 26 Sep 1884, p. 3
Horace Sackett, who has been visiting for some time with his sister, Mrs. E. P. Moulton, returned to his home at Taylorville, Illinois, on Wednesday.

The Review, Decatur, Illinois, 12 Dec 1884
Mr. Horace Sackett, the gentlemanly and popular clerk at the Globe Hotel, Taylorville, was in the city a short time yesterday.

Neodesha Register, Neodesha, Kansas, 14 Oct 1887, p. 3
Horace Sackett, wife and child, of Taylorville, Illinois, brother-in-law of E. P. Moulton, arrived in this city last Friday. They will probably locate here.

Neodesha Register, Neodesha, Kansas, 21 Oct 1887, p. 3
Horace Sackett, nephew of E. P. Moulton, ran down to Independence last Wednesday. He is looking for a location to start up a restaurant He says he would not ask for a better place than this if he could get a suitable building, but empty business houses are not to be found in Neodesha.

Neodesha Register, Neodesha, Kansas, 11 Nov 1887, p. 3
Horace Sackett has purchased the Shoup restaurant and lunch counter on Fourth street and promises to run a first-class establishment.

Neodesha Register, Neodesha, Kansas, 15 Jun 1888, p. 1
Horace Sackett was seriously injured last Wednesday morning by his cow. He was holding her while she was grazing when she became frightened and ran away. Attempting to catch her his left foot became entangled in the rope and he was dragged two blocks when his boot came off releasing him. He was bruised and scratched all over and some of his injuries may prove more serious than supposed at first. He is quite ill at present.

Funeral Services Held.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 5, at 2 o'clock for Mrs. Mary Jane Sackett, who died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland, Saturday, October 2. Rev. Otto Bassler, pastor of the Evangelical church at Highland officiated, and burial was made in the Marine Cemetery. Pall-bearers were Otto Deibert, Nick Wildhuber, Ben Hess, Otto Talleur, Leroy Zimmerli and Norbert Hotz. Mrs. Sackett had made her home at the Highland Hospital for the past 23 years, and death was due to complications and her advanced age of 82 years and 19 days. She was the daughter of George and Mary Ann Barrick, and was born near New Hebron, Crawford county, Illinois. On August 4, 1886 she was united in marriage to Horace Norman Sackett, at Pana, Ill. Four children were born to this union. Her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Mabel Snodgrass, preceded her in death. She is survived by three children: Mrs. Pearl Bisgen of Marine, Mrs. Mary Ochs of St. Louis, and Walter Sackett of Madison; 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchilden, one daughter-in-law and two sons-in-law.

The Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Illinois, 5 Oct 1943

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database.
  2. Census.
  3. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940" (Ancestry transcript), "1886, Christian, Illinois, Horace N Sackett, 37, & Mary J Barrick, 24."
  4. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940", "1886, Christian, Illinois, Horace Norman Sackett, 35, s. of Deming W Sackett & Emily D Bacon; to Mary Jane Barrick, 25, d. of George Barrick & Mary A Miley."
  5. Mary Jane Sackett's obituary.
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. Gravestone.
  8. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll: M432_731; Page: 246B; Image: 504
    Perry, Stark County, Ohio, 31 Aug 1850
    Sackett, Demming, 34, lab, b. OH
    Sackett, Emily, 31, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy, 4, b. OH
    Sackett, Horace, 1, b. OH
    Miller, Cecilia, 17, b. CT
    Brean?, Lydia, 65, b. NY
    Newell, Adda, 28, b. NY.
  9. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll: M593_443; Page: 435A; Family History Library Film: 545942
    Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, 28 Jun 1870
    Moulton, E P, 28, farmer, personal estate $1,300, b. IL
    Moulton, L, 24, keeps house, b. OH
    Moulton, W, 1, male, b. KS
    Sackett, H N, 21, laborer, personal estate $200, b. OH.
  10. 1880 United States Federal Census, NA T9-0181/742A
    Taylorville, Christian, Illinois
    Horas N Sackett, other, male, single, 29, b. OH, hotel clerk, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    [In household (hotel) of M C Long, head, male, married, 59, b. KY, hotel keeper].
  11. Neodesha Register, Kansas (Newspapers.com image), 11 Nov 1887, 15 Jun 1888.
  12. 1900 United States Federal Census, Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0058; FHL microfilm: 1240326
    Marine, Madison County, Illinois, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Horace, head, b. Nov 1849, 50, m. 14y, b. OH, father b. Ireland [sic], mother b. Ireland [sic], day laborer, home rented
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, b. Sep 1861, 40 [sic], m. 14y, 5 ch, 4 living, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Mabel, dau, b. Aug 1887, 12, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Pearl, dau, b. Jul 1889, 10, b. KS, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Walter, son, b. Sep 1892, 7, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Mary, dau, b. Sep 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
  13. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll: T625_390; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 67
    Alton St, Marine, Madison County, Illinois, 24 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Mary, head, home owned, 50, wd, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Walter, son, 23, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, operator, telegraph.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Sackett Family Association descendants
Susan Lynne Sackett.
Last Edited31 Mar 2020
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