Edward Sacket

FatherAugustus Sacket (1769-1827)
MotherMinerva Camp (1780-1837)
Edward Sacket, son of Augustus Sacket and Minerva Camp, was born in New York StateG on 27 February 1806.1,2 He died aged 59 in Waupun, WisconsinG, on 17 January 18661 and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin, Green Lake County, WisconsinG.3 He married first in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York StateG, on 29 March 1843, Cornelia E Beckwith.1,4 Cornelia was born on 9 September 1822.5,6 She died aged 32 on 22 November 18545 and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, BerlinG.3,7 He married second at Saratoga Springs, New York StateG, on 15 October 1856, Hannah Louise Doe, daughter of Walter Doe and Mary Emmerson.8 Louise was born on 28 January 1818.5,6 She died aged 74 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, MichiganG, on 27 March 18925,9 and was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann ArborG.3
     Edward was listed in the 1830 census as a householder in Hounsfield, Jefferson CountyG.10 In 1840 he was a householder in Sacket's Harbor, Jefferson CountyG.11
     Cornelia Beckwith was a student at the Black River Literary and Religious Institute, New York, in 1841.12
     In 1850 Edward was living in HounsfieldG and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, a merchant, aged 44 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Cornelia, 29, and their children, Hobart, 6, and George, aged one. Edward's brother Elisha, 51 [actually 47], was also in the household.13
     In 1860 he was living in Chicago, Cook County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Edward Sacket, a commission merchant, aged 52. Living with him were his second wife, Louisa, 40, Edward's children by his first marriage, Hobert, 16, George, 11, and Frederick, aged eight, and Edward and Louisa's son Walton, aged three. There was also a female servant in the household.14
     In 1870 Edward's widow Hannah was living in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, MichiganG, in the household of Ezra Seamon, lawyer, and his family, and was recorded in the census as Hannah L Sackett, aged 45. Her son Walter, 12, was living with her.15

Ann Arbor City Directory

1886Sackett H Louise (wid Edward), res 74 E Huron.
Edward Sacket (1806–1866), Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin, Wisconsin
(Src: Find a Grave, Janet Marie)
Cornelia (Beckwith) Sacket (1822–1854), Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin, Wisconsin
(Src: Find a Grave, Janet Marie)
H Louise (Doe) Sacket
(Src: Thurmon King)
H Louise (Doe) Sacket (1818–1892), Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(Src: Find a Grave, Twist)
H Louise (Doe) Sackett, second wife of Edward Sackett (1806-1866), gave Sackett Hall to the Tappan Presbyterian Association.

Children of Edward Sacket and Cornelia E Beckwith

Child of Edward Sacket and Hannah Louise Doe

783. Edward Sacket, 1806–1866, of Sacketts Harbor, N. Y., and Chicago, Ill., son of (307) Hon. Augustus and Minerva Camp Sackett, was married, March 29, 1843, to Cornelia E. Beckwith, 1822–1854, of Lyme, Conn. On October 16, 1856 he was married to his second wife, H. Louise Doe, 1818–1892, daughter of Walter Doe and his wife Mary Emmerson, of Satatoga Springs, N. Y. Edward Sacket was for a number of years associated his brother, George A. Sackett, in conducting a mercantile business, first at Sacketts Harbor, and then at Chicago. Later in life he became engaged in the raising of cranberries on an extensive scale, marketing as many as eleven thousand barrels from a single crop. He is said to have introduced cranberry culture in the west and one of his sons is still engaged in it in 1899. He died suddenly of heart disease at Waupun, Wis., enroute to his home at Chicago from Berlin, Wis.
2016. Hobart S. Sacket, b. Feb. 14, 1844; m. Martha A. Farley.
2017. George B. Sacket, b. June 7, 1849, d. May 30, 1894; m. Elma C. Dunham.
2018. Frederick W. Sacket, b. July 28, 1852; m. Frances E. Campbell.
2018a. Walter A. Sackett, b. July 17, 1857, d. Jan. 21, 1874.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "783. Edward Sacket, b. Feb. 27, 1806, d. Jan. 17, 1866; m. Cornelia Beckwith.'
  2. Census.
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Website Brooklyn Genealogy, Marriage Index New York 1600s–1900. (Steve Morse), "1843, Watertown, Jefferson County, Sacket, Edward & Beckwith, Cornelia E."
  5. Sacketts of America, "783. Edward Sacket, b. Feb. 27, 1806, d. Jan. 17, 1866; m. Corneila Beckwith.'
  6. Gravestone.
  7. American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930" (Ancestry image), New York Evening Post, "28 Nov 1854. Sacketts Harbor, Cornelia E Sackett w of Edward on 22nd."
  8. New York Observer (GenealogyBank.com image), 23 Oct 1856, "At Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Oct. 15th, by Rev. Walter P. Doe, of Providence, R.I., Mr. Edward Sacket, of Chicago, Ill., to Miss H. Louise Doe, of the former place."
  9. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003" (Ancestry image), Chicago Daily Tribune, 28 March 1892, "Mrs. H.L.D. Sackett. / Ann Arbor, Mich., March 27.—[Special.]—Mrs. H. Louise D. Sackett died in this city this evening of paralysis. She gave Sackett Hall and the site on which McMillan Hall stands to the Tappan Presbyterian Association, and recently gave a $4,000 organ to the Presbyterian Church. She gave during her life fully $50,000 in benefactions."
  10. 1830 United States census, "Edward Sacket, Hounsfield, Jefferson County, New York, 1 male 15-19, 3 males 20-29, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 50-59, total 7."
  11. 1840 United States census, "Edward Sacket, Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, New York State, 1 male 10-14, 2 males 30-39, 1 female 15-19, total 4."
  12. "U.S., High School Student Lists, 1821-1923" (Ancestry image), Black River Literary and Religious Institute, New York, 1841, "Cornelia Beckwith, Watertown."
  13. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_514, p. 163
    Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York
    Sackett, Edward, 44, merchant, b. NY
    Sackett, Cornelia C, 29, b. NY
    Sackett, Hobart S, 6, b. NY
    Sackett, George B, 1, b. NY
    Bryant, Mary, 23, b. NY
    Warden, Sally, 30, b. NY
    Sackett, Elisha C, 51, merchant, b. NY.
  14. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_166, p 282, FHL film 803166
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Sacket, Edward, 52, commission merchant, personal estate $500, b. NY
    Sacket, Louisa, 40, b. NY
    Sacket, Hobert, 16, b. NY
    Sacket, George, 11, b. NY
    Sacket, Frederick, 8, b. NY
    Sacket, Walton, 3, b. MI
    Beman, Jane, 30, servant, b. Ireland.
  15. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_707, p 36B, FHL film
    Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan
    Seamon, Ezra C, 60, lawyer, real estate $10000, personal estate $20000, b. NY
    Seamon, Manetta, 57, keeping house, b. NY
    Seamon, John M, 23, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Hannah L, 45, at home, personal estate $15000, b. NY
    Sackett, Walter, 12, at school, b. MI
    Hammond, Rosa, 17, domestic servant, b. MI.
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Last Edited7 Feb 2024
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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