Dexter B Sackett

FatherLieutenant Martin Sacket (1776-1862)
MotherMiriam Bancroft (1781-1874)
Marriage1832Electa Bement1
Marriage1864, Whiteside County, IllinoisGEliza (Gregory) Ingham3
Dexter B Sackett, son of Lieutenant Martin Sacket and Miriam Bancroft, was born in MassachusettsG on 1 June 1806.1,2 He died aged 90 in Cortland, DeKalb County, IllinoisG, on 13 February 18971 and was buried at Mound Rest Cemetery, CortlandG.4 He married first on 10 October 1832, Electa Bement, daughter of Judah Bement.1 Electa was born in Norwich, Chenango County, New York StateG, in August 1808.4,5 She died aged 55 in Plymouth, Chenango CountyG, on 20 December 1863 and was buried at South Plymouth Cemetery, Chenango CountyG.4 He married second in Whiteside County, IllinoisG, on 7 September 1864, Eliza (Gregory) Ingham, widow of Luman H Ingham.3 Eliza was born in 1819.6 She died aged about 79 in 1898 and was buried at Mound Rest Cemetery, CortlandG.4
     Dexter was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Plymouth, Chenango County, New York StateG.7
     In 1850 Dexter was living in PlymouthG and was recorded in the census as D B Sacket, a farmer, aged 43 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Electa, 41, and their children, Judah, 15, Orville, 13, Addison, 11, Clarissa, 9, Mary, 7, Franklin, 5, and Lester, aged three.8
     In 1860 he was living in PlymouthG and was recorded as D B Sackett, a farmer, aged 54. Living with him were his wife Electa, 52, and their children, Mary, 17, Franklin, 15, Lester, 13, and Helen, aged nine.9
     In 1870 he was living in Cortland, DeKalb County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Dexter B Sackett, a coal dealer, aged 64. Living with him were his second wife, Eliza, 40, and his daughter-in-law Carrie, 22, widow of his son Franklin.10
     In 1880 he was living in CortlandG and was recorded as Dexter B Sackett, a retired farmer, aged 74. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 60, her son George, and George's two children.11
     Dexter made his will at CortlandG on 2 August 1888. He left to his wife Eliza her dower interest in the estate of her first husband Luman Ingham which Dexter had purchased from Luman's heirs. The remainder of his estate was to be shared equally among his children, De L [Lester], Clarissa, and Mary. The will was proved on 17 February 1897.
Abstract of will of Dexter B Sackett, aged 82, of Cortland, DeKalb County, Illinois.
Date: 2 Aug 1888.
Proved: Sycamore, DeKalb County, 17 Feb 1897.
Beneficiaries:
Wife Eliza, a $1,000 note held by her but owned by me.
Son De L Sackett and daughters Clarissa E Bennett and Mary E Sackett, to share equally residue of estate, real and personal.
Executor: Son De L Sackett.
Witnesses: J S Harroun, Robert Reed.
An explanatory note appended to the will explains that the $1,000 note related to the purchase by Dexter from the heirs of Eliza's first husband Luman H Ingham of Eliza's dower interest in Luman's estate.

Dexter B Sackett (1806–1897), Mound Rest Cemetery, Cortland, Illinois
(Src: Find a Grave, Star Diedrich)
Electa (Bement) Sackett (1808–1863), South Plymouth Cemetery, Chenango County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, hillbillywitch)

Children of Dexter B Sackett and Electa Bement


1102. Dexter B. Sackett, 1806–1897, of Cortland, Ill., son of (500) Lieut. Martin Sackett and Eunice Cadwell, was married, Oct. 10, 1832, to Electa Bement, daughter of Judah Bement. He married as his second wife, Mrs. Eliza Ingham.
Children.
2753. J. Bement Sackett, b. Feb. 1835, d. Apr. 1899; m. Corilla B. Whitrage.
2754. Orville D. Sackett, b. in 1837, d. in 1884; m. Angeline Stewart.
2754a. Addison L. Sackett, b. Jan. 5, 1839; m. Julia A Roberts.
2754b. Clarisa E. Sackett, b. in 1841; m. Peter V. Bennett.
2754c. Mary E. Sackett, b. in 1843; m. E. O. Newman.
2754d. Franklin M. Sackett, b. in 1845, d. in 1868; m. Carrie Ingham.
2754e. Lester D. Sackett, b. in 1847; m. Mary C. Woleben.
2754f. Helen Sackett, b. in 1850, d. in 1871; m. James V. Aldrich.


Mr. Dexter B. Sackett passed away at his home in Cortland last Saturday evening at the age of 90 years, 8 months and 18 days. The funeral will be held at the M. E. church Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Cortland cemetery.

The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, Illinois, 15 Feb 1897, p 8

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1102. Dexter B. Sackett, b. June 1, 1806, d. Feb. 13, 1897; m. Electa Bement."
  2. Census.
  3. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920" (Ancestry transcript), "7 Sep 1864, Whiteside, Illinois, Dexter B Sackett & Eliza Ingham."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. Sackett database.
  6. Gravestone.
  7. 1840 United States census, "Dexter Sackett, Plymouth, Chenango County, New York State, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 30-39, total 7."
  8. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 487, p 37a
    Plymouth, Chenango, New York
    Sacket, D B, 43, farmer, b. MA, real estate $4,500
    Sacket, Electa, 41, b. NY
    Sacket, Judah B, 15, b. NY
    Sacket, Orville D, 13, b. NY
    Sacket, Adison L, 11, b. NY
    Sacket, Clarisa E, 9, b. NY
    Sacket, Mary E, 7, b. NY
    Sacket, Franklin M, 5, b. NY
    Sacket, Lester D, 3, b. NY.
  9. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_733FHL Film 803733, p 14
    Plymouth, Chenango, New York
    Sackett, D B, 54, farmer, real estate $3,000, personal estate $1,000, b. NY
    Sackett, Electa, 52, housekeeper, personal estate $500, b. NY
    Sackett, Mary, 17, b. NY
    Sackett, Franklin, 15, b. NY
    Sackett, Lester, 13, b. NY
    Sackett, Helen, 9, b. NY.
  10. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_215, p 365B
    Cortland, DeKalb, Illinois
    Sackett, Dexter B, 64, coal dealer, real estate $6,000, personal estate $850, b. MA
    Sackett, Eliza, 40, keeping house, b. CT
    Sackett, Carrie E, 22, post mistress, b. IL.
  11. 1880 United States Federal Census, Roll 202, p 32c, Enumeration District 027
    Cortland, DeKalb, Illinois
    Sackett, Dexter B., head, 74, retired farmer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Eliza, wife, 60, housekeeper, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Espey, George W., stepson, 37, retired merchant, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Espey, Ifie, granddaughter, 10, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IN
    Espey, Robert D., grandson, 3/12, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
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