Samuel Edwin Sackett

(1869-1954)
FatherEdwin M Sackett (1844-1915)
MotherLydia J Osterhout (1848-1930)
Samuel Edwin Sackett
(1869–1954)
Nehemiah Sackett gallery
Samuel Edwin Sackett, railroad engineer, son of Edwin M Sackett and Lydia J Osterhout, was born in Liberty, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, on 24 May 1869.1,2,3,4 He died aged 84 in Button Rest Home, Rural Springville Township, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, on 10 February 19541 and was buried at Mountain Valley Cemetery, Hallstead, Susquehanna CountyG, on 13 February 1954.5,6 He married first in 1890, Eliza Wiseman, daughter of Samuel Wiseman and Lucinda J ___.1 Eliza was born in Fayetteville, Fayette County, West VirginiaG, in October 1871.1,7 She died on 15 September 1902.1 He married second in about 1904, Kathryn (Hager) Flack, daughter of Amzi Hagar and Mary Margaret Ulery.1,7 Kathryn was born in Farmington, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 3 April 1869.3 She died aged 65 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, PennsylvaniaG, on 28 October 19341 and was buried at Mountain Valley Cemetery, HallsteadG, on 31 October 1934.8,9 He married third in HallsteadG, on 20 December 1938, Elizabeth (Dawes) Tibbets, daughter of Isaac Dawes and Emily J Downing.1,10 Elizabeth was born in Thornley, County Durham, EnglandG, on 7 January 1879.1,11 She died aged 75 in Freeman Nursing Home, Great Bend, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, on 30 April 19541,12 and was buried at Squires Cemetery, Hop Bottom, Susquehanna CountyG, on 3 May 1954.13
     In 1880 Samuel was living at Liberty, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Edwin and Lydia, and was recorded in the census as Samuel E Sackett, aged eleven and born in Pennsylvania.14
     In 1900 he was living in Liberty, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Samuel Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 30. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 28, and their son Hermon, aged nine.15
     In 1910 he was living at Mountain Valley Road, Liberty, Susquehanna County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Samuel E Sackett, a railroad engineer, head of household, aged 40. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his second wife Kathryn, 40, their daughter Elna, aged three months, Samuel's son Herman, 18, and Kathryn's daughter Bertha, aged 22.16
     In 1920 he was living at Schlager Street, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Samuel Sackett, railroad engineer, head of household, aged 50. Living with him were his wife Kathryn, 40 [sic: 50], their daughter Elna, aged ten, and Kathryn's daughter Bertha, 27.17
     In 1930 he was living at West Elm Street, ScrantonG, and was recorded as Samuel Sackett, railroad engineer, head of household, aged 60. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Kathryn, 60, and their daughter Elna, aged 19.18
Samuel Edwin Sackett (1869–1954), Mountain Valley Cemetery, Hallstead, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Cheryl Parsons)
Kathryn (Hagar) Sackett (1872–1934), Mountain Valley Cemetery, Hallstead, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Cheryl Parsons)

Children of Samuel Edwin Sackett and Eliza Wiseman

Child of Samuel Edwin Sackett and Kathryn (Hager) Flack

Sackett Family Association descendants
William Mark "Bill" Sackett, Stephen E Sackett and Warren Ayer.
ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart
Descendants of Nehemiah Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Bill Sackett to Chris Sackett, 30 March 2004.
  2. Marriage record.
  3. Death record.
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Samuel Edwin, b. Liberty, Susq, PA, 24 May 1869, father Edwin M Sackett, mother Lydia J Osterhout. Listed Feb 1937 as Samuel Edwin Sackett."
  5. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Samuel Edwin, d. Button Rest Home, Rural Springville Twp, Susquehanna County, PA, 10 Feb 1954, res. Main Street, Hallstead, Susquehanna County, married, b. 24 May 1869, age 84, railroad engineer, b. Liberty Twp, Susquehanna County, father Edwin Sackett, mother Lydia Osterhout, informant Elna L Ball, Nicholson, PA, cause broncho-pneumonia, cerebro-vascular acc., bur. 13 Feb 1954, Mt Valley Cemetery, Liberty Twp."
  6. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), undated unidentified newspaper cutting, "Samuel E. Sackett, 84, of Hallstead, Pa., died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Button Rest Home in Springville, Pa. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Sackett; one daughter, Mrs. Byron Ball of Factoryville, Pa.; one son, Herman Sackett of Endicott, one stepdaughter, Mrs. Harvie Loomis of Hallstead; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. The body was moved to the Tuttle Funeral Home in Hallstead, where friends may call."
  7. Census.
  8. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Kathryn, d. Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA, 28 Oct 1934, res. 1129 Watson St, married, wife of Samuel E Sackett, b. 3 Apr 1869, age 65-6-25, housewife, b. Farmington, PA, father Amzi Hagar b. Farmington, mother Mary Margaret Ulery b. Brownfield PA, informant Samuel E Sackett, 1129 Watson St, Scranton, cause myocarditis, bur. Mountain Valley Cem, Hallstead, PA, 31 Oct 1934."
  9. The Scranton Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania), digital image, Newspapers.com, 30 Oct 1934, p 6.
  10. "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885–1950", digital image, FamilySearch, "License, sworn 16 Dec 1938, issued 19 Dec 1938, Susquehanna County, PA, Samuel E Sackett, retired, b. Liberty Twp, PA, res. Great Bend, PA, age 69, m. twice, wives d. May 1902, 28 Oct 1934, father Edwin M Sackett dec'd b. Ulster Co NY, mother Lydia J Ousterhout dec'd b. Liberty Twp PA; & Elizabeth Tibbets, housekeeper, b. Cornwall, England, res. Hallstead, PA, age 60, m. once, husband d. 5 Mar 1933, father Isaac Dawes dec'd b. England, mother Emily J Downing dec'd b. England. Married 20 Dec 1938 at Hallstead, PA, by Rev Joseph B Harrison."
  11. Marriage record has birthplace Cornwall. Death certificate has Durham. 1881 census lists Elizabeth Daw aged 3, b. Thornley, Durham, dau. of Isac & Emily Daw, both b. Cornwall.
  12. Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, New York), digital image, Newspapers.com, 30 Apr 1954, p. 31.
  13. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Elizabeth S, d. Freeman Nursing Home, Great Bend, Susquehanna County, PA, 30 Apr 1954, res. Main Street, Hallstead, Susq., PA, widowed, b. 7 Jan 1879, age 75, housewife, b. Durham, England, father Isaac Dawes, mother Emily Downing, informant Mrs Lawrence Lord, Great Bend, cause cerebral hemorrhage, bur. 3 May 1954, Squires Cemetery, Hop Bottom, Susq. Co., PA."
  14. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1255196 NA T9-1196/144C(2) (TEK)
    Liberty, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania
    Edwin M. SACKETT, head, married, 35, b. NY, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Lydia J. SACKETT, wife, 31, b. PA, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Hattie L. SACKETT, dau, 12, b. PA, at home, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Samuel E. SACKETT, son, 11, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Herbert F. SACKETT, son, 5, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Mattie E. SACKETT, dau, 3, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    David MARSHALL, other, 25, b. PA, bark peeler, father b. ---, mother b. ---.
  15. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1489; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0097; FHL microfilm: 1241489
    Liberty, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 9 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Samuel, head, b. May 1870, 30, m. 11y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, farm laborer, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Eliza, wife, b. Oct 1871, 28, m. 11y, 2 ch, 1 living, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV
    Sackett, Hermon, son, b. Jun 1890, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV.
  16. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1421; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0067; FHL microfilm: 1375434
    Mountain Valley Road, Liberty, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, 25 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Samuel E, head, 40, m2. 6y, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA, engineer, steam railroad, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Kathrine, wife, 40, m2. 6y, 3 ch, all living, b. WV, father b. US, mother b. US
    Flack, Bertha V, dau, 22, single, b. PA, father b. WV, mother b. WV
    Sackett, Elna L, dau, 3/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV
    Sackett, Hermann E, son, 18, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV.
  17. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1580; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 189
    Schlager St, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Samuel, head, 50, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, engineer, steam railroad
    Sackett, Catherine, wife, 40, b. WV, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Bertha, dau, 27, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV, clerk, correspondent school
    Sackett, Elma, dau, 10, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV.
  18. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2053; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0061; FHL microfilm: 2341787
    West Elm St, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Samuel, head, home rented $40 pm, 60, m. at 22, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA, engineer, steam railroad
    Sackett, Catherine, 60, m. at 22, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Elnna, dau, 19, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, bookkeeper, wholesale company.
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Last Edited14 January 2018