Elijah Gibson Sackett

(1858-1933)
FatherFrancis M Sackett (c 1833-1903)
MotherRuth Sophia Sayer (c 1834-)
Elijah Gibson Sackett, son of Francis M Sackett and Ruth Sophia Sayer, was born in McLean County, IllinoisG, on 18 April 1858.1 He died aged 74 in Washington, KansasG, on 3 April 19331,2 and was buried at Washingon CemeteryG, on 6 April 1933.3,2 He married in Adair County, IowaG, on 13 March 1884, Elizabeth Jane "Jennie" Murphy, daughter of R T Murphy and Martha Key.4 Elizabeth was born in Adair County, IowaG, on 6 November 18671 and died aged 93 in Washington, KansasG, on 23 February 1961.1
     In 1860 Elijah was living in Oldtown, McLean County, IllinoisG in the household of his parents Francis and Ruth, and was incorrectly recorded in the census as Eliza G Sacket, female, aged two and born in Illinois.5
     In 1870 he was living in Cheney's Grove, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Francis and Ruth, and was recorded as Elijah Sackett, aged 12 and born in Illinois.6
     In 1880 he was living in Harrison, Adair County, IowaG, in the household of his parents Francis and Ruth, and was recorded as E G Sackett, a farmer, unmarried, aged 22 and born in Illinois.7
     In 1900 he was living in Webster, Woodward County, OklahomaG, and was recorded as Elijah G Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 42. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 32, and their daughter Martha, aged three.8
     In 1910 he was living in Washington, KansasG, and was recorded as Elijah G Sackett, a miller, head of household, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 43, and their children, Martha, 13, Leodah, 5, James, 3, and John, aged one month.9
     In 1920 he was living at North B Street, Washington, KansasG, and was recorded as Elija G Sackett, a janitor at the Court House, head of household, aged 61. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 53, and their children, Ilah, 23, and Leodah, aged 15.10
     In 1930 he was living at East Burlington Street, Washington, KansasG, and was recorded as E G Sackett, a janitor in the Court House, head of household, aged 72. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 63, and their unmarried daughter Ilah, 33.11
Elijah Gibson Sackett (1858–1933), Washington Cemetery, Kansas
(Src: Find A Grave, GardenNana)

Children of Elijah Gibson Sackett and Elizabeth Jane "Jennie" Murphy

Sackett Family Association descendants
Robert Molby.
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart
Reference10R.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 22962 Elijah Gibson Sackett.
  2. Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), 13 Apr 1933
    "Greenfield
    Special to The Nonpareil.
    GREENFIELD, April 13.—Relatives have received notice of the death of Gibson Sackett, former Adair county resident, who died at Washington, Kansas. Funeral services were held last Thursday. Mr. Sackett is survived by his widow and two daughters. Death was due to a stroke of paralysis."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. "Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1937", digital image, Ancestry.com, "13 Mar 1884, at Adair County, Iowa, Elijah G Sacket, of Adair Co, IA, farmer, 26, b. McClain [McLean] County, IL, father F M Sacket, mother R S Sawyer; to Elizabeth J Murphy, of Grand River Tp, Adair Co, 18, b. Adair Co, father R T Murphy, mother Martha Key. Both 1st m. By Wm Thomas, Minister of the Gospel, at R T Murphy's. Witnesses: F M & Charles Sacket."
  5. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_204; Page: 394; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Oldtown, McLean County, Illinois, 18 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Francis M, 26, farmer, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Ruth S, 26, b. OH
    Sacket, Eliza G [sic], 2, f [sic], b. IL
    Sacket, Charles R, 6/12, b. IL
    Sacket, Hiram G, 28, farmer, personal estate $400, b. OH
    Sacket, Maria L R, 21, b. OH.
  6. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_258, p. 269B, Image 543, FHL Film 545758
    Cheney Grove, McLean County, Illinois, 4 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Francis M, 37, farmer, personal estate $2,000, b. OH
    Sackett, Ruth, 36, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Elijah, 12, b. IL
    Sackett, Charles S, 10, b. IL
    Sackett, John A, 6, b. IL
    Sackett, Thomas, 4, b. IL
    Sackett, Milton H, 7/12, b. Oct, b. IL.
  7. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325 NA T9-0325/99B (TEK/CRS)
    Harrison, Adair, Iowa
    F. M. Sackett, head, male, married, 47, b. OH, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Ruth S. Sackett, wife, 46, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    E. G. Sackett, son, single, 22, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Chas. Sackett, son, single, 20, b. IL, farming, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    John A. Sackett, son, 16, b. IL, herder, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Guy Sackett, son, 13, b. IL, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    F. C. Sackett, dau, 7, b. IA, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Reuben V. Sackett, son, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Oct. Ball, boarder, male, single, 28, b. OH, farmer, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1344; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0250; FHL microfilm: 1241344
    Webster, Woodward County, Oklahoma, 27/28 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Elijah G, head, b. Apr 1858, 42, m. 16y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, farmer, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Elizabeth J, wife, b. Nov 1867, 32, m. 16y, 1 ch, living, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Martha I, dau, b. Oct 1896, 3, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_459; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0162; FHL microfilm: 1374472
    Washington, Washington County, Kansas, 27 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Elijah G, head, 52, m1. 25y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. ME, miller, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Elizabeth J, wife, 43, m1. 25y, 4 ch, all living, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. IN, teacher, music
    Sackett, Martha I, dau, 13, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Leodah O, dau, 5, b. OK, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, James, son, 3, b. OK, father b. IL, mother b. IA
    Sackett, John W, son, 1/12, b. OK, father b. IL, mother b. IA.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_554; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 173
    North B Street, Washington, Washington County, Kansas, 13/14 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Elija G, head, home owned on mortgage, 61, married, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. ME, janitor, Court House
    Sackett, Elizabeth, wife, 53, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Ilah, dau, 23, single, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA, teacher, school
    Sackett, Leota, dau, 15, b. OK, father b. IL, mother b. IA.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 725; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0034; Image: 1011.0; FHL microfilm: 2340460
    East Burlington Street, Washington, Washington County, Kansas, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, E G, head, home owned, 72, m. at 26, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH, janitor, Court House
    Sackett, Elizabeth, wife, 63, m. at 17, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Ilah, dau, 33, single, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA, teacher, public school.
Last Edited26 July 2017