James Calvin Sackett

(1868-)
FatherJames K Sackett (1840-1923)
MotherElizabeth R Robinson (1846-1923)
James Calvin Sackett, son of James K Sackett and Elizabeth R Robinson, was born in Batavia, Branch County, MichiganG, on 31 May 1868.1 He married in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, on 14 July 1896, Anna Eliza Harris, daughter of Edgar V Harris and Adda L Hayes.2 Anna was born in Afton, Union County, IowaG, on 26 August 18762 and died aged 91 in Washington County, NebraskaG, in November 1967.3
     In 1870 James was living in Batavia, Branch County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents James and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Calvin J Sackett, aged two and born in Michigan.4
     In 1880 he was living in BataviaG, in the household of his parents James and Elizabeth, and was recorded as James C Sackett, at school, aged twelve.5
     In 1900 he was living in Summit, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Cal J Sacket, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 32. Living with him was his wife Anna, 23. There was also a male boarder in the household.6
     In 1910 he was living in Arizona, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 37 [actually 41]. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Anna, 33, and their children, Leander, 12, Mervin, 8, Calvin, 6, Adelaide, 4, and Ned, aged two.7
     In 1920 he was living in Arizona, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Calvin Sackett, a day laborer, head of household, aged 52. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Anna, 43, and their children, Mervin, 19, Calvin, 17, Adelaide, 14, Ned, 11, Fae Louise, 7, Thad, 5, and Paul, aged two.8
     In 1930 he was living in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, a laborer, head of household, aged 58. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Anna, 53, and their children, Paul, 12, and Dorothy, aged nine.9
     In 1940 he was living in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Calvin Sackett, head of household, aged 71. Living with him were his wife Anna, 63, and their unmarried son Mervin, 39.10

Children of James Calvin Sackett and Anna Eliza Harris

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 Notes & Citations

  1. "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1867–1911", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "31 May 1868, James C Sackett, b. Batavia, Branch, MI, bap. Branch [no date], father James K Sackett, mother Elizabeth Sackett." [Transcription 1].
    "31 May 1869, James Calvin Sackett, b. Branch, MI, bap. Branch [no date], father James K Sackett, mother Elizabeth R." [Transcription 2].
    Of these two transcriptions, the 1868 birth date matches age from census records.
  2. "The ancestry and posterity of John Lea of Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England, and of Pennsylvania in America: 1503–1906", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Ann Eliza Harris dau. of Edgar V. and Adda L. (Hayes) Harris, b. Afton, Ia., 26 Aug. 1876, m. Tekamah, Neb. 14 July 1896, James Calvin, son of James and Elizabeth (Robinson) Sackett (b. Coldwater, Mich. 30 May 1868). Residence (1905) Tekamah, Neb.
    Children of James C. and Ann E. (Harris) Sackett.
    Dormal L. Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 17 Nov. 1897.
    Mervine F. Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 3 Aug. 1900.
    Calvin Hayes Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 5 Apr. 1903."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Anna Sackett, b. Aug 28, 1876, d. Nov, 1967, SSN 508-66-5230 issued NE, residence Blair, Nebraska, 68008, county Washington."
  4. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Image 325486
    Batavia, Branch County, Michigan, 2 Aug 1870
    Sackett, James K, 29, farmer, real estate $8,000, personal estate $800, b. MI
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 24, keeping house, b. OH
    Sackett, Lewis T, 4, b. MI
    Sackett, Calvin J, 2, b. MI
    Sackett, Madison G, 6/12, b. MI.
  5. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1254573 NA T9-0573/462A (TEK)
    Batavia, Branch, Michigan
    James K Sackett, head, married, 39, b. MI, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 34, b. OH, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Lewis T Sackett, son, 13, b. MI, at school, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    James C Sackett, son, 12, b. MI, at school, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    Madison G Sackett, son, 10, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    Frank E Sackett, son, 6, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    Abram C Sackett, son, 4, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    Milton B Sackett, son, 10 months, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. OH
    Hattie Rosenbrook, adopted dau, 13, b. NY, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 918; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 1240918
    Summit, Burt County, Nebraska, 19 Jun 1900
    Sacket, Cal J, head, b. May 1868, 32, m. 4y, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farm laborer
    Sacket, Anna, wife, b. Aug 1876, 23, m. 4y, b. IA, father b. DE, mother b. NY
    Morehouse, Fred, boarder, b. Aug 1869, 30, single, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, farm owned on mortgage
    [The records "farm laborer" for Cal Sacket as head of household and "farmer, farm owned on mortgage" for the boarder Morehouse would appear to be reversed. However, Cal Sacket is recorded as a laborer with a rented home in subsequent census records.].
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_839; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0023; FHL microfilm: 1374852
    Arizona, Burt County, Nebraska, 15 Apr 1910
    Sackett, James C, head, 37, m1. 13y, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farm laborer, gen farm, home rented
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 33, m1. 13y, b. NE, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Leander D, son, 12, b. KS, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 8, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 6, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Adelaide, dau, 4, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Ned, son, 2, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE.
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_981; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 823
    Arizona, Burt County, Nebraska, 2 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Calvin, head, home rented, 52, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, laborer, day
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 43, b. IA, father b. DE, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 19, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 17, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA, laborer, farm
    Sackett, Adelaide, dau, 14, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Ned, son, 11, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Fae Louise, dau, 7, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Thad, son, 5, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Paul, son, 2, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1266; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0016; Image: 447.0; FHL microfilm: 2341001
    Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, James C, head, home rented $18 pm, 58, m. at 25, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, laborer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Anna E, wife, 53, m. at 19, b. IA, father b. DE, mother b. NY, laundress, private home
    Sackett, Paul H, son, 12, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Dorothy M, dau, 9, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA.
  10. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T627_2238; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 11-17
    Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, 29/30 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Calvin, head, 71, b. MI, in Tekemah in 1935,
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 63, b. IA
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 39, single, b. NE, deputy treas, County Treasurers Office.
Last Edited27 December 2016