Jabez Bills Sackett

FatherJabez B Sackett (1788-1870)
MotherAnna Dewey (1794-1832)
Birth1827, PennsylvaniaG,1,2,3,4
Marriage1849Esther M White1,3
Jabez Bills Sackett, son of Jabez B Sackett and Anna Dewey, was born in PennsylvaniaG on 1 February 1827.1,2,3,4 He married on 27 June 1849, Esther M White.1,3 Esther was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1830.2
     Jabez Sackett served as a Union soldier in the American Civil War in the 13th Regiment, Michigan Infantry.5
     In 1850 Jabez was living in Mead, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his father Jabez and stepmother Emily, and was recorded in the census as Jabez B Sackett, a farmer, aged 23 and born in Pennsylvania.6
     In 1860 he was living in Prairieville, Barry County, MichiganG, in the household of Johnathan Wales, a farmer, and was recorded as John [sic] B Sackett, aged 34. Living with him were his wife Esther, 30, and their children, Cora, 7, and Rosa, aged three.7
     In 1870 he was living in PrairievilleG and was recorded as Jabez E Sackett, a carpenter, aged 42. Living with him were his wife Esther, 38, and their children, Cora, 17, Rose, 13, Mary, 8, Perry, 6, Helen, 4, and Jessie, aged seven months.8
     Jabez was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in MeadG on 9 May 1862 and proved on 3 January 1871. He was to inherit 25 acres of land already in his occupation plus a sum of $50.
     In 1880 he was living in PrairievilleG and was recorded as Jabez B Sacket, a carpenter, head of household, a widower, aged 50 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with him were his children, Mary, 18, Helen, 11, and Jessie, aged nine.9

Children of Jabez Bills Sackett and Esther M White

1303. Jabez B. Sackett, 1827–__, son of (579) Jabes B. and Ann Dewey Sacket, was married, June 27, 1849, to Esther M. White.
3307. Clarence E. Sackett, b. Nov. 3, 1852, d. Aug. 28, 1856.
3308. Clara E. Sackett, b. Dec. 15, 1856.
3309. Roselba Sackett, b. May 2, 1858.
3310. Mary E. Sackett, b. Feb. 9, 1862.
3311. Perry B. Sackett, b. June 28, 1864, d. Dec. 12, 1874.
3312. Helen F. Sackett, b. June 11, 1867.
3313. Jesse S. Sackett, b. Nov. 8, 1869.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1303. Jabez B. Sacket, b. Feb. 1, 1827; m. Esther M. White."
  2. Census.
  3. Adelbert M Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, MA (1898), digital image, Ancestry.com, p314, "Jabez B., Jr. [Sackett, son of Jabez Sackett & Ann Dewey], b. Feb. 1, 1827; a carpenter in Wis.; m. June 27, 1849, Esther M. White; and had 1, Clarence E., b. Nov. 3, 1852; d. Aug. 28, 1856; 2, Clara E., b. Dec. 15, 1856; 3, Rosealba, b, May 2, 1858; 4, Mary E., Feb. 9, 1862; 5, Pierre B., b. June 28, 1864; d. Dec. 12, 1874; 6, Helen F., b. June 1, 1867; 7, Jessie S., b. Nov. 8, 1869."
  4. Named Jabez Bills Sackett on daughter Jessie's marriage record.
  5. Website American Civil War database (National Park Service) (www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/index.html), "Sackett, Jabez B, Union, 13th Regiment, Michigan Infantry."
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_770, p. 153
    Mead, Crawford, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Jabez B, 61, farmer, real estate $6,000, b. MA
    Sackett, Emily E, 52, b. CT
    Sackett, Jabez B, 23, farmer, b. PA
    Sackett, Dewey, 21, b. PA
    Sackett, Hosias, 13, b. PA
    Sackett, Eliza, 47, b. MA
    Sackett, Royal, 52, farmer, b. MA.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_536, p. 651, Image 149, FHL Film 803536
    Prairieville, Barry County, Michigan
    Wales, Johnathan F, 30, farmer, real estate $2,500, personal estate $375, b. NY
    Sackett, John B, 34, personal estate, $75, b. PA
    Sackett, Esther N, 30, b. PA
    Sackett, Cora E, 7, b. PA
    Sackett, Rosa A, 3, b. MI.
  8. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_661, p. 240A, Image 563, FHL Film 552160
    Prairieville, Barry County, Michigan, 28 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Jabez E, 42, carpenter, b. PA
    Sackett, Esther M, 38, keeping house, b. PA
    Sackett, Cora E, 17, at home, b. PA
    Sackett, Rose A, 13, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Mary, 8, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Perrie? [or Pierre?] B, 6, at home, b. MI
    Sackett, Helen, 4, b. MI
    Sackett, Jessie, 7/12, b. MI.
  9. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254571 NA T9-0571/220C (TEK)
    Prairieville, Barry, Michigan
    Jabez B Sacket, head, widower, 50, b. PA, carpenter, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Mary E Sacket, dau, single, 18, b. MI, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Helen F Sacket, dau, 11, b. MI, ---, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Jessie H Sacket, dau, 9, b. MI, ---, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
4th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited31 May 2022
Sackett Database2078 Jabez Bills Sackett

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