Levi Dewey Sackett

FatherJabez B Sackett (1788-1870)
MotherAnna Dewey (1794-1832)
Levi Dewey Sackett, farmer, son of Jabez B Sackett and Anna Dewey, was born in PennsylvaniaG on 3 December 1828.1,2,3 He died in Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in September 1898 and was buried at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford CountyG.4 He married first on 13 April 1859, Sarah E Palmer.1,2 Sarah was born in Montgomery County, New York StateG, on 13 February 1830.5 She died aged about 34 in Crawford CountyG in 18641,2 and was buried at Greendale Cemetery, MeadvilleG.5,6 He married second in about 1865, Ariet M Palmer.1,2 Ariet was born in 1831.7 She died aged 40 in Crawford CountyG in 1871 and was buried at Greendale Cemetery, MeadvilleG.7,5 He married third Mary (Williamson) Hunter, daughter of Thomas Williamson and Elisabeth Fimit?. Mary was born in Clarksville, Mercer County, PennsylvaniaG, in September 1828.8,9 She died aged 77 at Neshannock Falls, Lawrence County, PennsylvaniaG, on 11 June 19068 and was buried at Fair Oaks Cemetery, New Wilmington, Lawrence County, PennsylvaniaG.5,10
     In 1850 Dewey was living in Mead, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his father Jabez and stepmother Emily, and was recorded in the census as Dewey Sackett, aged 21 and born in Pennsylvania.11
     In 1860 he was living in Meadville, Crawford CountyG, in the household of his father Jabez and stepmother Emily, and was recorded as Leway [sic] Sacket, a farmer, aged 31. His wife Sarah, 30, and their daughter Mary, aged one month, were living with him.12
     In 1870 he was living in MeadG and was recorded as Levi Sacket, a farmer, aged 42. Living with him were his second wife, Ariet, 38, his children by his first marriage, Mary, 10, and Howard, 6, and Levi and Ariet's children, Schuyler, 2, and Herman, aged eight months. Levi's father Jabez, stepmother Emily, and uncle Royal Sacket were also living on the home farm. Brother Edward occupied an adjacent farm.13
     Levi 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 the residue of lands after bequests of land to his brothers, on condition that he remain on the home farm, living with and providing for his father, stepmother Emily, and uncle Royal.
     In 1880 he was living in MeadG and was recorded as Dewey Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Mary, 51, and his children by his first marriage, Mary, 20, Howard, 16, Schuyler, 12, Herman, 10, and Grace, aged eight. Also in the household were Dewey's widowed stepmother Emily, 83, and Mary's daughter Sadie Hunter by her first marriage.14

1304. Dewey Sackett, 1828–___, of Meadville, Penn., son of (579) Jabes B. and Ann Dewey Sacket, was married, Apr. 13, 1859, to Sarah E. Palmer, who died about 1871. On Feb. 21, 1873, he was married to his second wife, Harriet Palmer.
3314. Mary E. Sackett, b. May 8, 1860.
3315. Willis O. Sackett, b. Sept. 8, 1861.
3316. Howard Sackett, b. Dec. 23, 1863.
3317. Schuyler Sackett, b. Nov. 26, 1868.
3318. Herman Sackett, b. Oct. 11, 1869.
3319. Grace Sackett. b. July 30, 1871.

Levi D. Sackett
Levi D. Sackett, one of the aged residents of West Mead, died Sunday morning after a week's illness, acute dyspepsia being the immediate cause of his death. Obsequies will be held at the late home, Tuesday at 3 p. m. interment in Greendale cemetery.

The Evening Republican, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 12 Sep 1898, p 4.

Mrs. Mary M. Sackett.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Mary M. Sackett, whose death occurred Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John C. Blevins, of Neshannock Falls, was held Thursday and was very largely attended. Mrs. Sackett had made her home at Neshannock Falls for the past six years and was highly honored by the people of that community.
     She was 78 years of age and was born at Clarksville, Mercer county her maiden name being Mary Williamson. She was married in 1851 to David Hunter, whose death occurred a few years after. Four children were born, all of whom died but her daughter, Mrs. J. C. Blevins of Neshannock Falls, at whose home her last years were spent.
     After the death of her first husband she was married to L. D. Sackett of near Meadville, who died in 1898. Two years later she went to Neshannock Falls to spend her last years.
     She was a member of the First United Presbyterian church of New Wilmngton at the time of her death and was a woman very sincere and earnest in her belief. Mrs. Sackett is also survived by live [sic] children and by a brother and sister. The latter are Mrs. John Minich of New Wilmington, and George R. Williamson of Boulder, Colo.

New Castle News, Pennsylvania, 15 Jun 1906.

Levi Dewey Sackett (1828–1898), Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)
Sara E (Palmer) Sackett (1830–1864), Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)
Ariet M (Palmer) Sackett (1831–1871), Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)

Children of Levi Dewey Sackett and Sarah E Palmer

Children of Levi Dewey Sackett and Ariet M Palmer

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1304. Dewey Sacket, b. Dec. 3, 1828; m. Sarah E. and Harriet Palmer."
  2. 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, "L. Dewey [Sackett, son of Jabez Sackett & Ann Dewey], b. Dec. 3, 1828; a farmer at Meadville, Pa.; m. April 13, 1859, Sarah C. Palmer, who d. about 1871; he m. 2d, Feb. 21, 1873, Harriet Palmer, who died; and had 1, Mary E., b. May 8, 1860; 2, Willis O., b. Sept. 8, 1861; d. —; 3, Howard, b. Dec. 23, 1863; 4, Schuyler, b. Mar. 27, 1868; 5, Hermon, b. Oct. 11, 1869; 6, Grace, b. July 30, 1871."
  3. Census.
  4. Find a Grave, "Levi D Sackett 1828–1898."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. Gravestone, "Sarah / wife of / D Sackett / 1830–1864 / Willis O / 1861–1862."
  7. Gravestone, "Ariet M / wife of / L D Sackett / 1831–1871."
  8. Obituary.
  9. Death record.
  10. "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906–1967" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Mary W?, d. Wilmington, Lawrence County, PA, 11 Jun 1906, age 78, b. Mercer Co, PA, Sep 1828, widowed, father Thomas Williamson, mother Elisabeth Fimit?, cause apoplexy, informant Mrs Sadie Blevins, of Neshannock Falls, PA, bur. Fair Oak Cemetery, 14 Jun 1906."
  11. 1850 United States 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.
  12. 1860 United States census
    Page 425, FHL film 805099
    Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, 4 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Jabes B, 71, farmer, real estate $6000, personal estate $700, b. MA
    Sacket, Emily, 63, b. CT
    Sacket, Leway [sic], 31, farmer, b. PA
    Sacket, Sarah, 30, b. NY
    Sacket, Royal, 64, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary, 1/12, b. PA
    Sizer, Amanda, 25 or 35?, b. MA.
  13. 1870 United States census
    Roll M593_1330, p 212B, FHL film
    Mead, Crawford, Pennsylvania
    Sacket, Levi, 42, farmer, real estate $8000, personal estate $900, b. PA
    Sacket, Ariet M, 38, keeping house, b. NY
    Sacket, Mary E, 10, at school, b. PA
    Sacket, Howard, 6, at home, b. PA
    Sacket, Schuyler, 2, b. PA
    Sacket, Herman P, 8/12, b. PA
    Palmer, Clarine A, 28, school teacher, b. NY
    Smith, Caleb, 18, works on farm, b. NJ
    [Next door to Edward Sacket and to Jabez Sacket].
  14. 1880 United States census
    FHL 1255119 NA T9-1119/235A(2)
    Mead, Crawford, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Dewey, head, 52, farmer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 51, housekeeper, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Mary, daughter, 20, school teacher, b. PA, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Howard, son, 16, b. PA, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Schuyler, son, 12, b. PA, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Herman, son, 10, b. PA, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Grace, daughter, 8, b. PA, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Emely, mother, 83, widow, boarder, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Hunter, Said, daughter, 21, school teacher, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
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Last Edited31 May 2022
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