Filertus Sackett

FatherLetus Sacket (1793-1853)
MotherHannah Wooley
Birth1828, IndianaG,1,2
Death18951
Marriage1853, Putnam County, IndianaGSarah Ann Davis1,3,4
Marriage1876, Bates County, MissouriGCaroline Sophia (O'Rear) Jemison5
Filertus Sackett
(1828–1895)
(Src: Ancestry, Alexis Beckstead)
Filertus Sackett, grocery merchant, son of Letus Sacket and Hannah Wooley, was born in IndianaG on 19 April 1828.1,2 He died aged 67 on 11 November 18951 and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Bates County, MissouriG.6 He married first in Putnam County, IndianaG, on 2 January 1853, Sarah Ann Davis, daughter of John Davis and Leodica Garren.1,3,4 Sarah was born in IowaG on 10 January 1837.2 She died aged 38 on 2 December 1875 and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, ButlerG.7 He married second in Bates County, MissouriG, on 28 May 1876, Caroline Sophia (O'Rear) Jemison, daughter of James O'Rear and Sarah Mull.5 Caroline was born in IndianaG in August 1841.2 She died aged 85 in Kansas City, Jackson County, MissouriG, on 30 May 1927 and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, ButlerG.7,8
     Filertus purchased 40 acres of land in Wayne County, IowaG, on 15 April 1858.9
     Filertus was appointed US Postmaster for Confidence, Wayne CountyG, on 13 July 1859. He was on the register as Postmaster there on 30 September 1865.10,11
     In 1860 Filertus was living in Wright, Wayne County, IowaG, and was recorded in the census as F Sacket, a merchant, aged 37 [actually 32]. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 23, and their children, Lawrence, 6, "Lean M" [Mahala], 4, and Dennis, aged ten months. Also in the household was Sarah's mother Leodica, 49.12
     Filertus, then 36, was included in a list of persons subject to military duty in South Fork Township, Wayne CountyG, in 1865.13
     In 1870 he was living in Butler, Bates County, MissouriG, and was recorded as Filertus Sackett, a Jack of all trades, aged 40 and born in Indiana. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 33, and their children, Lawrence, 16, Mahala, 14, and Lintus, aged three. Sarah's mother Leodica, 63, was also living with them.14
     In 1880 he was living in ButlerG and was recorded as Filer Sacket, head of household, a grocery merchant, married, aged 52. Living with him were his second wife, Caroline, aged 38, his son L F ["Lete"] Sacket, aged 13, and Filertus and Caroline's son Harry, aged one. Also in the household was a 16-year-old grocery store clerk.15
     In 1900 Filertus's widow Caroline was living at Main Street, ButlerG, and was recorded in the census as Caroline S Sackett, head of household, aged 58. Living with her were her children, Harry, 21, and Burr, aged 17.16
     In 1910 she was living in Kansas CityG and was recorded as Caroline S Sackett, landlady of a rooming house, head of household, aged 67. Her son Harry, 30, and his wife Nancy, 25, were living with her.17

Iowa State Gazetteer

1865Business Register, General Stores. Sackett Filertus, Promise City

Kansas City, Missouri, Directory

1903Sackett Burr R agt r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Caroline S wid Phil r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M helper Tegeler Baking & Merc Co r 1310 Holmes
1904Sackett Burr R coll Peoples Credit Clothing Co r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Caroline S wid Phil r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M driver r 1310 Holmes
1905Sackett Burr R trav r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Caroline S wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M driver r 1310 Holmes
1906Sackett Burr R agt Prudential Ins Co dist no 1 rms 1310 Holmes
Sackett Caroline S wid Filer fur rms 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M agt Prudential Ins Co dist no 1 r 1310 Holmes
1908Sackett Caroline S wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M clk Nat Bank of Commerce r 1310 Holmes
1909Sackett Caroline S wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M music r 1310 Holmes
1912Sackett Caroline S wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
1913, 1914Sackett Caroline S wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M music r 1310 Holmes
1915[Caroline not listed]
Sackett Harry M music r 1310 Holmes
1916Sackett B R r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Carolyne wid Filer r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M music r 1318 [sic] Holmes
1917Sackett Caroline S wid F r 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry M music r 1310 Holmes
1918Sackett Caroline S wid Filertus L h 1310 Holmes
Sackett Harry music r 1318 Holmes
Sackett Harry M expr 1310 Holmes
Sackett Nancy furn rms 1318 Holmes
1919Sackett Caroline S wid Filertus h 1310 Holmes
1922Sackett Caroline S wid Filer h1310 Holmes
Filertus Sackett (1828–1895), Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri
(Src: Find a Grave, Richard Parker)
Sarah Ann (Davis) Sackett (1837–1875), Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri
(Src: Find a Grave, Richard Parker)

Children of Filertus Sackett and Sarah Ann Davis

Children of Filertus Sackett and Caroline Sophia (O'Rear) Jemison

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3662. Filertus Sacket, b. Apr. 19, 1828, d. Nov. 11, 1895; m. Sarah A. Davis."
  2. Census.
  3. "Indiana, Marriages, 1810–2001" (Ancestry transcript), "Marriage Registration, Indiana, 1 Jan 1853, Filertus Sackett & Sarah Ann Davis."
  4. "Indiana, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800–1941" (Ancestry transcript), "Marriage Index, Putnam, Indiana, 2 Jan 1853, Filertus Sackett & Sarah Ann Davis."
  5. "Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805–2002" (Ancestry image), "28 May 1876, Filer Sackett & Mrs Caroline S Jemison. Butler, Bates County, MO."
  6. "Bates County, Missouri, Cemetery Index, 1823–1959" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Filertus, b. 19 Apr 1828, d. 11 Nov 1895, aged 67, bur. Oak Hill Cemetery, Bates County, MO."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. "Missouri, Death Certificates 1910–1969" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Sopha, d. Jackson, Missouri, 30 May 1927, res. 4411 Park St, widow of Filer Sackett, age 85-9-6, b. Ky, 24 Aug 1841, parents unk, informant Harry M Sackett, 4411 Park, cause chronic nephritis, senility, bur. Butler, Mo, 1 Jun 1927."
  9. "US General Land Office Records, 1796–1907" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Filertus, Chariton Land Office, purchase, 15 Apr 1858, Wayne County, Iowa, meridian 5th PM, township 70-N, range 20-W, section 23, 40 acres."
  10. "US Appointments of US Postmasters, 1832–1971" (Ancestry image), "Sacket, Filertus, Confidence, Wayne, Iowa, appointed 13 Jul 1859."; "Sackett, Filertus, Confidence, Wayne, Iowa, appointed 2 Nov 1860."
  11. "U.S., Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Filertus, Wayne, Iowa, register 30 Sep 1865, compensation $9.19, balance due $6.55."
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_344, p 56, FHL film 803344
    Wright, Wayne County, Iowa
    Sacket, F, 37, merchant, real estate $500, personal estate $400, b. IN
    Sacket, Sarah A, 23, b. IA
    Sacket, Larence E, 6, b. IN
    Sacket, Lean M, 4, b. IA
    Sacket, Dennis W, 10/12, b. IA
    Davis, Ludicy, 49, b. NC.
  13. "Iowa, U.S., Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910" (Ancestry image), South Fork Township, 1865, "Sackett, Filertus, 36, Promise City, Ia, merchant."
  14. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll: M593_758; Page: 123B; Image: 225058; Family History Library Film: 552257
    Butler, Bates County, Missouri, 11 Jun 1870
    Sackett, Filertus, 40, Jack of [all] trades, real estate $800, personal estate $300, b. IN
    Sackett, Sarah, 33, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lawrence, 16, home, b. IN
    Sackett, Mahala, 14, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lintus, 3, home, b. MO
    Davis, Leodica, 63, at home, b. NC.
  15. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254673 NA T9-0673/190A
    Butler, Bates, Missouri
    Filer Sacket, head, married, 52, b. IN, grocery merchant, father b. VT, mother b. OH
    Caroline S. Sacket, wife, 38, b. IN, keeping house, father b. KY, mother b. -
    L. F. Sacket, son, 13, b. MO, father b. -, mother b. -
    Harry Sacket, son, 1, b. MO, father b. -, mother b. -
    William R. Hepler, other, single, 16, b. IN, clerk in grocery store, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
  16. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 839, p 9, Enumeration District 0013, FHL microfilm
    Main Street, Butler, Bates County, Missouri
    Sackett, Caroline S, head, b. Aug 1841, 58, wd, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. NC, home rented
    Sackett, Harry M, son, b. Jan 1879, 21, grocer clerk, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Burr R, son, b. Apr 1883, 17, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Blaine, George M, boarder, b. Jun 1875, 24, clergyman, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. KY.
  17. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_787, p 9b, Enumeration District 0122, FHL microfilm 1374800
    Ward 9, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
    Sackett, Caroline S, head, 67, landlady, rooming house, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. NC
    Sackett, Harry M, son, 30, m. 4y, musician, orchestra, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Nancy, daughter-in-law, 25, m. 4y, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO.
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