Hiram Barton Sackett

FatherStephen Sackett (1794-1871)
MotherRachel Barton (c 1797-c 1875)
Hiram Barton Sackett, merchant, son of Stephen Sackett and Rachel Barton, was born in Stanford, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 11 November 1824.1,2 He married on 18 April 1866, Sarah Louise Smith, daughter of Henry Smith and Eleanor Stairing?.1 Sarah was born in Deerfield, Oneida County, New York StateG, on 9 January 1838.3 She died aged 88 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OhioG, on 24 January 19264 and was buried in Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 26 January 1926.4
     In 1880 Hiram was living at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, IowaG, and was recorded in the census as H B Sackett, a merchant, aged 55, and born in New York. Other family members were his wife Sarah, aged 42, and 15-year-old daughter Nellie.5
[Hiram Sackett] left the homestead farm at Stanford, Dutchess County, N. Y., on which he was born and reared, in April, 1849, and for ten years was a resident of Irving, N. Y. In 1860, shortly after his marriage, he removed to Atchison, Kansas, and from there a few years later to Omaha, Neb., where he engaged in a banking business and ran a sheep ranch. From Omaha he went to Council Bluffs, Ia., where for 14 years he was engaged in a coal and flour business. From Council Bluffs he went to Chicago and engaged in the sale of coal dealers' supplies, a business in which he was successfully engaged in 1905.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Hiram Barton Sackett and Sarah Louise Smith

  • Fred B Sackett6 b. 1 Mar 1861
  • Nellie R Sackett5 b. 2 Jul 1864
  • Hoke Kenedy Sackett6 b. 24 Apr 1866, d. 14 Oct 1868

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4362. Hiram B. Sackett, b. Nov. 11, 1824; m. Sarah L. Smith."
  2. Birthplace NY from 1880 census.
  3. Death record.
  4. "Ohio Deaths, 1908–1953" (FamilySearch image), film 1984078, image 1814, certificate 1643, "Sara Louise Sackett, 88 years 15 days, b. Deerfield, New York, 9 Jan 1838, widowed, of 1890 East 105th St., d. Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, 24 Jan 1926, bur. Hanover, NY, 26 Jan 1926, spouse Hiram B. Sackett, father Henry Smith b. North Gage NY, mother Eleanor Stairing[?] b. New York State, informant Nellie R Sackett, 1890 E 105th St."
  5. 1880 United States census
    FHL 1254361  NA T9-0361/302C (TEK)
    1880,Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa 
    H. B. SACKETT, head, married, 55, b. NY, merchant, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sarah SACKETT, wife, 42, b. NY, keeps house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Nellie SACKETT, dau, 15, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Charlie MOON, other, married, 36, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. NY
    Clara MOON, other, married, 19, b. IA, father b. ---, mother ---.
  6. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Last Edited15 Oct 2011

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