Lieut Charles Duncan Sackett

FatherElijah Gibson Sackett (1809-1881)
MotherMalinda Lee (c 1809-)
Lieut Charles Duncan Sackett, farmer, son of Elijah Gibson Sackett and Malinda Lee, was born in OhioG on 17 December 1840.1,2 He died aged 86 in Adair County, IowaG, on 15 November 1927 and was buried at Greenfield Cemetery, Adair CountyG.3 He married Mary Ann Gordon.1 She was born in OhioG in about 1843.2
     In 1850 Charles was living in Berlin, Delaware County, OhioG, in the household of his parents Elijah and Malinda, and was recorded in the census as Charles Sackett, aged nine and born in Ohio.4
     In 1860 he was living in Bloomington, McLean County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Elijah and Malinda, and was recorded as Charles Sackett, aged 20.5
     Charles served in the American Civil War in the 3rd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry, from 1861 to 1865, attaining the rank of Lieutenant.1,6
     In 1880 Charles was living in Grove, Adair County, IowaG, and was recorded in the census as Charles Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 39 and born in Ohio. Living with him were his wife Mary, 37, and their children, George, 15, Lucy, 13, Arthur, 10, Mabel, 8, Gertrude, 6, Abraham, 4, Charles, 2, and Bertha, aged ten months.2
On Aug. 2, 1861, [Charles D. Sackett] enlisted in the 3d Ill. Cavalry and remained in the service until Dec. 25, 1865, when he was mustered out with the rank of Lieutenant. His regiment during the greater part of its term of service was attached to division commanded by General Hatch, and is officially credited with a death roll of 275 officers and men, and with severe and efficient service.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Charles D Sackett (1840–1927), Greenfield Cemetery, Adair County, Iowa
(Src: Find A Grave)

Children of Lieut Charles Duncan Sackett and Mary Ann Gordon

  • George Sackett2 b. 11 Sep 1865
  • Lucy Sackett b. c 1867
  • Arthur Sackett2 b. c 1870
  • Jessie Sackett1 b. say 1871
  • Mabel Sackett2 b. c 1872
  • Gertrude Sackett+ b. Oct 1873, d. 1911
  • Abraham Sackett2 b. Nov 1875
  • Charles Sackett2 b. c 1878
  • Bertha Sackett2 b. 1879
  • Ella Sackett b. say 1881
  • Edna Sackett b. say 1883
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett of Hopewell
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 4513 
Thurmon King's Database, 22901
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Curt Klebaum.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254325  NA T9-0325/94B (TEK)
    Grove, Adair, Iowa
    Charles SACKETT, head, married, 39, b. OH, farmer, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Mary SACKETT, wife, 37, b. OH, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    George SACKETT, son, 15, b. IL, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Lucy SACKETT, dau, 13, b. IL, at school, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Arthur SACKETT, son, 10, b. IL, at home, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Mabel SACKETT, dau, 8, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Gertrude SACKETT, dau, 6, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Abraham SACKETT, son, 4, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Charles SACKETT, son, 2, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Bertha SACKETT, dau, 10 months, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  3. Website Find A Grave (
  4. 1850 US census, digital image,, Roll M432_675, p. 242
    Berlin, Delaware, Ohio, 29 Aug 1850
    Sackett, E G, 41, m, farmer, real estate $450, b. PA
    Sackett, Malinda, 41, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Hiram A, 19, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Francis M, 17, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Lyman, 15, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Josephine, 13, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Mariah, 11, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 9, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 7, m [sic], b. OH
    Sackett, Martha, 5, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Catharine, 3, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Lydia J, 9/12, f, b. OH
    Justus, John S, 22, m, farmer, b. OH
    [Next door to Sabina Sackett].
  5. 1860 US census, digital image,, Roll: M653_204; Page: 545; Family History Library Film: 803204
    Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois
    Sackett, Elzah, 50, farmer, real estate $2,000, personal estate $1,200, b. OH
    Sackett, Malina, 49, b. OH
    Sackett, Lyman, 28, b. OH
    Sackett, Thiam, 25, b. OH
    Sackett, Josephine, 23, b. OH
    Sackett, Charles, 20, b. OH
    Sackett, Sarah, 17, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Martha, 15, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Cathirine, 13, b. OH, at school
    Sackett, Lydia, 11, b. OH, at school
    Bowary, Jarvis, 12, b. OH, at school
    Barns, James, 22, labourer, b. OH.
  6. Website American Civil War database (National Park Service) (, "Sackett, Charles D, Union, 3rd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry."
Last Edited17 Jun 2018

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