Gilbert Sackett

(1825-c 1865)
FatherCharles Sackett (1793-1879)
MotherSaloma "Sally" Bascom (1795-1869)
Gilbert Sackett, son of Charles Sackett and Saloma "Sally" Bascom, was born in New York StateG on 26 November 1825.1 He died aged about 40 in about 1865.1 He married first before 1850, Hannah (Lamb) Paige, widow of J Olson Page, daughter of Roswell Paige and Nancy Mills.2,3 Hannah was born in New York StateG in about November 1824. She died aged 27 in May 1852 and was buried at Rollin Center Cemetery, Lenawee County, MichiganG.3 He married second in Hillsdale County, MichiganG, on 18 April 1853, Sabra Jane Cook, daughter of Henry Cook and Clarinda Peters.4 Sabra was born in New York StateG on 14 June 1832.2,3 After Gilbert's death, Sabra Jane married in in about 1866, William J Bentley.2 She died aged 49 in MichiganG on 29 June 1881.3
     In 1850 Gilbert was living at Rollin, Lenawee County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Gilbert Sackett, a farmer, aged 24 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Hannah, 24, and Hannah's children by her first marriage, Wallace Page, 6, and Henry Page, aged four.5
     Gilbert Sackett and his family were enumerated twice in the 1860 census, first on 15 June in Bergen, New York, and then on 16 July in Adams, Michigan. On 15 June 1860 Gilbert was living in Bergen in the household of his parents Charles and Saloma, and was recorded in the census as Gilbert Sackett, aged 34. His wife Sabra, 28, Gilbert's son Charles, 8, and Gilbert and Sabra's children, Ada, 4, and E ?, aged two, were living with him. On 16 July 1860 Gilbert was living in Adams, Hillsdale County, Michigan, and was recorded as Gilbert Sackett, a farmer, aged 45 [presumably an error for 35]. Living with him were his wife Jane, 25, Gilbert's son Charles, 7, and Gilbert and Jane's children, Ada A, 4, and a son X? aged two.6,7
Hannah (Lamb) Sackett (1824–1852), Rollin Center Cemetery, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, Diane Mills)

Child of Gilbert Sackett and Hannah (Lamb) Paige

Children of Gilbert Sackett and Sabra Jane Cook

 Notes & Citations

  1. Andrew P Sackett, Ancestors and Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett, published by the author (1983), 79.
  2. Census.
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. "Michigan, U.S., Compiled Marriages for Select Counties, 1851–1875" (Ancestry transcript), "18 Apr 1853, Hill County, MI, Gilbert Sackett & Sabra J Cook."
  5. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Roll M432_355, p. 520
    Rollin, Lenawee, Michigan
    Sackett, Gilbert, 24, m, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Hannah, 24, f, b. NY
    Page, Wallace, 6, m, b. MI
    Page, Henry C, 4, m, b. MI.
  6. 1860 United States Federal Census
    Page 948, FHL film 803756
    Bergen, Genesee, New York, 15 Jun 1860
    Sackett, Charles, 66, farmer, real estate $3000, personal estate $1000, b. CT
    Sackett, Sally, 65, b. VT
    Sackett, Edmund, 29, farm laborer, b. NY
    Sackett, Percilla, 30, b. England
    Sackett, Gilbert, 34, b. NY
    Sackett, Sabra, 28, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles, 8, b. MI
    Sackett, Ada, 4, b. MI
    Sackett, E ?, 2, male, b. MI
    Sackett, George W, 4, b. NY
    Sackett, Stephen M, 25, carpenter, b. NY.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census
    Page 833, FHL film 803543
    Adams, Hillsdale, Michigan, 16 Jul 1860
    Sackett, Gilbert, 45, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Jane, 25, b. MI
    Sackett, Charles, 7, b. MI
    Sackett, Ada A, 4, b. MI
    Sackett, X?, 2, male, b. MI.
    [The initial X? could be taken as "H" but this does not match other names beginning with "H" on the page]
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Charles Sackett (Frederick Plummer Sackett's grandfather)
Last Edited1 Jan 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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