Orlin Sackett

FatherZelotus Sackett (1788-1870)
MotherSabrina ___ (c 1795-1843)
Marriage1847Lucinda Johnson
Marriage1860, Goodhue County, MinnesotaGAnn Elizabeth Hanscom3
Orlin Sackett
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Orlin Sackett, farmer of Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota, probably the son of Zelotus Sackett and Sabrina ___, was born in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 7 October 1824.1 He died aged 81 in Pine Island Township, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, on 13 December 1905.2 He married first before 1847, Lucinda Johnson, probably the daughter of Daniel and Sarah Johnson. Lucinda was born in New York StateG on 17 December 1826.4 She died aged 29 in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 23 October 1856.5 Orlin married second in Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, in 1860, Ann Elizabeth Hanscom.3 Ann was born in Levant, MaineG, on 29 December 1838.6 She died aged 51 in Nashville Center, Martin County, MinnesotaG, on 23 January 1890.3,7
     In 1850 Orlin was living in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Orlen Sackett, a laborer, aged 26, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Lucinda, aged 23, and born in NY, and their children, Lucy, 4, and George, aged one. Also in the household was Betsey Lyon, aged 16.8
     In 1860 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Alden Sackett, a farmer, aged 33, and born in New York. Living with him were his children, George, 11, and Sarah, aged eight.9
     Orlin registered for the Civil War draft in 1863, described as a farmer of RoscoeG.10
     In 1870 he was living at RoscoeG and was recorded as Orlin Sackett, a farmer, aged 46, and born in New York. Living with him were his second wife Ann, aged 32, and born in Maine, Orlin's son George, 20, by his first wife Lucinda, and Orlin and Ann's children, Edward, 8, Emina, 6, and twins Elin and Elton, aged one.11
     In 1880 he was living at Roscoe, Goodhue County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Orlin Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Ann, aged 41, and born in Maine, and their children, Edward, 18, Mina, 15, Ella 11, Elton 11, and Emma, aged three.12
     Orlin made his will at Winnebago, Faribault County, MinnesotaG, on 4 August 1905. He left shares in his land to his children, Edward, Mina, Ella, and Emma, and cancelled a debt owing by his son Elton. Edward was to inherit 30 acres of land in Martin County, and the remainder of his land, comprising 80 acres, was to go to his daughters, Mina, Ella, and Emma. Orlin did not name in the will his eldest son George, of his first marriage, although his name was added as one of the heirs when the executors applied for probate. It may be that George had received the equivalent of his inheritance earlier, although his not being named at all may otherwise indicate that he was deliberately disinherited.13
Abstract of Will of Orlin Sackett of Village of Winnebago City, Faribault County, Minnesota
Date: 4 Aug 1905
Proved: Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, 13 Jan 1906
Source: digital image, Ancestry.com
Son Edward L of Nashville, Martin County, real estate comprising the North Thirty (30) acres of the North East quarter of the North East quarter of Section 22 in Township 104 North, Range 29 West, in Martin County.
Daughters, Mina Scofield, wife of C W Scofield, of Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota, Ella Conklin of Winnebago, and Emma Doolittle of Lamore County, North Dakota, remainder of real estate
Son Elton of Nashville, cancel all debts owing to testator
Children, Edward L, Mina Schofield, Ella Conklin, and Emma Doolittle, all personal estate
Executors: Edward L Sackett, O O Conklin
Witnesses: F Headley, Frank N Ware, both of Winnebago

Probate file
Orlin Sackett died Goodhue County, 13 Dec 1905
Heirs stated as:
Geo Sackett, 52, of Skyberg, MN, son
Edward L Sackett, 44, Nashville Twp, PO Winnebago City, son
Mina Scofield, 41, Zumbrota, daughter
Ella Conklin, 37, Winnebago, daughter
Elton Sackett, 37, Winnebago, son
Emma Doolittle, 29, Ione, ND, daughter
Inventory and Appraisement
Date: 18 Jan 1906
Land as stated in will comprises 110 acres at $37.50 per acre: total value $4,125
Personal estate, crops $157.10
Debtor, about $450 in notes against Elton Sackett, devised to him in will
Orlin Sackett
Orlin Sackett (1824–1905), Nashville Cemetery, Minnesota
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Orlin Sackett (1824–1905), Nashville Cemetery, Minnesota
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Children of Orlin Sackett and Lucinda Johnson

  • Lucy Sackett b. 6 Feb 1845, d. 6 Feb 1885
  • George Steven Sackett+ b. 13 Oct 1850, d. 1 Jan 1926
  • Sarah Sackett b. c 1852

Children of Orlin Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Hanscom

Orlan Sackett, one of the pioneer settlers of Roscoe, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Scofield, near Zumbrota, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, after an illness of several weeks duration. As above stated Mr. Sackett was a pioneer of Roscoe, where he lived for many years, finally selling his farm and drifting away as so many others did before and have since done. No particulars are obtainable at this time, but will be published later. Deceased was about 80 of age.

Pine Island Record, 21 Dec 1905, Vol. XXV No. XXIII page 5

Orlin Sackett was born at Naples, Ontario County, New York, Oct. 7, 1824. He married Elizabeth Hanscum and shortly after moved to Nashville Centre, Minn., where he lived until he moved to Rosco in 1865.
     Mrs. Sackett died in 1889.
     Mr. Sackett has lived for the past three years with Mrs. A. Conklin at Winnebago City.
At the time of his death he was visiting his daughter, Mrs. Warren Scofield of this place. The funeral services were held at the National Centre church of Nashville and he was buried at the cemetery at that place.
     Rev. Jameson of Winnebago City officiated.
     Mr. Sackett leaves to mourn his death, George Sackett of Fairpoint, Minn., Mrs. Clyde Doolittle, D. Dak., Mrs. O. Conklin of Winnebago, Edward and Elton Sackett, also of Winnebago, Mrs. C.W. Scofield.

Find a Grave image, unsourced.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Vital Records, Goodhue County, Minnesota, Death Records: Book 4, page 91, line 15, "Orlin Sackett, male, white, widowed, d. December 13, 1905, age 81 years 2 months 6 days, b. New York, cause of death: pyemia, occupation farmer, d. Pine Island township, parents unknown b. America, attending physician Dr. Matson, Zumbrota, MN."
  3. "Martin County Sentinel
    February 7, 1890
    Ann Elizabeth Hanscom was born in Banhor, Maine, Dec 28th, 1837. When quite young she moved with her parents to Ohio; and from there to Wisconsin; then to Minnesota. In 1860 she was married to Orlin Sackett and settled in Goodhue county. While there she and her husband started in the Christian life and united with the M. E. church. In 1886 they moved to Nashville Center, Martin county, where they have since resided. After a long and painful illness she died Jan. 23, 1890, aged 53 years. She leaves a husband and several children to mourn her death. Sermon by the writer at Nashville Center F. B. church. Text Heb. 6:18. May heaven's richest blessing accompany the bereaved ones. J. M. Young."
  4. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  5. Cemetery Records, Fairview Cemetery, Naples, Ontario County, New York, "Lucinda Sackett Wife of Orlin Died Oct 1856 Age 29-10-6."
  6. Vital Records, Levant, Maine, "Anne Elizabeth Hanscum b. December 29, 1838 Levant, Maine."
  7. Death 23 January 1890 recorded in Hanscom Family Bible.
  8. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll: M432_571/22[2] (TEK)
    Naples, Ontario County, NY
    Sackett, Orlen, 26, male, laborer, b. NY
    Sacket, Lucinda, 23, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy, 4, b. NY
    Sacket, George, 1, b. NY
    Lyon, Betsey, 16, b. NY
    [Record immediately follows that for Lotas Sacket].
  9. 1860 United States Federal Census, page 684 family #55
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Alden Sackett, 33, b. NY, farmer
    George Sackett, 11, b. NY
    Sarah Sackett, 8, b. NY.
  10. "US Civil War draft registrations records 1863–1865" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Orlin [name struck through], of Roscoe, Goodhue Co, 37, farmer, b. NY enumerated [presume 1863], 2nd district, Goodhue, Minnesota, white, class I & II, remarks "hernia l"."
    "Sackett, Orlin, of Roscoe, 37, farmer, b. New York, enumerated June/July 1863, 2nd district, Minnesota, white, class II."
  11. 1870 United States Federal Census,
    Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Sackett, Orlin, 46, b. New York, farmer
    Sackett, Ann E., 32, b. Maine
    Sackett, George S., 20, b. New York, at home
    Sackett, Edward, 8, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Emina B., 6, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elin, 1, b. Minnesota
    Sackett, Elton, 1, b. Minnesota.
  12. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254621 NA T9-0621/411D
    Roscoe, Goodhue, Minnesota
    Orlin Sackett, head, married, 55, b. NY, farmer, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    Ann Sackett, wife, 41, b. ME, keeping house, father b. ---, mother b. ---
    Edward Sackett, son, single, 18, b. MN, assist on farm, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Mina Sackett, dau, 15, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Ella Sackett, dau, 11, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Elton Sackett, son, 11, b. MN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. ME
    Emma Sackett, dau, 3, b. MN, father b. NY, mother b. ME.
  13. "Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801–1925" (Ancestry image).
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
5th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
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Sackett Family Association descendants
Descendants of Orlin Sackett and Lucinda Johnson
Pam Schuster Offerdahl, Bob Schuster, Karen Gerke, Rita E Sackett, Bridget Schuelke, Ronald Lee Sackett and Michael Allen Sackett.
Descendants of Orlin Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Hanscom
Darlene Sackett, Teri Stanek, Anna Tabor, Ken Buscho, Name Withheld, John & Cindy (Sackett) Rogers, Kaelyn Sackett, Lois Landvoigt, Kourtney Sackett, Evelyn Everett and Stacia Larson.
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