Odessa Sackett1

FatherRev Joel Bascom Sackett (1815-1904)
MotherLena A Coble (1838-1904)
Odessa Sackett, daughter of Rev Joel Bascom Sackett and Lena A Coble, was born in Nicholsville, Cass County, MichiganG, on 3 August 1879.2,3 She died in Marcellus, Cass CountyG, on 10 June 1937.3 She was buried in the Rosehill Cemetery, NicholsvilleG.3 She married first in about 1897, John Eash. John was born in 1865. She married second in Marcellus, Cass County, MichiganG, on 6 February 1921, Sylvester Albert Thorpe, a mechanic, son of Sylvester Alonzo Thorpe.4 Sylvester was born in MichiganG in about 1877.5

Children of Odessa Sackett and John Eash

  • Willard R. Eash b. 20 Aug 1898, d. Feb 1921
  • Myra Opal Eash b. 7 Aug 1900, d. Apr 1981
  • Alonzo Walter Eash b. 1 Sep 1905, d. 30 Jul 1928
  • Nettie Eash b. 6 Jul 1909
  • Wilbur John Eash+ b. 15 Jul 1911, d. 24 May 1996

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Andrew P Sackett, Ancestors and Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett, published by the author (1983), "Odessa Sackett, born August 3, 1879."
  3. Information from Brenda Sias:
    "Rites of Mrs. S. A. Thorpe:
    Marcellus - Services for Mrs. Odessa Sackett Thorpe, 58, wife of Sylvester A. Thorpe, were held Saturday afernoon. Mrs. Thorpe was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joel Sackett, former residents of Nicholsville, in which village she was born. Surviving are her husband, two daughters, a son and several grandchildren. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, Nicholsville.
    From Odessa's Funeral Book; Personal Record:
    Mrs. Odessa Mearl Sackett Eash Thorpe
    Place of birth: Nicholsville, Mich.
    Date of birth: Aug. 3, 1879
    Date of death: June 10, 1937
    Place: Marcellus, Mich.
    Age: 57 years 10 months 7 days.
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "6 Feb 1921, at Marcellus, Cass, Michigan, Sylvester A Thorpe, 43, of Marcellus, b. MI, mechanic, prev. m. one, father Sylvester Alonzo Thorpe, mother unknown; to Odessa Eash / Odessa Sackett, 41, of Lawton, b. MI, housekeeper, prev. m. one, father Joel Sackett, mother Lana Coble. By F E Chamberlain, Minister. Witnesses: Geo V Thorpe, Russell T Colburne, both of Marcellus."
  5. Marriage record.
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Charles Sackett (Frederick Plummer Sackett's grandfather)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Sandra Berry and Samuel Eash.
Last Edited12 Mar 2018
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
11719 Odessa Sackett

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