Reuben Sackett

FatherSamuel Sackett (1815-1891)
MotherMargarite Campbell (1824-1894)
Birth1851, Sangamon County, IllinoisG,1
Death1904
Marriage1880, Sangamon County, IllinoisGEliza Branson2
Reuben Sackett, son of Samuel Sackett and Margarite Campbell, was born in Sangamon County, IllinoisG, in March 1851.1 He died aged 53 on 9 August 1904 and was buried at Hall Cemetery, Blue Mound, Macon County, IllinoisG.3 He married in Sangamon County, IllinoisG, on 29 January 1880, Eliza Branson.2 Eliza was born in Rockville, Parke County, IndianaG, on 26 June 1860.1,3 She died aged 79 in Judith Basin County, MontanaG, on 31 December 1939 and was buried at Moccasin Cemetery, Mocassin, Judith Basin CountyG.3
     Reuben was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Ten Mile Township, Macon County, MissouriG, on 25 June 1890.4
     In 1900 Reuben was living in Stonington, Christian County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Reuben Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 49. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 39, and their children, Oscar, 19, Arthur, 13, Viola, 9, and John, aged seven.5
     In 1910 Reuben's widow Eliza was living in StoningtonG and was recorded in the census as Eliza Sackett, a farmer, head of household, a widow, aged 49. Her sons, Arthur, 24, and John, 17, were living with her.6
     In 1920 she was living in StoningtonG in the household of her son John, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, a widow, aged 59.7
     Eliza removed during the 1920s with her sons Oscar and John from Illinois to Moccasin, Montana.
     In 1930 she was living in Mocassin, Judith Basin County, MontanaG, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, aged 69. She was living with her unmarried sons, Oscar and John.8

Children of Reuben Sackett and Eliza Branson

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920" (Ancestry transcript), "29 Jan 1880, Sangamon, Illinois, Reuben Sackett & Eliza Branson."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Will of Samuel Sackett of Macon County, Missouri, 25 June 1890, proved, 1 September 1891 (Macon County Court, Missouri, book 1, p475).
  5. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 242, p 10, Enumeration District 0021, FHL microfilm
    Stonington, Christian County, Illinois
    Sackett, Reuben, head, b. Mar 1851, 49, m. 20y, farmer, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, home rented
    Sackett, Eliza, wife, b. Jun 1860, 39, m. 20y, 5 ch, 4 living, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Oscar C, son, b. Mar 1881, 19, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Arthur E, son, b. Jun 1886, 13, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Viola Jane, daughter, b. Mar 1891, 9, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN
    Sackett, John W, son, b. Jan 1893, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN.
  6. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_235, p 8A, Enumeration District 0026, FHL microfilm 1374248
    Stonington, Christian County, Illinois
    Sackett, Eliza, head, 49, wd, 5 ch, 4 living, farmer, general farm, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN, home rented
    Sackett, Arthur E, son, 24, farmer, general farm, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN
    Sackett, John W, son, 17, farm hand, home farm, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN.
  7. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_299, p 1A, Enumeration District 27
    Section 12, Stonington, Christian County, Illinois
    Sackett, John, head, 27, single, farmer, general farm, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN, home rented
    Sackett, Eliza, mother, 59, wd, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN
    Day, Hezekiah, servant, m, 63, single, laborer, farm, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. England.
  8. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 1B, Enumeration District 0005, FHL microfilm 2340992
    Moccasin, Judith Basin County, Montana
    Sackett, Oscar, head, 49, single, laborer (unemployed), general farm, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN, home rented, $15
    Sackett, John, brother, 35, single, laborer (unemployed), general farm, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Eliza, mother, 69, wd, m. at 19, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree9Q.3
Last Edited27 Apr 2023
Sackett Database11541 Reuben Sackett
 

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