Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sackett1

FatherHarvey Sacket (1807-1889)
MotherMary Straw (c 1810-c 1884)
Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sackett, daughter of Harvey Sacket and Mary Straw, was born in Saegertown, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 12 March 18362 and died aged 84 in Erie County, PennsylvaniaG, on 9 September 1920.2 She married in Crawford CountyG on 19 June 1862, Rev Robert Jackson Gifford.2 He was born in Watsburgh, Erie CountyG, on 11 June 18312 and died aged 72 in Erie CountyG on 12 November 1903.2
     In 1850 Sarah was living in Woodcock, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her parents Harvey and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth Sackett, aged 12 and born in Pennsylvania.3
     In 1880 she was living in Greene, Erie County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her husband Robert, a farmer, and was recorded as Lizzie Gifford, a housewife, aged 42 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with them were their sons, Jesse, 17, Charles, 9, Gale, 7 and Blaine, 3, and daughter Mertie, aged 15.4

Children of Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sackett and Rev Robert Jackson Gifford

  • Edwin Gifford
  • Thomas Gifford
  • Jesse Judson Gifford b. 4 May 1863, d. 4 Jul 1945
  • Myrtle Mae "Mertie" Gifford+ b. 27 Oct 1864, d. 9 Jan 1935
  • Charles Sackett Gifford b. 11 Nov 1870, d. 1946
  • George Gale Gifford b. 8 Jul 1873, d. 21 Apr 1945
  • Blaine Homer Gifford b. 21 Nov 1876, d. 1954
  • Clare Montgomery Gifford b. 10 Nov 1880, d. 1936

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. 1850 US census, digital image,, Roll: M432_771; Page: 322A; Image: 236
    Woodcock, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 29 Aug 1850
    Sackett, Harvey, 43, [occ. blank], real estate $300, b. MA
    Sackett, Mary, 39, b. PA
    Sackett, Montgomery, 18, b. PA
    Sackett, Jacob, 16, b. PA
    Sackett, Livonia, 15, b. PA
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 12, b. PA
    Sackett, Homer, 4, b. PA.
  4. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1255128, NA T9-1128:47D
    Greene, Erie, Pennsylvania
    Robert Gifford, self, married, 48, b. PA, farmer, father b. VT, mother b. PA
    Lizzie Gifford, wife, 42, b. PA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Jesse Gifford, son, single, 17, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Mertie Gifford, dau, 15, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Charles Gifford, son, 9, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Gail Gifford, son, 7, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Blaine Gifford, son, 3, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Kay Prindle Corwin.
Last Edited29 Jun 2016

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