Benjamin Austin Sackett
|Father||Ezekiel W Sacket (c 1792-)|
|Mother||Ruth Hart (c 1798-)|
In 1850 Benjamin was living in Hamilton, Madison County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Benj Sackett, a laborer, aged 30 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Mary, 21, and their son Fredrick, aged seven months.6
Benjamin bought 40 acres of land in Allegan County, MichiganG, on 15 December 1856.7
In 1860 he was living in Porter, Van Buren County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Benjamin A Sackett, a farmer, aged 39 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Mary, 31, their children, Cornelia, 9, Austin, 5, and Eva, aged three, and Benjamin's father, Ezekiel, 68.8
Benjamin registered for the Civil War draft in June 1863. He was a farmer of Decatur, Van Buren County, MichiganG, aged 43 and born in New York.9
In 1870 he was living in Bangor, Van Buren County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Benjamin Sackett, a laborer, aged 49. Living with him were his children, Austin, 15, Eva, 13, and Mary, aged nine.10
In 1880 he was living in Alleyton, Newaygo County, MichiganG, and was recorded as B A Sackett, a farmer, head of household, a widower aged 62. Living with him was his daughter Annie, 19.11
In 1900 he was living in White Cloud, Newaygo County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Benjamin Sackett, a farmer, head of household, widowed, aged 79. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his unmarried daughters, Eva, 46, and Anna, 39, both school teachers.12
Children of Benjamin Austin Sackett and Mary Nolan
Notes & Citations
- Death record.
- "Michigan Death Certificates 1867–1909" (Ancestry image), "17 Mar 1902, Benj Austin Sackett, at White Cortland, Wilcox, Newaygo County, MI, widowed, 5 ch, 4 living, farmer, b. Chili, NY, 26 Aug 1820, father Ezekiel Sackett b. Steventown, mother Ruth Hart b. New Lebanon NY, informant Anna Sackett of White Cland Mich, cause from an accident causing serious injury to head shoulder and back, duration 12 days, contributory blood poisoning, 5 days, bur. Prospect Hill Cem, 2 Mar 1902 [sic].
- Find a Grave.
- Perhaps Noland (daughter Anna's death certificate).
- 1850 United States Federal Census
Hamilton, Madison County, New York, 2 Sep 1850
Sackett, Benj, 30, laborer, b. NY
Sackett, Mary, 21, b. NY
Sackett, Fredrick B, 7/12, b. NY.
- "US General Land Office Records, 1796–1907" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Benjamin A, 15 Dec 1856, 40 acres, Allegan County, Michigan, Michigan-Toledo Strip, township 2-N, range 14-W, section 23, land office Kalamazoo, sale-cash entry, land grant certificate 27384."
- 1860 United States Federal Census
Roll: M653_562; Page: 1005; Image: 467; Family History Library Film: 803562
Porter, Van Buren County, Michigan, 20 Aug 1860
Sackett, Benjamin A, 39, farmer, real estate $300, personal estate $300, b. NY
Sackett, Mary S, 31, b. NY
Sackett, Cornelia E, 9, b. NY
Sackett, Austin H, 5, b. NY
Sackett, Eva M, 3, b. MI
Sackett, Ezekel, 68, shoe maker, real estate $500, b. NY.
- "US Civil War draft registrations records 1863–1865" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Benjamin A, of Decatur, Michigan, 43, farmer, b. NY, enumerated June 1863, 2nd district, Michigan, class 2."
- 1870 United States Federal Census
Roll: M593_706; Page: 270A; Image: 121594; FHL film: 552205
Bangor, Van Buren County, Michigan, 12 Jul 1870
Sackett, Benjamin, 49, laborer, real estate $500, personal estate $250, b. NY
Sackett, Austin, 15, at home, b. NY
Sackett, Eva, 13, at home, b. MI
Sackett, Mary, 9, b. MI.
- 1880 United States Federal Census
FHL 1254598 NA T9-0598/322D
Alleyton, Newaygo, Michigan
B A Sackett, head, widower, 62, b. NY, farmer, father b. MA, mother b. NY
Annie Sackett, dau, single, 19, b. MI, housekeeper, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
- 1900 United States Federal Census
Roll: 735; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240735
Addis? Street, White Cloud, Newaygo County, Michigan, 1 Jun 1900
Sackett, Benjamin, head, b. Aug 1820, 79, wd, m. 40y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, home owned free of mortgage
Sackett, Eva M, dau, b. Nov [year blank], 46, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, school teacher
Sackett, Anna M, dau, b. May [year blank], 39, single, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, school teacher.
|Sackett line||7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||17 Nov 2018|