Clarissa "Clara" Sackett
|Father||John Dempster Sackett (1822-1893)|
|Mother||Clarissa Searl (c 1824-1847)|
In 1855 Clarissa was living in Mexico, Oswego County, New York StateG, in the household of her father John and stepmother Sylvia, and was recorded in the census as Clarissa M Sackett, aged eight and born in Massachusetts.6
In 1860 she was living in Boston, Ionia County, MichiganG, in the household of her father John and stepmother Sylvia, and was recorded as Clarissa Sackett, aged 13 and born in Connecticut.7
In 1870 she was living in Linn Township, Walworth County, WisconsinG, in the household of her husband Otis, 25, a farmer, and was recorded as Clara Davis, aged 22 and born in Michigan.8
In 1880 she was living in Rush, Jo Daviess County, IllinoisG, in the household of her husband Otis, 33, a minister, and was recorded as Clarria Davis, aged 32. Living with them were their children, Thomas, 9, and Lewis, aged five.9
In 1893, Clara inherited $1,225 from the estate of her father John after reaching a settlement with John's widow Lucinda, administrator of his estate and his third wife, who inherited a majority of the assets.10
In 1900 she was living in Little Grant Township, Grant County, WisconsinG, in the household of her husband Otis, 54, a minister, and was recorded as Clara A Davis, aged 53 and born in Connecticut. Living with them was their daughter Mary, aged 15.11
In 1910 she was living in Pleasant, Hardin County, IowaG, in the household of her husband Otis, 64, a preacher, and was recorded as Clara Davis, aged 63.12
Children of Clarissa "Clara" Sackett and Rev Otis S Davis
Notes & Citations
- Death record.
- Email from Diane Lanctot to Sackett List.
- "Iowa, Death Records, 1920–1967" (Ancestry image), "Davis, Clara Ann, d. IOOF Home, Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, IA, 12 Jan 1925, wife of O S Davis, b. Norwich, CT, 11 Feb 1847, age 77-11-1, housewife, father unk, mother unk, informant A W Stubbs, Mason City, cause carcinoma of liver, bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Jan 1925."
- Find a Grave.
- 1855 New York state census
Mexico, Oswego County, New York, 28 Jun 1855
Frame house $800
Sackett, John D, 33, b. Lewis County, pedlar
Sackett, Sylvia A, 33, wife, b. Jefferson County, milliner
Sackett, Clarissa M, 8, child, b. MA
Sackett, Sarah, 64, mother, b. CT, wid
Family lived in Mexico town 2 years.
- 1860 United States census
Roll: M653_546; Page: 820; Family History Library Film: 803546
Boston, Ionia County, Michigan, 4 Aug 1860
Sackett, John D, 32, clerk, personal estate $200, b. NY
Sackett, Sylvia, 33, b. NY
Sackett, Clarissa, 13, b. CT
Sackett, Sarah, 61, b. MA.
- 1870 United States census
Roll M593_1741, p. 180B, image 364FHL film 553240
Linn Township, Walworth County, Wisconsin, 6 Jun 1870
Davis, Otis, 25, farmer, personal estate $300, b. VT
Davis, Clara, 22, keeping house, b. MI.
- 1880 United States census
Roll: 217; Family History Film: 1254217; Page: 377D; Enumeration District: 061; Image: 0136
Rush, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, 22 Jun 1880
Davis, O S, 33, minister, b. VT
Davis, Clarria, 32, wife, keeping house, b. Canada [sic], father b. NY, mother b. NY
Davis, Thomas D, 9, son, b. WI, father b. VT, mother b. CT [sic]
Davis, Lewis O, 5, son, b. WI, father b. VT, mother b. CT. [sic]
- "Michigan, Wills and Probate Records, 1784–1980" (Ancestry image), John D Sackett, Probate Court, Ionia, Michigan, 1893.
- 1900 United States census
Roll 1790, p. 4B, Enumeration District 42, FHL microfilm 1241790
Little Grant Township, Grant, Wisconsin, 20 Jun 1900
Davis, Otis S, head, b. Aug 1845, 54, m. 32y, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT, minister, house rented
Davis, Clara A, wife, b. Feb 1847, 53, m. 32y, b. CT, father b. NY, mother b. NY
Davis, Mary E, dau, b. Nov 1884, 15, b. WI, father b. VT, mother b. CT, at school.
- 1910 United States census
Roll: T624_404; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0179; FHL microfilm: 1374417
Pleasant, Hardin County, Iowa, 6/9 May 1910
Davis, Otis, head, 64, m. 40y, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT, preacher, Evangelist
Davis, Clara, wife, 63, m. 40y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. KY (MA crossed out), father b. NY mother b. NY.
|Sackett line||8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||7 May 2017|