Richard Henry Sackett

FatherRichard Sackett (c 1807-)
MotherElsie Eighmay (c 1812-)
Marriage1864Mary Ellen Bosley3,4
Richard Henry Sackett, later known as Henry, son of Richard Sackett and Elsie Eighmay, was born in New York StateG on 4 December 1834.1 He died aged 86 in Manton, Wexford County, MichiganG, on 3 November 19212 and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, MantonG.5 He married in about 1864, Mary Ellen Bosley, daughter of Richard Bosley and Ann M ___.3,4 Mary was born in IndianaG in about 1842.4
     In 1850 Richard was living in Crete, Will County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Richard and Elsie, and was recorded in the census as Richard H Sackett, aged 14 and born in New York.6
     In 1860 he was living in Amity, Allegany County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Richard and Elsie, and was recorded as Henry Sacket, a laborer on the home farm, aged 24.7
     In 1870 he was living in Westchester, Porter County, IndianaG, and was recorded as Henry Sacket, a day laborer, aged 33. Living with him were his wife Mary, 28, and their children, George, 5, and Charles, aged one. There were also two Bosley children in the household.8
     In 1880 he was living in WestchesterG and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a worker in a sawmill, head of household, aged 44. Living with him were his wife Mary, 37, and their children, George, 14, Charles, 11, Willie, 7, Elsie, 5, and Richard, aged one. Mary's sister Nettie Bosley, 22, was also in the household.9
     According to son Charles's obituary, Henry and Mary moved with their family from Indiana to Michigan, in 1887. It would appear that Mary had died by 1900 although a record has not been found.
     In 1900 Henry was living at Cedar Creek, Wexford County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 64. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his children, Charles, 28 [30], Elsie, 25, and June, aged 16.10
     In 1910 he was living at Cedar CreekG and was recorded as Henry Sackett, of independent means, head of household, a widower, aged 74. He owned his home. Living with him were his unmarried children, Charles, 38 [40], and Elsie, 34.11
     In 1920 he was living at Senneth Street, Cedar CreekG, in the household of his son Charles, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, aged 83, a widower.12

Children of Richard Henry Sackett and Mary Ellen Bosley

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death certificate has b. 4 Dec 1834. 1900 census has Apr 1836.
  2. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Henry, d. Manton, Wexford, Michigan, 3 Nov 1921, aged 86-10-29, widowed, b. New York, 4 Dec 1834, farmer, wife Mary, father unk, mother unk, informant Charles Sackett, Manton, cause diabetic gangrene, bur. Fairview Cemetery, Manton, 5 Nov 1921."
  3. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  4. Census.
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_133, p. 164
    Crete, Will, Illinois
    37/37 (19 Sep)
    Sackett, Richard, 43, m, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Elsie, 38, f, b. NY
    Sackett, John, 19, m, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Sarah J, 16, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Richard H., 14, m, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles, 12, m, b. NY
    Sackett, Mariah, 8, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Franklin, 4, m, b. NY.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_718, p 661, FHL film 803718
    Amity, Allegany County, New York, 7 Aug 1860
    Sacket, R, 53, farmer, personal estate $300, b. NY
    Sacket, Elisa, 48, b. NY
    Sacket, Sarah, 26, domestic, b. NY
    Sacket, Henry, 24, farm h, b. NY
    Sacket, Mariah, 18, domestic, b. NY
    Sacket, Franklin, 14, b. NY
    Sacket, Wm, 9, b. IL
    Sacket, Mary, 6, b. IL.
  8. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_351, p 183B, FHL film
    Westchester, Porter County, Indiana
    Sacket, Henry, 33, day laborer, personal estate $125, b. NY
    Sacket, Mary, 28, keeping house, b. IN
    Sacket, George, 5, b. IN
    Sacket, Charles, 1, b. IN
    Bosly, Clarence, 16, b. IN
    Bosly, Nettie, 12, b. IN.
  9. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254304 NA T9-0304/388D
    Westchester, Porter, Indiana
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 44, b. NY, works in sawmill, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Mary Sackett, wife, 37, b. IN, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    George Sackett, son, 14, b. IN, at school, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Charles Sackett, son, 11, b. IN, at school, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Willie Sackett, son, 7, b. IN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Elsie Sackett, dau, 5, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Richard Sackett, son, 1, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Nettie Bosley, sister-in-law, single, 22, b. IN, servant, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  10. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 755, p 4, Enumeration District 0120, FHL microfilm 1240755
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 5 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Henry, head, b. Apr 1836, 64, m. 30y, farm laborer, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Elsie, daughter, b. Oct 1874, 25, single, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, June, daughter, b. Jun 1883, 16, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Charles, son, b. Aug 1871, 28, single, machine hand planing mill, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI.
  11. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_666, p 4B, Enumeration District 0143, FHL microfilm 1374679
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan
    Sackett, Henry, head, 74, wd, own income, b. NY, father b. United States, mother b. United States, home owned
    Sackett, Chas, son, 38, single, teamster, cast block factory, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Elsie, daughter, 34, single, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
  12. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_798, p 4A, Enumeration District 214
    Senneth St, Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan
    Sacket, Charles, head, 48, single, teamster, produce business, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home owned
    Sacket, Henry, father, 83, wd, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
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