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From: Sandy Berry <>
Subject: Re: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 14:53:01 -0400
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Yes so very very true.
Sandy

> From:
> To:
> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 11:38:18 -0700
> Subject: Re: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
>
> Yes, some of the spelling is a bit wild. However, when we take into
> consideration the fact that often the one doing the writing was spelling the
> name the way they heard the name spoken by the one giving the information.
> And the handwriting often proves to be difficult to decipher.
>
> For an example from the death certificate for Samuel: I read the name of his
> mother as "Mortha Milikan" and I noticed that the website has David indexed
> as David AND as Daniel.
>
> It helps make research interesting.
>
> Thurmon
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sandy Berry" <>
> To: "sackett" <>
> Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 5:06 AM
> Subject: Re: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
>
>
> >
> > Thurmon,
> >
> > Thank you, just like some death records the names are not spelled
> > correctly so I was going with what was in the record, family members go by
> > what they remember, even if it is wrong, it is pretty still pretty
> > amazing. I printed Joel B and Lena (Coble) Sackett's death certificates
> > and Mercy P. (Sackett) High's, would you like a copy? Next time I am in
> > Marcellus I will take a picture of Samuel's grave, so that we have the
> > correct information, sometimes the dates do not show up so well but a full
> > year is kind of mysterious.
> >
> >
> >
> > Sandy Berry
> >
> >> From:
> >> To:
> >> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 00:10:24 -0700
> >> Subject: Re: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
> >>
> >> Sandy,
> >>
> >> That is W#12971-Samuel B. Sackett, son of Dr. David Filer Sackett and
> >> Martha
> >> Milliken. He is I3860 in the Sackett database. His wife was Lucinda
> >> Frances
> >> Preston (1816-1882)
> >>
> >> The death record will help with some conflicting information I have from
> >> other sources. The DAR has his death as Apr. 1899 (DAR #161609). A
> >> cemetery
> >> transcription has his death year as 1898.
> >> http://www.interment.net/data/us/mi/cass/bly/bly%5Fs.htm
> >> Bly Cemetery, Marcellus, Cass County, Michigan
> >> Sackett, Samuel, b. 1810, d. 1898
> >>
> >> The one giving the information for the death certificate didn't have the
> >> correct information for the birthplace of Samuel's parents. David was
> >> born
> >> in Connecticut and Martha was born in Pennsylvania.
> >>
> >> Thurmon
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Sandy Berry" <>
> >> To: "sackett" <>
> >> Sent: Sunday, August 09, 2009 5:02 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> > Sackett Researchers:
> >> >
> >> > I found a death record at this site that I did not find in the
> >> > database,
> >> > please see the following:
> >> >
> >> > Samuel Sackett past away March 11, 1899, he was 88 years, 3 months, 11
> >> > days old
> >> > his death record states that he was a widow, was married at 22 years
> >> > old,
> >> > had 13 children,
> >> > of which 7 were living at the time of his death. His occupation is
> >> > listed
> >> > as Blacksmith.
> >> >
> >> > His death record states that his father was a David Sackett born Ohio
> >> > and that his mother was (this is an unusual name) Morlhese Milikass
> >> > born
> >> > Ohio
> >> > He is buried in the Bly Cemetery in Marcellus, Cass County Michigan.
> >> >
> >> > Marcellus is about 6 miles away from Volinia Township.
> >> >
> >> > He was married to Lucinda they can be found in the 1850, 1860 and 1870
> >> > census for Sherman Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan.
> >> >
> >> > 1850, Census Sherman Township, St Joseph County Michigan
> >> > Samuel Sackett 39 M Blacksmith 1000 Ohio
> >> > Lucinda Sackett 36 F "
> >> > Alfred Sackett 14 M Indiana
> >> > John Sackett 13 M "
> >> > Joseph Sackett 11 M Miss
> >> > Rebecca Ann Sackett 9 F Indiana
> >> > Zenus Sackett 6 M "
> >> > Samuel Sackett 1 M Mich
> >> >
> >> > 1860, Census Sherman Township, St Joseph County Michigan
> >> > Samuel Sackett 50 M Blacksmith 3125 750 Ohio
> >> > Lucinda Sackett 45 F Virginia
> >> > Zenus Sackett 16 M Indiana
> >> > Samuel Sackett 10 M Mich
> >> > Martha Sackett 8 F "
> >> > Willis Sackett 4 M "
> >> >
> >> > 1870, Census Sherman Township, St Joseph County Michigan
> >> > Sackett, Samuel 59 M Farmer Ohio
> >> > Sackett, Lucinda 56 F Keeping House Viriginia
> >> > Sackett, Joseph 30 M Farm Laborer Mississippi
> >> > Sackett, Ellen 26 F At Home Indiana
> >> > Sackett, Zenus 25 M Farm Laborer Indiana
> >> > Sackett, Willis 14 M Farm Laborer Michigan
> >> > Ellis, Eran 8 M Michigan
> >> > Sackett, Ida 3 F Michigan
> >> >
> >> > I also hope this will help someone that is searching for information in
> >> > Michigan.
> >> >
> >> > Sandy Berry
> >> >
> >> >> From:
> >> >> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 06:37:15 -0400
> >> >> To:
> >> >> Subject: [SACKETT] Sackett Michigan Death Records ONLINE
> >> >>
> >> >> For those of you who are researching the Sackett name is Michigan This
> >> >> site was sent to me by a cousin _Seeking Michigan_
> >> >> (http://seekingmichigan.org/) . There are 7 pages of actual death
> >> >> records
> >> >> for the Sackett and related
> >> >> families, listed from 1897 to 1920. Alot of the death records list
> >> >> father
> >> >> and maiden name of mother. DOB, place of birth.. Cause of death and so
> >> >> on...
> >> >>
> >> >> Click on site.. go to seek and type in the SACKETT name.. or other
> >> >> name
> >> >> you
> >> >> might be researching.. Hope this helps.
> >> >>
> >> >> Have a great day!!
> >> >> Paulette Wright
>
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