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Lysander A. Sackett
Garnavillo Twp.

Lysander A. Sackett, farmer, section 7, Garnavillo Township, was born in Litchfield County, Conn., in 1820, where he lived till ten years of age, when he removed with his parents, Moses and Cordelia (Fox) Sackett, to Ohio, where they resided until their death. In 1844 L. A. Sackett went to the State of Illinois, and in 1849 to California, where he lived till 1868, engaged in mining and lumbering. He came to Clayton County in 1869, and settled on a farm which he had purchased in 1856, when he returned temporarily from California. He bought his present farm in 1870. His wife, Harriet Colton, was born in Ohio. They have three daughters-- Lottie, born in California in 1860; Hattie, born in Michigan in 1865, and Nellie, born in 1870. Mr. Sackett's farm contains eighty acres of finely cultivated land.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 807
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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