1835 - 1918 (83 years)
||Rennick, Elizabeth |
||7 Apr 1835
||Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK 
||17 Sep 1918
||Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA 
||Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA 
||7 Sep 2015 |
||Rennick, Francis, d. Bef 1850, Illinois, USA |
||___, Margaret, d. Oct 1849, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA |
||2 children |
| ||1. Rennick, Elizabeth, b. 7 Apr 1835, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK , d. 17 Sep 1918, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 83 years)|
| ||2. Rennick, Jane Ann, d. Unknown|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Sackett, Reuben R., b. 29 Nov 1825, Hanover Township, Butler County, Ohio, USA , d. 13 Feb 1904, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 78 years) |
||19 Nov 1857
||Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, USA
- Reuben Sackett and Eliza Renick Book B Page 152
Issued November 18 S. D. 1857
A. Sackett ________ the License and voucher
bothe over age.
Jo Daviess County Illinois; November 19, 1857.
I E. M, Bowing an ordained Elder hereby certify, that on this day I joined in Marriage Mr. Reubin Sackett with Mis Eliza Renick agreeably to the authority given in the above License. E. M. Bowing
The wedding was in the home of Reuben's brother, Alfred M. Sackett, in Galena, IL.
| ||1. Sackett, Nettie L., b. 9 Aug 1858, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, USA , d. 10 Sep 1887, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 29 years)|
| ||2. Sackett, Sarah Jane, b. 27 Oct 1860, Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, USA , d. 18 Oct 1945, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 84 years)|
| ||3. Sackett, Hattie E., b. 13 Oct 1862, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA , d. 12 May 1892, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 29 years)|
| ||4. Sackett, Rosella M., b. 1864, d. 9 Oct 1946, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 82 years)|
| ||5. Sackett, Mary, b. 1870, d. 28 Dec 1943, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA (Age 73 years)|
| ||6. Sackett, Anna, d. Unknown|
| ||7. Sackett, Ida Florin, d. 9 Dec 1879, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA |
| ||8. Sackett, Francis Reuben, d. 8 Aug 1873|
| ||9. Sackett, William H., b. Aft 1858, d. Unknown|
||25 Jan 2009 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Born - 7 Apr 1835 - Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK
|Married - 19 Nov 1857 - Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, USA
|Child - Sackett, Nettie L. - 9 Aug 1858 - Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, USA
|Child - Sackett, Sarah Jane - 27 Oct 1860 - Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, USA
|Child - Sackett, Hattie E. - 13 Oct 1862 - Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
|Died - 17 Sep 1918 - Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
|Buried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
||Rennick Elizabeth "Eliza"|
Created by: Alvin Oglesby
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46705772
Headstone added by Bob & Nancy Cannon
- One of 9 chldren, all born in Farnas Collogne (a farm), Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. She came with her family to America when she was about ten years old. The story goes that the family left Ireland because of the war. The sons used to have to take turns sitting up all night burading the farm with a rifle. The family was strict Protestant. Thay came across the sea on a sailing ship and the trip took about six months. After arriving in New Orleans, LA. the Rennicks took a river boat up the Mississippi River to Rock Island, IL.
The mother died of "ship fever" shortly after arrival in this country. The date and place of death was October 1849 in Rock Island, Rock Island Co., IL. The father, Francis Rennick, died around 1850. The children were taken in to different homes to live. Eliza and her sister Alicia were raised by the Joseph Russell Jones family of Galena. Joseph Russell Jones was a Republican Rep. in the 22ns General Assembly in 1860 and later U. S. Minister to Belgium.
1850 Census Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, Galena Township; December 11, 1850; page 189 B; Lines 2-8; household 2991.
Joseph Jones 27 M Merchant 1000 Ohio
Elizabeth Jones 19 F Arkansas
Russell Jones 1 M Illinois
Alice Renick 16 F Ireland
Eliza Renick 14 F Ireland
Maria Ozmah ? 50 F New York
William French 24 M Bookkeeper Maryland
Daily Public Feb. 17 1917
Mrs. Eliza Sackett is 81 Years Old Today
Relatives surprise her this afternoon
moved to Clinton first year of civil war
Mrs. Eliza Sackett who has been a resident of Clinton since 1861 today passed her eighty first birthday and in honor of the event a number of her relatives came in and surprised her this afternoon. They spent the afternoon hours in doing sewing and fancy work and in social conversation.
Mrs. Sackett was born in Ireland and when at the age of ten years came to America with her parents settling in Rock Island Illinois. They lived there for a while later moving to Galena and it was in that city Mrs. Sackett spent most of her early life. She was married to Reuben Sackett while residing in Galena and in 1861, they moved to Clinton where Mr. Sackett entered business for himself. He was in business here for many years and considered a very successful one. His death occurred about twelve years ago. They were the parents of nine children, six of whom are dead. The surviving children are, Mrs, E. Fredrickson, North Madison Street, Mrs. Ellis I. Day, and Mrs. W. A. Golze, 212 East Washington Street, with whom Mrs. Sackett makes her home. Mrs. Day the daughter is at present with her husband spending the winter in California and other southern Points.
Mrs. Sackett has been a life long member of the Methodist church, being a member of the Willing Workers Sunday school class, She is very active for her age and is enjoying the best of health. She has for many years been a constant reader of the Daily Public.
Clinton Daily Public Tuesday Sept. 17 1918
Mrs. Eliza Sackett is Called to Rest
Prominent Pioneer and One of Community's Most Respected Citizens Dies at 9:30 Last Night
The Old Grim Reaper laid its hand upon the brow of one of Clinton's best known and most respected citizens, Mrs. Eliza Sackett, who was called to her reward last night at 9:40 o'clock. A short but fatal attack of bronchial Pneumonia preceded her demise. She was 83 years old at the time of her death. Mrs. Sackett was a pioneer resident of this community and had a host of friends who sincerely mourn her loss.
Mrs Eliza Sackett, nee Rennick, was born April 7, 1835, in county Fermanaugh in Ireland and came to America on a sailboat when she was only six years old. The trip across the waters consumed about six months, for in those days water transportation was extremely slow. Mrs. Sackett was one of a family of thirteen children.
On Nov. 19, 1857, the then Miss Rennick was united in marriage to Reuben Sackett at Galena, Illinois, and with her husband in the year 1862 moved to Clinton to make this town their home. For the following fifty six years Mrs. Sackett had made the family residence at 212 East Washington Street her only home.
Mrs. Sackett was the mother of nine children, all of whom, with the exception of Mayme, Sadie, and Rosie are deceased. These have married and Mayme is the wife of W. A. Golze, Rosie is the wife of Ellis Day, and Sadie is the widow of the late E. A. Frederickson. For many years Mrs. Sackett made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Golze. The children who have died were Nettie, Anna, Ida, Flora, Francis R. and William He Mrs. Jennie Taylor, 1004 East Main Street, a sister, is the only surviving member of Mrs. Sacketts family.
During her entire lifetime Mrs. Sackett had been a staunch supporter of the Methodist Episcopal church and was exceedingly active in the church circles. Both she and her late husband were active in the building of the present structure. Several days previous to her illness she was hostess to the Woman's Home Missionary society, of which she was a member. She was always considerate of other persons' feelings and was unusually kind and of a consoling disposition, She had acquired a host of friends in this community who will keenly feel her 1055. By deed and action she was a friend of all and it was her pleasure to speak naught but good of all.
The funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Thursday morning from the Methodist church with the pastor Rev. A.M. Wells, officiating. Burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery. Two grandchildren, Miss Marie Golze and Mrs R. H. Foard also survive.
Services for Mrs. Sackett
Large Number of Friends Pay Last
Tribute to Well Known Pioneer
Resident of Clinton
Sorrowing relatives and friends of the deceased largely attended the funeral services for the late Mrs. Eliza Sackett, held from the Methodist Church Thursday morning at 10:30. An eloquent tribute was paid the deceased by Rev. A. M. Wells, pastor of the church in his funeral sermon.
The choir, consisting of J. R. Bosserman, Peter Lundh, Royal C. Taylor and J. W. Perryman sang two of the deceased favorite hymns: There is No Night There and By Cool and Siloam's Shady Rill. The floral offerings were most profuse and beautiful.
The immediate surviving relatives are: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Golze, N. Marie Golze, Mr. and Mrs. E. I. Day, Mrs. Sadie Frederickson, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Foard, and Mrs. Jennie Taylor.
Those who attended the funeral services from a distance were:
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Booth, a niece and nephew, Springfield (Wm. D. Booth and Sarah Rennick) Mrs. Conde Bishop, a niece, Danville ( Lavancia Lee Rennick married Conde Bishop "Van" "Vane")
Mr. William Rogers, Bloomington ( Florine Sackett daughter of A. N. Sackett married Wm. Rogers)
Mrs. Ella Funk, niece, Bloomington ( Elenore R. Sackett daughter of A. M. Sackett married Wm. A. Funk)
Mrs. A. C. Wilcox, Mattoon
Mrs. Robert Johns, Pana
Mrs. E. Day, Bloomington
Mrs. Nellie Blackford
Miss Anna Taylor, Philadelphia
Interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery.
(Items in parenthesis were not in the newspaper article but added later for identification. - Laurie Young)
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