Martha Angelina Sack

16 October 1878–10 March 1961 (Age 82)
Platford Township, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Martha Angelina

When Martha Angelina Sack was born on 16 October 1878, in Platford Township, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States, her father, William C Sack, was 45 and her mother, Martha Ann Overton, was 39. She married Harrison P Phelps on 4 September 1893, in Sarpy, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Comstock, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and College View, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 10 March 1961, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Harrison P Phelps
Martha Angelina Sack
Marriage: 4 September 1893
Daniel C Phelps
Raymond H Phelps
Holus F Phelps

Spouse and Children

4 September 1893
Sarpy, Nebraska, United States



    Raymond H Phelps


    Holus F Phelps


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Frances Sack



    Louis E Sack



    Walter Scott Sack


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags, from Old English sacc, Middle High German sack, German Sack ‘sack’. Bahlow also suggests someone who carried sacks.2 German: topographic from Middle High German sack ‘sack’, ‘end of a valley or area of cultivation’.3 Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Zacharias.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie A Evans in household of Jason E Evans, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie A Evans in household of Jason E Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie Sack in household of Wm Sack, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

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