Lewis Packett

Their Story

Estimated birth year:1832
Marital Status:N
Real Estate Value:0
Value of Personal Estate:0
Family Number:212
House Number:212
Household Members:
 Lewis Mason   52
 Celestina Bates   27
 Edward Packett   20
 Lewis Packett   18
 John Bates   7
 Eliabeth Bates   6
 Julia A Bates   4
 Sarah Bates   2
 George Bates   0

Lewis Packett also spelled Louis Paquet was born Oct. 27 1831 and was a farmer of Section 32 in Shullsburg. He farmed and mined until 1855 and then went to California in search of gold. He returned to Shullsburg in 1864. He owned 75 acres and was the Treasurer of the school district for 9 years. He married Elizabeth Brady of New Diggings in 1864 and they had 8 children: John D.,George L.,Edward,Alice A.,Charles A.,Ida ,Peter H.,and Sarah E.

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