Albert Henderson Sackett

(1861-1939)
FatherJohn Sackett (1833-1908)
MotherJulia Maria Clark (c 1837-)
Albert Henderson Sackett, actor, son of John Sackett and Julia Maria Clark, was born in Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 26 April 1861.1,2 He died aged 78 in New York CityG, on 4 May 1939.3 He married Jeannette Sanderson.2
     In 1870 Albert was living at Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents John and Julia, and was recorded in the census as Albert Sackett, attending school, aged seven and born in Massachusetts.4
     In 1880 he was living at Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents John and Julia, and was recorded as Albert H Sacket, skate shop worker, single, aged 19 and born in Massachusetts.5
     In 1900 he was living at 7th Street, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Albert Sackett, a variety actor, head of household, aged 39 and born in Massachusetts. His house was rented. Living with him were his wife Jeanette, 32, and their daughter Julia, aged 12. Also in the household was a female boarder.6
     In 1910 he was living at West 34th Street, Manhattan, New York CityG, and was recorded as Albert H Sackett, a theatrical actor, head of household, married, aged 45 and born in Massachusetts. His house was rented. Living with him were his wife Jeanette, 43, and their married daughter Julia E Sloan, aged 22.7

Children of Albert Henderson Sackett and Jeannette Sanderson

Reference6120.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, v142, p20, birth, "26 April 1861, Albert Sackett, female , b. Northampton, s. John & Julia Sackett, of Northampton, father carpenter, both parents b. Northampton."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6120. Albert Henderson Sackett, b. 1861; m. Jeannette Sanderson."
  3. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), The Hartford Courant, Connecticut, 5 May 1939, "Albert H. Sackett. / Longmeadow, Mass., May 4.—(AP.)—Word was received tonight that Albert Henderson Sackett, 78, retired actor and father of the radio and stage star, Julia Sanderson, died today in New York City, where he was being treated for an illness. In recent years he made his home here with his daughter and her husband, Frank Crumit. / A native of Northampton, Sackett made his first stage appearance with James O'Neill, father of playwright Eugene O'Neill. He was in the original company of "Brewster's Millions" and also played in "Katinka," "Somebody's Sweetheart," "Misleading Lady," and other favorites. He retired 12 years ago. / Private funeral services will be held Sunday at Springfield where he will be buried."
  4. 1870 Census for United States, M593_621/403/348
    Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    1821/1985
    Sackett, John, 37, machinist, $3,000, $1,500, b. Mass
    Sackett, Julia, 32, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Emma, 13, at home, b. Mass, attending school
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 11, at home, b. Mass, attending school
    Sackett, Albert, 7, at home, b. Mass, attending school
    Sackett, Charles, 1, at home, b. Mass
    1822/1986
    Sackett, Justus, 63, laborer, $4,000, $1,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Electa, 62, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Annie, 39, keeping house, b. Mass.
  5. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1254536, NA T9-0536/282A
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    John Sacket, head, married, 46, b. MA, skate maker, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Julia Sacket, wife, 41, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Edward B Sacket, son, single, 21, b. MA, skate shop, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Albert H Sacket, son, single, 19, b. MA, skate shop, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Eugene C Sacket, son, 10, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Justus Sacket, father, married, 76, b. MA, at home, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Electa Sacket, mother, married, 75, b. MA, at home, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Ann E Sacket, sister, single, 49, b. MA, at home, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), T623_1457, p. 9B
    7th St, Philadelphia Ward 13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Albert, head, b. Mar 1871.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), T624_1044, p. 31A, FHL 1375057
    West 34th Street, Manhattan Ward 20, New York, New York
    Sackett, Albert H, head, 45, m1. 24y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, actor theatrical, house rented
    Sackett, Jeanette E, wife, 43, m1. 24y, 2 ch, 1 living, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sloan, Julia E, dau, 22, m1. 3y, no ch, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, actress theatrical.
Last Edited11 May 2011