Gordon Russell Sackett

(1895-1990)
FatherWilliam George Sackett1 (1869-)
MotherMary Jane Eliza McLean1 (1871-1928)
Gordon Russell Sackett (1895–1990) & Elsie Pocock on their engagement, Toronto, Canada
(Src: George Sackett)
Gordon Sackett gallery
Gordon Russell Sackett, son of William George Sackett and Mary Jane Eliza McLean, was born in Swinton Park, Grey County, Ontario, CanadaG, on 6 October 1895.2,3,4 He died aged 94 in Midland, OntarioG, on 14 March 1990.5 He married in Toronto, York County, OntarioG, on 16 December 1916, Elsie Ellen Pocock, daughter of George Pocock.6 Gordon and Elsie were married for 73 years 2 months 26 days. Elsie was born in Havant, Hampshire, EnglandG, on 14 November 1899.7,8 She died aged 100 years 3 months 14 days in Midland, Ontario, CanadaG, on 28 February 2000.9
     In 1901 Gordon was living at Egremont, Grey South, OntarioG, in the household of his parents William and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Gordon Sackett, aged five, born 6 October 1895.3
     In 1911 he was living in EgremontG, in the household of his parents William and Mary, and was recorded as Gordon Sackett, aged 15, born October 1895 in Ontario.10
     In 1921 he was living at Lambton Mills, Etobicoke, York County, OntarioG, and was recorded as Gordon Sackett, a carpenter, married, aged 26 and born in Ontario. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Elsie, 21, and their children, Russell, aged four, and Gerald, aged nine months.11,12 [Gordon was also listed, apparently in error, as resident in his parents' home in Toronto]

Children of Gordon Russell Sackett and Elsie Ellen Pocock

Sackett Family Association descendants
George Sackett.
ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Emails from Mary Lou Sackett to Chris Sackett, February 2005.
  2. "Ontario, Canada, Births, 1869–1913", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Township of Proton, Grey County, Ontario, 26 Oct 1895, Gordon Russell Sackett, s. of William Sackett & Mary McLean, father a laborer, informant Wm Sackett, of Swinton Park, reg. 13 Nov 1895."
  3. 1901 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), T-6470/66/d-4/4/38
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    William Sackett, head, married, 31, b. 20 Dec 1869
    Mary Sackett, wife, 30, b. 26 Mar 1871
    Sylva M Sackett, dau, 11, b. 20 Oct 1889
    Lilian Sackett, dau, 8, b. 8 Jun 1892
    Olive Sackett, dau, 7, b. 12 Sep 1893
    Gordon Sackett, son, 5, b. 6 Oct 1895
    Edna Sackett, dau, 2, b. 22 Nov 1898
    Alva E Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. 21 Feb 1901.
  4. Marriage record.
  5. Emails from Arabella Sackett to Chris Sackett, February 2005.
  6. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "16 Dec 1916, at Toronto, York County, Ontario, Gordon Russell Sackett, 21, of City of Toronto, b. Swinton Park, Grey County, bachelor, mechanic, Presbyterian, father William George [Sackett], mother Mary Maclean; to Elsie Ellen Pocock, 18, of City of Toronto, b. Sussex, England, spinster, cook, Presbyterian, father George Pocock, mother "can't say, died when I was a baby". Witnesses: J Lloyd Brown, Teressa M Brown, both of 427 Dundas St, Toronto."
  7. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG13, piece 977, folio 74, p. 20
    5 Castle Road, Havant, Hampshire
    George Pocock, head, wid, 38, brickmaker, b. Sussex, Portfield
    Ge??ie Pocock, dau, 14, b. Sussex, Portfield
    Albert Pocock, son, 12, b. Sussex, Portfield
    Ellie Pocock, dau, 8, b. Hants, Havant
    Jack Pocock, son, 6, b. Hants, Havant
    Edith M Pocock, 4, b. Hants, Havant
    Elsie N Pocock, 1, b. Hants, Havant.
  8. Emails from Arabella Sackett to Chris Sackett, March 2014.
  9. "Toronto Star Obituaries, Ontario, Canada," database, Ancestry.com, "Elsie (Pocock) Sackett d. 28 Feb 2000 in 101st year. Spouse: late Gordon. Children: Gerald Sackett, Betty (Norman) Tumber, late Russell Sackett. Grandchildren: George Sackett, Adalene Osland, John Sackett, Pat Stocks, Allan Tumber, late Jerry Sackett, late Gary Tumber. 21 great-grandchildren. 17 great-great-grandchildren. Lakeview Cem, Midland, Ontario."
  10. 1911 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Page 9, Family No: 100
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    Sackett, William, pt lot 25 con 18, head, married, b. Dec 1869, 41, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian, labourer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Mary Jane, wife, b. Mar 1870, 40, Ontario, origin Scotch, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lillie, dau, single, b. Jun 1891, 20, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Gordon, son, b. Oct 1895, 15, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Edna, dau, b. Nov 1898, 12, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Ettie, dau, b. Feb 1901, 10, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lawrence, son, b. Nov 1903, 8, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, b. Jul 1908, 2, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian.
  11. 1921 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG 31, folder 102, p. 13
    Lambton Mills, Etobicoke (Township), York West, Ontario
    Sackett, Gordon, home rented, married, 26, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Canadian national, Presb, carpenter
    Sackett, Elsie, wife, 21, b. England, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng, Canadian national, Presb
    Sackett, Russel, son, 4, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Eng, Canadian national, Presb
    Sackett, Gerald, son, 9/12, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Eng, Canadian national, Presb.
  12. 1921 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG 31, folder 78, p. 15
    6 Afton Ave, Toronto (City), Parkdale, Ontario
    Sackett, William G, home owned, head, married, 51, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, carpenter
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, 50, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Presby
    Sackett, Sylvia M, dau, single, 31, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, single, 30, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Olive, dau, single, 27, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Gordon R, son, single, 26, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, machinist
    Sackett, Edna B, dau, single, 22, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Etta A, dau, single, 19, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, bookkeeper
    Sackett, Laurence, son, 17, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 12, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng.
Last Edited2 April 2014