Blair B Sackett

(1868-1937)
FatherRobert L Sackett (1821-1894)
MotherSarah Anne Jackson (1832-1898)
Blair B Sackett, son of Robert L Sackett and Sarah Anne Jackson, was born in PennsylvaniaG, in March 1868.1 He died aged 69 at the Fairview Private Hospital, Bradford, McKean County, PennsylvaniaG, on 24 September 19372 and was buried at Salem, Jefferson County, PennsylvaniaG, on 26 September 1937.2 Blair had a son, Marvin Clifford, born in Clearfield County, PennsylvaniaG on 20 June 1907 to Vera Viola Oshell. Vera subsequently married Sutton Berlin Williams and Marvin was brought up with the adoptive surname of Williams.3 Blair married in about 1914, Lola L Newman, daughter of Samuel H Newman and Ida M ___.1 Lola was born in PennsylvaniaG, in about 1881.1 She died aged 91 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, in December 1972.4
     In 1870 Blair was living at Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Robert and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Blair B Sackett, aged two and born in Pennsylvania.5
     In 1880 he was living at Front Street, Sligo, Clarion County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Robert and Sarah, and was recorded as Blair B Sackett, aged twelve and born in Pennsylvania.6
     In 1900 he was a patient at the State Hospital for the Insane, Conewango, Warren County, PennsylvaniaG and was listed as Blair B Sackett, single, aged 32.7
     Blair was listed in the 1909 Bradford City Directory. He was a laborer living at 194 High Street, BradfordG.8
     Blair and Lola were listed in the 1913 Bradford City Directory. He was a laborer and they were living at 116 High Street, BradfordG.9
     In 1920 he was living at 116 High Street, BradfordG, and was recorded as Blair Sacett [sic], a laborer in a carbon works, head of household, aged 45 [actually 51]. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Lola, 38, and their son Oakley, aged four.10
     In 1930 he was living at 116 High Street, BradfordG, and was recorded as Blair Sackett, a laborer in a lumber yard, head of household, aged 64. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Lola, 48, and their son Oakley, aged 14.11
     Blair died intestate. Letters of administration of his estate were granted in McKean County, PennsylvaniaG on 24 January 1938 to his wife Lola.12

Child of Blair B Sackett and Vera Viola Oshell

Child of Blair B Sackett and Lola L Newman

ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart
Reference9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Blair, d. Fairview Private Hospital, Bradford, McKean County, PA, 24 Sep 1937, res. Bradford 35y, res. 116 High St, 5th Ward, married, b. 3 Mar 1868, age 69-6-21, retired, Tuna Mfg Mill (for 35y), last worked Apr 1935, b. Tyrone, PA, father Robert Lee Sackett b. USA, mother Sarah Jane Jackson b. USA, informant wife Lola L Sackett, Bradford, cause carcinoma of bladder, bur. Salem, Jefferson County, PA, 26 Sep 1937."
  3. Email from Carol Hornung to Chris Sackett, Dec 2016, citing birth certificate in possession of Carol Hornung, a descendant of Marvin Williams, "Marvin Clifford Oshell, b. 20 Jun 1907, Clearfield County, PA, father Blair Sacket, mother Vera Viola Oshel."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Lola Sackett, b. Oct 8, 1881, d. Dec, 1972, SSN 166-22-8842 issued PA, residence Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15234, county Allegheny."
  5. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_1349, p. 846B, Image 759, FHL Film 552848
    Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, 1 Jun 1870
    Sackett, R L, 48, laborer, real estate $400, personal estate $100, b. PA
    Sackett, Sarah A, 38, keeping house, b. PA
    Sackett, Geo H, 19, laborer, b. PA
    Sackett, Frank, 14, b. PA
    Sackett, Ada F, 12, b. PA
    Sackett, John S, 10, b. PA
    Sackett, Harry E, 6, b. PA
    Sackett, Blair B, 2, b. PA.
  6. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1117, FHL film 1255117, p. 262A, Enumeration District 075, Image 0529
    Front Street, Sligo, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, 16 Jun 1880
    Robert L Sackett, 59, laborer, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sarah A Sackett, 48, wife, keeping house, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Blair B Sackett, 12, son, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Flora B Sackett, 8, dau, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  7. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1492; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0132; FHL microfilm: 1241492
    State Hospital for the Insane, Conewango, Warren County, Pennsylvania, 23 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Blair B, b. Mar 1868, 32, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  8. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bradford, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1909, "Sackett Blair B lab, res 194 High."
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bradford, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1913, "Sackett Blair B (Lola L) lab, h 116 High."
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1600; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 266
    116 High St, Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania, 6/7 Jan 1920
    Sacett, Blair, head, home owned free of mortgage, 45, married, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. US, laborer, carbon wks
    Sacett, Lolia L, wife, 38, b. PA, father b. DC, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Okley M, son, 4 7/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2079; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0009; Image: 327.0; FHL microfilm: 2341813
    116 High Street, Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Blair, head, home owned $3,000, 64, m. at 46, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer, lumber yard
    Sackett, Lola, wife, 48, m. at 30, b. PA, father b. DC, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Oakley, son, 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  12. "Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683–1993", digital image, Ancestry.com, Index to Registers, McKean County, PA, "Sackett, Blair b, decd, Lola L Sackett, adm, book J, p305, letters of adm 24 Jan 1938."
Last Edited22 January 2017