Russell Rhoads Sackett1

(1877-1952)
FatherWinfield Scott Sackett (1849-1916)
MotherSarah Pharmer "Sally" Abram (1849-1927)
Russell Rhoads Sackett, son of Winfield Scott Sackett and Sarah Pharmer "Sally" Abram, was born in Frankford, Philadelphia County, PennsylvaniaG, on 16 April 18772 and baptized at St Mark's Episcopal Church, FrankfordG, on 24 February 1878.2 He died aged 74 at home at 4316 Higbee Street, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, on 10 March 1952 and was buried at Oakland Cemetery, PhiladelphiaG, on 13 March 1952.3 He married in PhiladelphiaG, in 1899, Lillian May Wilson.4 Lillian was born in PennsylvaniaG, on 21 September 1878.5 She died aged 79 at home at 9239 Academy Road, PhiladelphiaG, on 6 June 1958 and was buried at Oakland Cemetery, PhiladelphiaG, on 10 June 1958.6
     In 1880 Russell was living in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Winfield and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Russell R Sackett, aged three and born in Pennsylvania.7
     In 1900 he was living at Bellmore Avenue, PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Russell Sackett, an insurance agent, head of household, aged 23. He rented his home. Living with him was his wife Lillian, 21.8
     Russell was listed in the Philadelphia City Directories of 1902 and 1916 as an insurance agent.9
     In 1910 he was living at Oxford Pike, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Russell Sacket, an insurance agent, head of household, aged 33. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillian, 32, and their children, Mildred, 5, Russell Jr, 3, and Virginia, aged one. The family were living next door to Russell's parents Winfield and Sarah.10
     Russell completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 41 and was living at 4608 Paul Street, Frankford, Philadelphia County, PennsylvaniaG with his wife Lillian. He was a salesman at the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.11
     In 1920 he was living at Paul Street, PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Russell Sackett, an insurance agent, head of household, aged 42. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillian, 41, and their children, Mildred, 14, Russell, 12, and Virginia, aged ten.12
     In 1930 he was living in PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Russell R Sackett, a life insurance salesman, head of household, aged 52. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillian, 51, their unmarried daughter Virginia, 21, and their son Russell, 23, with his wife Gladys, 22.13

Children of Russell Rhoads Sackett and Lillian May Wilson

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 30466 Russell Rhoads Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Matthew Castillo.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Baptisms Registers, "Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708–1985", Pennsylvania, digital image, Ancestry.com, "24 Feb 1878, at St Mark's Episcopal Church, Frankford, Philadelphia, Russell Rhoad Sackett, b. 16 Apr 1877, s. of Winfield Scott Sackett & Sarah Pharmer Sackett, sponsors: the mother & Annie [?] Sackett."
  3. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Russell Rhodes, d. 4316 Higbee St, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, 10 Mar 1952, res. 4316 Higbee St, b. Philadelphia, 16 Apr 1877, age 74, insurance agent, Metropolitan Ins Co, father Winfield Sackett, mother Sarah Abrams, informant Lillian M Sackett, 4316 Higbee St, cause R Hemiplegia (recurrent), bur. Oakland, Philadelphia, 13 Mar 1952."
  4. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885–1951", database, Ancestry.com, "1899, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Russell R Sackett & Lillian M Wilson."
  5. Death record.
  6. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Lillian May, d. 9239 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA, 6 Jun 1958, res. 9239 Academy Rd, widowed, b. PA, 21 Sep 1878, age 79, housewife, father John Wilson, mother unk, informant Nelson Sackett, 3108 Fordham Rd, cause cardiac failure, bur. Oakland Cemetery, Phila, 10 Jun 1958."
  7. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1255182 NA T9-1182/127A
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Winfield S. Sackett, head, married, 30, b. PA, vendue clerk, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sarah P. Sackett, wife, 30, b. PA, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Anna I. Sackett, dau, 9, b. PA, going to school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Florence V. Sackett, dau, 6, b. PA, going to school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Russell R. Sackett, son, 3, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0609
    Bellmore Ave, Philadelphia Ward 25, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 6/7 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Russell, head, b. Apr 1877, 23, m. 6 mo, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, insurance, home rented
    Sackett, Lillian, wife, b. Sep 1878, 21, m. 6 mo, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Philadelphia City Directory, 1902, "Sackett Russell, ins, h Oxford rd n Parry's la, Oxford Church."; 1916, "Sackett Russell R ins agt h 4608 Paul Fkd."
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1404; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0857; FHL microfilm: 1375417
    Oxford Pike, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 20 Apr 1910
    Sacket, Russell, head, 33, m. 10y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, agent, insurance, home rented
    Sacket, Lillian M, wife, 32, m. 10y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Mildred S, dau, 5, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Russell N Jr, son, 3, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Virginia A, dau, 1, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    [Next door to Winfield S Sacket].
  11. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Roll 1907638. Draft Board 18.
    "Serial 4385, order 2667, Russell Rhodes Sackett [signed Russell Rhoads Sackett], of 4608 Paul St, Fkd [Frankford], Phila, Pa, age 41, b. 16 Apr 1877, white, native born, salesman (life ins), Metropolitan Life Ins Co, at 4437 Fkd Ave, Fkd, Phila, Pa, nok Lillian M Sackett, of 4608 Paul St. Registrant of short ht, med build, blue eyes, brown hair. Reg Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 12 Sep 1918."
  12. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1625; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 665
    Paul Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 12 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Russell, head, home rented, 42, married, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, agent, insurance
    Sackett, Lillian, wife, 41, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Mildred, dau, 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Russell, son, 12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Virginia, dau, 10, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  13. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 26A; Enumeration District: 1015
    23rd Ward, Philadelpia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 21 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Russell R, head, home rented $40 pm, 52, m. at 22, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, salesman, life insurance
    Sackett, Lillian M, wife, 51, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Virginia J, dau, 21, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, knitter, hosiery mill
    Sackett, Russell N, son, 23, m. at 22, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, electrician, electric shop
    Sackett, Gladys M, dau-in-law, 22, m. at 20, b. PA, father b. England, mother b. PA, knitter, hosiery mill.
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Last Edited11 May 2018