Colonel Holland Sackett Duell

(1881-1942)
FatherCharles Holland Duell (1850-)
MotherHarriet M Sackett (1854-)
Holland Sackett Duell (1881- )
Colonel Holland Sackett Duell, lawyer, New York State Senator, son of Charles Holland Duell and Harriet M Sackett, was born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York StateG, on 29 January 1881.1 He died aged 61 in Larchmont, Westchester County, New York StateG, on 25 November 1942.1 He married first at the Collegiate Church, New York CityG, on 29 September 1904, Mabel Halliwell, daughter of Charles Eliezer Halliwell and Anne Brown.2,3 Mabel was born in St. Louis, MissouriG, on 9 December 1882.1 They were divorced in Westchester County, New York StateG on 25 August 1925. He married second in London, EnglandG, on 1 September 1925, Emilie Brown.4
     Colonel Duell served in the First World War as major of the Thirtieth Field Artillery, Seventy-seventh Division, succeeding to the command of his regiment in reserve. He won the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry in action.4

Children of Colonel Holland Sackett Duell and Mabel Halliwell

  • Charles Halliwell Duell b. 1905
  • Helen Duell b. 1906
  • Holland Sackett Duell b. 1908
  • Harriet Anne Duell b. 1910
  • Halliwell Ledyard Duell b. 1912
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), New York Times, 30 September 1904, "Duell—Halliwell. / The wedding of Holland Sackett Duell to Miss Mabel Halliwell took place at the Collegiate Church last evening, the Rev. Dr. Donald Mackay officiating. / Mr. Duell is a former resident of Syracuse and is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Duell. He was graduated at Yale in the class of 1902 and from the New York Law School of 1904. Miss Halliwell is the daughter of Charles E. Halliwell, Vice President and General Manager of the Continental Tobacco Company, formerly a resident of St Louis Mo. / Owing the very serious illness of Mr. Halliwell's mother the invitations to the wedding and reception were recalled and only the relatives and a few intimate friends were present."
  3. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), New York Times, 30 September 1904, "Duell—Halliwell.—On Thursday, Sept. 29, 1904, by the Rev. Donald Sage Mackay, Miss Mabel, daughter of Mr. Charles E. Halliwell, to Mr. Holland Sackett Duell."
  4. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), New York Times, 2 September 1925.
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