Reginald Lamphear Sackett

(1901-1964)
FatherJasper Lorenzo Sackett (1865-bef 1917)
MotherFlora Minerva Lamphear (c 1873-1957)
Reginald Lamphear Sackett, dance band leader, son of Jasper Lorenzo Sackett and Flora Minerva Lamphear, was born in Glens Falls, Warren County, New York StateG, on 19 May 1901.1 He died aged 63 in Melrose, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, on 24 May 19642,3,4 and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex CountyG.5 He married Doris Estes, daughter of Ivory Percy Estes and May F Barnes. Doris was born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, in about 1907.6 After Reginald's death, Doris married second Roland A Kenyon. She died aged 80 in Amherst, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 5 March 1988 and was buried at Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG.7
     In 1910 Reginald was living at Lebanon Street, Melrose, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Jasper and Flora, and was recorded in the census as Reginald L Sackett, aged eight and born in New York.8
     In 1920 he was living at Cass Street, MelroseG, in the household of his brother Raymond, and was recorded as Reginald L Sackett, aged 18.9 He was listed in the 1920 Melrose City Directory as a student. He was a bank clerk in 1922.10 From 1926 he was listed as a musician.11
     In 1930 he was living at Upham Street, MelroseG, in the household of his widowed mother Flora, and was recorded as Reginald L Sackett, a clerk, aged 28, unmarried.12
     In 1940 Reginald was a musician and proprietor of a public hall in MelroseG.6 From 1954 to 1960 Reginald was listed working for Friend Bros Inc, a bakery in Malden. He was living at 49 Upham Street, MelroseG.13
     Reginald was a member of the Wyoming Lodge of Freemasons, Massachusetts, from 1956 until his death in 1964.14
Reginald L Sackett (1901–1964), Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave)
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors (NEHGS) (https://www.americanancestors.org), v509, p545, Birth, "1901 May 19, Sackett, Reginald Lampher, at Glen Falls NY, s. Jasper Lorenzo Sackett & Flora Minerva Lampher, of Melrose, father a machinist, b. Westfield Mass, mother b. Grafton Vermont."
  2. "Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901–1980", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Reginald L, d. Melrose, 1964, age 63, v72, p384."
  3. Boston Traveler (Boston, Massachusetts), digital image, GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com), 26 May 1964, Deaths, "Sackett—Suddenly, in Melrose, May 24 Reginald L. of 46 Upham St. husband of Doris (Estes) and father of Richard E. and David P. Sackett. Services at Robinson Chapel, 809 Main St., Wednesday at 2:30. Friends may call Tuesday 7 to 9."
  4. Boston Herald (Massachusetts), digital image, GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com), 25 May 1964, "Reginald Sackett, Orchestra Leader, Rites Wednesday
    Reginald L. Sackett, 63, of 46 Upham St., Melrose, dance orchestra leader, died yesterday. He organized and led the band that bore his name, and was widely-known throughout Greater Boston during the early 1950s. Born in Glen Falls, N.Y., Sackett was a member of the Wyoming Lodge, A.F.&A.M. and other Masonic bodies. He leaves his wife Doris (Estes) and two sons, David Peter, a student at the University of Massachusetts and Richard E. of Wakefield. Services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Robinson Chapel, Melrose."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. Census.
  7. Springfield Union (Springfield, Massachusetts), digital image, GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com), 6 Mar 1988, "Doris E. Kenyon. Amherst—Doris (Estes) Kenyon, 80, formerly of Riverside Park Apartments, died yesterday at a local nursing home. Born in Cambridge, she was graduated from Everett High School and the Bryant and Stratton School of Business in Boston. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Melrose. She lived in Stoneham and Melrose before moving to Amherst in 1978. Her first husband, Reginald L. Sackett, died in 1964, and her second husband, Roland A. Kenyon, died in 1978. She leaves two sons, David P. Sackett of Hadley and Richard E. Sackett of Waltham, and five grandchildren. The funeral will be Tuesday afternoon at Douglass Funeral Home, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amherst Nursing Home."
  8. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_602; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0947; FHL microfilm: 1374615
    Lebanon Street, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 16 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Jasper L, head, 44, m1. 18y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, inventor & designer, furniture, home rented
    Sackett, Flora M, wife, 36, m1. 18y, 3 ch, all living, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Raymond H, son, 17, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. VT
    Sackett, Reginald L, son, 8, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. VT
    Sackett, Paul L, son, 6, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. VT
    Lamphear, Marcius, father-in-law, 68, wd, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT, own income.
  9. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_715; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 344; Image: 831
    Cass Street, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 3/5 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Raymond H, head, home rented, 27, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. VT, bond salesman, brokers' office
    Sackett, Flora M, mother, 45, wd, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Reginald L, brother, 18, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. VT
    Sackett, Paul, brother, 16, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. VT
    Wheeler, Ruth, lodger, 27, single, b. NH, father b. NH, mother b. NH, yeowoman, Navy Yard
    Fernald, William F, lodger, 50, wd, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, carrier, US Mail.
  10. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Melrose City Directory, 1920, "Sackett Reginald H [sic], student, bds 20 Cass"; 1922, "Sackett Reginald H [sic], bank clerk, bds 20 Cass."
  11. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Melrose City Directory, 1926, 1929, 1931, 1933, "Sackett Reginald L, musician, res 112 Upham"; 1935, "Sackett Reginald L. musician res 49 E Emerson."
    Malden City Directory, 1932, "Sackett Reginald L instr 16 Wash South r 112 Upham Melrose."
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 925; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0344; Image: 825.0; FHL microfilm: 2340660
    Upham Street, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Flora M, head, home rented $50 pm, 58, wd, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Reginald L, son, 28, single, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. VT, labelling clerk, contract? goods
    Sackett, Paul L, son, 26, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. VT, mechanical engineer, Ace/Ice? Machinery.
  13. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Malden City Directory, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, "Sackett Reginald opr Friend Bros Inc r 49 Upham Melrose."
  14. New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733–1990", digital image, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Sackett, Reginald Lamphear, res. Melrose, occ. food products, nativity Glens Fall, N.Y. 1901-5-19, lodge Wyoming, initiated 1956-6-25, passed 1956-12-18, raised 1957-2-27, membership 1957-3-57 [sic], dec'd 1964-5-24."
Last Edited27 February 2017