Calvin Burnett Sackett

(1899-1970)
FatherJohn Hubbert Sackett (1879-1965)
MotherMary Virginia Fussell (1878-1919)
Calvin Burnett Sackett, son of John Hubbert Sackett and Mary Virginia Fussell, was born in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, on 2 November 1899.1,2 He died aged 70 in New JerseyG, on 14 September 19703 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, VirginiaG, on 18 September 1970.4 He married first in Staten Island, New York CityG, on 13 June 1924, Maisie C Sanford, daughter of Edward L Sanford and Sophia E Stevens.5,6 Maisie was born in ConnecticutG, in about 18977 and died aged 32 in Richmond, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 26 August 1929 (She presumably died before this date as this was the date of Calvin's second marriage. The transcription of the New York City municipal death records, which also incorrectly places Richmond in New York City, may be in error, or this may have been the date on which she was legally presumed dead.)8,9 He married second in Wellsburg, Brooke County, West VirginiaG, on 26 August 1929, Gertrude M Hornbake.10,11 Gertrude was born in Washington, PennsylvaniaG, in about 1909.7,12 Calvin and Gertrude divorced in the 1940s. He married third in Jeffersonville, Clark County, IndianaG, on 25 June 1947, Mary A Briggs, daughter of Joseph N Briggs and Estella Hock.13 Mary was born in PhiladelphiaG, on 12 March 1908.12
     In 1900 Calvin was living at East Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents John and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Calvin B Sackett, aged six months and born in Pennsylvania.14
     In 1910 he was living at Ferry Road, New Britain, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents John and Mary, and was recorded as Calvin Sackett, aged ten.15
     Calvin served during the First World War in the 1st New York Cavalry, enlisting in Brooklyn on 28 May 1917 and being demobilized on 3 April 1919. He served overseas from May 1918 to March 1919.16,17
     In 1920 he was living at East 209 Street, The Bronx, New York CityG, in the household of his widowed father John, and was recorded as Calvin Sackett, a salesman in a wholesale business, aged 20.18
     In 1927 Calvin and Maisie were living at 116 South 5th, Reading, Berks County, PennsylvaniaG.19
     In 1930 he was living at Waltham Avenue, Dormont, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Calvin D Sackett, a manager in an insurance business, head of household, aged 30 and born in New York. He rented his home. Living with him were his second wife, Gertrude, 20, and his daughter Betty by his first marriage, aged four.20
     Calvin served in the US Army during the Second World War. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was a serving officer at the date of his third marriage in 1947.
Calvin Burnett Sackett (1899–1970), Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
(Src: BillionGraves, Melyssawebb)

Child of Calvin Burnett Sackett and Maisie C Sanford

  • Betty L Sackett b. c 1925

Child of Calvin Burnett Sackett and Gertrude M Hornbake

  • Barbara M Sackett b. c 1931
Sackett Family Association descendants
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 65052 Calvin B Sackett.
  2. "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860–1906", database, FamilySearch, "Born, 2 Nov 1899, Philadelphia, PA, Calvin B Sackett, son of John W [sic] Sackett & Mary V Sackett."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Calvin Sackett, b. Nov 2, 1899, d. Sep, 1970, SSN 061-12-2219 issued NY, residence Toms River, New Jersey, 08753, county Ocean."
  4. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Calvin Burnett, LTC Army, b. 2 Nov 1899, d. 14 Sep 1970, bur. 18 Sep 1970, Arlington National Cemetery, section 52, site 550."
  5. "New York City, Marriage Indexes, 1907–1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, "13 Jun 1924, Staten Island, New York City, Sackett, Calvin B, cert 406; 13 Jun 1924, Staten Island, New York City, Sanford, Maisie C, cert 406."
  6. "New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866–1937", database, Ancestry.com, "13 Jun 1924, Richmond, Calvin B Sackett & Maisie C Sanford, cert 327."
  7. Census.
  8. "New York, Death Index, 1862–1948", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Maisie, d. Richmond, New York, 26 Aug 1929, age 32."
  9. "New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795–1949", database, FamilySearch, "Sackett, Maisie C, d. New York City, Richmond, New York, 26 Aug 1929, age 32, father Edward L Sandford, mother Sophia E Stevens."
  10. "West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785–1971", database, Ancestry.com, "26 Aug 1929, at Wellsburg, Brooke, WV, Calvin B Sackett, 29, & Gertrude M Hornbake, 21."
  11. "United States Marriages", digital image, Findmypast, Marriage License, Brooke County, West Virginnia, 26 Aug 1929, "Calvin B Sackett, 29, b. Philadelphia, PA, of New York, NY; and Gertrude M Hornbake, 21, b. Washington, PA, of Wheeling, WV." "Married 26 Aug 1929 at Wellsburg, WV, by Burt David Evans, Minister."
  12. Marriage record.
  13. "Indiana marriages 1811–1959", digital image, FamilySearch, "Marriage license & certificate, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, 25 June 1947, Calvin B Sackett, b. Philadelphia, PA, 2 Nov 1899, of Ft Knox, KY, US Army, father John H Sackett b. PA merchant of NY, mother Mary V Fissell b. PA deceased, prev. m. divorced, date 194- [sic], one child Barbara M aged 16; and Mary A Briggs, b. Philadelphia, 12 Mar 1908, of Redding, PA, father Joseph N Briggs b. PA deceased, mother Estella Hock b. PA of PA, 1st m. Married by Jas Lee JP."
  14. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1460; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0351; FHL microfilm: 1241460
    East Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia War 18, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 4 Jun 1900
    Sackett, John H, head, b. Jul 1878, 21, married, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, silversmith, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Mary V, wife, b. Feb 1878, 22, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Calvin B, son, b. Nov 1899, 6/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Mary A, gmother, b. Mar 1829, 80, wid, b. PA, father b. Germany, mother b. PA.
  15. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1320; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1375333
    Ferry Road, New Britain, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 13 May 1910
    Sackett, John, head, 31, m. 11y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, salesman, watches, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 31, m. 11y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 10, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Delores, dau, 8, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Abigail, dau, 3, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
    [Next door but one to William P Sackett]
  16. "New York Records of the State National Guard, 1906–1954", database, FamilySearch, "Calvin B Sackett, military service, 28 May 1917, Troop C 1st NY Cav, New York Guard."
  17. "New York, Abstracts of National Guard Service in WWI, 1917–1919", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Calvin B, 1200530, enlisted 28 May 1917, Brooklyn, pvt, Co C, 1st Cav, 17 Oct 1917, trfd Co C, 104 MG Bn, discharged 3 Apr 1919, P 1 class on demobilization, Pvt 1 class 1 Jul 1918, served overseas 17 May 1918 to 19 Mar 1919. Age 18½, born Phila, PA, res. NY City."
  18. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1143; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 455
    East 209 Street, The Bronx, New York City, 7/8 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Jay H, head, home rented, 41, wid, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. NY, jeweler, store, worker
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 20, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, salesman, wholesale
    Sackett, Dolores, dau, 17, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Abigail, dau, 12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  19. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Reading City Directory, 1927, "Sackett Calvin B., (Maizie), supt, 529 Court, h 116 S 5th."
  20. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1962; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0567; Image: 478.0; FHL microfilm: 2341696
    Waltham, Dormont, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 9 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Calvin D, head, home rented $40 pm, 30, 1st m. at 30, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, manager, insurance
    Sackett, Gertrude M, wife, 20, 1st m. at 20, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Betty L, dau, 4, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
Last Edited26 August 2017