Henrietta Sacofsky/Sackett

(1896-1985)
FatherHarris Sacofsky/Sackett (c 1870-1914)
MotherIrene ___ (c 1871-1948)
Henrietta Sacofsky/Sackett, daughter of Harris Sacofsky/Sackett and Irene ___, was born in RussiaG on 27 September 1896.1,2,3 She died aged 89 in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 13 October 19854,5 and was buried at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, FairfieldG.6 She married in about 1914, Norman Edward Postol.7 Norman was born in Odessa, UkraineG, on 22 October 18928 and died aged 65 in Bridgeport, ConnecticutG, on 15 June 1958.8
     Henrietta immigrated to the United States with her parents in 1896 or 1897. Her husband Norman immigrated in 1904.1
     In 1905 Henrietta was living at Christopher Avenue, Brooklyn, New York CityG, in the household of her parents Harris and Ida, and was recorded in the census as Yetta Sacofsky, a schoolgirl, aged nine and born in Russia.9
     In 1910 she was living at Beardsley Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of her parents Harris and Irene, and was recorded as Henrietta Sackett, aged 14.10
     In 1920 she was living at French Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of her husband Norman Postol, 27, a grocery store owner, and was recorded as Henrietta Postol, aged 24. Living with them were their children, Hildah, 4, and Sydney, aged two. They were living next door to Henrietta's mother.11
     In 1930 she was living at Garfield Avenue, BridgeportG, in the household of her husband Norman, 37, a coffee salesman, and was recorded as Henrietta Postol, aged 34. Living with them were their chiildren, Hilda, 14, Sydney, 11, Rosalind, 10, Natalie, 7, and Earle, aged two. They owned their home. They were living next door to Henrietta's mother Irene.12
     In 1940 she was living at Capital Avenue, BridgeportG, in the household of her husband Norman, 47, owner of a retail meat market, and was recorded as Henrietta Postol, aged 44. Living with them were their children, Hilda, 24, Sidney, 21, Roslyn, 20, Natalie, 17, and Earl, aged twelve, and Henrietta's mother Irene, aged 66.13
Henrietta (Sacofsky/Sackett) Postol (1896–1985), Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, Fairfield, Connecticut
(Src: Find A Grave, RobM)

Children of Henrietta Sacofsky/Sackett and Norman Edward Postol

ChartsLouis Sacofsky descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Gravestone.
  3. Death record.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Henrietta Postol, b. 27 Sep 1895, d. Oct 1985, last res. 06606 Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, SSN issued Connecticut 1962." [Other records, including gravestone, show b. 1896.]
  5. "Connecticut Death Index 1949–2012", database, Ancestry.com, "Postol, Henrietta, homemaker, widowed, b. Russia, 27 Sep 1896, res. 414 Merritt, Bridgeport, CT, d. Bridgeport, 13 Oct 1985, 89 yrs, spouse Norma [sic], father Sackett."
  6. "JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry", database, Ancestry.com, "Postol, Henrietta Sackett, b. 27 Sep 1896, d. 13 Oct 1985, age 89, bur. Hebrew Sick Benefit Cemetery, Blackrock Avenue, Fairfield, Connecticut, plot R81, spouse Norman."
  7. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  8. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  9. 1905 New York state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1905; Election District: A.D. 21 E.D. 12; City: Brooklyn; County: Kings; Page: 39
    Christopher Avenue, Brooklyn
    Sacofsky, Harris, head, 34, b. Russia, 10y in US, citizen, tailor
    Sacofsky, Ida R, wife, 33, b. Russia, 9y in US, citizen, housework
    Sacofsky, Yettta, dau, 9, b. Russia, 9y in US, citizen, to school
    Sacofsky, Max, son, 5, b. US, at home
    Sacofsky, Hattie, dau, 2/12, b. US.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_129; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0053; FHL microfilm: 1374142
    Beardsley St, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 20 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Harris, head, 38, m. 17y, b. Russ Yiddish, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish, immigrated 1897, naturalized, tailor, shop
    Sackett, Irene, wife, 38, m. 17y, 6 ch, 3 living, b. Russ Yiddish, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish
    Sackett, Henrietta, dau, 14, b. Russ Yiddish, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish
    Sackett, Maxwell, son, 10, b. NY, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish
    Sackett, Helen, dau, 5, b. NY, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_176; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 56
    French Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 10 Jan 1920
    Postol, Norman, head, home owned on mortgage, 27, immigrated 1903, naturalized 1913, b. Russia, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, owner, grocery store
    Postol, Henrietta, wife, 24, immigrated 1896, naturalized, b. Russia, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Hildah, dau, 4 2/12, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Sydney S, son, 1 8/12, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia.
    [Next door to Irene Sackett]
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 255; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0040; FHL microfilm: 2339990
    Garfield Avenue, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 7 Apr 1930
    Postol, Norman, head, home owned $10,000, 37, m. at 22, b. Russia, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, immigrated 1904, naturalized, salesman, wholesale coffee house
    Postol, Henrietta, wife, 34, m. at 19, b. Russia, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, immigrated 1897, naturalized
    Postol, Hilda, dau, 14, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Sydney, son, 11, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Rosalind, dau, 10, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Natalie, dau, 7, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Postol, Earle, son, 2, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia.
    [Next door to Irene Sackett]
  13. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: m-t0627-00531; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 9-74
    Capital Avenue, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 19 Apr 1940
    Postol, Norman, head, 47, b. Russia, 1935 same house, salesman owner, retail meat market
    Postol, Henrietta, wife, 44, b. Russia
    Postol, Hilda, dau, 24, b. CT, dental hygienist, private dentist
    Postol, Sidney, son, 21, b. CT
    Postol, Roslyn, dau, 20, b. CT, dental nurse, private dentist
    Postol, Natalie, dau, 17, b. CT
    Postol, Earl L, son, 12, b. CT
    Sackett, Irene, mother-in-law, 66, wid, b. Russia.
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Last Edited13 July 2018