Maxwell H Sacofsky/Sackett

(1900-1982)
FatherHarris Sacofsky/Sackett (c 1870-1914)
MotherIrene ___ (c 1871-1948)
Maxwell H Sacofsky/Sackett, son of Harris Sacofsky/Sackett and Irene ___, was born in Brooklyn, New York CityG, on 9 January 1900.1,2 He died aged 82 in Palm Beach, FloridaG, on 25 November 19823,4 and was buried at Loyalty Lodge Cemetery, Fairfield, ConnecticutG.5 He married first in about 1927, Bertha Kugel, daughter of Samuel Kugel and Lena ___.6 Bertha was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, in 1903.6,7,8 She died aged about 45 in 1948 and was buried at Loyalty Lodge CemeteryG.5,9 He married second in Manhattan, New York CityG, in 1952, Gertrude S Kugel, daughter of Samuel Kugel and Lena ___, and younger sister of his first wife.10 Gertrude was born in ConnecticutG, on 23 April 1906.6,11 She died aged 98 in Scottsdale, Maricopa County, ArizonaG, on 27 February 2005.12
     In 1905 Maxwell was living at Christopher Avenue, Brooklyn, New York CityG, in the household of his parents Harris and Ida, and was recorded in the census as Max Sacofsky, aged five and born in the United States.13
     In 1910 he was living at Beardsley Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Harris and Irene, and was recorded as Maxwell Sackett, aged ten and born in New York State.14
     Maxwell was listed in the Bridgeport directory from 1918, in the New Haven directory from 1929, and again in Bridgeport from 1932.15
     Maxwell completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 18 and was a bookkeeper living at 314 French Street, BridgeportG with his mother Irene.16
     In 1920 he was living at French Street, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his widowed mother Irene, and was recorded as Max Sackett, a bookkeeper in a cracker bakery, aged 20.17
     In 1930 he was living at Derby Avenue, New Haven, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Maxwell Sackett, an accountant in a dairy, head of household, aged 30. His wife Bertha, 26, a schoolteacher, was living with him. They rented their home.18
     Maxwell and Bertha visited Bermuda in 1932, returning to New York on the SS Franconia on 22 August.19
     In 1941 Maxwell was a credit manager. He and Bertha were living at 494 West Taft Avenue, BridgeportG.20
     Maxwell completed a World War II young men's draft registration card on 16 February 1942. He was then living in BridgeportG.21
     In 1943 Maxwell was the secretary of The Sunfield Company. In 1949 he was an accountant. He and Bertha were living at 494 West Taft AvenueG.22
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 Notes & Citations

  1. "New York, New York, Extracted Birth Index, 1878–1909", database, Ancestry.com, "Sacofsky, Max, b. Kings, New York, 9 Jan 1900."
  2. Draft.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Max Sackett, b. Jan 1, 1900, d. Nov, 1982, SSN 043-07-0507 issued CT, residence Palm Beach, Florida, 33480, county Palm Beach."
  4. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Maxwell, d. 25 Nov 1982, Palm Beach, 82, b. 1 Jan 1900."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. Census.
  7. Gravestone.
  8. New York Passenger Lists.
  9. "JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry", database, Ancestry.com, "Sacket, Bertha Kugel, 45, b. 1903, d. 1948, bur. plot EO2, Loyalty Lodge Cemetery, Burrows Street, Fairfield, Connecticut, father Shlomo, other surname Kugel."
  10. "New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950–1995", database, FamilySearch, "1952, Manhattan, New York City, marriage licence, Maxwell Sackett & Gertrude S Kugel."
  11. Death record.
  12. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Gertrude K Sackett, b. Apr 23, 1906, d. Feb 27, 2005, SSN 048-34-2127 issued CT, residence Scottsdale, Arizona, 85262, county Maricopa."
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Directory, 1918, "Sackett Max clk 396 Lindley bds 314 French."; 1919, "Sackett Max clk 396 Lindley bds 314 French."; 1920, "Sackett Maxwell H bkkpr 396 Lindley res 314 French."; 1921, "Sackett Max clk res 314 French."
    New Haven Directory, 1929, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct h (9) 36 Derby av.", "Sackett Bertha K tchr r 36 Derby av."; 1930, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct Bridgeport h (9) 36 Derby av.", "Sackett Bertha K Mrs tchr 48 Hallock r (9) 36 Derby av."
    Bridgeport Directory, 1932, 1934, 1936, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct Buckley Bros h 26 Herkimer."; 1941, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) credit mgr 1126 Stfd Av Stfd h 494 W Taft Av."; 1943, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) sec The Sunfield Co 1126 Stfd Av Stfd h 494 W Taft Av."; 1949, "Sackett Maxwell H (Bertha K) acct emp (800) 945 Main h 494 W Taft Av."
  16. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Bridgeport City no 4, Fairfield, Connecticut. Roll 1561882. Draft Board 4.
    "Serial 1052, order A1199, Max Sackett, of 314 French St, Bridgeport, CT, age 18, b. 9 Jan 1900, white, native born, bookkeeper, Mat. Biscuit Co., at 396 Linley St, Bdgpt, tall, slender, gray eyes, light brown hair, no disabilities, mother Irene Sackett, of 314 French St. Reg Bridgeport, Conn, 12 Sep 1918."
  17. 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
    Sackett, Irene, head, home rented, 48, wid, immigrated 1896, naturalized, b. Russia, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia
    Sackett, Max, son, 20, b. NY, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, bookkeeper, cracker bakery
    Sackett, Helen, dau, 14, b. NY, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia.
    [Next door to Norman Postol]
  18. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 274; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0008; FHL microfilm: 2340009
    Derby Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Maxwell, head, home rented $65 pm, 30, m. at 28, b. NY, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, accountant, dairy office
    Sackett, Bertha K, wife, 26, m. at 24, b. CT, father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, teacher, public school.
  19. "New York Passenger Lists", digital image, Findmypast, "1932, Maxwell Sackett, 32, b. New York, NY, Bertha Sackett, 29, b. New Haven, Conn, both of 26 Herkimer St, Bridgeport, Conn, SS Franconia, dep. Hamilton, Bermuda, 20 Aug 1932, arr. New York, 22 Aug 1932."
  20. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bridgeport, Connecticut, City Directory.
  21. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Maxwell Sackett, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, b. Brooklyn, New York, 1 Jan 1900, age 42, occ. K R Field, wt 180, complexion light, eyes blue, hair gray, ht 6, reg. 16 Feb 1942," [Ancestry transcript only, WWII Draft Cards Young Men, reg. place not given].
  22. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Directory, 1918, "Sackett Max clk 396 Lindley bds 314 French."; 1919, "Sackett Max clk 396 Lindley bds 314 French."; 1920, "Sackett Maxwell H bkkpr 396 Lindley res 314 French."; 1921, "Sackett Max clk res 314 French."
    New Haven Directory, 1929, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct h (9) 36 Derby av.", "Sackett Bertha K tchr r 36 Derby av."; 1930, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct Bridgeport h (9) 36 Derby av.", "Sackett Bertha K Mrs tchr 48 Hallock r (9) 36 Derby av."
    Bridgeport Directory, 1932, 1934, 1936, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) acct Buckley Bros h 26 Herkimer."; 1943, "Sackett Maxwell (Bertha K) sec The Sunfield Co 1126 Stfd Av Stfd h 494 W Taft Av."
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Last Edited16 February 2018