Benjamin Harrall Sackett

(1899-1980)
FatherMyer Sacofsky/Sackett (1874-1962)
MotherRebecca H Robinson (1879-1953)
Benjamin Harrall Sackett, son of Myer Sacofsky/Sackett and Rebecca H Robinson, was born in New York CityG, on 5 December 1899.1,2 He died aged 80 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaG, on 6 October 1980.3,4 He married Josephine ___.
     In 1905 Benjamin was living at Osborn Street, Brooklyn, New York CityG, in the household of his parents Myer and Rebecca, and was recorded in the census as Bennie Sackett, aged five.5
     In 1910 he was living at 44 Highland Avenue, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Myer and Rebecca, and was recorded as Benjamin Sackett, aged ten and born in New York.6
     Benjamin completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 18 and was living at 1223 Park Avenue, BridgeportG with his father Myer. He was employed as a conductor at Connecticut Company.7
     In 1920 he was living at James Street, BridgeportG, in the household of his parents Myer and Rebecca, and was recorded as Benjamin Sackett, a machine operator in a factory, aged 21.8
     Benjamin was listed in the Bridgeport City Directory in 1920 and 1921, living with his parents. In 1921 he was a clerk.9 In 1934 and 1936, he was a salesman.10
     In 1941 Benjamin and Josephine were living at 2209 Main Street, BridgeportG. He was a salesman and she an ediphone (dictating machine) operator.10
     Benjamin completed a World War II young men's draft registration card, probably in 1942. He was living in BridgeportG with his wife Josephine, and was employed by the United States Aluminum Company.11
     Benjamin and Josephine removed to California in about 1943.10
     In 1957 Benjamin was living at 6440 Orange Street, Los AngelesG when he witnessed the petition for naturalization of his sister Ruth's husband David Chalfin. David and Ruth were living in the same street.
ChartsLouis Sacofsky descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. WW1 draft has birth 5 Dec 1899. Father's naturalization papers have 12 Oct 1900.
  2. Death record.
  3. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Benjamin Harrall, b. New York, 5 Dec 1899, d. Los Angeles, 6 Oct 1980, mother Robinson."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Ben Sackett, b. Dec 5, 1899, d. Oct, 1980, SSN 049-07-1620 issued CT, residence Los Angeles, California, 90048, county Los Angeles."
  5. 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. 14; City: Brooklyn; County: Kings; Page: 201
    Osborn Street, Brooklyn
    Sackett, Meyer, head, 30, b. Russia, 12y in US, alien, tailor
    Sackett, Rebecca, wife, 26, b. Russia, 18y in US, alien, housework
    Sackett, Bennie, son, 5, b. US, at home
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 4, b. US, at home
    Sackett, Florence, dau, 2, b. US, infant
    Rabnowitz, Abe, boarder, 28, b. Russia, 5y in US, alien, tailor
    Jaffe, Philip, boarder, 20, b. Russia, 5y in US, alien, button hole mkr.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_128; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0032; FHL microfilm: 1374141
    44 Highland Avenue, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 25 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Myer, head, 34, m. 11y, b. Russ Yiddish, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish, immigrated 1894, naturalized, tailor & dry goods, home rented
    Sackett, Rebecca, wife, 30, m. 11y, 5 ch, all living, b. NY, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. Russ Yiddish
    Sackett, Benjamin, son, 10, b. NY, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 8, b. RI, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Florence, dau, 6, b. RI, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Minnie, dau, 4, b. NY, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Bernard, son, 8/12, b. CT, father b. Russ Yiddish, mother b. NY.
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Connecticut, Fairfield, Bridgeport City no 2. Roll 1561879. Draft Board 2.
    "Serial 1536, order 893, Benjamin Harold Sackett, of 1223 Park Ave, Bridgeport, Conn, age 18, b. 5 Dec 1899, natural born citizen, conductor, Connecticut Co., single, tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair, no disabilities, father Myer Sackett, of 1223 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT. Reg Bridgeport, Conn, 12 Sep 1918."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_175; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 49
    James St, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
    Sackett, Meyer, head, 45, married, immigrated 1896, naturalized 1908, b. Russia (Jewish), father b. Russia, mother b. Russia, tailor, tailor shop
    Sackett, Rebecca, wife, 40, b. NY, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. Russia
    Sackett, Benjamin, son, 21, b. NY, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY, machine opr, factory
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 18, b. RI, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY, clerk, office
    Sackett, Florence, dau, 16, b. RI, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY, packer, shipping room
    Sackett, Minnie, dau, 14, b. NY, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY
    Sackett, Bernard, son, 11, b. CT, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY
    Sackett, Harold, son, 4, b. CT, father b. Russia (Jewish), mother b. NY.
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Directory, 1920, "Sackett Benjamin res 114 James."; 1921, "Sackett Benjamin clk res 176 Brewster."; 1934, "Sackett Benjamin H slsman 532 Fairfield av r 166 Westfield av."; 1936, "Sackett Benjamin H slsman 283 Fairfield av r 956 Stfd Av."; 1941, "Sackett Benjamin H (Josephine) slsman 280 Post rd F h (B58) 2209 Main.", "Sackett Josephine Mrs ediphone opr HHine r (B58) 2209 Main."; 1943, "Sackett Benj H (Josephine) rem to California."
  10. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Directory.
  11. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Benjamin Harrall Sackett, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, b. New York, NY, 5 Dec 1899, occ. The United States Aluminum Co, wt 165, complexion ruddy, eyes blue, hair black, ht 5' 10", contact Josephine Sackett."
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Last Edited13 July 2018