Howard Prentice Sackett

(1879-)
FatherGeorge Sackett (1850-)
MotherCatherine Burmaster
Howard Prentice Sackett, son of George Sackett and Catherine Burmaster, was born in Irving, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 18 August 1879.1,2,3 He married Pearl Gilpin. Howard and Pearl were divorced sometime before 1940 and Pearl subsequently married Howard's brother, Clayton.4
     In 1880 Howard was living at Irving, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Howard Sacket, aged nine months and born in New York. He was living with his parents George and Catherine in the household of George's parents Hiram and Millicent.5
     In 1900 he was living in Hanover, Chautauqua CountyG, in the household of his parents George and Catherine, and was recorded as Howard Sackett, a farm laborer (presumably on his father's farm), aged 21, single, and born in New York.6
     In 1910 he was living in Brant Town, Erie County, New York StateG, and was recorded as Howard Sackett, a machinist in a locomotive works, head of household, married six years, aged 31 and born in New York. The family home was rented. Living with him were his wife Pearl, 22, and their son Lawrence, aged four.7
     Howard completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 39 and was a self-employed farmer. He was living at Clymer, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, with his wife Pearl.8
     In 1920 he was living in Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, and was recorded as P Howard Sackett, a dairy farmer, head of household, married, aged 40 and born in New York. He owned the family home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Pearl, 32, and their sons, Lawrence, 13, and Nelson, aged nine.9
     In 1930 he was living at Irving Village, Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, in the household of his widowed mother Catherine, and was recorded as Howard Sackett, a machinist, married, aged 45. His son Nelson, 19, was living with him.10
     Howard completed a World War II draft registration card on 26 April 1942. He was aged 62, employed by the American Locomotive Company, and he was living in HanoverG. Next of kin was his sister Nellie, of the same address.11

Children of Howard Prentice Sackett and Pearl Gilpin

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "7697. Howard Sackett."
  2. Census.
  3. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Howard Prentice, b. Irving, Chautauqua, New York, 18 Aug 1879, father George Sackett, mother Catherine Burmaster. Listed Mar 1940 as Howard P Sackett. Listed Mar 1940 as Howard Prentice Sackett."
  4. Census.
  5. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254816, NA T9-0816/427B
    Irving, Chautauqua, New York
    Hiram Sacket, head, married, 65, b. NY, surveyor J & P, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Milicent Sacket, wife, 63, b. NY, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    George Sacket, son, married, 31, b. NY, farm laborer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Catherine Sacket, dau-in-law, married, 23, b. NY, keeping house, father b. GER, mother b. NY
    Howard Sacket, gson, 9 months, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Nellie Sacket, gdau, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Fred Sacket, son, single, 20, b. NY, clerk in laundry, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
    [FHL transcript has Hiram's occupation as "lawyer J & P". Original handwritten record (Ancestry.com image) looks more like "surveyor J & P". Also, FHL has George as single; original records him as married]
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T623_1014, p. 11B, Enumeration District 97
    Hanover Town, Chautauqua County, New York
    Sackett, George, head, b. Feb 1850, 50, m. 24y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, home owned on mortgage, farm
    Sackett, Catherine, wife, b. Oct 1856, 43, 12 ch, 9 living, b. NY, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany
    Sackett, Nellie, dau, b. Aug 1876, 23, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Howard, son, b. Aug 1878, 21, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farm laborer
    Sackett, Cora, dau, b. Sep 1882, 17, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Sackett, Lulu, dau, b. Mch 1884, 16, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Sackett, Gertrude, dau, b. Aug 1886, 13, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Sackett, Edna, dau, b. Mch 1891, 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Sackett, Mildred, dau, b. Jan 1894, 6, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Sackett, Herbert, son, b. May 1895, 5, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Clayton, son, b. June 1897, 2, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Hiram, father, b. Dec 1810, 89, married 63y, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Milicent, mother, b. Aug 1816, 83, 4 ch, 3 living, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T624_939, p. 1A, image 56, FHL 1374952
    Brant Town, Erie County, New York
    Sackett, Howard, head, 31, married 1, 6y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, machinist, locomotive works, home rented
    Sackett, Pearl, wife, 22, 1 ch living, b. NY, father b. Can English, mother b. Can English
    Sackett, Lawrence, son, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  8. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, New York, Chautauqua. Draft Division#2 Roll#001712294.

    "Serial#727 Order#2159, Howard Prentice Sackett, Address: RR5 Clymer NY, Age: 39, b. 18 Aug 1879, married, white, native born, farmer/self employed, nearest relative: wife Mrs. ?arle [assumed Pearl] Sackett, Clymer, Chaut, NY, Registrant: Med Ht, Stout Build, eyes blue, light hair, no disabilities, Reg: 12 Sep 1918 at Chautauqua County NY."
  9. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T625_1090, p. 5B, Enumeration District 134, image 1056
    Ellery Town, Chautauqua County, New York
    Sackett, P Howard, head, home owned with mortgage, 40, married, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, dairy farm
    Sackett, Pearl, wife, 32, b. NY, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Lawrence, son, 13, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Nelson G, son, 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  10. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 2341147
    Irving Village, Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York State, 7/8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Catherine, head, home owned $1,000, 70, wid, m. at 21, b. NY, father b. Holland, mother b. MA
    Phelan, Nellie, dau, 53, m. at 28, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Howard, son, 45, m. at 22, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, machinist, S Howes Factory
    Sackett, Nelson, gson, 19, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, fishing.
  11. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial no. U181, Howard Printis Sackett, Town of Hanover, Chaut, NY, mailing Box #114, Irving, NY, age 62, b. Town of Hanover, 18 Aug 1879, contact Mrs Nellie Feehen, Box #114, Irving, emp. American Locomotive Co, Dunkirk, NY, at Roberts Rd, Dunkirk, Chaut., race white, ht 5' 9", eyes blue, wt 175, hair gray, complexion light, no physical marks. Reg. Dunkirk, NY, 26 Apr 1942."
Generation.Tree7697.9Q.4
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited11 January 2019