Laura Belle Sackett

(1892-1963)
FatherWillis B Sackett (1853-before 1895)
MotherEmma Vahldieck (1867-)
Laura Belle Sackett, a legal secretary, daughter of Willis B Sackett and Emma Vahldieck, was born in Odell, Livingston County, IllinoisG, on 23 March 1892.1 She died aged 70 at Mercy Hospital, Brownsville, Cameron County, TexasG, on 3 February 19632 and was buried at Buena Vista Burial Park, BrownsvilleG.3 She married first ___ Goodman. They divorced in Cook County, IllinoisG, on 18 June 1920.4 She married second in Cuyahoga County, OhioG, on 14 July 1920, Charles O Grissom, son of J L Grissom and Laura Cooper.4 Charles was born in Boliver, Galveston County, TexasG, in about 1887.5
     In 1900 Laura was living in Odell, Livingston County, IllinoisG, in the household of her mother Emma and stepfather Abraham Woodbury, and was recorded in the census as Laura B Sackett, at school, aged eight and born in Illinois.6
     In 1910 she was living at Timber Street, Pontiac, Livingston CountyG, in the household of her widowed mother Emma, and was recorded as Laura B Sackett, a worker in a shoe factory, aged 18.7
     In 1930 she was living at Webster Road, Middleburg Heights, Cuyahoga County, OhioG, in the household of her husband Charles O Grissom, 41, an insurance broker, and was recorded as Laura B Grissom, aged 37.8

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "Social Security Death Index", database, Ancestry.com, "Laura Grissom, b. 23 Mar 1892, d. Feb 1963, last res. Texas, SSN issued Ohio (before 1951)."
  3. "Texas Death Certificates 1903–1982", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Grissom, Laura Belle, d. Mercy Hospital, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 3 Feb 1963, res. 328 W St Charles, Brownsville, age 70, b. Odell, Illinois, 23 Mar 1892, legal secretary, father Willis B Sackett, mother Emma Vahldieck, informant Minnie E Taylor, cause cerebral infarction, bur. Buena Vista Burial Park, Brownsville, 5 Feb 1963."
  4. "Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810–1973", digital image, Ancestry.com, "14 Jul 1920, at Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Charles O Grissom, 33, of ?ern Hall City, b. Boliver TX, sales manager, 2nd m., div. 28 Jun 1920 CP Ct, father J L, mother Laura Cooper; to Laura B Sackett, 28, of 3336 W 123rd St, b. Odell, IL, 2nd m., married name Goodman, div. 18 Jun Cook Co Ill, father Willis B Sackett, mother Emma Vahldisck. Married by Rev F E Gravener."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 318; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0108; FHL microfilm: 1240318
    Odell, Livingston County, Illinois, 5 Jun 1900
    Woodbury, Abraham, head, b. Jul 1867, 32, m. 5y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. NY, house painter, home owned free of mortgage
    Woodbury, Emma, wife, b. May 1867, 32, m. 5y, 4 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany
    Sackett, Bertram W, stepson, b. Sep 1885, 14, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Minnie E, stepdau, b. Jan 1888, 12, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Fred A, stepson, b. Mar 1890, 10, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Laura B, stepdau, b. Mar 1892, 8, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_303; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0042; FHL microfilm: 1374316
    Timber Street, Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois, 18 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Emma, head, 42, wd, 4 ch, 4 living, b. IL, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, occ. none, home rented
    Sackett, Minnie E, dau, 22, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, lining maker, shoe factory
    Sackett, Fred A, son, 20, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, laborer, cement factory
    Sackett, Laura B, dau, 18, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, heel builder, shoe factory.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1787; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0671; Image: 684.0; FHL microfilm: 2341521
    Webster Road, Middleburg Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 12 Apr 1930
    Grissom, Charles O, head, home owned, $9,300, 41, m. at 32, b. TX, father b. AL, mother b. TX, broker, insurance, own account
    Grissom, Laura B, wife, 37, m. at 27, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
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