Birdie Margaret Sackett

(1895-1931)
FatherJay Beaumont Sackett (1868-1949)
MotherMargaret Agnes Sheehan (1873-1907)
Birdie Margaret Sackett, daughter of Jay Beaumont Sackett and Margaret Agnes Sheehan, was born in Rankin, Vermilion County, IllinoisG, on 21 September 1895.1 She died aged 36 in Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG, on 27 December 19312 and was buried at Glen Cemetery, PaxtonG, on 29 December 1931.2 She married at St John's Church, Crown Point, Lake County, IndianaG, on 16 September 1916, John Alexander Watson.3,4
     In 1900 Birdie was living at Dixon Street, Butler, Vermilion County, IllinoisG, in the household of her parents Jay and Maggie, and was recorded in the census as Bertie Sackett, aged four and born in Illinois.5
     In 1910 she was living in Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG, in the household of her father Jay and stepmother Bessie, and was recorded as Birdie Sackett, aged 14.6
Birdie Margaret Sackett Watson (1895–1931), Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Illinois
(Src: Deb Curry)

Child of Birdie Margaret Sackett and John Alexander Watson

  • Betty Margaret Watson b. 16 Nov 1920, d. 7 Dec 1977
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "Illinois Death Index 1908–1988", database, Ancestry.com, "Birdie Margaret Watson, b. Rankin, Ill, 21 Sep 1895, d. Paxton, Ford, Illinois, 27 Dec 1931, bur Glen, Paxton, 29 Dec 1931, age 36, housewife, address 254 W Orleans, father Jay B Sackett b. Roberts, Ill, mother Margaret Shechan b. Ludlow, Ill, spouse John Watson."
  3. Thurmon King's database, 13266 Birdie Margaret Sackett.
  4. "Indiana marriages 1811–1959", digital image, FamilySearch, "Marriage license & certificate, no 36410, Lake County, Indiana, John Alexander Watson and Birdie Margaret Sackett, 16 Sep 1916, by J F Peter, Pastor of St John's Church, Crown Point, Ind."
  5. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 348, p. 2B, Enumeration District 0057, FHL microfilm 1240348
    Dixon Street, Butler, Vermilion County, Illinois
    Sackett, Jay, head, b. Feb 1869, 31, m. 11y, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, butcher
    Sackett, Maggie, wife, b. Apr 1872, 28, m. 11y, 4 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sackett, Raymond, son, b. Jan 1890, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Faye, dau, b. Jul 1892, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Bertie, dau, b. Sep 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Florence, dau, b. May 1897, 3, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Campbell, Alex, boarder, b. Feb 1879, 21, single, b. TN, father b. Scotland, mother b. NY.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_235, p. 16A, Enumeration District 0010, FHL microfilm 1374248
    Paxton, Ford County, Illinois
    Sackett, Jay B, head, 42, m2. 4/12, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, horseman, self-employed
    Sackett, Bessie, wife, 29, m1. 4/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Raymond L, son, 20, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, laborer, general farm
    Sackett, Birdie, dau, 14, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Florence, dau, 13, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Laurence, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Angeline, mother, 69, wid, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY.
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Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited8 February 2015