George Sackett Miles

(1908-1978)
FatherGeorge Frederick Miles
MotherMargaret Reeve Sackett (1880-1955)
George Sackett Miles, son of George Frederick Miles and Margaret Reeve Sackett, was born in New York CityG on 5 October 1908.1,2 He died aged 70 in ConnecticutG on 23 October 1978.3 He married in Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York CityG, on 5 October 1935, Josie Scarborough.4
     In 1910 George was living at St Nicholas Avenue, ManhattanG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded in the census as George S Miles, aged one and born in New York.5
     In 1920 he was living at St Nicholas Avenue, ManhattanG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded as George S Miles, aged eleven.6
     George visited Europe in 1928, returning to New York City from Antwerp, BelgiumG, on 9 September 1928 on the SS Lapland. He went with his aunt Edith Sackett and his brother Sackett Miles.7
     In 1930 George was living at Fifth Avenue, New York CityG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded in the census as George S Miles, single, aged 21 and born in New York.8

George S. Miles
Demarest—George Sackett Miles, an engineer with the Bendix Corp., before his retirement, died Monday in Connecticut. He was 70.
     Mr. Miles was born in New York. He had moved to Demarest 27 years ago.
     He graduated from City College of New York in 1931 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was a member of the American Physical Society and the Society of Colonial Wars.
     Surviving are two sons, David S. in Warren, Conn. and John A. in Danbury, Conn; a daughter, Nancy M. Bellanti in Duluth, Ga; a brother, Sackett B. of Eastchester, N.Y. and two grandchildren.
     Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Englewood. Burial will be at the family's convenience.
     Contributions to the Dennis James Memorial Organ Fund of St Paul's Church would be appreciated.

The Record, Hackensack, New Jersey, 27 Oct 1978, p 12.

Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Appears inSackett snippets
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Debra Bellanti.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. Obituary.
  4. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, New York Times, 5 October 1935.
  5. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1025; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0660; FHL microfilm: 1375038
    St Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan, New York, 19 Apr 1910
    Miles, George F, head, 28, m1. 2y, b. NYC, father b. MA, mother b. DE, civil engineer, building construction
    Miles, Margaret S, wife, 29, m1. 2y, 1 ch, living, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Miles, George S, son, 1, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA
    Rice, Sara R, aunt, 49, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  6. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1224; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 1443
    St Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan, New York, 28 Jan 1920
    Miles, George F, head, 38, b. NY, father b. DE, mother b. MA, president, textiles, employer
    Miles, Margaret, wife, 39, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Miles, George S, son, 11, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA
    Miles, Sackett, son, 5, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA
    Rice, Sarah, aunt, 58, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Tuonie, Inepi?, servant, 26, b. Finland, father b. Finland, mother b. Finland, servant, private family.
  7. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry.com, SS Lapland, dep. Antwerp, Belgium, 31 Aug 1928, arr. New York, 9 Sep 1928, "Edith Sackett, 42 [sic: 52], single, b. New York, 6 Jan 1876; George Miles, nephew, 19, b. New York, 5 Oct 1908; Sackett Miles, 13, b. New York, 22 Oct 1914; all res. 174 Pinehurst Ave, NY."
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1566, p. 25B, Enumeration District 535, Image245.0
    Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, New York City
    Miles, George F, head, home owned, value $22,000, 50, m. at 23, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, president, financial co, veteran of WW
    Miles, Margaret, wife, 46, m. at 20, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Miles, George S, son, 21, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, occ: none
    Miles, Sackett, son, 14, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
Generation.Tree10R.3a
Last Edited2 June 2020
 

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.

Exhibits

Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven