Gerald Archer Sackett

(1904-1952)
FatherWilliam Harvy Sackett (1859-1939)
MotherHarriet M "Hattie" Lytle (1867-1932)
Gerald Archer Sackett, son of William Harvy Sackett and Harriet M "Hattie" Lytle, was born in Saegertown, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 17 May 1904.1 He died by suicide aged 48 in Crawford CountyG, on 12 August 19522,3,4 and was buried at Saegertown CemeteryG.5 He married in Ripley, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 6 August 1935, Ruth Margaret Watson, daughter of Thomas S Watson and Bertha M Glunt.6 Ruth was born in Turtle Creek, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 6 February 1911.1 She died aged 94 in SaegertownG, on 24 October 20057,8 and was buried at Saegertown CemeteryG.5
     In 1910 Gerald was living at Euclid Avenue, Saegertown, Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents William and Hattie, and was recorded in the census as Gerald Sackett, aged five and born in Pennsylvania.9
     In 1920 he was living at Euclid Avenue, SaegertownG, in the household of his parents William and Hattie, and was recorded as Gerald Sackett, aged 14 [actually 15].10
     In 1930 he was living at Euclid Avenue, SaegertownG, in the household of his parents William and Hattie, and was recorded as Gerald Sackett, a machinist, unmarried, aged 24.11
     Gerald completed a World War II draft registration card in 1940. He was aged 35 and was living in Meadville, Crawford CountyG with his wife Ruth.12
Gerald Archer Sackett (1904–1952), Saegertown Cemetery, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Scout)
Ruth Margaret (Watson) Sackett (1911–2005), Saegertown Cemetery, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Gerald Sackett, b. May 17, 1904, d. Aug, 1952, SSN 177-03-5022 issued PA, residence unknown."
  3. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Gerald Archer, d. Summit Twp, Crawford County, PA, 12 Aug 1952, res. RD#2 Meadville, Summit Twp, b. Saegertown, PA, 17 May 1904, 48-2-25, machinist, toolmaker, married, father William H Sackett, mother Harriet Lytle, informant Charles F Sackett, 424 Baldwin St, Meadville, cause of death, suicide, severed spinal cord, shot gun wound into mouth, bur. Saegertown Cemetery, Hayfield Twp, Crawford County, 14 Aug 1952."
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Gerald A, b. Saegertown, PA, 17 May 1904, d. Aug 1952, claim 19 Aug 1952."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967", digital image, Ancestry.com, "6 Aug 1935, Ripley, New York, Gerald A Sackett & Ruth M Watson."
  7. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Ruth Margaret, b. Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, 6 Feb 1911, d. 24 Oct 2005, father Thomas S Watson, mother Bertha M Glunt. Listed Nov 1956 as Ruth Margaret Sackett. Listed 2 Nov 2005 as Ruth M Sackett."
  8. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Ruth M Sackett, b. Feb 6, 1911, d. Oct 24, 2005, SSN 172-32-8657 issued PA, residence Saegertown, Pennsylvania, 16433, county Crawford."
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1333; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0056; FHL microfilm: 1375346
    Euclid Avenue, Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 30 Apr 1910
    Sackett, William, head, 50, m1. 21y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, blacksmith, own shop, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Hattie, wife, 42, m1. 21y, 7 ch, all living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Herbert, son, 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Charles, son, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Gerald, son, 5, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Catherine, dau, 3, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1555; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 655
    Euclid Avenue, Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 5 Jan 1920
    Sacket, William H, head, home owned free of mortgage, 60, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer, Erie RR
    Sacket, Hattie, wife, 52, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Herbert, son, 22, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer, hotel
    Sacket, Gerald, son, 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, M Kathrine, dau 12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2023; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0039; Image: 9.0; FHL microfilm: 2341757
    Euclid Avenue, Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 11 Apr 1930
    Sackett, William H, head, home owned, $1,500, 70, m. at 27, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Hattie M, wife, 60, m. at 17, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Gerald A, son, 24, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, machinist, machine shop
    Marvin, William H, son-in-law, 23, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer, garage
    Marvin, M Katherine, dau, 23, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Marvin, Janet I, gdau, 1 2/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  12. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Gerald Archer Sackett, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, age 35, b. Saegerstown, PA, 17 May 1905 [sic], wt 160, complexion light brown, eyes brown, hair brown, ht 5' 9", nok wife Ruth Margeret Sackett. Reg. 1940."
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Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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