Elizabeth Louise "Betty" Sackett

FatherCalvin Burnett Sackett (1899-1970)
MotherMaisie C Sanford (c 1897-1929)
John & Elizabeth (Sackett) Seeba
(Src: Newsday (Suffolk Edition), NY, 4 Dec 1947)
Elizabeth Louise "Betty" Sackett, daughter of Calvin Burnett Sackett and Maisie C Sanford, was born in Staten Island, New York CityG, on 22 March 1926.1,2 She died aged 76 on 26 December 20021,2,3 and was buried at Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, Nassau County, New York StateG.4 She married in Hempstead, Nassau CountyG, on 29 November 1947, John Henry Seeba Jr, son of John Henry Seeba Sr and Muriel Iris Clabault.5 John (Jr) was born on 9 September 1924.6 He died aged 78 on 16 October 20027 and was buried at Greenfield CemeteryG.4
     In 1930 Elizabeth was living at Waltham Avenue, Dormont, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her father Calvin and stepmother Gertrude, and was recorded in the census as Betty L Sackett, aged four and born in Pennsylvania [sic].8
     In 1940 she was living at Benedict Place, HempsteadG, in the household of her father Calvin and stepmother Gertrude, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, aged 14 and born in New York.9
     Elizabeth served as a nurse during the Second World War. She was admitted to the US Cadet Nurse Corps on 18 September 1944 and graduated on 25 March 1947.10

Elizabeth Sackett, John Seeba Are Wed
Newlywed Mr. and Mrs. John H. Seeba Jr are on their honeymoon following their marriage on Saturday in the First Presbyterian Church, Baldwin. The Rev. Frederick C. Maier officiated. A reception followed in the Baldwin Manor.
     The bride, the former Miss Elizabeth L. Sackett of Berkshire Road, Rockville Centre, wore a gown of ice blue satin. A band of satin and roses secured her fingertip-length veil and she carried a bouquet of roses and orchids.
     Miss Barbara Sackett of Bellmore served as maid of honor for her sister. The bridesmaids were Miss Ruth Stevens of Rockville Centre and Miss Barbara Seeba, sister of the bridegroom.
     Robert Anderson of Merrick was best man. Robert Simes and J. Gregory Cervini of Baldwin ushered.
     Mrs Seeba, daughter of Capt. Calvin B. Sackett, U. S. Army, stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., was graduated from Baldwin High School and Adelphi College School of Nursing. She is associated with Queens General Hospital.
     Mr. Seeba, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Seeba of Thomas Ave., Baldwin, was graduated from Hofstra College and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y. He served three and a half years in the Navy and is now with the Picker X-Ray Co., New York.

Newsday (Suffolk Edition), Melville, New York, 4 Dec 1947, p 99

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Terri Seeba-Cariello to Chris Sackett, Mar 2023.
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Elizabeth Louise, b. Staten Island, New York, 22 Mar 1926, d. 26 Dec 2002, father Calvin B Sackett, mother Mazie C Sanford. Jun 1943 listed as Elizabeth Louise Sackett; Aug 1962 listed as Elizabeth Louise Seeba; 07 Feb 2003 listed as Elizabeth Seeba."
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Elizabeth Seeba, b. 2 Mar 1926, d. 26 Dec 2002, SSN 082-20-4412 issued NY, residence 11570, Rockville Centre, Nassau, New York."
  4. Website CemeteryFind.
  5. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "29 Nov 1947, Hempstead, New York, Elizabeth Sackett, certificate 67892."; "29 Nov 1947, Hempstead, New York, John H Seeba, certificate 67892."
  6. Death record.
  7. "Social Security Death Index", "John H. Seeba, b. 9 Sep 1924, d. 16 Oct 2002, SSN 111-16-1876 issued NY, residence 11570, Rockville Centre, Nassau, New York."
  8. 1930 United States Federal Census, Roll: 1962; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0567; Image: 478.0; FHL microfilm: 2341696
    Waltham, Dormont, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 9 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Calvin D, head, home rented $40 pm, 30, 1st m. at 30, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, manager, insurance
    Sackett, Gertrude M, wife, 20, 1st m. at 20, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Betty L, dau, 4, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  9. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02688, p 11B, ED 30-157
    Benedict Place, Hempstead, Nassau County, New York
    Sackett, Calvin, head, 40, investigator, own business, b. NY, home owned, $6500
    Sackett, Gertrude, wife, 30, b. PA
    Sackett, Elizabeth, daughter, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Barbara, daughter, 8, b. NY.
  10. "U.S., World War II Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files, 1942-1948" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Elizabeth Louise, 53 E Stanton Ave, Baldwin, New York, age 18, b. 22 Mar 1926, admitted 18 Sep 1944, graduated 25 Mar 1947."
Sackett line11th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Terri Seeba-Cariello.
Last Edited25 Mar 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
46011 Elizabeth Louise "Betty" Sackett

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