Joseph Hunting Sackett

(1860-1939)
FatherIsaac H Sackett (1810-)
MotherAnna Harding (c 1823-)
Joseph Hunting Sackett, merchant of Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, son of Isaac H Sackett and Anna Harding, was born in Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 29 May 1860.1,2 He died aged 79 in DanvilleG on 3 July 1939 and was buried at Roselawn Cemetery, Champaign, IllinoisG, on 6 July 1939.3 He married in ChampaignG on 23 April 1885, Idella Dillavou, daughter of Jacob Dillavou and Catharine Day.4,5 Idella was born in IllinoisG in 1867.6,1 She died aged about 84 in 1951 and was buried at Roselawn CemeteryG.7
     In 1865 Joseph was living in Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, in the household of his parents Isaac and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Joseph H Sackett, aged seven and born in Dutchess County.8
     In 1875 he was living in Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, in the household of his uncle Phineas Sackett, and was recorded as Joseph Sackett, aged 14.9
     In 1880 he was living at Stanford, Dutchess County, New York StateG, in the household of his cousin Mary (Sackett) Wilbur, and was recorded as Joseph Sackett, a farm worker, aged 21.10
     Joseph was listed from 1910 until his death in 1939 in the Danville City Directory as a dealer in secondhand goods and furniture. He had premises, presumably a shop, on East Main Street. His widow Idella was listed in Danville until her death in 1951.11
     In 1910 Joseph was living at Lagon Avenue, Danville, Vermilion County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Joseph H Sackett, a self-employed retailer, head of household, aged 48. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Idella, 43, and their children, Artemus, 24, Fred, 15, and Edna, aged eleven. There was also a female boarder in the household.12
     In 1920 he was living at Oak Street, DanvilleG, and was recorded as Joseph Sackett, manager of a secondhand goods business, head of household, aged 58. Living with him were his wife Idella, 52, and their children, Fred, 24, and Edna, aged 20.13
     In 1930 he was living at Kentucky Avenue, DanvilleG, and was recorded as Joseph H Sackett, secondhand store proprietor, head of household, aged 69. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Idella, 63, and their son Fred, 35.14
Joseph Hunting Sackett (1860–1939)
Roselawn Cemetery, Champaign, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Jacob Bernard)

Children of Joseph Hunting Sackett and Idella Dillavou

Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Rachel Elizabeth Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Joseph H, 79, merchant, of Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, b. New York, 29 May 1860, d. Danville, 3 Jul 1939, bur. Roselawn Cemetery, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, 5 Jul 1939, spouse Idella Sackett, father Isaiah Sackett b. NY."
  4. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940", database, Ancestry.com, "1885, Champaign, Illinois, Joseph H Sackett, 23, father Isaac Sackett, mother Anna Harding; & Idella Dillavou, 18, father Jacob Dillavou, mother Catharine Day."
  5. "Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860–1920", database, Ancestry.com, "23 Apr 1885, Champaign, Illinois, Joseph H Sackett & Idella Dillavou."
  6. Gravestone.
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  8. 1865 New York state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, 28 Jun 1865
    Sackett, Isaac H, 54, b. Dutchess County, dwelling, frame, value $300, 1st m.
    Sackett, Ann, 42, wife, b. Ireland, 3 ch, 2nd m.
    Sackett, Georgianna, 11, child, b. Dutchess County
    Sackett, Smith P, 9, child, b. Dutchess County
    Sackett, Joseph H, 7, child, b. Dutchess County.
  9. 1875 New York state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, 9 Jun 1875
    Sackett, Phineas K, 70, b. Dutchess County, farmer
    Sackett, Eunice, 66, wife, b. Dutchess County
    Wilber, Frank B, 33, son-in-law, b. Dutchess County, farmer
    Wilber, Mary B, 34, dau, b. Dutchess County
    Sackett, Joseph, nephew, 14, b. Dutchess County
    Gale, Jane, 66, hired, b. Dutchess County, housework
    Wilber, Nina, 4, gdau, b. Dutchess County
    Wilber, Mary, 1 9/12, gdau,, b. Dutchess County.
  10. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254825, NA T9-0825/355B (TEK)
    Stanford, Dutchess, New York
    Frank B. Wilbur, head, married, 37, b. NY, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Mary P. Wilbur, wife, 38, b. NY, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Nina S. Wilbur, dau, 9, b. NY, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    May B. Wilbur, dau, 6, b. NY, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Eva Wilbur, dau, 1, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Phineas K. Sackett, father-in-law, married, 76, b. NY, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Eunice Sackett, mother-in-law, married, 73, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Joseph Sackett, cousin, single, 21, b. NY, works on farm, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland
    Caroline Mastin, other, single, 45, b. NY, servant, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  11. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Danville, Illinois, City Directory, 1910, "Second-Hand Goods: Sackett Joseph H 445 E Main."; 1922, 1923, "Sackett Joseph H (Della) second hand goods 445 E Main r 915 Oak."; 1924, "Second Hand Goods: Sackett Jas H 445 E Main."; 1926, "Clothing Dealers—Second Hand: Sackett Jos H 445 E Main."; 1927, "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd gds 445 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1928, "Sackett Joseph H (Idella) 2d hd furn 445 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1929, 1931, 1932, "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd furn 425 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1933, "Sackett Jos H 2d hd furn 425 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1934, "Furniture Dealers—Second Hand: Sackett Jas H 425 E Main."; 1935, "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd furn 425 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1936, "Sackett Jos H (Idela) 2d hd gds 425 E Main h106 Kentucky av."; 1937, "Furniture Dealers—Second Hand: Sackett Jos H 425 E Main.", "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd furn 425 E Main r106 Kentucky av."; 1938, "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd furn 425 E Main r106 Kentucky av."; 1939, "Furniture Dealers—Second Hand: Sackett Jos H 425 E Main.", "Sackett Jos H (Idella) 2d hd furn 425 E Main r106 Kentucky av."; 1940, 1941, "Sackett Idella (wid Jos H) h106 Kentucky."; 1943, "Sackett Idella (wid Jos) h106 Kentucky av."; 1944, "Sackett Idella (wid Jos H) h106 Kentucky av."; 1945, "Sackett Idella (wid Jos H) h106 S Kentucky av."; 1949, "Sackett Idella h106 Kentucky av."; 1951, "Sackett Idella (wid Joseph) h106 Kentucky av."
  12. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_330; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0154; FHL microfilm: 1374343
    Lagon Avenue, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, 21 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Joseph H, head, 48, m1. 24y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. US, merchant, retail, own account, home rented
    Sackett, Idella, wife, 43, m1. 24y, 4 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. IN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Artimus D, son, 24, single, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL, salesman, dry goods
    Sackett, Fred W, son, 15, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL, news boy
    Sackett, Edna C, dau, 11, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Reardon, Susiana M, boarder, 50, m1. 25y, 1 ch, living, b. GA, father b. US, mother b. US, own income.
  13. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_411; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 175
    Oak Street, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, 18 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Joseph, head, 58, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. US, manager, second hand
    Sackett, Idell, wife, 52, b. IL, father b. IN. mother b. US
    Sackett, Fred, son, 24, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. US [sic], table waiter, school
    Sackett, Edna, dau, 20, b. IL, father b. TN [sic], mother b. US [sic], language teacher, at home.
  14. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0021; FHL microfilm: 2340299
    Kentucky, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, 14 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Joseph H, head, home owned $3,500, 69, m. at 25, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, store keeper, second hand store
    Sackett, Idella, wife, 63, m. at 18, b. IL, father b. IN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Fred W, son, 35, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, laborer, second hand store.
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