Artimus Dillavou Sackett

(1886-1971)
FatherJoseph Hunting Sackett (1860-1939)
MotherIdella Dillavou (1867-1951)
Artimus Dillavou Sackett, later known as Arthur, merchant of Champaign, Illinois, son of Joseph Hunting Sackett and Idella Dillavou, was born in IllinoisG on 9 February 1886.1,2,3 He died aged 85 in IllinoisG in June 1971.4 He married in Marion County, IllinoisG, on 3 December 1911, Ada Van Patten, daughter of M Van Patten and ___ Crosby.5 Ada was born in IllinoisG on 16 August 1884.1,6
     In 1910 Artimus was living at Lagon Avenue, Danville, Vermilion County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Idella, and was recorded in the census as Artimus D Sackett, a dry goods salesman, aged 24, single.7
     Artimus, as Arthur Dillavou Sackett, completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 32 and was a self-employed furniture dealer. He was living at 707 South First Street, Champaign, IllinoisG, with his wife Ada.8
     In 1920 he was living at East John Street, ChampaignG, and was recorded as Aurther D Sackette, proprietor of a furniture store, head of household, aged 30. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Ada, 33, and their daughter Virginia, aged three.9
     In 1930 he was living at East John Street, ChampaignG, and was recorded as Arthur D Sackett, proprietor of a furniture store, head of household, aged 45. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Ada, 45, and their children, Virginia, 13, and Elva, aged nine. There was also a female servant in the household.10
     Arthur completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 56 and was employed at the Sackett Furniture Store. He named his daughter Virginia, who was living with him at 1401 West University Avenue, ChampaignG, as his contact.11
     Artimus/Arthur was listed in the Champaign-Urbana City Directory from 1906 to 1960. In the early years he was known as Artimus or Artie and changed his name to Arthur when in his late 20s sometime between 1910 and 1918. He established a furniture business in Champaign by 1923, presumably as a branch, or at least borrowing the expertise, of his father's furniture business in Danville.12
     Arthur visited Florida in 1958, arriving at Port Everglades by a Mackey Airlines flight on 13 February 1958.13

Children of Artimus Dillavou Sackett and Ada Van Patten

ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. Death record.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Arthur Sackett, b. Feb 9, 1886, d. Jun, 1971, SSN 349-28-4646 issued IL, residence Urbana, Illinois, 61801, county Champaign."
  5. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940", database, Ancestry.com, "1911, Marion County, IL, A D Sackett, 26, father J H Sackett, mother Dillovon; & Ada Vanpatton, 28, father M Vanpatton, mother Crosby."
    "3 Dec 1911, Marion County, IL, A D Sackett or Sacket, 25; & Ada Van Patten, 27."
  6. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Ada V, b. 16 Aug 1884, claim date 27 Jul 1962. Listed 23 Jul 1962 as Ada V Sackett."
  7. 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.
  8. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Illinois, Champaign, Roll A2404, Draft Board 2, "Serial no. 1919, Arthur Dillavou Sackett, of 707 S First, Champaign, Ill, age 32, b. 9 Feb 1886, white, native born, furniture dealer, Own Store, 117 E. unreadable, Champaign, Ill, nok: Ada V. Sackett, 707 S. First, Champaign, Ill. Registrant: ht tall, grey eyes, light hair, no disabilities. Reg 12 Sep 1918."
  9. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_298; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 10
    E John, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, 13/14 Jan 1920
    Sackette, Aurther D, head, home owned freehold, 30, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, proprietor, furniture store
    Sackette, Ada, wife, 33, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackette, Virginia, dau, 3 3/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  10. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 2340144
    East John, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, 8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Arthur D, head, home owned $9,500, 45, m. at 26, b. IL, father b. US, mother b. US, proprietor, furniture store
    Sackett, Ada V, wife, 45, m. at 26, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Virginia, dau, 13, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Elva, dau, 9, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Pflum, Rosalie, servant, 21, b. IL, father b. IN, mother b. IN, servant, private family.
  11. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Arthur Dillavou Sackett, 56, b. Lodge, Illinois, 9 Feb 1886, res. 1401 W University Ave, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, contact Virginia Sackett, 1401 W University Ave, emp. Sackett Furniture Store, 119 E University Ave, race white, ht 5' 9", wt 175, eyes blue, hair brown, complexion ruddy, wears glasses. Reg. National Guard Armory, Champaign, 27 Apr 1942."
  12. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Champaign-Urbana City Directory, 1906, "Sackett, Artie, salesman (F K Robeson, carpet dept.), res. 307 E. White."; 1908, "Sackett Artimus clk F K Robeson r312 W Washington."; 1923, "Furniture: Sackett A D, 117 E University av."; 1927, "Sackett Arthur D (Ada), new and used furniture, 17 E University av, r 58 E John."; 1928, "Sackett Arthur D (Ada), new and used furniture 117 E University av phone 9818, r 58 E John."; 1931, "Sackett Arth D (Ada), furniture dealer, 119–123 E University av, r 1401 W University av."; 1932, "Sackett Arthur D (Ada V) 1G furniture dealer 119–123 E University av Phone 9818 r 1401 W University av."; 1935, "Furniture Dealers—Retail: Sackett Arthur D, 119–123 E University av.", "Sackett Arth D (Ada V), furniture dealer 119–123 E University av, tel 9818, r 1401 W University av."; 1957, "Sackett Arthur D (Ada) (Sackett's Furn Store) h1401 W University.", "Sacketts' Furniture Store (Arthur D Sackett) 119 E University."; 1958, 1959, 1960, "Sackett Arth D (Ada V; Sackett's Furniture Store) h1401 W University av.", "Sackett's Furniture Store (Arth D Sackett) 119 E University av."
  13. "Florida Passenger Lists 1898–1951", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Arthur D, 1401 University Ave, Champaign, Illinois, b. Illinois, 9 Feb 1886, arr. Port Everglades, Florida, 13 Feb 1958, Mackey Airlines."
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Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited15 April 2019
 

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