Joseph Shakett/Sackett

(c 1875-)
FatherMoses Shakett/Sackett (c 1832-1897)
MotherLena Bowman (c 1837-)
Joseph Shakett/Sackett, son of Moses Shakett/Sackett and Lena Bowman, was born in PolandG in about 1875.1
     Joseph immigrated to the United States with his parents, arriving in New York CityG from Rotterdam, Netherlands, on 15 December 1879 on the SS Maas.2
     In 1880 Joseph was living at Hester Street, New York CityG, in the household of his parents Moses and Leah, and was recorded in the census as Joseph Shachett, aged five and born in Poland.3
     Joseph was listed in the Dallas, Texas, City Directory in 1888. He was living with his mother Lena and working as a cash boy for Sanger Brothers.4

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry.com, "SS Maas, arr. New York, 15 Dec 1879, from Rotterdam, Netherlands, Moses Shakett, 49, tailor, Leah Shakett, 43, Yolly Shakett, 15, Marks Shakett, 9, Sarah Shakett, 7, Joseph Shakett, 5, Rebecca Shakett, 3, Benjamin Shakett, 10 months, all of England, all intending to become US inhabitants, steerage class."
  3. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 873; Page: 212D; Enumeration District: 147
    Hester Street, New York City, New York, 7 Jun 1880
    Shachett, Moses, 48, tailor, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Leah, 43, wife, keeping house, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Polly, 18, dau, tailoress, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Marx, 10, son, school, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Joseph, 5, son, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Sarah, 8, dau, school, b. Poland, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Rebecca, 3, dau, b. England, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, Benjamin, 2, son, b. England, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland
    Shachett, John, 4/12, son, b. NY, father b. Poland, mother b. Poland.
  4. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Dallas City Directory, 1888, "Sackett Joseph, cash boy Sanger Bros., h. Mrs Lena Sackett."
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