Elizabeth May Sackett

(1885-1938)
FatherGeorge Henry Sackett (1859-1939)
MotherEllen Charles "Nellie" Grant (1861-1934)
Elizabeth May Sackett, daughter of George Henry Sackett and Ellen Charles "Nellie" Grant, was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 2 November 1885.1,2,3 She died there aged about 52 in 19384 and was buried at Paucatuck Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden CountyG.2 She married in Enfield, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 25 August 1907, Murray John Root, son of John Root and Lucina Lyons.5 Murray was born in Chelsea, Taylor County, WisconsinG, on 12 August 1885.2 He died aged about 67 in 1953 and was buried at Paucatuck CemeteryG.2
     In 1900 Elizabeth was living at Cottage Street, West SpringfieldG, in the household of her parents George and Ellen, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth M Sackett, at school, aged 14 and born in Massachusetts.6
     In 1910 she was living at Cottage Street, West SpringfieldG, in the household of her husband Murray, 24, a railroad painter, and was recorded as Elizabeth M Root, aged 24. Their daughter Doris, aged two, was living with them. Elizabeth's parents George and Ellen were living next door.7
     In 1920 she was living at Cottage Street, West SpringfieldG, in the household of her husband Murray, 34, a restaurant counter man, and was recorded as M Elizabeth Root, aged 34. Their daughter Doris, aged eleven, was living with them.8
     In 1930 she was living at Cottage Street, West SpringfieldG, in the household of her husband Murray, 44, a cook in a restaurant, and was recorded as Elizabeth M Root, aged 44. They rented their home.9
Elizabeth M (Sackett) Root (1885–1938), Paucatuck Cemetery, West Springfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave, Anne Woods)

Child of Elizabeth May Sackett and Murray John Root

Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 11303
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v358, p488, Birth, "1885 Nov 2, Elizabeth May Sackett, female, at Springfield, d. George H & Ellen C (Grant), of Springfield, father an engineer B & A, b. Chicopee, mother b. Canada."
  4. "Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901–1980", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Root, Elizabeth (Sackett), Springfield, 1938. 77:292."
  5. "Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840–1915", digital image, Ancestry.com, "25 Aug 1907, Springfield, MA, register, marriage place Enfield, CT, Murray J Root, 22, of Springfield, waiter, b. Chelsea, Wis, father John Root, mother Lucina Lyons; and Elizabeth M Sackett, 21, of Springfield, at home, b. Springfield, father George H Sackett, mother Nellie Grant. Both 1st m. By James Cortes, clergyman, Thompsonville, CT."
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 1, Enumeration District 0611, FHL microfilm 1240653
    Cottage Street, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George H, head, b. Dec 1860, 39, m. 20y, locomotive engineer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Ellen C, wife, b. Jan 1861, 39, m. 20y, 2 ch, both living, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Charles A, son, b. Sep 1882, 17, machinist typewriter, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Elizabeth M, daughter, b. Nov 1885, 14, at school, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_591, p 26B, Enumeration District 0671, FHL microfilm 1374604
    Cottage Street, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 2 May 1910
    Root, Murry J, head, 24, m1. 2y, painter, railroad shop, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Root, Elizabeth M, wife, 24, m1. 2y, 1 ch, living, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada
    Root, Dorris E, daughter, 2, b. MA, father b. WI, mother b. MA.
    [Next door to George H Sackett]
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_699, p 17B, Enumeration District 188
    Cottage Street, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 14 Jan 1920
    Root, J Murray, head, 34, counter man, restaurant, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home rented
    Root, M Elizabeth, wife, 34, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada
    Root, C Doris, daughter, 11, b. MA, father b. WI, mother b. MA.
    [Next door to George H Sackett]
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 22A, Enumeration District 0195, FHL microfilm 2340643
    Cottage Street, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 25 Apr 1930
    Root, Murray J, head, 44, m. at 21, cook, restaurant, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home rented, $20
    Root, Elizabeth M, wife, 44, m. at 21, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada English.
    [Next door to George Sackett]
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