Russell Pierce Sackett

(1896-1968)
FatherHerbert Irving Sackett (1871-1939)
MotherLillian Gertrude Huck (1874-1900)
Russell Pierce Sackett, son of Herbert Irving Sackett and Lillian Gertrude Huck, was born in Buffalo, Erie County, New York StateG, on 4 November 1896.1 He died aged 71 at Pompano Beach, Broward County, FloridaG, on 10 May 19682,3 and was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano BeachG.4,5 He married first in BuffaloG on 7 September 1929, Louise Elizabeth Scheffler, daughter of Henry H Scheffler and Mary A Frank.6 Louise was born in New York StateG on 23 June 1902.7,8 She died aged 63 at home at 290 SE Fifth Avenue, Pompano BeachG, on 12 August 19659,10 and was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano BeachG.4,11 He married second in Palm Beach County, FloridaG, in August 1966, Bernice (Reid) Holding, daughter of Rolland Ray Reid and Bessie Olive Williams, and widow of Clarence Edward Holding.12 Bernice was born in IndianaG on 1 November 1898.4 She died aged 88 on 1 July 1987 and was buried at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, IndianaG.4
     In 1900 Russell was living at Summer Street, BuffaloG, and was recorded in the census as Russell P Sackett, aged three and born in New York. He was living with his mother in the household of her parents, Charles and Mary Huck.13
     In 1905 he was living at Brantford Place, BuffaloG, in the household of his father Herbert and stepmother (Herbert's second wife) Lillian, and was recorded as Russell P Sackett, aged eight.14
     In 1910 he was living at Brantford Place, BuffaloG, in the household of his father Herbert, and was recorded as Russl P Sckett [sic], aged 13 and born in New York.15
     Russell served in the US Army during the First World War. He enlisted at Washington, DCG, on 6 February 1918 and was discharged on 29 August 1919 in the rank of Sergeant.5,16
     In 1920 he was living at Brantford Place, BuffaloG, in the household of his father Herbert and stepmother Vera, and was recorded as Russell P Sackett, an electrician, aged 23.17
     In 1930 he was living at La Salle Avenue, BuffaloG, and was recorded as Russell P Sackett, secretary of an electrical company, head of household, aged 33. His wife Louise, 27, was living with him.18
     Russell was listed in the Buffalo City Directory from 1916. He was involved in his father's electrical business by 1922, first as purchasing agent, and later as vice-president and company secretary. Russell's wife Louise was listed as a technical assistant at the Institute for the Study of Malignant Disease. She was also involved in the famiily electrical business, serving as vice president from 1934, while Russell was secretary and treasurer.19
     Russell completed a World War II draft registration card on 26 April 1942. He was aged 45 and was self-employed. He was living at 192 Ruskin Road, Eggertsville, Erie CountyG, with his wife Louise.20

Mrs. Louise E. Sackett
     Pompano Beach — Mrs Louise E. Sackett, 63, of 290 SE Fifth Ave., died yesterday at her home. She came here seven years ago from Buffalo, N.Y.
     She is survived by her husband, Russell P., her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Scheffler, Ft. Lauderdale, and a brother.
     Arrangements by Kraeer Downtown Funeral Home.

Fort Lauderdale News, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 13 Aug 1965, p 2

Sackett, Russell P., 290 S.E. Fifth Ave., Pompano Beach. Died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Kraeer Pompano Beach Funeral Home.

The Miami Herald, Miami, Florida, 11 May 1968, p 62

Sackett
Bernice Holding Sackett, wife of Clarence Holding (deceased) and Russell Sackett (deceased), aunt of Donna Pierce, Dorothy Martin, Mary Skinner, Helen Gelardo, Jane Burns and Donald Reid. Funeral service Wednesday, July 8, 10 a.m., Shirley Bros, Irving Hill Chapel, 5377 E. Wash St.

The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 8 Jul 1987, p 45.

Russell Pierce Sackett (1896–1968), Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Florida
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Louise S Sackett (1902–1965), Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Florida
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Children of Russell Pierce Sackett and Louise Elizabeth Scheffler

Not shown.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Russell Sackett, b. Nov 4, 1896, d. May, 1968, SSN 070-05-2220 issued NY, residence Pompano Beach, Florida, 33060, county Broward."
  3. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Russell Pierce, d. Broward, FL, May 1968."
  4. Website Find A Grave.
  5. "US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925–1970", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Russell Pierce, enlisted 6 Feb 1918, discharged 7 Jun 1919, no. 2,295,867, Sgt, Det. Air Service, Flying School, b. 4 Nov 1896, d. 10 May 1968, bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Pompano Beach, Florida, applicant Mrs Bernice Sackett, wife, 290 Southeast Fifth Avenue, Pompano Beach. Florida, 15 May 1968."
  6. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967", digital image, Ancestry.com, "7 Sep 1929, Buffalo, New York, Russell P Sackett, certificate 30570."; "7 Sep 1929, Buffalo, New York, Louise E Scheffler, certificate 30570."
  7. Gravestone.
  8. Census.
  9. Obituary.
  10. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Louise Elizabeth, d. Broward, Aug 1965."
  11. Gravestone has death date 1963 in error. Newspaper obituary and death index confirm date of death 12 Aug 1965.
  12. "Florida, Marriage Indexes, 1822–1875 and 1927–2001", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Aug 1966, Palm Beach County, FL, Sackett, Russell Pierce, cert 33982."; "Aug 1966, Palm Beach County, FL, Holding, Bernice, cert 33982."
  13. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 17, Enumeration District 0199, FHL microfilm 1241031
    Summer Street,, Buffalo Ward 24, Erie, New York, 12 Jun 1900
    Huck, Charles B, head, b. Sep 1849, 50, m. 29y, plumbing, b. NY, father b. France, mother b. Germany, home owned free of mortgage
    Huck, Mary, wife, b. Aug 1842, 57, m. 29y, 7 ch, all living, b. NY, father b. France, mother b. Germany
    Huck, Arthur, son, b. Feb 1872, 28, bookkeeper, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Huck, Carl D, son, b. Dec 1881, 18, clerk bicycle store, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Huck, Ralph, son, b. Nov 1883, 16, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Huck, Rupert S, son, b. Dec 1888, 11, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Huck, Eunice, daughter, b. May 1893, 7, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Lillian, daughter, b. Dec 1874, 25, married, 1 ch, living, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Russell P, grand son, b. Nov 1896, 3, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Hetman, Anna, servant, b. May 1881, 19, servant, b. Germany, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany.
  14. 1905 New York state census, digital image, Ancestry.com, New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1905; Election District: E.D. 03, Page 25
    Brantford Place, Buffalo Ward 24, Erie
    Sackett, Herbert I, head, 35, b. US, electrical supplier, employer
    Sackett, Lillian M, wife, 26, b. US, housework
    Sackett, Russell P, son, 8, b. US, at school
    Sackett, Susan, mother, 72, b. US.
  15. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_946, p 13A, Enumeration District 0187, FHL microfilm 1374959
    Brantford Place, Buffalo Ward 19, Erie, New York, 25 Apr 1910
    Sckett, Herbert, head, 38, m1. 8y, contractor, electric, b. NY, father b. OH, mother b. CT, home owned on mortgage
    Sckett, Russl P, son, 13, b. NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY
    Sckett, Susan P, mother, 76, wd, 3 ch, 1 living, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  16. "New York, Abstracts of World War I Military Service, 1917–1919", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Russell P, serial no. 2,295,867, white, res 12 Brantford Place, Buffalo, New York, enlisted NA Washington DC, 6 Feb 1918, b. Buffalo, NY, 21 3/12 yrs, organizations 18 Serv Co Sig C to Jan 10 /19; QMC Det Zone Sup Office Atlanta Oa to Mch 1/19; 14 Radio Det Langley Field Va to disch, grades Pvt 1 Cl July 12/18; Corp Apr 12/19; Sgt June 1/19, served overseas no, hon discharge Aug 29/19, 0% disabled."
  17. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1107, p 15B, Enumeration District 216
    Brantford Place, Buffalo Ward 23 Erie New York, 14/15 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Herbert I, head, 48, electrician, electrical co, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Vera J, wife, 39, none, b. MA, father b. England, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Russell P, son, 23, electrician, electrical co, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA.
  18. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 16A, Enumeration District 0224, FHL microfilm 2341164
    La Salle Avenue, Buffalo Erie New York USA, 8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Russell P, head, 33, m. at 33, secretary, electrical co, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home rented, $55
    Sackett, Louise L, wife, 27, m. at 27, assistant, technical, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  19. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Buffalo City Directory, 1916, "Sackett Russell P salesman r 12 Brantford pl.";
    1918, "Sackett Russell P r 12 Brantford pl.";
    1920, "Sackett Russell P salesman r 12 Brantford pl.";
    1922, "Sackett Russell P pur agt H I Sackett Electric Co r 12 Brantford pl.";
    1923, 1925, "Sackett Russell P purch agt H I Sackett Electric Co r12 Brantford pl.";
    1928, "Sackett Russell P purch agt H I Sackett Elec Co h12 Brantford pl.";
    1931, "Sackett Louise S technical asst Institute for Study of Malignant Disease h110 LaSalle av.", "Sackett Russell P (Louise S) v-pres-sec H I Sackett Elec Co h110 LaSalle av.";
    1932, "Sackett Louise S Mrs technician asst State Institute for the Study of Malignant Disease h110 LaSalle av.", "Sackett Russell P (Louise S) sec-treas H I Sackett Elec Co h110 LaSalle av."
    1934, "Sackett Louise S Mrs technical asst State Institute for the Study of Malignant Disease r Eggertsville." , "Sackett Russell P (Louise S) sec-treas H I Sackett Elec Co h246 Minnesota av."
    1938, "Sackett Louise S Mrs v-pres H I Sackett Elec Co Inc h192 Ruskin rd.", "Sackett Russell P (Louise S), Sec-Treas H I Sackett Electric Co, h192 Ruskin rd, Eggertsville, N Y, Tel University 0753."
  20. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Russell Pierce Sackett, 192 Ruskin Rd, Eggertsville, Erie, New York, age 45, b. Buffalo, New York, 4 Nov 1896, nok Louise S Sackett, same address, self-employed at 175 Elm St, Buffalo, ht 5 10, wt 160, eyes brown, hair brown, wt 160, complexion ruddy. Reg Williamsville, 26 Apr 1942."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree10R.3
Last Edited30 Nov 2020
 

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