Leo Mary Sackett

(1870-1948)
FatherMiles Bontoft Sackett (1839-1899)
MotherLouisa Harp (1845-1928)
Leo Mary Sackett, daughter of Miles Bontoft Sackett and Louisa Harp, was born in Malahide, Elgin County, Ontario, CanadaG, on 25 February 1870.1 She died aged 77 in Detroit, Wayne County, MichiganG, on 3 January 1948.2,3 She married first in DetroitG on 7 August 1888, Charles H Rice, son of Samuel L Rice and Margaret A Sebring.4 Charles was born in MichiganG on 10 October 1862.5,6 They divorced sometime before 1910.6 Charles died aged 69 in Nankin, Wayne CountyG, on 7 February 19327 and was buried at Ogden Zion Cemetery, Blissfield, Lenawee County, MichiganG.8 She married second in Lucas County, OhioG, on 26 November 1919, James Lawrence Fleming, son of Thomas F Fleming and Margaret Hennessey.9 James was born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York StateG, on 9 July 1876.5 He died aged 50 in DetroitG on 21 April 1927 as a result of a traffic accident when he was struck by a taxi10 and was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, DetroitG.8 Leo married third in Lucas, Richland County, OhioG, on 27 January 1931, Patrick Joseph Haire, son of John Haire and Ellen Judge.11 The marriage was revalidated at Ste Anne French Catholic Church, DetroitG, on 7 December 1934.12 Patrick was born in IrelandG on 1 September 1885.5 He died aged 71 in New York StateG on 9 July 1957.13
     In 1871 Leo was living in Malahide, Elgin County, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of her parents Miles and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as Leo Sackett, aged one and born in Ontario.14
     In 1880 she was living at Frank Street, Adrian, Lenawee County, MichiganG, in the household of her parents Miles and Louisa, and was recorded as Leo Seckett, at school, aged ten.15
     In 1900 she was living near Cavalry Avenue, DetroitG, in the household of her husband Charles Rice, 37, a day laborer, and was recorded as Leo Rice, aged 30.16
     In 1910 she was living at Henry Street, DetroitG, and was recorded as Leo Rice, landlady of a rooming house, divorced, aged 40. There were five roomers in the house.17
     In 1920 Leo was living at Vinewood Avenue, DetroitG, in the household of her husband James L Fleming, 44, a US Mail carrier, and was recorded in the census as Leo Fleming, keeper of a rooming house, aged 49.18
     In 1940 Leo was living at Vinewood Avenue, DetroitG, in the household of her husband Patrick Haire, 55, a mail carrier, and was recorded in the census as Leo Mary Haire, aged 70. There were also four lodgers in the house.19

Haire—Jan 3, of 2070 Cabot; Leo (nee Sackett), beloved wife of Patrick J. Haire; aunt of Helen Loeffler, Adele Nechmon and Floyd Miller. Funeral from A. Leonard Sullivan Funeral Home, 7643 Dexter Blvd., Tuesday morning at 9:30 and St. Gabriel's Church at 10:00 for blessing. Requiem mass Wednesday morning at 8:00.

Detroit Free Press, Detroit, Michigan, 5 Jan 1948, p 20.

Charles H Rice (1862–1932), Ogden Zion Cemetery, Blissfield, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, David Clark)

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Ontario, Canada, Births, 1832–1914", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Malahide, Elgin County, Ontario, 25 Feb 1870, Leo Sackett, f, d. of Miles Bontoft Sackett & Louisa Harp, father a blacksmith, of Malahide, informant Miles Bontoft Sackett, reg. 5 Mar 1870."
  2. Obituary.
  3. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Haire, Leo Mary, d. Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 3 Jan 1948, aged 77, b. Aylmer Ontario, 25 Feb 1870, father Miles B Sackett, mother Louisa Harp."
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "7 Aug 1888, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, Leo Sackett, 19, of Detroit, Michigan, b. Canada, father M B Sackett, mother Eliza Hart; to Charles H Rice, 25, of Detroit, b. Michigan, clerk, father Samuel L Rice, mother Margaret Sebering. By Charles Haase, Pastor. Witnesses: Miles B Sackett, Louisa Sackett, both of Detroit."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. Census.
  7. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Rice, Charles, d. Nankin, Wayne, Michigan, 7 Feb 1932, aged 69, b. Michigan, 10 Oct 1862, father Samuel Rice, mother Margaret Rice."
  8. Website Find A Grave.
  9. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2016", digital image, FamilySearch, "26 Nov 1919, Lucas County, OH, James L Fleming, 43 on 9 Jul 1919, of Detroit, Mich, b. Syracuse, NY, postal employee, father Thomas Fleming, mother Margaret Hennesy, 1st m.; to Leo Sackett Rice, 47 on 25 Feb 1919, of Detroit, b. Canada, father Miles Sackett, mother Louisa Harp, divorced as Mrs Chas Rice, 2nd m."
  10. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Fleming, James, d. Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 21 Apr 1927, aged 50-9-12, retired letter carrier, b. Syracuse, New York, 9 Jul 1876, father Thomas F Fleming b. Ireland, mother Margaret Shaughnessy b. Ireland, cause cerebral hemorrhage following fractured skull struck by taxi."
  11. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2016", digital image, FamilySearch, "27 Jan 1931, Lucas, Ohio, Patrick J Haire, 45 on 1 Sep 1930, of Det, Mich, b. Ireland, mail carr[ier], 1st m., father John Haire, mother Ellen Judge; and Mary Fleming, 45 on 25 Feb 1930, of Detroit, Mich, b. Canada, widow of James Fleming, father Miles Sackett, mother Louise Harp."
  12. "U.S., French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954", digital image, Ancestry.com, "7 Dec 1934, Ste Anne French Catholic Church, Detroit, MI, Patrick J Haire, of 1437 Vinewood, bapt Ireland 1883, father John Haire, mother Ellen Judge; to Leo M Sackett, bapt Detroit 1921, father Miles Sackett, mother Louisa Sackett. By W J Storey CSB. Witnesses: David A Barry, Helen Barry, both of Detroit. Revalidation 3 banns."
  13. "New York State, Death Index, 1957–1969", database, Ancestry.com, "Haire, Patrick J, d. New York, 9 Jul 1957, aged 72, of Black Rock, Erie, New York."
  14. "1871 Canada census", digital image, Ancestry.com, Film 4396287 p 25
    Malahide, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
    Sackett, Miles B, 31, b. United States, married, English, W Methodist, blacksmith
    Sackett, Louisa, 26, b. O, married, Scotch, W Methodist
    Sackett, Leo, 1, b. O, English, W Methodist
    Mitchell, Geo, 21, b. O, Irish, W Methodist, blacksmith.
  15. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 590, p 20A, Enumeration District 146
    Frank St, Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, 3 Jun 1880
    Seckett, M B, head, 41, conductor on RR, b. MI, father b. England, mother b. England
    Seckett, Louvisa, wife, 34, housekeeping, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. NY
    Seckett, Leo, daughter, 10, at school, b. Canada, father b. MI, mother b. Canada
    Seckett, May, daughter, 5, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. Canada.
  16. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 20, Enumeration District 0166, FHL microfilm 1240753
    [Near] Cavalry Ave, Detroit Ward 16, Wayne, Michigan, 16 Jun 1900
    Rice, Charles, head, b. Oct 1862, 37, m. 11 y, laborer day, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Rice, Leo, wife, b. Feb 1870, 30, m. 11 y, b. Canada, father b. MI, mother b. Canada.
  17. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_680, p 1A, Enumeration District 0028, FHL microfilm 1374693
    Henry St, Detroit Ward 2, Wayne, Michigan, 15 Apr 1910
    Rice, Leo, head, 40, div, landlady, rooming house, b. Canada, father b. MI, mother b. Canada, home rented.
    [+ 5 roomers]
  18. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_813, p 2B, Enumeration District 413
    Vinewood Avenue, Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan, 6 Jan 1920
    Fleming, James L, head, 44, mail carrier, US Mail, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned
    Fleming, Leo, wife, 49, keeper, rooming house, b. Canada, father b. MI, mother b. Canada.
  19. 1940 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, m-t0627-01863
    Vinewood Avenue, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
    Haire, Patrick J, head, 55, mail carrier, US Post Office, b. Ireland, home owned, $5000
    Haire, Leo Mary, wife, 70, b. Canada English.
    [+ 4 lodgers]
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of John Sackett of New Haven
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