May Sackett

(1875-1930)
FatherMiles Bontoft Sackett (1839-1899)
MotherLouisa Harp (1845-1928)
May Sackett, daughter of Miles Bontoft Sackett and Louisa Harp, was born in Adrian, Lenawee County, MichiganG, on 27 March 1875.1 She died aged 55 in Detroit, Wayne County, MichiganG, on 21 October 1930 and was buried at Woodmere Cemetery, DetroitG.2 She married in Delray, Wayne CountyG, on 23 August 1892, John W Miller, son of Joseph Miller and Rachel Leatherman.3 John was born in MichiganG in December 1868.4
     In 1880 May was living at Frank Street, Adrian, Lenawee County, MichiganG, in the household of her parents Miles and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as May Seckett, aged five and born in Michigan.5
     In 1900 she was living at Copeland Avenue, Springwells, Wayne CountyG, in the household of her husband John Miller, 31, a pulp cooker at a pop mill, and was recorded as May Miller, aged 25. Living with them were their children, Mildred, 6, and Floyd, aged four.6
     In 1910 she was living at Thaddeus Street, DetroitG, in the household of her husband John Miller, 42, an assembler in an auto factory, and was recorded as May Miller, aged 35. Living with them were their children, Mildred, 16, Floyd, 14, Helen, 8, and Adella, aged two.7
     In 1920 she was living at Rademacher Street, DetroitG, in the household of her husband John Miller, 53, an assembler in an auto company, and was recorded as May Miller, aged 44. Living with them were their children, Mildred, 26, Floyd, 24, Helen, 18, and Adele, aged twelve.8
     In 1930 she was living at Rademacher Street, DetroitG, in the household of her husband John Miller, 60, an inspector at an auto factory, and was recorded as May Miller, aged 55. Their daughter, Adele, 22, was living with them. Also in the household were their daughter Mildred, 37, and her husband B Elmer Pohl, 36.9

Children of May Sackett and John W Miller

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Miller, May, d. Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 21 Oct 1930, aged 55-6-24, housewife, res 744 N Rademacher Ave, b. Adrian, Michigan, 27 Mar 1875, husband John W Miller, father Miles B Sackett b. Sturgis, MI, mother Louise Harp b. Aylmer, Canada, informant Mr J W Miller, 744 N Rademacher Ave, bur Woodmere Cemetery, 24 Oct 1930, cause carcinoma of uterus."
  3. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "23 Aug 1892, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, John W Miller, 24, of Delray, Michigan, b. Michigan, fiber tester, father Jos Miller, mother Rachel Leatherman; to May Sackett, 17, of Delray, b. Michigan, father Miles B Sackett, mother Eliza. By Thos M Mott, Pastor. Witnesses: Miles B Sackett, Louisa Sackett, both of Delray."
  4. Census.
  5. 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.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 13, Enumeration District 0202, FHL microfilm 1240755
    Copeland Avenue, Springwells, Wayne, Michigan, 12 Jun 1900
    Miller, John, head, b. Dec 1868, 31, m. 8y, pulp cooker pop mill, b. MI, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, home owned on mortgage
    Miller, May, wife, b. Mar 1875, 25, m. 8y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Canada, England
    Miller, Mildred, daughter, b. Jun 1893, 6, at school, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Floyd, son, b. Nov 1895, 4, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_688, p 5B, Enumeration District 0321, FHL microfilm 1374701
    Thaddeus, Detroit Ward 18, Wayne, Michigan, 29 Apr 1910
    Miller, John W, head, 42, assembler, auto factory, b. MI, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany
    Miller, May, wife, 35, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Canada English, home rented
    Miller, Mildred, daughter, 16, stenographer, auto factory office, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Floyd, son, 14, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Helen, daughter, 8, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Adella, daughter, 2, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  8. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_817, p 12B, Enumeration District 568
    Rademacher, Detroit Ward 18, Wayne, Michigan, 10 Jan 1920
    Miller, John W, head, 53, assembler, auto co, b. MI, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, home owned
    Miller, May, wife, 44, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. Canada
    Miller, Mildred, daughter, 26, billing clerk, chemical co, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Floyd, son, 24, tool apprentice, motor co, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Helen, daughter, 18, student, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Miller, Adele, daughter, 12, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 12B, Enumeration District 0608, FHL microfilm 2340792
    Rademacher Avenue, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 25 Apr 1930
    Miller, W John, head, 60, m. at 24, inspector, auto factory, b. MI, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, home owned, $15, 000
    Miller, May, wife, 55, m. at 17, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. Canada
    Miller, Adele, daughter, 22, teacher, public school, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Pohl, B Elmer, son-in-law, 36, m. at 29, asst manager, grocery, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Pohl, Mildred, daughter, 37, m. at 30, biller, auto store, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
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Last Edited15 Mar 2021
 

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