Myrtle Sackett Alling

FatherFrancis Drake Alling (1829-1915)
MotherLucy Melissa Sackett (1849-1917)
Myrtle Sackett Alling, daughter of Francis Drake Alling and Lucy Melissa Sackett, was born in Tallmadge, Summit County, OhioG, on 13 August 1886.1,2 She died aged 72 in TallmadgeG on 18 March 1959 and was buried at Tallmadge CemeteryG.1,3 She married in Washington, DCG, on 6 May 1920, Benjamin Joseph Blackmore, son of Joseph Blackmore and Jane Price.1,4 Benjamin was born in Manchester, Lancashire, EnglandG, on 1 March 1868.4 He died aged 81 in Akron, Summit CountyG, on 4 September 1949 and was buried at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, OhioG.4

Ex-Teacher's Services Set For Friday
Cuyahoga Falls—Services for Mrs. Myrtle Blackmore, retired school teacher, of 1310 Forest Glen dr., will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the McGowan-Reid Funeral Home. Dr. Robert M. Young will officiate.
     Mrs. Blackmmore died Wednesday at City Hospital, Akron, after a month's illness.
     She was born in Tallmadge and spent much of her life there. She taught in the Barberton school system for 13 years and was principal of old Central School there for seven years. She also did substitute teaching in the Akron system before retiring in 1935.
     She was the widow of Benjamin J. Blackmore, a mechanical engineer who died in 1949. Mrs. Blackmore attended Oberlin College and was a member of the college's women's club. She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church in Akron.
     She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Stella Sparhawk of Tallmadge and Elizabeth Alling of Washington, and a half-brother, Charles H. Alling of Long Beach, Cal. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be at Tallmadge Cemetery.

The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio, 19 Mar 1959, p 3.

Benjamin J. Blackmore
Cuyahoga Falls—Services are to be held at 4 p. m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian church, Akron, for Benjamin J. Blackmore, 81, of 1310 Forest Glen dr., who died Sunday in Akron City hospital.
     Mr. Blackmore was the son of Vice Adm. Joseph B. and Mrs. Jane Price Blackmore. He was born in Manchester, Eng., and was educated at Poulton Le Fylde Charlton high school and Manchester Technical institute in England.
     He had served with the British royal navy in his youth. He had been in the United States 50 years and had been a resident of Cuyahoga Falls 23 years. He was a retired mechanical engineer. He formerly worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Co., Barberton, and the B. F. Goodrich Rubber Co., Akron. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church.
     He leaves his wife, Myrtle.
     Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation will be in Highland Park, Cleveland.

The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio, 6 Sep 1949, p 35.

Myrtle Sackett (Alling) Blackmore (1886–1959), Tallmadge Cemetery, Ohio
(Src: Find a Grave, franknpat)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Patricia Harrah to Chris Sackett, Apr 2021.
  2. "Summit County, Ohio, U.S., Birth Records, 1866–1908", database,, "Alling, Myrtle, b. Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, 13 Aug 1886, father F D Alling, mother Lucy Sackett."
  3. Website Find a Grave.
  4. Email from Patricia Harrah to Chris Sackett, May 2021.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 45363
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Hiram Akins Sackett (1824–1895)
Last Edited3 Jul 2021

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