Alexander Arthur Sackett

(1880-1965)
FatherHugh Rosboro Sackett (1860-1947)
MotherAnna N Vance (1861-1929)
Alexander Arthur Sackett, son of Hugh Rosboro Sackett and Anna N Vance, was born in Smithfield, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 18 October 1880.1 He died aged 84 in Monongalia County, West VirginiaG, on 23 February 19652 and was buried at Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery, SmithfieldG.3 He married in Uniontown, Fayette CountyG, on 14 May 1907, Della Mae Burchinal, daughter of William A Burchinal and Laverna Nabors.4 Della was born in Monongalia County, West VirginiaG, on 12 April 1891.3,5,6 She died aged 74 in the Weimer Nursing Home, Uniontown, Fayette CountyG, on 13 July 1965 and was buried at Mount Moriah Baptist CemeteryG.3,7
     In 1900 Alexander was living in Springhill, Fayette CountyG, in the household of his parents Hugh and Anna, and was recorded in the census as Alex Sackett, a farm laborer, aged 19 and born in Pennsylvania.8
     In 1910 he was living in SpringhillG and was recorded as Elaxandre Sacket [sic], a farmer, head of household, aged 30. Living with him were his wife Della, 21, and their son Hugh, aged one.9
     Alexander completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 39 [actually 37] and was a farmer. He was living in Smithfield, Fayette CountyG, with his wife Della.10
     In 1920 he was living in SpringhillG and was recorded as Alex Sacket, a teamster, coal mines, head of household, aged 40. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Della, 29, and their son Hugh, aged eleven.11
     In 1930 he was living in SpringhillG and was recorded as Alexander A Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 50. His wife Della was living with him.12
     In 1940 he was living in SpringhillG and was recorded as A A Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 59. His wife Della, 50, was living wiith him.13
     Alexander completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 July 1942. He registered as Arthur Alexander Sackett. He was aged 61 and was living in SpringhillG with his wife Della.14

A. A. Sackett
Alexander A. Sackett, 85, of Point Marion, formerly of Smithfield, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Morgantown. W. Va.
     Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Della Burchinal Sackett of the Weimer Nursing Home, Uniontown; a son, Hugh W. of Marion; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, a sister, and a brother.
     The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Vance funeral home, Smithfield, with the Rev. Paul Tarcy officiating. Interment will be in Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery.

The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 25 Feb 1965, p 31

Sackett, Alexander A.—Age 85 years of Pt. Marion, formerly of Smithfield, died Tuesday, February 23, 1965 at 5:30 p.m. in the Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. He was the son of the late H.R. and Anna Vance Sackett. He is survived by his widow, Della Burchinal Sackett, of the Weimer Nursing Home, Uniontown; one son, Hugh W., of Pt. Marion; the following grandchildren, Mrs. Robert (Jane) Weller of Slippery Rock, Mrs. Jon (Jean) Pearson of Johnstown, Hugh Sackett, Jr., of Smithfield, Richard D. Sackett of Pt. Marion, David W. Sackett on the U.S.S. Boston of the U.S. Navy, Judy of Pt. Marion; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs Laura Kramer of Washington Court Housse, Ohio; one brother, Harry Sackett, of Newark, Ohio. Friends are being received in the James B. Vance Funeral Home, Smithfield, until 2 p.m., Friday, the hour of service with Rev. Paul Tarcy officiating. Interment in Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery.

The Evening Standard, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 25 Feb 1965, p 29

Mrs. Della Sackett
Mrs. Della Mae Burchinal Sackett died at 6 p m Tuesday in the Weimer Nursing Home, Uniontown.
     Surviving are a son, Hugh W of Point Marion; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, a brother. She was the widow of Alexander A. Sackett.

The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 14 Jul 1965, p 17.

Alexander A Sackett (1880–1965), Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find a Grave)

Child of Alexander Arthur Sackett and Della Mae Burchinal

 Notes & Citations

  1. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Alexander A, b. Smithfield F, Pennsylvania, 18 Oct 1880, father Hugh Sackett, mother Annie Vance. Apr 1942 listed as Alexander A Sackett."
  2. "West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973", database, Ancestry.com, "23 Feb 1965, Alexander A Sackett, 84, Monongalia County, WV, father Hugh R Sackett, mother Anna Vance."
  3. Website Find a Grave.
  4. "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852–1968", digital image, Ancestry.com, "14 May 1907, Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, Alexander A Sackett, 26, miner, of Uniontown, b. Spriinghill, PA, father Hugh Sackett, mother Annie Sackett; to Della M Burchinal, 18, of Monongalia Co, W Va, b. Monongalia, father Wm Burchinal, mother Laverna."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. Death record.
  7. "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906–1967", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Della Mae, d. Weimer Nursing Home, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 13 Jul 1965, b. Springhill Twp PA, 12 Apr 1891, res. Point Marion, spouse Alex Sackett, father William Burchinal, mother Verna Nabors, informant Hugh Sackett, Lake Lynn, cause cerebro vas accident, bur. Mount Moriah Baptist, Smithfield, Fayette County, 16 Jul 1965."
  8. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 2, Enumeration District 0054, FHL microfilm 1241411
    Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania, 4 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Hugh R, head, b. Mar 1860, 40, m. 20y, farmer, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Anna, wife, b. Feb 1861, 39, m. 20y, 4 ch, all living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Alex, son, b. Oct 1870 [sic: 1880], 19, farm lab, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harry, son, b. Jan 1876 [sic: 1886], 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Laura, daughter, b. Jan 1888, 12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
    [Next door to Walter Ramsey]
  9. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1346, p 6B, Enumeration District 0075, FHL microfilm 1375359
    Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania, 21 Apr 1910
    Sacket, Elaxandre [sic], head, 30, m1. 2y, farmer, general farm, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, home rented
    Sacket, Della, wife, 21, m1. 2y, 1 ch, living, b. WV
    Sacket, Hugh W, son, 1, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV.
  10. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Arthur Alex Sacket, 10 Smithfield, Fayette County, PA, 39, b. 18 Oct 1879, white, native born, farmer, nok Della May Sacket, 10 Smithfield, ht tall, build medium, eyes grey, hair black. Reg 12 Sep 1918, Pt Marion, Fayette County, PA."
  11. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1570, p 5B, Enumeration District 92
    Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania, 9/10 Jan 1920
    Sacket, Alex, head, 40, teamster, coal mines, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, home owned
    Sacket, Della, wife, 29, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV
    Sacket, Hugh, son, 11, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  12. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 1B, Enumeration District 0095, FHL microfilm 2341775
    Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania, 3 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Alexander A, head, 50, m. at 27, farmer, own farm, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, home owned
    Sackett, Della M, wife, 44, m. at 17, b. WV, father b. MD, mother b. WV.
  13. 1940 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, m-t0627-03507
    Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, A A, head, 59, farmer, b. PA, home owned, $1500
    Sackett, Della, wife, 50, b. WV
    Wilson, Arville, lodger, 42, farm helper, b. PA.
  14. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Arthur Alexander Sackett, Outcrop, Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania, mailing Smithfield, PA, RD3, age 61, b. Fayette, 18 Oct 1880, contact Della Mae Sackett, Smithfield, PA, emp. Johnson lne, Smithfield, Morgan's Grove, Fayette, ht 5' 8", eyes blue, hair gray, wt 180, complexion ruddy. Reg Lansdale, Montgomery County, PA, 27 Apr 1942."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 25599
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree10R.3
Last Edited22 Feb 2022
 

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