Esther Blanche Sackett

(1916-1999)
FatherClaude Charles Sackett (1885-1966)
MotherRuth Agnes Shanafelt (1887-1960)
Esther Blanche Sackett, daughter of Claude Charles Sackett and Ruth Agnes Shanafelt, was born in Tallmadge, Summit County, OhioG, on 8 April 1916.1 She died aged 83 on 14 August 1999 and was buried at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, VirginiaG.1 She married in about 1940, Jesse Arnold Weatherford. Jesse was born on 30 June 1917.1 He died aged 91 on 5 July 2008 and was buried at Meadowbrook Memorial GardensG.1
     In 1920 Esther was living in TallmadgeG in the household of her parents Claude and Ruth, and was recorded in the census as Ester Sackett, aged three.2
     In 1930 she was living at North East Road, TallmadgeG, in the household of her parents Claude and Ruth, and was recorded as Esther B Sackett, aged 14.3

Esther Sackett Weatherford
The family of Esther Sackett Weatherford celebrates her life and mourns her passing on Aug. 14, 1999.
     Mrs. Weatherford, 83, of the 5000 block of Dogwood Trail, died in a local nursing home. Born in Tallmadge, Ohio, she earned two degrees from Kent State University and taught high school English and history.
     Mrs. Weatherford was a charter member of Green Acres Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday school. She was also a member of Elizabeth River Garden Club, Students Club, and the American Association of University Women.
     She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jesse A. Weatherford; a daughter, Janet E. O'Kelly of Richmond; three sons, Robert A. Weatherford of Richmond, Richard L. Weatherford of Atlanta, Thomas A. Weatherford of Suffolk; a sister, Marion Emmitt of Stow, Ohio; a brother, Charles Sackett of Sun City West, Ariz; and eight grandchildren.
     A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Green Acres Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Walter C. Hunting and the Rev. P. Edward Forsyth. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made to Green Acres Presbyterian Church.

The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA, 16 Aug 1999, p B6.

Esther Blanche (Sackett) Weatherford (1916–1999), Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, Virginia
(Src: Find a Grave, Joe Colby)

Children of Esther Blanche Sackett and Jesse Arnold Weatherford

Not shown.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Website Find a Grave.
  2. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1441, p 1B, Enumeration District 279
    Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, 3 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Claude, head, 34, carpenter, house, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, home owned
    Sackett, Ruth, wife, 33, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Marion, daughter, 9, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Virginia, daughter, 8, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Ester, daughter, 3, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Chales [sic], son, 1/12, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  3. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 23A, Enumeration District 0207, FHL microfilm
    North East Road, Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Claud C, head, 44, m. at 22, farmer, farm, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, home owned
    Sackett, Ruth A, wife, 43, m. at 21, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Marian R, daughter, 19, time keeping, rubber shop, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Winifred V, daughter, 18, sales, rubber shop, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Esther B, daughter, 14, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Charles M, son, 10, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
Sackett line10th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Hiram Akins Sackett (1824–1895)
Generation.Tree11S.3
Last Edited30 Jun 2022
 

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