Joan Katherine Sackett

FatherJohn Lemuel "Lem" Sackett (1892-1976)
MotherFlorence Minerva Wells (1893-1969)
Marriage1955, Riga, Monroe County, New York StateGRalph Grover Spaulding2
Joan Katherine Sackett
(1929–2019)
(Src: Find a Grave)
Joan Katherine Sackett, daughter of John Lemuel "Lem" Sackett and Florence Minerva Wells, was born in Riga, Monroe County, New York StateG, on 4 November 1929.1 She died aged 89 in WisconsinG on 14 January 2019 and was buried at Wheatland Baptist Cemetery, Belcoda, Monroe CountyG.1 She married in Riga, Monroe County, New York StateG, on 16 April 1955, Ralph Grover Spaulding, son of C Chadwick Spaulding.2
     In 1930 Joan was living in Riga, Monroe County, New York StateG, in the household of her parents John and Florence, and was recorded in the census as Joan K Sackett, aged five months and born in New York State.3
     In 1940 she was living at Palmer Road, RigaG, in the household of her parents John and Florence, and was recorded as Joan K Sackett, aged ten.4
     Joan was listed, with the entry struck through, in the 1950 census in the household of her parents John and Florence at Palmer Road, RigaG.5
     Joan visited Bermuda in 1953, sailing from New York to Hamilton, BermudaG, on the Queen of Bermuda on 24 October 1953, and returning on a Pan American Airways flight to Idlewild Airport, New York, on 31 October.6,7

Joan Sackett to Be Bride
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Sackett of Churchville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Joan Katherine Sackett, to Ralph Grover Spaulding, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Chadwick Spaulding of Jamestown.
     Miss Sackett attended Genesee Junior College. Mr. Spaulding is a graduate of Alfred University, where he became a member of Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. He is district executive of Genesee Council, Boy Scouts. The wedding will take place April 16.

Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, New York, 13 Mar 1955, p 67


She was the daughter of Florence (Wells) and J. Lemuel Sackett. She graduated from the Churchville/Chili High School in 1947 and attended Genesee Junior College, Lima, New York. She worked with proprietary information related to camera works for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY. She married Ralph G. Spaulding on April 16, 1955, at the Colgate Divinity School Chapel in Rochester. She is survived by her husband Ralph, her daughter, Alexandra (Leif), and her oldest sister, her brother, five sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.

Find a Grave, unsourced, undated

 Notes & Citations

  1. Find a Grave.
  2. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "16 Apr 1955, Riga, New York, Joan K Sackett, certificate 9531."; "16 Apr 1955, Riga, New York, Ralph G Spaulding, certificate 9531."
  3. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 6A, Enumeration District 0254, FHL microfilm 2341183
    Riga, Monroe County, New York
    Sackett, John L, head, 37, m. at 31, farmer, general farm, b. NY, father b. MI, mother b. PA, home owned
    Sackett, Florence M, wife, 37, m. at 31, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Jane A, daughter, 6, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Janice E, daughter, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, John L, son, 1, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Joan K, daughter, 5/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  4. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02680, p 5A, ED 28-84
    Palmer Road, Riga, Monroe County, New York
    Sackett, J Lemuel, head, 47, farmer, b. NY, home owned, $3000
    Sackett, Florence, wife, 47, b. NY
    Sackett, Jane Ann, daughter, 16, b. NY
    Sackett, Elizabeth, daughter, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, John L, son, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Joan K, daughter, 10, b. NY.
  5. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 3766, sheet 4, district 28-140
    North on Palmer Rd, Riga, Monroe County, New York
    Sackett, John L, head, 58, farmer, farm, b. NY
    Sackett, Florence W, wife, 57, b. NY
    Sackett, Janice E, daughter, 29, b. NY
    Sackett, Joan, daughter, 20, b. NY
    [Entries for Janice & Joan are struck through].
  6. "U.S., Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1914–1966" (Ancestry image), Queen of Bermuda, dep. New York, 24 Oct 1953, to Hamilton, Bermuda, "Joan Sackett, b. Churchville, NY, remaining abroad 6 days."
  7. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957" (Ancestry image), Pan American Airways, dep. Kindley Field, Hamilton, Bermuda, arr. Idlewild Airport, NY, 31 Oct 1953, "Joan K Sackett, US citizen, New York."
Sackett line10th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree11S.3
Last Edited23 Feb 2023
 

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