George Henry Sackett

(1865-1930)
FatherRichard Henry Sackett (1834-1921)
MotherMary Ellen Bosley (c 1842-)
George Henry Sackett, son of Richard Henry Sackett and Mary Ellen Bosley, was born in Valparaiso, Porter County, IndianaG, on 12 December 1865.1 He died aged 64 in Muskegon, MichiganG, on 21 June 1930.2 He married first in Manton, Wexford County, MichiganG, on 24 January 1891, Ella Louisa Woodward, daughter of Abram Woodward Jr and Ann Eliza Littlefield.3,4 They divorced in Wexford CountyG on 3 October 1907.5 Ella was born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MichiganG, on 18 August 1870.6,7 She died aged 91 in Grand RapidsG on 15 July 1962 and was buried at Oakhill Cemetery, Grand RapidsG.7 She did not remarry. George married second in MantonG on 29 January 1909, Mina A (Boyd) Beatty, daughter of James Boyd and Mary Jane Davis.8 Mina was born in MichiganG in about 1879.9 After George's death, Mina married Lewis B Wissinger, a Presbyterian Minister, on 28 January 1936.10
     In 1870 George was living in Westchester, Porter County, IndianaG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded in the census as George Sacket, aged five and born in Indiana.11
     In 1880 he was living in WestchesterG in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as George Sackett, aged 14.12
     In 1900 he was living at Cedar Creek, Wexford County, MichiganG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a fireman at a mill, head of household, aged 34. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Ella, 29, and their children, Glenn, 8, and Clyde, aged six.13
     In 1910 he was living at Cedar CreekG and was recorded as Geo Sackett, a factory worker, head of household, aged 43. His second wife, Mina, 30, and her daughter Gladys, 9, were living with him.14
     In 1910 Ella was living at Cedar CreekG with her widowed mother Annie Woodward. Ella's children, Glenn, 18, and Clyde, 16, were living with her.15
     Ella was listed with her son Glenn in the Grand Rapids City Directory, 1916 to 1920.16
     In 1920 George was living at Washington Street, MuskegonG, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, a janitor in a factory, head of household, aged 52. His wife Mina, 39, and her daughter Gladys, 19, were living with him.17
     In 1920 Ella was living at Diamond Avenue, Grand RapidsG, with her son Glenn, 27, treasurer at an iron works. Ella's mother Ann Woodward, 80, was also living with them.18,19
     In 1930 George was living at Beidler Street, MuskegonG, and was recorded in the census as George H Sackett, an assistant chemist in a laboratory, head of household, aged 63. His wife Mina, 50, was living with him.20
     In 1930 Ella was living at Cogswell Street, Walker, Kent County, MichiganG. She was listed as Ella L Sackett, head of household, divorced, aged 59. She owned her home. Her unmarried son Clyde, 36, was living with her.21 Ella and her son Clyde were at the same address in 194022,16 and in 1950.23,16

Grand Rapids City Directory

1916Sackett, Ella (wid George), bds 127 Paddock av.
Sackett, Glenn W, bkpr Leitelt Iron Wks, h 127 Paddock av.
1917Sackett, Ella (wid George), bds 127 Paddock av.
Sackett, Glenn W, office mgr Leitelt Iron Wks, bds 127 Paddock av.
1918Sackett, Ella (wid George), bds 1005 Fountain NE.
Sackett, Glenn W, office mgr Leitelt Iron Wks, h 1005 Fountain NE.
1920Sackett, Ella Mrs, h ns Cogswell av 5 w of Alpine av.
Sackett, Glenn W, Treas Leitelt Iron Wks, res ns Cogswell av 5 w of Alpine av.
1941Sackett Clyde H wldr Leitelt Iron Wks r903 Cogswell NW.
Sackett Ella L Mrs h903 Cogswell NW."
1951Sackett Clyde H formn Leitelt Iron Wks r903 Cogswell NW.
Sackett Ella L Mrs h903 Cogswell NW."
Ella Louisa (Woodward) Sackett (1870–1962), Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Src: Find a Grave, Robert Worden)

Children of George Henry Sackett and Ella Louisa Woodward

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "Michigan Death Records 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "Sackette, George Henry, res. 2164 McCracken Ave, d. Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, 21 Jun 1930, aged 64, married, b. Valpariso, Ind, 12 Dec 1865, 64-6-9, chemist, emp. Brunswick Balke, wife Mina Boyd, father Henry Sackette b. NY State, mother Mary Sackette b. Niles MI, informant Mrs Mina Sackette, 2164 McCracken Ave."
  3. Email from Agatha Ann Hartley to Sackett mailing list, Mar 1997.
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "24 Jan 1891, Manton, Wexford, Michigan, George H Sackett, 25, of Manton, b. Indiana, laborer, father Henry Sackett, mother Mary Bossley; to Ella L Woodward, 20, of Manton, b. Grand Rapids, lives at home, father Abraham Woodward, mother Anna Littlefield. Both 1st m. By Abel Mudge, Gospel Minister. Witnesses: Charles F Hartley, Anna Woodward, both of Manton."
  5. "Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952" (Ancestry image), Judicial Court, Wexford County, MI, "Ella L Sackett & George H Sackett, m. 25 Jan 1899 [sic] at Manton, MI, 2 ch, complainant wife, application filed 13 Feb 1907, final action 3 Oct 1907, alleged cause cruelty, case contested yes, granted, absolute."
  6. Census.
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", , "29 Jan 1909, Manton, Wexford, Michigan, George H Sackett, 43, of Manton, Michigan, b. Indiana, cast block insp, father Henry Sackett, mother Mary Bosely; to Mina Beatty/Mina Boyd, 29, of Manton, b. Michigan, at home, father James Boyd, mother Mary Davis. Both 2nd m. By R J Fields, Clergyman. Witnesses: Otis Titus, Mrs R J Fields, both of Manton."
  9. Marriage record.
  10. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", , "28 Jan 1936, Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, Minna A Sackett, 54, of Muskegon, Michigan, b. Michigan, nurse, father James Boyd, mother Mary Jane Davis; to Lewis B Wissinger, 64, of New Lexington, Ohio, b. Indiana County, PA, Presbyterian Minister, father Jacob R Wissinger, mother Mary Jane Adams."
  11. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_351, p 183B, FHL film
    Westchester, Porter County, Indiana
    Sacket, Henry, 33, day laborer, personal estate $125, b. NY
    Sacket, Mary, 28, keeping house, b. IN
    Sacket, George, 5, b. IN
    Sacket, Charles, 1, b. IN
    Bosly, Clarence, 16, b. IN
    Bosly, Nettie, 12, b. IN.
  12. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254304 NA T9-0304/388D
    Westchester, Porter, Indiana
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 44, b. NY, works in sawmill, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Mary Sackett, wife, 37, b. IN, keeping house, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    George Sackett, son, 14, b. IN, at school, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Charles Sackett, son, 11, b. IN, at school, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Willie Sackett, son, 7, b. IN, at home, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Elsie Sackett, dau, 5, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Richard Sackett, son, 1, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Nettie Bosley, sister-in-law, single, 22, b. IN, servant, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  13. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 755, p 1, Enumeration District 0120, FHL microfilm 1240755
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George, head, b. Dec 1865, 34, m. 10y, fireman (mill), b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Ella, wife, b. Aug 1870, 29, m. 10y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glenn, son, b. Nov 1891, 8, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, b. Jul 1893, 6, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  14. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_666, p 4A, Enumeration District 0143, FHL microfilm 1374679
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan
    Sackett, Geo, head, 43, m2. 1y, laborer, cast block factory, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home rented
    Sackett, Mina, wife, 30, m2. 1y, 1 ch, living, b. MI, father b. Ireland, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Gladis B, stepdaughter, 9, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. MI.
  15. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_666, p 4B, Enumeration District 0143, FHL microfilm 1374679
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 18 Apr 1910
    Woodward, Annie E, head, 71, wd, 4 ch, 2 living, own income, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY, home owned
    Sackett, Ella L, daughter, 39, div, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glen, son, 18, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 16, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  16. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image).
  17. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_788, p 3A, Enumeration District 143
    Washington St, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan
    Sackett, George, head, 52, janitor, factory, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home rented
    Sackett, Mina, wife, 39, b. MI, father b. Scotland, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Gladys, daughter, 19, saleslady, dry goods store, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  18. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_778, p 5B, Enumeration District 56
    Diamond Ave, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Glenn, head, 27, treasurer, iron works, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, home rented
    Sackett, Ella, mother, 50, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Woodward, Ann E, grandmother, 80, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. NY.
  19. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", , Grand Rapids City Directory, 1920, "Sackett, Ella Mrs, h ns Cogswell av 5 w of Alpine av."; "Sackett, Glenn W, Treas Leitelt Iron Wks, res ns Cogswell av 5 w of Alpine av."
  20. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 19B, Enumeration District 0029, FHL microfilm 2340749
    Beidler St., Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan
    Sackett, George H, head, 63, m. at 23, assistant chemist, laboratory, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home rented, $25
    Sackett, Mina A, wife, 50, m. at 20, b. MI, father b. Scotland, mother b. MI.
  21. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 13B, Enumeration District 0141, FHL microfilm 2340740
    Cogswell Ave, Walker, Kent County, Michigan, 16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Ella L, head, 59, divorced, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned, $2500
    Sackett, Clyde H, son, 36, single, machinist, elevator factory, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  22. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-01776, p 19A, ED 41-45
    Cogswell Street, Walker, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Ella, head, 69, divorced, b. MI, home owned, $2000
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 46, single, welder, iron works repair & mfg, b. MI.
  23. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 2858, sheet 34, district 41-94
    903 Cogswell, Walker, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Ella L, head, 79, wd, b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde H, son, 56, never married, oversees work in boiler shop, iron works, b. MI.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree10R.3
Last Edited29 Mar 2023
 

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