Newspaper Abstracts, Washington, DC

28 records

  • Daily National Intelligencer, Washington, DC, Saturday, November 20, 1852
    "O. Sackett, the Yankee Card Writer, will arrive in Washington in a few days. Strangers and citizens will have an opportunity of supplying themselves with his novel and most fashionable visiting cards for the coming season."
    [Researched by Kari Roehl]
  • Evening Star, Washington, DC, 3 Jan 1863, p3
    "DIED.
    On Friday evening, Jan. 2d, Maynard, the only son of Colonel D.B. Sacket, U.S. Army, aged 4 years 3 months and 16 days.
    The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service, at the residence of his parents, 357 H street, on Sunday afternooon, at 2½ o'clock. The remains will be taken to New York for interment."
    [Transcribed from Newspapers.com by Chris Sackett]
  • Daily National Intelligencer, Washington, DC, August 24 1866
    "Columbia Classical Institute, Boarding School for Boys.
    Limited and select, in a most beautiful and healthy location. It secures through scholarship and careful culture of morals. Next term begins September 5th. For circulars, address Rev. M. A. SACKETT, Columbia, Pennsylvania."
    [Transcribed from Newspaper Abstracts by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, April 6 1899
    "DIED. SACKET—On Wednesday, April 5, 1899, at Washington, D. C. Frances Ann Sacket, widow of the late Gen. D. B. Sacket, aged sixty-five years, three months and three days."
    [Transcribed from Newspaper Abstracts by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, April 7 1899
    "HEALTH OFFICE RECORD/ Deaths/ Reported up to 12m April 6/ Frances Ann Sacket, sixty-five years."
    [Transcribed from Newspaper Abstracts by Chris Sackett]
  • Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 12 Oct 1899, p. 10
    "Ackley Sackett, the celebrated silhouette artist, has been engaged by Joseph Auerbach, the men's outfitter and hatter, 623 Pa. ave., beginning from today to Oct. 21. Mr. Sackett occupies the hat window, supplying every purchaser with his or her likeness, gratis. Standing room only."
    [Transcribed from Library of Congress image by Chris Sackett]
  • Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 2 Nov 1899, p. 3
    GREAT THRONG AT THE FAIR
    Entertainment at Carroll Hall for Benefit of Poor.

    A feature of the evening was the work of a silhouette artist, X. Ackley Sackett. He took pictures without the aid of gas and guaranteed "the operation would be without pain, although it was a cutting affair."
    [Transcribed from Library of Congress image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 28 February 1900
    "Death of Mrs. Newton Benedict.
    Mrs. Asenath C. Benedict, who for many years was a resident of this city, died at Montreal yesterday from cancer. It was not known until two weeks ago that it existed, and it was then decided by the surgeons that an operation would be hopeless. Mrs. Benedict was the widow of the late Newton Benedict, passport clerk of the Department of State, and mother of Mr. James Sackett Benedict, United States consul at Campbellton, New Brunswick. The funeral will be held at Auburn, N.Y."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Times, Washington, D.C., 15 Oct 1900, p. 2
    "SILHOUETTES FREE
    To Every Purchaser This Week
    AT
    D.J.KAUFMAN'S
    We have engaged the services of Mr. X. Ackley Sackett, the greatest living silhouette artist in the world, and he will be at our store for six days only, beginning Monday, October 15. You are cordially invited to take advantage of his stay with us to secure a perfect silhouette likeness of yourself as a souvenir—FREE TO ALL PURCHASERS.
    Bring the ladies—bring the children—every purchaser will receive a hearty welcome and a picture free. Mr. Sackett's "black art" is a great novelty and causes lots of fun."
    [Transcribed from Library of Congress image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 18 July 1901
    "HEALTH OFFICE RECORD/ Deaths/ Reported up to 12m July 17/ Florence Virginia Sackett, one year."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 28 October 1902
    "Married.
    Sackett—Leech—At Boston, on Saturday, October 25, 1902, at noon, in the Old South Church, by the Rev. Mr. Cross, Franklin Page Sackett, assistant paymaster United States navy, and Marian Edgar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Frederick Leech, of Washington, D.C."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 8 November 1906
    "Virginia Weddings.
    Lynchburg, Nov. 7.—To-night, in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Miss Mina Norvell Otey, daughter of Mrs. W.H. Otey, was married to H. M. Sackett, one of the leading attorneys of the Lynchburg bar. Rev. J. M. Owens, the rector, was assisted in performing the ceremony by Rev. J. A. McMurray, pastor of the Floyd Street Presbyterian Church. The groomsmen and bridesmaids entered in the following order: Miss Edna Hutter and Charles Abbot, Miss Jennie Heald and Miss Elizabeth Adams, followed by R. O. Horton and R. T. Watts, jr.: Miss Mary Payne and Miss Fannie Caskie, followed by James T. Adams and Wistar M. Heald: Miss Sallie Hammer and Miss Edith Montgomery, followed by Joseph Stebbins, jr., and R.C.Blackford. The maid of honor was Miss Edith Otey. The best man was J.M.Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. Sackett will take a Southern tour before returning to the city to live."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 15 December 1908
    "Licensed to Marry.
    Arthur Sackett, 21, and Flora Clugston, 18. The Rev. J. Freeland Peter."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 21 July 1911
    "Miss Audrey Sackett Weds.
    Becomes the Bride, in New London, of Stewart Waller.
    Special to The Washington Post.
    New London, Conn., July 20.—Miss Audrey Townsend Sackett and Stewart Waller, both prominent in New York society, were married this afternoon at the summer home of the bride's father, Charles A. Sackett, in Pequot colony.
    The bridegroom was attended by William Guthrie, of Philadelphia. Miss Catherine Lawrence, of New York, was bridesmaid, and Mrs. Huntington Johnson, of Baltimore, was matron of honor."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 20 June 1913
    "Died. / Sackett—Suddenly, on Tuesday, June 17, 1913, at 11 p.m., Flora E., beloved wife of Arthur J. Sackett and daughter of Mrs. J. Harrington. / Funeral from Lee's undertaking establishment on Friday, June 20, at 2 p.m. Interment (private) at Glenwood Cemetery."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 24 September 1914
    "Mrs. Leech's Funeral Here. / Prominent Social and Charitable Worker Died at West Point. / The funeral of Mrs. Margaretta Park Leech, who died on Tuesday night at the home of her daughter in West Point, N.Y., probably will be held here tomorrow. Mrs. Leech was the wife of John Frederick Leech. For many years they made their home at 1734 Massachusetts avenue northwest. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs Franklin P. Sackett, wife of Paymaster Sackett, of the Navy; Mrs. Hugh B. Rowland, of this city, and Mrs. Thurston Hughes, wife of Lieutenant Hughes, of the U.S. Army. / …"
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 9 June 1916
    "Deaths Reported. / William Sackett Harper, 47 years, 807 D st. sw."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 23 June 1919
    "Funeral of Capt. Hatch. / Service for Treasury Department Employee to Be Held Today. / Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon for Capt. John Sackett Hatch, 78 years old, employee of the Treasury Department for many years, at the home, 3900 Kansas avenue. He enlisted with the Michigan volunteers in the civil war and lost his left arm, and later was commissioned in the reserves. / Capt. Hatch is survived by his wife, a daughter, Miss Harriet O. Hatch, of Washington, and a son, the Rev. F. W. Hatch, of Bakersfield, Calif."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 19 November 1920
    "Died. / Sackett—On Thursday, November 18, 1920, after a brief illness, Franklin Page Sackett, late lieutenant commander, pay corps, U.S.N., husband of Marian Leech and son of Emma L. Caine and the late General Frederick M. Sackett, of Providence, R.I., age forty-five years. / Due notice of funeral will be given later."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 20 November 1920
    "Died. / Sackett—On Thursday, November 18, 1920, after a brief illness, Franklin Page Sackett, late lieutenant commander, pay corps, U.S.N., husband of Marian Leech and son of Emma L. Caine and the late General Frederick M. Sackett, of Providence, R.I., age forty-five years. / Funeral services at Providence, R.I., on Monday, November 22."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 28 August 1921
    "Licensed to Marry. / Harry A. Petty, 26, and Anna J. Sackett, 23. The Rev. John H. Jeffries."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 3 September 1922
    "Births Reported. / Harry L. and Hildegard Sackett, boy."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 2 February 1928
    "Virginia Obituary. / Lynchburg, Feb. 1.—Charles H. Sackett, 82, for more than 50 years an attorney here, died at the home of his son-in-law, A.W.Mosby. He served throughout the Civil War in the Confederate Army until made a prisoner at Johnson's Island. He was associated with his son Henry M. Sackett. He is survived by these children: H.M. Sackett and Mrs. A.W. Mosby, of Lynchburg; Mrs. G.G. Sydnor, Charles Town, W.Va; Mrs. W.G. Sale, Richmond, and Mrs. A.R. Spencer, Florida."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 8 & 9 August 1932
    "Died. / Sackett—On Sunday, August 7, 1932, at 6:30 a.m., Lillian C., beloved wife of Maurice Sackett, and mother of Edwin J. Sackett and Anna Petty. / Remains resting at her late residence, 9 New York avenue northwest. Funeral services at Keller Memorial Lutheran Church on Wednesday, August 10, at 2 p.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited to attend."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 8 August 1932
    "Mrs. Lillian Sackett Dies
    Was Lutheran Sunday School Teacher Here For Ten Years.
    Mrs. Lillian C. Sackett, of 9 New York avenue northwest, died at her residence yesterday after an illness of eight months.
    Mrs. Sackett was born in New York 57 years ago and was a resident of this city for the last 30 years. For 10 years she taught Sunday school at the Keller Memorial Lutheran Church.
    She is survived by a son, Edwin J. Sackett; a daughter, Mrs Ann Petty; her mother, Mrs. Mary Beaver, all of this city, and a sister, Mrs. W. Wick, of Nyack, N.Y.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., at the Keller Memorial Lutheran Church, followed by interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 3 July 1938
    "Died. / Woods, Isaac Mathews. On Saturday, July 2, 1938, at Calvert County Hospital, Prince Frederick, Md., Isaac Mathews Woods, beloved husband of Georgie Forbes Woods and father of Loah Woods Wilkins and Charles Sackett Woods. …"
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 22 & 23 July 1939
    "Died. / Sackett, Johana Morris. On Friday, July 21, 1939, at her residence, 2103 Rhode Island ave. ne., Johana Morris Sackett, beloved wife of William A. Sackett and mother of Edith Baruch and Alice Sackett. Funeral from the W.W. Deal funeral home, 4812 Georgia ave. nw., on Monday, July 24, at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 30 April 1942
    "Applications for Marriage Licenses. / Charles Sackett Turner, 23, 1901 Wyoming Avenue Northwest, and Verona Jeanne Futton, 20, 2618 Rhose Island Avenue Northeast. The Rev. Peter Marshall."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]

Sources:
Website Newspaper Abstracts (http://www.newspaperabstracts.com).
Daily National Intelligencer, Washington, DC.
"Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003," digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk).
"Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers," digital image, Library of Congress (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/).