Robert Lytle Sackett

(1846-bef 1920)
FatherIsrael Sackett (1809-1880)
MotherMargaret Jane Allen (c 1812-c 1886)
Robert Lytle Sackett
(1846–)
(Src: Jenny Walz Selby)
Robert Lytle Sackett, son of Israel Sackett and Margaret Jane Allen, was born on 8 February 1846.1 He died before 1920 (when his wife Abbie was described as a widow.)2,3 He married first on 26 September 1883, Clara Augusta Wall, daughter of William W Wall and Clara Goodsell.1
     Robert and Clara were divorced in about 1893 after Clara left to take up an acting career and Robert published newspaper advertisements disclaiming responsibility for his wife's mounting debts. The newspapers made much of the evident acrimony between the parties.4 He married second in about 1900, Abbie K ___.3 Abbie was born in New York StateG, in about 18593 and died aged 99 in Stamford, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 4 December 1958.5,6
     In 1860 Robert was living in North Hempstead, Queens County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Israel and Margaret, and was recorded in the census as Robert L Sackett, aged 14 and born in New York.7
     In 1869 Robert was living in his father's household at 20 Butler Street, BrooklynG and was listed in the city directory as a clerk.8
     In 1870 he was living in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York StateG, and was recorded as Robert S Sackett, a store clerk, aged 24. He was a resident in a boarding house.9
     In 1880 he was living in BrooklynG, and was recorded as Robert Sackett, a bookkeeper, aged 35, single. He was a boarder in the household of Anna Anderson, 48, a widow.10
     Robert was listed as a lithographer in the Mount Vernon city directories of 1899, 1911, and 1912. In the 1914 edition he was listed as a vice-president [presumably of the Sackett & Wilhelms Lithographing Company].11
     In 1900 he was living at Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York StateG, and was recorded as Robert L Sackett, lithographer, head of household, divorced, aged 54 and born in New York. He rented his home. Living with him was his daughter Maud, aged 14. Also in the household were a housekeeper and two servants.12
     In 1910 he was living at East Sidney Avenue, Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York StateG, in the household of his daughter Maud and son-in-law Irving Deming, and was recorded as Robert L Sackett, a print salesman, aged 64. His second wife, Abbie, was living with him.13
     In 1920 Abbie, aged 60 and now a widow, was living at Harmon Avenue, Pelham, Westchester County, New York StateG with her stepdaughter Maude and Maude's husband Irving.14
     Abbie was listed in the 1922 Mount Vernon, New York, City Directory, when she was living at 71 Harmon Avenue, Mount VernonG.2 She moved by 1930 to Greenwich, ConnecticutG.15
     In 1930 Abbie, aged 70, was living at Riverside Avenue, Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG with her stepdaughter Maude and Maude's second husband Edgar Walz.16 She was also listed there in the 1940 census, living with Maude and Edgar.17 She remained at Riverside Avenue, GreenwichG for the rest of her life, the last entry in the Greenwich Directory recording her death in 1958.15

Child of Robert Lytle Sackett and Clara Augusta Wall

Sackett Family Association descendants
Jennifer Walz Selby.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference3269.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3269. Robert Little Sacket, b. Feb. 8, 1846; m. Clara Wall."
  2. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Mount Vernon, New York, City Directory, 1922, "Sackett Abbie K., wid Robert L., h 71 Harmon av."
  3. Census.
  4. The World (New York), digital image, WorldVitalRecords (http://www.worldvitalrecords.com).
  5. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Greenwich, Connecticut, Directory, 1960, "Sackett Abbie K wid Robert L died Dec 4 1958 age 99."
  6. "Connecticut Death Index 1949–2012", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Abbie K, d. Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, 4 Dec 1958, widowed, age 99, res. Greenwich, Fairfield, spouse Robe [sic]."
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M653_843; Page: 107; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 803843
    North Hempstead, Queens County, New York, 3 Aug 1860
    Sackett, Israel, 51, farmer, real estate $2,500, personal estate $500, b. MA
    Sackett, Margaret J, 48, b. NY
    Sackett, Robert L, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Emanuel R, 12, b. NY
    Sackett, Ella M, 10, b. NY.
  8. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1869, "Sackett Charles E, clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Emanuel K. clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett George W. book-kpr. h 20 Butler", "Sackett Israel, printer, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Robert L. clerk, h 20 Butler."
  9. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M593_946; Page: 215B; Image: 328832; Family History Library Film: 552445
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Sackett, Robert S, 24, clerk in store, b. NY
    [Resident in boarding house].
  10. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), FHL 1254853, NA T9-0853/160B
    Brooklyn, Kings, New York
    Robt. Sackett, boarder, single, 35, b. NY, bookkeeper, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    [In household of Anna Anderson, widow, 48].
  11. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Mount Vernon, New York, City Directory, 1899, "Sackett Robert L. lithographing N.Y. city, h 154 N Fulton"; 1911, 1912, "Sackett Robert L., lithgpr, (N.Y.), h 205 E Sidney av"; 1914, "Sackett Robert L., v-pres, h 17 Harmon av, Pwood."
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), T623_1176, p. 8A, Enumeration District 89.
    Mt Vernon, Westchester, New York
    Sackett, Robert L, head, b. Feb 1846, 54, divorced, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. NY, lithographer, home rented, house
    Sackett, Maud, dau, b. Jun 1885, 14, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, at school
    Kingman, Abbie E, employee, b. May 1859, 41, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, housekeeper
    O'Brien, Lizzie, servant, b. May 1874, 26, single, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, domestic servant
    Neary, Anna, servant, b. Aug 1880, 19, single, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, domestic servant.
  13. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_1089; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1375102
    East Sidney Avenue, Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York, 23 Apr 1910
    Deming, Irving S, head, 24? [poor image; actual 34], m1. 3y, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. Canada, salesman, lithography
    Deming, Maud, [wife], 24, m1. 3y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Robert L, [son], 1 2/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Mehitable? [poor image; Nathalie], dau, 2/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Rebecca, mother, 68, wd, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Robert L, father-in-law, 64, m2. 9y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, salesman, lithography
    Sackett, Abby K, mother-in-law, 50, m1. 9y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England.
  14. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_1281; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 161; Image: 652
    Harmon Ave, Pelham, Westchester County, New York
    Deming, Irving S, head, home owned on mortgage, 44, married, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. Canada, salesman, printing
    Deming, Maud S, wife, 34, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Lytle, son, 11, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Nathalie, dau, 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, Joan, dau, 1, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Albie K, mother-in-law, 60, wid, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England.
  15. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Greenwich, Connecticut, Directory, 1930, 1934, "Sackett Abbie K (wid Robt L) r ns Riverside av 4 e Gilliam la"; 1952, 1953, 1955, "Sackett Abbie K wid Robert L r Riverside av R"; 1958, "Sackett Abbie K wid Robert L r 197 Riverside av R"; 1960, "Sackett Abbie K wid Robert L died Dec 4 1958 age 99."
  16. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 257; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0139; Image: 1076.0; FHL microfilm: 2339992
    River Side Ave, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 4 Apr 1930
    Walze, Edgar A, head, home owned $40,000, 42, 1st m. at 35, b. CA, father b. MN, mother b. MN, secretary & treasurer Bank
    Walze, Maude S, wife, 44, 1st m. at 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Deming, R Lytle, stepson, 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Walze, Joan H, dau, 11, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Walze, Edgar A III, son, 5, b. CT, father b. NY [sic], mother b. NY
    Sackett, Abbie K, mother-in-law, 70, wd, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England.
  17. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T627_496; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 1-62
    Riverside Avenue, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 23 Apr 1940
    Walz, Edgar A Jr, head, 52, married, b. CA, secretary/treasurer, ... credit corp
    Walz, Maude S, wife, 54, b. NY
    Walz, Edgar A III, son, 15, b. NY
    Walz [sic], Nathalie S, stepdau, 30, divorced, b. CT, secretary, Woolen? house
    Deming, R Lytle, stepson, 31, b. NY, safety engineer, American surety co
    Sackett, Abbie K, mother-in-law, 80, wid, b. NY
    Jenkins, Hatty, maid 18, single, b. AL, maid, private family.
Last Edited9 March 2017