Percy Hamilton Sackett

(1883-1973)
FatherGeorge Washington Sackett (1841-1902)
MotherJosephine Dorsch (-c 1900)
Percy Hamilton Sackett, son of George Washington Sackett and Josephine Dorsch, was born in New York CityG, on 21 February 1883.1,2,3 He died aged 90 in Hennepin County, MinnesotaG, on 15 November 19734,5 and was buried at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin CountyG.6 He married first in Manhattan, New York CityG, on 26 December 1908, Bessie W Roman, daughter of Walter C Roman and Carrie Decker.7,8 Bessie was born in New York CityG, on 1 December 1884.2,9 She died aged 82 in Hennepin County, MinnesotaG, on 15 May 196710 and was buried at Lakewood Cemetery, MinneapolisG.6 He married second in Minnehaha County, South DakotaG, on 6 July 1967, Isabella Marie (Skillingstad) Schroeder, daughter of Martin O Skillingstad and Eva I Olson.11 Percy was aged 84 at the date of his second marriage. Isabella was born in Windom, Cottonwood County, MinnesotaG, on 19 January 18999 and died aged 97 in Anoka County, MinnesotaG, on 7 July 1996.12,13,14
     In 1892 Percy was living in Brooklyn, New York StateG, in the household of his parents George and Josephine, and was recorded in the census as Percy H Sackett, aged nine.15
     In 1900 he was living at Monroe Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York StateG, in the household of his widowed father George, and was recorded as Percey H Sackett, a railroad office worker, aged 17 and born in New York.16
     In 1910 he was living at Pearl Street, Joplin, Jasper County, MissouriG, and was recorded as Percy H Sackett, a civil engineer on the railroad, head of household, aged 30. Living with him were his wife Bessie, 25, and their son Richard, aged six months.17
     Percy was listed in the St Paul, MinnesotaG directories from 1914 to 1918 as an engineer, and in 1917 and 1918 was running his own business.18
     Percy completed a World War I draft registration card in 1918. He was aged 35 and was living at 819 Ella Street, Willmar, Kandiyohi County, MinnesotaG with his wife. He was a manufacturer trading as P H Sackett Syndicate.19
     In 1920 he was living at Litchfield Avenue West, Willmar, Kandiyohi County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Percy H Sackett, a secretary in an implements factory, head of household, aged 37. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Bessie, 35, and their son Richard, aged ten.20
     He was listed in the Minneapolis City Directory from 1922 to 1928 and by 1927 was the district manager at the Harnischfeger Sales Corporation.21
     In 1930 he was living at Pleasant Avenue, MinneapolisG, and was recorded as Percy H Sackett, district manager of an excavating equipment company, head of household, aged 47. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Bessie, 45, their son Richard, 20, and Bessie's widowed mother Carrie Roman, 70.22
     Percy was listed in the 1938 and 1941 Minneapolis City Directories living at 3849 Pleasant Avenue, MinneapolisG. He was district manager of the Harnischfeger Corporation.23
     Percy completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was living at 3849 Pleasant Avenue, MinneapolisG, aged 59, and was employed by Harnishfeger Corporation.24

Child of Percy Hamilton Sackett and Bessie W Roman

Reference6058.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6058. Percy Hamilton Sackett, b. Feb. 21, 1883."
  2. Census.
  3. Marriage record.
  4. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2002", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Percy H, b. 21 Feb 1883, d. Hennepin County, 15 Nov 1973."
  5. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Percy Sackett, b. Feb 21, 1883, d. Nov, 1973, SSN 468-01-0477 issued MN, residence Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55405, county Hennepin."
  6. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  7. "New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866–1937", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "26 Dec 1908, Manhattan, Percy H Sackett & Bessie W Roman, cert 23616."
  8. "United States Marriages", database, Findmypast (http://findmypast.co.uk), "26 Dec 1908, at Manhattan, New York, Percy Hamill Sackett, single, 26, b. New York City, father George W Sackett, mother Josephine Dorech; to Bessie W Roman, single, 24, b. New York City, father Walter C Roman, mother Carrie Decker."
  9. Death record.
  10. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2002", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Bessie W, b. 1 Dec 1884, d. Hennepin County, 15 May 1967, mother's maiden name Decker."
  11. "South Dakota, Marriages, 1905–2013", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "6 Jul 1967, at Minnehaha, SD, P Sackett, of Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, 84; to Isabella Schroeder, of Minneapolis, 68."
  12. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Isabella Marie, b. Windom, MN, 19 Jan 1899, d. 7 Jul 1996, father Martin O Skillingstad, mother Eva I Olson. Listed Jul 1968 as Isabella Marie Sackett."
  13. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2002", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Isabella M, b. 19 Jan 1899, d. Anoka County, 7 Jul 1996, mother's maiden name Olson."
  14. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Isabella M Sackett, b. Jan 19, 1899, d. Jul 7, 1996, SSN 476-64-5063 issued MN, residence Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55448, county Anoka."
  15. "New York State census 1892", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, 16 Feb 1892
    Sackett, George, 51, b. US, merchant
    Sackett, Josephine, 51, b. US
    Sackett, Hattie W?, 23, b. US
    Sackett, Harry, 15, b. US, clerk
    Sackett, Percy H, 9, b. US
    Dorsch, Peter, 77, b. US, gentleman
    McCue, Sarrah, 19, b. Ireland, servant.
  16. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1061; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0397; FHL microfilm: 1241061
    Monroe Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George W, head, b. Mar 1841, 59, wid, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, printing house
    Sackett, Henry A, son, b. Mar 1877, 23, b. NJ, father b. NY, mother b. NY, lithographer
    Sackett, Percey H, son, b. Feb 1883, 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, RR office
    Sackett, Hattie W, dau, b. Apr 1869, 31, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  17. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_790; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0048; FHL microfilm: 1374802
    Pearl St, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, 18 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Percy H, head, 30, m. 1y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, civil engineer, railroad
    Sackett, Bessie W, wife, 25, m. 1y, 1 ch, living, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Richard R, son, 6/12, b. AR, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  18. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), St Paul, Minnesota, City Directory, 1914, "Sackett Percy H civ eng St P Union Depot Co r 427 Dewey av."; 1915, 1916, "Sackett Percy H asst eng Union Depot Co b 702 Cedar."; 1917, "Sackett Percy H pres Twin City Frog & Switch Co r 719 Marshall av."; 1918, "Sackett Percy H pres r 719 Marshall av."
  19. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), Minnesota, Kandiyohi. Roll 1675513.
    "Serial no 374, Order no 482, Percy Hamilton Sackett, 819 Ella St., Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minn., age 35, b. 21 Feb 1883, white, native born, manufacturer, P.H. Sackett Syndicate, Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minn., nok: Mrs. P.H. Sackett, 819 Ella St., Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minn., Registrant: tall ht, med build, gray eyes, light hair, no disabilities, Reg date not listed."
  20. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_841; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 82; Image: 799
    Lichfield Ave W, Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, 16 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Percy H, head, home rented, 37, married, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, secretary, implements factory
    Sackett, Bessie W, wife, 35, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Richard R, son, 10, b. AR, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  21. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Minneapolis City Directory, 1922, "Sackett Percy H salsn r apt 4, 2009 Garfield av."; 1925, "Sackett Percy H sales eng r 1623 W 32d."; 1927, "Sackett Percy H dist mgr Harnischfeger Sales Corp h 5057 Oliver av S."; 1928, Sackett Percy H dist mgr Harnischfeger Sales Corp h 3849 Pleasant av."
  22. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1100; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0253; Image: 89.0; FHL microfilm: 2340835
    Pleasant Avenue, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 9 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Percy H, head, home rented $65 pm, 47, m. at 26, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, district manager, Excavating Equipment Co
    Sackett, Bessie W, wife, 45, m. at 24, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Richard R, son, 20, single, b. AR, father b. NY, mother b. NY, sketch artist
    Roman, Carrie, mother-in-law, 70, wid, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  23. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Minneapolis City Directory, 1938, 1941, "Sackett Percy H (Bessie W) dist mgr Harnischfeger Corp h3849 Pleasant av."
  24. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Serial no. U227, Percy Hamilton Sackett, 3849 Pleasant Ave, Mpls, Minn, age 59, b. Brooklyn, NY, 21 Feb 1883, nok Richard R Sackett, Shields Ave, St Paul, employer Harnishfeger Corp, 840 Lumber Exch, Mpls., race white, ht 6', wt 198, eyes blue, hair brown, complexion light brown, no marks. Reg Lyndale School, Minneapolis, Minn, 27 Apr 1942."
Last Edited31 March 2017