William Post Sackett

(1856-1946)
FatherWilliam Post Sackett (c 1832-)
MotherMargaretta Elizabeth Garner (1831-1919)
William Post Sackett, son of William Post Sackett and Margaretta Elizabeth Garner, was born in New York StateG, in 1856.1,2,3 He died aged about 90 in 1946 and was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.4 He married in Bethesda Presbyterian Church, PhiladelphiaG, on 7 November 1878, Maria Tilton Hubbert, daughter of John Anthony Hubbert and Mary A Herbell.1,5 Maria was born in 1854.2 She died aged about 84 in 1938 and was buried at Laurel Hill CemeteryG.4
     In 1880 William was living in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded in the census as William P Sackett, a silverware salesman, head of household, married, aged 23 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Maria, 23, and their son John, aged ten months.6
     In 1895 William donated a trophy, the Sackett Cup, for an annual 100-yard swimming race in Philadelphia. The race was still being held in 1922, the cup being described as the "oldest swimming trophy in this country and Canada."
     William visited England in 1903 and 1904, leaving for New York from SouthamptonG on the SS Fürst Bismarck on 3 July 1903, and again leaving SouthamptonG on the SS Philadelphia on 2 July 1904 and arriving in New York on 9 July.7,8
     In 1905 he was living in Manhattan, New York CityG, and was recorded as William P Sackett, a manager, head of household, aged 44. Living with him were his wife Maria, 42, and their son Harold, 18.9
     In 1910 he was living at Ferry Road, New Britain, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as William P Sackett, a store manager, head of household, aged 52. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Maria, 50, and their unmarried son Harold, 23. William and Maria's son John and his family were living next door but one.10
     In 1920 he was living in New BritainG, and was recorded as William P Sackett, a self-employed jeweller, head of household, aged 63. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Marie, 60, and their unmarried son Harold, 33.11
     In 1930 he was living at North Broadway, White Plains, Westchester County, New York StateG, and was recorded as William P Sackett, head of household, aged 71. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Maria, 70, and their son Harold, 44.12
     William and Marie were listed in the White Plains City Directories from 1930 to 1932, living at 87 North BroadwayG.13 In 1934 they were living at 4 Westchester AvenueG.14
William Post Sackett (1856–1946), Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Mary Phalan)

Children of William Post Sackett and Maria Tilton Hubbert

Sackett Family Association descendants
Anthony Austin.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference5094.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "5095. William Post Sackett, b. ___ , m. Marie Tilton Hubbard."
  2. Gravestone.
  3. Census.
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "7 Nov 1878, Bethesda Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, William P Sackett to Maria T Hubbert, both of Philadelphia."
  6. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), FHL 1255184 NA T9-1184/243A (TEK, TCS)
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    William P. Sackett, head, married, 23, b. NY, salesman silverware, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Maria T. Sackett, other, married, 23, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    John H. Sackett, son, 10 months, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  7. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "SS Philadelphia, dep. Southampton, 2 Jul 1904, arr. New York, 9 Jul 1904, William Post Sackett, US citizen."
  8. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "SS Fürst Bismarck, dep. Southampton, 3 Jul 1903, arr. New York, [blank], Mr Wm P Sackett, American citizen."
  9. 1905 New York state census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Manhattan, New York, 1 Jun 1905
    Sackett, William P, head, 44, b. US, manager
    Sackett, Maria T, wife, 42, b. US
    Sackett, Harold A, son, 18, b. US, student col.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_1320; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1375333
    Ferry Road, New Britain, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 13 May 1910
    Sackett, William P, head, 52, m. 31y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, manager, store, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Maria F, wife, 50, m. 31y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harold P, son, 23, single, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA.
    [Next door but one to John Sackett]
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_1542; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 17
    New Britain, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 12 Jan 1920
    Sackett, William P, head, home owned free of mortgage, 63, married, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, jeweller, own business
    Sackett, Marie T, wife, 60, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harold P, son, 33, single, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA, farmer, general farm.
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1666; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0362; Image: 156.0; FHL microfilm: 2341400
    N Broadway, White Plains, Westchester County, New York, 3 Apr 1930
    Sackett, William P, head, home rented $175 p.m., 71, m. at 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, occ. none
    Sackett, Maria T, wife, 70, m. at 20, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harold P, son, 44, single, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA, occ. none.
  13. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), White Plains, New York, City Directories, 1930, 1931, 1932, "Sackett Wm P (Marie) h87 N Broadway apt 1K."
  14. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), White Plains, New York, City Directory, 1934, "Sackett Wm P (Marie) h4 Westchester av apt 2K."
Last Edited1 September 2017