Federal Naturalization Records
"USA Declaration of Intention, Superior Court of Fairfield County, Samull Sackett, 34, tailor, color white, complexion dark, 5' 8˝", 155 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes, no distinctive marks, b. Ekalunoslare, Russia, 1 Oct 1879, res. 664 Harral Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, emigrated from Bremen, Germany, on vessel Shalet, last res. Ekalunoslare, Russia, arr. New York 15 Jun 1896. Sworn 18 Sep 1914, before Wm P Haviland, clerk of Superior Court, Michael J Flanagan, asst clerk."
"USA Petition for Naturalization, Superior Court of Fairfield County at Bridgeport. Petition of Samull Sackett, of 791 Lindley Street, Bridgeport, tailor, b. 1 Oct 1879 at Ekalunoslare, Russia. Emigrated from Bremen, Germany, 30 May 1896 [sic], on vessel Shalet, arriving at New York 1 Jun 1896 [sic]. Declared intention to become US citizen on 18 Sep 1914 at Bridgeport Superior Court. Wife Rebecca, b. 10 May 1885 at Kiev, Russia, res. 791 Lindley Street, Bridgeport. Children: Helen b. Brooklyn, NY, 29 Aug 1903, Sidney b. Bridgeport, Conn, 11 Mar 1913, both now reside at Bridgeport, Conn. Also requesting name change to Samuel Sackett. Sworn 16 Mar 1918 before Michael J Flanagan, asst clerk. Witnesses: James P Kierman, City Sheriff, Bridgeport; Myer Sackett, tailor, Bridgeport."
"Oath of Allegiance sworn 24 Sep 1918; admitted citizen of USA 24 Sep 1918; orderd name changed from Samull Sackett to Samuel Sackett."
Certificate of Citizenship
"Certificate 866316 issued 24 Sep 1918 by Superior Court with remarks "change of name to Samuel Sackett"."
—Abstracts from "Connecticut, Federal Naturalization Records, 1790–1996."