Harry Robert Sackett MD

FatherGeorge Ingalls Sackett (1847-)
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Harvey (-1905)
Marriage1896, Holyoke, Hampden CountyGEdith Parsons Hayes1,4
Marriage1933, Clearwater, Pinellas County, FloridaGEva S Miller5
Marriage1956, Pinellas County, FloridaGRetta L Smith6
Harry Robert Sackett MD (1871–1965)
Harry Robert Sackett MD, physician, son of George Ingalls Sackett and Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Harvey, was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 25 June 1871.1,2 He died aged 93 in Pinellas County, FloridaG, on 4 February 1965.3 He married first at Holyoke, Hampden CountyG, on 7 July 1896, Edith Parsons Hayes, daughter of Frederick Hayes and Margaret Noble.1,4 Edith was born in Plainwell, Allegan County, MichiganG, on 8 August 1871.7,8 Harry and Edith divorced sometime between 1930 and 1933. She died aged 80 at St Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OhioG, on 9 April 19529 and was buried at Forestdale Cemetery, Holyoke, Hampden County, MassachusettsG.10 Harry married second in Clearwater, Pinellas County, FloridaG, on 18 July 1933, Eva S Miller.5 Eva was born in Minersville, Schuylkill County, PennsylvaniaG, in about 1879.11 He married third in Pinellas County, FloridaG, in January 1956, Retta L Smith.6 Retta was born on 14 November 1878.8 She died aged 95 in Pinellas County, FloridaG, on 25 July 1974.12
     In 1880 Harry was living at West Springfield, Hampden CountyG, in the household of his parents George and Lizzie, and was recorded in the census as Harry R Sackett, at school, aged eight and born in Massachusetts.13
     Harry and Edith applied for a passport on 14 March 1900. They were then living at 251 Northampton Street, Holyoke, Hampden CountyG.14
     In 1908 Harry was the owner of a 8hp Cadillac, plate number 4857. He was living at 207 Walnut Street, HolyokeG.15
     In 1910 he was living at Walnut Street, Holyoke, Hampden CountyG, and was recorded as Harry R Sackett, a physician, head of household, aged 38. Living with him were his wife Edith, 38, and their son George, aged eight. Also in the household was Edith's widowed father Frederick Hayes, 67.16
     In 1920 he was living at Montgomery Avenue, HolyokeG, and was recorded as Harry R Sackett, a physician in general practice, head of household, aged 48. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Edith, 48, and their sons, George, 18, and Frederic, 7. There was also a male boarder in the household.17
     Harry visited Cuba in 1928, arriving back at Key West, Florida, from Havana on the SS Cuba on 26 June 1928.18
     In 1930 he was living at 5th Avenue North, St Petersburg, Pinellas County, FloridaG, and was recorded as Harry R Sackett, a physician, head of household, aged 58. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Edith, 58, their son Frederic, 18, and Harry's widowed father George, aged 83.19
     Harry was a member of the Mount Tom Lodge of Masons at Holyoke from 1901 and was awarded a 50-year veteran's medal in 1951.20
     Harry was listed in the St Petersburg Directory from 1922.21

Children of Harry Robert Sackett MD and Edith Parsons Hayes

5710. Harry Robert Sackett, M. D., 1871–, of Holyoke, Mass., son of (2889) George I. and Sarah E. Harvey Sackett, was married, July 7, 1896, to Edith Parsons Hoges, daughter of Fred A. Hoges and his wife Margaret E. Noble.
9200. George Leslie Sackett, b. Oct. 24, 1901.

Dr. Harry R. Sackett, Former Unit President
Dr. Harry R. Sackett, 93, former president of the Southern Medical Homeopathic Association, died Thursday.
     Dr. Sackett was born in Springfield, Mass., graduated from the New York Medical School and came to St. Petersburg 43 years ago from Holyoke, Mass.
     He was a member of the Congregational Church, a life member of the Masonic Lodge, Holyoke, and member of the Egypt Temple Shrine, Tampa.
     Surviving is his widow, Eva S; two sons. Dr. George Sackett, Cleveland and Prof. Frederick Sackett, Puerto Rico; a stepson, Hayden Smith, Alabama; five grandsons and three great-grandsons.
     Barnes and Yopp Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.

Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Florida, 5 Feb 1965, p 15

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "5710. Henry R. Sackett, b. June 25, 1871; m. Edith P. Hayes."
  2. "Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850" (American Ancestors transcript), v233, p45, birth "1871 June 25, Harry R Sackett, m, at Springfield, s. George I & Lizzie (Harvey), of Springfield, laborer, father b. Chicopee, mother b. Canada."
  3. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Harry Robert, d. Feb 1965, Pinellas."
  4. Vital Records, Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, "July 7, 1896, Holyoke, Harry R Sackett, of Holyoke, 25, physician, b. Springfield Mass, s. George I/J & Sara (Harvey); and Edith P Hayes, of Holyoke, 24, at home, b. Michigan, d. Frederick A & Margaret (Noble); both first m., by George W Winck, Holyoke, Minister of the Gospel."
  5. "Florida, Marriages, 1830–1993" (FamilySearch image), license application "Harry R Sackett, of 30916 7th Ave NE, St Petersburg, Fla, age 62, b. Springfield, Mass, divorced Pinellas Co, Fla, occ physician; to Eva S Miller, of 30916 7th Ave NE, St Petersburg, age 54, b. Minersville, Pa, prev m. not divorced, occ at home. Sworn 18 Jul 1933."
    Certificate, "Harry R Sackett and Eva S Miller married 18 Jul 1933 at Clearwater, Florida, by Alice Dillard, Notary Public. Witnesses: Betsy R Rives, Milton P James."
  6. "Florida, Marriage Indexes, 1822–1875 and 1927–2001" (Ancestry image), "Jan 1956, Pinellas County, Florida, Harry R Sackett and Retta L Smith."
  7. Passport application.
  8. Death record.
  9. "Ohio Deaths, 1908–1953" (FamilySearch image), "Edith Hayes Sackett, 80 years 8 months 1 day, b. Plainwell, Michigan, 8 Aug 1871, divorced, occ. at home, of 2900 Warrington Road, Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, d. St Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, 9 Apr 1952, bur. Forest Hill Cem, Holyoke, Mass, 12 Apr 1952, father Fred Hayes, mother Etta, informant Mrs Wm Kostelnik. Certificate 22467. Digital image 593, film 2246268."
  10. Find a Grave.
  11. Marriage record.
  12. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998", "Sackett, Retta L, d. 25 Jul 1974, Pinellas, 95, b. 14 Nov 1878."
  13. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254535, NA T9-0535/99A
    West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    George I Sackett, head, married, 33, b. MA, freight conductor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Lizzie Sackett, wife, 33, b. Canada, keeping house, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Harry R Sackett, son, 8, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. Canada.
  14. "US Passport Applications, 1795–1925" (Ancestry image), "Hampden County, Mass. Harry R Sackett, b. Springfield, Mass, 25 Jun 1871, & wife Edith P Sackett, b. Plainwell, Mich, 8 Aug 1871; res. Holyoke, Mass, occ. physician; intended return to US Sep 1900. Sworn 14 Mar 1900. Applicant: 28, 6ft 2½in, forehead high, eyes blue, nose long, mouth medium, chin prominent, hair l brown, complexion fair, face long & thin. Address 251 Northampton St, Holyoke, Mass."
  15. "Massachusetts: Automobile Registrations, 1908-1910" (American Ancestors image), "4857 Sackett, Harry R., 207 Walnut St., Holyoke—8 Cadillac."
  16. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_590, p. 10A, Enumeration District 0576, FHL microfilm 1374603
    Walnut Street, Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 21/22 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Harry R, head, 38, m. 13y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Can English, physician, own account
    Sackett, Edith P, wife, 38, m. 13y, 1 ch, living, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. Can English
    Sackett, George L, son, 8, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MI
    Hayes, Frederick A, father-in-law, 67, wd, b. ME, father b. ME, mother b. ME, none, own account.
  17. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_701, p. 2B, Enumeration District 71, Image 70
    Montgomery Avenue, Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Jan 1920
    Sackett, Harry R, head, home owned, 48, married, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada, physician, general practice
    Sackett, Edith P, wife, 48, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, George L, son, 18, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Frederic N, son, 7, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MI
    Mansfield, Charles, boarder, 26, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, book-keeper, paper mill.
  18. "Florida Passenger Lists 1898–1963" (Ancestry image), "SS Cuba, dep Havana, Cuba, 26 Jun 1928, arr Key West 26 Jun 1928, Sackett, Harry R, 57, married, b. Springfield, Mass, 26 Jun 1871, address St Petersburg, FLA."
  19. 1930 United States Federal Census, Roll 329, p. 3A, Enumeration District 0003, Image 61.0, FHL microfilm 2340064
    5th Ave North, St Petersburg City, Pinellas County, Florida, 4 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Harry R, head, home rented, $75, 58, m. at 25, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada English, physician, own office
    Sackett, Edith C, wife, 58, m. at 25, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. Canada English
    Sackett, Frederic, son, 18, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MI
    Sackett, George I, father, 83, wd, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  20. New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733–1990" (American Ancestors image), "Sackett, Harry Robert, res. Holyoke, occ. physician, nativity 1871-6-25 Springfield, lodge Mt Tom, initiated 1901-7-12, passed 1901-8-23, raised 1901-9-21, membership 1901-9-21, dec'd 1965-2-4, remarks: Vet's Medal 1951."
  21. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), St Petersburg, Florida, Directory, 1922, "Sackett Harry R (Edith), Physician, Office Hours 9 to 11 A.M. and 2:30 to 5 P.M., 402 Fourth Floor Willson-Chase Bldg, 315 Central av, Tel 279-J, h 849 9th av N, Tel 735-RR."; 1924, "Sackett Harry R (Edith), Physician, Office Hours 9 to 11 AM and 2 to 4 PM, 201 Central National Bank Bldg, Tel 279, h 849 9th av N, Tel 279."; 1927, "Sackett Harry R (Edith) phys 1027 15th av N h do."; 1933, "Sackett Harry R phys 309 16th av NE r do."; 1934, "Sackett Harry B (Eva S) phys 309 16th av NE r do."; 1935, 1936, "Sackett Harry R (Eva S) phys 327 5th av N h do."; 1937, "Sackett Harry R (Eva S) phys h309 16th av NE."; 1939, 1940, "Sackett Harry R (Eva S) phys 309 16th av NE h do."; 1941, "Sackett Harry R (Eva L) phys h309 16th av NE."; 1942, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, "Sackett Harry R (Eva S) phys 309 16th av NE h do."; 1956, 1957, "Sackett Harry R (Retta L) phys 309 16th av NE h do."
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