Harry Oliver Sackett

(1868-1926)
FatherSamuel S Sackett (1842-1932)
MotherRebecca Green (1845-1898)
Harry Oliver Sackett, son of Samuel S Sackett and Rebecca Green, was born in Alliance, Stark County, OhioG, on 12 May 1868.1,2 He died aged 58 at 228 Frederick Avenue, Sewickley, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 20 May 19263 and was buried at Sewickley CemeteryG on 24 May 1926.4 His wife Cora was appointed administrator of his estate.5 He married at Allegheny CountyG on 16 October 1895, Cora Palmer, daughter of Phillip Palmer and Mahalia Waters.1,6 Cora was born in Cadiz, Harrison County, OhioG, on 25 July 1865.1,4,7 She died aged 92 at home in 4990 Willow Drive, Whitehall, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 19 March 1958 and was buried at Sewickley CemeteryG.4,8
     In 1880 Harry was living at Beaver Street, Sewickley, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded in the census as Harry Sacket, aged twelve and born in Pennsylvania. He was living with his mother Rebecca in the household of Rebecca's widowed mother Eliza Green.9
     Harry was listed in the Pittsburgh City Directory from 1890 to 1898, living in SewickleyG.10
     In 1900 Harry was living at Fife? Street, SewickleyG, and was recorded in the census as Harry O Sackett, a railroad clerk, head of household, aged 32. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Cora, 33, and their daughter Hope, aged one.11
     In 1910 he was living at Blackburn Avenue, SewickleyG, and was recorded as Harry O Sackett, a railroad freight agent, head of household, aged 41. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Cora, 44, and their children, Hope, 11, and Rebecca, aged two. There was also a female boarder in the household.12
     In 1920 he was living at Frederick Avenue, SewickleyG, and was recorded as Harry O Sackett, a freight agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad, head of household, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Cora, 54, and their daughter Rebecca, aged eleven.13
     After Harry's death, Cora removed to Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaG, where she was recorded in the city directory froom 1941 to 1947.14
Harry Oliver Sackett (1868–1926), Sewickley Cemetery, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Riann)

Children of Harry Oliver Sackett and Cora Palmer

 Notes & Citations

  1. John W Jordan, Editor-in-Chief, Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York (1915).
  2. "Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774–1973", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, male, b. Stark, Ohio, 12 May 1868, father Samuel Sackett, mother Rebecca S Green."
  3. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Harry Oliver, d. 228 Frederick Ave, Sewickley, Allegheny County, PA, 20 May 1926, b. Alliance, Ohio, 12 May 1868, 58-0-8, freight agent, Sewickley, wife Cora Palmer Sackett, father Samuel S Sackett b. OH, mother Rebecca Green b. Sewickley, informant Hope Sackett Shafer, 228 Frederick Ave, cause chronic myocarditis, bur. Sewickley Cemetery, 24 May 1926."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683–1993", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Harry, d. Sewickley, 20 May 1926, Cora Palmer Sackett Admnr cta, ref. 18:424:5."
  6. "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852–1968", digital image, Ancestry.com, "16 Oct 1895, Allegheny County, PA, Harry O Sackett, b. Sewickley [sic], 12 May 1868, res. Sewickley, clerk, to Cora Palmer, b. Cadiz, Ohio, 25 Jul 1868, res. Sewickley. Both 1st m. By Rev N Luccock."
  7. Marriage record.
  8. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Cora Palmer, d. 4990 Willow Drive, Whitehall, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, 19 Mar 1958, res. 4990 Willow Drive, aged 92, b. Unionport, Ohio, 25 Jul 1865, widow of Harry Oliver Sackett, father Phillip Palmer, mother Mahalia Waters, informant Mrs Kenneth Miller, 4990 Willow Drive, cause coronary occlusion, bur. Sewickley Cemetery, Allegheny County, 22 Mar 1958."
  9. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1255088 NA T9-1088/426C
    Beaver Street, Sewickley, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 5 Jun 1880
    Eliza Green, head, widow, 58, b. PA, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Margt. Green, dau, single, 28, b. PA, home, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Mary Lynch, dau, married, 35, b. PA, seamstress, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Rebeka Sacket, dau, married, 32, b. PA, seamstress, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Frank Fitzimons, gson, 14, b. PA, home, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Lida Sacket, gdau, 13, b. PA, home, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Harry Sacket, gson, 12, b. PA, home, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  10. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Pittsburgh City Directory, 1890, "Sackett Harry, warerouseman [sic], Westinghouse Elec Co, h Sewickley, PFW & C Ry."; 1891, 1892, "Sackett Harry O, clk Penna Co, h Sewickley, PFW & C Ry."; 1898, "Sackett Harry O, freight agt, 324 Chestnut."
  11. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0488; FHL microfilm: 1241371
    Fife? Street, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 7 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Harry O, head, b. May 1868, 32, m. 3y, b. OH, father b. PA, mother b. PA, clerk RR, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Cora, wife, b. Jul 1866, 33, m. 3y, 1 ch, living, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Hope G, son [sic], b. Jul 1898, 1, b. PA, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  12. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1297; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0221; FHL microfilm: 1375310
    Blackburn Avenue, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 23 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Harry O, head, 41, m1. 14y, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. PA, freight agent, railroad, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Cora, wife, 44, m1. 14y, 2 ch, both living, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Hope, dau, 11, b. PA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Rebecca G, dau, 2, b. PA, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Lawrence, Zola, boarder, 28, single, b. ?, father b. OH, mother b. OH, clerk, railroad.
  13. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1528; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 790
    Frederick Avenue, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 13 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Harry O, head, home owned on mortgage, 52, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. PA, freight agt, Penn Railroad
    Sackett, Cora, wife, 54, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Rebecca, dau, 11, b. PA, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  14. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Bethlehem City Directory, 1941, "Sackett Cora P wid Harry O r 934 Highland av."; 1943, "Sackett Cora P wid Harry P [sic] r 934 Highland av."; 1945, 1947, "Sackett Cora P wid Harry O r 934 Highland av."
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