Leroy Sylvester Sackett

(1896-1956)
FatherSamuel S Sackett (1842-1932)
MotherSarah Hodson (1866-1910)
Leroy Sylvester Sackett, son of Samuel S Sackett and Sarah Hodson, was born in Wilmerding, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 18 April 1896.1,2 He died aged 60 at the Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny CountyG, on 6 December 1956 and was buried at Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights, Allegheny CountyG, on 10 December 1956.3 He married in about 1917, Lillian Quinn. Lillian was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1898.1
     In 1900 Leroy was living at Fifth Avenue, Arnold, Westmoreland County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Samuel and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Leroy S Sackett, aged four and born in Pennsylvania.4
     In 1910 he was living at Cherry Street, Brackenridge, Allegheny CountyG, in the household of his widowed father Samuel, and was recorded as Leroy S Sackett, aged 13.5
     Leroy was listed in the New Kensington City Directory in 1915. He was a mill worker and was living at 106 Cherry StreetG.6
     Leroy completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was aged 21 and was a craneman. He was living at 106 Cheng Street, BrackenridgeG, and was single.7
     In 1920 he was living at Third Street, BrackenridgeG, in the household of Lilly's parents John and Annie Boyd, and was recorded as Leroy S Sacket, a watchman at the Sand & Gravel Company, aged 23. Living with him were his wife Lilly, 21, and their daughter Margaret, aged one.8
     In 1927 Leroy and Lillian were living at 348 Mile Lock Lane, BrackenridgeG. Leroy was a railway conductor.9
     In 1930 he was living at Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny CountyG, and was recorded as Leroy Sackett, a grinder in a steel mill, head of household, aged 34. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillian, 32, and their children, Margaret, 11, David, 9, Ruth, 7, Phillip, 6, Richard, 4, and Lillian, aged two.10
     Leroy completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 46 and was a self-employed painting contractor. He was living at 407, 4th Avenue, TarentumG.11
Leroy S Sackett (1896–1956), Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave)

Children of Leroy Sylvester Sackett and Lillian Quinn

Sackett Family Association descendants
Catherine Sackett, Phyllis Showalter and Leroy Anthony "Lee" Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906–1967", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Leroy S, d. Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, PA, 6 Dec 1956, aged 60, res. 903 Painter Avenue, Natrona Hgts, Harrison Twp, Allegheny County, married, maintenance man, b. Wilmerding, PA, 18 Apr 1896, wife Lillian Quinn Sackett, father Samuel Sackett, mother Sarah Hodson, informant Philip M Sackett Sr, Natrona Heights, cause dissecting aneurysm of abdominal aorta, bur. Mt Airy Cemetery, 10 Dec 1956."
  4. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 1496, p. 6B, Enumeration District 78, FHL microfilm 1241496
    Fifth Avenue, Arnold Borough, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Samuel S, head, b. Nov 1839, 61, m. 10y, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. NY, occ. billiards and pool, home rented
    Sackett, Sarah, wife, b. Jul 1866, 33, m. 10y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. England, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng, immigrated 1887, 13y in US
    Sackett, Earl W, son, b. Jan 1894, 6, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. Eng
    Sackett, Leroy S, son, b. Apr 1896, 4, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. Eng
    Sackett, Madalene L, dau, b. Apr 1900, 1/12, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. Eng.
  5. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1292; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 1375305
    Cherry Street, Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 22 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Samuel S, head, 71, wid, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, pool room, own account, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, William E, son, 16, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England
    Sackett, Leroy S, son, 13, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England
    Sackett, Madaline, dau, 10, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England
    Sackett, Mabel G, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England.
  6. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, New Kensington City Directory, Pennsylvania, 1915, "Sackett Leroy S, mill wkr, res 106 Cherry."
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Allegheny. Roll 1852393. Draft Board 15, "No 3176/290, Leroy Sackett, age 21, of 106 Cheng St, Brackenridge, Pa, b. 18 Apr 1896, natural-born citizen, b. Wilmerding, Pa, craneman, West Penn Street Co, Brackenridge, no dependents, single, white, no previous military service, no exemption claimed. Registrant tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald, no disabilities. Reg Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 5 Jun 1917."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1510; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 22
    3rd St, Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 7 Jan 1920
    Boyd, John, head, home owned on mortgage, 56, naturalized 1885, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, coal miner
    Boyd, Annie K, wife, 51, naturalized 1885, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sacket, Lilly K, dau, 21, b. PA, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sacket, Margaret M, gdau, 1, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Leroy S, son-in-law, 23, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, watchman, Sand & Gravel Co.
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, New Kensington City Directory, Pennsylvania, 1927, "Sackett Leroy S (Lillian) cond A V St Ry Co h348 Mile Lock lane, Brackenridge Pa."
  10. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 0618; FHL microfilm: 2341698
    Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Leroy, head, home rented $17 pm, 34, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England, grinder, steel mill
    Sackett, Lillian, wife, 32, m. at 19, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. Northern Ireland
    Sackett, Margret, dau, 11, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, David, son, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Phillip, son, 6, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Richard, son, 4 3/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, 2 7/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  11. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial U2881, Leroy Sylvester Sackett, 407, 4th Ave, Tarentum, Alleg, PA, age 46, b. Wilmerding, PA, 18 Apr 1896, contact Mrs Leo Kendall, 635, 3rd Ave, Tarentum, self-employed, painting contrct, race white, ht 5' 8½", eyes gray, wt 160, hair gray, compexion light. Reg Erie, PA, 27 Apr 1942."
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