Howard Joseph Sackett

FatherJoseph Hunting Sackett (1860-1939)
MotherIdella Dillavou (1867-1951)
Birth1892, New York CityG,1,2
Marriage1915, Champaign County, IllinoisGBessie May Wagy3
Howard Joseph Sackett, son of Joseph Hunting Sackett and Idella Dillavou, was born in New York CityG on 26 May 1892.1,2 He died aged 69 on 7 October 1961 and was buried at East Lawn Cemetery, Urbana, Champaign County, IllinoisG.4 He married in Champaign County, IllinoisG, in 1915, Bessie May Wagy, daughter of William H Wagy and Florence Ward.3 Bessie was born in IllinoisG in about 1895.1
     In 1920 he was living at West Charles Street, Champaign, IllinoisG, and was recorded as J Howard Sackett, a furniture merchant, self-employed, head of household, aged 28. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Bess, 25, and their son Howard Jr, aged two.5
     Howard was listed in the Champaign-Urbana City Directory from 1927. He was employed by the University of Illinois, ChampaignG, from 1931 and in the 1950s was a steam fitter there.6
     In 1930 he was living at Green Street, Urbana, Champaign CountyG, and was recorded as Howard J Sackett, a machinist at the University of Illinois, head of household, aged 36. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Bess, 34, and their son Joseph, aged eleven.7
     Howard completed a World War II draft registration card in April 1942. He was aged 49 and was employed at the University of Illinois. He was living at 1268 East Green Street, Urbana, Champaign CountyG.8

Child of Howard Joseph Sackett and Bessie May Wagy

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft registration.
  3. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800–1940" (Ancestry transcript), "1915, Champaign County, IL, Howard J Sackett, 23, father J H Sackett, mother Idella Dillavon; & Bessie May Wagy, 20, father Wm H Wagy, mother Florence Ward."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll: T625_298; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 14
    W Charles St, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, 12 Jan 1920
    Sackett, J Howard, head, home rented, 28, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, merchant, furniture, own account
    Sackett, Bess, wife, 25, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Howard Jr, son, 2 11/12, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IL.
  6. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Champaign-Urbana City Directory, 1927, 1928, "Sackett Howard J (Bess), lather, r 1208 E Green (U)."; 1931, "Sackett Howard J (Bess), hlpr U of I, r 1208 E Green U."; 1932, "Sackett Howard J (Bess W) 1B mach U of I r 1208 E Green U."; 1935, "Sackett Howard J (Bess W), lab U of I, r 1208 E Green U."; 1957, 1958, "Sackett Howard J (Bess) steam fitter U of I h1208 E Green U."; 1959, 1960, "Sackett Howard J (Bess) stmftr U of I h1208 E Green (U)."
  7. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0069; FHL microfilm: 2340145
    Green Street, Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, 16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Howard J, head, home owned $4,000, 36, m. at 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. IL, machinist, University of Ill
    Sackett, Bess, wife, 34, m. at 19, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Joseph, son, 11, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. IL.
  8. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942" (Ancestry image), "Serial U447, Howard Joe Sackett, 1268 E Green St, Urbana, Champaign, IL, age 49, b. New York, NY, 26 May 1892, contact Mrs H J Sackett, 106 S Kentucky Ave, Danville, IL, emp. University of Illinois, U of I Civil Service, Urbana, race white, ht 5' 9", wt 150, eyes blue, hair brown, complexion light, tip of middle finger of left hand missing. Reg. National Guard Armory, Champaign-Urbana City, Apr 1942."
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Rachel Elizabeth Sackett and Michael Sackett.
Last Edited27 Nov 2023

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