Charles Albert Sackett

(1882-1931)
FatherGeorge Henry Sackett (1859-1939)
MotherEllen Charles "Nellie" Grant (1861-1934)
Charles Albert Sackett, son of George Henry Sackett and Ellen Charles "Nellie" Grant, was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 9 September 1882.1 He died aged 48 in Agawam, Hampden CountyG, on 22 February 19312 and was buried at Paucatuck Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden CountyG.3 He married Clara G Arpen, daughter of Zeb J Arpen and Josephine A ___. Clara was born in MassachusettsG in July 1882.3,4 She died aged about 87 in West SpringfieldG in July 1969 and was buried at Paucatuck CemeteryG.3
     In 1900 Charles was living at Cottage Street, West SpringfieldG, in the household of his parents George and Ellen, and was recorded in the census as Charles A Sackett, a typewriter machinist, aged 17 and born in Massachusetts.5
     In 1910 he was living at Harnet Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as Charles A Sackett, a railroad signalman, aged 27. His wife Clara, 27, was living with him. They were living in the household of Clara's parents, Zeb and Josephine Arpen.6
     Charles completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 36 and was a storeroom foreman. It was noted under disabilities that he was almost blind in his right eye. He was living at 39 James Avenue, West SpringfieldG, with his wife Clara.7
     In 1920 he was living at James Avenue, West SpringfieldG, and was recorded as A Charles Sackett, a storekeeper on the railroad, head of household, aged 37. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Clara, 37, and their son Grant, aged five. There was also a male boarder in the household.8
     Charles was a member of the Mount Orthodox Lodge of Freemasons from 1920 until his death in 1931.9
     In 1930 he was living at Main Street, Agawam, Hampden CountyG, in the household of Clara's widowed mother Josephine Arpin, 76, and was recorded as Charles Sackett, a railroad inspector, aged 47. Living with him were his wife Clara, 47, and their son Grant, aged 15.10
Sackett family grave, Paucatuck Cemetery, West Springfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave, Anne Woods)

Child of Charles Albert Sackett and Clara G Arpen


Charles A. Sackett
Charles A. Sackett, 48, of 378 Main street, Agawam, died Sunday night at his home. He was born at West Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Sackett of Cottage street, and for the past 15 years was storekeeper at the Boston & Albany railroad shops. He was a member of the Mount Orthodox lodge of Masons, of the the Boston & Albany Craft club of West Springfield, and of the Smith and Wesson Revolver club. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Clara Sackett, one son, Grant, who is a pupil at the Agawam High school; one sister, Mrs. Murray J. Rott
Charles A. Sackett, 48, of 378 Main street, Agawam, died Sunday night at his home. He was born at West Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Sackett of Cottage street, and for the past 15 years was storekeeper at the Boston & Albany railroad shops. He was a member of the Mount Orthodox lodge of Masons, of the the Boston & Albany Craft club of West Springfield, and of the Smith and Wesson Revolver club. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Clara Sackett, one son, Grant, who is a pupil at the Agawam High school;
Charles A. Sackett, 48, of 378 Main street, Agawam, died Sunday night at his home. He was born at West Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Sackett of Cottage street, and for the past 15 years was storekeeper at the Boston & Albany railroad shops. He was a member of the Mount Orthodox lodge of Masons, of the the Boston & Albany Craft club of West Springfield, and of the Smith and Wesson Revolver club. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Clara Sackett, one son, Grant, who is a pupil at the Agawam High school; one sister, Mrs. Murray J. Rott
Charles A. Sackett, 48, of 378 Main street, Agawam, died Sunday night at his home. He was born at West Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Sackett of Cottage street, and for the past 15 years was storekeeper at the Boston & Albany railroad shops. He was a member of the Mount Orthodox lodge of Masons, of the the Boston & Albany Craft club of West Springfield, and of the Smith and Wesson Revolver club. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Clara Sackett, one son, Grant, who is a[sic] of West Springfield, and his parents. The funeral will be held at the Church of the Good Shepard tomorrow afternoon at 2, Rev. Arthur W. Brown officiating. Burial will be in Tatham cemetery at West Springfield.

Springfield Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts, 24 Feb 1931, p 6.

Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 11300
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Grant Werner.

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, West Springfield, 1882, v331, p452, Birth, "1882 September 9, Charles Albert Sackett, male, at W Springfield, s. George H & Ellen Charles (Grant), of W Springfield, father a RR employee, b. Chicopee, mother b. Canada."
  2. "Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901–1980", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Charles Albert, Agawam, 1931. 1:293."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. Census.
  5. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 1, Enumeration District 0611, FHL microfilm 1240653
    Cottage Street, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George H, head, b. Dec 1860, 39, m. 20y, locomotive engineer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Ellen C, wife, b. Jan 1861, 39, m. 20y, 2 ch, both living, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Charles A, son, b. Sep 1882, 17, machinist typewriter, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Elizabeth M, daughter, b. Nov 1885, 14, at school, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_591, p 20B, Enumeration District 0591, FHL microfilm 1374604
    Harnet Street, Springfield Ward 1, Hampden, Massachusetts, 27 Apr 1910
    Arpan, Zeb J, head, 57, m1. 37y, carpenter, outside building, b. VT, father b. Canada French, mother b. Canada French, home rented
    Arpan, Josephine M, wife, 57, m1. 37y, b. Canada French, father b. Canada English, mother b. Canada French
    Sackett, Clara, daughter, 27, m1. 7y, b. MA, father b. VT, mother b. Canada French
    Sackett, Charles A, son-in-law, 27, m1. 7y, signal man, rail road, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada French.
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Massachusetts, Hampden. Draft Board Division 6. Roll 1684519, "Serial# 320, Order# A1696, Charles Albert Sackett, 39 James Ave West Springfield Mass, Age 36, b. 9 Sep 1882, White, Native born, Storeroom Foreman, Boston Albany, West Springfield, Mass., Wife Clara Sackett, 39 James Ave, West Springfield, Mass. Registrant: Med ht, Med build, eyes blue, hair brown, Disability: Almost totally blind in right eye. Reg Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 12 Sep 1918."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_699, p 17A, Enumeration District 188
    James Ave., West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 14 Jan 1920
    Sackett, A Charles, head, 37, storekeeper, railroad, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada, home rented
    Sackett, Clara, wife, 37, b. MA, father b. VT, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Grant, son, 5, b. NH, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Gee, F Arthur, boarder, 28, cashier, restaurant, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT.
  9. New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733–1990", digital image, American Ancestors, "Sackett, Charles Albert, res. W. Springfield, occ. foreman, nativity 1882-9-9 W. Springfield, lodge Mt. Orthodox, initiated 1920-2-10, passed 1920-3-16, raised 1920-4-27, membership 1920-4-27, dec'd 1931-2-22."
  10. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 13B, Enumeration District 0099, FHL microfilm 2340640
    Main Street, Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts, 8 Apr 1930
    Arpin, Josephine A, head, 76, wd, b. Canada French, father b. Canada French, mother b. Canada French, home owned, $6500
    Sackett, Clara, daughter, 47, m. at 20, b. MA, father b. VT, mother b. Canada French
    Sackett, Charles, son-in-law, 47, m. at 20, inspector, steam railroad, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. Canada French
    Sackett, Grant, grandson, 15, b. NH, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
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