Charles Edgar Sackett

FatherCharles Edgar Sackett (1849-between 1925 & 1930)
MotherAmelia Bell (c 1859-1941)
Marriage1912, Port Chester, Westchester County, New York StateGElizabeth J "Lila" Wilson3
Charles Edgar Sackett, son of Charles Edgar Sackett and Amelia Bell, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 16 January 1883.1,2 He died aged 70 at home in Spring City, Chester County, PennsylvaniaG, on 5 March 1953 and was buried at Valley Forge Gardens, King of Prussia, Montgomery County, PennsylvaniaG.2,4 He married in Port Chester, Westchester County, New York StateG, on 4 April 1912, Elizabeth J "Lila" Wilson, daughter of Joseph Wilson and Fanny Bircham.3 Elizabeth was born in Port ChesterG in about 1891.5 She died in Oaks, Montgomery County, PennsylvaniaG, on 2 August 1963.6
     In 1905 Charles was living in Rye, Westchester County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Charles and Amelia, and was recorded in the census as Charles Sackett Jr, a machinist, aged 22.7
     In 1910 he was living at Willett Avenue, RyeG, in the household of his parents Charles and Amelia, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a driver at a fish market, aged 27.8
     Charles was listed in the Port Chester City Directory in 1912. He was a driver, living at 7 Bush Avenue, Port ChesterG, with his father Charles E Sackett.9
     Charles completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 35 and was a drill press hand at Heine Safety Boiler Company. He was living at 228 Hall Street, Phoenixville, Chester County, PennsylvaniaG, with his wife Lila.10
     In 1920 he was living at Hall Street, PhoenixvilleG, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a lead miner, head of household, aged 36. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 27, and their children, Charles, 6, Beatrice, 5, and William, aged three.11
     In 1930 he was living at Schuylkill Road, East Vincent, Chester CountyG, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a watchman on the railroad, head of household, aged 75 [actually 47]. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 38, and their children, Charles, 17, Beatrice, 15, William, 13, Frances, 9, and Donald, aged four months.12
     In 1940 he was living at Hall Street, Spring, Chester CountyG, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a watchman on the railroad, head of household, aged 57. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 48, and their children, [Charles] Edgar, 27, William, 23, Frances, 19, and Donald, aged ten.13
     Charles completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 59 and was a railroad worker. He was living at 162 Hall Street, Spring CityG, with his wife Elizabeth.14
     In 1950 he was living at 162 Hall Street, Spring CityG, and was recorded as Charles Sackett, a gatekeeper on the railroad, head of household, aged 66. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 60, and their unmarried sons, Charles Jr, 37, and William, 33.15

Children of Charles Edgar Sackett and Elizabeth J "Lila" Wilson


Oaks Woman Dies At Age 71
Mrs. Elizabeth J. (Wilson) Sackett, 71, widow of Charles E. Sackett, High street, Oaks, died Friday after an illness of two years.
     She was born in Port Chester, N. Y., daughter of the late Joseph and Fannie Bircham Wilson, and lived in the area since 1915. Her husband died in 1953.
     Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Naylor, Germantown; three sons, Charles E. Sackett, Oaks, with whom she lived; William L. Sackett, 306 New street, Royersford; Donald L. Sackett, Richmond, Va; a sister, Mrs. Francis Fisher, Wingdale, N. Y; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will he tomorrow at 11 a. m. from the Campbell Funeral home, 610 Main street, Phoenixville, with interment in Valley Forge gardens.
     Members of Oaks Fire company auxiliary of which she was a member will meet at the fire house at 7:30 p. m., Monday, to attend the viewing.

The Mercury, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 5 Aug 1963, p 12

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Charles Edgar, b. East Rochester, Connecticut, 16 Jan 1883, father Charles E Sackett, mother Amelia Bell. Apr 1937 listed as Charles Edgar Sackett."
  3. "New York, County Marriages, 1908–1935" (FamilySearch image), "4 Apr 1912, at Port Chester, Westchester County, NY, Charles E Sackett Jr, of Port Chester, manager, age 29, b. East Port Chester Conn [sic], father Charles E Sackett b. Greenwich Conn, mother Amelia Bell b. Babylon NY; to Lila Wilson, of Port Chester, occ none, age 20, b. Port Chester, father Joseph Wilson b. Pennsylvania, mother Fanny Bircham b. Millville Mass; both 1st m. Official Levi Rees. Witnesses: Chas E Riker, Margaret Rees."
  4. "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906–1967" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Charles Edgar, d. 162 Hall Street, Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 5 Mar 1953, res. 162 Hall Street, married, watchman, Penna Railroad, b. Greenwich, Connecticut, 16 Jan 1884, age 69-1-19, father Charles Edgar Sacket, mother Amelia Bell, informant Eliza Jane Sackett, Spring City, cause heart disease, bur. 9 Mar 1953, Valley Forge Gardens, King of Prussia, PA."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. Obituary.
  7. 1905 New York state census, Rye, Westchester County, New York
    Sackett, Charles, head, 55, b. US, carpenter
    Sackett, Amelia, wife, 45, b. US
    Sackett, Theodore, son, 26, b. US, day laborer
    Sackett, Charles Jr, son, 22, b. US, machinist
    Sackett, Lee, son, 17, b. US, plumber apprentice
    Sackett, Stella, daughter, 14, b. US.
  8. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_1092, p 4B, Enumeration District 0120, FHL microfilm 1375105
    Willett Avenue, Rye, Westchester, New York
    Sackett, Charles, head, 61, m1. 30y, shirt & sheet fac, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT, home rented
    Sackett, Amelia, wife, 51, m1. 30y, 4 ch, all living, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Theodore W, son, 29, teamster, farm, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Charles E, son, 27, driver, fish market, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, R Lee, son, 22, tinner, tinning, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Stella A, daughter, 19, typewriter, shirt & sheet fac, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY.
  9. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Port Chester & East Port Chester, New York, City Directory, 1912, "Sackett Charles, driver, h 7 Bush av."
  10. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (Ancestry image), "Serial, Order 3591, Charles Edgar Sackett, of 228 Hall St, Phoenixville, Chester, Pa, age 35, b. 16 Jan 1883, white, native born, drill press hand, Heine Safety Boiler Co, Phoenixville, nok Mrs Lila Sackett, of 228 Hall St. Registrant of med ht, med build, grey eyes, brown hair, no disabilities. Reg Wyebrooke, Chester, Pennsylvania, 12 Sep 1918."
  11. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_1550, p 4B, Enumeration District 63
    Hall Street, Phoenixville Ward 2, Chester, Pennsylvania, 16 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Charles E, head, 36, lead miner, lead mines, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY, home rented
    Sackett, Eliza J, wife, 27, none, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Charles E, son, 6 11/12, none, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Beatrice M, daughter, 5 6/12, none, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, William L, son, 3, none, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  12. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 8B, Enumeration District 0033, FHL microfilm
    Schuylkill Road, East Vincent, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Charles E, head, 75 [sic: 47], m. at 27, watchman, Penna RR, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, home rented, $10
    Sackett, Eliza J, wife, 38, m. at 19, trimmer, Graceline Mills, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Charles E, son, 17, helper, knitting mill, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Beatrice M, daughter, 15, stamper, knitting mill, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, William L, son, 13, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Frances J, daughter, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Donald L, son, 4/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  13. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-03466, p 10A, ED 15-83
    Hall Street, Spring, Chester, Pennsylvania, 19 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Charles E, head, 57, watchman, Penna RR, b. Connect, home owned, $1000
    Sackett, Eliza J, wife, 48, b. NY
    Sackett, Edgar C, son, 27, laborer, auto mfg, b. NY
    Sackett, William L, son, 23, b. PA
    Sackett, Francis J, daughter, 19, b. PA
    Sackett, Donald L, son, 10, b. PA.
  14. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942" (Ancestry image), "Charles Edgar Sackett Sr, 162 Hall St, Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania, age 59, b. East Portchester, Connecticut, 16 Jan 1883, nok Elizabeth Sackett, Spring City, emp. Penna RR Co, Spring City, ht 5' 8", eyes gray, hair gray, wt 185, complexion ruddy. Reg Potter County, 27 Apr 1942."
  15. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 546, sheet 73, district 15-132
    162 Hall, Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Charles, head, 66, gatekeeper, railroad co, b. NY
    Sackett, Eliza J, wife, 60, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles Jr, son, 37, single, heat treat helper, iron factory, b. NY
    Sackett, William L, son, 33, single, truck driver, brick factory, b. PA.
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