Charles Edgar Sackett

FatherCharles Edgar Sackett (1883-1953)
MotherElizabeth J "Lila" Wilson (c 1891-1963)
Marriage1951, Spring City, Chester County, PennsylvaniaGFlora (Levengood) Speaker6
Charles Edgar Sackett, son of Charles Edgar Sackett and Elizabeth J "Lila" Wilson, was born in Port Chester, Westchester County, New York StateG, on 22 February 1913.1,2 He died aged 65 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, FloridaG, on 19 February 1979.3,4,5 He married in Spring City, Chester County, PennsylvaniaG, in June 1951, Flora (Levengood) Speaker, daughter of Daniel N Levengood and Mary E Wood.6 Flora was born on 28 October 1908.7 She died aged 78 in PennsylvaniaG in February 1987.8
     In 1920 Charles was living at Hall Street, Phoenixville, Chester County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Charles and Eliza, and was recorded in the census as Charles E Sackett, aged six and born in New York.9
     In 1930 he was living at Schuylkill Road, East Vincent, Chester CountyG, in the household of his parents Charles and Eliza, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a helper in a knitting mill, aged 17.10
     Charles completed a World War II draft registration card on 16 October 1940. He was aged 27 and was employed by Robert Bard. He was living at 162 Hall Street, Spring CityG, with his mother Eliza.11
     In 1940 he was living at Hall Street, Spring, Chester CountyG, in the household of his parents Charles and Elizabeth, and was recorded as Edgar C Sackett, a laborer in an automobile factory, aged 27.12
     Charles served in the US Army during the Second World War, enlisting on 2 April 1942 at Fort George G Meade, Maryland, and being discharged on 13 February 1946. He served overseas from 27 June 1945 to 5 February 1946.3,13,14
     In 1950 he was living at 162 Hall StreetG in the household of his parents Charles and Eliza, and was recorded as Charles Sackett Jr, a heat treat helper in an iron factory, single, aged 37.15

A quiet wedding took place at 2:15 o'clock in Brownback's Evangelical and Reformed church, Ridge road, when Flora Speaker and Charles Sackett, both of Spring City, were united in marriage. The Rev. Lloyd J. Sandt performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Levengood, of Spring City, attended the couple.

The Mercury, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 19 Jun 1951, p 14

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Charles E, b. 22 Feb 1913, d. 19 Feb 1979, branch Army, enlisted 2 Apr 1942, discharged 13 Feb 1946."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Charles Sackett, b. Feb 22, 1913, d. Feb, 1979, SSN 197-05-5923 issued PA, residence Miami, Florida, 33161, county Miami-Dade."
  5. "Florida Death Index, 1877–1998" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Charles, d. 19 Feb 1979, Dade, 65, b. 22 Feb 1913."
  6. The Mercury, Pottstown, Pennsylvania (Newspapers.com image).
  7. Death record.
  8. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", "Flora Sackett, b. Oct 28, 1908, d. Feb, 1987, SSN 175-24-6609 issued PA, residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19120, county Philadelphia."
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Charles Edgar Sackett, 162 Hall St, Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, age 27, b. Port Chester, New York, 22 Feb 1913, nok Mrs Eliza Sackett, mother, 162 Hall St, emp Robert L Bard, Arch St, Royersford, Montgomery County, PA, race white, ht 5 1, eyes brown, wt 150, hair brown, complexion light. Reg Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, 16 Oct 1940."
  12. 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.
  13. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Charles E, single, without dependents (single), b. New York, 1913, res Chester, Pennsylvania, educ Grammar school, enlisted Fort George G Meade, Maryland, 2 Apr 1942, rank Private, ht 63, wt 147."
  14. "Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950–1966" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Charles E, b. Port Chester, Westchester, NY, 22 Feb 1913,, res. 162 Hall St, Spring City, Chester, PA, 29 Apr 1950, service 2 Apr 1942 to 13 Feb 1946, foreign service 27 Jun 1945 to 5 Feb 1946, entered service Ft Meade, Md, 2 Apr 1942, discharged Indian Gap, Pa, 13 Feb 1946, branch Army, address at time of service 162 Hall St."
  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.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree10R.3
Last Edited23 Dec 2022
 

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