Sackett, Delia Augusta

Sackett, Delia Augusta

Female 1886 - Unknown

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  • Name Sackett, Delia Augusta 
    Born 13 Jan 1886  Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Unknown 
    Person ID I3324  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2009 

    Father Sackett, Dr. Willis Arthur,   b. 28 Dec 1857,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Paul, Addie Augusta,   d. Unknown 
    Married 23 Apr 1882 
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F1418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Courier and Freeman; Potsdam, New York
      Thursday, June 11, 1953
      Miss Delia Sackett, Accident Victim, Buried at Geneseo
      Final rites for Miss Delia Sackett, 68, Leroy St. Potsdam, who was fatally injured when struck by a car on Elm St. Friday night were held at committal services Tuesday afternoon at the Temple Hall Cemetery, Geneseo.

      Monday morinng at 10:30 a prayer service was held at her former residence followed by funeral services Monday afternoon at the First Presbyterian Church, Potsdam. The Rev. Charles B. Hannah minister, officiated.

      Bearers were Lloyd Keller, Soule Lamar, Francis Sisson, George Kelly, Don Blackmon, Adam Sitterly, John Mazcy, Frederick Johnson, Ross Hudson and William Chapman.

      Miss Sackett, well-known as a teacher and historian had been curator of the village museum for several years.

      Former Teacher

      Born Jan 13, 1855 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Willis A. and Adeline Paul Sackett. She was graduated from Geneseo State Normal School in 1908 and taught in the school systems at Wellsville, Maplewood, N. J. and Ogdensburg. Retiring about 1931, she operated a gift shop i Alexandria Bay for about 10 years.

      Miss Sackett, who devoted much of her life to the interests of youth, returned to teaching during World War Two, taking a position at Somerville.

      Since 1944 she had made her home with a sister, Mrs. Charles Van Housen, on Leroy St. Sunday she was scheduled to receive a posthumous award of "master teacher" in memory of Mrs. Van Housen at commencement exercises at the State University Teachers College, here.

      Miss Sackett was a member of the executive board of the St. Lawrence County Historical Society, an active member of the First Presbyterian Church where she taught a Sunday School class for five years and served as treasurer of the youth budget and was long recognized as an authority on antique glassware and local history.

      She is survivedby a sister, Mrs. Everett E. Rodger, Gouverneur.


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