Sackett, Bernice Ruth

Sackett, Bernice Ruth

Female 1883 - 1953  (70 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Bernice Ruth 
    Born 12 Jan 1883  Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1953  Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bayside Cemetery, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3322  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2009 

    Father Sackett, Dr. Willis Arthur,   b. 28 Dec 1857, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Paul, Addie Augusta,   d. Unknown 
    Married 23 Apr 1882 
    Children 3 children 
     1. Sackett, Bernice Ruth,   b. 12 Jan 1883, Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1953, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Sackett, Stella May,   b. 24 May 1884,   d. Unknown
     3. Sackett, Delia Augusta,   b. 13 Jan 1886, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F1418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1883 - Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1953 - Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bayside Cemetery, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • This obituary is from a microfilm of a bound newspaper volume and the left hand column of the page is hidden by the binding and therefore, is not legible. --- indicates the bound edge--
      "Courier & Freeman", Potsdam, NY, Thursday, Feb. 19, 1953, page 7--
      "--n Housen Dies Wednesday;
      ---wn as Teacher, Civic Leader
      ---es Van Housen, the
      --- Ruth Sackett, died
      --- ay morning, Feb. 18,
      --- rd John Nobel Hos-
      --- eur, where she had
      ---nt for the past four
      --- had been ill at the
      --- sister, Mrs. Everettt
      ---- nce Christmas.
      ---rvices will be held
      --- at 2 p.m. in the
      ---erian Church of Pots-
      --- ev. Charles B. Han
      --- will conduct the ser
      ---- will be in Riverside
      ----
      ---Housen was born in
      --- Jan 12, 1883, the
      ----Dr. Willis A. Sackett
      ----???? Sackett. She
      ---rly life in Buffalo,
      ----ath of Dr. Sackett,
      ----mily returned to Ge
      ----
      ---Van Housen grad-
      ----the music course of
      ---Normal School, how
      ---te Teachers' College.
      ----year she graduated
      ----cal course. She also
      ----Columbia University
      ----iversity of Rochester,
      ---- Latin, German and
      ----son for two years.
      ---Housen's wedding to
      ----harles Richard Van
      ---place in Buffalo. He
      ---ncipal of the South
      ---ville and Ripley High
      ---- the Auburn Junior
      --- ol before coming to
      ---ere he served as prin-
      --- Junior High School
      ---th in 1937.
      ----marriage, Mrs. Van
      ---ght in Auburn before
      ---Potsdam where she
      ---he State Teachers' Col-
      --- years before she re-
      --- 46. At that time she
      ---43 years in the teach
      --- . A demonstration
      --- and child psychology
      ---rs. Van Housen also
      ---several years as sum-
      ---demonstration teacher
      ---y and English.
      ---also extremely active
      ---k, service as president
      --- or Red Cross, former
      --- f the 20th Century
      --- the Fortnightly Club,
      ---resident of the auxiliary
      ---dam Boys' Club.
      ---Housen was a member
      ---rd of directors of the
      ----nce County Historical
      --- member of the board
      ---sdam museum, and was
      ----pointed director of the
      --- Potsdam State Teach-
      ---. She also served as
      ---and historian of the
      ---Chapter of
      --- of American Revolu-
      ---.
      ---rganizations to which
      ---Housen belonged includ-
      ---thern New York Colony
      ---ngland Women and Del-
      ---Gamma, a society whose
      ---p is restricted to per
      ---have rendered distingu-
      --- ce in educational work.
      -----Mrs. Van Housen was
      ---the Potsdam High
      ----mmencement by the pre-
      --- of an alumni educational
      ---iven to the person in
      ---- nity who has done the
      ----the education of chil-
      ---.
      --n Housen was a member
      ---st Presbyterian Church,
      ---for several years in
      ---day church school. She
      ----superintendent of the
      ---chool and a teacher in
      ---mediate department.
      ---traveled extensively in
      ----d States, Canada, and
      --- nd was widely known as
      ---rity on Victorian glass
      --- er own collection of
      ----was perhaps the most
      ----in Northern New York.
      ---n Housen is survived by
      ----s, Mrs. Everett G. Rog-
      --rville Road, Gouverneur,
      ---Delia Sackett, who re-
      ---her in Potsdam. Also
      ---is a niece by marriage,
      ---Wagonia of Savona.
      ---mily requests that flow
      ---tted at the funeral ser
      ----"

      Bayside Cemetery, Potsdam, NY
      page 116, #2960
      Bernice Sackett Van Husen
      born Geneseo, NY
      Resident of Potsdam, NY
      died at age 70 years 1 month 6 days
      date of death 1953 Feb 18
      cause of death cerebral arteriosclerosis
      Interret Feb. 21
      buried in Section E, lot 117
      in Lot Book 128
      Undertaker J.H. Foote
      (This is the teacher of Jane Clough who stated she was a descendant of the Sackett's Harbour group. Looks good for thatbeing born in Geneseo. This one is definitely not from Pierrepont. - [Jan Lavine])


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