1886 - Unknown
||Sackett, Delia Augusta |
||13 Jan 1886
||Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
||Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
||22 Jan 2009 |
||Sackett, Dr. Willis Arthur, b. 28 Dec 1857, New York, USA , d. Unknown |
||Paul, Addie Augusta, d. Unknown |
||23 Apr 1882
||3 children |
| ||1. Sackett, Bernice Ruth, b. 12 Jan 1883, Geneseo, Livingston, New York, USA , d. 18 Feb 1953, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA (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 , d. Unknown|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- 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.
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.