Elizabeth J O'Rourke

Birth Name Elizabeth J O'Rourke
Gender female
Age at Death 92 years, 7 months, 27 days

Narrative

BETSY J SACKERSON 11 Sep 191508 May 2008 (V)48178 (South Lyon, Oaklan d, MI)(none specified)294-01-5459Ohio

 

from http://www.detroitmedia.com/deathnotices:

Detroit Free Press (MI) - May 11, 2008
Deceased Name: SACKERSON BETSY J
SACKERSON BETSY J May 8, 2008. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dear mother of Joseph (Michaelene) and Ellen Van Oyen (the late Anthony). Loving grandmother of James M. (Gerri) and Christopher J. (Jennifer) Sackerson and John A. (Natalie), James J. (Kristine) and Joseph A. Van Oyen. Great-grandmother of Anthony John III, Pierce Joseph, Dominick Michael, Ashley Marie and Anna Wynn. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Ave. (btwn 13-14 Mile) Monday 4-8pm. Rosary 7pm. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11am at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 32340 Pierce, Beverly Hills. Visitation begins at church 10:30am. Memorial tributes to St. Vincent de Paul Society/Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Chapter or Homes of Charity, 780 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, N.Y.14218. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 11, 1915 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1
Census January 1, 1920 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 8005 Finney 2a
General

1920 Census 15th Ward of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Series T625, Roll 1367, Page 15A, E. D. 296.
[At 8005 Finney [the census says 8605, but the next house is 8001. The 1922 City Directory has them at 8005 Finney.]

[Indexed as "Williams Owarke" at ancestry.com and familysearch.org]

O'Rourke, William, 45, arrived 1899, nat 1905, pourer in a steel mill
-----------, Anna, 46
----------, Ellen, 14
-----------, Mary, 12
--------, William, 11
-----------, Anna, 9
----------, Tresa, 7
-----------, Lucy, 5 10/12
----------, Bessy, 4 5/12
-----------, Reta, 8/12
All birth locations were correct.

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDRY-CY2 : accessed 28 Oct 2013), Williams Owarke, Cleveland Ward 15, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 267, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821367.

Residence January 1, 1920 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 8005 Finney 2a
General

1920 Census: at 8005 Finney

Census April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 9340 Harvard 2a
General

1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., 15th Ward of Cleveland.
Series T626, Roll 1770 Enum. Dist 18-292, Sheet 3A.
Renting at 9340 Harvard, for $50/month.

O'Rourke, William 56, mechanic, railway, born in Northern Ireland to parents born in Northern Ireland, arrived in 1900, naturalized
-----, Anna 57, born in Ohio to parents born in Northern Ireland
-----, Ellen 24, Stenographer, office
-----, Mary 23, Stenographer, cemetery office
-----, William 21, Timekeeper, punching (?), plant
-----, Ann 19, Stenographer, barrel mfg.
-----, Theresa 17
-----, Lucy 16
-----, Betty 14
-----, Rita 11

Note: 1930 was the first US Census after the partition of Ireland and therefore the first to distinguish between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland for places of birth.

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X43D-XCB : accessed 28 Oct 2013), William Orourke, Cleveland (Districts 251-500), Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0292, sheet , family 8, NARA microfilm publication

Residence April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 9340 Harvard 2a
General

9540 Harvard

Residence from 1934 to 1935 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood Ave 3
General

The 1931 and 1932 Directories at ancestry.com are incomplete. The 1933 Directory is not there at all.

1934 City Directory
O'Rourke
Ann C sten Diocese of Clev 12916 Beachwood av
Lucy C r 12916 Beachwood av
Eliz J r 12916 Beachwood av
Mary C clk r 12916 Beachwood av
Teresa H student nurse r 12916 Beachwood av
Wm (Ann) reprmn h 12916 Beachwood av
Wm P r 12916 Beachwood av

1935 City Directory
O'Rourke
Ann C sten Diocese of Clev 12916 Beachwood av
Betty r 12916 Beachwood av
Lucy C sten Norge-Whale Co r 12916 Beachwood av
Mary clk r 12916 Beachwood av
Teresa r 12916 Beachwood av
Wm E (Ann) reprmn h 12916 Beachwood av
Wm P city firemn r 12916 Beachwood av

Residence 1935 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood Ave 4a
General

12916 Beechwood Ave

Census April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood 4a
General

1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3218; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 92-398.
at 12916 Beechwood Ave, ward 15

O'Rourke, William, head, 66, married, 5yrs of schooling, birthplace: Northern Ireland, naturalized, street car maintenance, street railroad, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours previous week, made $1568 in 1939
Ann, wife, 67, married, 8yrs of schooling, engaged in housework
Mary, daughter, 33, bookkeeper, cemetery office, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1260 in 1939
Theresa, daughter, 27, nurse, private nursing, worked 26 weeks in 1939, 56 hours the previous week, made $1040 in 1939
Lucy, daughter, 26, bookkeeper, truck mfg., worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1300 in 1939
Betsy, daughter, 24, secretary, cemetery office, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $1200 in 1939
Rita, daughter, 21, clerk-general, commercial bank, worked 52 weeks in 1939, 40 hours the previous week, made $960 in 1939

all but William were born in Ohio
all but Ann were working.
all in household were at the same address in 1935
all daughters had 4 years of high school
all daughters were single.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW56-Q5S : accessed 06 Sep 2013), Ann O'Rourke in entry for William O'Rourke, 1940.

Residence April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 12916 Beechwood Ave 4a
General

12916 Beechwood Ave

Residence June 7, 1941 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4306 East 131st St 5
Census (Wife) April 19, 1950 University Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4193 Bushnell Road 6a
Event Note

1950 Census University Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, ED 18-168
April 19, 1950
at 4193 Bushnell Road

Joseph C Sackerson, 34, born in Ohio, worked 48 hours last week, finisher in a steel mill
Betsy J Sackerson, 34, born in Ohio
Joseph J Sackerson, 2, born in New York

for Joseph C: lived in this house a year ago. parents born in US, completed 12 years of school, worked 46 weeks last year for $4600. made $36 last year from dividends, pensions, rents, or other income. not a veteran

Death May 8, 2008 Michigan, United States   1

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William O'RourkeJanuary 23, 1874February 20, 1967
Mother Ann E RodgersMarch 3, 1873October 28, 1950
    Sister     Ellen M. O'Rourke November 16, 1905 August 1, 1999
    Sister     Mary C. O'Rourke March 25, 1907 January 18, 1962
    Brother     William P. O'Rourke October 5, 1908 February 1, 1997
    Sister     Ann O'Rourke September 22, 1910 June 21, 1999
    Sister     Theresa H O'Rourke January 5, 1913 March 28, 2002
    Sister     Lucy Collette O'Rourke March 28, 1914 June 9, 1985
         Elizabeth J O'Rourke September 11, 1915 May 8, 2008
    Sister     Rita M O'Rourke June 28, 1918 October 16, 1965

Families

Family of Joseph C Sackerson and Elizabeth J O'Rourke

Married Husband Joseph C Sackerson ( b. February 18, 1915 d. December 21, 2003 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 7, 1941 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   7a
General

I Certify that on the 7th day of June 1941, Mr. Joseph Sackerson, aged 26, residing at 4246 E. 128th St, and Miss Elizabeth O'Rourke, aged 25, residing at 4306 East 131st St, were by me legally joined in marriage ...
Martin Gallagher
residing at 4427 Rocky River Drive

 

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2QWH-PCB : accessed 10 Oct 2013), Joseph C Sackerson and Elizabeth O'Rourke, 07 Jun 1941; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; FHL microfilm 001902384.

Source References

  1. Social Security Administration: Social Security Death Index
  2. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, ED 397, sheet 11B, line 56, family 12
  3. Cleveland City Directories
  4. 1940 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW57-VC3 : accessed 08 Nov 2013), Joseph Salek, Ward 8, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-174, sheet 8B, family 233, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3210.

  5. Marriage record
  6. 1950 United States Census
      • Page: University Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, ED 18-168
      • Citation:

        https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/205056074:62308?_phsrc=tFw82&_phstart=successSource&gsfn=joseph&gsln=sackerson&ml_rpos=1&queryId=7bd8d65aacb167bbc9faf8ceb94a7f86

  7. Cuyahoga County Marriage Index
      • Page: Volume 190, Page 597.
      • Confidence: Very High