George HACKETT was born bet. 1892 and 1894 in Islington, London, Middlesex, England. He married Jessie KNIBBS bet. October and December, 1914 in Islington District, London, Middlesex, England,. He died UNKNOWN. Jessie KNIBBS, daughter of Walter KNIBBS and Eliza Ann WASTELL , was born 17 July 1891 in St Giles District, London, Middlesex, England. She died August 1970 in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland.


Children of George HACKETT and Jessie KNIBBS are:
1. Joyce HACKETT, b. Private

Marriage Notes for George HACKETT\Jessie KNIBBS:


Notes for George HACKETT:

The first we see of George's family was in 1891, living at Liverpool Road, Islington, Londoin:
Henry Hackett Head Mar 58 Commission Agent London
Eliza C Hackett Wife Mar 36 London
Emily Briggs Daur 23 Actress London
Horace Hackett Son 14 Scholar London
Amy Hackett Daur 11 Islington London
Kate Hackett Daur 9 London
Cecil Hackett Son 7 London
Charles Hackett Son 5 London
Kate Harris Servant 18 Warwickshire
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We first see George in 1901, living with his parents at Barnsbury, Islington, London:
Henry Hackett Head Mar 68 Paper Dealer Allhallows E C London
Elizabeth J Hackett Wife Mar 47 Southgate Rd N London
Amy Hackett Daur 20 Book Keeper Islington London
Kate Hackett Daur 18 Islington London
Cecil Hackett Son 15 Islington London
Charles Hackett Son 13 Islington London
George Hackett Son 7 Islington London
Lilian M Fox Servant 20 Rampton, Oxfordshire
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In 1911, George was living at Barnsbury, Islington, London:
Henry Hackett Head Mar 78 Waste Paper Dealer City Of London London
Eliza Charlotte Jane Hackett Wife Mar 56
Amy Frances Hackett Daur 31 Clerk Waste Paper Islington London
Kate Mabel Hackett Daur 28 Art Pupil Islington London
Cecil Hackett Son 27 Asistant Waste Paper Dealer Islington, London
Charles Hackett Son 24 Asistant Waste Paper Dealer Islington London
George Hackett Son 18 Asistant Waste Paper Dealer Islington London
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He married Jessie Knibbs in 1914.
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We see George's wife Jesse and daughter Joyce flitting back and forth across the Atlantic between the UK and USA several times over the years, but we only see George with them on two occasions:

On 17 June, 1920, we can see her aged 4 years 6 months arriving in New York aboard the ship Carmania from Liverpool, UK.
George Hackett Husband Engineer 27
Jessie Hackett Wife 28
Joyce Hackett Child 4
It was identified that they were visiting a mother (presumably George's) at Charlotte Penatagen Pt, Long Island, and to stay in the USA permanently.
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On 14 December 1927, George, his wife Jessie and daughter Joyce sailed from Southampton, UK to New York, USA aboard the ship SS Majestic:
George Hackett Mar 35 Salesman
Jessie Hackett Mar 35 Wife
Joyce Hackett 11 Student
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In 1930, we see George, Jessie and Joyce living at Idlip Town, Suffulk County, New York:
George Hackett Head Mar 37 Salesman England
Jessie Hackett Wife Mar 38 England
Joyce Hackett Daur 13 England
Eliza R J Hackett Mother 75 Wid England

The census identifies that George, Jessie and Joyce immigrated into the US in 1921, but George's mother, in 1920.
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On 3 June 1951, we see George and Jessie arriving in New York aboard Pan Amecican Airways Flight 101P/03 from London:
George Hackett 3214 Croydon, Canton, Ohio
Jessie Hackett As Above

The official stramp "U.S. CIT." appears next to their names.
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On 31 March 1952, we see George and Jessie on a Trans World Airline flight from Madrid in Spain, to New York:
George Hackett 3214 Croydon Road, NW Canton, Ohio
Jessie Hackett 3214 Croydon Road, NW Canton, Ohio

Sources for George HACKETT:

  1. 1930 US Federal Census,
  2. 1901 British Census,
  3. Ships Passenger List,
  4. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Jessie KNIBBS:

On 17 June, 1920, we can see Joyce Hackett, aged 4 years 6 months arriving in New York aboard the ship Carmania from Liverpool, UK. It is identified that she is visiting her mother at Charlotte Penatagen Port, Long Island, and to stay in the USA permanently.
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On 24 June, 1924, we see Jessie and her daughter Joyce as passengers aboard the United States ship Leviathan, sailing from Southampton to New York.
Jessie Hackett 10 Warwick Road, Hampton Housewife 32
Joyce Hackett " " Nil 8

It was identified in the passenger list that their country of intended origin was the USA.
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On 4 July 1927, Jessie was seen arriving at Plymouth, Devonshire on the ship Sierra Ventana, travelling from New York to Plymouth, UK with her daughter Joyce.
Jessie Hackett 3 Bryanston Mews, West Bryanston Square, London Tourist 37
Joyce Hackett " " " Tourist 13

She gave her country of permanent residence as New York but her intended future permanent residence as England.
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On 14 December 1927, Jessie and her daughter Joyce sailed from Southampton, UK to New York, USA abourd the ship SS Majestic:
George Hackett Mar 35 Salesman
Jessie Hackett Mar 35 Wife
Joyce Hackett 11 Student

Thier last place of permanent residence was given as Bay Shore, Long Island, New York.
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Jessie returned to the UK with Joyce on the White Star ship, the Baltic on 5 August 1929, travelling from New York to Liverpool.
Jessie Heckett No.2 Bungalow, Waverley Grove, London NW4 Housewife 38
Joyce Heckett " " " Child 13

The address given was simply the intended address whilst in the UK.

It was identified on the passenger lost that their place of intended future residence was a "Foreign Country" which basically meant anywhere other than the UK or British Territories. I'm guessing at this stage the intention was to return to the USA.
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We see Jessie's daughter Joyce, sailing unaccompanied on the ship SS Homeric between Southampton, UK and New York on 18 September, 1929:
Joyce Hackett 13 Student, travelling on a visa issued in Washington on 11 July, 1929.

She gave her city of last permanent residence as New York.
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On 5 December, 1929, Jessie was aboard the ship SS Belgenland travelling from Southampton, UK to New York, USA. This time, she appeared to be alone:
Jessie Hackett Female Married Housewife
She held Immigration Visa Number 512217 Issued at Washington on 11 Jul 1929.
She gave her place of last permanent residence as Bay Shore, Long Island, New York.
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Strange as it may seem, Jessie can be seen again on 20 June 1931 arriving at Plymouth from New York, USA, aboard the ship Lapland with daughter Joyce.
Jessie Hackett No 2 Bungalow, Waverley Grove, Hendon Housewife 38
Joyce Hackett " " " Student 15

She gave her country of permanent residence as USA but her intended future permanent residence as a "Foreign Country".
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I've seen reference in the USSSDI to the death of a Jessie Hackett in August 1970, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. She was born on 17 July 1891, so the birth matches up.

Sources for Jessie KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. US Social Security Death Index, gave DOB 
  4. 1930 US Federal Census,

Notes for Joyce HACKETT: