James Curtis Sackett

(1879-1942)
FatherEdward Curtis Sackett (1831-1917)
MotherMary E Bradley (1843-)
James Curtis Sackett
(1879–1942)
(Src: Myra Roper)
James Curtis Sackett, son of Edward Curtis Sackett and Mary E Bradley, was born in IllinoisG, on 10 March 1879.1,2 He died aged 63 in Greene CountyG, on 11 September 19423,4 and was buried at Carrollton Cemetery, Greene CountyG.3 He married first in Preacher's House, Starkey House, White Hall, Greene CountyG, on 24 September 1901, Ora B Graham.5 She was born in IllinoisG, in August 1883.6,7 She died aged about 47 in Greene CountyG, in 19303 and was buried at Carrollton CemeteryG.3 James and Ora were divorced, probably in the late 1920s.6 He married second in about 1929, Mary ___.6 Mary was born in MissouriG, in about 1891.6
     In 1880 James was living in Woodville, Greene County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Edward and Mary, and was recorded in the census as James Sackett, aged one and born in Illinois.8
     In 1900 he was living in Carrollton, Greene County, IllinoisG, in the household of his mother Mary, and was recorded as James C Sackett, a carpenter, aged 21, single.9
     In 1910 he was living at Pine Street, CarrolltonG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, aged 30. Living with him were his wife Ora, 26, and their children, Ethel, 7, Dorothy, 3, and Martha, aged twelve months.10
     In 1920 he was living in CarrolltonG, and was recorded as James Sackett, a self-employed builder, head of household, aged 40. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his wife Ora, 36, and their children, Ethel, 17, Dorothy, 13, Martha, 10, Mary Jane, 1, and Charlotte, aged one month.11
     In 1930 he was living at South 18th Street, St Louis, MissouriG, and was recorded as James Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, aged 48 [actually 51]. His second wife, Mary, 39, was living with him. They were living in rented accommodation.12 In 1930 James's first wife, Ora, was living at the Apartment Building, Clemens Avenue, St LouisG and was recorded as Ora Sackett, head of household, divorced, aged 46. Living with her were their children, Ethel, 27, Martha, 21, and Charlotte, aged ten. There were also two female boarders in the household.13
     James completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was then aged 63 and was unemployed. He was living at 5641 Clemens Avenue, St Louis, MissouriG.14
James Curtis Sackett (1879–1942), Carrollton City Cemetery, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave)

Children of James Curtis Sackett and Ora B Graham

ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference6733.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6733. James Curtis Sackett, b. Mar. 10, 1879."
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, James Curtis, b. Carrollton, IL, 10 Mar 1879, father Edward C Sackett, mother Mary E Bradley, listed Mar 1937."
  3. Thurmon King's database, citing "Carrollton Cemetery, Greene Co., IL, small stone with Sackett across the top and below: James C. 1879–1942; Ora B. 1883–1930."
  4. Email from Myra Roper to Chris Sackett, Jan 2017.
  5. "Illinois, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1824–2009", digital image, Ancestry.com, "24 Sep 1901, Preacher's House, Starkey House, White Hall, IL, James Sackett, of Carrollton, IL, b. Greene Co; and Ora B Graham, of Carrollton."
  6. Census.
  7. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, Graham, Ora B, spouse James C Sackett, child Dorothy F Jacob,. [undated record]
  8. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, NA T9-0209/215A
    Woodville, Greene, Illinois
    Eduard Sackett, head, married, 48, b. OH, teacher, father b. CT, mother b. Ireland
    Mary Sackett, wife, 35, b. IL, keeping house, father b. TN, mother b. TN
    Harriet Sackett, dau, 13, b. IL, at school, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. IL, at school, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Francis Sackett, son, 8, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Charles Sackett, son, 6, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Ernest Sackett, son, 3, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    James Sackett, son, 1, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL.
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 303; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1240303
    Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, 28 Jun 1900
    [next door to son Ernest Sackett]
    Sackett, Mary E, head, b. Sep 1843, 56, m. 34y, 7 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. TN, mother b. TN, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Harriet S, dau, b. Nov 1866, 33, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL
    Sackett, James C, son, b. Mar 1879, 21, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter
    Sackett, Elsie M, dau, b. Jul 1880, 19, single, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, at school.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_289; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 0033; FHL microfilm: 1374302
    Pine Street, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, 27 Apr 1910
    Sackett, James C, head, 30, m1. 9y, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter, house
    Sackett, Ora, wife, 26, m1. 9y, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Ethel, dau, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Dorthy, dau, 3, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Martha, dau, 12/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_368; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 471
    Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, 8/9 Jan 1920
    Sackett, James, head, home owned free of mortgage, 40, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, contractor, building, own account
    Sackett, Ora, wife, 36, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Ethel, dau, 17, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Dorothy, dau, 13, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Martha, dau, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Mary Jane, dau, 1 7/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Charlotte, dau, 1/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1230; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0380; Image: 571.0; FHL microfilm: 2340965
    South 18th Str, St Louis, Missouri, 11 Apr 1930
    Sackett, James, head, home rented $22 pm, 48, m. at 47, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IL, carpenter, contractor
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 39, m. at 38, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL.
  13. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1246; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0247; Image: 143.0; FHL microfilm: 2340981
    Apartment Building, Clemens, St Louis, Missouri, 21 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Ora, head, home rented $67.50 pm, 46, divorced, m. at 18, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, occ none
    Sackett, Ethel, dau, 27, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, clerical, shoe mfg co
    Sackett, Martha, dau, 21, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, mail clerk, hotel
    Sackett, Charlotte, dau, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Malloy, Grace, boarder, 27, single, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. MO, bookkeeper, automobile co
    Weber, Agnes, boarder, 23, m. at 21, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO, sales lady, dept store.
  14. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial no. U3294, James C Sackett, 5641 Clemens Ave, St Louis, Missouri, age 63, b. Carrollton, IL, 10 Mar 1879, unemployed, contact Mrs Ethel Capaldo, 5641 Clemens Ave, race white, ht 5' 8", wt 140, eyes blue, hair blonde, complexion light, rupture scars both sides of abdomen. Reg St Louis City, MO, 27 Apr 1942."
Last Edited1 February 2017