Harry Brent Sackett

(1877-1949)
FatherFrederick Plummer Sackett (1837-1905)
MotherSusan Earl (1843-1916)
Harry Sackett (1877–1949) and Nettie Holmes
Harry Brent Sackett, son of Frederick Plummer Sackett and Susan Earl, was born in Gobles Township, Van Buren County, MichiganG, on 7 June 1877.1 He died aged 71 at 277 Champion Street, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, MichiganG, on 4 January 19491 and was buried at Bedford Cemetery, Calhoun CountyG.1 He married on 24 December 1906, Nettie Lucinda Holmes.1
     In 1880 Harry was living in Pine GroveG, in the household of his parents Fred and Susan, and was recorded in the census as Harry Sackett, aged three and born in Michigan.2
     Harry completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was a farmer, aged 41, and was living at Kendall, Van Buren CountyG with his wife Nettie.3
[Harry Sackett] was born June 7, 1877, on the family farm northeast of Gobles, Michigan. He was raised there and was always very dependable and seemed to take a man's place in the work on the farm from the time he was twelve years old. He worked at home until he was about twenty-four years of age. Then for about four years he worked on a farm at farm labor. Then he worked in a hardware store for a time. After he married he ran a dray in Gobles for about a year and then went on to a farm and later purchased a farm of his own. At about the age of fifty he moved to Battle Creek, Michigan where he worked in the Kellogg Food Factory until a short time before his death. He was a religious man (Seventh Day Adventist), and, in the words of his brother, Frank, was a wonderful man.

Ancestors and Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett

Children of Harry Brent Sackett and Nettie Lucinda Holmes

  • Mabel Dorothy Sackett b. 21 Oct 1907
  • Noble William Sackett b. 15 Aug 1910
  • Bertha Lucille Sackett b. 11 Jun 1914
ChartsAaron Sackett descendant chart
Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Andrew P Sackett, Ancestors and Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett, published by the author (1983), 120.
  2. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org), FHL 1254608 NA T9-0608/559A
    Pine Grove, Van Buren, Michigan
    Fred P Sackett, head, married, 42, b. NY, farmer, father b. VT, mother b. NY
    Susan Sackett, wife, 36, b. NY, Housekeeping, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Earl Sackett, son, 12, b. MI, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Andy Sackett, son, 10, b. MI, at school, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Grace Sackett, dau, 7, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Stanley Sackett, son, 5, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Harry Sackett, son, 3, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Elizabeth Bronson, niece, single, 22, b. MI, servant, father b. CT, mother b. NY.
  3. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), Michigan, Van Buren County, Roll 1682902.
    "Serial no 596, Order no 1517, Harry Brent Sackett, 1 RFD Kendall, Van Buren, Mich, age 41, b. 7 Jun 1877, white, native born, farmer, renter McNamara Est., 1 RFD Kendall, Van Buren, Mich, nok: Nettie Lucinda Sackett (wife), 1 RFD Kendall, Van Buren, Mich, Registrant: tall ht, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair. Reg 12 Sep 1918."
Last Edited18 April 2017