Raymond Lester Sackett

(1890-1956)
FatherJay Beaumont Sackett (1868-1949)
MotherMargaret Agnes Sheehan (1873-1907)
Raymond Lester Sackett (1890–1956)
(Src: Ray Sackett)
Raymond Lester Sackett, son of Jay Beaumont Sackett and Margaret Agnes Sheehan, was born in Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG, on 31 January 1890.1 He died aged 66 in Boise, Ada County, IdahoG, on 29 July 19562 and was buried at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, IdahoG.3 He married in Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington StateG, on 8 May 1937, Lillian Agnes McDonald, daughter of Hugh McDonald and Katherine Hazen.4
     In 1900 Raymond was living at Dixon Street, Butler, Vermilion County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Jay and Maggie, and was recorded in the census as Raymond Sackett, at school, aged ten and born in Illinois.5
     In 1910 he was living in Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG, in the household of his father Jay and stepmother Bessie, and was recorded as Raymond L Sackett, a farm laborer, single, aged 20.6
     Raymond completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was single, aged 27, and was a stockman living at 130 N Center, Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG.1 He served in France in the First World War as a corporal in the US Army Supply Co, 131st Infantry, 33rd Division. His brother Orville arranged for a military veteran's headstone to be placed on Raymond's grave.3
     In 1920 he was living at West Center Street, Paxton, Ford County, IllinoisG, in the household of his father Jay and stepmother Bessie, and was recorded as Raymond L Sackett, a livestock salesman, single, aged 29.7
     In 1930 he was living in Filer, Twin Falls County, IdahoG, in the household of his father Jay and stepmother Bessie, and was recorded as Raymond L Sacket, a farm laborer, single, aged 37 (actually 39.)8
     He completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was then aged 52 and was a self-employed stock buyer. He was living at 612, 7th Street, Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington StateG with his wife Lillian.9
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ray J Sackett.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Illinois, Paxton, [Ford County,]
    "Form 1750, 92, Raymond Lester Sackett, age 27, of 130 N Center, Paxton, Illinois, 31 Jan 1890, Paxton, Illinois, Occupation: stockman, Employer: Homewood Stock Farm, Homewood, Illinois, Single, Caucasian, no dependents, no previous military service, no exemption claimed. Tall, stout, light blue eyes, brown hair, not bald. No disabilities. Reg: Paxton, Illinois, 5 Jun 1917."
  2. "Idaho Death Index 1890–1962", database, Ancestry.com, "Raymond Lester Sackett, b. Illinois, 31 Jan 1890, d. Boise, Ada, Idaho, 29 Jul 1956, father Jay D Sackett, mother Margaret Shecham, mother b. Illinois. Cert. no. 002574."
  3. "US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925–1963", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Raymond L, enlisted 29 Sep 1919 [sic], discharged 5 Jun 1919 [sic] Hon, service no 1386188, pension claim XC-1663 41 83, Illinois, Corporal, medals: none, Supply Co, 131st Infantry, 33 Div, US Army, b. 31 Jan 1890, d. 29 Jul 1956, emblem: Christian (Latin Cross), flat bronze marker, ship to Sunset Memorial Park Cem, Twin Falls, Idaho, applicant Orville Sackett, Route 1, Filer, Idaho, 5 Sep 1956."
  4. Thurmon King's database, 10066 Raymond Lester Sackett.
  5. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 348, p. 2B, Enumeration District 0057, FHL microfilm 1240348
    Dixon Street, Butler, Vermilion County, Illinois
    Sackett, Jay, head, b. Feb 1869, 31, m. 11y, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, butcher
    Sackett, Maggie, wife, b. Apr 1872, 28, m. 11y, 4 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sackett, Raymond, son, b. Jan 1890, 10, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Faye, dau, b. Jul 1892, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Bertie, dau, b. Sep 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Florence, dau, b. May 1897, 3, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Campbell, Alex, boarder, b. Feb 1879, 21, single, b. TN, father b. Scotland, mother b. NY.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_235, p. 16A, Enumeration District 0010, FHL microfilm 1374248
    Paxton, Ford County, Illinois
    Sackett, Jay B, head, 42, m2. 4/12, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, horseman, self-employed
    Sackett, Bessie, wife, 29, m1. 4/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Raymond L, son, 20, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, laborer, general farm
    Sackett, Birdie, dau, 14, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Florence, dau, 13, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Laurence, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Angeline, mother, 69, wid, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY.
  7. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_368, p. 9B, Enumeration District 11, Image 273
    W Center St, Paxton, Ford County, Illinois, 9 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Jay B, head, house owned, 52, married, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, salesman, livestock
    Sackett, Bessie M, wife, 39, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Raymond L, son, 29, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, salesman, livestock
    Sackett, Lawrence J, son, 16, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Orville D, son, 9, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 403, p. 9B, Enumeration District 0011, Image 879.0, FHL microfilm 2340138
    Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, 17 Apr 1930
    Sacket, Jay B, head, home owned, $6,600, farm, 63, m. at 21, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer
    Sacket, Bessie, wife, 49, m. at 27, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sacket, Orville D, son, 19, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, occ: none
    Sacket, Raymond L, son, 37, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, laborer, farm.
  9. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial no. U452, Raymond Lester Sackett, 612, 7 Street, Clarkston, Asotin, Wash, tel 2332, age 52, b. Paxton, Illinois, 31 Jan 1890, contact Mrs Lillian Sackett, 612, 7 St, Clarkston, Wa, self-employed, stock buyer, at Clarkston, race white, ht 6', wt 230, eyes blue, hair gray, complexion light, birth mark on lower lip. Reg Clarkston, Wa, 27 Apr 1942."
Last Edited30 November 2014