Jacob Ernest "Jake" Sackett

(1898-1957)
FatherElisha Winrow Sackett (1872-1960)
MotherBertha Esther Griffin (1876-1937)
Jacob Ernest "Jake" Sackett, son of Elisha Winrow Sackett and Bertha Esther Griffin, was born in KansasG, on 31 January 1898.1,2 He died aged 50 in an automobile accident near Dayton, Liberty County, TexasG, on 24 August 19573,4 and was buried at Greenville Cemetery, Kenefick, Liberty CountyG.5 He married in about 1920, Thelma C ___. Thelma was born in TexasG, on 11 January 1905.6,2 She died aged 86 in TexasG, on 26 April 19917 and was buried at Greenville CemeteryG.5
     In 1900 Jacob was living in Township 24, Cherokee Nation, Indian TerritoryG, in the household of his parents Elisha and Esther, and was recorded in the census as Jacob Sackett, aged three and born in Kansas.8
     In 1910 Jacob was living in Liberty, TexasG, in the household of his parents Elisha and Esther, and was recorded in the census as Jakie Sackett, aged 13 and born in Kansas.9
     Jacob completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1918. He was aged 21 and was living at Dayton, Liberty County, TexasG. His nearest relative was his father Winroe.1
     In 1920 he was living at LibertyG, and was recorded as Jake Sacket, a laborer in a saw mill, head of household, aged 21 and born in Texas. He rented his home. Living with him was his wife Thelma, 16. He was also listed in the household of his parents Elisha and Esther, and was recorded as Jake Sackett, aged 23 and born in Kansas.10,11
Jake E Sackett (1898–1957), Greenville Cemetery, Kenefick, Liberty County, Texas
(Src: Find A Grave, sjmj)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), "Jake Earnest Sackett, age 21. Home address: Dayton, Texas. Born 31 Jan 1897, Kansas, USA, native born. Father born Kansas, USA. Employer: Will Alexander, Dayton, Texas. Nearest relative: Winroe Sackett (father), Dayton, Texas. Signed by mark: Jake Earnest Sackett. Blue eyes, dark brown hair; no disabilities. Date of Registration: 5 Jun 1918, Liberty, Liberty Co., Texas. Registration no. 17."
    Affiliate Publication No. M1509; GS Film No. 1983382; Digital Folder No. 005153008; Image No. 01061.
  2. Census.
  3. "Texas Death Certificates 1903–1982", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Jake Earnest, d. Dayton Memorial Hospital, Dayton, Liberty County, Texas, 24 Aug 1957, age 59-6-24, b. Kansas, 31 Jan 1898, res. Kenefick, Liberty County, occ. public works, retired, served in WW1, father Winrow Sackett b. Kansas, informant Mrs Thelman Sackett, cause broken neck, crushed chest, broken R leg, multiple lacerations face and body, death inst, accident, Hwy 1?08 4 mi. NE Dayton, head-on collision two automobiles, bur. Greenville Cemetery, 26 Aug 1957."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Jake Sackett, b. Jan 31, 1898, d. Aug, 1957, SSN 460-16-0291 issued TX, residence unknown."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. Death record.
  7. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Thelma Sackett, b. Jan 11, 1905, d. Apr 26, 1991, SSN 466-56-0115 issued TX, residence unknown."
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 1843, Enumeration District 0016, FHL microfilm 1241843
    Township 24, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, 7 Jul 1900
    Sackett, Winrow E, head, b. Mar 1872, 28, m. 9y, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer, home rented
    Sackett, Birtie, wife, b. Jul 1876, 23, m. 9y, 4 ch, all living, b. KS, father b. WI, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Charley, son, b. Feb 1894, 6, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Nettie, dau, b. May 1895, 5, b. AR, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Jacob, son, b. Jan 1897, 3, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, John, son, b. Mar 1900, 2/12, b, Indian Ty, father b. IL, mother b. KS.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T624_1573, p. 12B, Enumeration District 0083, FHL microfilm 1375586
    Justice Precinct 3, Liberty, Liberty County, Texas, 27 Apr 1910
    Sackett, E W, head, 40, m1. 19y, b. IL, father b. US, mother b. US, farmer, home farm, rented
    Sackett, Esther, wife, 34, m1. 19y, 6 ch, 5 living, b. KS, father b. WI, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Charlie, son, 16, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Nettie, dau, 15, b. AR, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Jakie, son, 13, b. KS, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Anie, dau, 6, b. OK, father b. IL, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Woodie, son, 3, b. TX, father b. IL, mother b. KS.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T625_1829, p. 24A, Enumeration District 129, Image 762
    Justice Precinct 5, Liberty, Texas, 6 Feb 1920
    Sacket, Jake, head, home rented, 21, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX, laborer, saw mill
    Sacket, Thelma, wife, 16, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T625_1829, p. 23B, Enumeration District 129, Image 761
    Justice Precinct 5, Liberty, Texas, 5 Feb 1920
    Sackett, E W, head, home rented, 54, b. TX, father b. OH, mother b. US, farmer, own account
    Sackett, Ester, wife, 49, b. KS, father b. TX, mother b. US
    Sackett, Charlie, son, 27, b. KS, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Nettie, dau, 25, b. AR, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Jake, son, 23, b. KS, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Ana, dau, 16, b. OK, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Woodie, son, 14, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Della, dau, 9, b. OK, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Maggie, dau, 7, b. OK, father b. TX, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Dottie, dau, 4, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. KS.
Last Edited24 March 2015