Fred Sackett

(1889-1957)
FatherHenry Sackett (1851-1928)
MotherMary Anna MacNamara (1858-1945)
Fred Sackett
(1889–1957)
(Src: Robin Crockett)
Fred Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Mary Anna MacNamara, was born at Camp Colorado, Coleman County, TexasG, on 14 May 1889.1 He died aged 68 in the Overall Memorial Hospital, ColemanG, on 15 November 1957 and was buried at Coleman City CemeteryG, on 16 November 1957.2,3,4,5 He married on 28 February 1921, Fay Moneyhun, daughter of R M Moneyhun and Leah Connally.6 Fay was born in Farmersville, Collin County, TexasG, on 14 February 1904.7 She died at the Holiday Hill Nursing Home, Coleman, Coleman County, TexasG, on 18 July 1999 and was buried at Coleman CemeteryG.3
     In 1900 Fred was living at Center Avenue, Brownwood, Brown County, TexasG, in the household of his mother Mary, and was recorded in the census as Fred Sackett, at school, aged eleven and born in Texas.8
     In 1910 he was living at Camp Colorado, Coleman County, TexasG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as Fred Sackett, a laborer on the home farm, single, aged 20.9
     Fred completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was aged 28 and was a stockman. He was living at Burkett, Coleman County, TexasG.10
     Fred served in the First World War as a private in Company E, 360th United States Infantry Regiment, 90th Division. He enlisted on 27 April 1918 and was honorably discharged on 3 February 1919. He was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster in recognition of his being wounded in action.5
     In 1920 he was living at Justice Precinct 8, Coleman County, TexasG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as Fred Sackett, a laborer on the home farm, single, aged 30.11
     Fred completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was then aged 52 and was living at 512 Martin Street, ColemanG. He was employed at the Coleman Flying School.12
Fred Sackett (1889–1957), Coleman Cemetery, Texas
(Src: Find A Grave, Ralph Terry)

Children of Fred Sackett and Fay Moneyhun

Sackett Family Association descendants
Robin Crockett and Marcus Crockett.
ChartsDescendants of Henry Sackett (1851–1928)
ReferenceQ.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record, newspaper obituary, military records.
  2. "Texas Death Certificates 1903–1982", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Fred, d. Overall Mem. Hospital, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, 15 Nov 1957, age 68-6-1, b. Coleman County, 14 May 1889, res. 512 Martin St, Coleman, married, airport attendant, served WW1, father Henry Sackett b. England, mother Mary McNamara b. Kansas, informant Fred Sackett, cause myocardial insufficiency, diabetes, bur. Coleman, 16 Nov 1957."
  3. Coleman Democrat-Voice (Texas), digital image, Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), obituary.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Fred Sackett, b., d. Nov, 1957, SSN 462-26-7213 issued TX, residence unknown."
  5. "US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925–1963", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Fred, enlisted 27 Apr 1918, discharged 3 Feb 1919 Hon, service no 2808412, pension claim none, Texas, Pvt, medals Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Co.E.360 Inf.-90 Div, b. 14 May 1889, d. 15 Nov 1957, emblem: Christian (Latin Cross), flat granite marker, ship to J E Stevens Co, Coleman, Texas, Coleman City Cemetery, applicant Mrs Fred Sackett, 512 Martin, Coleman, Texas, 27 Dec 1957."
  6. Newspaper obituary.
  7. Obituary.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 1650, p. 4A, Enumeration District 0005, FHL microfilm 1241615
    Center Avenue, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Mary, head, b. Jan 1857, 43, m. 24y, 9 ch, all living, b. KS, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI, housekeeper
    Sackett, May, dau, b. Dec 1876, 23, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, William, son, b. Oct 1878, 21, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], stock herder
    Sackett, Maud, dau, b. Feb 1880, 20, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, George, son, b. Jul 1882, 17, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Bert, son, b. Sep 1883, 16, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Grace, dau, b. Feb 1887, 13, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Fred, son, b. Jun 1888, 11, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Henry, son, b. May 1894, 6, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, Nellie, dau, b. Sep 1896, 3, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    MacNamara, Annie, sister, b. Apr 1862, 38, single, b. UT, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T624_1539, p. 8B, Enumeration District 0134, FHL microfilm 1375552
    Camp Colorado, Coleman County, Texas, 11 May 1910
    Sackett, Henry, head, 58, m. 35y, immigrated 1870, farming, stock farm, home (farm) owned free of mortgage, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England,
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 53, m. 35y, 11 ch, 10 living, b. KS, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI
    Sackett, May, dau, 33, single, b. TX, father b. England mother b. KS
    Coulson, Maud, dau, 30, m. 7y, 1 ch, living, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Coulson, Ella M, gdau, 6, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Gracie, dau, 23, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Fred, son, 20, single, farm laborer, home farm, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Nellie, dau, 13, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS.
  10. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), Texas, Coleman.
    "Fred Sackett, age 28. Home address: Burdett [prob. Burkett?], Coleman Co., Texas. Natural-born citizen, b. Camp Colorado, Texas, 14 May 1889. Occupation: Stockman. Single; no dependents listed. Race: Caucasian. No previous military service; no draft exemption claimed. Signed: Fred Sackett. Medium height, medium build, gray eyes, dark brown hair; no disabilities. Registrar is a Henry Sackett, Precinct 10, Coleman Co., Texas, 5 Jun 1917."
    No. 1500 Registration Card 936, No. 28. Affiliate Publication No. M1509; GS Film No. 1952404; digital folder no. 005152534; Image No. 05455. [Same card listed again with Image No. 05469.]
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T625_1788, p. 4B, Enumeration District 66, Image 406
    Justice Precinct 8, Coleman County, Texas, 5 Mar 1920
    Sackett, Henry, head, 69, married, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England, farmer, general farm
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 63, b. KS, father b. KS, mother b. KS
    Sackett, May, dau, 43, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Maud, dau, 40, single [sic] b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, George, son, 37, wid, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Grace, dau, 33, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Fred, son, 30, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Mary [must be Nellie], dau, 23, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Sidney, gson, 10, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX.
  12. "US World War II draft registration cards, 1942", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), "Serial U2033, Fred Sackett, 512 Martin St, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, age 52, b. Camp Colorado, Texas, 14 May 1889, contact Mrs Fay Sackett, 512 Martin St, employer Coleman Flying School Ltd, Coleman, Texas, race white, ht 5' 10", wt 165, eyes gray, complexion ruddy, gun shot in left arm. Reg Coleman, Texas, 27 Apr 1942."
Last Edited11 July 2016