Evart John Sackett

(1896-1965)
FatherArthur Monroe Sackett (1871-)
MotherBertha Desdemona Parsons (1872-)
Evart John Sackett (1896–1965)
(Src: Thurmon King, from Darcy Moore)
Evart John Sackett, son of Arthur Monroe Sackett and Bertha Desdemona Parsons, was born in Barry County, MichiganG, on 7 February 1896.1,2 He died aged 69 in Manatee County, FloridaG, on 8 November 19651,3 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, VirginiaG, on 12 November 1965.4,5 He married first in Caro, Tuscola County, MichiganG, on 1 January 1920, Melba Elaine Shader, daughter of Delwain Shader and De Letta Micks.6 Melba was born in MichiganG, in about 1901.7 He married second at the Naka-ku Registrar's Office, Yokohama, JapanG, on 28 May 1946, Emma Louise Carroll.8
     In 1900 Evart was living in Irving, Barry County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Arthur and Bertha, and was recorded in the census as Evart J Sackett, aged four and born in Michigan.9
     In 1910 he was living at Gilford Town Avenue, Indianfields, Tuscola County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Arthur and Bertha, and was recorded as Evart Sackett, aged 14.10
     In 1920 he was living at Quinn Avenue, Caro, Tuscola County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Evart J Sackett, a bookkeeper in a factory, aged 23. He and his wife Melba, 18, were living in the household of Melba's grandfather, Nelson Micks, 79, and Melba's mother, De Letta, 50. Evart's mother and sister were living three doors away.11
     In 1930 he was living at Robinwood Avenue, Pontiac, Oakland County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Evart J Sackett, a self-employed grocer, head of household, aged 34. He owned his home. Living with him was his wife Melba, 28.12
     Evart enlisted in the US Army as a first sergeant in the Coast Artillery Corps, National Guard, at Detroit, MichiganG on 24 February 1941. He was later promoted to chief warrant officer.13,5
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 19340 Evart John Sackett.
  2. Death record.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Evart Sackett, b. Feb 7, 1896, d. Nov, 1965, SSN 565-50-2876 issued CA, residence unknown."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Evart J Sackett, service info: CWO Army, b. 7 Feb 1896, d. 8 Nov 1965, interment 12 Nov 1965, Arlington National Cemetery, section 37 site 1028."
  6. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "1 Jan 1920, at Caro, Tuscola County, MI, Evart J J Sackett, 23, of Caro, b. Shelby, bookkeeper, father Art Sackett, mother Bertha Parsons; to Melba Elaine Shader, of Caro, b. Caro, clerk, father Delwain Shader, mother De Letta Micks. Both 1st m. By D S Arnold, clergyman. Witnesses: Bertha Sackett, De Letta Shader, both of Caro."
  7. Census.
  8. "US Consular Reports of Marriages, 1910–1949", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), certificate of witness to marriage, "28 May 1946, at the Naka-ku Registrar's Office, Yokohama, Japan, Evart John Sackett, US citizen, 50, b. Shelby, Michigan, now res. Yokohama; to Emma Louise Carroll, stateless, 33, b. Yokohama, res. Yokohama. Witness: U Alexis Johnson, US Consul."
  9. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 700; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1240700
    Irving, Barry County, Michigan, 20 Jun 1920
    Sackett, Arthur M, head, b. Nov 1870, 29, m. 6y, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, teacher, home rented
    Sackett, Bertha, wife, b. Apr 1872, 28, m. 6y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Evart J, son, b. Feb 1896, 4, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Mildred E L, dau, b. Mar 1898, 2, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_676; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0122; FHL microfilm: 1374689
    Gilford Town Ave, Indianfields, Tuscola County, Michigan, 28/29 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Arthur M, head, 38, m1. 16y, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, salesman, selling autos, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Bertha D, wife, 38, m1. 16y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI father b. MI, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Evart, son, 14, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Mildred, dau, 12, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_798; Page: 27A; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 476
    Quinn Avenue, Caro Village, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, 30/31 Jan 1920
    Micks, Nelson, head, home owned on mortgage, 79, wid, imm 1865, nat 1870, b. Canada, father b. Can, mother b. Can
    Shader, De Letta, dau, 50, div, b. MI, father b. Can, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Evart J, gson-in-law, 23, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, bookkeeper, factory
    Sackett, Melba E, gdau, 18, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI.
  12. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 1017; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0054; Image: 536.0; FHL microfilm: 2340752
    Robinwood Ave, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Evart J, head, home owned, $5,000, 34, m. at 24, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, grocer, self-employed
    Sackett, Melba, wife, 28, m. at 18, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY.
  13. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Evart J Sackett, b. MI, 1896, res. Oakland, MI, enlisted 24 Feb 1941, at Detroit, MI, First Sergeant, Coast Artillery Corps, National Guard, educ 1 yr college, civil occ retail manager, separated, with dependents, ht 37 [sic], wt 174."
Last Edited1 April 2016