Oakley Merton Sackett

(1915-1981)
FatherBlair B Sackett (1868-1937)
MotherLola L Newman (c 1881-1972)
Oakley Merton Sackett, son of Blair B Sackett and Lola L Newman, was born in PennsylvaniaG, on 24 July 1915.1,2 He died aged 65 in Orange County, CaliforniaG, on 18 January 1981.3,4 He married Gladys Mae Hardy. Gladys was born in PennsylvaniaG, on 8 October 19182 and died aged 75 in Orange County, CaliforniaG, on 21 March 1994.5,6
     In 1920 Oakley was living at 116 High Street, BradfordG, in the household of his parents Blair and Lola, and was recorded in the census as Okley M Sacett [sic], aged four and born in Pennsylvania.7
     In 1930 he was living at 116 High Street, BradfordG, in the household of his parents Blair and Lola, and was recorded as Oakley Sackett, aged 14.8
     Oakley completed a World War II young men's draft registration card. He was living in Bradford, McKean County, PennsylvaniaG, and next of kin was his wife Gladys.9
ChartsThomas Sackett of Hopewell NJ descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Oakley Sackett, b. Jul 24, 1915, d. Jan, 1981, SSN 206-09-9383 issued PA, residence Westminster, California, 92683, county Orange."
  4. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Oakley M, b. Pennsylvania, 24 Jul 1915, d. Orange, 18 Jan 1981, mother Newman."
  5. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Gladys Mae, b. Pennsylvania, 8 Oct 1918, d. Orange, 21 Mar 1994, father Hardy, mother Stpeter."
  6. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Gladys M Sackett, b. Oct 8, 1918, d. Mar, 1994, SSN 208-20-9995 issued PA, residence Stanton, California, 90680, county Orange, payment location Westminster, California, 92683, payment county Orange."
  7. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1600; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 266
    116 High St, Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania, 6/7 Jan 1920
    Sacett, Blair, head, home owned free of mortgage, 45, married, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. US, laborer, carbon wks
    Sacett, Lolia L, wife, 38, b. PA, father b. DC, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Okley M, son, 4 7/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2079; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0009; Image: 327.0; FHL microfilm: 2341813
    116 High Street, Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Blair, head, home owned $3,000, 64, m. at 46, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer, lumber yard
    Sackett, Lola, wife, 48, m. at 30, b. PA, father b. DC, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Oakley, son, 14, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  9. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Oakley Merton Sackett, Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania, b. Bradford, 24 Jul 1915, wt 162, compexion light, eyes blue, hair brown, ht 61, nok Gladys Sackett wife." [Ancestry transcript only, WWII Draft Cards Young Men, reg. place and date not given]
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Last Edited26 April 2018