Edward Moses Sackett

(1910-1963)
FatherThomas Edward Sackett (1891-1968)
MotherMamie Mathews (1889-1978)
Edward Moses Sackett, son of Thomas Edward Sackett and Mamie Mathews, was born in MissouriG, on 12 March 1910.1 He died aged 53 in San Mateo, CaliforniaG, on 28 July 19632 and was buried at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo CountyG.3 Edward Moses Sackett and Irene Watkins had a son, also Edward Moses Sackett, born in August 1929. The elder Edward Moses Sackett may have married Bernice ___ in about 1929 (although he described himself as single in the 1940 census.)4 She was born in MissouriG, in about 1910.4
     In 1910 Edward was living at Call Street, St Louis, MissouriG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Mamie, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, aged one month and born in Missouri.5
     In 1920 he was living at Easton Avenue, St LouisG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Mamie, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, aged nine.6
     In 1930 he was living at Euclid Avenue, St LouisG, and was recorded as Eddie Sackett, a checker in a warehouse, aged 20. He was a lodger in the household of Sidney & Thelma Goshen. A Bernice Sackett, 19, also a lodger, may have been Edward's wife.7
     In 1930 Irene Watkins was living at Gano Avenue, St Louis, MissouriG with her eight-month-old son Edward in the household of the child's great-grandmother Katie Sackett and grandfather Thomas Sackett.8
     In 1940 he was living at Hamilton Street, St LouisG, in the household of his mother Mamie, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a hotel bellboy, aged 30, single.9
     Edward completed a World War II young men's draft registration card, probably in 1942. He was living in St LouisG with his mother Mamie, and was employed by the Jefferson Hotel.10

Child of Edward Moses Sackett and Irene Watkins

Sackett Family Association descendants
Matthew Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Edward, b. Missouri, 12 Mar 1910, d. San Mateo, CA, 28 Jul 1963, mother Mathews."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. Census.
  5. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_820; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0300; FHL microfilm: 1374833
    Call Street, St Louis City, Missouri, 22 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Thomas, head, 19, m1. 0y, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. IL, second laster, shoe factory, home rented
    Sackett, Mamie, wife, 20, m1. 0y, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Edward, son, 1/12, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO
    [Next door to father Thomas Sackett].
  6. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_956; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 373
    Easton Ave, St Louis, Missouri, Jan 1920
    Sackett, Thomas E, head, 40, b. IL*, father b. IL, mother b. IL, carpenter, const co
    Sackett, Mami, wife, 36, b. IL*, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Edward, son, 9, b. IL*, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Lea, dau, 3, b. IL*, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Estes, Turner, lodger, 18, b. TN, father b. TN, mother b. TN, porter, barber shop
    Clancy, Blanche, roomer, 26, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO, seamstress, private.
    [Birthplace IL appears to be an enumeration error for MO.]
  7. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0216
    Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri, 16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Eddie, lodger, 20, m. at 19, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO, checker, warehouse
    Sackett, Bernice, lodger, 19, m. at 18, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO
    [In household of Sidney & Thelma Goshen].
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0102
    Gano Ave, St Louis, Missouri, 11 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Katie, head, home rented $23pm, 70, wid, m. at 21, b. IL, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada
    Sackett, Thomas, son, 39, divorced, m. at 18, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. IL, laborer
    Watkins, Irene, gdau, 19, divorced, m. at 17, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO, laborer, box co
    Watkins, Edward, gson child, 8/12, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO.
  9. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: m-t0627-02209; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 96-701B
    Hamilton St, St Louis City, Missouri, 18 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Mamie, head, 49, divorced, b. MO
    Sackett, Edward, son, 30, single, b. MO, bellboy, hotel.
  10. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Edward Moses Sackett, St Louis, Missouri, b. St Louis, 12 Mar 1910, employer Jefferson Hotel, ht 5' 7", wt 140, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair brown, contact mother Mamie Sackett."
Last Edited23 March 2018