Thomas Edward Sackett

(1891-1968)
FatherThomas E Sackett (1859-1920)
MotherKathryn Marie "Katie" Royer (1860-1947)
Thomas Edward Sackett, son of Thomas E Sackett and Kathryn Marie "Katie" Royer, was born at 213 Victor Street, St Louis, MissouriG, on 5 September 1891.1,2 He died aged 76 in St LouisG, on 2 July 19683,4 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery, St LouisG.5 He married first in about 1909, Mamie Mathews.6 They divorced before 1930.6 Mamie was born in MissouriG, on 4 October 1889.6,7 She died aged 88 in CaliforniaG, on 9 January 19788 and was buried at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo CountyG.5 He married second in St LouisG, in November 1934, Betty Lee (Babb) Jordan, daughter of Jasper Babb and Mary Black.9 Betty was born on 14 January 1900.4 She died aged 54 on 5 October 195410 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery, St LouisG, on 8 October 1954.10,5 He married third Ruth M Riddle.5 Ruth was born in ArkansasG, on 24 January 1914.7 She died aged 51 at the Homer G Phillips Hospital, St LouisG, on 31 January 1965 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery, St LouisG, on 4 February 1965.5,11
     In 1900 Thomas was living at Morgan Street, St Louis, MissouriG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Katie, and was recorded in the census as Thomas E Sackett, a schoolboy, aged nine and born in Illinois.12
     In 1910 he was living at Call Street, St Louis, MissouriG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a shoe factory worker, head of household, aged 19. Living with him were his wife Mamie, 20, and their son Edward, aged one month.13
     Thomas was listed in the St Louis, Missouri, City Directory from 1910 to 1914 as a driver, living at 1021 Call Street, St LouisG. In 1916, he was a driver at 1105A Glasgow Avenue, and in 1917 a yardman, living at 2813 Stoddard.14
     Thomas registered for the World War I draft on 5 June 1917. He was aged 26, employed as a yardman, and was living at 2813 Stoddard Street, St Louis, MissouriG. He was married with two children.15
     In 1920 he was living at Easton Avenue, St LouisG, and was recorded as Thomas E Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, aged 40. Living with him were his wife Mamie, 36, and their children, Edward, 9, and Lea, aged three.16
     In 1929 he was listed as a laborer, and in 1931 a janitor, living at 4257 Gano Avenue, St LouisG.14
     In 1930 he was living at Gano Avenue, St Louis, MissouriG, in the household of his widowed mother Katie, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a laborer, divorced, aged 39.17
     In 1940 he was living at Dodier Street, St LouisG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a janitor, head of household, aged 49. His wife Betty, 40, was living with him.18
     In 1940 Mamie was living at Hamilton Street, St LouisG and was recorded as Mamie Sackett, head of household, aged 49, divorced. Her son Edward, 30, was living with her.19
     Thomas completed a World War II draft registration card on 26 April 1942. He was aged 50, employed by a real estate company, and was living at 2527 West Dodier Street, St LouisG with his wife Bettie Lee.20
Thomas E Sackett (1891–1968), Calvary Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri
(Src: Find A Grave, Mr Tom)
Betty Lee Sackett (1900–1954), Calvary Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri
(Src: Find A Grave, Mr Tom)

Children of Thomas Edward Sackett and Mamie Mathews

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 21128 Thomas Edward Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Matthew Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Missouri, Birth Registers, 1847–1910", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Thomas Edward, b. 5 Sep 1891 at 213 Victor St, father Thomas b. US, mother A Royer b. US."
  2. WWII draft and gravestone have birth date 4 Sep 1891.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Thomas Sackett, b. Sep 5, 1891, d. Jul, 1968, SSN 490-03-7866 issued MO, residence Saint Louis, Missouri, 63111, county Saint Louis City."
  4. Gravestone.
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. Census.
  7. Death record.
  8. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Mamie Sackett, b. Oct 4, 1889, d. Jan, 1978, SSN 555-21-6037 issued CA, residence South San Francisco, California, 94080, county San Mateo."
  9. "Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805–2002", digital image, Ancestry.com, "3 Nov 1934 affidavit for license sworn at St Louis County, MO. Thomas E Sackett, 43, & Betty Jordan, 24. Both of St Louis, MO."
  10. Website Missouri Digital Heritage, Missouri Death Certificates, 1910–1966 (https://s1.sos.mo.gov/), "Sackett, Betty Lee, d. St Louis City Hospital, St Louis, MO, 5 Oct 1954, res. 1918a South Broadway, St Louis, married, b. Piedmont, MO, 14 Jan 1900, age 54, father Jasper Babb, mother Mary Black, husband & informant Thomas Sackett, 1918a S Broadway, cause pulmonary infarction, bur. Calvary Cemetery, St Louis, 8 Oct 1954."
  11. Website Missouri Digital Heritage, Missouri Death Certificates, 1910–1966 (https://s1.sos.mo.gov/), "Sackett, Ruth M, d. Homer G Phillips [Hospital], St Louis, MO, 31 Jan 1965, res. 4132a N Broadway, St Louis, married, b. Arkansas, 24 Jan 1914, age 51, husband & informant Thomas Sackett, 4132a N. Broadway, father Riddle, mother unk., cause cerebrovascular accident, bur. Calvary Cemetery, St Louis, 4 Feb 1965."
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0236
    Morgan St, St Louis, Missouri, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Thos E, head, b. Dec 1859, 40, m. 18y, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, furniture salesman, home rented
    Sackett, Katie R, wife, b. May 1860, 40, m. 18y, 9 ch, 5 living, b. IL, father b. France, mother b. France, house work
    Sackett, Hattie, dau, b. Sep 1882, 17, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Katie, dau, b. Jul 1885, 14, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Thomas E, son, b. Sep 1890, 9, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, at school
    Sackett, Irene, dau, b. Apr 1894, 6, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Geo Dewey, son, b. Jul 1898, 1, b. MO, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  13. 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].
  14. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, St Louis, Missouri, City Directory, 1910, 1913, 1914, "Sackett Thomas jr driver r 1021 Call."; 1916, "Sackett Thomas driver r 1105A Glasgow av."; 1917, "Sackett Thomas ydman r 2813 Stoddard."; 1929, "Sackett Thos lab r4257 Gano av."; 1931, "Sackett Thos janitor r4257 Gano av."
  15. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, "No 453/90, Thomas E Sackett, age 26, of 2813 Stoddard St, b. Sept 4 1891, b. St Louis, MO, yardman, employer McKinney B. Co, at St Louis, dependents wife 2 children, no previous military service. Registrant of medium ht, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald, no disabilities. Reg St Louis, Missouri, June 5/17."
  16. 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.]
  17. 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.
  18. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: m-t0627-02199; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 96-440A
    Dodier Street, St Louis, Missouri, 11 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Thomas, head, 49, b. MO, janitor, office building
    Sackett, Betty, wife, 40, b. MO.
  19. 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.
  20. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial no. U1979, Thomas Edward Sackett, 2527 West Dodier St, St Louis, MO, age 50, b. St Louis, 4 Sep 1891, contact wife Bettie Lee Sackett, employer J H Farrish Real Estate Co, 713 Chestnut St, St Louis, race white, ht 5' 5½", wt 163, eyes blue, hair brown, complexion light, scar on neck and left thumb, wears glasses, hard of hearing. Reg St Louis City, MO, 26 Apr 1942."
Last Edited22 March 2018