Donald Melvin Sackett

(1919-1971)
FatherFrank Edwin Sackett (1876-1923)
MotherEtta May "Ettie" Ellison (1878-1963)
Donald Melvin Sackett, son of Frank Edwin Sackett and Etta May "Ettie" Ellison, was born in UtahG, on 13 March 1919.1,2 He died aged 52 on 12 August 19713,4 and was buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, ColoradoG.5 He married in Long Beach, CaliforniaG, on 21 February 1946, Beatrice Eugene Kelley, daughter of Sterling Kelley and Mabel F Butts.6 Beatrice was born in Stickney, Aurora County, South DakotaG, on 4 March 1923.2 She died aged 74 in Wickenburg, Maricopa County, ArizonaG, on 26 February 1998.7,8 Donald and Beatrice were divorced sometime before June 1956 by when Beatrice had married Stanley Clair Gillespie.2
     In 1920 Donald was living at Frisco Town Mining Camp, Grampion, Beaver County, UtahG, in the household of his parents Frank and Etta, and was recorded in the census as Don Sackett, aged ten months and born in Utah.9
     In 1930 he was living at 1077 Obispo Avenue, Long Beach, CaliforniaG, in the household of his widowed mother Ettie, and was recorded as Donald M Sackett, aged eleven.10
     Donald was listed in the Long Beach City Directory in 1941 and 1942. He was listed there with Beatrice in 1948. They were in Bellflower in 1950 and in Norwalk in 1953.11
     Donald served as a machinist's mate in the US Navy during the Second World War.5
Donald Melvin Sackett (1919–1971), Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado
(Src: Find A Grave, Concetta)
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 38442 Donald Melvin Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Hollie Sackett and Taylor Sackett.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Donald M Sackett, b. Mar 13, 1919, d. Aug 12, 1971, SSN 559-01-5835 issued CA, residence unknown."
  4. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Donald, b. 13 Mar 1919, d. 12 Aug 1971."
  5. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Donald Melvin, service info: MM2 US Navy World War II, b. 13 Mar 1919, d. 12 Aug 1971, interment 19 Aug 1971, Ft Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO, section R site 2275."
  6. "California, County Marriages, 1850–1952", digital image, FamilySearch, License & certificate, "21 Feb 1946, Long Beach, California, Donald Melvin Sackett, of 1060 Newport Avenue, Long Beach, 26, 1st m., b. Frisco, Utah, mechanic, S & S Plastic Co, father Frank Sackett b. UT, mother Etta May Ellison b. UT; to Beatrice Eugene Kelley, of 1941 Walnut Ave, Long Beach, 22, 1st m., b. South Dakota, secretary, Union Plastics Co, father Sterling Kelley b. IL, mother Mable F Butts b. Nebraska. By John H Peters, Pastor St Paul Luth Ch."
  7. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Beatrice Eugene, b. Stickney, Aur, South Dakota, 4 Mar 1923, d. 26 Feb 1998, father Sterling Kelley, mother Mabel F Butts. Listed Oct 1940 as Beatrice Eugene Kelley. Listed Feb 1954 as Beatrice Eugene Sackett. Listed Jun 1956 as Beatrice Eug Gillespie. Listed 11 Mar 1998 as Beatrice E Gillespie."
  8. "Obituary Daily Times Index", database, Ancestry.com.
  9. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1861; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 4
    Frisco Town Mining Camp, Grampion Precinct, Beaver County, Utah, 5 Feb 1920
    Sackett, Frank E, head, home owned free of mortgage, 43, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. UT, blacksmith, silver mine
    Sackett, Etta Mae, wife, 40, b. UT, father b. England, mother b. Scotland
    Sackett, Leonard F, son, 18, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT, laborer, silver mine
    Sackett, Doris Mae, dau, 15, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Theo N, son, 13, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Clifton R, son, 9, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Elva June, dau, 7, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Pearl Marie, dau, 2, b. CA, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Don, son, 10/12, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT.
  10. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 35B; Enumeration District: 1113; FHL microfilm: 2339865
    1077 Obispo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, 2 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Ettie M, head, home rented $25 pm, 49, wid, m. at 21, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT, laundress, laundry
    Sackett, Donald M, son, 11, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT.
  11. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1941, "Sackett Donald r1450 Coronado av."; 1942, "Sackett Donald driver r606 Molino av."; 1948, "Sackett Donald (Beatrice) carp r1941 Walnut av."
    Bellflower, California, City Directory, 1950, "Sackett Donald M (Beatrice) carp h8529 Rose."
    Norwalk, California, City Directory, 1953, "Sackett Donald M (Beatrice E) carp h14308 Cameo."
Reference10R.7
Last Edited28 July 2018