Clair Eugene Sackett

(1918-1993)
FatherHerman Eugene Sackett1 (1891-1964)
MotherCelinda Esther Greene1 (1896-1982)
Clair Eugene Sackett, son of Herman Eugene Sackett and Celinda Esther Greene, was born in PennsylvaniaG on 6 February 1918.1,2 He died aged 75 on 22 February 19933 and was buried at the Arlington National Cemetery, VirginiaG.4,5 He married Edith Y ___.6 Edith was born on 8 March 1924.6 She died on 3 January 19736 and was buried at the Arlington National CemeteryG.6,7
     In 1920 Clair was living at Union Township, Broome County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Herman and Celinda, and was recorded in the census as Clair Sackett, aged one year ten months and born in Pennsylvania.8
     In 1930 he was living at Evergreen Street, Endicott Village, Broome County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Herman and Celinda, and was recorded as Clair Sackett, aged 12 and born in Pennsylvania.9
     Clair served in the US Air Force during the Second World War and in the Korean War.6,10,11
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Descendants of Nehemiah Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Bill Sackett to Chris Sackett, 30 March 2004.
  2. Census.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Clair E Sackett, b. Feb 6, 1918, d. Feb 22, 1993, SSN 077-05-5678 issued NY, residence Endicott, New York, 13760, county Broome."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 8529-7.
  5. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry.com, "Clair E Sackett, service info: WO1 US Air Force World War II, Korea, b. 16 Feb 1918, d. 22 Feb 1993, Arlington National Cemetery, section 12 site 8529-7."
  6. Email from Stephen E Sackett to Chris Sackett, June 2014.
  7. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry.com, "Edeith [sic] Y wo Clair E Sackett, service info: WO-1 USAF, b. 8 Mar 1924, d. 3 Jan 1973, unknown relationship to veteran [sic], interment 8 Jan 1973, Arlington National Cemetery, section 12 site 8529-7."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T625_1087, p. 23B, Enumeration District 101, image 522
    Union Township, Broome County, New York, 20 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Herman, head, home rented, 28, married, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. VA, forger, forging works
    Sackett, Celinda, 24, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Clair, son, 1 10/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Samuel, son, 6/12, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1408, p. 23B, Enumeration District 0080, Image 347.0, FHL microfilm 2341143
    Evergreen Street, Endicott Village, Broome County, New York State, 17 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Herman, head, home rented, $25 p.m., 38, m. at 25, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. WV, hammerman, forging works
    Sackett, Celinda, wife, 35, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Clair, son, 12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Samuel, son, 10, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harold, son, 8, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Carlton, son, 6, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Edwin, son, 5, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Lester, son, 3, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Lois, dau, 11/12, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  10. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946", database, Ancestry.com, "Clair E Sackett, b. 1918, white, citizen, b. PA, res. NY, Broome, enlistment 31 Jan 1946 at Binghamton, NY, branch Air Corps, grade Master Sergeant, enlistment for Hawaiian Department, component Regular Army, source National Guard, education 4 years of high school."
  11. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Clair, b. 6 Feb 1918, d. 22 Feb 1993, SSN 077055678, branch AF, enlisted 6 Jan 1952, released 8 Feb 1956."
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited18 October 2017