Dewey Sylvester Sackett

(1897-1961)
FatherDaniel Webster Sackett1 (1853-1935)
MotherLua Louisa Burdick1 (c 1856-before 1920)
Dewey Sylvester Sackett, son of Daniel Webster Sackett and Lua Louisa Burdick, was born in Hadley, Pike County, IllinoisG, on 11 July 1897.1,2 He died aged 63 in Quincy, Adams County, IllinoisG, on 11 February 19612 and was buried at Sunset Cemetery, QuincyG.3
     In 1900 Dewey was living in Hadley, Pike County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Daniel and Lua, and was recorded in the census as Dewey S Sackett, aged two and born in Illinois.4
     In 1910 he was living in HadleyG in the household of his parents Daniel and Lua, and was recorded as Dewey S Sackett, aged twelve.5
     Dewey completed a World War I draft registration card on 24 August 1918. He was then aged 21 and was living at Baylis, Pike County, IllinoisG. He was employed on the family farm.6
     In 1920 he was living in HadleyG in the household of his widowed father Daniel, and was recorded as Dewey S Sackett, a section hand on the railroad, aged 22, single.7
     Dewey served in the US Army during the Second World War, enlisting at Peoria, IllinoisG, on 5 November 1942.8
Dewey S Sackett (1897–1961), Sunset Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, mimann61)
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ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Adaline Horton White, The Hortons of America, published by the author, Seattle, Washington (1929), "Dewey Sylvester [Sackett, s. Daniel W & Lua L (Burdick) Sackett] born at Hadley, July 11, 1897."
  2. Gravestone.
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 337; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0116; FHL microfilm: 1240337
    Hadley, Pike County, Illinois, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Daniel, head, b. Mar 1852, 48, m. 22y, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL, farmer
    Sackett, Lua L, wife, b. Jan 1857, 43, m. 22y, 12 ch, 7 living, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Myrt S, son, b. Sep 1888, 22, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, Joaham A, son, b. Jun 1879, 20, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, Wallace E, son, b. Jul 1883, 16, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, James A, son, b. Apr 1885, 15, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer
    Sackett, Johnthan H, son, b. Jun 1895, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Dewey S, son, b. Jul 1897, 2, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  5. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_318; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0130; FHL microfilm: 1374331
    Hadley, Pike County, Illinois, 9 May 1910
    Sackett, Daniel, head, 57, m1. 32y, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farmer, general farm, own account, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Louisa, wife, 53, m1. 32y, 10 ch, 6 living, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Mert S, son, 31, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farmer, home farm
    Sackett, Jonathon M, son, 30, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farmer, home farm
    Sackett, John H, son, 15, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Dewey S, son, 12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  6. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, Illinois, Hadley, Ill, Roll 186, Local Draft Board, Pike Co, Ill.
    "Serial no. 85-A, Dewey Sylvester Sackett, age 21, of RFD#2, Baylis, Ill, b. 11 Jul 1897, Hadley, Ill, native born, father’s bplace, Hadley, Ill, employer Daniel W. Sackett, Hadley, Ill, nok: Daniel W. Sackett, RFD#2, Baylis, Ill, white, blue eyes brown hair, no disabilities. Reg 24 Aug 1918."
  7. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_401; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 159; Image: 225
    Farm, Hadley, Pike County, Illinois, 15 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Daniel W, head, home owned on mortgage, 66, wid, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farmer, general farm, employer
    Sackett, Mert S, son, 43, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, section hand, railroad, worker
    Sackett, Josephtham A, son, 41, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer, general farm, worker
    Sackett, Johnathan, son, 25, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Dewey S, son, 22, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, section hand, railroad, worker.
  8. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946", database, Ancestry.com, "Dewey S Sackett, b. 1897, b. Illinois, res. Pike, IL, enlisted 5 Nov 1942, at Peoria, IL, Private, educ 2 yrs high school, civil occ farm hand, single without dependents, ht 65, wt 129."
Generation.Tree9Q.3a
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited1 April 2016