William Milton Sackett

(1920-2006)
FatherRalph Howard Sackett (1878-1940)
MotherFlora Christina Jordan (1882-1975)
William Milton Sackett, painter, truck driver, soldier, son of Ralph Howard Sackett and Flora Christina Jordan, was born in New London, WisconsinG, on 28 July 1920.1 He died aged 85 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, Waupaca County, WisconsinG, on 10 April 20062,3 and was buried at the Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, KingG.4 He married first on 27 July 1946, Aleen Stephenson.5 He married second on 14 September 1954, Elizabeth Luedtke Tesch.5
     In 1930 William was living at New London Road, Hortonia, Outagamie County, WisconsinG, in the household of his parents Ralph and Flora, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged nine and born in Wisconsin.6
     William enlisted in the US Army, Puerto Rican department, on 26 October 1939. He served in Europe during the Second World War and participated in the Battle of the Bulge.7
     In 1951 William and Aileen were living at 1620 North Charlotte, Appleton, Outagamie County, WisconsinG. William was a painter working for the Outdoor Advertising Company.8
William M Sackett (1920–2006), Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, Wisconsin
(Src: Find A Grave, Salvarsan)

Children of William Milton Sackett

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Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "William M Sackett, b. Jul 28, 1920, d. Apr 10, 2006, SSN 389-18-9554 issued WI, residence King, Wisconsin, 54946, county Waupaca."
  3. Website Wichmann-Fargo Funeral Homes (http://www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com), Obituary.
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. Thurmon King's database, 15173 Milton William Sackett.
  6. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2603; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0031; Image: 861.0; FHL microfilm: 2342337
    New London Rd, Hortonia, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, 23 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Ralph, home rented, $20, not farm, 51, m. at 24, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, carpenter, own account
    Sackett, Flora, wife, 47, m. at 20, b. WI, father b. Scotland, mother b. Canada English, thread cutter, garment factory
    Sackett, James, son, 23, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
    Sackett, Claude, son, 19, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
    Sackett, Adelia, dau, 17, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
    Sackett, Garna, dau, 15, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
    Sackett, William, son, 9, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
    Sackett, Earl, son, 4 10/12, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI.
  7. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946", database, Ancestry.com, "William M Sackett, b. WI, 1866 [sic: 1920], res. Waupaca, WI, enlisted 26 Oct 1939, at Camp Ruston, Puerto Rican Department, regular army, educ 4 yrs college, ht 40 [sic], wt 884 [sic]. [Awaiting corrections to Ancestry transcript]."
  8. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1951, "Sackett William M (Aileen) pntr Outdoor Adv Co 1620 N Charlotte*3-4881."
Generation.Tree11S.3a
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited7 January 2019