Filertus F "Lete" Sackett

FatherFilertus Sackett (1828-1895)
MotherSarah Ann Davis (1837-1875)
Birth1866, MissouriG,1,2
Death1958, Malheur County, OregonG
Marriage1891Belle Ross3
Filertus Sackett (1866–1958) & Belle (Ross) Sackett
(Src: Ancestry, Alexis Beckstead)
Filertus F "Lete" Sackett, son of Filertus Sackett and Sarah Ann Davis, was born in MissouriG in 1866.1,2 He died aged about 91 in Malheur County, OregonG, on 22 March 1958 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario, Malheur CountyG.4,5 He married in about 1891, Belle Ross, daughter of William W Ross and Sarah Jane Cunningham.3 Belle was born in IllinoisG on 18 May 1869.1,2 She died aged 53 at home at 3511 Genesee Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, MissouriG, on 3 November 1922 and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Bates County, MissouriG.4,6,7
     In 1870 Filertus was living in ButlerG in the household of his parents Filertus and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Lintus Sackett, aged three and born in Missouri.8
     In 1880 he was living in ButlerG in the household of his father Filer and stepmother Caroline, and was recorded as L F Sacket, aged 13 and born in Missouri.9
     In 1900 Filertus was living at Mechanic Street, ButlerG, and was recorded in the census as Philetus Sackett, a restaurant keeper, head of household, aged 33. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Belle, 31, and their children, Mahala (Halie), 8, Gladys, 5, and Mildred, aged two.10
     In 1910 he was living at Mechanic StreetG and was recorded as Filertus F Sackett, a salesman, head of household, aged 43. Living with him were his wife Belle, 40, and their children, Halie, 17, Gladys, 15, Mildred, 12, and Marion, aged nine.11
     Filertus was listed from 1913 to 1919 in the Kansas City Directory, living at 3511 Genesee Street, Kansas CityG. He worked in various roles in the automobile industry, including at the Ford Motor Company.12
     In 1920 he was living in Kansas CityG and was recorded as Filertus Sackett, an automobile accessories salesman, head of household, aged 53. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Belle, 50, and their children, Gladys, 25, and Marion, aged 19.13
     Filertus was listed in 1925 in the Kansas City Directory, working in sales at the R P Rice Motor Company and living at 3511 Genesee Street, Kansas CityG. He was at the same address in 1927.12
     In 1930 he was living in Chickasha, Grady County, OklahomaG, in the household of his daughter Marion and son-in-law Harry Hill, and was recorded as Filertus Sackett, farm manager at a golf club, a widower, aged 63.14
     In 1940 he was living at 1st Street, Ontario, Malheur County, OregonG, in the household of his daughter Gladys and son-in-law Loraine, and was recorded as Filertus Sackett, a widower, aged 73.15
     In 1950 he was living at 469 SW 1st Street, OntarioG, in the household of his daughter Gladys and son-in-law Loraine, and was recorded as F Sackett, a sewing machine repairman, aged 83.16

Kansas City Directory

1913Sackett Filertus trav r 3511 Genesee
1914Sackett Filertus clk Ford Motor Co r 3511 Genesee
1915Sackett Filertus mechanic Ford Motor Co r 3511 Genesee
1916Sackett Filertus L mach r 3511 Genesee
1917Sackett Filertus L assembler r 3511 Genesee
1918Sackett Filertus L mach r 3511 Genesee
1919Sackett Filertus L auto sales h 3511 Genesee
1925Sackett Filertus sales R P Rice Motor Co h3511 Genesee
1927Sackett Filertus h3511 Genesee
Filertus F Sackett (1866–1958), Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario, Oregon
(Src: Find A Grave, Cheryl Hanson)
Belle (Ross) Sackett (1869–1922), Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri
(Src: Find A Grave, Richard Parker)

Children of Filertus F "Lete" Sackett and Belle Ross


Mrs. Sackett, Social Service Worker, Dead.
Mrs. Belle Ross Sackett, a leader in social service work for the last decade, died early yesterday at her home, 3511 Genesee street, aged 55 years, says Saturday's Kansas City Journal. Her death removes a familiar figure from Kansas City hospital wards and settlement houses.
     Besides her social work, Mrs. Sackett was an active member of the Roanoke Baptist church, Daylight chapter No. 391 of the order of Eastern Star, the True Kindred Mizoah Conclave No. 1 and the auxiliary of the St. Andrew's society.
     Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon in the Roanoke Baptist church, Fortieth and Wyoming streets, the Rev. George W. Wise and the Rev. O. T. Joyce officiating. Burial will be in Butler, Mo.
     Survivors are her husband, Filertus Sackett, and four daughters, Mrs. Hallie E. Cowles, 3505 Wyoming street; Mrs. Mildred S. Boyer, 508 East Seventieth Street terrace; Miss Marian J. Sackett of the home address and Mrs. Gladys S. Kinney, Ontario, Ore.
     Mrs. Sackett was former resident of this city and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Ross, well known early residents of this city. Mrs. Jno. Rook, Mrs. C. A. Miller and Miss Lizzie Ross are surviving sisters.

The Butler Weekly Times and the Bates County Record, Butler, Missouri, 9 Nov 1922, p 2

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Gravestone.
  3. The Memphis Appeal-Avalanche, Memphis, Tennessee (Newspapers.com image), 1 Oct 1891, p 8, "Marriage Licenses. Filertus Sackett, jr., and Isabella Ross."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. "Oregon, U.S., State Deaths, 1864-1971" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, F Lete, d. Presbyterian Nursing Home, Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, 22 Mar 1958, res. 469 SW 1st St, Ontario, sewing machine dealer, age 91, b. Butler, MO, 24 Dec 1866, father Filer Sackett, mother Sarah Ann Davis, informant Mrs L J Kinney daughter, cause pneumonia, influenza, senility, bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario, 25 Mar 1958."
  6. "Missouri, Death Certificates 1910–1969" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Belle Ross, d. 3511 Genesee St, KC, Jackson County, MO, 3 Nov 1922, res. 3511 Genesee St, b. Bloomington, IL, 18 May 1869, age 53-5-15, husband Filertus Sackett, father Wm W Ross b. Glasgow, Scotland, mother Sarah Jane Cunningham b. OH, informant Filertus Sackett, 3511 Genesee, cause exhaustion from carcinoma of liver and of breast, bur. Butler, MO, 4 Nov 1922."
  7. "Bates County, Missouri, Cemetery Index, 1823–1959" (Ancestry transcript), "Sacket, Belle, b. 18 May 1869, d. 3 Nov 1922, bur. Oak Hill Cemetery, Bates County, MO, spouse Leet Sacket."
  8. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll: M593_758; Page: 123B; Image: 225058; Family History Library Film: 552257
    Butler, Bates County, Missouri, 11 Jun 1870
    Sackett, Filertus, 40, Jack of [all] trades, real estate $800, personal estate $300, b. IN
    Sackett, Sarah, 33, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lawrence, 16, home, b. IN
    Sackett, Mahala, 14, home, b. IA
    Sackett, Lintus, 3, home, b. MO
    Davis, Leodica, 63, at home, b. NC.
  9. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254673 NA T9-0673/190A
    Butler, Bates, Missouri
    Filer Sacket, head, married, 52, b. IN, grocery merchant, father b. VT, mother b. OH
    Caroline S. Sacket, wife, 38, b. IN, keeping house, father b. KY, mother b. -
    L. F. Sacket, son, 13, b. MO, father b. -, mother b. -
    Harry Sacket, son, 1, b. MO, father b. -, mother b. -
    William R. Hepler, other, single, 16, b. IN, clerk in grocery store, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
  10. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll: 839; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0013; FHL microfilm: 1240839
    Mechanic Street, Butler, Bates County, Missouri, 15 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Philetus, head, b. Dec 1866, 33, m. 9y, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IA, restaurant keeper, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Belle R, wife, b. May 1869, 31, m. 9y, 3 ch, all living, b. IL, father b. Scotland, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Mahala E, dau, b. Nov 1891, 8, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Gladys, dau, b. Sep 1894, 5, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Mildred, dau, b. Nov 1897, 2, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL.
  11. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll: T624_768; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0013; FHL microfilm: 1374781
    Mechanic, Mt Pleasant, Bates County, Missouri, 21 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Filertus F, head, 43, m1. 18y, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN, sailsman travling? [salesman travelling?] light plants
    Sackett, Belle R, wife, 40, m1. 18y, b. IL, father b. Scot English, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Haley E, dau, 17, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Gladus L, dau, 15, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Mildred G, dau, 12, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Marion J, dau, 9, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL.
  12. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image).
  13. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll: T625_924; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 49; Image: 1120
    Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, 3 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Filertus, head, home owned on mortgage, 53, married, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN, commercial trav, automobile accessories
    Sackett, Belle R, wife, 50, b. IL, father b. Scotland, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Gladys L, dau, 25, single, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL, stenographer, office wholesale optical
    Sackett, Marion J, dau, 19, single, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL.
  14. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 17A, Enumeration District 0013, FHL microfilm 2341638
    Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, 22 Apr 1930
    Hill, Harry F, head, 31, m. at 25, farmer, farm, b. OK, father b. KY, mother b. OK, home rented
    Hill, Marion J, wife, 30, m. at 24, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
    Hill, Harriet J, daughter, 4 8/12, b. OK, father b. OK, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Filertus, father-in-law, 63, wd, m. at 25, farm manager, golf club, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
  15. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-03372, p 5A, ED 23-35
    SW 1st Street, Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon, 6 Apr 1940
    Kinney, Loraine J, head, 45, owner & salesman, retail hardware b. MO, home owned, $3500, 1935 same house
    Kinney, Gladys S, wife, 45, b. MO, 1935 same house
    Kinney, Ross H, son, 12, b. MO, 1935 same house
    Kinney, Sarah J, daughter, 9, b. MO, 1935 same house
    Sackett, Filertus, father-in-law, 73, wd, b. MO, 1935 Chickasha, Grady, OK.
  16. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 1186, sheet , district 23-36
    469 SW 1st, Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon
    Kinney, L J, head, 55, hardware merchant, retail store, b. MO
    Kinney, Gladys S, wife, 55, b. MO
    Kinney, Ross H, son, 22, telephone lineman, telephone co, b. MO
    Sackett, F, father-in-law, 83, wd, sewing machine repairman, repair shop, b. MO.
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Last Edited29 Sep 2023
 

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