Elmer R Sackett

FatherChristopher C Sackett (1846-1908)
MotherAnnie Walls (c 1850-1935)
Birth1875, NebraskaG,1,2
Death1940, Christian County, MissouriG,3
Marriage1893, Christian CountyGLillie May Hamilton4
Marriage1934, Christian CountyGLaura Dryden5
Elmer R Sackett, son of Christopher C Sackett and Annie Walls, was born in NebraskaG on 30 November 1875.1,2 He died aged 64 in Christian County, MissouriG, on 30 July 19403 and was buried at Payne Cemetery, Nixa, Christian CountyG.6 He married first in Christian CountyG on 21 December 1893, Lillie May Hamilton, daughter of Benjamin Hamilton and Naoma Marr.4 Lillie was born in Dowagiac, Cass County, MichiganG, on 1 February 1878.7 She died aged 71 at the City Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, MissouriG, on 9 November 19498 and was buried at Payne Cemetery, NixaG.7 Elmer and Lillie divorced sometime between 1930 and 1934. Elmer married second in Christian CountyG on 13 November 1934, Laura Dryden.5 Laura was born in MissouriG in about 1886.2 They divorced in 1939 or 1940.2
     In 1880 Elmer was living in Township 93, Yankton County, Dakota TerritoryG, in the household of his parents Chrys and Annie Sackett, and was recorded in the census as Ellman Sackett, aged five.9
     In 1900 he was living in Porter, Christian CountyG, and was recorded as Elmer Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 24. Living with him were his wife Lillie, 22, and their children, Floyd, 5, and Wayne, aged one (the children's names were transposed on the census.)10
     In 1910 he was living at Main Street, PorterG, and was recorded as Elmer Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 35. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillie, 34, and their children, Floyd, 15, Wayne, 11, Lizzie, 9, and Forest, aged one.11
     Elmer completed a World War I draft registration card on 9 September 1918. He was then aged 42 and was a farmer. He was living in Nixa, Christian County, MissouriG, with his wife Lillie.12
     In 1920 he was living in Porter, Christian CountyG, and was recorded as Elmer Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 44. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Lillie, 42, and their children, Forest, 10, and Velma, aged seven.13
     Elmer and Lillie were listed in the SpringfieldG City Directory in 1929.14
     In 1930 he was living at South Douglas Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as Elmer Sackett, a laborer on the steam railway, head of household, aged 55. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Lillie, 53, and their son Forrest, 20, and daughter-in-law Margaret, 20. There was also a female boarder in the household.15
     In 1939 Elmer and his second wife, Laura, were living in SpringfieldG at West Walnut Street. His first wife, Lillie was living at South Fort Avenue.16
     At the date of the 1940 census, 2 April, Elmer was a patient in the State Hospital, Washington, Vernon County, MissouriG.17 Laura, aged 54 and now divorced, was living at Walnut Street, SpringfieldG. She had reverted to her maiden name Dryden.18 Elmer's first wife, Lillie, was living with her daughter Velma and son-in-law Bert Hunter in Joplin, Jasper County, MissouriG.19,20
     Lillie was listed in the SpringfieldG City Directory in 1946, 1947, and 1948.21
Elmer R Sackett (1875–1940), Payne Cemetery, Nixa, Missouri
(Src: Find a Grave, Lyle & Marsha)
Lillie May (Hamilton) Sackett (1878–1949), Payne Cemetery, Nixa, Missouri
(Src: Find a Grave, Lyle & Marsha)

Children of Elmer R Sackett and Lillie May Hamilton


Elmer Sackett
Elmer Sackett, 65, died at his home in Nixa at 4 o'clock this morning. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Hunter, of Joplin; three sons, Floyd and Wayne, of California, and Forest, of Nixa; five sisters and a brother.
     Funeral services will be held at the Nixa Church of Christ at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.

Springfield Leader and Press, Springfield, Missouri, 30 Jul 1940, p 12

Elmer Sackett
Funeral services for Elmer Sackett, 65, who died early yesterday morning in his home at Nixa, will be at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon in the Nixa Church of Christ.
     He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Thelma Hunter of Joplin; three sons, Floyd and Wayne of California, and Forest of Nixa; five sisters and one brother.

The Springfield News-Leader, Springfield, Missouri, 31 Jul 1940, p 2

 Notes & Citations

  1. Gravestone.
  2. Census.
  3. "Missouri, Death Certificates 1910–1969" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Elmer, d. Christian, Missouri, 30 Jul 1940, divorced, b. 30 Nov 1874, age 65-8-0, retired laborer, father Christopher Sackett b. MI, mother Ella Walls b. ND, informant Forrest Sackett, Nix, MO, bur. 31 Jul 1940, Payne Cemetery."
  4. "Christian County, Missouri, Marriages", database, Rootsweb, "21 Dec 1893, Elmer Sackett & Lillie Hamilton. Ref 05/216. Official West, Alex, JP."
  5. "Christian County, Missouri, Marriages", "13 Nov 1934, Elmer Sackett & Laura Dryden. Ref 14/295. Official Logan M R, JP."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. Sackett database.
  8. "Missouri, Death Certificates 1910–1969", (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Lillie May, d. City Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 9 Nov 1949, age 71-8-8, res. 615 S Douglas, Springfield, widow, housewife, b. Dwajack, Mich, 1 Feb 1877, father Benjamin Hamilton, mother Naoma Marr, informant Mrs Velma Sullivan, Clever, cause adeno carcinoma, bur. Payne Cemetery, nr Springfield, 13 Nov 1949."
  9. 1880 United States Federal Census, NA T9-0115/479B
    Township 93, Yankton, Dakota Territory
    Chrys Sackett, head, male, married, 33, b. MI, farmer, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Annie Sackett, wife, 29, b. PA, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Mark Sackett, son, 8, b. IA, father b. MI, mother b. PA
    Annie Sackett, dau, 7, b. IA, father b. MI, mother b. PA
    Ellman Sackett, son, 5, b. IA, father b. MI, mother b. PA
    Nettie Sackett, dau, 5 months, b. DAK, father b. MI, mother b. PA.
  10. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 848, p 8, Enumeration District 0019, FHL microfilm 1240848
    Porter, Christian County, Missouri, 19 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Elmer, head, b. Nov 1875, 24, farmer, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. NE, home rented
    Sackett, Lillie, wife, b. Feb 1878, 22, 3 ch, 2 living, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Dewain, son, b. Feb 1895, 5, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Floid, son, b. Oct 1898, 1, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI.
  11. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_776, p 17B, Enumeration District 0040, FHL microfilm 1374789
    Main Street, Porter, Christian, Missouri, 5 May 1910
    Sackett, Elmer, head, 35, m1 16y, labor, on farm, b. NE, father b. OH, mother b. OH, home rented
    Sackett, Lillie, wife, 34, m1 16y, 5 ch, 4 living, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Floyd, son, 15, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Dwain, son, 11, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Lizzie, daughter, 9, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Forest, son, 1, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI.
  12. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (FamilySearch image), Missouri, Christian County. Roll 1683160.
    "Serial 1370, Order 105, Elmer Sackett, of Nixa, Christian, Mo, age 42, b. Nov 30 1876, native born, farmer, employer M B Christian, Route 3, Griswold, Pott[awattamie], Iowa, nok Lillie Sackett, Nixa, Christian, Mo. Ht medium, Build medium, Eyes blue, Hair black, no disabilities. Reg 9 Sep 1918 at Avoca, Pottawattamie County, Iowa."
  13. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_911, p 4B, Enumeration District 48
    SW Section, Porter, Christian, Missouri, 6 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Elmer, head, 44, laborer, farm, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. NE, home owned
    Sackett, Lillie, wife, 42, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Forest, son, 10, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Velma, daughter, 7, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI.
  14. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1929, "Sackett Elmer (Lillie) lab Frisco h715 S Douglas av."
  15. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 1A, Enumeration District 0010, FHL microfilm 2340923
    South Douglas Street, Springfield, Greene, Missouri, 2 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Elmer, head, 55, m. at 19, laborer, steam railway, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. NE, home rented, $16
    Sackett, Lillie M, wife, 53, m. at 16, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Forrest, son, 20, m. at 20, dishwasher, restaurant, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Margaret, daughter-in-law, 20, m. at 20, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO
    Ellingsworth, Ethel, boarder, 30, charwoman, department store, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO.
  16. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1939, "Sackett Elmer (Laura) furn rms 508 W Walnut h do."; "Sackett Lillie Mrs r713 S Fort av."
  17. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02162, p 10B, ED 109-39
    State Hospital (Insane), Washington, Vernon County, Missouri, 2 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Elmer, patient, 70, divorced, farmer, b. IA, res. Springfield, Greene, MO.
  18. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02107, p 4B, ED 39-18
    Walnut, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 8 Apr 1940
    Dryden, Laura, head, 54, divorced, b. MO, home rented, $10.
  19. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02117, p 61A, ED 49-16
    Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, household no. 262
    Sackett, Lillie, mother-in-law, 63, b. MI, living Springfield, Greene County, in 1935
    [Although on a different census page, the household number identifies the household as that of Lillie's daughter Velma and son-in-law Bert Hunter].
  20. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-02117, p 11A, ED 49-16
    Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, household no. 262
    Hunter, Bert M, head, 45, truck driver, flour mill, b. MO, home rented, $14
    Hunter, Velma, wife, 28, b. MO
    Hunter, Evelyn, daughter, 14, b. MO
    Hunter, Helen, daughter, 12, b. MO
    Hale, Mildred, stepdaughter (step daughter), 11, b. MO
    all living in Springfield, Greene, MO, in 1935.
  21. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1946, "Sackett Lillie Mrs r838 State."; 1947, "Sackett Lillie M (wid Elmer) r838 W State."; 1948, "Sackett Lillie (wid Elmer) r615 S Douglas."
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