Elmer R Sackett

(1875-1940)
FatherChristopher C Sackett (1846-1908)
MotherAnnie Walls (c 1850-1935)
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 1940.1 He married first in Christian CountyG on 21 December 1893, Lillie May Hamilton, daughter of Benjamin Hamilton and Naoma Marr.3 Lillie was born in Dowagiac, Cass County, MichiganG, on 1 February 1878.1 She died aged 71 at the City Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, MissouriG, on 9 November 19494 and was buried at Payne Cemetery, NixaG.1
     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.5
     In 1910 he was living at Main Street, Porter, Christian CountyG, 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.6
     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.7
     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.8
     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.9

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.

Children of Elmer R Sackett and Lillie May Hamilton

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. Census.
  3. "Christian County, Missouri, Marriages", database, Rootsweb, "21 Dec 1893, Elmer Sackett & Lillie Hamilton. Ref 05/216. Official West, Alex, JP."
  4. "Missouri, Death Certificates 1910–1969", digital image, Ancestry.com, "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."
  5. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, 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.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 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.
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, 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."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 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.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 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.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 14988
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Clyde Martin.
Generation.Tree9Q.3
Last Edited30 Mar 2022
 

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