Bruce Edward Sackett

(1913-1975)
FatherNathaniel Baldwin Sackett (1886-1987)
MotherMina Gertrude Gerlinger (1890-1982)
Bruce Edward Sackett, son of Nathaniel Baldwin Sackett and Mina Gertrude Gerlinger, was born in Glendive, Dawson County, MontanaG, on 8 February 1913.1 He died aged 62 in York, PennsylvaniaG, on 28 March 1975.1
     In 1920 Bruce was living at 51st Street, Des Moines, Polk County, IowaG, in the household of his parents Nathaniel and Mina, and was recorded in the census as Bruce E Sackett, aged six and born in Montana.2
     In 1930 he was living at Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his mother Mina, and was recorded as Bruce Sackett, aged 17.3
     Bruce served in the US Army during the Second World War. He was a staff sergeant in the 441st Engineer Battalion, entering service at Boston on 26 January 1942 and being discharged at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, on 12 November 1945.1
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Nathaniel Sackett
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 25615
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777–1999", digital image, Ancestry.com, "York County. Sackett, Bruce E, serial no 11 046 484, b. 2/8/1913 Glendive, Montana, d. 3/28/1975 York, Pa, veteran of WW2, Army - 441st Eng Batt Depot Co, rank Staff Sergeant, entered service 1/26/1942 Boston, Mass, discharged 11/12/1945 Valley Forge, GH, $100 burial allowance paid to Dodson Funeral Home, 517 North George Street, York, Pennsylvania 5/12/1975, Prospect Hill Cemetery, West Manchester Twp, York County, Pa, section A, grave 3, lot 111, nok Agnes M Sackett, 648 West Princess Street, York, Pa 17404."
  2. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_508; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 97
    51st Street, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, 7 Jan 1920
    Sackett, N B, head, home owned on mortgage, 33, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, city salesman, sporting goods
    Sackett, Mina G, wife, 29, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Wilma L, dau, 9, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Bruce E, son, 6, b. MT, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Lloyd B, son, 3 2/12, b. MT, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Keith L, son, 1 3/12, b. MT, father b. MN, mother b. MN.
  3. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0407; FHL microfilm: 2341845
    Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 29 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Mina, head, home rented $32 pm, 40, m. at 20, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Wilma, dau, 19, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Bruce, son, 17, b. MT, father b. MT [sic], mother b. MT [sic]
    Sackett, Lloyd, son, 13, b. MT, father b. MT [sic], mother b. MT [sic]
    Sackett, Keith, son, 11, b. IA, father b. IA [sic], mother b. IA. [sic]
Generation.Tree10R.3a
Last Edited5 October 2018
 

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