Joseph Edward Sackett

(1894-1931)
FatherEdward William Sackett (1867-1942)
MotherEdith Amelia Powell (1874-1914)
Joseph Edward Sackett, railroad fireman, son of Edward William Sackett and Edith Amelia Powell, was born in Tucker, Utah County, UtahG, on 4 August 1894.1,2 He died aged 37 as the result of an accident when repairing a car at his home in Thistle, Utah CountyG, on 30 September 19313,4 and was buried at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah CountyG, on 4 October 1931.3,5 He married in Thistle, Utah CountyG, on 5 February 1920, Florence Edith Hemming.6 Florence was born on 4 November 1900 and died aged 76 on 27 May 1977.7
     In 1900 Joseph was living in Tucker, Utah County, UtahG, in the household of his parents Edward and Edith, and was recorded in the census as Joseph E Sackett, aged five and born in Utah.8
     In 1910 he was living in TuckerG in the household of his parents Edward and Edith, and was recorded as Joseph E Sackett, aged 15 and born in Utah.9
     Joseph completed a World War I draft registration card on 4 June 1917. He was then aged 22 and was a locomotive fireman at the W & RG Railway Company. He was single and was living at Thistle, Utah CountyG.1
     In 1920 he was living in Clinton, Utah CountyG, in the household of his father Edward and stepmother Bertha, and was recorded as Joseph Edward Sackett, a railroad fireman, single, aged 25 and born in Utah.10
     In 1930 he was living at Soldier Summit, Wasatch County, UtahG, and was recorded as Joseph E Sackett, a fireman on the steam rail road, head of household, aged 35 and born in Utah. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Florence, 29, and their children, Thela, 9, William, 7, and Ruth, aged five.11
Joseph Edward Sackett (1894–1931), Provo City Cemetery, Utah
(Src: Find A Grave, Darryl J Root)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Utah, Utah County. Draft Division# n/a Roll#1894057.
    "Serial#2334 Order#11, Joseph E Sackett, Thistle Utah, Age: 22, b. 4 Aug 1894 at Tucker Utah, single, white, native born, locomotive fireman at W & R.G. Ry Co., no nearest relative reported, no prior military experience, exemption claimed "disabled", Registrant: Tall Ht, Slender Build, eyes gray, hair brown, not bald, disability-rupture on right side, Reg: 4 Jun 1917 at Thistle Utah."
  2. Burial record has birthplace as Spanish Fork.
  3. Thurmon King's database, 20071 Joseph Edward Sackett.
  4. Website Library of Congress, Internet Archive (http://archive.org), Provo Daily Herald (Provo, Utah), newspaper articles, Oct 1931.
  5. "Utah Cemetery Inventory", database, Ancestry.com, "Joseph E Sackett, b. Spanish Fork, 1894, d. Thistle, Utah, 30 Sep 1931, Provo City Cemetery, source: Sexton, location: block 6, lot 104."
  6. "Utah Marriages, 1887–1966", database, FamilySearch, "5 Feb 1910, at Thistle, Utah, Joseph Edward Sackett, 25, and Florence Edith Hemming, 19."
  7. Gravestone, Provo City Cemetery, Utah.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1687, p. 4A, Enumeration District 0157, FHL microfilm 1241687
    Tucker, Utah County, Utah
    Sackett, Edward, head, b. Nov 1868, 31, m. 8y, b. MN, father b. Germany [sic], mother b. MN, farmer, owned home free of mortgage
    Sackett, Edith A, wife, b. Mar 1874, 26, m. 8y, 4 ch, 2 living, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. England
    Sackett, Joseph E, son, b. Aug 1894, 5, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Lydia C, dau, b. Sep 1898, 1, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1609, p. 15A, Enumeration District 0187, FHL microfilm 1375622
    Tucker, Utah County, Utah
    Sackett, Edward W, head, 41, m. 16y, b. MN, father b. US, mother b. US, [occ. blank]
    Sackett, Edith A, wife, 35, m. 16y, 9 ch, 7 living, b. UT, father b. IA, mother b. England
    Sackett, Joseph E, son, 15, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Ly C, dau, 11, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Hannah V, dau, 9, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, 7, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Clara, dau, 5, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Alma V, son, 3, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Clifford P, son, 1 1/12, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT.
  10. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1868, p. 1B, Enumeration District 194, image 396
    Clinton Township, Utah County, Utah
    Sackett, Edd, head, 52, married, home owned free of mortgage, b. MN, father b. Mn, mother b. MN, farmer, own account
    Sackett, Bertha, wife, 29, b. UT, father b. England, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Hanna, dau, 19, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Lillian Edith, dau, 17, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Elmer Vernis, son, 13, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Clifford P, son, 11, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Joseph Edward, son, 25, single, b. UT, father b. MN, mother b. UT, fireman, D&RERR, worker.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 2424, p. 1A, Enumeration District 0010, image 322.0, FHL microfilm 2342158
    Soldier Summit, Wasatch County, Utah
    Sackett, Joseph E, head, home owned, value $1,000, 35, m. at 20 [sic], b. UT, father b. US, mother b. US, fireman, steam rail road
    Sackett, Florence E, wife, 29, m. at 20, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Thela M, dau, 9, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, William E, son, 7, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT
    Sackett, Ruth V, dau, 5, b. UT, father b. UT, mother b. UT.
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Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Nathaniel Sackett
Last Edited12 July 2018
 

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