Fred Sackett

(1889-1957)
FatherHenry Sackett (1851-1928)
MotherMary Anna MacNamara (1858-1945)
Fred Sackett
(1889–1957)
(Src: Robin Crockett)
Fred Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Mary Anna MacNamara, was born at Camp Colorado, Coleman County, TexasG, on 14 May 1889.1 He died aged 68 in the Overall Memorial Hospital, ColemanG, on 15 November 1957 and was buried at Coleman City CemeteryG on 16 November 1957.2,3,4,5 He married on 28 February 1921, Fay Moneyhun, daughter of Robert McDaniel Moneyhun and Leah Connally.6 Fay was born in Farmersville, Collin County, TexasG, on 14 February 1904.7 She died aged 95 at the Holiday Hill Nursing Home, Coleman, Coleman County, TexasG, on 18 July 1999 and was buried at Coleman CemeteryG.
     In 1900 Fred was living at Center Avenue, Brownwood, Brown County, TexasG, in the household of his mother Mary, and was recorded in the census as Fred Sackett, at school, aged eleven and born in Texas.8
     In 1910 he was living at Camp Colorado, Coleman County, TexasG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as Fred Sackett, a laborer on the home farm, single, aged 20.9
     Fred completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was aged 28 and was a stockman. He was living at Burkett, Coleman County, TexasG.10
     Fred served in the First World War as a private in Company E, 360th United States Infantry Regiment, 90th Division. He enlisted on 27 April 1918 and was honorably discharged on 3 February 1919. He was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster in recognition of his being wounded in action.5
     In 1920 he was living at Justice Precinct 8, Coleman County, TexasG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as Fred Sackett, a laborer on the home farm, single, aged 30.11
     Fred completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was then aged 52 and was living at 512 Martin Street, ColemanG. He was employed at the Coleman Flying School.12
Fred Sackett (1889–1957), Coleman Cemetery, Texas
(Src: Find A Grave, Ralph Terry)

Child of Fred Sackett and Fay Moneyhun


Fred Sackett
Coleman, Nov. 15 (CTS) — Fred Sackett, 68, died Friday in a local hospital after an illness of two weeks. He was a lifetime resident of Coleman County. Sackett was an airport attendant and a member of the Methodist Church in Coleman.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. U. A. Schulze officiating. Burial will be in Coleman City Cemetery.
     Survivors include his wife; one son, Fred Sackett Jr., of Austin; one daughter, Mrs. Patsy Crockett of Coleman; one brother, Henry Sackett of Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. Al Volz and Mrs. Nell Stewart, both of San Antonio; and three grandchildren.

—The Austin American, Austin, Texas, 16 Nov 1957

Last Rites For Fred Sackett Here Saturday
Last rites for Fred Sackett, 68, were held Saturday, November 16, 1957 at 2:00 p. m. at Stevens Memorial Chapel with Rev. U. A. Schulze, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating.
     Mr. Sackett was born in Coleman County, May 14, 1889 and died in the Overall Memorial Hospital Friday, November 15, 1957 at 4:00 a. m. He suffered a heart attack two weeks ago. He was the son of the late Henry and Mary Sackett, and had lived his entire life in Coleman County. He was married to Fay Moneyhun, February 28, 1921, and was a member of the Methodist Church. He was an attendant at the Coleman Airport.
     Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Fay Sackett of Coleman, one son, Fred Sackett, Jr. of Austin; one daughter, Mrs Patsy Crockett of Coleman; one brother, Henry Sackett of Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. Al Volz and Mrs. Nell Stewart of San Antonio; three grandchildren.
     Pall bearers were Will Hambright, James West, L. Lee Mayes, N. C. Baker, Joe K. Taylor and Fred Brown.
     Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements with burial in the Coleman Cemetery.

Coleman Democrat-Voice, Coleman, Texas, Nov 1957.


Fay Moneyhun Sackett, 95
Fay Moneyhun Sackett, 95, of Coleman died Sunday, July 18, 1999 at Holiday Hill Nursing Home.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Reed Justus officiating. Burial will follow at Coleman Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
     Fay Sackett was born February 14, 1904 in Farmersville, Texas, a daughter of the late R.M. and Leah Connally Moneyhun. She moved to Coleman County at the age of two and had lived in this area since that time.      She attended school at Loss Creek. On February 26, 1921 she married Fred Sackett in Coleman and he preceded her in death in 1957. She lived at Camp Colorado in Coleman County until 1939, when she moved to Coleman. She was the owner of Sackett's Fabric Center and was also employed at Nell's Dress Shop. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
     Survivors include one daughter, Patsy Sackett Hill of Coleman; three grandchildren, Fred "Fritz" Sackett of Austin, Tamara Mills of San Antonio and Allen Crockett of Coleman; four great-grandchildren, Crockett Mills of Coleman, Robin Mills of San Antonio, John Allen Crockett and Marcus Brooks Crockett, both of Dallas; and a granddaughter-in-law, Cami Crockett of Dallas. She was preceded in death by a son, Fred Sackett in 1997; grandson, Eric Sackett in 1966; two brothers, Donald and Bobby Moneyhun; and two sisters, Gertrude Craig and Lois West.
     Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 852, Coleman, Texas 76834.
     Pallbearers will be Allen Crockett, Crockett Mills, Fred "Fritz" Sackett, Bobby Neal, Robert Wilson and Jim Snodgrass. Honorary Pallbearer Gordon Brower.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. tonight (Tuesday).

Coleman Chronicle and Democrat-Voice, Coleman, Texas, Jul 1999.

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald
See alsoHenry Sackett (1851–1928) gallery & descendant chart
Thurmon King's Database, 64843
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Descendants of Henry Sackett (1851–1928)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Robin Zamora and Marcus Crockett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record, newspaper obituary, military records.
  2. "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Fred, d. Overall Mem. Hospital, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, 15 Nov 1957, age 68-6-1, b. Coleman County, 14 May 1889, res. 512 Martin St, Coleman, married, airport attendant, served WW1, father Henry Sackett b. England, mother Mary McNamara b. Kansas, informant Fred Sackett, cause myocardial insufficiency, diabetes, bur. Coleman, 16 Nov 1957."
  3. Obituary.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Fred Sackett, b., d. Nov, 1957, SSN 462-26-7213 issued TX, residence unknown."
  5. "US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925–1963", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Fred, enlisted 27 Apr 1918, discharged 3 Feb 1919 Hon, service no 2808412, pension claim none, Texas, Pvt, medals Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Co.E.360 Inf.-90 Div, b. 14 May 1889, d. 15 Nov 1957, emblem: Christian (Latin Cross), flat granite marker, ship to J E Stevens Co, Coleman, Texas, Coleman City Cemetery, applicant Mrs Fred Sackett, 512 Martin, Coleman, Texas, 27 Dec 1957."
  6. Newspaper obituary.
  7. Obituary.
  8. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1650, p. 4A, Enumeration District 0005, FHL microfilm 1241615
    Center Avenue, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Mary, head, b. Jan 1857, 43, m. 24y, 9 ch, all living, b. KS, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI, housekeeper
    Sackett, May, dau, b. Dec 1876, 23, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, William, son, b. Oct 1878, 21, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], stock herder
    Sackett, Maud, dau, b. Feb 1880, 20, single, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, George, son, b. Jul 1882, 17, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Bert, son, b. Sep 1883, 16, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Grace, dau, b. Feb 1887, 13, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Fred, son, b. Jun 1888, 11, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS], at school
    Sackett, Henry, son, b. May 1894, 6, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    Sackett, Nellie, dau, b. Sep 1896, 3, b. TX, father b. KS [sic: Eng], mother b. England [sic: KS]
    MacNamara, Annie, sister, b. Apr 1862, 38, single, b. UT, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI.
  9. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1539, p. 8B, Enumeration District 0134, FHL microfilm 1375552
    Camp Colorado, Coleman County, Texas, 11 May 1910
    Sackett, Henry, head, 58, m. 35y, immigrated 1870, farming, stock farm, home (farm) owned free of mortgage, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England,
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 53, m. 35y, 11 ch, 10 living, b. KS, father b. Ireland, mother b. WI
    Sackett, May, dau, 33, single, b. TX, father b. England mother b. KS
    Coulson, Maud, dau, 30, m. 7y, 1 ch, living, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Coulson, Ella M, gdau, 6, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Gracie, dau, 23, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Fred, son, 20, single, farm laborer, home farm, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Nellie, dau, 13, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS.
  10. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Texas, Coleman.
    "Fred Sackett, age 28. Home address: Burdett [prob. Burkett?], Coleman Co., Texas. Natural-born citizen, b. Camp Colorado, Texas, 14 May 1889. Occupation: Stockman. Single; no dependents listed. Race: Caucasian. No previous military service; no draft exemption claimed. Signed: Fred Sackett. Medium height, medium build, gray eyes, dark brown hair; no disabilities. Registrar is a Henry Sackett, Precinct 10, Coleman Co., Texas, 5 Jun 1917."
    No. 1500 Registration Card 936, No. 28. Affiliate Publication No. M1509; GS Film No. 1952404; digital folder no. 005152534; Image No. 05455. [Same card listed again with Image No. 05469.]
  11. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1788, p. 4B, Enumeration District 66, Image 406
    Justice Precinct 8, Coleman County, Texas, 5 Mar 1920
    Sackett, Henry, head, 69, married, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England, farmer, general farm
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 63, b. KS, father b. KS, mother b. KS
    Sackett, May, dau, 43, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Maud, dau, 40, single [sic] b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, George, son, 37, wid, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Grace, dau, 33, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Fred, son, 30, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS, farm laborer, home farm
    Sackett, Mary [must be Nellie], dau, 23, single, b. TX, father b. England, mother b. KS
    Sackett, Sidney, gson, 10, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX.
  12. "US World War II draft registration cards, 1942", digital image, FamilySearch, "Serial U2033, Fred Sackett, 512 Martin St, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, age 52, b. Camp Colorado, Texas, 14 May 1889, contact Mrs Fay Sackett, 512 Martin St, employer Coleman Flying School Ltd, Coleman, Texas, race white, ht 5' 10", wt 165, eyes gray, complexion ruddy, gun shot in left arm. Reg Coleman, Texas, 27 Apr 1942."
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