Dwight Putnam Sackett

(1912-1981)
FatherDwight Putman Sackett (1879-1955)
MotherMary Jeanette Carty (c 1879-1965)
Dwight Sackett (1912–1981)
(Src: School Yearbook 1931)
Dwight Putnam Sackett, son of Dwight Putman Sackett and Mary Jeanette Carty, was born in Salt Lake City, UtahG, on 28 February 1912.1,2 He died aged 69 in Melrose, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, on 21 November 1981.3,4
     In 1920 Dwight was living at West Taylor Avenue, Salt Lake CityG, in the household of his parents Dwight and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Dwight Sacket, aged eight and born in Utah.5
     In 1930 he was living at West 24th South Street, Salt Lake CityG, in the household of his parents Dwight and Mary, and was recorded as Dwight Sackett Jr, aged 18.6
     Dwight attended Granite High School, Salt Lake CityG. He was a member of the Spanish club and played football for the school in 1931.7
     Dwight completed a World War II draft registration card in 1940. He was then aged 28 and was employed in Public Works Administration in Washington, DCG.8
     Dwight served in the USAAF from 3 July 1951 to 18 January 1952.9
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. WW2 draft.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970–2003", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Dwight P, d. Melrose, 21 Nov 1981, b. Utah, 28 Feb 1912."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Dwight Sackett, b. Feb 28, 1912, d. Nov, 1981, SSN 578-16-1962 issued, residence Melrose, Massachusetts, 02176, county Middlesex."
  5. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1864; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 33; Image: 622
    West Taylor Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah, 17 Jan 1920
    Sacket, Dwight P, head, home owned free of mortgage, 40, b. IL, father b. US, mother b. US, inspector, oil tanks
    Sacket, Mary, wife, 40, imm. 1882, nat. 1902, b. England, father b. Ireland, mother b. Scotland
    Sacket, Dorothy, dau, 16, b. CO, father b. IL, mother b. England
    Sacket, Raymond, son, 12, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. England
    Sacket, Dwight, son, 8, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. England
    Sacket, Elizabeth, dau, 6, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. England
    Sacket, Edward, son, 3 3/12, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. England.
  6. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2416; Page: 27A; Enumeration District: 0098; Image: 1124.0; FHL microfilm: 2342150
    West 24th South Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, 30 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Dwight P, head, home owned $3,000, 49, m. at 21, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. GA [sic], foreman, oil refinery
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, 50, m. at 22, b. England, imm. 1883, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sackett, Dwight Jr, son, 18, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. Eng
    Sackett, Edward, son, 13, b. UT, father b. IL, mother b. Eng.
  7. "US School Yearbooks, 1880–2013", digital image, Ancestry.com, Granite High School, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1931, "Football State Champions 1930, Dwight Sackett, End, "Sacky" played end for us this year. His fight and spirit enabled him to stop many a runner for the "Fightin' Farmers." He has played his last ball fro Granite."; "Orans Club, members, Dwight Sackett."; "Spanish Club, members, Dwight Sackett."
  8. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Dwight Putnam Sackett, res. Washington, DC, age 28, b. Salt Lake City, Utah, 28 Feb 1912, employer Public Works Administration, wt 150, complexion light, eyes blue, hair brown, ht 5' 11", nok Dwight Putnam Sackett, Reg 1940." [Ancestry transcript only, WWII Draft Cards Young Men, reg. place not given]
  9. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Dwight, b. 28 Feb 1912, d. 21 Nov 1981, branch AF, enlisted 3 Jul 1951, released 18 Jan 1952."
Generation.Tree10R.7
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited27 August 2018