Willis Webster Sackett

(1925-2011)
FatherMert Sellwyn Sackett (1877-1954)
MotherCora Lulu Franklin (1893-1984)
Willis Webster Sackett, son of Mert Sellwyn Sackett and Cora Lulu Franklin, was born in Pleasant Hill, Pike County, IllinoisG, on 26 June 1925.1,2 He died aged 85 in Hemet, Riverside County, CaliforniaG, on 14 May 20113 and was buried at Riverside National CemeteryG.2,4 He married in Las Vegas, Clark County, NevadaG, on 11 September 1971, Marion Jean Reid.5 They divorced in Los Angeles, CaliforniaG, in August 1974.6 He married in Los AngelesG on 7 June 1975, Patricia J Millraney.7 Patricia was born in about 1944.8
     In 1930 Willis was living in New Salem, Pike County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Mert and Cora, and was recorded in the census as Willis W Sackett, aged four and born in Illinois.9
     Willis served as a sergeant in the US Army from 1950 to 1953, participating in the Korean War.10
Willis Webster Sackett (1925–2011), Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California
(Src: Find A Grave, Wes Keat)
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. "Social Security Death Index", database, Ancestry.com, "Willis Webster Sackett, b. 26 Jun 1925, d. 14 May 2011, SSN issued IL before 1951, last res. 92543 Henet, Riverside, California."
  4. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Findmypast, "Sackett, Willis Webster, Sergeant, US Army, Korea, b. 26 Jun 1925, d. 14 May 2011, bur. Riverside National Cemetery, section 52A, site 1178, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, California."
  5. "Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956–2005", database, Ancestry.com, "11 Sep 1971, Las Vegas, Clark County, NV, Willis Webster Sackett, of California, and Marion Jean Reid, of California, civil m."
  6. "California, Divorce Index, 1966–1984", database, Ancestry.com, "Aug 1974, divorce, Los Angeles, California, Willis W Sackett and Marion J Reid."
  7. "California, Marriage Index, 1960–1985", digital image, Ancestry.com, "7 Jun 1975, Los Angeles, California, Willis W Sackett, 49, and Patricia J Millraney, 31."
  8. Marriage record.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0028; FHL microfilm: 2340286
    New Salem, Pike County, Illinois, 19 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Mert D, head, home rented, 52, m. at 44, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, farmer, general farm
    Sackett, Cora L, wife, 36, m. at 19, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Russel E, stepson, 18, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Lacy L, stepson, 15, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Annabell, stepdau, 12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Hattie L, dau, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Willis W, son, 4 9/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Willard W, son, 4 9/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Mary D, dau, 2 5/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Lulu M, dau, 2/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  10. Obituary.
Generation.Tree10R.3a
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited1 December 2018