Elton Spencer "Red" Sackett

FatherElihu Elton Sackett (1892-1967)
MotherAmy Floretta Maine (say 1892-)
Marriage1942, Davidson County, TennesseeGLaura Johanna Schlicht4
Marriage1978, Dane County, WisconsinGEdna A (Peltz) Merrill5
Elton Spencer "Red" Sackett, son of Elihu Elton Sackett and Amy Floretta Maine, was born in Winnebago, Faribault County, MinnesotaG, on 11 November 1918.1 He died aged 84 in Waunakee, Dane County, WisconsinG, on 22 June 20032,3 and was buried at Highland Memory Gardens, Madison, Dane County, WisconsinG.6 He married first in Davidson County, TennesseeG, on 11 December 1942, Laura Johanna Schlicht, daughter of Frederick L Schlicht and Irene A Mundstock.4 Laura was born in Hamburg, Vernon County, WisconsinG, on 24 February 19147 and died aged 90 in La Crosse, WisconsinG, on 4 September 2004.8 Elton and Laura divorced in La CrosseG on 5 December 1977.9 Elton married second in Dane County, WisconsinG, on 10 June 1978, Edna A (Peltz) Merrill, daughter of Gottlieb Peltz.5 Edna was born in New Leipzig, North DakotaG, on 22 April 1923.10,1 She died aged 88 in WisconsinG on 15 May 201111,12 and was buried at Highland Memory Gardens, MadisonG.6
     In 1920 Elton was living at Main Street, WinnebagoG, in the household of his parents Elihu and Amy, and was recorded in the census as Elton Sackett, aged one and born in Minnesota.13
     Elton completed a World War II draft registration card on 16 October 1940. He was aged 21 and was living in Winnebago, MinnesotaG.14 He served in the US Army from 25 October 1940 to 12 October 1945.15,16
Elton S Sackett (1918–2003), Highland Memory Gardens, Madison, Wisconsin
(Src: Find A Grave, Neil)
Edna A (Merrill) Sackett (1923–2011), Highland Memory Gardens, Madison, Wisconsin
(Src: Find A Grave, Neil)

Children of Elton Spencer "Red" Sackett

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Elton Spencer, b. Winnebago, Minnesota, 11 Nov 1918, d. 22 Jun 2003, father Elihu E Sackett, mother Amy F Maine. Listed Jun 1937 as Elton Spencer Sackett. Listed 2 Jul 2003 as Elton S Sackett."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Elton S Sackett, b. Nov 11, 1918, d. Jun 22, 2003, SSN 475-09-5309 issued MN, residence Waunakee, Wisconsin, 53597, county Dane."
  4. "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790–1950" (FamilySearch image), "Davidson, Tennessee, m. 11 Dec 1942, Elton S Sackett, 24; to Laura Joan Schlicht, 28; both of Crossville."
  5. "Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973–1997" (Ancestry image), "Dane County, Wisconsin, 10 Jun 1978, Elton S Sackett, 59, of Dane County; to ___ Merrill, 55, of Dane County."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. Sackett database.
  8. Obituary.
  9. "Wisconsin Divorce Index, 1965–1984" (FamilySearch transcript), "Laura J Sackett, 5 Dec 1977, La Crosse, Wisconsin, age 63, husband's age 59."
  10. Gravestone.
  11. "U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847–2018" (Ancestry transcript), "Edan [sic: Edna] Sackett, 88, b. 22 Apr 1923, b. New Liepzip [sic: New Leipzig], Towner, North Dakota, d. 15 May 2011, obituary 17 May 2011, Wisconsin, parent Gottlieb Peltz, siblings: John, Elsie, Roland, Vic, Harold, Hilda, and Esther."
  12. "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Edna A Sackett, b. 22 Apr 1923, d. 15 May 2011, SSN issued Nebraska before 1951, res. 53558 McFarland, Dane, Wisconsin."
  13. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll: T625_828; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 91
    Main Street, Winnebago, Faribault County, Minnesota, 15 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Elihu E, head, home owned on mortgage, 27, married, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN, mechanic, garage
    Sackett, Amy F, wife, 26, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. WI
    Sackett, Arnold, son, 6, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Virginia, dau, 2 11/12, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Elton, son, 1 1/12, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN.
  14. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry transcript), "Elton Spencer Sackett, age 21, b. Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, 11 Nov 1918, res. Winnebago, wt 175, complexion light, eyes brown, hair red, ht 5' 10", nok Ina Maine, reg. 16 Oct 1940."
  15. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Elton, b. 11 Nov 1918, d. 22 Jun 2003, branch Army, enlisted 25 Oct 1940, released 12 Oct 1945."
  16. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Elton S, b. Minnesota, 1918, enlisted 25 Oct 1940, at Mankato, Minnesota, branch Infantry, Private, Panama Canal Department, educ 4 yrs High School, civil occ cook, single without dependents, ht 68, wt 160."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Name Withheld.
Last Edited28 Jan 2019

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