Milton Betts Sackett

(1882-1943)
FatherMilford F Sackett (1854-)
MotherAngeline Young (c 1861-)
Milton Betts Sackett, son of Milford F Sackett and Angeline Young, was born in Amboy, Fulton County, OhioG, on 30 October 1882.1 He died aged 59 in Franklin, Lenawee County, MichiganG, on 17 January 19432 and was buried at Franklin Township CemeteryG.3 He married in Clinton, Lenawee CountyG, on 28 February 1919, Ilah Mae Wismer, daughter of Henry J Wismer and Mary F Bailey.4 Ilah was born in Hope, Midland County, MichiganG, on 28 February 1898.5 She died aged about 62 in 19606 and was buried at Franklin Township CemeteryG.3
     In 1900 Milton was living in Manchester, Washtenaw County, MichiganG, in the household of William Pease, 59, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Milton Sackett, a boarder, aged 17 and born in Michigan.7
     In 1910 he was living in Franklin, Lenawee County, MichiganG, in the household of his father Milford and stepmother Myra, and was recorded as M B Sackett, a laborer on the home farm, aged 26.8
     Milton completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 35 and was a self-employed farmer. He was living in Clinton, Lenawee CountyG. Next of kin was his brother John.9
     In 1920 Milton was living in Franklin, Lenawee County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Milton Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 36. He owned his home on a mortgage. Living with him were his wife Ilah, 21, their son Harold, aged two months, and Milton's widowed stepmother Maria Sackett, aged 64.10
     In 1930 he was living in FranklinG and was recorded as Milton B Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 47. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Ilah, 32, and their children, Harold, 10, Mary, 8, Herbert, 7, Geraldine, 5, and Milton, aged three months. There was also a female servant in the household.11
     Milton completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 58 and was living in FranklinG.12

Milton B. Sackett
Special to The Telegram
Clinton, Jan. 18—Milton B Sackett, 59 years old, died yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock in his home in Franklin township. He had been in failing health some time. He was born in Fulton county, Ohio, and had lived in this vicinity about 30 years.
     He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Ilah Sackett, three sons, Harold in the Army, Herbert and Milton Jr. at home, three daughters, Mrs. Harold Patterson of Clinton and Mary and Juanita at home, one brother, John Sackett of Adrian and a half-brother, Leon Sackett of Clinton.
     The funeral arrangements have not been completed.

The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan, 18 Jan 1943, p 6.

Milton Betts Sackett (1883–1943), Franklin Township Cemetery, Tipton, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, Keith Larzelere)

Children of Milton Betts Sackett and Ilah Mae Wismer

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774–1973", database, Ancestry.com, "Sacket, Milton B., b. Amboy, Fulton, Ohio, 30 Oct 1882, father Milford F. Sacket, mother Angelina."
  2. "Michigan Death Certificates 1867–1909", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Milton B, d. Franklin, Lenawee, Michigan, 17 Jan 1943, age 59-5-12, b. Fulton Co, Ohio, 5 Aug 1883, father Milford Sackett, mother Angeline Youngs, informant Mrs Ilah M Sackett, Clinton, MI, cause myocardial insufficiency."
  3. Website Find a Grave.
  4. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952", digital image, Ancestry.com, "28 Feb 1919, Clinton, Lenawee, Michigan, Milton Sackett, 35, of Franklin Twp, Michigan, b. Ohio, farming, father Milford Sackett, mother Angeline Youngs; to Ilah Wisner, 21, of Hope, Mich, b. Michigan, father Wisner, mother not known. By F H Purdy, Minister M E Church. Witnesses: Margaret Purdy, Katherine S Purdy, both of Clinton."
  5. "Michigan Births 1867–1902", digital image, FamilySearch, "28 Feb 1898, 28 Feb 1898, Hope Township, Midland, Michigan, Ilah M. Wismer, father Henry Wismer b. Canada, mother Mary Bailey b. Michigan."
  6. Thurmon King's database.
  7. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 4, Enumeration District 0098, FHL microfilm 1240746
    Manchester, Washtenaw, Michigan, 6 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Milton, boarder, b. 1882, 17, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.
    [In household of William Pease, 59, farmer, and family]
  8. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_660, p 4B, Enumeration District 0063, FHL microfilm 1374673
    Franklin, Lenawee, Michigan, 23 Apr 1910
    Sackett, M F, head, 55, farmer, general farm, m1. 32y, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Myra, wife, 55, m1. 32y, 5 ch, all living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, M B, son, 26, farm laborer, home farm, b. OH, father b. MI, mother b. PA.
  9. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Michigan, Lenawee, Roll 1675808, Draft Board 2, "Serial no 306, order no A1476, Milton Betts Sackett, No 1 Clinton, Lenawee, Mich., age 35, b. 5 Aug 1883, white, native born, farmer, self employed, nok: John W. Sackett, Newport, Monroe, Mich. Registrant: tall ht, med build, blue eyes, brown hair, no disabilities. Reg. 12 Sept 1918."
  10. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_781, p 11B, Enumeration District 71
    Franklin, Lenawee, Michigan, 21 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Milton, head, 36, farmer, general farm, b. OH, father b. MI, mother b. OH, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Ilah, wife, 21, b. MI, father b. Canada, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Harold, son, 2/12, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Maria, stepmother, 64, wd, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  11. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 1A, Enumeration District 0026, FHL microfilm 2340742
    Franklin, Lenawee, Michigan, 2 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Milton B, head, 47, m. at 36, farmer, general farming, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, home owned
    Sackett, Ilah M, wife, 32, m. at 21, b. MI, father b. Canada, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Harold F, son, 10, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Mary J, daughter, 8, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Herbert W, son, 7, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Geraldine E, daughter, 5, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Milton B, son, 3 3/12, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
    Dull, Lena, servant, 67, wd, m. at 20, servant, private family, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany.
  12. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Milton Betts Sackett, Franklin Township, Lenawee, Michigan, age 58, b. Fulton County, Ohio, 5 Aug 1883, contact Ilah M Sackett, Clinton, Michigan, emp. self, Clinton, race white, ht 5'10", eyes blue, wt 130, hair gray, complexion ruddy, injured second finger on left hand. Reg Tipton, Mich, 27 Apr 1942." Card overwritten "Deceased 1-17-1943."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 19981
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Capt Richard Sackett of New York
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Amy Sweinhagen.
Generation.Tree10R.3
Last Edited10 Jun 2021
 

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