Clyde Herbert Sackett

(1893-1972)
FatherGeorge Henry Sackett (1865-1930)
MotherElla Louisa Woodward (1870-1962)
Clyde Herbert Sackett, son of George Henry Sackett and Ella Louisa Woodward, was born in MichiganG on 30 July 1893.1,2,3 He died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MichiganG, on 19 February 19724,5,6 and was buried at Oakhill Cemetery, Grand RapidsG.7,8 He was unmarried.
     In 1900 Clyde was living at Cedar Creek, Wexford County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents George and Ella, and was recorded in the census as Clyde Sackett, aged six and born in Michigan.9
     In 1910 he was living at Cedar CreekG in the household of his mother Ella and grandmother Annie Woodward, and was recorded as Clyde Sackett, aged 16.10
     Clyde completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was single, aged 23, and was employed as a clerk. He claimed exemption as a member of the Quaker Church.11
     Clyde served in the US National Army during the First World War. He enlisted at Cleveland, Ohio, on 20 September 1917. After training in the School for Bakers and Cooks at Sherman, Ohio, he was a Sergeant in the Quartermaster Corps. He was honorably discharged on 28 April 1919.12
     In 1920 he was living at Quincy Street, Washington, DCG, and was recorded as Clyde H Sackett, a clerk in the War Department, aged 26.13
     In 1930 he was living at Cogswell Avenue, Walker, Kent County, MichiganG, in the household of his mother Ella, and was recorded as Clyde H Sackett, a machinist in an elevator factory, single, aged 36.14
     In 1940 he was living at Cogswell Street, WalkerG, in the household of his mother Ella, and was recorded as Clyde Sackett, a welder in an iron works, aged 46, single.15
     Clyde was listed in the Grand Rapids City Directory in 1941. He was a welder at Leitelt Iron Works (where his brother Glenn was Secretary & Treasurer).16
     Clyde completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 48, living at 903 Cogswell StreetG, and was employed at the Leitelt Iron Works.17
     Clyde was at the same address in 1950, living with his mother Ella. He was aged 56, never married, and was an overseer of the boiler shop at an iron works.18,16

Grand Rapids City Directory

1941Sackett Clyde H wldr Leitelt Iron Wks r903 Cogswell NW.
1951Sackett Clyde H formn Leitelt Iron Wks r903 Cogswell NW.
Clyde Sackett (1893–1972), Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Src: Find a Grave, Robert Worden)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. Death record.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Clyde Sackett, b. Jul 30, 1893, d. Feb, 1972, SSN 368-09-4834 issued MI, residence Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49504, county Kent."
  5. Gravestone.
  6. "Michigan, Death Index, 1971–1996" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Clyde W, d. Walker, Kent, Michigan, 20 Feb 1972, of Walker, Kent, Michigan, b. 30 Jul 1893."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. His death record and gravestone have Clyde W Sackett, presumably on the mistaken assumption that his middle name was Woodward (as was that of his brother Glenn).
  9. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 755, p 1, Enumeration District 0120, FHL microfilm 1240755
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 1 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George, head, b. Dec 1865, 34, m. 10y, fireman (mill), b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MI, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Ella, wife, b. Aug 1870, 29, m. 10y, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glenn, son, b. Nov 1891, 8, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, b. Jul 1893, 6, at school, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  10. 1910 United States Federal Census, Roll T624_666, p 4B, Enumeration District 0143, FHL microfilm 1374679
    Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan, 18 Apr 1910
    Woodward, Annie E, head, 71, wd, 4 ch, 2 living, own income, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY, home owned
    Sackett, Ella L, daughter, 39, div, 2 ch, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Glen, son, 18, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 16, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  11. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (FamilySearch image), Film 1831770, Cleveland City Number 8, "4773, No. 4, Clyde H. Sackett, age 23, of 3219 Cedar, Cleveland, O., b. 30 July 1893, natural born, b. Manton, Mich., clerk, M. A. Cowan, 3139 Cedar Ave., no dependents, single, Caucasian, no military service, exemption claimed for being member of Quaker Church, ht. tall, med. build, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald, no disabilities, Reg. Precinct 11C, Cuyahoga, Ohio, 5 June 1917."
  12. "Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, World War, 1917–1918, official roster" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Clyde H., 1944978, white, 3219 Cedar St., Cleveland, O.; NA Cleveland, O. Sept 20/17. Br Manton, Mich. 24 2/12 yrs. Co F 331 Inf to Apr 17/18; Sch for Bakers & Cooks Cp Sherman O to Aug 16/18; QMC to disch. Sgt Jan 22/19; Mess Sgt Mch 1/19; Sgt Apr 4/19. Hon disch Apr 28/19."
  13. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_213, p 12A, Enumeration District 322
    Quincy Street, Washington, Washington County, District of Columbia
    Sackett, Clyde H, roomer, 26, clerk, War Depart, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    [In household of Margaret E Smart].
  14. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 13B, Enumeration District 0141, FHL microfilm 2340740
    Cogswell Ave, Walker, Kent County, Michigan, 16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Ella L, head, 59, divorced, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home owned, $2500
    Sackett, Clyde H, son, 36, single, machinist, elevator factory, b. MI, father b. IN, mother b. MI.
  15. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-01776, p 19A, ED 41-45
    Cogswell Street, Walker, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Ella, head, 69, divorced, b. MI, home owned, $2000
    Sackett, Clyde, son, 46, single, welder, iron works repair & mfg, b. MI.
  16. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image).
  17. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942" (Ancestry image), "Clyde Herbert Sackett, 903 Cogswell St NW, Walker Twp, Grand Rapids, Michigan, age 48, b. Manton, MI, 30 Jul 1893, contact Fred Meyer, Leitelt Iron Works, emp. Leitelt Iron Works, Grand Rapids, ht 5' 11", eyes blue, hair gray, wt 175, complexion light. Reg Grand Rapids, 27 Apr 1942."
  18. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 2858, sheet 34, district 41-94
    903 Cogswell, Walker, Kent County, Michigan
    Sackett, Ella L, head, 79, wd, b. MI
    Sackett, Clyde H, son, 56, never married, oversees work in boiler shop, iron works, b. MI.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree11S.3
Last Edited29 Mar 2023
 

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