Carl Leroy Sackett

(1876-1972)
FatherJohn Henry Sackett (1845-1893)
MotherMartha Ann "Mattie" Burd (1851-1924)
Carl Leroy Sackett (1876-1972)
Carl Leroy Sackett, son of John Henry Sackett and Martha Ann "Mattie" Burd, was born in Culbertson, Gage County, NebraskaG, on 27 February 1876.1 He died aged 96 in Cheyenne, Laramie County, WyomingG, on 4 December 19722 and was buried at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan County, WyomingG.3 He married first in Sheridan, WyomingG, on 3 May 1905, Ann Maude Ivey, daughter of John Ivey and Ann Gidley.4 Ann was born in Mineral Point, Iowa County, WisconsinG, in about 18754 and died on 8 May 1910.5 He married second in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IndianaG, on 1 May 1914, Margaret Hall Woods, daughter of James Foster Woods and Jemima Hall.4,6 Margaret was born in WarsawG, on 30 July 1882.4,7,8 She died aged 87 in Cheyenne, Laramie County, WyomingG, on 24 June 19704,9 and was buried at Sheridan Municipal CemeteryG.3
     In 1880 Carl was living in Cheyenne, Laramie County, WyomingG, in the household of his parents John and Martha, and was recorded in the census as Carl Sackett, aged four and born in Nebraska.10
     In 1900 he was living at Ohio State University, Columbus, Franklin County, OhioG, and was recorded as C L Sackett, a student, aged 24.11
Carl Sackett Knew What the West Was Really Like
Carl Sackett, then the oldest practicing attorney in Wyoming, gave a radio interview in 1970 recalling the days of stagecoach robberies, the James Brothers, and Buffalo Bill.
Newspaper transcript of interview.

     In 1910 he was living at West Works Street, Sheridan, WyomingG, and was recorded as Carl L Sackett, a self-employed lawyer, head of household, aged 30. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him was his wife Maud, 20. Also in the household were two female lodgers and a female servant.12
     Carl completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was then aged 42 and was a self-employed lawyer. He was living with his wife Margaret at 420 West Works, Sheridan, WyomingG.13
     In 1920 he was living at West Works Street, SheridanG, and was recorded as C L Sackett, a lawyer, head of household, aged 41. He owned his home free of mortgage. His wife Margaret, 34, was living with him. His widowed mother Mattie, 68, was living next door.14
     In 1930 he was living at West Works Street, SheridanG, and was recorded as Carl L Sackett, attorney at law, head of household, aged 47. Living with him were his wife Margaret, 41, and their son Carl Jr, aged nine.15
     Carl was listed in the Cheyenne City Directory in the 1930s and 1940s as US district attorney. In the early 1930s he was vice-president of the Sheridan Trust and Savings Bank.16
     Carl and Margaret visited Hawaii in 1950, travelling on the SS Lurline from San Francisco to Honolulu on 16 January 1950 and returning on the SS President Cleveland on 3 May.17
Carl Sackett and friends, 1896
(Picture published in the Sunday Tribune Eagle", Cheyenne, WY, 20 Jul 1980, research Jean Carpenter)
Carl Leroy Sackett (1876–1972), Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Wyoming
(Src: Find A Grave, Marsha Hanson Dillon)

Child of Carl Leroy Sackett and Margaret Hall Woods

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Marriage record.
  2. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Carl Sackett, b. Feb 27, 1876, d. Dec, 1972, SSN 520-56-5125 issued WY, residence Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001, county Laramie."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. Thurmon King's database, 27215 Carl Leroy Sackett.
  5. Record of second marriage.
  6. "Indiana marriages 1811–1959", digital image, FamilySearch, "Marriage license, Carl Leroy Sackett, b. Culbertson, Gage County, Neb, 27 Feb 1876, res. Sheridan, Wyoming, lawyer, father John Henry Sackett b. NY stock raiser deceased, mother Martha Ann Bird housekeeper b. IL res. Sheridan, 1st wife died 8 May 1910, sworn Kosciusko Circuit Court, Indiana, 30 Apr 1914; Margaret Hall Woods, b. Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN, 30 Jul 1884, res. Warsaw, stenographer, father James Foster Woods b. Ohio harness maker res. Warsaw, mother Jemima Hall housekeeper b. IN res. Warsaw, 1st m., sworn Kosciusko Circuit Court, Indiana, 30 Apr 1914. Certificate, 2 May 1914, Carl Leroy Sackett of Sheridan and Margaret Hall Woods of Warsaw m. on 1 May 1914 in Warsaw, Indiana, by James M Eakins, Minister of the Gospel."
  7. Gravestone.
  8. Marriage license has birth 30 Jul 1884.
  9. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Margaret Sackett, b. Jul 30, 1884, d. Jun, 1970, SSN 520-58-5683 issued WY, residence Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001, county Laramie."
  10. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1454; Family History Film: 1255454; Page: 191A; Enumeration District: 025
    Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 28 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Martha, 30, lodger, b. IL, father b. NJ, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Jno H, 35, lodger, clerk, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Lee, 8, lodger, b. IL, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Carl, 4, son, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Ursula, 2, dau, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL
    [Lodging in household of Sophia Schwartz].
  11. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1270; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1241270
    OSU Grounds, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, 24 Jun 1900
    Sackett, C L, 24, lodger, b. Feb 1876, single, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL, student.
  12. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1747; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0105; FHL microfilm: 1375760
    w Works St, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, 15 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Carl L, head, 30, m1. 5y, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IL, lawyer, practicing, own account, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Maud, wife, 20, m1. 5y, no ch, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. England
    Cooper, Grace, lodger, 24, single, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. PA, stenographer, law office
    Cushman, Harriet, lodger, 30, single, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI, music teacher, piano
    Shick, Neola M, servant, 19, single, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, servant, private family.
  13. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Wyoming, Sheridan. Roll 2022321.
    "Serial 1361, order 1790, Carl Leroy Sackett, of 420 W Works, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo, age 42, b. February 27 1876, white, native-born, lawyer, self-employed, at Sheridan, Wyo, nok Mrs Margaret Sackett wife, 420 W Works, Sheridan. Registrant of medium ht, medium build, brown eyes, black hair, no disabilities. Reg Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo, Sep 10 1918."
  14. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_2029; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 108
    West Works, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, 8 Jan 1920
    Sackett, C L, head, home owned, free of mortgage, 41, married, b. NE, father b. US, mother b. IL, lawyer, gen practice, own account
    Sackett, Margaret, wife, 34, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. IN
    [Next door to Mrs Mattie Sackett].
  15. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 2624; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0003; FHL microfilm: 2342358
    West Works Street, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, 7 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Carl L, head, home owned $10,000, 47, m. at 31, b. NE, father b. IL, mother b. IL, attorney at law, Metz Sackett Metz Law Office
    Sackett, Margaret, wife, 41, m. at 25, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. US
    Sackett, Carl, son, 9, b. WY, father b. NE, mother b. IN.
  16. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Cheyenne, Wyoming, City Directory, 1933, "Sackett Carl L (Margt W) US Dist Atty 38 Post Office bldg h402 W 31st"; 1939, 1942, 1945, "Sackett Carl L (Margt W) US Dist Atty h2715 Evans av"; 1952, "Sackett Carl L (Margt W) h2715 Evans av."
    Sheridan, Wyoming, City Directory, 1930, "Sackett Carl L (Margaret) V-Pres Sheridan Trust & Savings Bank (Metz, Sackett & Metz) h 420 W Works"; 1933, "Sackett Carl L (Margt W) v-pres Sheridan Trust & Sav Bank h Cheyenne Wyo."
  17. "Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900–1959", digital image, Ancestry.com, SS Lurline, from San Francisco, 16 Jan 1950, to Honolulu, "Sackett, Carl, 73, b. Driftwood, Neb; Sackett, Margaret, 65, b. Warsaw, Ind."
    SS Lurline, from Honolulu, Hawaii, 20 Mar 1950, to San Francisco, "Sackett, Carl, 73, b. Driftwood, Neb; Sackett, Margaret, 65, b. Warsaw, Ind." [Entry struck through and marked "Canceled"]
    SS President Cleveland, from Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 Apr 1950, arr San Francisco, 3 May 1950, first class, "Sackett, Carl L, 73, b. Neb, res. 2715 Evans Ave, Cheyenne, Wyo; Sackett, Margaret, 63 [sic], b. Ind, res. same."
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Last Edited8 January 2018