Leander Dorman Sackett

(1896-1978)
FatherJames Calvin Sackett (1868-)
MotherAnna Eliza Harris (1876-1967)
Leander Dorman Sackett, son of James Calvin Sackett and Anna Eliza Harris, was born in St Francis, Cheyenne County, KansasG, on 17 November 1896.1,2 He died aged 81 in Multnomah County, OregonG, on 26 March 19782,3,4,5 and was buried at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah CountyG.6,7 He married first in Milbank, Grant County, South DakotaG, on 17 October 1919, Anna Jane Otley, daughter of Francis William Otley and Katherine Verhuel.8 Anna was born in Le Mars, Plymouth County, IowaG, on 6 December 1895.9,10 Leander and Anna were apparently divorced in the early 1920s. She married second at Aberdeen, Brown County, South DakotaG on 16 December 1922 Henry O Hanson.11 Anna died aged 95 in Big Stone County, MinnesotaG, on 9 December 199012 and was buried at Mound Cemetery, Ortonville, Big Stone CountyG.6 Leander married second in Le Mars, Plymouth County, IowaG, on 30 December 1925, Imogene Hazel Fletcher, daughter of Earl Richmond Fletcher and Margaret Brunton.13 Imogene was born in Craig, Burt County, NebraskaG, on 2 February 1902.9,6 She died aged 90 in Washington County, OregonG, on 25 March 199214 and was buried at Willamette National CemeteryG.6,15
     In 1910 Leander was living in Arizona, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents James and Anna, and was recorded in the census as Leander D Sackett, aged 12 and born in Kansas.16
     Leander served from 23 September 1917 as a Private in the US Army during the First World War. He was released from service on 12 May 1919.7,5
     In 1920 he was living at Second Street, Ortonville, Big Stone County, MinnesotaG, and was recorded as Leander D Sackett, a newsagent, head of household, aged 26 [actually 23]. He rented his home. His wife Anna, 25, was living with him. There was also a male lodger in the household.17
     In 1930 he was living at France Avenue, Tujunga, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaG, and was recorded as Leander D Sackett, a railroad brakeman, head of household, aged 33. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Imogene, 27, and their daughter Margaret, aged one. Also in the household were Imogene's unmarried sister Marjorie, 24, and their widowed mother Margaret Fletcher, 60.18
     Leander completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 45, employed at NPT & Co, Union Station, Portland, and was living at 6218 SW Garden Home Road, PortlandG with his wife Imogene.19

Child of Leander Dorman Sackett and Imogene Hazel Fletcher

  • Margaret A Sackett b. 1928
Reference11S.9

 Notes & Citations

  1. "The ancestry and posterity of John Lea of Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England, and of Pennsylvania in America: 1503–1906", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Ann Eliza Harris dau. of Edgar V. and Adda L. (Hayes) Harris, b. Afton, Ia., 26 Aug. 1876, m. Tekamah, Neb. 14 July 1896, James Calvin, son of James and Elizabeth (Robinson) Sackett (b. Coldwater, Mich. 30 May 1868). Residence (1905) Tekamah, Neb.
    Children of James C. and Ann E. (Harris) Sackett.
    Dormal L. Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 17 Nov. 1897.
    Mervine F. Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 3 Aug. 1900.
    Calvin Hayes Sackett, b. Tekamah, Neb. 5 Apr. 1903."
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Leander Dorman Sackett, b. 17 Nov 1896 at St Francis, Kansas, d. 26 Mar 1978, father Calvin J Sackett, mother Anna Sackett."
  3. Oregon State Archives, "Oregon Death Index", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Leander Dor, Multnomah, 26 Mar 1978, cert 78-05039, age 81, b. 17 Nov 1896, spouse Imogen."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Leander D Sackett, b. Nov 17, 1896, d. Mar 26, 1978, SSN 700-05-3460 issued, residence unknown."
  5. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Leander, b. 17 Nov 1896, d. 26 Mar 1978, Army, enlisted 23 Sep 1917, released 12 May 1919."
  6. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  7. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Leander D Sackett, PFC US Army, World War I, service start 23 Sep 1917, b. 17 Nov 1896, d. 26 Mar 1978, bur. 30 Mar 1978, Willamette National Cemetery, Mt Scott Boulevard, Portland, OR, section G site 1237."
  8. "South Dakota, Marriages, 1905–2013", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "17 Oct 1919, at Milbank, Grant County, SD, Leander D Sackett, of Big Stone City, Grant County, 25, bachelor; to Anne J Otley, of Big Stone City, 24, maiden. By Rev Wm Calfee."
  9. Census.
  10. "Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1800–1999", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Otley, Anne Jane, b. 6 Dec 1895, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, father Francis Wm Otley, mother Katherine Verhuel."
  11. "South Dakota, Marriages, 1905–2013", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "16 Dec 1922, at Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, Henry O Hanson, of Ortonville, Big Stone County, MN, 38, bachelor; to Anne J Otley, of Ortonville, 28, maiden. By Geo F Sime, County Judge."
  12. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2002", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Hanson, Anne Jane, b. 6 Dec 1895, d. Big Stone County, 9 Dec 1990, mother Verhuel."
  13. "Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1937", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "30 Dec 1925, at Le Mars, Iowa, Leander Dorman Sackett, 30 (next), b. Cheyenne County, Kansas, railroad man, of Sioux City, Iowa, father James C Sackett, mother Anna Harris; to Imogena Hazel Fletcher, 23 (next), b. Bancroft, Nebraska, of Bancroft, father Earl Richmond Fletcher, mother Margaret Brunton. Both 1st m. Witnesses: Gladys Fletcher of Bancroft, L B Olson of Sioux City. By James A Hills, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Le Mars, Iowa."
  14. Oregon State Archives, "Oregon Death Index", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Imogene Hazel, Washington, 25 Mar 1992, cert 92-06303, age 90, b. 2 Feb 1902, spouse Leande."
  15. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Imogene Fletcher Sackett, b. 2 Feb 1902, d. 25 Mar 1992, bur. Willamette National Cemetery, Mt Scott Boulevard, Portland, OR, section G site 1236, wife of Leander D Sackett, PFC, US Army."
  16. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_839; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0023; FHL microfilm: 1374852
    Arizona, Burt County, Nebraska, 15 Apr 1910
    Sackett, James C, head, 37, m1. 13y, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farm laborer, gen farm, home rented
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 33, m1. 13y, b. NE, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Leander D, son, 12, b. KS, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 8, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 6, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Adelaide, dau, 4, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE
    Sackett, Ned, son, 2, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE.
  17. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_822; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 547
    Second Street, Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, 17 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Leander D, head, home rented, 26, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. NE, news agent, train
    Sackett, Anna J, wife, 25, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IA
    Hansauer, Elmer G, lodger, 27, single, b. MN, father b. IL, mother b. IA, brakeman, railroad.
  18. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 131; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 1039; Image: 605.0; FHL microfilm: 2339866
    France Ave, Tujunga, Los Angeles County, California, 9 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Leander D, head, home rented $25 pm, 33, m. at 29, b. KS, father b. MI, mother b. IA, brakeman, steam railroad
    Sackett, Imogene H, wife, 27, m. at 23, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Margaret A, dau, 1 5/12, b. IA, father b. KS, mother b. NE
    Fletcher, Marjorie, sister-in-law, 24, single, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. OH
    Fletcher, Margaret, mother-in-law, 60, wd, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  19. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Serial no. U1836, Leander Dorman Sackett, 6218 SW. Garden Home Rd, Portland, Mult, Ore, age 45, b. Cheyenne Co, Kan, 17 Nov 1896, contact Imogene H Sackett, same address, emp. NPT & Co, Union Station, Portland, race white, ht 5' 7", wt 185, eyes blue, hair gray, complexion light. Reg. Portland, Multnomah County, 27 Apr 1942."
Last Edited27 December 2016