Mervin Frank Sackett

(1900-1954)
FatherJames Calvin Sackett (1868-)
MotherAnna Eliza Harris (1876-1967)
Mervin Frank Sackett, son of James Calvin Sackett and Anna Eliza Harris, was born in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, on 3 August 1900.1 He died aged 54 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaG, on 16 October 19542 and was buried at Los Angeles National CemeteryG, on 21 October 1954.3,4,5
     In 1910 Mervin was living in Arizona, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents James and Anna, and was recorded in the census as Mervin Sackett, aged eight and born in Nebraska.6
     Mervin completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 18 and was employed as a guardman for the Potash Production Company. He was living at Hoffland, Sheridan County, NebraskaG with his parents.7
     In 1920 he was living in Arizona, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents James and Anna, and was recorded as Mervin Sackett, aged 19.8
     In 1930 he was living in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Mervin F Sackett, deputy treasurer in the County Office, aged 29 and single. He was a lodger in the household of Herman and Ethel Wragge.9
     In 1940 he was living in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents Calvin and Anna, and was recorded as Mervin Sackett, deputy treasurer, aged 39 and single.10
     Mervin served as a Corporal in the US Army from 1917 to 1918 in the First World War and from 1942 to 1945 in the Second World War.4
Mervin Frank Sackett (1900–1954), Los Angeles National Cemetery, California
(Src: Find A Grave, Wellington1)
ChartsCapt Richard Sackett descendant chart
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.com, "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. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Mervin Frank, b. Nebraska, 2 Aug 1901, d. Los Angeles, 16 Oct 1954, father Sackett, mother Harris."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. "US, Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925–1963", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Mervin Frank, ["enlisted 5 Aug 1917 discharged 11 Jan 1918" crossed through] enlisted 11 Aug 1942, discharged 6 Mar 1945, service no 37 257 524, pension claim 17 782 276, Nebraska, Cpl, medals none, ["US Army" crossed through] Detachment #2 904 Quartermaster Company, Quartermasters Corps, b. 3 Aug 1900, d. 16 Oct 1954, emblem: Christian (Latin Cross), flat marble marker, ship to Veterans Administration Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif., applicant FK Breazeale, Chief, Mortuary Section, Los Angeles."
  5. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites", database, Ancestry.com, "Mervin Frank Sackett, Cpl US Army World War I, b. 3 Aug 1900, d. 16 Oct 1954, bur. 21 Oct 1954, Los Angeles National Cemetery, South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, section 224 row A site 8."
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 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.
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Nebraska, Sheridan. Roll 1711772.
    "Serial #1534, order # A1441, Mervin Frank Sackett, dob 3 Aug 1900, age 18 years. Birthplace: US. White, native born, medium height, stout build, blue eyes, light hair, no disabilities. Current address: Hoffland, Sheridan Co., NE. Current job: Guardman for Potash Production Co. Job address: Hoffland, Sheridan Co., NE. Nearest relative: Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Sackett. Address: Hoffland Sheridan Co., NE. Registered at Rushville, Sheridan Co., NE, 12 Sep 1918 by Mack J Davis. Reg report # 66-1-53-C."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_981; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 823
    Arizona, Burt County, Nebraska, 2 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Calvin, head, home rented, 52, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, laborer, day
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 43, b. IA, father b. DE, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 19, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Calvin, son, 17, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA, laborer, farm
    Sackett, Adelaide, dau, 14, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Ned, son, 11, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Fae Louise, dau, 7, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Thad, son, 5, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Paul, son, 2, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. IA.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1266; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0016; Image: 443.0; FHL microfilm: 2341001
    Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, 9 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Mervin F, lodger, 29, single, b. NE, father b. MI, mother b. NE, Deputy Treasurer, County Office
    [In household of Herman J Wragge and wife Ethel].
  10. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T627_2238; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 11-17
    Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, 29/30 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Calvin, head, 71, b. MI, in Tekemah in 1935,
    Sackett, Anna, wife, 63, b. IA
    Sackett, Mervin, son, 39, single, b. NE, deputy treas, County Treasurers Office.
Last Edited28 December 2016