Lester Edwin Sackett

(1893-1979)
FatherRobert Nathaniel Sackett (1859-1915)
MotherAnetta Eva "Nettie" Hopkins (1864-1950)
Lester Edwin Sackett
(1893–1979)
(Src: Ancestry, Allan Dalcher)
Lester Edwin Sackett, son of Robert Nathaniel Sackett and Anetta Eva "Nettie" Hopkins, was born in Brookings County, South DakotaG, on 9 July 1893.1,2 He died aged 86 in Olmsted County, MinnesotaG, on 6 November 19793,4 and was buried at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Rochester, Olmsted CountyG.5 He married in about 1914, Loretta Helen Kelly, daughter of Thomas Kelly and Johanna Harvey.6 Loretta was born in MinnesotaG on 7 February 1892.1,6 She died in Olmsted CountyG on 24 February 19807,8 and was buried at Grandview Memorial GardensG.5
     In 1900 Lester was living at Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County, MinnesotaG, in the household of his parents Robert and Nettie, and was recorded in the census as Lester E Sackett, at school, aged six and born in South Dakota.9
     In 1910 he was living at Pleasant GroveG in the household of his parents Robert and Nettie, and was recorded as Lester E Sackett, aged 16.10
     Lester completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was then aged 23 and was a self-employed farmer. He was living in Simpson, Olmsted CountyG, and was married with three children.11
     In 1920 he was living at Pleasant GroveG and was recorded as Lester Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 26. He rented his farm. Living with him were his wife Loretta, 28, and their children, Marion, 4, Marjorie, 2, and Irene, aged three months.12
     In 1930 he was living at Pleasant GroveG and was recorded as Lester E Sackett, a road maintenance patrolman, head of household, aged 36. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Loretta, 37, and their children, Marion, 14, Marjorie, 12, Irene, 10, Lester, 8, Gordon, 7, and William, aged three.13
     Lester completed a World War II draft registration card on 27 April 1942. He was aged 48 and was employed by his brother Homer. He was living at Stewartville, Olmsted County, MinnesotaG, with his wife Loretta.14
     Lester was listed in the Rochester City (Minnesota) Directory from 1917. He was then a farmer in Pleasant Grove. He moved to High Forest after 1923, and then to Haverhill by 1927. From 1929, he lived in Stewartville and was a road patrolman and, later, a laborer. He was a clerk at "Piggly-Wiggly" in 1945. Lester and Loretta moved to Rochester and, from 1950, he was the custodian of the First Methodist Church there.15
Lester Edwin Sackett (1893–1979), Grandview Memorial Gardens, Rochester, Minnesota
(Src: Find A Grave, Buddy's Wife)

Children of Lester Edwin Sackett and Loretta Helen Kelly

Sackett lineGreat-grandson of Nathaniel Sackett
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 20037
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
David Wing.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856–1915", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Lester Edwin, b. Brookings, SD, 9 Jul 1893, father Robert N Sackett, mother Nettie Hopkins."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Lester Sackett, b. Jul 9, 1893, d. Nov, 1979, SSN 472-14-9599 issued MN, residence Rochester, Minnesota, 55901, county Olmsted."
  4. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2017", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Lester Edwin, b. 9 Jul 1893, d. Olmsted, 6 Nov 1979, mother Hopkins."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  6. Census.
  7. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Loretta Sackett, b. Feb 7, 1892, d. Feb, 1980, SSN 468-24-8503 issued MN, residence Rochester, Minnesota, 55901, county Olmsted."
  8. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2017", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Loretta Helen, b. 7 Feb 1892, d. Olmsted, 24 Feb 1980, mother Harvey."
  9. 1900 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1240779
    Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Robert N, head, b. Sep 1860, 49, m. 18y, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. Scotland, farmer, farm owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Nettie E, wife, b. Feb 1864, 36, m. 18y, 9 ch, all living, b. MN, father b. Canada, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Robert A, son, b. Mar 1883, 17, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, farm laborer
    Sackett, Homer D, son, b. Aug 1885, 14, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, farm laborer
    Sackett, N B, son, b. May 1886, 14, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, at school
    Sackett, Clara A, dau, b. Nov 1888, 11, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, at school
    Sackett, Nellie M, dau, b. Sep 1889, 10, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, at school
    Sackett, Ellie L, dau, b. Sep 1891, 8, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN, at school
    Sackett, Lester E, son, b. Jul 1893, 6, b. SD, father b. WI, mother b. MN, at school
    Sackett, Leslie C, son, b. Feb 1896, 4, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Mary A, dau, b. Jul 1899, 10/12, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN.
  10. 1910 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_713; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0112; FHL microfilm: 1374726
    Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 28 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Robert N, head, 50, m. 28y, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. Scotland, farmer, employer, farm owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, E Aetta, wife, 46, m. 28y, 9 ch, all living, b. MN, father b. Canada, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Lester E, son, 16, b. SD, father b. WI, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Leslie C, son, 14, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Mary A, dau, 10, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MN.
  11. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Minnesota, Olmstead, Roll 1675771.
    "No 58, Lester E. Sackett, age 23, RFD #1 Simpson, Minn., b. 9 Jul 1893, natural born citizen, b. Bruce, S. Dak., USA, farmer, self employed, Pleasant Grove, Olmstead, Minn., wife and three children, married, Caucasian, no military service, claiming exemption – physical disability, weak back, Registrant: med ht, med build, lt blue eyes, light brown hair, not bald, no disabilities, Reg. Pleasant Grove, Olmstead, Minn., 5 Jun 1917."
  12. 1920 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_847; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 112
    Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 20/24 Feb 1920
    Sackett, Lester, head, home rented, 26, married, b. ND, father b. WI, mother b. MN, farmer, general farm
    Sackett, Loretta, wife, 28, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Marion, dau, 4, b. MN, father b. ND, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Margare, dau, 2, b. MN, father b. ND, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Irene, dau, 3/12, b. MN, father b. ND, mother b. MN.
  13. 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0032; FHL microfilm: 2340845
    Pleasant Grove, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Lester E, head, home rented $15 p.m., 36, m. at 21, b. SD, father b. US, mother b. MN, maintainer, road patrolman
    Sackett, Loretta, wife, 37, m. at 19, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN
    Sackett, Marion L, dau, 14, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN
    Sackett, Marjorie A, dau, 12, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN
    Sackett, Irene G, dau, 10, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN
    Sackett, Lester, son, 8, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN
    Sackett, Gordon W, son, 7, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN
    Sackett, William K, son, 3 1/12, b. MN, father b. MN [sic], mother b. MN.
  14. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial U1364, Lester Edwin Sackett, Stewartville, Olmsted, Minn, age 48, b. Brookings County, SD, 9 Jul 1893, contact Loretta Sackett, Stewartville, employer Homer Sackett, Stockton, Minn, race white, ht 5' 9½", eyes gray, wt 170, hair brown, complexion ruddy. Reg. Stewartville, 27 Apr 1942."
  15. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Rochester City Directory (Olmsted County—farmers), 1917, "Sackett, Lester, Pleasant Grove, $818, Simpson."; 1919, "Sackett, Lester, Pleasant Grove, $1,434, Simpson."; 1921, "Sackett, Lester, Pleasant Grove, $1,620, Simpson."; 1923, "Sackett, L. E., Pleasant Grove, $464, Simpson 1."; 1925, "Sackett, Lester, High Forest, $580, Rochester 4."; 1927, "Sackett, L. E., Haverhill, $571, Rochester 4."
    Rochester City Directory (Olmsted County, Stewartville), 1929, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta), road patrolman."; 1931, 1933, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.), highway patrolman."; 1935, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.)."; 1938, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.), lab (o)."; 1940, 1941, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.) (o)."
    Rochester City Directory, 1945, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.) clk Piggly-Wiggly, r Stewartville, Minn."
    Rochester City Directory (Olmsted County, Stewartville), 1945, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.), clk Piggly-Wiggly (Roch), tel 247 (o)."; 1948, "Sackett, Lester E. (Loretta H.), tel 247 (o)."
    Rochester City Directory, 1950, 1952, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta H) custdn First Methodist Ch h1235 2d NE."; 1954, 1956, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta H) custdn h1235 2d NE."; 1957, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta H) custdn Meth Church h1305 10th NE."; 1958, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta H) custdn h1305 10th NE."; 1959, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta H) h1305 10th NE."; 1960, "Sackett Lester E (Loretta) h1305 10th NE."
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