Harry Lee Sackett

FatherSamuel L Sackett (1860-)
MotherMinnie E Armstrong (c 1868-)
Marriage1920, Alexandria, VirginiaGHildegard Schamber3
Harry Lee Sackett, son of Samuel L Sackett and Minnie E Armstrong, was born in Burt County, NebraskaG, on 8 August 1888.1,2 He died aged 73 in Portland, Multnomah County, OregonG, on 19 September 1961 and was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaG.4,5 He married in Alexandria, VirginiaG, in 1920, Hildegard Schamber, daughter of John Schamber and Marie Kayser.3 Hildegard was born in Olivet, Hutchinson County, South DakotaG, on 17 September 1887.6 She died aged 77 in Orange County, CaliforniaG, on 19 April 1965 and was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, AltadenaG.4,7
     In 1900 Harry was living at Oakland Avenue, Oakland, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of his parents Samuel and Minnie, and was recorded in the census as Harry L Sackett, aged eleven and born in Nebraska.8
     In 1910 he was living in Lakeland Township, Barron County, WisconsinG, in the household of his parents Samuel and Minnie, and was recorded as Harry Sackett, aged 21.9
     Harry completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was a rural mail carrier, single, aged 28, and was living at Madison Avenue, Nampa, Canyon County, IdahoG.10
     Harry served as a Private in Company H, 67th Infantry, in Washington, DCG, from 15 July to 28 December 1918.11
     In 1920 he was living at Maryland Avenue, Washington, DCG, and was recorded as Harry L Sackett, a government clerk, aged 31, single. He was a lodger in the household of William L Paull.12
     In 1930 Harry was living at Inglewood, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaG, and was recorded in the census as Harry L Sackett, an Internal Revenue agent, head of household, aged 41 and born in Nebraska. Living with him were his wife Hildegard, 42, and their children, Wilbur, 7, and Naomi, aged four.13
     In 1940 he was living at Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, Los Angeles CountyG, and was recorded as Harry Sackett, an auditor at the Internal Revenue Treasury department, head of household, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Hildegard, 52, and their children, Wilbur, 17, and Naomi, aged 14.14
     Harry completed a World War II draft registration card on 25 April 1942. He was aged 54 and was employed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue. He was living at 2488 N Lincoln Avenue, AltadenaG, with his wife Hildegard.15
     In 1950 he was living at 2488 Lincoln Avenue, AltadenaG, and was recorded as Harry L Sackett, Internal Revenue agent, head of household, aged 61. His wife Hildegard, 62, was living with him.16

Pasadena, California, City Directory

1938Sackett Harry L (Hildegard) h2232 Lincoln av
Sackett Harry L aud Internal Revenue Dept
1940Sackett Harry L (Hildegard) aud US Internal Revenue h2232 Lincoln av
1947Sackett Harry L (Hilda) agt US Int Rev h 2488 Lincoln av

Sierra Madre, California, City Directory

1959Sackett Harry L (Hildegard) h 3300 Paloma Pas
Harry Lee Sackett (1888–1961), Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, California
(Src: Find a Grave, Wanda)

Children of Harry Lee Sackett and Hildegard Schamber


Sackett—Harry L. Sackett, 73, passed away Sept. 19, 1961 at Portland, Oregon. He is survived by his wife Hildegard Sackett, son Wilbur S. Sackett of Pasadena and daughter Mrs. Robert C. Edear of West Covina, also five grandchildren. The Rev. Armin Hesse will officiate at services 11 a.m. Monday at the Mountain View Mortuary, 2400 North Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena.

Independent Star-News, Pasadena, California, 24 Sep 1961, p 9


Sackett — Hildegard Sackett passed away April 19, 1965. She is survived by her son Wilbur Sackett of Pasadena; daughter, Mrs. Robert C Edgar of West Covina; five grandchildren; also survived by nine brothers and sisters including Hertha Schamber of Anaheim and Robert Schamber of Woodland Hills. The Rev. Daniel Johnson will officiate at services 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Mortuary, 2400 North Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena.

—unsourced newspaper clipping, U.S., American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Obituaries, 1899-2012 (Ancestry.com)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. The Washington Herald, Washington, DC (Newspapers.com image), 2 May 1920, p 25, "Postoffice Department. Harry L. Sackett, of Nampa, Idaho, an employee of the division of money orders, and Miss Hilda Schamber, of Rapid City, S. Dak., were recently married at Alexandria, Va., by Rev. William J. Morton, pastor of Christ Church."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. "Oregon, U.S., State Deaths, 1864-1971" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Harry L, d. Victoria Nursing Home, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, 19 Sep 1961, res. 3300 Paloma St, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, Internal Revenue agent, age 73, b. Nebraska, 8 Aug 1888, wife Hildegard L, father Samuel L Sackett, mother Minnie Armstrong, informant Hildegard L Sackett, cause cerebral accident, removed to Mouuntain View Cemetery, Pasadena, 21 Sep 1961."
  6. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Hildegard Schamber, b. Olivet, South Dakota, 17 Sep 1887, father John Schambr, mother Maria Kayser. Apr 1963 listed as Hildegard Schamber Sackett."
  7. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Hildegard, b. South Dakota, 17 Sep 1887, d. Orange, 19 Apr 1965, mother Kayser."
  8. 1900 United States Federal Census, Roll 918, p. 10B, Enumeration District 0027, FHL microfilm 1240918
    Oakland Ave, Oakland Township, Burt County, Nebraska
    Sackett, Saml L, head, b. Apr 1860, 40, m. 13y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, agent stock food, house owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Minnie A, wife, b. Oct 1867, 32, m. 13y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Harry L, son, b. Aug 1888, 11, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN, in school
    Sackett, Leta P, dau, b. Jul 1890, 9, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN, in school
    Sackett, Earl L, son, b. Mar 1897, 3, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
  9. 1910 United States Federal Census, T624_1701, p. 2B, Enumeration District 0014, FHL microfilm 1375714
    Lakeland Township, Barron County, Wisconsin
    Sackett, Samuel L, head, 49, m1 23y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farmer, gen farm, farm owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Minnie, wife, 42, m1 23y, 5 ch, 4 living, b. IN, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Harry, son, 21, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN, teaching, public school
    Sackett, Earl, son, 13, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN
    Sackett, Herbert, son, 6, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
  10. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918" (FamilySearch image), "Serial#934 Order#23, Harry Lee Sackett, Madison Ave, Nampa, Idaho, Age: 28, b. 8 Aug 1888, Burt County, Nebraska, single, white, native born, US Rural Mail Carrier, no nearest relative, no prior military experience, no exemptions, Registrant: Tall Ht, Med Build, eyes blue, hair brown, not bald, no disabilities, Reg: 5 Jun 1917 at Canyon Co., Idaho."
  11. "Oregon, U.S., State Military Records, 1847-1977" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Harry L, 403 Stark St, Portland, Oregon, b. Burt Co, Nebr, 8 Aug 1888, inducted LB 17 Wash DC, 15 Jul 1918, Co H 67 Inf, Pvt, served overseas No, discharged 28 Dec 1918."
  12. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_208, p 6B, Enumeration District 232
    Maryland Avenue, Washington, Washington County, District of Columbia
    Sackett, Harry L, lodger, 31, single, clerk, government, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
    [In household of William L Paull]
  13. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 4A, Enumeration District 1010, FHL microfilm 2339863
    Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California
    Sackett, Harry L, head, 41, m. at 31, agent, Internal Revne, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN, home rented, $30
    Sackett, Hildegard, wife, 42, m. at 32, b. SD, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany
    Sackett, Wilber S, son, 7, b. Washington D C, father b. NE, mother b. SD
    Sackett, Neoma J, daughter, 4, b. Washington D C, father b. NE, mother b. SD.
  14. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-00243, p 3B, ED 19-522
    Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California
    Sackett, Harry, head, 51, auditor Internal Revenue Treasury, b. NE, home owned, $3500
    Sackett, Hildegard, wife, 52, b. SD
    Sackett, Wilbur, son, 17, b. Washington, District of Columbia
    Sackett, Naomi G, daughter, 14, b. DC.
  15. "US World War II draft registration cards 1942" (Ancestry image), "Harry Lee Sackett, 2488 N Lincoln Ave, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, age 54, b. Burt County, Nebraska, 8 Aug 1888, nok Mrs Hildegard Sackett, same address, emp Bureau of Int Rev, Treasury Dept, Pasadena, Calif, ht 5' 11¾", eyes blue, hair brown, wt 235, complexion ruddy, scar on tip of nose. Reg Altadena, 25 Apr 1942."
  16. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 3979, district 19-13
    2488 Lincoln Ave, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California
    Sackett, Harry L, head, 61, Internal Revenue agent, Bureau of Internal Revenue, b. NE
    Sackett, Hildegard, wife, 62, b. NE.
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