Sackett, Matthew Gresham

Sackett, Matthew Gresham

Male 1890 - 1937  (47 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Matthew Gresham 
    Born 14 Mar 1890  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 15 Jun 1900  2430 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 19 Apr 1910  2028 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 21 Apr 1910  Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Passport Application 21 Apr 1917  Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1918  Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military Draft Registration 12 Feb 1918  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 12 Feb 1918  2028 Third St, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 6 Jan 1920  202 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 5 Apr 1930  2028 Confederate Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 15 Oct 1937  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hammond Times (Hammond, Indiana) > 1937 > October > 17
      FATAL BLOWOUT KILLS VICTIM
      LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct. 16 -(U.P.)- Matthew G. Sackett, 47, Louisville, Ky., was injured fatally last night after a blowout threw his automobile into a utility pole six miles south of here on U.S. highway No. 52.

      Sackett, an alumnus of Perdue university and president of a Louisville fuel company, suffered a fractuerd(sic) skull and died in a local hospital.

      Miss Ruby Nicolls, 22, Louisville, suffered a fractured shoulder and Mrs. Sackett was hurt only slightly.

      The party was en route to the Perdue-Northwestern football game at Evanston, Ill.

      Sackett's body will be returned to Louisville this afternoon.
    Buried 18 Oct 1937  Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I832  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2015 

    Father Sackett, William,   b. 7 Apr 1856, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1928, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Long, Huldah,   b. Feb 1859, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1921, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1881 
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1890 - Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jun 1900 - 2430 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Apr 1910 - 2028 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Apr 1910 - Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPassport Application - 21 Apr 1917 - Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - Buenos Aires, Argentina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 12 Feb 1918 - Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Feb 1918 - 2028 Third St, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jan 1920 - 202 Park Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1930 - 2028 Confederate Place, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1937 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Oct 1937 - Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Matthew Gresham Sackett (1890-1937)
    Matthew Gresham Sackett (1890-1937)
    Passport photo from April 1917 application
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-39759-9603-72?cc=2185145
    Saved, cropped and straightened by Ted Smith

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S780] United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925, (FamilySearch.org), 10 Oct 2015.
      Name Matthew Gresham Sackett
      Event Type Passport Application
      Event Date 21 Apr 1917
      Event Place Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
      Age 27
      Birth Date 14 Mar 1890
      Birthplace Louisville, Kentucky
      Intends to leave from New York on 28 Apr 1917 on the ship Vauban to visit several [listed] Central and South American countries.
      Certificate Number 51210
      Citing this Record

      "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJP-SBCW : accessed 10 October 2015), Matthew Gresham Sackett, 1917; citing Passport Application, Kentucky, United States, source certificate #51210, Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925, Roll 358, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,532,918.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Oct 2015.
      1900 Census, enumerated 15 Jun 1900 at 2430 Park Place in Louisville city, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      William Sackett Head M 44 Indiana b. Dec 1856
      Hulda Sackett Wife F 41 California b. Feb 1859
      Henrietta Sackett Daughter F 18 Indiana b. Dec 1882
      Mathew Sackett Son M 10 Indiana b. Mar 1890
      Katherine Sackett Daughter F 8 Kentucky b. Nov 1892

      "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M94G-7QJ : accessed 9 October 2015), Hulda Sackett in household of William Sackett, Magisterial District 6, Precinct 44 Louisville city Ward 7, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States; citing sheet 1528A, family 275, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,530.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Oct 2015.
      1910 Census, enumerated 19-20 Apr 1910 at 2028 Park Place in Louisville city, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      William Sackett Head M 54 Indiana
      Huldah Sackett Wife F 52 California
      Gresham Sackett Son M 20 Kentucky
      Kathryn M Sackett Daughter F 17 Kentucky
      Blackburn Waller Boarder M 25 Kentucky
      Bittie Cissell Servant F 22 Kentucky

      "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2DP-1M4 : accessed 9 October 2015), Huldah Sackett in household of William Sackett, Louisville Ward 7, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 133, sheet 5B, family 133, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,498.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Oct 2015.
      1910 Census, enumerated 21 Apr 1910 at in Omaha city, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Name M Gresham Sackett
      Event Type Census
      Event Year 1910
      Event Place Omaha Ward 8, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
      Gender Male
      Age 20
      Marital Status Single
      Race White
      Race (Original) White
      Relationship to Head of Household Lodger
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Lodger
      Birth Year (Estimated) 1890
      Birthplace Kentucky
      Father's Birthplace Indiana
      Mother's Birthplace California

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    5. [S1068] The catalog of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity (8th Ed.), W.J. Maxwell, 10 Oct 2015.
      The catalog of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity (8th Ed.), 1918, compiled by W.J. Maxwell
      https://books.google.com/books?id=7784AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA279&lpg=PA279&dq=Matthew+Gresham+sackett+purdue&source=bl&ots=Nn1seKDn3X&sig=kgFU0HBj7KcpZyzuMP0cygzjU6Q&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMIyJqn49y4yAIVF52ICh24uQnb#v=onepage&q=Matthew%20Gresham%20sackett%20purdue&f=false

      p. 279 lists as 1912 member Sackett, Matthew Gresham, Avenida de Mayo, 847, Cineo Piso, Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, South America

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    6. [S1014] WWI Draft Registration, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 10 Oct 2015.
      Name Matthew Gresham Sackett
      Event Type Draft Registration
      Event Date 12 Feb 1918
      Event Place Louisville City no 4, Kentucky, United States
      Gender Male
      Residence 2028 Third St., Louisville, Kentucky
      Nationality United States
      Birth Date 14 Mar 1890
      Birthplace Louisville, Kentucky, United States
      Occupation Sales agent for Seller Distributing Co., employed in South & Central America
      Single, no dependents, Caucasian, medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair, not disabled

      "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K35P-PXN : accessed 10 October 2015), Matthew Gresham Sackett, 1917-1918; citing Louisville City no 4, Kentucky, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,653,509.

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    7. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Oct 2015.
      1920 Census, enumerated 6 Jan 1920 at 202 Park Place in Louisville city, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      William Sackett Head M 63 Indiana
      Huldah Sackett Wife F 62 California
      M Gresham Sackett Son M 29 Kentucky
      Presley T Atkins Boarder M 33 Kentucky
      Citing this Record

      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHGQ-9KN : accessed 9 October 2015), Huldah Sackett in household of William Sackett, Louisville Ward 7, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 76, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,580.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Oct 2015.
      1930 Census, enumerated 5 Apr 1930 at 2028 Confederate Place in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Estelle S Fairleigh Head F 47 Indiana Divorced
      George D Fairleigh Son M 23 Pennsylvania
      William S Fairleigh Son M 20 Pennsylvania
      Gresham Sackett Brother M 40 Kentucky

      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMX8-446 : accessed 10 October 2015), Gresham Sackett in household of Estelle S Fairleigh, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0093, sheet 4B, family 131, line 71, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 756; FHL microfilm 2,340,491.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1062] Kentucky Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970, (FamilySearch.org), 10 Oct 2015.
      Name Matthew Gresham Sackett
      Gender Male
      Burial Date 18 Oct 1937
      Burial Place Louisville, Jefferson, Ky

      "Kentucky Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWRH-QN5 : accessed 10 October 2015), Matthew Gresham Sackett, ; citing reference pg 291; FHL microfilm 2,022,162.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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