761. Dr. James Sackett, 1755–___, of Newtown, L. I., Paramus, N. J. and New York City, oldest son of (295) Dr. Joseph and Hannah Alsop Sackett, was, at the outbreak of the war of the Revolution, studying medicine with his father at Newtown, L. I. When a few months later his parents removed to Paramus, N. J., he went with them, and was there commissioned a Lieutenant in "Spencer's Additional Regiment." In the latter part of 1777, he resigned his commission in Spencer's Regiment and accepted the appointment of Surgeon's Mate in the 14th Virginia Infantry. Later he became a Surgeon in the Navy, and according to Riker, died unmarried.