3077. Solon Philo Sackett, M. D., 1818–1893, of Ithaca, N. Y., son of (1201) Philo and Grace Perkins Sacket, was married, Sept. 17, 1844, to Lovedy Keturah Woodward, daughter of Charles Woodward and his wife Keturah Dunlap. Dr. Sackett was born near Lebanon Springs in Columbia County, N. Y. He studied medicine and was graduated from Geneva Medical College. After a few years of practice in a country village he removed to Ithaca, N. Y., where he practiced his profession with marked success for upwards of thirty years. He was thoroughly devoted to his profession and long held high rank among physicians of central New York. As Health Officer of Ithaca, a position to which he was repeatedly chosen, he instituted a sewerage system of great value to the city. He held the office of coroner for several terms and was secretary of the Thompkins County Medical Society for many years. He was the author of "Mother, Nurse and Infant," a most valuable work, which obtained a wide recognition, and was a frequent contributor to the principal medical periodicals. Dr. Sackett was for the greater part of his life a consistent member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Ithaca, where he was greatly beloved and his counsel was ever highly valued. His death occurred July 18, 1893.


5782. Charles W. Sackett, b. Sept. 4, 1845, m. Emeline Cowles.
5783. Joseph S. Sackett, b. Jan. 19, 1847, d. May 8, 1890.
5784. Mary L. Sackett, b. Nov. 13, 1848, d. Mar. 8, 1869.
5785. Ruth V. Sackett, b. Feb. 29, 1852.
5786. Henry W. Sackett, b. Aug. 31, 1853; m. Elizabeth Titus.
5787. Sadie Sackett, b. Apr. 22, 1858, d. July 16, 1860.
5788. Nettie Sackett, b. Apr. 22, 1858.
5789. Carrie D. Sackett, b. Dec. 1, 1860, d. July 30, 1863.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America