David Filer Sackett MD

FatherSamuel Sackett MD (1754-1833)
MotherSarah Manning (c 1760-1813)
David Filer Sackett MD, son of Samuel Sackett MD and Sarah Manning, was born in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 18 January 1780.1,2 He died in 1864.2 He married in about 1807, Martha Milliken.2 She was born in PennsylvaniaG in January 1787.3 She died aged 87 in Irvington, Marion County, IndianaG, on 23 April 1874.3
While yet a young man [David Filer Sackett] located in Fayette County, Penn., and in 1810 removed from there to Fayette County, Ind., which became henceforth his permanent home. There he practiced his profession with success and became deeply interested in public affairs. In 1812 he was elected Recorder of Deeds for the county, an office which he held for twenty one years. Meantime for a period of fourteen years he was postmaster of Centerville, the village in which he lived.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America
See also
Sackett letters, Yuma Territorial Prison Museum collection
The Sacketts of America, 1535 

Children of David Filer Sackett MD and Martha Milliken

  • Sarah Lucinda Sackett b. 1808, d. 1833
  • Samuel B Sackett+ b. 1810, d. 1899
  • Julielma Maria Sackett b. 1812, d. 1905
  • Elizabeth Anna Sackett b. 1814, d. 1883
  • James Milliken Sackett b. 1817, d. 1886
  • Alexander T Sackett+ b. 22 Jan 1820, d. 31 Mar 1865
  • Emily Sackett b. 1822, d. 1862
  • Mary Sackett2 b. 1824, d. 1825
  • Martha Marietta Sackett2 b. 1825
  • David Sackett2 b. 1828, d. 1829
  • Margaret Ellen Sackett+2 b. 11 Nov 1830, d. 15 Apr 1922
  • Cyrus Oran Sackett2 b. 1834, d. 1906

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], David, s. [Samuel & Sarah], b. Jan. 18, 1780. Kent Vital Records, 2:139."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  3. Email from Rachel Stella to Sackett Discussion List.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Sharon Allen, Debra Leffler Streeter, Rachel Stella and Carrie Sackett Riddick.
Last Edited28 Sep 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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