, lawyer of Newtown, Long Island, and Orange County, New York, son of Judge Joseph Sackett
and Hannah Alsop
, was born on 15 May 1716.1
He died on 2 March 1783.1
He married Phebe Burling.1
John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made on 31 March 1755.
John Sackett, referred to in an old record as Counselor at Law and Speaker in Court Judiscature, was associated with his father, Judge Joseph, and his brother, Sheriff Joseph, in laying out the village of New Windsor, Orange County, N. Y., and in the ferry and the freighting business they established at that point. (See also No. 22.) His name appears in the list of signers of the Revolutionary Pledge, living in the town of New Cornwall in 1775.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America