James Sackett MD

FatherRev Samuel Sackett (1711/12-1784)
MotherHannah Hazard (c 1712-after 1777)
James Sackett MD, son of Rev Samuel Sackett and Hannah Hazard, was born, presumably in Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 3 October 1756.1 He died aged 34 in Frederickstown, Dutchess CountyG, on 28 August 1791.1 He was unmarried.1
     In 1790 James was living in Frederickstown, Dutchess County, New York StateG. In his household were three males (16+) and three females.2

157. James Sackett, M. D., 1756–1791, youngest child of (32) Rev. Samuel and Hannah Hazard Sackett, served both as a regimental and hospital surgeon during the War of the Revolution; after which he became a successful practitioner in Dutchess County. He died very suddenly from some mysterious and unascertained cause at a time when to all appearances he was in the enjoyment of vigorous health. He is reputed to have been "a close student, a ripe scholar, unmarried, and greatly respected by a large circle of friends." At the time of his death he was the Surgeon of Dutchess County Regiment commanded by Colonel John Drake.

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 7576
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "157. James Sackett, b. Oct. 3, 1756, d. Aug. 28, 1791, unmarried."
  2. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, James Sacket. Frederickstown, Dutchess, NY. 3 white males (16+) and 2 white females.
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