James Sackett MD
|Father||Rev Samuel Sackett (1711/12-1784)|
|Mother||Hannah Hazard (c 1712-after 1777)|
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.
|See also||Thurmon King's Database, 7576|
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
Notes & Citations
- Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "157. James Sackett, b. Oct. 3, 1756, d. Aug. 28, 1791, unmarried."
- 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, James Sacket. Frederickstown, Dutchess, NY. 3 white males (16+) and 2 white females.
|Sackett line||4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder|
|Last Edited||14 June 2019|