Featured Sacketts

Ivy pic Elzey, Ida Ruth (1910–2005) served as an officer in the US military government in occupied Germany.
Hamilton pic Fish, Hamilton (Hon) (1808–1893) was U.S. Secretary of State from 1869 to 1877 during the administration of President Ulysses S Grant, and had earlier served as Governor of New York.
Jimmy pic Marr, Leonard James (1918–2009) was a historian who wrote the definitive History of Guernsey.
Moore pic Moore, Benjamin (Bishop) (1748–1816) was Episcopal bishop of New York and president of Columbia College.
Moore pic Moore, Clement Clarke (Professor) (1779–1863) was credited with writing the poem, "A visit from St. Nicholas," beginning: "Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house / Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse."
Albert pic Sackett, Albert M Sackett (Rear Admiral) (1920–2016), US Navy (retired), fought in three wars (World War II, Korea, and Vietnam).
Alfred pic Sackett, Alfred Barrett (Rev), OBE (1862–1951) was a Methodist minister and Chaplain to the Forces in Gibraltar during the First World War, and was subsequently appointed an officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Sackett, Alfred Barrett, MC, MA (1895–1977) was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in the First World War and later became a distinguished headmaster, also serving on the World Methodist Committee.
Sackett, Ann (1779–aft 1851) sometime record holder for most children.
Augustine pic Sackett, Augustine (1841–1914) was the inventor of Sackett Board (drywall), and was inducted in 2017 into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Augustus pic Sacket, Augustus (1769–1827) founded the village of Sackets Harbor, Lake Ontario, New York.
Sackett, Benjamin Edwin (1911–2002) was a FBI special agent who cracked a German spy ring in New York in the lead-up to the Second World War.
David pic Sackett, David Lawrence (Dr) (1934–2015) was a Canadian medical doctor and a pioneer in evidence-based medicine who proved that aspirin helps prevent heart attacks.
Delos pic Sacket, Delos Bennet (General) (1822–1885) was a commander in the American Civil War and became Inspector General of the United States Army.
Earl pic Sackett, Earl LeRoy (Rear Admiral) (1897–1970) was awarded the Navy Cross for heroism in the Second World War as commander of the USS Canopus in the Philippines.
Fred pic Sackett, Frederic Moseley (1868–1941) was US Ambassador to Germany during the collapse of the Weimar Republic and Hitler's rise to power.
Henry pic Sackett, Henry (1851–1928) emigrated in 1870 from Essex, England, to Texas, USA, and became a member of the Texas House of Representatives.
Sackett, Herbert Leyland (1893–1924) was a brilliant young surgeon who died from the same infection and on the same day as his father Reverend Walter Sackett who Herbert was treating.
Sackett, Homer Eddy (Judge) (1875–1966) rose from an upbringing in a log house on an impoverished farm to become a Judge of the Superior Court.
Ivy pic Sackett, Ivy Florence Annie (1907–2015) emigrated as an orphan at age 14 from England to Canada. She died aged 108 and is the oldest recorded Sackett.
Jacob pic Sackett, Jacob Edwin (c1850–1898) was a flamboyant impresario who sought his fortune by entertaining the masses with everything from freak shows to opera.
Jacob T pic Sackett, Jacob Thomas (1833–1904) of Saegertown, Pennsylvania, blacksmith who was also a highly skilled gunsmith and violin maker.
Jim pic Sackett, James M "Jim" (1928–2015) was a veteran of the Korean War and a founding member of the Sackett Family Association.
Sackett, Jeffery (1617–1695), three times Mayor of Sandwich, Kent, whose reputation was tarnished by a damaging court case.
Sackett, John, the fisherman (1585–1634) was the brother who, according to (unproved) family tradition, accompanied Simon Sackett the colonist to the New World.
Sackett, John, of Buddles (prob. 1594–after 1642), progenitor of the main English line, about whom much remains unknown.
Sackett, John, of New Haven (1620s–1684) migrated sometime before 1641 to New Haven, Connecticut, presumably from Thanet, Kent. His origin remains a tantalizing mystery.
Sackett, John (Captain) (1697–1753) was master of several ships plying the Atlantic, was captured by the French, freed by British privateers, and survived shipwrecks.
Sackett, John (1757–1834) was the owner of the hoy Margate which was shipwrecked in 1802 with great loss of life.
Sackett, Lyman Belcher (c1840–bef1894), American Civil War soldier who deserted to India, via Australia, was the progenitor of several generations of Sacketts born in India.
Sackett, Nathaniel (1737–1805) was George Washington's spymaster during the American Revolutionary War.
Orsemus pic Orsemus Sackett (1826–1896), the Yankee card-writer, lecturer, concert and lecture tour manager, inventor, and newspaper vendor, made, lost, and made again his fortune, and was a well-known if eccentric character in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Sackett, Richard Henry (1813–1872), recently discovered bigamist, fled to Essex leaving his wife and children destitute in Kent.
Samuel pic Sackett, Samuel Arthur (1841–1932), a Mormon, fathered 24 children by polygamous marriages to sisters Mary and Laura Peterson. He left a fascinating account of life in the Old West.
Sackett, Simon, the colonist (1595–1635) migrated in about 1631 from the Isle of Thanet, Kent, to Massachusetts.
Sackett, Thomas Baker (c1796–1837), convicted of highway robbery on the streets of London, was sentenced to death by hanging, but at the eleventh-hour was granted a reprieve from execution.
Saket, William (fl1317) is the earliest recorded Sackett. He was in dispute with the Abbot of St Augustine in 1317.
Sackett, William Augustus (Hon) (1811–1895) was a U.S. Representative from New York.
Sackett, William (Colonel) (1838–1864) fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, and was mortally wounded in the Battle of Trevilian Station.
Sackett, William Edgar, Jr (1848–1926) was a journalist and political author who made an unsuccessful bid for the Governorship of New Jersey in 1913.
Mary Lou pic Sackett-Penn, Mary Lou (Dr) (1949–2011) was a founder member and acting president of The Sackett Family Association.
Julia pic Sackett, Julia Sanderson (1888–1975) was a singer and actress who achieved stardom in both New York and London.
Tom pic Smith, Thomas Charles (1943–2010) was a founder member and president of The Sackett Family Association.