Alexander Sackett MD

FatherSamuel Sackett MD (1754-1833)
MotherSarah Manning (c 1760-1813)
Alexander Sackett MD, son of Samuel Sackett MD and Sarah Manning, was born in Uniontown, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 10 January 1786.1,2 He died at Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Wood County, OhioG, in 1813.1,3
     Alexander studied medicine with his father and served as a surgeon in the war of 1812. He was attached to the 1st Mounted Regiment, Ohio Militia, under General Harrison's command and died of fever at Fort Meigs, aged twenty-seven years.3,4

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1538. Alexander Sacket, M. D., b. Jan. 10, 1786, d. in year 1814."
  2. John W Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1912), digital image,, citing Dr Samuel Sackett's own handwritten record, "We set out from New England to come to Redstone township, and arrived at Beesontown, or Uniontown, on October 16, 1781. The following children were born at Beesonstone: Betsey, April 4, 1782; Lucinda, March 5, 1784; Alexander, January 10, 1786; Mary Anna, September 3, 1788. On November 10, 1788, we moved to Georges creek, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, where the following children were born: Annie, November 9, 1790; Lydia, November 22, 1792; Samuel, September 21, 1795; Sarah, October 20, 1797; married Dr. Louis Marchant, of Huguenot descent."
  3. John W Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
  4. "U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Alexander, 1 Reg't Mounted (Finley's), Ohio Militia, rank-induction Surgeon, rank-discharge Surgeon."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited8 Apr 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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