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This month's update to the Sackett Family Association website http://sackettfamily.info/ includes the following new pages:
• Notables Hon William Augustus Sackett (1811–1895), U.S. Representative from New York
• Notables Julia Sanderson Sackett (1888–1975), singer and actress
• Notables Nancy (Davis) Reagan (1921–), former First Lady of the US
• Theodore Rudolf "Rhode" Sackett (1887–1953) gallery
• Lemuel Miller Sackett (1831–1908) gallery
• James Parker Sackett (1847–1922) gallery
• Adopt-a-newspaper research project (166 records added; total 1,186)
• Sackett snippets—some Sackett superlatives
• New members 315 Raymond E Roberts, 316 Marc Howard, 317 Kerri Kafut, 318 Terry Lee Williams, 319 Graeme Lewis, 320 Kelly Wauthier
Newspaper abstracts added this month are mostly of marriage and death announcements appearing in the New York Times (98 items), Los Angeles Times (25), and Chicago Daily Tribune (31).
The page of Sackett snippets is by way of a challenge -- if you have Sackett records that beat those listed, or have come across other unusual items, please let us know. Write the List or me.
Thanks to members Alice Sackett, Raymond Roberts, and Marc Howard for supplying photographs, and to Mary Lou Petrie for the Nancy Reagan tree.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Kelly Wauthier, <klwauthier(a)verizon.net>, of Crescent, Pennsylvania, who has been enrolled as member # 320. Kelly descends from Elizabeth Sackett (1683-1716) & Joseph Moore, in the line of Simon Sackett the colonist.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Graeme Lewis, <graeme(a)lewisestate.com.au>, of New South Wales, Australia, who has been enrolled as member # 319. Graeme's great-grandfather George William Sackett (1865-1933) emigrated from Thanet, Kent, to Australia in the 1880s.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Terry Williams, <tlw1952(a)yahoo.com>, who has been enrolled as member # 318. Terry descends from Jesse Elmer Sackett (1889-) & Laura Edith Perkins, in the line of Simon Sackett the colonist. His sister Becky Moncrief is also a member.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Kerri Kafut, <libranrey(a)yahoo.com>, who has been enrolled as member # 317. Kerri descends from Laura Sackett (c1855-) & Charles Smith, in the line of Simon Sackett the colonist.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Marc Howard, <marc(a)insightbb.com>, of Louisville, Kentucky, who has been enrolled as member # 316. Marc descends from Prof. Robert Lemuel Sackett (1867-) & Mary Lyon Coggleshall, in the line of Simon Sackett the colonist.
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I am trying to find info on this family for my sons tree.
Hazel Died in Lane County, Oregon sometime in the 1970's-80's I do not know when frank died or if hazel remarried.
they have a son named ralph sackett living in oregon.
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Voting has now closed in this year's election of members to the Sackett Family Association Committee. The election was for up to five members. In the event, three candidates were nominated for election. The election was therefore uncontested and the candidates, Debbie Barbee, Jean Carpenter, and Ted Smith, are hereby declared elected. Election of these candidates has been endorsed by the votes of 24 members of the Association
The Committee now comprises:
Class of 2012: Chris Sackett, Patti Hobbs, Kathryn James;
Class of 2013: Glenna Hertzler, Liesa Robarge, Darlene Sackett, Michael Trickey;
Class of 2014: Debbie Barbee, Jean Carpenter, and Ted Smith.
The Committee thank all those who voted. Thanks also to Sandy Berry, Jean Carpenter, and Glenna Hertzler, who served as the Nominating Committee, and to Liesa Robarge and Glenna (again) who acted as vote counters.
The Sackett Family Association welcomes Raymond E Roberts, <kb8tpw(a)centurylink.net>, who has been enrolled as member # 315. Raymond's wife descends from Theodore R Sackett (1887-1953) & Iona Myrtle Woods, in the line linking back to Reuben Sackett, thought to have been a brother of Joseph Sackett (who married Comfort __) of the so-called Vermont line.