Fayette County Genealogy Project
SAMUEL SACKETT, probably the earliest resident physician of Fayette county, was
born and reared in Connecticut, and after serving as a surgeon in the
Revolutionary war, came to Uniontown in 1781. In 1788 he removed to the old
Sackett homestead, on Georges creek, on mile south of Smithfield, where he died
in 1833. He was a successful physician, and of his ten children, on daughter,
Sarah married Dr. Louis Marchand.
Nelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Fayette County, Pennsylvania :
containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Fayette County, and the boroughs and townships of the county : also, portraits and biographies of the governors since 1790, and genealogies, family histories and biographies of representative men of the county : illustrated.
Author(s): Shepherd, Henry E.; 1844-1929. ; (Henry Elliot),
Publication: Uniontown, Pa. : S.B. Nelson,
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