31 May 2011

New on sackettfamily.info

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.