|Captain William Hackett Portrait was in Boston Massachusetts Private Collection as noted in Boston Globe article June 1903|
Trying to determine genealogy and authenticity of this handsome chap if he is indeed the brave sea fearing lad the article claims---Not sure but might be grandson of Captain William Hackett (1739-1808) son of Salisbury, Massachusetts settler, William Hackett and Elizabeth Stevens He was married in Salisbury on April 10, 1760 to " Nanny" Osgood, daughter of William Osgood and Sarah Jones. He was cousin to colonel John Hackett. Please post your input Thanks!
Nutfield Genealogy has Hackett that moved to New Hampshire https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/09/tombstone-tuesday-hackett-family-of.html
Hackett Family Papers Peabody Essex Museum Collection Some of the prominent names in William Hacketts papers include Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799), Richard Derby (1736-1781), Samuel Gardner (1712/3-1769), Weld Gardner (1745-1801), William Jeffrey ([1737-1772]), Elijah Morrill (1719-1767), Ezra Morrill (1741/2-1797), and Timothy Rogers (-1766). http://pem-voyager.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com:7008/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=45077
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Below is a relation of Hackett line
|Horatio Balch Hackett JR |
124th Field Artillery, U. S. Army, Camp from Library of Congress Archive