Vinal Herbert Hackett, proprietor of a livery establishment at Mendota, Illinois, is a New-Englander by birth. He was born in Merrimack, New Hampshire, August 22, 1856.
At nineteen he came west to Illinois and located at Dixon, where he resided for a period of ten years, the most of that time engaged in the livery business, with a partner. April 2, 1888, he came to Mendota, and has since been engaged in the livery business here, having a large establishment and doing a prosperous business with the best class of trade.
Extracted 26 Dec 2016 by Norma Hass from Biographical and Genealogical Record of LaSalle County, Illinois published in 1900, volume 2, page 414.