When Russell Bartlett was born on 3 June 1754, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Rev Nathaniel Bartlett, was 27 and his mother, Eunice Russell, was 28. He married Rachel Taylor on 28 February 1776, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 21 November 1828, in Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cooperstown, Otsego, New York, United States.
English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Bertelot, Bartelot (with the Old French double diminutive suffix -elot), a pet form of Bartholomew .
History: This is the name of a well-established New England family. Its members include Josiah Bartlett (1729–95), who was born in Amesbury, MA, and became governor of NH (1790–94). A Richard Bartlet(t) settled in Newbury, MA, in 1635.
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