Benjamin Bartlet

7 February 1740–4 February 1783 (Age 42)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Bartlet was born on 7 February 1740, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Dea. Ebenezer Bartlett, was 37 and his mother, Deborah Cruttenden, was 34. He married Ruth Post on 18 August 1768, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 4 February 1783, in his hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in North Madison West Side Cemetery, North Madison, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Bartlet
1740–1783
Ruth Post
1743–1810
Marriage: 18 August 1768
Benjamin Bartlett II
1770–1826
Deborah Bartlet
1772–1795
Mindwell Bartlett
1774–1833
Elizabeth Bartlett
1776–1798
Amanda Bartlett
1777–1780
Ebenezer Bartlett
1780–1870
Amanda Bartlett
1782–1804

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1768Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1776
    Age 36
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 41
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bartlett .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Bartlett

    Sources (29)

    • Benjamin in entry for Amanda Bartlett, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Benjamin Bartlet in entry for Amanda Bartlet, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Benjamin Bartlett, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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