Benjamin Bartlet

Brief Life History 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 West Cemetery, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Benjamin Bartlet
Ruth Post
Marriage: 18 August 1768
Benjamin Bartlett II
Deborah Bartlet
Mindwell Bartlett
Elizabeth Bartlett
Amanda Bartlett
Ebenezer Bartlett
Amanda Bartlett

Sources (29)

  • Benjamin Bartlet, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Benjamin Bartlett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Benjamin Bartlett, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

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