Benjamin Bartlet

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

The Life 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 1768
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Concurrence Bartlett

    Female1729–1813Female

    Elizabeth Bartlett

    Female1732–1794Female

    Ebenezer Bartlet

    Male1735–1735Male

    Ebenezer Bartlett

    Male1736–1740Male

    Male1740–1783Male

+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

German: variant of Berthold .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Bartlett, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Benjamin in entry for Amanda Bartlett, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Benjamin in entry for Deborah Bartlett, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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