Deacon John Bartlett

Brief Life History of John

When Deacon John Bartlett was born on 1 March 1735, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Bartlett Jr, was 46 and his mother, Ann Collins, was 42. He married Lois Chidsey about 1759. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 March 1801, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Deacon John Bartlett
Lois Chidsey
Marriage: about 1759
Samuel Bartlett
Lucy Bartlett
Nathaniel Bartlett
Sarah Bartlett
Stephen Bartlett
Lois Bartlett
Eunice Bartlett

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  • John Bartlet, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • John Bartlett, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • John Bartlet, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

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.

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

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