George Bartlett Jr.

8 August 1730–1 June 1806 (Age 75)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of George

When George Bartlett Jr. was born on 8 August 1730, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, George Bartlett, was 32 and his mother, Abigail Johnson, was 23. He married Ruth Rockwell on 26 May 1763, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 June 1806, at the age of 75.

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George Bartlett Jr.
Ruth Rockwell
Marriage: 26 May 1763
Ruth Bartlet
William Bartlett
George Bartlett

Spouse and Children

26 May 1763
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States




    Ruth Bartlet


    William Bartlett


    George Bartlett


Parents and Siblings




    Samuel Bartlet


    Henry Bartlett


    Samuel Bartlett



World Events (4)


Age 46

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 51

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 58

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Bartlet, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • George in entry for Ruth Bartlet, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • George Bartlet in entry for Ruth Rockwell, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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