Flora Bartlett

August 1779–October 1837 (Age 58)
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Flora

When Flora Bartlett was born in August 1779, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Russell Bartlett, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Taylor, was 25. She married Benjamin Wight in 1797. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in October 1837, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Wight
1769–1825
Flora Bartlett
1779–1837
Marriage: 1797
George Wight
1798–1868
Delia Lord Wight
1800–1831
Ann Elizabeth Wight
1802–1868
Pamelia Lord Wight
1804–1834
Russel Benjamin Wight
1807–1903
Elijah Worthington Wight
1810–1883
Jabez Wight
1817–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1797
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 2
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1788
    Age 9
    Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 21
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bartlet
    Bartholomew
    Bartlette

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