Abraham Bartlett

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Bartlett was born in 1776, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Timothy Bartlett Jr., was 46 and his mother, Lucy Evarts, was 41. He married Thankful Bushnell about 1798, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 January 1863, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Paris, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Abraham Bartlett
Thankful Bushnell
Marriage: about 1798
Nancy Bartlett
Abram Bartlett
Bushnell Bartlett
Harriet Bartlett
Ruth P Bartlett
Lydia Bartlett
Mary Bartlett
Samuel B. Bartlett
Henry Bartlett
Web Bartlet

Sources (6)

  • Abram Bartlett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abraham D Bartlett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abraham Bartlet in entry for Web Bartlet, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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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.

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