George Rufus Bartlett

14 October 1850–30 April 1918 (Age 67)
Clarksburgh, Monongalia, VA

The Life of George Rufus

When George Rufus Bartlett was born on 14 October 1850, his father, Allen B Barllett, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Bartlett, was 31. He died on 30 April 1918, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen B Barllett
1817–1854
Mary Ann Bartlett
1819–1880
Elizabeth Frances Bartlett
1843–1909
Cartha Bartlett
1849–1860
Silas Bruce Bartlett Sr.
1844–1911
Marion Brent Bartlett
1846–1905
Martha Ann Bartlett
1848–1925
George Rufus Bartlett
1850–1918
Valorous Lake Bartlett
1852–1929

Parents and Siblings

    Allen B Barllett

    Male1817–1854Male

    Female1819–1880Female

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 13

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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 R Bartlett in household of Mary Bartlett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Rufus Bartlett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George R. Bartlett, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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