Polly Bartlett

23 December 1777–15 February 1864 (Age 86)
Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Bartlett was born on 23 December 1777, in Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Bartlett, was 33 and her mother, Zilpah Cole, was 23. She married Peter Tower on 23 September 1800. She lived in Allen Township, Union, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 15 February 1864, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Enoch Death Morse
Polly Bartlett
Marriage: 25 September 1834

Spouse and Children

25 September 1834
Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

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 personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Morse in household of Enoch Morse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Bartlett, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Polly Bartlett, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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