Melatiah "Milly" Bartlett

14 December 1783–18 August 1863 (Age 79)
Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Melatiah "Milly"

When Melatiah "Milly" Bartlett was born on 14 December 1783, in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Bartlett, was 39 and her mother, Zilpah Cole, was 28. She married Stephen Tower Jr on 14 November 1803, in Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 18 August 1863, in Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Tower Jr
Melatiah "Milly" Bartlett
Marriage: 14 November 1803
Weltha T. B. Tower
Permelia Tower
Calvin Bowker Tower
Permilia Tower
Zilpah Tower
Anna Almina Tower
Luther Bartlett Tower

Spouse and Children

14 November 1803
Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


    Weltha T. B. Tower


    Permelia Tower


    Calvin Bowker Tower



    Zilpah Tower


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Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 21

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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)

  • Milly Tower in household of Stephen Tower, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milly Tower, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Milly Bartlett Tower, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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