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
1778–1856
Melatiah "Milly" Bartlett
1783–1863
Marriage: 14 November 1803
Weltha T. B. Tower
1805–1887
Permelia Tower
1806–1812
Calvin Bowker Tower
1808–1885
Permilia Tower
1811–1867
Zilpah Tower
1814–1814
Anna Almina Tower
1816–1820
Luther Bartlett Tower
1819–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1803
Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Weltha T. B. Tower

    Female1805–1887Female

    Permelia Tower

    Female1806–1812Female

    Calvin Bowker Tower

    Male1808–1885Male

    Female1811–1867Female

    Zilpah Tower

    Female1814–1814Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+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.
1804

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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