When Elizabeth Bartlett was born on 23 February 1744, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Moses Bartlett, was 32 and her mother, Miriam Knowlton, was 27. She married Abel Bliss II on 28 September 1769, in Wilbraham, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 18 March 1788, in her hometown, at the age of 44.
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.
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