Davis Bartholomew

Brief Life History of Davis

When Davis Bartholomew was born on 15 July 1812, in East Whiteland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Bartholomew, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 25. He married Ruth Ives Jones on 27 March 1851, in Carterville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 8 December 1892, in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Davis Bartholomew
Ruth Ives Jones
Marriage: 27 March 1851
Henry Dexter Bartholomew
Davis Sirrine Bartholomew
Josephine Bartholomew
Merlin Jones Bartholomew
Serena Bartholomew
Hanna Bartholomew
Charlotte Ives Bartholomew
John Edward Bartholomew
Elizabeth Bartholomew
Mary Ann Bartholomew

Sources (27)

  • Davis Bartholomew, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Bartholomew, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Davis Bartholomew, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bertilmew, Bertelmy, a borrowing of the Old French form of the Biblical personal name Bartholomew (from Latin Bartholomaeus; Hebrew ‘son of Talmai’, said to mean ‘having many furrows’, i.e. rich in land). This was an extremely popular personal name in Christian Europe, with many vernacular derivatives. It derived its popularity from the apostle Saint Bartholomew (Matthew 10:3), who was, among other things, the patron saint of tanners, vintners, and butlers.

As an Irish name, it has been used as an Anglicized form of Mac Pharthaláin (see McFarlane ).

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

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The History of Davis Bartholomew I By Randy Bartholomew “My Father was a very closed mouthed man-a pretty level headed man-had a fund of general information which was often drawn upon by neighbor …

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