John Lewis Bartholf

Brief Life History of John Lewis

When John Lewis Bartholf was born on 2 September 1786, in Warwick, Warwick, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Stephanus Bartholf, was 26 and his mother, Jannetje Jane Post, was 28. He married Elizabeth Van Horn in 1821, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States in 1844 and Spring Prairie, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 12 May 1867, in Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lewis Bartholf
Elizabeth Van Horn
Marriage: 1821
Alfred Bartholf
Matilda Jane Bartholf
John Ellis Bartholf
Alonzo Bartholf
Elizabeth Bartholf

Sources (9)

  • John Bertholf, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John L. Bartholf, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John L. Bartholf in entry for Alonzo Bartholf, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1802: Genesee, New York, United States


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German: very rare variant of Bartolf, from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements berht ‘bright, famous’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

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

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