Alva Bartlett

1794–1878 (Age 84)
Granby, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alva

Alva Bartlett was born on 27 September 1794, in Granby, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Aaron Bartlet and Annie Lathrop. He married Lucy Lathrop on 31 December 1817, in Granby, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 8 September 1878, in Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, at the age of 83.

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Alva Bartlett
Lucy Lathrop
Marriage: 31 December 1817
Eliza Permelia Bartlett
Henry Denison Bartlett
Daniel Bartlett
Aaron Bartlett
Erastus Bartlett
Sabra A. Bartlett
Alphonso Bartlett
Alfred Lothrop Bartlett
Jane Lurinda Bartlett
Albert A Bartlett

Spouse & Children

31 December 1817
Granby, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


  • Eliza Permelia Bartlett


  • Henry Denison Bartlett


  • Daniel Bartlett


  • Aaron Bartlett


  • Erastus Bartlett


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 10

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

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. 

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alva Bartlett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alijah Bartlett in household of Aaron Bartlett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alvah Bartlett, "United States Census, 1870"

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