July 12, 2014

BARTLETT of Newbury, Massachusetts

My original BARTLETT immigrant ancestor was Richard BARTLETT, who married Joan UNKNOWN of Wiltshire (she is sometimes styled "Joan DEWILTSHIRE").

Richard was born in Wiltshire, Sussex, England; the original spelling of his surname was BARTELLOT. The ancestral seat of the Bartellots is Stopham, England.

BARTLETT coat of arms at St. Mary the Virgin parish church in Stopham, England. Photo courtesy of 8th cousin Cheryle.

Richard and his family may have come over on the Mary and John in 1633, and settled in Newbury, Massachusetts. Richard was a shoemaker, and he died on 25 May 1647.

Grave of Richard BARTLETT I (1580-1647), First Settlers Burying Ground, Newbury, MA 

Ancestral line:

Richard BARTLETT I (1580-1647 m. Joan UNKNOWN)
Richard BARTLETT II (1621-1698) m. Abigail UNKNOWN
Samuel BARTLETT I (1645/6-1732) m. Elizabeth TITCOMB
Samuel BARTLETT II (1676-1753) m. Abigail WELLS
David BARTLETT (b. 1713) m. Priscilla HOLGATE
Priscilla BARTLETT (1756-1832) m. John DAVIS
Priscilla DAVIS (1798-1828) m. William FITTS 
Sophia Haskell FITTS (1823-1880) m. Isaiah PURINTON
Mary Olivia PURINTON (1851-1898) m. George Bailey PALMER
Frank Bailey PALMER (1888-1958) m. Bessie Maud WINSLOW
Dorothy Elizabeth PALMER (1918-1984) m. Henry Richard HOWES
S. HOWES (1937-1999) m. my father

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