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Benjamin Bartlett Junior (1741 - 1799)

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Benjamin Bartlett Junior
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Colony of Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 18 Apr 1766 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Benjamin Bartlit, son of Benjamin and Hannah, was born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Colony of Massachusetts Bay, on 17 Aug 1741. [1]

23 Oct 1764 Benjamin's parents, himself and sister Hannah, "represented to be inhabitants of Boston ... " were warned from Bridgewater. Which means they were being thrown out of town.[2]

An intention of marriage between Mr. Benjamin Barlett Jr of Bridgewater and & Mrs Susanna Hayden of Stoughton was entered 19 Mar 1766, in Stoughton, Massachusetts.[3]

Benjamin was a cooper.[4]

Benjamin Bartlett, died at Stoughton Massachusetts 31 July 1799.[3] 31 Aug 1799, widow Susanna Bartlett refuses the administration of her husband's estate and asks instead that Isaac Bartlett of Easton administer. Inventory 1 Oct 1799 showed he had 12 acres of land in Bridgewater, cooper's tools, farming utensils and livestock, and miscellaneous personal items. The inventory was valued at £430. 98s. Susanna petitions for an allowance, on the grounds that her husbands estate is not going to cover his debts, leaving her destitute. Subsequently she receives a widows one third. The estate was insufficient. The debts amounted to more than £600. The 45 pages of documents do not mention any children of the deceased.[4]

  • Daughter Betsy Bartlett was born 7 Mar 1770. Betsy m. Asa Bird 1 April 1790 in Stoughton.[3]

Research Notes

I saw one lineage saying he was from the Robert Bartlett of Plymouth, MA, who came on the Ann in 1623, but I am not yet sure of that...

this is a memorial book to the Robert Bartlett family of Plymouth, Mass.:

information on the old manor in England and the old church with the Bartlett inscriptions in Stopham, Sussex, England:

more good information on the English Bartletts:


  1. Duxbury (Mass.). Vital records of Duxbury, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. (Boston, Mass. : Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, at the charge of the Eddy Town-Record Fund, 1911) p. 25
  2. Mayflower Families Fifth Generation Descendants, 1700-1880. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2017). From Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass., December 1620. Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-<2015>. at American Ancestors ($) but should be available in genealogical libraries
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Endicott, Frederic, (ed.) The record of births, marriages and deaths and intentions of marriage, in the town of Stoughton from 1727 to 1800 : and in the town of Canton from 1797-1845 ; preceded by the records of the South precinct of Dorchester from 1715 to 1727 (Canton, Mass. : Printed by W. Bense, 1896). Intention p. 132; death p 131; Betsy pp. 130, 169
  4. 4.0 4.1 Norfolk County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1793-1877. Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized mages provided by File 1109
  • Williams, Alicia Crane. The Family Bible of Edward Bartlett: Providing Additions to Mayflower Families, Vol. 18, Part 3, Richard Warren, The Mayflower Descendant (Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2013) Vol. 62, Page 54

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Bartlett-7431 and Bartlett-2598 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, spouse, and date of death.
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Benjamin is 20 degrees from Greg Clarke, 15 degrees from George Hull and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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