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CDR John Russell Bartlett, II
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1843
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1904
Lonsdale
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Commander John Russell Bartlett, Jr., United States Navy, (son of John Russell Bartlett Sr., and greatgrandson of John Russell, was born in the city of New York, September 26, 1843; married, at Lonsdale, Rhode Island, February 6, 1872, Jeanie R., daughter of the Honorable Thomas A. Jenckes.
He entered the United States Naval Academy, at Annapolis, November 25, 1859. On the breaking out of the war of the Rebellion, in 1861, he was put into active service as Midshipman, and ordered to the sloop of war Mississippi He was commissioned an Ensign in September, 1863; a Lieutenant, February 22, 1864; a Lieutenant-Commander, in July, 1866; and a Commander, April 25, 1877. He was engaged in the memorable battles of New Orleans and Vicksburg, in the squadrou under the command of Admiral Farragut. He was on the staff of Admiral Dahlgren, at Charleston, and in the Frigate Susquehanna at the capture of Fort Fisher by the combined attack of the army and navy under General Terry and Admiral Porter. In the attack Lieutenant Bartlett had command of a compauy of the assaulting party of sailors. He was presented with a vote of thanks by the General Assembly of Rhode Island for his part in this victory for the Union arms. After the war he served on the Brazilian station three years, and on his return was appointed an instructor at the United States Naval Academy, at Annapolis, where he remained two years. He next served on a special cruise in the "Sabine" to Europe and South America. On his return to the United States, in 1870, he was asked to accompany the expedition sent out by the Government for the survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, under Captain (now Commodore) Shufeldt. On this work he had charge of the field party, and afterwards relieved Captain Shufeldt and prepared the maps and report of the survey, which was printed by the Government in a quarto volume with maps and plates. In October, 1872, he was ordered as Assistant Ordnance Inspector at the Boston Navy Yard, where he remained two years. He was attached to the Hydrographic Office, in Washington, for two years, where he was employed in writing sailing directions. His work .upon the West Coast of Africa was printed by the United States Hydrographic Office in 1876. In October, 1877, he was ordered as Assistant to the Chief of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, at the Navy Department. In 1878 he was ordered to the Coast Survey, and, at the present time, is in command of the Coast Survey steamer "Blake," employed on deep sea soundings, and the examination of the Gulf Stream.

Marriage:
. Jeanie Rosalie Jenckes, 6 Feb 1872
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Russell Bartlett (1805 - 1886)
  Eliza Allen Rhodes Bartlett (1810 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Jeanie Rosalie Jenckes Bartlett (1844 - 1907)
 
 Children:
  John Russell Bartlett (1873 - 1875)*
  Ida Russell Bartlett Mowry (1875 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Dorrance Bartlett (1833 - 1840)*
  Anna Russell Bartlett DuVillard (1835 - 1885)*
  Henry Anthony Bartlett (1838 - 1901)*
  George Francis Bartlett (1840 - 1842)*
  John Russell Bartlett (1843 - 1904)
  Leila Bartlett (1846 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Sep 04, 2007
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CDR John Russell Bartlett, II
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CDR John Russell Bartlett, II
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CDR John Russell Bartlett, II
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- Jeffry Burden
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