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Philip Thomas Bartholomew
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1849
Washington County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1923

Philip was the last of 6 children (3rd son) born of Guy Earl Bartholomew (1812-1900) and his wife Jennett H. Smith (1816-1895). Philip's siblings were: Wilson (1834-1836), Atha Maria (b. 1837), Fayette (1842-1848), Alice (b.1845), and Eugene (1847-1860).

Philip married, November 26, 1873, for his 1st wife Lois S. Watson (1853-1886).

Philip was a teacher and farmer in Geneva and a member of its city council.


(1) "Record of the Bartholomew Family" by George Wells Bartholomew, 1895, pages 238, 355 and 414

(2) "Commemorative Biographical and Historical Record of Kane County, Illinois containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County," by Beeers, Leggett & Co., 1888, page 562:

"PHILIP T. BARTHOLOMEW. This prominent merchant of Geneva is a native of Washington County, N. Y., born February 15, 1849, and is a son of Guy E. and Jeanette Bartholomew, who came from New York State to Illinois in 1854. They located in Du Page County, where they remained until the close of the Civil War, when they moved to Blackberry Township, Kane County, and here made their home until 1874. They now reside in Geneva."
..... "In 1864, when but fifteen years old, he enlisted in Company I, One Hundred and Fifty-third Illinois Volunteers. After the close of the war he worked as a farm hand in summer, attending school in winter, and afterward became a teacher. He also learned the trade of painting, which he followed for twelve years. In 1882 he settled in Geneva, where for two years he was engaged at his trade, and in 1884 he embarked in his present hardware business.
November 25, 1875, Mr. Bartholomew was married to Lois Watson, who was born in Du Page County, Ill., in 1853, and died December 31, 1886, mourned by a large circle of friend and relatives. She left two sons - Roy and Eugene Ray. Mr. Bartholomew is a Republican in politics, and has served as president of the town board."
Family links: 
  Guy Earl Bartholomew (1812 - 1900)
  Jeanette (Jennett) H. Smith Bartholomew (1816 - 1895)
  Lois S. Watson Bartholomew (1853 - 1886)
  Julia Boyes Bartholomew (1857 - 1933)
West Side Cemetery
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 177
Maintained by: Chazmanbsr
Originally Created by: Douglas Little
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15044979
Philip Thomas Bartholomew
Added by: Everlastings
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