Bartlett, Bailey b. January 29, 1750 d. September 9, 1830 US Congressman. From 1781 to 1784, he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and served in the State Senate in 1789. In 1797, he was elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Theophilus Bradbury, and reelected to the Sixth Congress, serving until 1801. Not a candidate for renomination, he was appointed Sheriff of Essex County, Massachusetts and served until his death. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Pentucket Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Duston, Hannah b. December 23, 1657 d. 1736 Folk Figure. Born Hannah Emerson, she married Thomas Duston and with him had ten children. Toward the end of King William's War, on March 15, 1697, less than a week after the birth of their ninth child, Martha, the family farmstead was raided by Abnaki who captured Hannah, her aunt, Mary Neff, and the infant girl while the rest of the family fled to the nearby garrison and safety. The Abnaki captors smashed the infant to death against a tree before marching the two women for fifteen days to the...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Pentucket Cemetery*, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.
White, Leonard b. May 3, 1767 d. October 10, 1849 US Congressman. A graduate from Harvard University in 1787, he held many public offices and was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1809. He was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress, serving from 1811 to 1813. Returning home after his term, he served as Haverhill town clerk and as cashier of the Merrimack Bank of Haverhill from 1814 to 1836. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Pentucket Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA