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Richard Bartlet
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1621
Wiltshire, England
Death: 1698
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Richard (2), third son of Richard (1) Bartlet, His will, dated April 19, 1695, proved July 18, 1698. He was a shoemaker, cordwainer and yeoman, and lived first at Oldtown in Newbury, removing to Bartlett's Corner near Deer Island, at the Merrimac river. He is said to have been "a facetious and intelligent man"; he subscribed to the oath of allegiance at Newbury in 1678, and was for several years a deputy to the general court.
He married Abigail ____, who died March 8, 1686.
Children, b. in Newbury:
1. Samuel, born Feb. 20, 1645, died May 15, 1732; married May 23, 1671, Elizabeth Titcomb.
2. Richard, born Feb. 21, 1648, died April 17, 1724; married Nov. 18, 1673, Hannah Emery.
3. Thomas, born Sept. 7, 1650, died April 6, 1689; married Nov. 21, 1685, Tirza Titcomb.
4. Abigail, born March 14, 1653, died in 1723; married May 27, 1700, John Emery, of Newbury.
5. John, born June 22, 1655, see forward.
6. Hannah, born Dec. 18, 1657, died unmarried between 1698 and 1723.
7. Rebecca, born May 23, 1661, ded in 1723; married Sept. 5, 1700, Isaac Bayley, of Newbury.

Genealogical and Family History of the
Compiled under the editorial supervision
of George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D.

1663: "This year the town (of Amesbury) bought one acre of land of Edmund Elliot for a burying ground. It was the eastern part of the ancient cemetery at Bartlett's Corner. Up to this time Golgotha had been the only burying place in town." (HEC, p. 1499.)
This land, which became the "ancient cemetery" mentioned by Joseph Merrill, is today called Union Cemetery and, near a large stone with plaque marking the site of the 1st meeting house in Amesbury. 
Family links: 
  Richard Bartlett (1580 - 1647)
  Abigail Welles Bartlet (1624 - 1687)
  Samuel Bartlett (1645 - 1732)*
  Richard Bartlett (1648 - 1724)*
  John Bartlett (1613 - 1678)*
  Richard Bartlet (1621 - 1698)
*Calculated relationship
Burying Ground of the First Settlers
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: margaret
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
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Richard Bartlet
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RIP Richard, English immigrant to Massachusetts!
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