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 Theodosius Bartow

Theodosius Bartow

Birth
Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 5 Oct 1746 (aged 34)
Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Plot In the chancel a immence grey stone tablet marks the grave and commemorates the virtues of one Theodosius Bartow. Inscriptions In Christ Church, Shrewsbury, New Jersey.— These stones were placed in the floor of the church at the time it was built in 1769, the graves being under the church. During repairs made in the autumn of 1893 the large stones were moved a few inches to the centre of the aisle and a small one which was under the pews was placed in the platform of the chancel, and all were framed in oak. Here lyeth the Body of [south Aisle.] Theodosius Bartow Who departed this life the 5th of Octr 1746 Aged 34 Years 7 Months & 9 Days
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Theodosius Bartow, son of Rev, John Bartow, was born at Westchester, February 26, 1712 ; his father bequeathed him 500 acres of land in Monmouth County, N. J., and all the surrounding meadow, together with all his tract of land called the Indian Purchase, etc., also a gold ring. He removed to New Jersey, and settled in Shrewsbury, where he practised law. He married Ann Stillwell, by whom he had an only child, a posthumous daughter, who was named Theodosia. His widow married Pierre de Vismes, and had Peter and Philippe and some daughters. Of this family was Emily de Visme who married Gen. Sir Henry Murray, K. C. B., son of the Earl of Mansfield.

Mr. Bartow died at Shrewsbury, October 5, 1746, and was buried, October 8, in Christ Church, Shrewsbury, of which parish he had been an active member. On a slab in the aisle of the church is the following inscription, obtained by Edgar J. Bartow :

Here lyeth the body of Theodosius Bartow, who departed this life the 5th of October, 1746, aged 34 years, 7 months, 9 days.

Issue of Theodosius Bartow and Ann his wife : Theodosia Bartow, only child, born 1746, of whom in the 5th generation.

Bartow genealogy : containing every one of the name of Bartow descended from Doctor Thomas Bartow who was living at Crediton in England, A.D. 1672 : with references to the books where any of the name is mentioned (1878)
Author: Bartow, Evelyn P. (Evelyn Pierrepont), 1846?-1902


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  • Created by: yorkies1
  • Added: 9 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46474035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theodosius Bartow (26 Feb 1712–5 Oct 1746), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46474035, citing Christ Churchyard, Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by yorkies1 (contributor 47126442) .