Christopher BARTLETT

Male 1624 - 1670  (46 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Christopher BARTLETT was born 25 Feb 1623/4 (son of Richard BARTLETT); died 15 Mar 1669/70, Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1657, Bartlett's Cove
    • Will: Between 14 Mar 1669 and 1670

    Christopher married Mary ? 17 Apr 1645, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA. Mary died 24 Dec 1660, Newbury, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    1. Jonathan BARTLETT was born 05 Jul 1657, Newbury, Massachusetts; died 07 Dec 1659, Newbury, Massachusetts.
    2. Mary BARTLETT was born 15 Oct 1647, Newbury, Massachusetts.
    3. Martha BARTLETT was born 07 Mar 1653; died 08 Sep 1718, Amesbury, Massachusetts.
    4. Christopher BARTLETT was born 11 Jun 1655, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 14 Apr 1711, Haverhill, Massachusetts.
    5. Anne BARTLETT was born 28 Sep 1650, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 1712, Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

    Christopher married Mary HOYT 1660. Mary was born Between 20 Feb 1645 and 1646, Salisbury, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    1. Francis BARTLETT was born Bef 1667, Newbury, Massachusetts.
    2. John BARTLETT was born 13 Sep 1665, Newbury, Massachusetts; died 28 Dec 1665, Newbury, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard BARTLETT was born Abt 1575, England; died 25 May 1647, Newbury, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Cordwainer
    • Religion: Elder of the church of Newbury
    • Immigration: 1635, Came to Newbury, Massachusetts
    • Death: 20 May 1647, Newbury, Massachusetts
    • Will Proved: 28 Sep 1647


    Excerpt from "A genealogical History of the Clark and Worth Families": The name is Anglo-Norman; the nickname Bartle, (son of Bartholomew) plus diminutive-ot and -et is seen in old English records: Bartelot, county Bedford in 1273; Thomas Bartlet, Yorkshire in 1379; and Robert Bartlet, county Dorset in 1578. Newbury was the first livestock-raising settlement in the province,colonied largely by immigrants from Wiltshire, England. A party of colonists from Wiltshire came to Ipswich, Mass, March 24, 1634, with the Rev. thomas Parker on the ship Mary and John. In 1635 they moved on to colonize Newbury.

    Richard came to Newbury in 1635, very likely in the company of Rev. Parker from Wiltshire. Richard Bartlett brought his children, and judging from their birth dates, he was probable married twice in Entgland. His son John's name appears on the passenger list of the Mary and John. They bought land at what ever since has been called Bartlett's Cove near Chain Bridge and opposite Amesbury Ferry, and records show that they were men of education, ability and influence. Richart Sr. brought from England a rare Breecher Bible he had purchased in 1612, as well as other books. This edition of the Bible contained the Book of Common Prayer, a Concordance, and Psalms set to music. According to tradition, the Bartletts were a music-loving family.

    Excerpt from "Family Records of Branches of the Hanaford, Thompson, Huckins, Prescott, Smith, Neal, etc": The ancestors of the Bartletts came from Normandy, with William the Conqueror, and fought the battle of Hastings. Stopham, England, is the ancestral seat of the family. the Bartletts were among the Wiltshire Colony that came over on the Mary and Joh, March 24, 1633, and settled at Newbury, Mass,; among this colony was Richard Bartlett and family.

    1. Joanna BARTLETT was born 29 Jan 1610, England; died 28 Jun 1653, Newbury, Massachusetts.
    2. John BARTLETT was born 09 Nov 1613, England; died 05 Feb 1678/9, Newbury, Massachusetts.
    3. Thomas BARTLETT was born 22 Jan 1615, England; died , England.
    4. Richard BARTLETT was born 31 Oct 1621, England; died 1698.
    5. 1. Christopher BARTLETT was born 25 Feb 1623/4; died 15 Mar 1669/70, Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
    6. Anne BARTLETT was born 26 Feb 1625, Newbury, Massachusetts; died Bef 1647.