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  • ID: I492197
  • Name: Josiah BARTLETT
  • RELA: 7th cousin 10x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 NOV 1729 in Amesbury, Essex Co., MA
  • Event: Fact 1776 Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Event: Elected Governor of New Hampshire BET 5 JUN 1790 AND 5 JUN 1794
  • Death: 19 MAY 1795 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
  • Title: Gov.
  • Event: Pic Gov. Josiah Bartlett
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    BARTLETT, Josiah, (father of Josiah Bartlett, Jr.), a Delegate from New Hampshire; born in Amesbury, Mass., November 21, 1729; attended the public schools; studied medicine, and commenced practice in Kingston, N.H., in 1750; was medical agent to Gen. John Stark at Bennington; member of the colonial legislature of New Hampshire 1765-1775; Member of the Continental Congress in 1775, 1776 and 1778; signer of the Articles of Confederation and second signer of the Declaration of Independence; chief justice of the court of common pleas in 1778; became justice of the superior court in 1784 and chief justice in 1788; member of the convention which framed the Federal Constitution in 1787; in 1789 was elected to the United States Senate from New Hampshire, but declined, and at the same time resigned as chief justice; Governor of the State of New Hampshire 1790-1794; member of the constitutional convention of 1792 which changed the title from president to that of Governor; retired in 1794; died in Kingston, N.H., May 19, 1795; interment in the Plains Cemetery, in rear of the Universalist Church.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Stephen BARTLETT b: 21 APR 1691 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA
    Mother: Hannah WEBSTER b: 5 OCT 1692 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Mary BARTLETT b: 27 DEC 1730 in Amesbury, Essex Co., MA
    • Married: 15 JAN 1754 in Newton, Middlesex Co., MA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary BARTLETT b: 28 DEC 1754 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    2. Has No Children Lois BARTLETT b: 2 JUN 1756 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    3. Has No Children Miriam BARTLETT b: 19 JUN 1758 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    4. Has No Children Rhoda BARTLETT b: 22 MAY 1759 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    5. Has No Children Hannah BARTLETT b: 31 AUG 1762 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    6. Has No Children Levi BARTLETT b: 3 SEP 1763 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    7. Has No Children Josiah BARTLETT b: 20 AUG 1765 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    8. Has No Children Josiah BARTLETT , Jr. b: 29 AUG 1768 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    9. Has Children Ezra BARTLETT b: 13 SEP 1770 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    10. Has No Children Sarah BARTLETT b: 29 JUL 1773 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH
    11. Has No Children Hannah BARTLETT b: 13 DEC 1776 in Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH

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