Benjamin Bartlett (1633 - 1691) MP

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Place of Burial: Duxbury, MA, USA
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Managed by: Christopher Lee Empey
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About Benjamin Bartlett

Benjamin, born1638, settled in Duxbury where he was one of the most prominent citizens. He was chosen constable for 1662. "This was an office of high trust and responsibility, and none were elected to it but men of good standing." In 1666-7 Christopher Wadsworth, Josiah Standish, and Benjamin Bartlett were selectmen. Ben Bartlett was on the board of selectmen for 18 years. He was the chairman from 1690-91. He was the representative to the General Court in 1685.

He was married in 1656 to Sarah, daughter of Love Brewster. In 1678 he married a second wife, Cecilia, who died about 1691. He also died in 1691, leaving a farm valued at 140 pounds, and other property amounting to 250 pounds. His will gives his Indian servants Robin & wife, 20 shillings each. He had 6 children.

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Benjamin Bartlett's Timeline

1633
June 6, 1633
Plymouth, Massachusetts
1654
1654
Age 20
Prob. Plymouth, Mass
1656
1656
Age 22
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1658
June 27, 1658
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
June 27, 1658
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth , Massachusetts
1658
Age 24
1664
1664
Age 30
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1667
February 20, 1667
Age 33
Duxbury,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1670
August 1670
Age 37
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1670
Age 36
Duxbury Plymouth County Massachusetts