Levi Bartlett (1763 - 1828)

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Birthplace: Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
Death: Died in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
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About Levi Bartlett


PARENTS: Josiah Bartlett (Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Mary (Bartlett) Bartlett, his wife.

1st WIFE: Sarah Hook, married November 6, 1791 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH. She died February 17, 1793

2nd WIFE: Abigail Stevens, married April 18, 1807 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., NH


1. Luella Juliette Bartlett 2. Junia Luella Bartlett 3. Levi Steven Bartlett

Dr. Levi Bartlett was the eldest son of Gov. Josiah Bartlett, and was born Sept. 3, 1763. He received his preparatory education at the then celebrated "Dummer School" in Newbury, Mass., and after studying the science of medicine one year with his father, he completed his professional course with Dr. Thomas Kittredge of Andover, Mass., a distinguished physician.

Soon after, he established himself in Kingston, N. H., where his father had been located, and who was giving up his professional business to younger and more vigorous practitioners.

Here, and in the adjoining towns, he soon acquired an extensive practice, and was frequently called many miles from home in consultation. He was a skilful and successful surgeon, and performed many important operations.

Dr. Bartlett filled many stations of trust. He was a Justice of the Peace and Quorum throughout the state, Colonel in the militia, and Post Master for many years. He frequently represented Kingston in the Legislature, and for several years was a member of the Council, and Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas. But being of a studious and metaphysical turn, he preferred the quiet pleasures of private life to the care and turmoil of the political arena.

He was married, Nov. 6, 1791, to Sally Hook, who died of consumption, February, 1793. He married the second time, Abigail Stevens, April 18, 1807.

He was kind and obliging in his disposition, generous and humane to the needy, and honorable and just in all his business relations.

For several years, he suffered from paralysis, and was, consequently, unable to transact business or enjoy life. His earthly career terminated Jan. 30, 1828, at the age of 65, leaving a widow and three children--two daughters and one son.

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September 3, 1763
Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
Age 43
January 30, 1828
Age 64
Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
Plains Cemetery, Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA