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Benjamin Bartlett

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: circa August 28, 1691 (54-62)
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Bartlett, of Plymouth Colony and Mary Bartlett
Husband of Susanna Bartlett; Sarah Bartlett and Cecilia Bartlett
Father of Priscilla Bartlett; Samuel Bartlett; Benjamin Bartlett, Jr.; Rebecca Sampson; Sarah Bartlett and 2 others
Brother of Mary Mowry; Rebecca Harlow; Sarah Rider; Elizabeth Sprague; Joseph Bartlett, Sr. and 3 others

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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

June 6, 1633
Plymouth, Massachusetts
June 27, 1658
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
June 27, 1658
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth , Massachusetts
Age 24
Age 30
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
February 20, 1667
Age 33
August 1670
Age 37
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
May 1674
Age 40
Duxbury, Plymouth County, MA, USA