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George Bartlett

Also Known As: "Lt. George Bartlett"
Birthplace: Cranbrook, Kent, England
Death: August 2, 1669
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham? Bartlett and Mary Bartlett
Husband of Mary Bartlett
Father of Elizabeth Fowler; Mary Stone; John Bartlett; John Bartlett; Hannah Bishop and 3 others
Brother of John Bartlett, of Windsor

Occupation: Lieutenent
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About Deacon George Bartlett

George Bartlett was born before in England and died in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT on 2 Aug 1669; he was 39. Buried on 3 Aug 1669 in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT.

Parents: perhaps Abraham Bartlett. Born in England. Abraham died in CT. [1]

Note: Have found him listed as the son of Robert Bartlett, who's wife's father came over on the Mayflower, but this appears to be wishful thinking. [2]

Guilford, CT c.1641. Branford, CT c.1649.


  1. On 14 Sep 1650 , in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT when George was 20, to Mary Cruttenden (1632-1669), daughter of Abraham Cruttenden (1610-1682) and Mary Hickson.

They had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth (1652-1742)
  2. Mary (1654-1724)
  3. John (1656-1669)
  4. Hannah (1658-1753)
  5. Deborah (1660-1692)
  6. Daniel (1665-1747)
  7. Abraham (1667-1731)


GEORGE BARTLETT was one of the original planters of Guilford, being made freeman in the first list, May 22, 1648. George Bartlett and his son Daniel were among the early settlers of Cohabit (North Guilford). He was chosen deacon of the First Congregational Church, June 1665, when the church was organized. In 1661 he was chosen Deputy Governor, continuing in the office until the union with Connecticut in 1664, when he was re-elected for the next two years, until January 30, 1666, when the County Court for New Haven was organized.

George Bartlett is called "a man of education." Was made town clerk from 1662 to 1668, chosen "June 23, 1665, with others to auditate the books of account, belonging to the town and Ministers Booke of accounts, and the accounts about the mill." Also on June 9, 1651, "chosen to succeed brother Jones in the Marshall's place, when Providence shall remove him." [Smith's Hist. Guilford, pp. 13, 25, 30, 105, 110, 119, 154, 156, 182]

In 1654 an expedition against the Dutch was proposed by the United Colonies; 133 men was New Haven's proportion, of which Guilford was to furnish seventeen men and Sergeant George Bartlett was to command them. [Steiner's Hist. Guilford and Madison, p. 136].

On July 6, 1665, George Bartlett was elected as Lieutenant and Samuel Kitchel, Ensign ; William Seward, Captain.



  • [1] Hesselberth
  • [2] Cotton / Raughley


Not a child of Mary Warren & Robert Bartlett, see

Not the father of Mary Doud Bartlett of Kenelsworth/Killingworth b. abt 1664, who married as his second wife, John Doud.

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Deacon George Bartlett's Timeline

Cranbrook, Kent, England
March 16, 1653
Age 29
Guilford, New Haven Colony
February 1, 1654
Age 30
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Age 32
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
August 15, 1659
Age 35
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
November 5, 1659
Age 35
Guilford, New Haven Colony
Age 36
Guilford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
December 14, 1665
Age 41
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
February 19, 1667
Age 43
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA