Major General Joseph Joseph Bartholomew, Sr.

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Major General Joseph Joseph Bartholomew, Sr.

Also Known As: "Barthalomew"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
Death: November 03, 1840 (74)
Clarksville, McLean, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Clarksville, McLean, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Bartholomew, Jr.; Daniel Bartholomew, Jr.; Elizabeth Catharine Bartholomew, Syne and Elizabeth Catherine Seyn (Sine)
Husband of Elizabeth Bartholomew and Christiana Bartholomew
Father of George McNaught Bartholomew; Nancy Bradley; Joseph Bartholomew; Angela Merryman; Lucinda Bartholomew and 16 others
Half brother of John Bartholomew; Caty Bartholomew and Sarah Pickenpaugh

Occupation: U.S. Army Major General during the Revolutionary War and also served in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk Indian War
Managed by: Thomas Walker Hudspeth
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About Major General Joseph Joseph Bartholomew, Sr.

United States Army Major General. Born in New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War he served as a scout on patrols against marauding Indians. After the war, he was engaged in surveying the territory that would become the state of Indiana. In Indiana, he was a farmer and was active in the local militia. He was commissioned a Colonel in the Clark County militia in 1811 and for his leadership during the Battle of Tippecanoe, was promoted to Brigadier General. During the War of 1812, he fought in the White River Campaign and was commissioned as Major General, the highest rank at that time. He served as Major General of the Indiana militia until 1822 and after his military service he became involved in politics. He served on the Indiana General Assembly in 1818 and was elected the Indiana Senate in 1820. He also served on the state board of commissioners for land deeds until he retired in 1825. In 1831, he re-settled in the Illinois territory and participated in the Black Hawk War of 1832. He died at age 74 in McLean County, Illinois.

Biography by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

SOURCE: Find A Grave.com


"United States Army Major General. Born in New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War he served as a scout on patrols against marauding Indians. After the war, he was engaged in surveying the territory that would become the state of Indiana. In Indiana, he was a farmer and was active in the local militia. He was commissioned a Colonel in the Clark County militia in 1811 and for his leadership during the Battle of Tippecanoe, was promoted to Brigadier General. During the War of 1812, he fought in the White River Campaign and was commissioned as Major General, the highest rank at that time. He served as Major General of the Indiana militia until 1822 and after his military service he became involved in politics. He served on the Indiana General Assembly in 1818 and was elected the Indiana Senate in 1820. He also served on the state board of commissioners for land deeds until he retired in 1825. In 1831, he re-settled in the Illinois territory and participated in the Black Hawk War of 1832. He died at age 74 in McLean County, Illinois." at findagrave, where there is a portrait > https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12585/joseph-bartholomew

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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Major General Joseph Joseph Bartholomew, Sr.'s Timeline

1766
March 15, 1766
Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
1788
September 26, 1788
Age 22
Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Sjedinjene Države
1790
1790
Age 23
Near Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
1791
November 21, 1791
Age 25
Near Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
1792
1792
Age 25
Near Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
1795
1795
Age 28
Near Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
1800
July 20, 1800
Age 34
Near Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
1803
October 27, 1803
Age 37
Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, USA
1805
1805
Age 38
Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, USA