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John Bartholomew BIRTH 10 Sep 1845 Clarksville, McLean County, Illinois, USA DEATH 23 Sep 1914 (aged 69) Fayette, Sanpete County, Utah, USA BURIAL Fayette Cemetery Fayette, Sanpete County, Utah,

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OBITUARY - Deseret News, 24 Sept. 1914: BISHOP JOHN BARTHOLOMEW ANSWERS THE CALL OF DEATH

Bishop John Bartholomew died at his home last night. John Bartholomew was the son of Joseph and Polly Benson Bartholomew. He was born in Illinois September 10, 1845. His parents were among the early members of the Church in that state and lived near Nauvoo, where the father worked on the Temple. Bishop Bartholomew's mother joined the Church in 1832, and his father in 1841. They came to Utah in 1852 and located first in Springville. In 1861 they went to Fayette. In July 1877, John Bartholomew was set apart by President Brigham Young as Bishop of Fayette Ward at the time of the organization of the old Sanpete Stake. He was a veteran of the Black Hawk Indian War. He is survived by his wife Eliza R. Bartholomew, and 11 children.

Parents:

 

Joseph Bartholomew 1820 - 1901

 

Polly Benson Bartholomew 1816 - 1912


Spouse:

 

Eliza Metcalf Bartholomew 1850 - 1924


Children:

 

John Edward Bartholomew 1869 - 1947

 

Roxie Ellen Bartholomew Christensen 1872- 1952

 

William Bartholomew 1874 - 1878

 

Sarah Jane Bartholomew Christensen 1876 -1966

 

Alma C Bartholomew 1878 - 1954

 

Joseph Smith Bartholomew 1880 - 1930

 

Julia Bartholomew Ercanbrack 1882 - 1961

 

Mary Elizabeth Bartholomew Stewart 1885- 1971

 

Rose Bartholomew Peterson 1887 - 1969

 

Alice Bartholomew 1889 - 1889

Henry Lee Bartholomew 1891 - 1966


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Record added: Oct 24, 2008

Find A Grave Memorial# 30818205


GEDCOM Note

John Bartholomew, Bishop, son of Joseph and Polly Benson, was born in McLean County, Illinois, Sept. 11, 1845. His parents joined the Mormon Church, among the first members, father in 1841 and mother in 1832. They lived near Nauvoo, and passed through all the church persecutions. Father helped construct the Nauvoo Temple. In 1852 they came to Utah, their teams being oxen and cows, and settled at Springville until 1861 when they started for Gunnison, but the Bartholomew and Mellor families went to Fayette. Father built the first house in Fayette in the spring of 1861. Father and John Hart in the Black Hawk Indian War, being in several engagements, and father took an active part in all the public affairs of his time. John drew up here and started for himself in farming in stockraising. He now has about 300 acres of land and 2000 sheep. In July, 1877, he was appointed Bishop of Fayette and has continued in that position, giving general satisfaction to the people. He has held numerous local offices, and is a prominent man in this section of the county. Was married in Salt Lake City, October 11, 1868, to Eliza R., of daughter of John E. and Mary Waslin, born in Yorkshire England, August 17, 1850. They have had 11 children: John E., Roxie E., Sarah J., Alma, Joseph S., Julia, Mary, Rose, and Henry, living; William and Alice, deceased.

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GEDCOM Source

Ancestral File (R) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Name: Name: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R) (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

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History-Sanpete and Emory Counties,. Utah, CALN: 979.25 H2h Name: Name: The Genealogical Society of Utah: 1898; History-Sanpete and Emory Counties, Utah, CALN: 979.25 H2h (The Genealogical Society of Utah: 1898).

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John Bartholomew's Timeline

1845
September 10, 1845
Clarksville, McLean County, Illionis, United States
1869
November 6, 1869
Age 24
Fayette, Sanpete, Ut
1872
March 30, 1872
Age 26
Fayette, Sanpete, UT, United States
1874
January 24, 1874
Age 28
Fayette, Sanpete, Ut
1876
September 8, 1876
Age 30
Fayette, Sanpete, Ut
1878
October 10, 1878
Age 33
Fayette, Sanpete, Ut
1880
September 20, 1880
Age 35
Fayette, Sanpete, Utah
1882
November 6, 1882
Age 37
Fayette, Sanpete County, Utah, United States
1885
June 24, 1885
Age 39
Fayette, Sanpete, Ut