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Bartow, Polk County, Florida

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  • Russell Van Mathews (1942 - 2017)
    Update (CLM) 10/3/2020: Find A Grave 192969524 LAKE WALES - Van Mathews of Lake Wales, Florida passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 14, 1942 in Eloise, Florida t...
  • Orren Wilbert Zuercher (1920 - 2004)
    Orren W. Zuercher, 84, of Lakeland, FL, died Friday, October 29, 2004 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was born in Kidron on August 26, 1920 to the late Isaac and Emma (...
  • Fannie Seward (1855 - 1859)
    Update 11/3/2018(CLM): Died in Childhood and may have been one of the first settlers born in Polk County,Florida. Find A Grave
  • Alice Seward (1849 - 1852)
    Update 11/1/2018(CLM): Died in Childhood Find A Grave 25548064
  • Mary Isabel Lewis (1936 - 2006)

This project is for those who were born,lived, and died in Bartow,Polk County, Florida.

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The city, originally named Fort Blount, in 1851, was renamed for Col. Francis Stebbins Bartow. It is the county seat of Polk County