Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795

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Dates:
Birth 1729-11-21
Death 1795-05-19

Biographical notes:

Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795) physician, jurist, and delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from, and governor of, New Hampshire; his sons Levi (1763-1828) and Ezra (1770-1848), physicians and jurists, and Josiah (1768-1838), physician and member of Congress; Ezra's son Josiah (1803-1853), physician; and other family members.

From the description of Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931 (bulk 1800-1890). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979979

Physician, delegate to the Continental Congress, public official, and jurist from New Hampshire.

From the description of Josiah Bartlett collection, 1743-1795. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069311

Declaration of Independence signer from New Hampshire.

From the description of Letter to unidentified "Gentlemen" and portrait, 1776 January 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225668

American physician, Revolutionary patriot, chief justice and governor of N.H.

From the guide to the Josiah Bartlett letters and miscellany, 1783, 1787, 1795, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Bartlett was a politician and physician in Kingston, New Hampshire. He was a member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, chief justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court, and governor of New Hampshire.

From the description of Papers, 1743-1795. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122406245

Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress and governor of New Hampshire; physician, militia officer, and jurist.

From the description of Papers of Josiah Bartlett, 1774-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067951

At this time, Josiah Bartlett was serving as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. John Scribner was the attorney acting on behalf of Joshua Abbot of Poplin, New Hampshire, where Bartlett is a justice.

From the description of Legal document, 1784 December 10-14. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866468

Biographical Notes

Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795)

  • 1729, Nov. 21: Born, Amesbury, Mass.
  • 1750: Moved to Kingston, N.H.; began to practice medicine
  • 1750, circa: Married Mary Barton
  • 1775 - 1779 : Member, Continental Congress
  • 1776: Signed Declaration of Independence
  • 1782 - 1788 : Justice, Superior Court, New Hampshire
  • 1788: Chairman, New Hampshire state convention to ratify the United States Constitution
  • 1790 - 1792 : President of New Hampshire
  • 1791: First president, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1793: Governor of New Hampshire
  • 1795, May 19: Died, Kingston, N.H.

Levi Bartlett (1763-1828)

  • 1763: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1778: Attended Dummer School, Dummer, N.H.
  • 1791 - 1819 : Practiced medicine
  • 1791: Joined New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1800 - 1806 : Secretary, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1804: Presidential elector
  • 1816 - 1820 : Judge of Circuit Court
  • 1828: Died, Kingston, N.H.

Josiah Bartlett (1768-1838)

  • 1768, Aug. 29: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1789: Moved to Stratham, N.H.
  • 1792: Married E. Wingate
  • 1789 - 1829 : Practiced medicine
  • 1799: Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1809 - 1810 : State senator, New Hampshire
  • 1811 - 1813 : Member, United States Congress
  • 1812: Married Hannah Weeks
  • 1815: President, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1816 - 1817 : Treasurer, Rockingham County, N.H.
  • 1824: President, New Hampshire state senate
  • 1838, Apr. 16: Died, Stratham, N.H.

Ezra Bartlett (1770-1848)

  • 1770: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1794: Received medical certificate
  • 1794 - circa 1838 : Practiced medicine
  • 1798: Moved to Warren, N.H.
  • 1799: Married Hannah Gale
  • 1800 - 1823 : Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1806: State senator, New Hampshire
  • 1812: Moved to Haverhill, N.H.
  • 1816: Judge, circuit court
  • 1820: Chief justice, Court of Sessions
  • 1822 - 1824 : Member, Governor's Council
  • 1820 - 1828 : Presidential elector
  • 1848: Died, Haverhill, N.H.

Josiah Bartlett (1803-1853)

  • 1803, May 3: Born, Warren, N.H.
  • 1812: Moved with family to Haverhill, N.H.
  • 1824: M.D., Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. Moved to Stratham, N.H.
  • 1824 - 1853 : Practiced medicine, Stratham, N.H.
  • 1824 - 1853 : Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1827: Married Hannah E. W. Thompson
  • 1853: Died, Norwalk, Conn.

From the guide to the Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931, (bulk 1800-1890), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • New Hampshire--Politics and government
  • Retail Trade
  • Bennington, Battle of, N.Y., 1777
  • Seminole Indians--Wars
  • Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
  • Medicine--Practice
  • Medicine--Practice--New England
  • Slavery--United States
  • Slavery
  • Canadian invasion, 1775-1776
  • Missouri compromise
  • Depressions--1836-1837
  • Indians of North America--Wars--1790-1794
  • Shipbuilding

Occupations:

  • Physicians
  • Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--New Hampshire
  • Jurists
  • Governors--New Hampshire
  • Militia officers
  • Politicians

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  • New Hampshire--Kingston (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Kingston (N.H.) (as recorded)
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  • New England (as recorded)