Levi Bartlett

Levi Bartlett (1805 – 1879) – Levi was born on July 20, 1805 in Cumberland, RI.  He was the son of Jeremiah and Jerusha Bartlett.  He is described as a strong, active man, five feet nine inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds.  With his love for books and study, he was prepared on reaching the age of twenty, to take a country school, and for the next twelve years was a teacher most of the time.  He was a county surveyor.  In 1852 Levi was a Representative in the Legislature.  He married Maria Dickey on October 26, 1837 and they had five children.  After Maria’s death, Levi married Phebe Canfield Green, the widow of Leonard Green and the daughter of Ezekiel Canfield on November 11, 1851.  Levi and Phebe had nine children.  Levi was injured by being thrown from his buggy, his horse having been frightened.  Three day later, on May 18, 1879 he died.[1] 

[1] Daniel C. Bartlett Family, Florence Bartlett Richey, 1956

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Father*                       Jeremiah Bartlett (b. 06 Apr 1775, d. 28 Sep 1813)

Mother*                      Jerusha Dyer Jeffers (b. 08 Nov 1776, d. 20 Apr 1868)

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Note*               __ ___ ____                Levi Bartlett found in: Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850 Married:  Oct 26, 1837     in:  Washington Co., OH Spouse:  Dickey, Maria Gender:  M       The Bartletts, page 95 Was b. in Cumberland, R.I., July 20, 1805. Two months later, his parents started for Ohio, his mother carrying him on her lap on horseback most ofthe way, reaching Harmar late in October. He was a strong, active man, five feet, nine inches high, weighing about two hundred pounds. With his love for books and study, he was prepared on reaching the age of twenty, to take a country school, and for the next twelve years was a teacher most of the time. He was county surveyor, and in 1852, a Representative in the Legislature. At the time of his death, he owned, including that bought by his father in 1806, one of the finest farms in the state. He was injured by being thrown from his buggy, his horse having been frightened, and three days afterwards, May 18, 1879, he died, and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio. He m. Maria Dickey, dau. of Solomon Dickey, Oct. 26, 1837. She was b. in Harmar, Nov. 13, 1816, and d. at the Bartlett farm, April 19, 1846, and is buried by the side of her husband in Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta. She was of medium size and had a pleasant disposition. He m., second, Phebe, (dau. of Ezekiel) Canfield,Nov. 11, 1851. She was the widow of Leonard Gunn. Dr. J. C. Bartlett of Marietta, Ohio, has a complete record of the descendants of Soloman Dickey, the father, and John Dixon, the grandfather, of Maria Dickey. 1880 Census Place:   Muskingum, Washington, Ohio  Source: FHL Film 1255076  National Archives Film T9-1076     Page 325D  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Levi BARTLET Self M S W 25 OH  Occ: Farmer Fa: OH Mo: NY Asa BARTLET Brother M S W 23 OH  Occ: Farmer Fa: OH Mo: NY Ada A. BARTLET Sister F S W 20 OH  Occ: Keeping House Fa: OH Mo: NY Maud BARTLET Sister F S W 18 OH  Occ: Keeping House Fa: OH Mo: NY Jennie BARTLET Sister F S W 15 OH  Occ: At Home Fa: OH Mo: NY Nettie BARTLET Sister F S W 14 OH  Occ: At Home Fa: OH Mo: NY Frank BARTLET Brother M S W 12 OH  Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: NY Ida PETTIT Other F S W 27 IL  Occ: Music Teacher Fa: VA Mo: OH John SWARTZ Other M S W 22 OH  Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GERMANY Mo: GERMANY.

Birth*               20 Jul 1805                Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island.

Marriage*        26 Oct 1837                Maria Dickey (b. 13 Oct 1816, d. 19 Apr 1846); Washington County, Ohio.

Son:              23 Sep 1838                Jeremiah C. Bartlett, Dr. (b. 23 Sep 1838, d. after 1910); Washington, Ohio or Marietta, Washington, Ohio.

Daughter:        11 Apr 1840                Eliza B. Bartlett (b. 11 Apr 1840, d. after 1910); Ohio:1900 and 1910 Lived in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.

Son:              29 Aug 1841                George W. Bartlett (b. 29 Aug 1841, d. 04 May 1844)

Son:                21 Jul 1843                Henry C. Bartlett (b. 21 Jul 1843,          ); Ohio: 1880 lived in Georgetown, Clear Creek, Colorado.

Son:                19 Apr 1846                William Bartlett (b. 19 Apr 1846, d. after 1900); Ohio..Resided: Chillicothe, Livingston Co., Missouri.

Marriage:       11 Nov 1851                Phebe Canfield (b. circa 1824, d. before 1880); Marietta, OH.

Daughter:       28 Aug 1852                Ella Bartlett (b. 28 Aug 1852, d. ); Ohio: 1880 lived in Muskingum, Washington, Ohio.

Son:              25 Feb 1854                Daniel Canfield Bartlett (b. 25 Feb 1854, d. 16 May 1920); Marietta, OH.

Son:              19 Nov 1855                Levi Bartlett (b. 19 Nov 1855, d. 12 Mar 1919); Muskingum Township, Washington County, Ohio.

Son:              17 Sep 1857                Asa Bartlett (b. 17 Sep 1857,          ); Of Muskingum, Washington, Ohio.

Daughter:       06 Nov 1859                Ada A. Bartlett (b. 06 Nov 1859,          ); Of Washington Co., Ohio.

Daughter:       24 May 1862                Anna Maude Bartlett (b. 24 May 1862,          ); Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio.

Daughter:       22 Feb 1864                Jennie P. Bartlett (b. 22 Feb 1864, d. Nov 1892); Of Marietta, Washington, Ohio.

Daughter:       27 Feb 1866                Nettie H. Bartlett (b. 27 Feb 1866,          ); Of Washington Co., Ohio.

Son:              19 May 1868                Frank H. Bartlett (b. 19 May 1868, d. after 1910); Ohio..1900 Lived in: Muskingum Township, Washington County, Ohio.

Death*           18 May 1879                Washington County, Ohio.

Burial*             __ ___ ____                Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.

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