Gov Josiah Bartlett was born 21 November 1729 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Stephen Bartlett (1691-1773) and Hannah Mary Webster (1692-1768) and died 19 May 1795 Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Bartlett (1730-1789) 15 January 1754 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Gov. Josiah Bartlett was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and Governor of the state.

Marriage and Family

Josiah married his cousin, Mary Bartlett. They had 10 children:

  1. Mary Bartlett (1754-1826)
  2. Lois Bartlett (1756-1798)
  3. Miriam Bartlett (1758-1785)
  4. Rhoda Bartlett (1760-1794)
  5. Hannah Bartlett (1762-1762)
  6. Levi Bartlett (1763-1828)
  7. Josiah Bartlett (1768-1838) -noted physician and politician from New Hampshire. Served in both US Congress and NH State Senate.
  8. Ezra Bartlett (1770-1848)
  9. Sarah Bartlett (1773-1847)
  10. Hannah Bartlett (1777-1777)


Offspring of Gov Josiah Bartlett and Mary Bartlett (1730-1789)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Bartlett (1754-1826)
Lois Bartlett (1756-1798)
Miriam Bartlett (1758-1785)
Rhoda Bartlett (1760-1794)
Hannah Bartlett (1762-1762)
Levi Bartlett (1763-1828)
Josiah Bartlett (1768-1838) 29 August 1768 Stratham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States 16 April 1838 Stratham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States Sarah Wingate (1769-1808) Sarah Wingate (1769-1808) Hannah Weeks (1778-1865)
Ezra Bartlett (1770-1848)
Sarah Bartlett (1773-1847)
Hannah Bartlett (1777-1777)




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