Richard was born in Wiltshire, Sussex, England; the original spelling of his surname was BARTELLOT. The ancestral seat of the Bartellots is Stopham, England.
|BARTLETT coat of arms at St. Mary the Virgin parish church in Stopham, England. |
Photo courtesy of 8th cousin Cheryle.
Richard and his family may have come over on the Mary and John in 1633, and settled in Newbury, Massachusetts. Richard was a shoemaker, and he died on 25 May 1647.
|Grave of Richard BARTLETT I (1580-1647), First Settlers Burying Ground, Newbury, MA|
Richard BARTLETT I (1580-1647 m. Joan UNKNOWN)
Richard BARTLETT II (1621-1698) m. Abigail UNKNOWN
Samuel BARTLETT I (1645/6-1732) m. Elizabeth TITCOMB
Samuel BARTLETT II (1676-1753) m. Abigail WELLS
David BARTLETT (b. 1713) m. Priscilla HOLGATE
Priscilla BARTLETT (1756-1832) m. John DAVIS
Priscilla DAVIS (1798-1828) m. William FITTS
Sophia Haskell FITTS (1823-1880) m. Isaiah PURINTON
Mary Olivia PURINTON (1851-1898) m. George Bailey PALMER
Frank Bailey PALMER (1888-1958) m. Bessie Maud WINSLOW
Dorothy Elizabeth PALMER (1918-1984) m. Henry Richard HOWES
S. HOWES (1937-1999) m. my father
Me (b. 1974)