my Grandfather Henry Benjamin Bartlett was an orphan sent on the Orphan Train, supposedly from Trenton, New Jersey (date unknown) and ended up in Nodaway County, Missouri. Henry's Father and mother were supposedly: HIRAM (IRA) BARTLETT and Sarah CARTER They had approximately seven children, all probably born in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.All were supposedly sent on the Orphan Train to midwest and "scattered about", year unknown. My grandfather was one of these children. He had a sister Cora GARRETT who lived in Pleasanton,Kansas in time period of 1930 to 1951.
HENRY BENJAMIN BARTLETT b: 7 March 1873in Trenton (Mercer County)New Jersey married:Carrie Agnes PERUE 22 Sept 1894 in Nodaway County,Missouri They divorced about 1912. Henry B Bartlett died 14 Oct 1951 in Anna, Illinois buried: Greenhill Cemetery,Laramie,Wyoming Henry Benjamin Bartlett was said to have drawn cartoons for a newspaper which would possibly be in the area of St. Joseph, Missouri. He lived in the vicinity of Nodaway County,Missouri until he married my grandmother,Carrie Agnes Perue in 1894. They traveled by wagon train from St. Joseph,Missouri to Albany County,Wyoming in a group of family members made up of Perue, Thomas, Leakey,etc. families. Henry Benjamin Bartlett's Children: (1)Orval Leroy Bartlett b:1896 in Maryville,Nodaway Co.Missouri.Died in Laramie,WY 1964. (2)Wilbur Eb:1898d:1900 (3)Edmond Everett(my Dad)b:1901 in Laramie, WY. Died 1986 in Lodi,CA. (4)Albert Dewey b:1904d:1925 in WY. (5)Henry Jr. b & d 1905 (6)Roy Herbert b:1907d: 1984 in WY Henry possibly married Sadie Turpin in Jackson County,Colorado. Henry had a son Darwin Nelson Bartlett b:19121914 in Pettis Co.MO. Darwin died in 1987 at Sedalia,MO.Darwin's mother was Bertha Crawford. Have a picture of Henry Benjamin Bartlett posted on the Bartlett Society Gen.Page. Write me and I can direct you to this picture. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. Evelyn Bartlett Flood LaraWyo@aol.com