I am desperately searching for info on my Bartlett ancestors. My gggg-grandfather was ELIAS LYMAN BARTLETT. He had 4 brothers, that I know of: RUFUS BARTLETT, NATHANIAL BARTLETT, JAMES BARTLETT, and JONAS BARTLETT JR. I have alot of descendant info, but no ancestral info.
In 1850 census, Elias and his wife, RACHEL A. CONKLIN, were living in Oswego (Kendall County), Illinois. From there they moved to Morris (Grundy County), Illinois, to Chicago (Cook County), Illinois. They both died in East Chicago (either IL or IN) in 1890. Elias was born February 19, 1821 in New Hampshire. The children of Elias & Rachel were: NAPOLEON B. BARTLETT, JOHN MILTON BARTLETT, FRANCIS "FRANK" E. BARTLETT, LEROY BARTLETT, ARABELLE BARTLETT, JESSIE FREMONT BARTLETT (who was a famous opera singer. She married William James Davis), JOSEPHINE BARTLETT, LINCOLN BARTLETT, STELLA M. BARTLETT, and possibly a SHERMAN BARTLETT.
In 1850 census, RUFUS BARTLETT, his wife SARAH (maiden name unknown), and his brother JONAS BARTLETT JR. were living in LeRoy (Genesee County), New York. In the same town was an older JONAS BARTLETT, married to SUSAN (maiden name unknown), whom I'm assuming were the boys' parents. After 1850 census, Rufus and Jonas Jr. moved to Grundy County, Illinois. Jonas Jr. was born in Chesterfield (Cheshire County), New Hampshire. In 1820 census in Chesterfield, I found Jonas Sr. Living 2 doors away from him on both sides of him were a ZADOCK BARTLETT and LOTAN BARTLETT. Being that close to each other, I would assume all 3 men are related somehow, but I have yet to find a connection between Jonas and the other 2 men.
If anyone knows of this line, has any info they'd like to exchange (as I've said, I have descendant info), PLEASE contact me. I would like to know more about Jonas & Susan, their sons (and I wonder if they had any daughters), and where exactly they came from before Chesterfield, New Hampshire. Thank you!:-)