Levi Bartlett's book on the Bartletts, 1876, pg. 85, quotes a ltr from a Mrs. Betsey (Shipman) Gates, 1874, from Marietta, OH.She says she is a Bartlett, desc. of William who lived in Marblehead, and whose wife was Mary.Their son was William Bartlett, Jr., who md. Anna Ober, 1740.He lived in Beverly; was a Capt. in the French war, 1759, and d. at Quebec that year.Their son was William Bartlett, who md. Joanna Herrick, 1761; first lived at Beverly; afterwards removed to Emmetsburgh, PA; d. Dec. 30, 1794.Their son, Henry Bartlett, md. Betsey Corey, 1792.They were among the early settlers of Ohio, living in the stockade at Marietta during the Indian war.He died at Athens, OH, in 1850.Their oldest daughter, Joanna H. Bartlett, m. Charles Shipman in 1814, d. at Marietta in 1870.Mrs. Betsey (Shipman) Gates is their daughter.