When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
In Professor S. Bartlett of the Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois made a trip to Stopham, England to visit the old world family seat of the Bartlett family.
There he met and talked with Col. They fought at the Battle of Hastings in and both are listed on the Battle Abbey Roll of participants. These lands had formerly been owned by a Saxon family by the name of Ford. There is speculation that Adam Barttelot was a 7th generation descendant of Prince Berthelot, a nephew of Charlemagne.
Walter Barttelot who represented the 21st generation. He captured the castle of Fontenay in France for which Edward the Black Prince gave him a castle for his crest. In the eleventh generation of Barttelots the lineage identifies an Edmund Barttelot of Stopham and Ernly who died inthree years after the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
While this English connection to the American Bartlett families is contested by some, the evidence seems clear. A third son, Thomas, has the same name in the Stopham records as the Thomas who settled in Watertown at about the same time.
Richard was an elder in the church, and brought the Breeches Bible with him inscribed with the birth dates of his family members. He married Joanne —- in Stopham and she died in Newbury. He died at Newbury in when he was 77 years old. Richard Bartlett the third of the namethe son of Richard Bartlett, Jr.
He married Hannah Emery of Newbury on November 18, Stephen Bartlett, the father of Josiah Bartlett, was born on April 21,the eighth of ten children. He built a large house a short distance above Amesbury Ferry, where he reared a family of seven children including young Josiah Bartlett.
Hannah Webster was the great-granddaughter of John Webster, who came from Ipswich, England, and who was admitted as a freeman at Boston on March 4, He moved to Ipswich, Massachusetts in and worked as a baker.
There he married Mary Shatswell, whose home occupied the lot adjoining his.
The family subsequently moved to Newbury where John Webster died in His widow remarried and lived until Josiah Bartlett, the future signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born on November 21, at Amesbury, Massachusetts, the youngest child of Stephen and Hannah Webster Bartlett.
Josiah grew up in Amesbury, received some formal education from the Amesbury schoolmaster, and acquired knowledge of Greek and Latin under the tutelage of a relative, Reverend Doctor John Webster.
When he was sixteen Bartlett began the study of medicine in the office of Dr. Ordway was a practical man with little scientific background, but he provided young Bartlett with instruction in basic practice. Young Josiah consulted the libraries of Dr.
Ordway and neighboring towns to supplement his medical knowledge, but since medical books were hard to come by Bartlett also developed a fondness for books on history and mathematics.
Inat the age of 21, he moved ten miles north to Kingston, New Hampshire and began to practice medicine. At first, Bartlett boarded with the Rev. Joseph Seccombe, a gentleman of considerable liberality of mind and the possessor of a valuable library.
Here Bartlett found an ample opportunity for improvement, both from his conversations with Rev.
His expertise and concern for his patients helped Bartlett become a popular and prosperous country doctor. Early on, inwhen confronted with a life threatening fever, Bartlett treated himself against the express wishes of his attending physician Dr.
Ordway with repeat dosages of cooling cider and soon recovered. He gained recognition several years later during an outbreak of diphtheria then known as throat distemper which killed people in Kingston.Free Online Textbooks.
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So why do we celebrate July 4th as Independence Day? We do because of a little thing called the Declaration of Independence. The document was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4th. The first draft of the declaration was written by Thomas Jefferson, who gave it to John Adams and Benjamin Franklin for editing.
The sad reality is that for the large majority of former colonies independence was followed either immediately or within a few years by despotism.