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Bartlett, Amos P.

Born: 1812-05-14 Salisbury, New Hampshire

Died: 1895-04-11 Peoria, Illinois

Flourished: 1854-09-28 Peoria, Illinois

Bartlett married Sarah Maria Rogers in 1836 and, by 1850, they had four children. That same year, Bartlett, who worked as a merchant in Peoria, Illinois, owned $1,000 worth of real estate. He served the Peoria public school community and acted as a fire chief in 1848 and 1855. Bartlett supported the Whig Party. By 1860, Amos Bartlett had amassed $32,000 in real estate and $28,000 in personal estate value.

U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2007); Peoria County, Illinois, U.S., Deaths 1878-1915 (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2021), 41; U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, UT: Operations, 2004); U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Peoria, Peoria County, IL, 146; The History of Peoria County Illinois (Chicago: Johnson, 1880), 485, 520; Petition of Jonathan K. Cooper and Others to Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Peoria, Peoria County, IL, 90; Gravestone, Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, IL.