Biography of Rufus Bartlett

Bartlett, Rufus, p. o. Le Roy, was born in New Hampshire, May 15. 1824. a son of Jonas and Edec (Robertson) Bartlett. His mother died in 1840 and his father in 1874. Mr. Bartlett was brought up on a farm, educated in the common schools, and in 1848 married Sarah B. Hood of Massachusetts; their children are Isabella G., Edward R., Charles L. and Grace E. In 1853 Mr. Bartlett went to Geneseo to superintend the Big Tree farm for James S. Wadsworth, where he remained six years, removing to Illinois, where he resided until the fall of 1864, when he came to Le Roy and engaged in the milling business. Mr. Bartlett has been trustee of the village, was poormaster eight years, and assessor seven years. He is one of Le Roy's representative business men, of sound integrity, and a man of more than ordinary influence in the development and progress of his town.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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