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Hannah Gray Wilson Bartlett (1776–1808)


Hannah Gray Wilson Bartlett was a friend of Bushrod Washington.


Young Hannah Gray, a native of Boston, was part of the same social circle as John Quincy Adams and Thomas Boylston Adams. In 1793 she married fifty-one-year-old James Wilson. Gray moved to Philadelphia and bore Wilson one son, who did not reach adulthood. In 1802 she wed Thomas Bartlett (1767–1856). Gray died on 14 March 1808. 


Stephen Conrad, "Wilson, James (1742–1798)," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004). 

Aldis Everard Hibner, comp., A Genealogy of the Descendants of Joseph Bartlett of Newton, Mass. for Seven Generations (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, 1934), 144. 

"John Quincy Adams to Thomas Boylston Adams, 23 June 1793," Founders Online, National Archives, [Original source: The Adams Papers, Adams Family Correspondence, vol. 9, January 1790 – December 1793, ed. C. James Taylor, Margaret A. Hogan, Karen N. Barzilay, Gregg L. Lint, Hobson Woodward, Mary T. Claffey, Robert F. Karachuk, and Sara B. Sikes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009, pp. 438–439.]

Hannah Gray Wilson Bartlett at Find a Grave.

Hannah Gray at FamilySearch.