Sunday, July 8, 2012


Birth: March 2, 1691
Death: October 18, 1778
Husband of Sarah (Wheeler) Hartwell. Previously married to Elizabeth (Brown) Hartwell. They married at Concord, Massachusetts on September 22, 1713. Son of John Hartwell and Priscilla Wright. Grandson of William Hartwell 1613-1689, first in America to Concord, Massachusetts and Susan Jazan Fletcher Hartwell.
Spouses: Sarah Wheeler Hartwell (1697-1748) Elizabeth Brown Hartwell (1692-1717)Inscription:In Memory of Lieut Jonathan Hartwell who departed this Life Octr 18th 1778: Aged 86 years,7 months & 16days.
Burial: Old Burying Ground, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
found on - Find A Grave Memorial# 16532412
[Ancestral Link: Marguerite Anderson (Miller), daughter of Hannah Anderson (Anderson), daughter of Mary Margaret Edmiston (Anderson), daughter of Martha Jane Snow (Edmiston), daughter of Sarah Sawyer Hastings (Snow), daugther of Jonathan Hastings, son of Mary Hartwell (Hastings), daugther of Jonathan Hartwell.]

1636 Hartwell Homestead " He who loves an old house will never love in vain; For how can any old house Used to sun and rain To lilac and to Larkspur And arching trees above, Fail to give its answer To the heart that gives it's love."

Old Burying Ground, King Street at Littleton Common, Littleton, Massachusetts

Old Burying Ground, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Jonathan's grave is to the mid-distance to the left; his son Jonathan's is foreground left, and his wife Sarah's is foreground right.

In Memory of Lieut Jonathan Hartwell, who departed this life Oct 18th 1778 Aged 86 years 7 months & 16 days

Jonathan Hartwell Tavern

Jonathan Hartwell was a brick layer.

Handbook of Hartwell Genealogy, 1636-1887, pg. 3Jonathan was a bricklayer, removed to Chelmsford, settling in 1721, on the Asaph B. Cutter farm, in what was later cut off as Westford, and finally Littleton, where he died. He was lieutenant of militia, so denoted in the Littleton records to distinguish himj from his cousin, Mr. Johnathan Hartwell b. 1686, an earlier settler in that town.
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grave stone, Lieut Jonathan Hartwell
Old Burying Ground, Littleton, MA

In Memory of

Lieut Jonathan Hartwell

Who Departed This Life

Oct 18 1778

Aged 86 Years

7 Months & 16

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