Chapter XLII

Biographical Sketches – Richland


…manufacturer of clothing, P.O. Richlandtown. He is one of the most prominent men engaged in this line of business in the township. He was born in Bucks county in 1830, married in 1856 to Mary, daughter of John Stoneback, and had two children: John, deceased, and George. His wife died in 1859, and he was married in 1860, to Mary, daughter of John Steiner. By her he had five children: John and Margaret, deceased; and Lizzie, Amanda and Harry, living. It was as early as 1634 that four Bartholomew brothers and a sister came to America from London. Born to Andrew and Sarah (Barnger) Bartholomew, parents of our subject, were ten children, of whom all are now dead excepting Hannah, Christiana and Daniel, who is the youngest. Mr. Bartholomew was formerly engaged extensively in blacksmithing and repairing and selling of sewing-machines, etc. In 1870 he began the manufacture of clothing. His business gives employment to ten practical workmen. He devotes his whole time and energy to the advancement of his business, and during the busy seasons furnishes employment to about two hundred hands, who take the work to their homes.


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