1729 – Josiah Bartlett was born 21st of November in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
1745 – Began the study of medicine, working in the office of Dr. Ordway of Amesbury.
1765 – Bartlett was elected to the colonial assembly.
1767 – Became the colonel of his county’s militia and Governor John Wentworth appointed him justice of the peace.
1754 – Married Mary Bartlett of Newton, New Hampshire.
1774 – Joined the Assembly’s Committee of Correspondence.
1775 – Bartlett was selected as delegates to the Continental Congress.
1777 – He declined a return to the congress, citing fatigue due to earlier efforts.
1776 – Signer of Declaration of Independence as delegate from New Hampshire.
1778-1779 – New Hampshire delegate to Continental Congress.
1782 – Appointed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court in spite of not being a lawyer.
1788 – Bartlett was made the Chief Justice of the state’s supreme court.
1790-1792 – He was appointed as President of New Hampshire.
1793-1794 – Served as 1st Governor of New Hampshire.
1795 – Retired to his home in Kingston, and died there on 19th of May.