Virginia Vandalia Bartholomew (married on June 21, 1855, she died in 1907)
Four children: Fred Eugene (son); Alice Nellie, Virginia B., and Carrie (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Riley Lucas Bartholomew
Toensing lists his birth year as 1834(?). A distant relative and his obituary say he was born in 1832.
He came to Minnesota in 1851 and settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 1869. He returned to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1873.
He was a member of the Knights Templar and a Scottish Rite Mason.
He founded the first hardware store in St. Anthony/Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1851.
He died at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Richfield, Minnesota.
Birth county, occupation specifics, wedding date, children's names, death date, cemetery name, and family relationship provided by a relative.