Woman of the Century/Maud Whitehead Bartlett
BARTLETT, Mrs. Maud Whitehead, educator, born in Gillespie, Ill., 10th September, 1865. Her maiden name was Whitehead, and herself and one brother were the only children in her family. With her parents she removed to Ohio in 1879, and to Kansas five years later. She studied music under Prof. Cutler, of Pana, Ill., and later under MAUD WHITEHEAD BARTLETT. Prof. Fuehring. of Shelbyville, Ill. Fascinated with music, she left school before she was graduated that she might, by teaching, be able to finish her musical education. After teaching both day school and music, she finally adopted the former as a profession, and for nine years, the last three of which were spent in the El Dorado, Kans., schools, she devoted herself to the duties of the schoolroom, meanwhile steadily pursuing her musical studies. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, her life for years has been one constant sacrifice to the happiness of those about her. On 10th September, 1891, she w as married to Harry Bartlett, of Denver, Col., which place has since been her home.