Was a Brilliant Wedding. Special to the Globe. ABERDEEN, S. D., Aug. 27. – The wedding tonight of Miss Myrtle Leach, of Aberdeen, and Fred A. Bartholomew, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Bartholomew, of Grand Forks, N. D., was the finest appointed function of the kind seen here for many years, and attracted society people from many points in the Dakotas and Minnesota. (The Saint Paul Daily Globe, Friday Morning, August 28, 1896, Volume XIX, Number 241, Page 7)
Married to Iva H. Hedger in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
The 1910 United States census showed Fred Bartholomew (age 36, born in Ohio) married to Eva (age 31, born in Michigan) and living in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Fred Bartholomew, of Grand Forks, is here for a few days fishing trip. He is owner of “The Frederick.” (The Bemidji Daily Pioneer, Monday Evening, June 20, 1910, Page 3)
The 1920 United States census showed Fred Bartholomew (age 46, born in Ohio) as a hotel proprietor in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Fred Bartholomew Now Touring South Seeking Location. Fred Bartholomew, owner of the Frederick Hotel building and who until recently operated that place, is now touring Southern Texas and Mexico, seeking another hotel location, according to an article in a recent San Antonio newspaper. Mr. Bartholomew is quoted as saying that San Antonio might surpass Florida and California as a tourist resort if its attractions were known, but that it must advertise if it is to get its share of the trade. (Grand Forks Herald, Friday, March 10, 1922, Volume XLI, Number 112, Page 5)
Hotel Owner Dies. Fred Bartholomew, owner and former operator of the Frederick hotel here, died of a heart attack following pneumonia in Los Angeles Thursday morning (April 2, 1942), according to word received here. He was 68 years old (born March 15, 1874 in Ohio). Mr. Bartholomew was taken to a Los Angeles hospital Friday after having been in poor health for the past year. He had been inactive for two years, his last position being manager of the Plaza hotel in San Francisco. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning in Los Angeles. Mr. Bartholomew attended school and the University of North Dakota here. He operated the Frederick hotel from 1912 until 1922 when he moved to California. Since then he had managed hotels in Atascadero, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Francisco. He was a former president of the Southern California hotel association. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Mystic Shrine and the Elks lodge. He had returned yearly since going to the coast and last visited here in June 1941. Surviving are his wife and daughter, Mary Alice. (Grand Forks Herald, Friday Morning, April 3, 1942, Volume 61, Number 132, Page 18)
He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Lake County, Ohio.