Reuben Emerson Bartlett was born at Shutesbury, Mass., May 25, 1843, to Lemuel and Sophia Bertlett, and was educated at Madison University. During the war he served as a member of the Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Volunteers, belonging to Company F of that command, from July, 1862, until the conclusion of hostilities in 1865. His pastorates have been in the states of Delaware, Kansas, New Hampshire, and North Dakota. Prior to his settlement in Lebanon he was engaged under the auspices of the Home Mission Society, in North Dakota and Montana. He became the pastor of the Lebanon Church in October, 1890. In politics he is a republican. The courage and heroism exhibited by the subject of this sketch on the battlefield has entitled him to membership in the Grand Army of the Republic, in which he is an honored representative. He was distinguished for gallantry at the battle of Winchester, Sept. 19, 1864. Mr. Bartlett has been twice married. His first wife, Josephine Moore, died in 1882; the second, Lydia M. Dyer, was the danghter of the late C. H. Dyer of Boston, Mass. The latter marriage occurred April 4, 1884. There are seven children by the first wife, all of whom are now living.
Source: Illustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut - 1891, Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding, Hartford Conn., Press of the Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company, 1891
Rev. Bartlett and his wife, Lydia, founded the East Hampstead Union Evangelical Church in 1897 in East Hampstead, NH.They are listed in the 1900 U.S. Census as living in Plaistow, NH with Lydia's mother, Matha Dyer born October 1823.
Does anyone know where they went after 1900, dates of death and places of burial?