December 24, 1885, Waynesville, Missouri.
January 25, 1941, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Bartlett was the son of Hiram Fraser Bartlett and Mary Elizabeth Atwell, and husband of Joan Tatum.
He attended the Hall-Moody Institute, Martin, Tennessee, and William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri. He taught singing schools throughout the American south, founded the Hartford Music Company in Hartford, Arkansas, and edited the music magazine Herald of Song.
His son Eugene, Jr. was also a hymnist and composer.
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