Bartholomew County, Indiana
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  • Bartholomew County was established in 1821.
  • It is named for Lt Col Joseph Bartholomew; who was wounded at the Battle of Tippecanoe.
  • County Seat: Columbus


    Townships: Clay--Clifty--Columbus--Flat Rock--German--Harrison--Haw Creek--Jackson--Ohio--Rock Creek-- Sand Creek--Wayne


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    Bartholomew County Online Data


    Census Records

    Death Records


    Military Records

    Miscellaneous Data

    Newspaper Gleanings

    Obituaries and Death Notices

    Website Updates November 2018

    Marriage Announcement: Newcomb/Sullivan

    Military: WWI Draft Registration Cards: Lorin Abbott; Frank Able; Jesse Achenbach; Elijah Acton; John Acton; Chester Adams; Clarence Adams; Herbert Adams; Irving Adams; James Adams; John Adams; Louie Adams

    Newspaper Gleanings -
    - Community News: Orphans' Home Boys (surname Wilson) find homes

    Obits: Hazel Burns; Cyrus Moore; William H Ping s/b Rod Ping



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    Where to find information in Bartholomew County Indiana:

    Bartholomew County Historical Society
    Cline-Keller Library
    524 Third Street
    Columbus IN 47201


    Bartholomew County Public Library
    536 Fifth Street
    Columbus IN 47201


    Surrounding Counties:

    Shelby County

    Decatur County

    Jennings County

    Jackson County

    Brown County

    Johnson County



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