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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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    School Records

    Website Updates:
    November 2016: Families: Hutsenpillar
    Obit : Diane Marie Theile; s/b Kathyrn Todd

    October 2016

    Bio: William Herod; Earl L Hogan; Tunis Quick

    Birth Records: Greathouse Son; Monroe Son

    Cemetery Adds:
    Columbus City Cemetery: Carr; Herod; Overstreet
    Daughtery Cemetery: Stader
    Garland Brook Cemetery: Earl Hogan; Susan Randolph
    Hartsville College Cemetery: Davis
    Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery: Vondenfange, VonFange
    Springer Cemetery: Danforth; Sharp

    History Topics: Ohio Township

    Marriage License: Bennet/Gooden; Coffman/Kissling; Hart/Christie; Lawrence/ Stillabower; Rothsmann/Greenfield; Runge/Burbrink; Sharp/Neal; Stidham/Ray; Taylor/Linson

    Garland Brook Cemetery Interment Records: Earl Hogan

    Newspaper Gleanings:
    Court: Circuit Court opens Feb 27, 1899; Claim against the estate of Jeff Huffman
    Fires: Camp Scrap Pile Burns

    Obits: Nancy Blaney; Meriam Bonnell; Clarence Coffman; Horton Danforth; Wesley Davis; John Gutknecht; Earl Hogan; Gertie Johnson; Benjamin May; Adam Muntz; James Sharp; Mrs Nancy Sparks; Infant Stader; Gerhard Von Fange


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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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