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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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    Death Records


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    Miscellaneous Data

    Newspaper Gleanings

    Obituaries and Death Notices

    School Records

    Website Updates November 2017

    Cemetery Adds:
    City Cemetery: James Cavanaugh; Robert Crowden
    Garland Brook Cemetery: Lena Hubbert; Marion Edward Tuttle; Della Mae Young

    Church/Religion: Churches in Columbus IN, 1867

    Garland Brook Interment Records: Marion Edward Tuttle

    Newspaper Gleanings:
    Court News: Administrator's Notice for Phillip Love, Administrator's Notice for Martin Brook
    Crime News: Cutting Affray at the Slaughter House
    Divorce: Greaves vs Greaves
    Fires, Accidents, Train Wrecks and Other Calamities: Seal shot Tranx, s/b Robin Line
    Other Interesting News: Artifacts found in Caldwell's lawn; Bosse Divorced and Re-married
    Real Estate: Real Estate transfers for November 28, 1872

    Marriage Announcements: Anderson/McCabe

    Marriage Licenses: Bassett/Quick; Beatty/Smith; Cooper/Linson; Hayden/Bishop; Kemp/Watson; McCallie/May; McMillen/Ratcliffe; Meister/Wasson; Mobley/Beyl; Parkhurst/Mitchell; Smith/Brumfield

    Obits: William Barley; James Cavanaugh; Robert Crowden; Rebecca Dobbs; Lena Hubbert; Guy Piatt; William Stinnett; Della Mae Young;



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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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