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Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Genealogy > Indiana County Research Guides > Bartholomew County Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County was created in 1821 from unorganized land and Delaware and Jackson Counties.  It is located in central Indiana.  The county seat is Columbus.





Selected Holdings at the Indiana State Library

The following list is not complete.  Further resources may be found by searching the Indiana State Library online catalog.

Print Materials from the Genealogy Division

Court Records

Court Records of Bartholomew County, 1822-1852 [includes probates]
ISLG 977.201 B287hoc


Abstracts of Naturalization Records, 1826-1952
ISLG 977.201 B287na

Miscellaneous Naturalizations, Bartholomew County
ISLG 977.201 B287dau

Naturalization Records, Bartholomew County
ISLG 977.201 B287n

Land Records

Original Tract Book of Bartholomew County
ISLG 977.201 B287m

Marriage Records

Bartholomew County Marriages, 1821-1850
ISLG 977.201 B287s

Bartholomew County Marriages, 1821-1920
ISLG 977.201 B287st v. 1-4

Bartholomew County Early Marriage Records, 1821-1838
ISLG 977.201 B287ri

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 B287u v. 4-5

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 B287u v. 6-7

Vital Records

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1883-1920
ISLG 977.201 B287u v. 1-2

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 B287u v. 3

Wills and Probates

Index to Probate Order Books of Bartholomew County, 1850-1859
ISLG 977.201 B287L

Index to Probate Order Books, 1859-1867
ISLG 977.201 B287inb

Index to Probate Order Books, 1867-1877
ISLG 977.201 B287inc

Index to Probate Order Books, 1877-1883
ISLG 977.201 B287ind

Index to Probate Order Books, 1883-1907
ISLG 977.201 B287ine

Index to Probate Order Books, 1907-1916
ISLG 977.201 B287inf

Will Records of Bartholomew County, 1822-1908
ISLG 977.201 B287ho

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries

Marriage Records


Vital Records

Wills and Probates

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 4-29-2016