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This page is under development and is NOT a complete listing of all Bartholomew County family history resources available in the Genealogy Division at the Indiana State Library at this time. As new Bartholomew County family history resources are added, this page will be updated.

Birth Records

Delayed Births Prior to 1941
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1883-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287u

Marriage Records

Marriages, 1821-1850
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1821-1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns, 1882-1890
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
v. 29-50, 1920-1950
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287u
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to Marriage Transcript Records, 1882-1920
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR. Marriage license application affidavits,1849, 1852, 1863-67, 1884-6. 1979. v.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287bm

Marriages, 1821-1832
The Hoosier Genealogist (Sept.-Oct. 1967) vol. 7, no. 5
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Marriage licenses, 1863-1867
The Hoosier Genealogist (Mar. 1979) vol. 19, no. 1
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Ridlen, Colleen A. Early marriage returns, 1821-1838. 1979. 44 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ri

Slevin, Ruth M. Marriages, 1821-1850.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287s

Slevin, Ruth M. Bartholomew County, Indiana marriages: bride's index, 1821-1850. 1967. 34, 21, 39, 50 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287sL

Slevin, Ruth M. Bartholomew County, Indiana marriages: Groom's index, 1821-1850. 1967. 32, 22, 42, 48 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287sLe

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1822-1939 (1900-1922, grantor only)
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, 1822-1887; deeds,1822-1886; tax title deeds, 1865-1962; sheriff's deeds, 1869-1921; land and property, clerk's record, 1822-1836
Microfilm, Second Floor

Partition Deed Record, 1880-1890
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice. Early landowners ... 1975. 42, 46 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287h

Probate Records

Partitions, 1853-1872
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1822-1918
Order Books, 1826-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes, 1857-1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1821-1843
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR. Index to probate order books 1883 through 1907, Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1990. 216 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ine

DAR. Index of probate order books at Bartholomew County Clerk's office. 1989. 59 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ind

DAR. Index probate order books B1, C1, D1, E1, F1, 1859-1867, Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1988. 71 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287inb

DAR. Index probate order books G1, H1, I1, J1, K1, L1, M1, N1, 1867-1877, Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1988. 108 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287inc

DAR. Index to probate order books 1907 - 1916.
Genealogy Division 977.201 B287inf

DAR. List of names arranged alphabetically from the index of probate order books of Bartholomew County. 1987. 95, 20 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287L

Probates, 1821-1829
The Hoosier Genealogist (Sept.-Oct., Nov.-Dec. 1967) vol. 7, no. 5-6
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Will Records

Wills, 1844-1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1844-1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice. Will records, 1822-1908. 1976. 368 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ho

Cemetery and Church Records

DAR. The beginning of East Columbus Methodist Church. 1979. 10,[2] pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 11

DAR. [Hope Methodist church] benevolent report, 1907-1908; directory and financial report, [1919-1920]. 1979. [6 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 12

DAR. St. John's church ... membership, deaths, marriages, births. 1980. 16 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 13

Gabbert Family cemetery. 1975. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 6

Huffer, John. War Veterans Graves in Newbern cemetery. 6 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 5

Hutslar, Jack. Cemetery located near NE part of Columbus township on Hawcreek. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 3.

Kinnett, Lucille B. Wisner cemetery, Harrison township. 1973. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 4

Talkington, Edgar. Parkerson cemetery. 1955. 4 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 1

Bartholomew County Genealogical Society. Bartholomew County, IN, cemeteries Volume II: Harrison, Jackson and Ohio Townships. 1993. 171 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ba

Bartholomew County Historical Society. Cemetery records, 1939- . 2 volumes (11 parts).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287i

DAR. Cemeteries. 1959-1974. 42 parts.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287d

DAR. Index, baptism, marriage and death records, St. Paul's Lutheran church. 1978. 136 pp. (Bound with a short historical sketch, St. Paul's Lutheran church [2] pp., and St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery ... compiled by M. F. Urbahns, [20] pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287da

DAR. Listing of burials in Hope Moravian cemetery, March 14, 1928 through July 27, 1966. Compiled by Mildred Harrod. 1979. 60 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287L

DAR. Methodist, Hope and St. Louis church records. [Compiled by Mrs. Helen L. Coffin]. [1976?]. [3-109 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287me

DAR. The Methodist Church of Hope, Indiana. Compiled by George E. Utterback. 1955. [14] pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H791u

DAR. Quarterly conference records of the St. Louis Circuit of the Methodist Church. Compiled by Mildred D. Harrod. [1978]. 44, 10 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287q

Hawcreek Baptist Church ... organized September 22, 1926. Compiled by Mildred D. Harrod. 1979. 129 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287haw 

Jonesville and Jones or Yeley cemeteries. Compiled by Mary F. Urbahns. 1971-72. 14, 2 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287b

Strietelmeier, James R. St. Paul's Lutheran Church records, Clifty community, Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1985. 158 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C44s

Census Records

Amanns, Mark. Index of a portion of the 1900 census ... Ohio, Nineveh, Rockcreek townships. [1982?] 15, [1] pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287am

Court Records

Circuit Court Civil Complete Order Books
Vol. A-W, 1821-1905
Vol. 4-14, 1857-1872

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Vol. A-Z, 1823-1878
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Common Pleas Complete Record, 1853-1872
Microfilm, Second Floor

Index to Commissioners Records, 1821-1855
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR. Complete record "A", March 1821, June 1821, October 1823 to September 1833. [1876]. 14 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 9

DAR. Index, civil court order book "B", 1833-1840. 1977. 47 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 8

DAR. Letters of administration, 1824-1827. [1976]. [4 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 10

Holmes, Maurice. Court record, 1822-1852. 1977. 376 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287hoc

Land Records

Tract Book V, 1841
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR. Original tract book. Compiled by Jane F. Murphy. [1976-7]. 126 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287m

Holmes, Maurice. Early landowners.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287h

Military Records

DAR. Bartholomew ... Veterans: American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish American War. 1979-[1980]. 4, 3, 7, 9 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B287bv

Civil War Veterans that died during the War. 2001?-. Volume 2
Genealogy Division, 973.I39c

DAR. Civil War soldiers and miscellaneous records, Bartholomew County. 1985. 177 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ci

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Carvin, Mildred Hart. Obituaries from the Columbus herald and the Republic, Columbus, Indiana, 1982-1984. 3 volumes.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287c

DAR. Obituaries and miscellaneous items abstracted from Columbus newspapers, 1872-1884. Compiled by Jane F. Murphy. 1978-9. 150 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287mu

Murphy, Jane F. J.D. Emmons Funeral home records, Columbus, Ind., 1891-1901. 1982. 128 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C726j

Naturalization Records

Declaration of Intent, 1852-1914
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR. Miscellaneous Naturalization records. 1978. [25] pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287dau

DAR. Naturalization records, 1826-1952. 1987. 116, 11 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287na

Naturalization Records, 1856-1916
Microfilm, Second Floor

Naturalization records. [1976.] 26 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287n

Tax Records

Darlington, Jane E. Auditor's duplicate of taxes for 1843. [1981?] [47 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287db

Taxpayers List, 1842, 1843, 1845
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287tax

Miscellaneous

Biographical record of Bartholomew County, Indiana [microform]: including biographies of the governors and other representative citizens of Indiana. 1904. 524 pp.
LH6235
Microfilm, Second Floor

Complete Directory of Bartholomew County, Indiana, 1903-1904 [microform]. 1903. 284 pp.
LH7210
Microfilm, Second Floor

George Pence Manuscript Collection (from the Bartholomew County Historical Society)
Microfilm, Second Floor

Road Record, 1821-1851
Microfilm, Second Floor

Directory of Bartholomew County ... (May 14, 1821). 3 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 2

Bartholomew County Genealogical Society. Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1999. 344 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287bc

Bartholomew County Historical Society's Scrap Book no. 10. Transcribed by Jane F. Murphy. 1980. 182, [17] pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287bh

Negro register, 1853-1855
The Hoosier Genealogist (June 1977) vol. 17, no. 2
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789
also Microfilm, Second Floor

Stott, Russell. History of Ohio Ridge. 1972. 4 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 14

Harrod, Mildred Dixon. Hope area families, now and then; Bartholomew and Shelby Counties, Indiana.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287ha

Harrod, Mildred Dixon. Hope and Hawcreek Township, its history and people: Bartholomew County, Indiana. 1987. 805 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H791ha

Murphy, Jane F. Index to Bartholomew County, Indiana scrapbooks #1 through #7. 1989. 58 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287is

Murphy, Jane F. Northeastern Bartholomew County, Indiana source material. 1986. 121 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B287no

Many of the records identified on this page were initially selected by Carolynne L. Wendel Miller in her book, Indiana Sources for Genealogical Research in the Indiana State Library, published in 1984 by the Indiana Historical Society.

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