Bartholomew, a southeastern county of Indiana, drained by Flat Rock creek and Driftwood fork of White river; area, 375 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 21,133. The eastern part is gen-erallv level, but in the west are hills of some elevation. The Jeffersonville, Madison, and Indianapolis railroad and its Shelbyville division pass through the county. In 1870 the chief productions were 491,424 bushels of wheat, 1,529,675 of Indian corn, 111,839 of oats, 67,-352 of potatoes, 9,370 tons of hay, 221,086 lbs. of butter, and 47,590 of wool. There were 6,189 horses, 4,372 milch cows, 7,816 other cattle, 15,838 sheep, and 38,546 swine. Capital, Columbus.
Bartholomew. I. Valentine, an English painter, born Jan. 18, 1799. He acquired renown as a flower painter, and has been for over 30 years a member of the society of water-color painters. II. Anne Charlotte, a miniature and flower painter and poetess, second wife of the preceding, born at Loddon, Norfolk, early in this century, died Aug. 18, 1862. She was a daughter of Mr. Arnall Fayer-mann and a niece of Dr. John Thomas, bishop of Rochester. In 1827 she married Mr. Walter Turnbull, a composer of popular songs, who died in 1838; and in 1840 she became the wife of Mr. Valentine Bartholomew. She was a member of the society of female artists, and published "The Songs of Azrael," a volume of poems; "The Ring, or the Farmer's Daughter," a play (1829); and "It's Only my Aunt," a farce (1849).