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Bartholomew County
Indiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bartholomew County

Index to Locations

  • Clifford Flatrock Baptist Cemetery
  • Columbus City Cemetery
  • Columbus Columbus City Cemetery
  • Columbus Garland Brook Cemetery


    Flatrock Baptist Cemetery
    Clifford, Bartholomew County, Indiana
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Tunis Quick (1797-1883) — of Bartholomew County, Ind. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.), March 13, 1797. Farmer; livestock dealer; probate judge in Indiana, 1837-40; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1840-42; defeated, 1842. Baptist. Died in Bartholomew County, Ind., February 24, 1883 (age 85 years, 348 days). Interment at Flatrock Baptist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Jacobus Quick (1769-1847); married, October 3, 1823, to Susannah Record (1805-1884).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    City Cemetery
    Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      William Herod (1801-1871) — of Indiana. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., March 31, 1801. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1829-31, 1844-45; member of Indiana state senate, 1831-33, 1848-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1837-39; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840. Died in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind., October 20, 1871 (age 70 years, 203 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Wirt Herod (1835-1906).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nathan Tracy Carr (1833-1885) — also known as Nathan T. Carr — of Midland County, Mich. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., December 25, 1833. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Midland County, 1859-60; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1876-77; defeated, 1876; circuit judge in Indiana, 1878. Died in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind., May 28, 1885 (age 51 years, 154 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Columbus City Cemetery
    Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesse Overstreet (1859-1910) — of Franklin, Johnson County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., December 14, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1895-1909 (5th District 1895-97, 7th District 1897-1909); defeated, 1908. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 27, 1910 (age 50 years, 164 days). Entombed at Columbus City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gabriel Monroe Overstreet (1819-1907) and Sarah Lucinda (Morgan) Overstreet (1828-1915); married, June 7, 1898, to Katherine Crump; first cousin of Gabriel Monroe Overstreet, Jr. (1842-1897).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Garland Brook Cemetery
    Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      George William Cooper (1851-1899) — also known as George W. Cooper — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Born near Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind., May 21, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Columbus, Ind., 1877; postmaster at Columbus, Ind., 1885-86; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1889-95. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 27, 1899 (age 48 years, 190 days). Interment at Garland Brook Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lafayette Pence (1857-1923) — of Colorado. Born in Indiana, 1857. Member of Colorado state legislature, 1890; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1893-95. Died in 1923 (age about 66 years). Interment at Garland Brook Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albert Frank Bumpas (1868-1931) — also known as Albert F. Bumpas — of Indiana; Lilbourn, New Madrid County, Mo.; Franklin, Johnson County, Ind. Born in Hope, Bartholomew County, Ind., April 22, 1868. Socialist. Carpenter; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1906, 1908; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1912. Died in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., August 1, 1931 (age 63 years, 101 days). Interment at Garland Brook Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Calvin Bumpas (1831-1888) and Sarah Ann (Wilson) Bumpas (1836-1924); married, September 16, 1914, to Myra Belle 'Dolly' Jarrett (1879-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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