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1800 TO 1819

 

 

1801

First land in future Indiana sold out of Cincinnati, Ohio land office.

 

1807

First land grant office in Indiana opened in Vincennes, selling land that included part of Bartholomew County.

 

1816

Indiana statehood

 

1819

First settlers arrive –
Joseph & Mary Cox

 

1820 TO 1839

 

 

1820

Opening period for land sales

 

1821

Bartholomew County established – Tiptona named county seat, Feb 15

 

1821

Tiptona renamed Columbus, March 20

 

1821

Sandcreek Township established (oldest in the county)

 

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