Elizabeth Barbara Bartholomew
Bartholomew, approximately 1991
Date reported missing : 01/08/1991
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 12/24/1910 (110)
Age at the time of disappearance: 80 years old
Height / Weight : 5'0, 140 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A down jacket and jeans.
Medical conditions : Bartholomew suffers from memory loss as a result of Alzheimer's Disease and several strokes.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Gray hair, brown eyes. Bartholomew has a scar on her neck. She wears eyeglasses. Her nickname is Betty.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Bartholomew was last seen by her husband at approximately 12:00 p.m. on January 8, 1991. She was near their residence by Carstens Road and Plumbar Road in Midpines, California at the time of her disappearance. The area is approximately eight miles east of Mariposa, California near the Sierra National Forest. She had been riding on a tractor with her husband when she asked to be allowed to walk. He let her off the tractor and told her to keep in sight, but the next time Bartholomew's husband looked up, she was gone.
Bartholomew was carrying food at the time of her disappearance. Authorities believe she became disoriented and wandered away. An extensive search of the area produced no clues as to her whereabouts. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Mariposa County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Fresno Bee
The Orange County Register
October 12, 2004. February 13, 2006; Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: , Medical conditions : and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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