Bullitt County History

Joseph Brooks' Land

This chart of tracts of land obtained by Joseph Brooks is incomplete at this time. We will add to it later. It lists tracts he obtained in present-day Bullitt and Jefferson Counties.

DateGrantorGranteeAcresLocationReferenceSold to
1783-09-05Louisville TrusteesBrooks, Joseph1 lotLouisville Lot #128Jefferson DB 1 Pg 99James Francis Moore
1785-11-01Thomas PhillipsBrooks, Joseph400Floyd's Fork, waters north of; near Brook's SpringJefferson DB 1 Pg 151
1787-03-21Isaac ShelbyJoseph Brooks175Beargrass CreekJefferson DB 1 Pg 446
1788-06-19Virginia PatentBrooks, Joseph80Salt River, waters of at mouth of Floyd's ForkVA-7301 
1788-06-19Virginia PatentBrooks, Joseph200Salt River, north of & west of Floyd's ForkVA-7304Moses Moore
1790-12-01Virginia PatentBrooks, Joseph2018in Jefferson County on Pond Creek and on both sides of a large pond that ran from the Flat Lick to Pond CreekVA-8907
1790-12-01Virginia PatentBrooks, Joseph2000in Jefferson County on the waters of Pond CreekVA-8906
1791-10-10Samuel PriceBrooks, Joseph1400Floyd's Fork, waters north ofSupreme Court - District of KY
1792-03-06Robert DanielBrooks, Joseph500Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 2 Pg 340
1792-04-03Isaac HiteBrooks, Joseph800Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 3 Pg 5
1792-08-07Isaac HiteBrooks, Joseph1000Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 3 Pg 25
1793-05-10Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph90northwest side of a large pond that ran from Flat Lick to Pond Creek in Jefferson CountyOK-0157
1793-05-10Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph103on the waters of Pond CreekOK-0138
1793-05-20Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph690Floyd's Fork, waters of; headwaters of Blue Lick RunOK-0155 
1793-05-20Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph300Floyd's Fork, waters of; waters of Blue Lick RunOK-0156 
1795-10-05Jacob MyersBrooks, Joseph400Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear RunJefferson DB 4 Pg 321
1795-10-05Jacob MyersBrooks, Joseph500Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear RunJefferson DB 4 Pg 321
1795-10-05Jacob MyersBrooks, Joseph50Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear Run - Clear's Station tractJefferson DB 4 Pg 323
1795-12-13Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph200on the northwest side of Pond CreekOK-1092
1796-08-02George SlaughterBrooks, Joseph164Elk Lick & Waters of Floyd's ForkJefferson DB 4 Pg 425
1796-10-06Hugh GrimesBrooks, Joseph100Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 4 Pg 430
1796-12-06John KinnisonBrooks, Joseph150Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 4 Pg 449
1797-10-07William JohnstonBrooks, Joseph500Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 4 Pg 518
1798-06-06Samuel ShannonBrooks, Joseph233.5Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 4 Pg 602
1798-06-06Samuel ShannonBrooks, Joseph1000Waters of Pond CreekJefferson DB 4 Pg 603
1800-02-19George SlaughterBrooks, Joseph516Elk Lick & Waters of Floyd's ForkBullitt DB A Pg 204
Bullitt DB C Pg 369
1800-02-19George SlaughterBrooks, Joseph560Floyd's Fork, waters north ofBullitt DB A Pg 204
Bullitt DB C Pg 19
1800-03-17Lynaugh Helm (heirs of)Brooks, Joseph300Floyd's Fork, waters north ofBullitt DB B Pg 664
1802-08-08Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph820Floyd's Fork, waters north ofOK-5246 
1802-08-08Kentucky PatentBrooks, Joseph500on the waters of Floyd's Fork & the southern head branches of Pond CreekOK-5295
1807-09-05Benjamin WynkoopBrooks, Joseph12,231 (part of)Salt River, north of; east of Pond CreekJefferson DB 8 Pg 211
1810-08-18Abraham MillerBrooks, Joseph400Floyd's Fork, northwest ofBullitt DB B Pg 389
1810-11-14Robert BreckinridgeBrooks, Joseph1541.25Floyd's Fork, waters north ofBullitt DB B Pg 471
1811-09-17Breckinridge, Robert; Pope, Worden; Pope, William Jr.Brooks, Joseph2624Floyd's Fork, waters north ofBullitt DB B Pg 484
1817-07-11George & Elizabeth MothersheadBrooks, Joseph400Floyd's Fork, waters northwest of; near Clear's StationBullitt DB C Pg 443

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