Bullitt County History

Original Surveys

Ordered by Survey Location

This list of original surveys is ordered by the location of the survey. Also provided are the survey grantee (the one for whom the survey was performed), the number of acres in the survey, the name of the surveyor, the date when the grantee received a deed to the survey, and, if available, to whom the tract was later sold. Selecting the name of the grantee will take you to a page dealing with that survey.

To see this list ordered by the name of the grantee, following this link. To see it ordered by the survey date, follow this link.

GranteeLocationAcresSurvey DateSurveyorDeed DateSold to
Edwards, Benjaminabout a mile SW of Salt River ferry5002 Apr 1789John Ray20 Mar 1793 
Bowman, JacobAdjoining Shepherd's 600 Acre Tract100015 May 1793James Cox10 Dec 1793 
Case, ReubenAdjoining Shepherd's 900 Acre Tract3783 Mar 1784Thomas Whitledge14 Aug 1786 
Johnson, RichardAdjoins William Christian's 10002001 Dec 1795John Drake15 Dec 1796 
Stansbury, BenjaminBetween Christian 1000 & Shepherd tracts45618 Dec 1788James F. Moore18 May 1790 
Shanklin, RobertClear Run, Brooks Run, Floyd's Fork14005 Jun 1786Robert Breckinridge5 Aug 1788 
Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - NW of settlement50012 Mar 1783John Handley- 
Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - SE of settlement50012 Mar 1783John Handley- 
Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - settlement40012 Mar 1783John Handley- 
Myers, JacobClear's Station, near; Waters of Floyd's Fork4006 Aug 1783J. Hite-Joseph Brooks
Myers, JacobClear's Station, near; Waters of Floyd's Fork5006 Aug 1783J. Hite2 Dec 1785Joseph Brooks
Myers, JacobClear's Station, Waters of Floyd's Fork506 Aug 1783J. Hite19 May 1785Joseph Brooks
Stansbury, ThomasFloyd's Fork - Long Bend6003 Nov 1792James F. Moore16 May 1793 
Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
Floyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick40010 Jan 1783Will Oldham1 Apr 1785 
Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
Floyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick100010 Jan 1783Will Oldham22 Mar 1785 
Oldham, WilliamFloyd's Fork waters; near Clear's survey40019 Feb 1783William Oldham20 Feb 1785 
Williams, EdwardFloyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick140027 Jun 1784Benjamin Patton20 Sep 1786Isaac Hornbeck
George Reed
Horine, JacobKnob Creek5004 Jul 1784Baker Ewing1 Aug 1787 
Shepherd, AdamLong Lick Creek, north of92528 Sep 1798James Shanks16 Mar 1801 
Bowman, JacobLong Lick Creek10008 Jun 1793James Cox4 Jan 1795 
Briscoe, ParmenusLong Lick Creek6017 Oct 1787Isaac Cox26 Apr 1792 
Broughton, CharlesLong Lick Creek25027 Oct 1785John Ray3 Dec 1801 
Broughton, CharlesLong Lick Creek50027 Oct 1785John Ray3 Dec 1801 
Chinn, CharlesLong Lick Creek100014 Feb 1783Thomas Whitledge3 Sep 1787 
Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek40024 Jul 1784Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek34015 Oct 1779Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
Frye, BenjaminLong Lick Creek10002 Nov 1785Isaac Cox13 May 1787 
Myers, JacobLong Lick Creek40024 Oct 1783Isaac Cox2 Dec 1785 
Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
Long Lick Creek40028 Jun 1784Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
Long Lick Creek100028 Jun 1784Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
Reede, JesseLong Lick Creek40017 Jan 1783John Handley16 Feb 1785 
Shepherd, Adam
assignee of Spelman & Owings
Long Lick Creek40027 Feb 1784Thomas Whitledge19 May 1785 
Shepherd, AdamLong Lick Creek20029 Aug 1798James Shanks16 Jun 1800 
Shepherd, PeterLong Lick Creek10016 Jan 1786John Ray6 Oct 1788 
Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek40024 Jul 1784Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek34015 Oct 1779Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
McCullough Run, Salt River40013 May 1784Thomas Whitledge20 May 1785Land Sales
Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
McCullough Run, Salt River100013 May 1784Thomas Whitledge Land Sales
Johnson, RichardMcCullough Run, Salt River200011 Nov 1783John Drake15 Dec1796Land Sales
Larue, JohnNo. Bullitt & So Jefferson Counties21,0003 Aug 1792Benjamin Stansbury16 May 1793 
Philips, Thomasnorth-central Bullitt County, at Brooks exit40028 Nov 1782John Helm7 Jan 1784Joseph Brooks
Wynhoop, BenjaminNorthwestern Bullitt County2123116 Apr 1784Daniel Sullivan20 Feb 1786James F. Moore
Joseph Brooks
Froman, Jacob
assignee of Paul Froman
Pitts Point site6001 Dec 1796James Cox17 Aug 1797 
Harrison, CuthbertRolling Fork River, east side500028 Feb 1783Samuel Smyth2 Dec 1785 
Garrard, JamesSalt River, north of, adjoins Jacob Myers37810 Feb 1783John Ray Jr.10 Apr 1784 
Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of; & Floyd's Fork100017 Nov 1783Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of; Brashear's Station tract40012 Mar 1781Benjamin Stansbury21 Apr 1792 
Christian, WilliamSalt River, north of; Bullitt's Lick tract100012 Jun 1774James Douglas24 Nov 1779 
Myers, JacobSalt River, north of; Dowdall's Station tract40015 Mar 1781James Hord1 Jun 1782 
Shepherd, PeterSalt River, north of; includes Shepherdsville90022 Mar 1781Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782 
McGee, ThomasSalt River, north of; Paroquet Springs tract45015 Mar 1781James Hord1 Jun 1782 
Brashear, MarshamSalt River, north of40025 Nov 1783Thomas Whitledge13 Mar 1786 
Brashear, MarshamSalt River, north of60024 Nov 1783Thomas Whitledge19 Apr 1785 
Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of4002 Oct 1783Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
Simmons, Richard
assignee of Marsham Brashear
Salt River, north of40022 Nov 1783Thomas Whitledge1 Apr 1785 
Froman, JacobSalt River, north; adjoins Christian's 1000167012 Jan 1784Thomas Whitledge8 Dec 1798 
Gaither, JohnSalt River, south of near Floyd's Fork5007 Jul 1789Ben Pope22 Apr 1792 
Shepherd, PeterSalt River, south of Shepherdsville60023 Mar 1781Benjamin Stansbury1 Nov 1782 
Pope, William
and Paul Froman
Salt River, south of, adjoining John Edwards40024 Feb 1784Thomas Whitledge17 Nov 1785Jacob Ambrose
John Edwards
Shannon, WilliamSalt River, south of, near Cedar Creek50025 Jun 1784Thomas Whitledge17 Mar 1790 
Whitaker, ElijahSalt River, south of, near Cedar Creek20027 Feb 1782Thomas Whitledge2 Dec 1785 
Owens, WilliamSalt River, south of; & Cedar Creek2007 May 1784Thomas Whitledge7 Jul 1786 
Honey, JamesSalt River, south of; SE of Shepherd's 60097017 Apr 1781Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782William Pope Jr.
Brend, ThomasSalt River, south of; SW Shepherd's 60097717 Apr 1781Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782John Hughes
Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of40022 Feb 1783Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of56024 Feb 1783Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of44024 Feb 1783Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784Patrick McGee
Cullum, GeorgeSalt River, south, near Long Lick Creek7007 Jun 1784John Ray19 Jul 1786 
May, GeorgeSalt River, south; adjoins James Honey40021 Jul 1781George May1 Jun 1782Richard Bibb

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