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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Bullitt County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Bullitt County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Bullitt County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.bullittcounty.ky.gov/ Bullitt County Courthouse]<br>149 N Walnut Street<br>Shepherdsville, KY 40165<br>Phone: 602.543.2262<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bullitt County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Address:<br>Bullitt County Judicial Center<br>250 Frank E. Simon Avenue<br>Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165
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Mailing Address:<br>Bullitt County Judicial Center<br>P.O. Box 746<br>Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165
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Phone Numbers: 502-543-7104 or 502-955-7764
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==== History  ====
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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==== Places / Localities  ====
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Bardstown Junction  
 
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| Barrallton  
 
| Barrallton  
| Fox Chase  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_Chase,_Kentucky Fox Chase]
 
| Lotus  
 
| Lotus  
 
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Shepherdsville|subject|disp=Shepherdsville}}
 
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Shepherdsville|subject|disp=Shepherdsville}}
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| Belmont  
 
| Belmont  
| Hillview  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillview,_Kentucky Hillview]
| Pioneer Village  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_Village,_Kentucky Pioneer Village]
 
| Solitude
 
| Solitude
 
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| Brooks  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooks,_Kentucky Brooks]
 
| Hobbs  
 
| Hobbs  
 
| Pitts Point  
 
| Pitts Point  
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| Brownington  
 
| Brownington  
| Hunters Hollow  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunters_Hollow,_Kentucky Hunters Hollow]
 
| Poplar Level  
 
| Poplar Level  
 
| Whitfield
 
| Whitfield
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| Zoneton
 
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| Clermont  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clermont,_Kentucky Clermont]
| Labanon Junction  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebanon_Junction,_Kentucky Lebanon Junction]
 
| Salt River  
 
| Salt River  
 
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==== African Americans  ====
 
==== African Americans  ====
  
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/bullitt.html Bullitt Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/bullitt.html Bullitt Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=995 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Bracken County ]and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=995 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Bracken County ]and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*{{FHL|540753|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Bell County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*{{FHL|540753|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Bell County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Bell County cemeteries ]gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Bell County cemeteries ]gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1796-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to K (1796-1935)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Bullitt County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Bullitt County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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Founded December 13, 1796
County Seat Shepherdsville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Bullitt County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1797 1852 1810 1797 1796
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Bullitt County Courthouse
149 N Walnut Street
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Phone: 602.543.2262[1]

Address:
Bullitt County Judicial Center
250 Frank E. Simon Avenue
Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165

Mailing Address:
Bullitt County Judicial Center
P.O. Box 746
Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165

Phone Numbers: 502-543-7104 or 502-955-7764

History

Parent County

1796--Bullitt County was created 13 December 1796 from Jefferson and Nelson Counties.
County seat: Shepherdsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bardstown Junction Cupio Limestone Springs Scuffletown
Barrallton Fox Chase Lotus Shepherdsville
Beech Grove Gap in Knob Mount Washington Smithville
Belmont Hillview Pioneer Village Solitude
Brooks Hobbs Pitts Point Stites
Brownington Hunters Hollow Poplar Level Whitfield
Cedar Grove Katharyn Ridgetop Zoneton
Clermont Lebanon Junction Salt River

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18003,542
18104,31121.7%
18205,83135.3%
18305,652−3.1%
18406,33412.1%
18506,7746.9%
18607,2897.6%
18707,7816.7%
18808,5219.5%
18908,291−2.7%
19009,60215.8%
19109,487−1.2%
19209,328−1.7%
19308,868−4.9%
19409,5117.3%
195011,34919.3%
196015,72638.6%
197026,09065.9%
198043,34666.1%
199047,5679.7%
200061,23628.7%
Est. 200875,02822.5%
Kentucky State Data Center

For tips on accessing Bullitt County, Kentucky census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Owen] Owen, Betty Cox. The Owen Family in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Shepherdsville, Ky.: Bullitt County Genealogical Society, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2owb

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Bullitt County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book A: 1803-1824
  2. Will Book B: 1823-1838

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Bullitt County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bullitt County, Kentucky page 269, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).