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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Bullitt_County,_Kentucky|Bullitt County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Bullitt_County,_Kentucky|Bullitt County]]''  
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Guide to '''Bullitt County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, military records, and immigration records.
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== Quick Dates ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Courthouse ==
  
Bullitt County's civil records start the following years:
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==== <br>County Courthouse ====
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[[Image:Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]] [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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Bullitt County Courthouse<br> 149 N Walnut Street<br> Shepherdsville, KY 40165<br> Phone: 602.543.2262&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records&nbsp;from 1795, <br>land records from 1796 and military records 1921-1997; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; <br>Clerk District Court has probate records <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  
 
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  
 
Mailing Address:<br>Bullitt County Judicial Center<br>P.O. Box 746<br>Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165  
  
Phone Numbers:  
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Phone Numbers: 502-543-7104 or 502-955-7764  
 
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==== [[Image:Bullit County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|250px]]&nbsp;History  ====
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== Bullitt County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing  
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*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
  
==== Places / Localities  ====
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Spencer County, Kentucky|Spencer]]
 
*[[Spencer County, Kentucky|Spencer]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African Americans  ====
 
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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  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Bullitt County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517141}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1874''' - Bullitt County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517142}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1862''' - Bullitt County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch {{IGI|M517141}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1878''' - Bullitt County Marriage Index 1878. Batch {{IGI|M517143}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[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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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
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*[http://bullittcountyhistory.org/ The Bullitt County History Museum]
 
*[http://bullittcountyhistory.org/ The Bullitt County History Museum]
  
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Revision as of 18:57, 27 March 2013

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Guide to Bullitt County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, military records, and immigration records.

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Founded December 13, 1796
County Seat Shepherdsville
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Contents

Bullitt County Kentucky 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

Bullitt County Kentucky 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

Bullitt County Kentucky 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

Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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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

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Bullitt County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517141 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Bullitt County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517142 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1862 - Bullitt County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch M517141 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1878 - Bullitt County Marriage Index 1878. Batch M517143 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy 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).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.