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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Bullitt County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Kentucky|Kentucky&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Bullitt_County,_Kentucky|Bullitt County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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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.
  
[[Image:Bullit_County,_Kentucky_Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Bullitt County Courthouse, Shepherdsville, Ky.]]
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{{KYDC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Bullitt County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| county_map = Bullitt_County_svg.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1796
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| founded date = December 13
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| seat wl = Shepherdsville
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}}
  
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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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#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Bullitt County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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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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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Bullitt County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1797
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1797
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1796
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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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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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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== Bullitt County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1796'''--Bullitt County was&nbsp;created 13 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson]] and [[Nelson County, Kentucky|Nelson]] Counties. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Shepherdsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1796'''--Bullitt County was&nbsp;created 13 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson]] and [[Nelson County, Kentucky|Nelson]] Counties. <br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Shepherdsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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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== Bullitt County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Bardstown Junction  
 
| 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  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195260&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Shepherdsville&columns=*,0,0 Shepherdsville]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Shepherdsville|subject|disp=Shepherdsville}}
 
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| Beech Grove  
 
| Beech Grove  
 
| Gap in Knob  
 
| Gap in Knob  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195259&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Mount+Washington&columns=*,0,0 Mount Washington]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Bullitt%2C+Mount+Washington|subject|disp=Mount Washington}}
 
| Smithville
 
| Smithville
 
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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
 
| 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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Spencer County, Kentucky|Spencer]]
 
*[[Spencer County, Kentucky|Spencer]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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[[Image:Kybullitt.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:
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==== African Americans  ====
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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==== Biographies  ====
  
*[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.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1066 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marion County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
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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;
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[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.
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*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  
 
*[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  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/marion.html Marion 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;
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*{{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.
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*[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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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1800= 3542
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| 1810= 4311
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| 1820= 5831
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| 1830= 5652
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| 1840= 6334
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| 1850= 6774
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| 1860= 7289
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| 1870= 7781
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| 1880= 8521
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| 1890= 8291
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| 1900= 9602
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| 1910= 9487
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| 1920= 9328
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| 1930= 8868
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| 1940= 9511
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| 1950= 11349
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| 1960= 15726
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| 1970= 26090
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| 1980= 43346
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| 1990= 47567
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| 2000= 61236
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| estimate= 75028
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| estyear= 2008
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| footnote=[http://ksdc.louisville.edu/ Kentucky State Data Center]
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}}
  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=436871&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Marion++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,180,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Marion 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.
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4152&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=18&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marion 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
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Owen] '''Owen, Betty Cox. ''The Owen Family in Bullitt County, Kentucky''. Shepherdsville, Ky.: Bullitt County Genealogical Society, 1992. {{FHL|623346|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ow2owb}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== 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  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195258&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Bullitt&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Bullitt/ Bullitt County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*[http://usgenweb.org] USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boone/ Boone County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://bullittcountyhistory.org/ The Bullitt County History Museum]
  
== References  ==
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== Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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[[Category:Bullitt_County,_Kentucky]]

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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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Bullitt County, Kentucky
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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
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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]
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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.