The Bullitt County History Museum

Wilderness Road Volumes 1-3 Online

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Volume 1, Number 1 - September 1988
Map of Wilderness Road; Wilderness Road Essay; Antecdotes; Marriage Book I, part 1; 1810 Census; Ancestor Charts; Magruder Cemeteries; War in Kentucky; Deed Book A, part 1.
Volume 1, Number 2 - December 1988
Guardian Accounts Book A, part 1; Mt. Washington in 1930; Deed Book A, part 2; Marriage Book I, part 2; Isis Dean Jarvis Recollections; Ancestor Charts.
Volume 1, Number 3 - March 1989
Jeremiah Vardaman Crenshaw; County History (1912), part 1; Guardian Accounts Book A, part 2; Marriage Book I, part 3; Lewis and Margaret Brown Family History.
Volume 1, Number 4 - June 1989
Minnie Nibbs Nusz Obituary; Guardian Accounts Book A, part 3; County History (1912), part 2; Mt. Washington History; Ancestor Charts; Volume I Index.
Volume 2, Number 1 - September 1989
Old Bullitt County Map; Salt River Tiger 1896; 1860 Mortality Schedules; Bullitt County Records at State Archives; Bullitt County Newspapers on Microfilm; Marriage Book I, part 4; Ancestor Chart.
Volume 2, Number 2 - December 1989
County History (1912), part 3; Elva Dolly Wade Obituary; Guardian Accounts Book A, part 4; Lydia Weller + Henry T. Cummins; 1812 Diary Entry on Earthquake; Maria Fox Obituary; Ancestor Charts; Dorothy Goforth Obituary.
Volume 2, Number 3 - March 1990
Guardian Accounts Book A, part 5; Steamboat Companies Article; County History (1912), part 4; Arabelle Engle David Obituary; Marriage Book I, part 5; Deed Book A2, part 1; Ancestor Charts.
Volume 2, Number 4 - June 1990
Guardian Accounts Book A, end; Guardian Accounts Book B, part 1; Marriage Book I, part 6; Will Book A, part 1; Gene Osselmeier Obituary; Frank E. Simon Obituary; Conservation Message from Chief Seattle to President Pierce; Embry L. Swearingen Brief Bio; Ancestor Charts; Society Membership List.
Volume 3, Number 1 - September 1990
Guardian Accounts Book B, part 2; 1797 Tax List, part 1; Will Book A, part 2; Marriage Book I, part 7; John L. Foster Family Photo; General Henry Crist's Remains; Rogers-Collings Bible Records; Who's Who in Louisville 1926: Wallace McKay, Napoleon Wiggington, and John Phillip Jenkins; Sarah O'Donnell Article; Ancestor Charts.
Volume 3, Number 2 - December 1990
Guardian Accounts Book B, part 3; 1797 Tax List, part 2; Will Book A, part 3; Deed Book A2, part 2; Old Foster Family Cemetery; Captain John L. Foster; Old Barbeque Poster; Quick Families of Bullitt and Jefferson Counties; James Madison Carpenter; Newman Family 1922 Calamity; Ancestor Charts.
Volume 3, Number 3 - March 1991
Guardian Accounts Book B, part 4; 1798 Tax List, part 1; Will Book A, part 4; Jane Bartlett Obituary Article; Henry Lee Obituary; Who's Who in Louisville 1926: Otte W. Clarke, Phillip Lee Shane, Susan B. Shane; Bullitt's Lick Early Pioneers; Ancestor Charts; Old Handwriting Article; The Saunders Place.
Volume 3, Number 4 - June 1991
1798 Tax List, part 2; Greenbriar School; Old Shepherdsville Cemetery; Book Reviews; Guardian Accounts Book B, part 5; Edward Hessey Burial Site; Will Book A, part 5; Ancestor Charts; Volume Three Index.

You may order back volumes of the Wilderness Road from Bullitt County Genealogical Society, PO Box 960, Shepherdsville KY 40165. Each volume is $20. Some record abstracts published serially in Wilderness Road have been collated and indexed and are available in book form (see book list). Each issue also contains miscellaneous records, queries, ancestor charts, museum news, book reviews, etc.

Many issues are available for sale at the Bullitt County History Museum. Follow this link to our Wilderness Road Issues page for a more detailed description of what is in each issue.

The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 06 May 2017 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bcgensoc/wrissuesonline.html