On pages 55-56 of The Kentucky State Register, for the year 1847, the editor, Taliaferro P. Shaffner, listed the names of local officials and prominent businessmen of Bullitt County. This was published by Morton & Griswold, Louisville, 1847, and is available in digitized form on Google Books.
The names are given below, spelled as Mr. Shaffner spelled them.
Justices of the Peace: James Samuels, Thomas J. Joyce, W. W. Swearengen, Austin Hall, David L. Brooks, Richard W. Deats, Robert F. Samuel, George W. Miles, W. B. Holtzclaw, Alfred P. Robards, Wilford W. Mananan, and Jonathan D. S. Peacock.
Sheriff, Wilford Lee, commissioned Nov. 20, 1844.
Deputy Sheriffs: H. C. Thomas, Charles Lee, and W. B. Hamilton.
Clerk, Noah C. Summers.
County Attorney, Richard H. Field, Shepherdsville.
Jailer, Frederick Travis, Shepherdsville.
Coroner, John S. Thixton, Shepherdsville.
Constables: Wesley Phelps, Loyd Friddle, Jas. W. Samuels, Geo. E. Rogers, H. C. Hamilton, Wm Hardman, J. W. Simmons, and G. W. Maraman.
Notary Public, Robert F. Samuel.
Surveyor, L. E. Shultz.
Commissioners of Tax: Nathaniel P. Saunders and Michael O. Wade.
Attorneys at Law: R. D. N. Morgan, W. R. Thompson, D. B. Abernathy, H. C. Ulen, and R. H. Field, Shepherdsville; Nathaniel P. Saunders, Mt. Washington.
Physicians: Samuel A. McKay, Joseph F. Buckhead, Alvin S. Purdy, and B. F. Saunders, Shepherdsville; Frederick Johnson and B. M. Wyble, Mt. Washington.
Principal Merchants: Abraham Field, John S. Thixton & J. P. Majender, Joseph Brownold, Samuel N. Smith, John Nusy, W. B. & S. S. Hamilton, Wm. Smith, J. C. Bucky, Jos. Hough, and John Shorwater, Shepherdsville; S. R. Samuels and Quiry & Tyler, Salt River Forge; and D. B. Whitman, Crooked Creek Furnace.
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