Bullitt County History

Original Surveys

Ordered by Survey Date

This list of original surveys is ordered by the date of the survey. Also provided are the survey grantee (the one for whom the survey was performed), the number of acres in the survey, the name of the surveyor, the date when the grantee received a deed to the survey, and, if available, to whom the tract was later sold. Selecting the name of the grantee will take you to a page dealing with that survey.

To see this list ordered by the name of the grantee, following this link. To see it ordered by the survey location, follow this link.

Survey DateGranteeLocationAcresSurveyorDeed DateSold to
12 Jun 1774Christian, WilliamSalt River, north of; Bullitt's Lick tract1000James Douglas24 Nov 1779 
15 Oct 1779Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek340Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
15 Oct 1779Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek340Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
12 Mar 1781Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of; Brashear's Station tract400Benjamin Stansbury21 Apr 1792 
15 Mar 1781McGee, ThomasSalt River, north of; Paroquet Springs tract450James Hord1 Jun 1782 
15 Mar 1781Myers, JacobSalt River, north of; Dowdall's Station tract400James Hord1 Jun 1782 
22 Mar 1781Shepherd, PeterSalt River, north of; includes Shepherdsville900Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782 
23 Mar 1781Shepherd, PeterSalt River, south of Shepherdsville600Benjamin Stansbury1 Nov 1782 
17 Apr 1781Brend, ThomasSalt River, south of; SW Shepherd's 600977Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782John Hughes
17 Apr 1781Honey, JamesSalt River, south of; SE of Shepherd's 600970Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782William Pope Jr.
21 Jul 1781May, GeorgeSalt River, south; adjoins James Honey400George May1 Jun 1782Richard Bibb
28 Nov 1782Philips, Thomasnorth-central Bullitt County, at Brooks exit400John Helm7 Jan 1784Joseph Brooks
27 Feb 1782Whitaker, ElijahSalt River, south of, near Cedar Creek200Thomas Whitledge2 Dec 1785 
10 Jan 1783Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
Floyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick400Will Oldham1 Apr 1785 
10 Jan 1783Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
Floyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick1000Will Oldham22 Mar 1785 
17 Jan 1783Reede, JesseLong Lick Creek400John Handley16 Feb 1785 
10 Feb 1783Garrard, JamesSalt River, north of, adjoins Jacob Myers378John Ray Jr.10 Apr 1784 
14 Feb 1783Chinn, CharlesLong Lick Creek1000Thomas Whitledge3 Sep 1787 
22 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of400Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
24 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of560Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
24 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnSalt River, south of440Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784Patrick McGee
28 Feb 1783Harrison, CuthbertRolling Fork River, east side5000Samuel Smyth2 Dec 1785 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - settlement400John Handley- 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - NW of settlement500John Handley- 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeClear's Run - SE of settlement500John Handley- 
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobClear's Station, Waters of Floyd's Fork50J. Hite19 May 1785Joseph Brooks
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobClear's Station, near; Waters of Floyd's Fork400J. Hite-Joseph Brooks
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobClear's Station, near; Waters of Floyd's Fork500J. Hite2 Dec 1785Joseph Brooks
2 Oct 1783Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of400Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
24 Oct 1783Myers, JacobLong Lick Creek400Isaac Cox2 Dec 1785 
11 Nov 1783Johnson, RichardMcCullough Run, Salt River2000John Drake15 Dec1796Land Sales
17 Nov 1783Brashear, NicholasSalt River, north of; & Floyd's Fork1000Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
22 Nov 1783Simmons, Richard
assignee of Marsham Brashear
Salt River, north of400Thomas Whitledge1 Apr 1785 
24 Nov 1783Brashear, MarshamSalt River, north of600Thomas Whitledge19 Apr 1785 
25 Nov 1783Brashear, MarshamSalt River, north of400Thomas Whitledge13 Mar 1786 
12 Jan 1784Froman, JacobSalt River, north; adjoins Christian's 10001670Thomas Whitledge8 Dec 1798 
24 Feb 1784Pope, William
and Paul Froman
Salt River, south of, adjoining John Edwards400Thomas Whitledge17 Nov 1785Jacob Ambrose
John Edwards
27 Feb 1784Shepherd, Adam
assignee of Spelman & Owings
Long Lick Creek400Thomas Whitledge19 May 1785 
13 May 1784Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
McCullough Run, Salt River400Thomas Whitledge20 May 1785Land Sales
13 May 1784Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
McCullough Run, Salt River1000Thomas Whitledge Land Sales
7 May 1784Owens, WilliamSalt River, south of; & Cedar Creek200Thomas Whitledge7 Jul 1786 
25 Jun 1784Shannon, WilliamSalt River, south of, near Cedar Creek500Thomas Whitledge17 Mar 1790 
27 Jun 1784Williams, EdwardFloyd's Fork, waters of; on trace to Bullitt's Lick1400Benjamin Patton20 Sep 1786 
28 Jun 1784Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
Long Lick Creek400Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
28 Jun 1784Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
Long Lick Creek1000Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
7 Jun 1784Cullum, GeorgeSalt River, south, near Long Lick Creek700John Ray19 Jul 1786 
24 Jul 1784Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek400Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
24 Jul 1784Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
Long Lick Creek400Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
4 Jul 1784Horine, JacobKnob Creek500Baker Ewing1 Aug 1787 
27 Oct 1785Broughton, CharlesLong Lick Creek250John Ray3 Dec 1801 
27 Oct 1785Broughton, CharlesLong Lick Creek500John Ray3 Dec 1801 
2 Nov 1785Frye, BenjaminLong Lick Creek1000Isaac Cox13 May 1787 
16 Jan 1786Shepherd, PeterLong Lick Creek100John Ray6 Oct 1788 
5 Jun 1786Shanklin, RobertClear Run, Brooks Run, Floyd's Fork1400Robert Breckinridge5 Aug 1788 
17 Oct 1787Briscoe, ParmenusLong Lick Creek60Isaac Cox26 Apr 1792 
18 Dec 1788Stansbury, BenjaminBetween Christian 1000 & Shepherd tracts456James F. Moore18 May 1790 
2 Apr 1789Edwards, Benjaminabout a mile SW of Salt River ferry500John Ray20 Mar 1793 
7 Jul 1789Gaither, JohnSalt River, south of near Floyd's Fork500Ben Pope22 Apr 1792 
3 Aug 1792Larue, JohnNo. Bullitt & So Jefferson Counties21,000Benjamin Stansbury16 May 1793 
15 May 1793Bowman, JacobAdjoining Shepherd's 600 Acre Tract1000James Cox10 Dec 1793 
8 Jun 1793Bowman, JacobLong Lick Creek1000James Cox4 Jan 1795 
1 Dec 1795Johnson, RichardAdjoins William Christian's 1000200John Drake15 Dec 1796 
1 Dec 1796Froman, Jacob
assignee of Paul Froman
Pitts Point site600James Cox17 Aug 1797 
29 Aug 1798Shepherd, AdamLong Lick Creek200James Shanks16 Jun 1800 
28 Sep 1798Shepherd, AdamLong Lick Creek, north of925James Shanks16 Mar 1801 

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