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 warrant number, 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. To see it ordered by the surveyor's name, follow this link.

Survey DateGranteeWarrantLocationAcresSurveyorDeed DateSold to
12 Jun 1774Christian, WilliamVA-3966Salt River, north of; Bullitt's Lick tract1000James Douglas24 Nov 1779 
15 Oct 1779Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
VA-7493Long Lick Creek, waters of340Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
15 Oct 1779Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
VA-7493Long Lick Creek, south side of340Isaac Cox6 Oct 1788 
12 Mar 1781Brashear, NicholasVA-7953Salt River, north of; Brashear's Station tract400Benjamin Stansbury21 Apr 1792 
15 Mar 1781McGee, ThomasVA-0429Salt River, north side of; Paroquet Springs tract450James Hord1 Jun 1782 
15 Mar 1781Myers, JacobVA-0460Salt River, north side of; Dowdall's Station tract400James Hord1 Jun 1782 
22 Mar 1781Shepherd, PeterVA-0335Salt River, north side of; includes Shepherdsville900Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782 
23 Mar 1781Shepherd, PeterVA-0147Salt River, south side of; opposite Shepherdsville600Benjamin Stansbury1 Nov 1782 
26 Mar 1781Crist, HenryVA-9072Cox's Creek, waters of; both sides652Richard May15 Dec 1805 
17 Apr 1781Brend, ThomasVA-0363Salt River, south side, southwest of Shepherd's 600977Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782John Hughes
17 Apr 1781Honey, JamesVA-0135Salt River, south of; southeast of Shepherd's 600970Benjamin Stansbury1 Jun 1782William Pope Jr.
21 Jul 1781May, GeorgeVA-0354Salt River, south of; near Shepherdsville400George May1 Jun 1782Richard Bibb
28 Nov 1782Philips, ThomasVA-0864Floyd's Fork, waters north of; near Brook's Spring400John Helm7 Jan 1784Joseph Brooks
10 Dec 1782Fristo, JohnVA-1739Floyd's Fork, waters north of200John Ray4 Jan 1786 
19 Dec 1782Edwards, JohnVA-0575Floyd's Fork, waters north of1500John Ray5 Jan 1784William Pope
Samuel Thornsberry
23 Dec 1782Wells, CartyVA-1412Floyd's Fork, northwest of400John Ray4 Jan 1786Abraham Miller
1 Jan 1783Tilford, JeremiahVA0876Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek400Isaac Cox23 Jan 1784 
1 Jan 1783Tilford, JeremiahVA0877Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek600Isaac Cox16 Jan 1784 
2 Jan 1783Whitaker, JohnVA-1467Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek460Isaac Cox2 Dec 1785 
2 Jan 1783Tilford, JeremiahVA0878Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek390Isaac Cox12 Jan 1784 
3 Jan 1783Hern, PeterOK-0059Wilson's Creek, waters of400Isaac Cox4 Apr 1793 
10 Jan 1783Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
VA-1786, VA-1791, VA-5481Floyd's Fork, waters north of; near Brook's Spring 400Will Oldham1 Apr 1785 
10 Jan 1783Holden, John
assignee of Major Beasley
VA-1786, VA-1791, VA-5481Floyd's Fork, waters north of; near Brook's Spring 1000Will Oldham22 Mar 1785 
17 Jan 1783Rude, JesseVA-1251Long Lick Creek, south of400John Handley16 Feb 1785 
21 Jan 1783Panebaker, WilliamVA-3024Salt River, south of; waters of Cedar Creek250John Green Jr.2 Dec 1785Samuel Boone
21 Jan 1783Whitaker, JohnVA-6315Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek300John Green Jr.29 Aug 1788 
23 Jan 1783Whitaker, JohnVA-1460Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek178John Green Jr.2 Dec 1785 
1 Feb 1783Whitaker, CharlesVA-1310Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek58John Green Jr.1 Jun 1785 
2 Feb 1783Macker, JohnVA-3002Wilson's Creek, waters of500Samuel Smyth10 Dec 1785Adam Shepherd
2 Feb 1783Huffman, PhillipVA-5746Wilson's Creek, waters of500Sam Smyth4 Aug 1786 
10 Feb 1783Garrard, JamesVA-0988.2Salt River, north side, below Floyd's Fork378John Ray Jr.10 Apr 1784 
14 Feb 1783Chinn, CharlesVA-6454Long Lick Creek, north side1000Thomas Whitledge3 Sep 1787 
15 Feb 1783Pearman, SamuelVA-4872Wilson's Creek, waters of400Ben Patton20 Sep 1786 
19 Feb 1783Oldham, WilliamVA-1382Floyd's Fork, waters northwest of; near Clear's Station400William Oldham20 Feb 1785 
21 Feb 1783Jones, GabrielVA-2939Floyd's Fork, waters north of2500? Floyd2 Dec 1785 
22 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnVA-0926Salt River, south side; waters of Buffalo Run400Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
24 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnVA-0914Salt River, south side; waters of Buffalo Run560Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784 
24 Feb 1783Edwards, JohnVA-0915Salt River, south side; waters of Buffalo Run440Thomas Whitledge15 Jun1784Patrick McGee
27 Feb 1783Whitaker, ElijahVA-1481Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek200Thomas Whitledge2 Dec 1785 
28 Feb 1783Harrison, CuthbertVA-1814Rolling Fork, waters north of; along Crooked Creek5000Samuel Smyth2 Dec 1785 
28 Feb 1783Whitaker, JohnVA-1459Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek150Thomas Whitledge2 Dec 1785 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeVA-9204, VA-9205, VA-9206.1Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear's Run - settlement400John Handley- 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeVA-9204, VA-9205, VA-9206.1Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear's Run - NW of settlement500John Handley- 
12 Mar 1783Clear, GeorgeVA-9204, VA-9205, VA-9206.1Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear's Run - SE of settlement500John Handley- 
12 Mar 1783Terrell, Samuel
& Martin Hawkins
VA-1336Salt River, north side opposite Cox's Creek400Thomas Whitledge2 May 1785 
5 Jul 1783Mitchell, David
& George Wilson
VA-1547Wilson's Creek, waters of400George Wilson2 Dec 1785 
5 Jul 1783Wilson, GeorgeVA-1987Wilson's Creek, waters of400George Wilson15 Feb 1785 
12 Jul 1783Sanders, ThomasVA-4337Floyd's Fork, waters of Cedar Creek500George Wilson20 Sep 1786 
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobVA-1565Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear Run - Clear's Station tract50J. Hite19 May 1785Joseph Brooks
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobVA-1566Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear Run400J. Hite-Joseph Brooks
6 Aug 1783Myers, JacobVA-2980Floyd's Fork, waters of Clear Run500J. Hite2 Dec 1785Joseph Brooks
8 Sep 1783Smyth, SamuelVA-3869Wilson's Creek, waters of400Sam Smyth9 May 1786 
2 Oct 1783Brashear, NicholasVA-8984Salt River, north side near Floyd's Fork400Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
24 Oct 1783Myers, JacobVA-1537Long Lick Creek, waters of400Isaac Cox2 Dec 1785 
11 Nov 1783Johnson, RichardVA-1649, VA-2000, VA-2001Salt River, north of; waters of McCullough Run2000John Drake15 Dec1796Land Sales
17 Nov 1783Brashear, NicholasVA-8983Salt River, north side near Floyd's Fork1000Thomas Whitledge14 May 1798 
22 Nov 1783Simmons, Richard
assignee of Marsham Brashear
VA-1851Salt River, north of; near Floyd's Fork400Thomas Whitledge1 Apr 1785 
24 Nov 1783Brashear, MarshamVA-1882Salt River, north side near Floyd's Fork600Thomas Whitledge19 Apr 1785 
25 Nov 1783Brashear, MarshamVA-3531Salt River, north side near Floyd's Fork400Thomas Whitledge13 Mar 1786 
6 Jan 1784Leitch, DavidVA-8847Salt River, north of; east of Floyd's Fork14,000David Standiford11 Jan 1795 
12 Jan 1784Froman, JacobVA-8980Salt River, north side; adjoins Bullitt's Lick tract1670Thomas Whitledge8 Dec 1798 
5 Feb 1784Bell, JohnVA-1082Cox's Creek, west fork, west side800Isaac Cox2 Dec 1785Edward Truman
George Bell
Jesse Kirby
Valentine Nicholas
William Shoptaugh
Michael Troutman
24 Feb 1784Pope, William
and Paul Froman
VA-2465Salt River, south side of, above Buffalo Run400Thomas Whitledge17 Nov 1785Jacob Ambrose
John Edwards
27 Feb 1784Shepherd, Adam
assignee of Spelman & Owings
VA-1886Long Lick Creek, south side of400Thomas Whitledge19 May 1785 
3 Mar 1784Case, ReubenVA-3891Salt River, north of; adjoining Shepherd's 900 acre tract378Thomas Whitledge14 Aug 1786 
13 Mar 1784Mitchell, David
Wilson, George
VA-4124Salt River, south side of; mouth of Cox's Creek547Isaac Cox2 Feb 1786 
17 Mar 1784Overton, Waller
Overton, Clough
VA-2484Salt River, south of; below mouth of Cox's Creek117Isaac Cox16 Jan 1786 
17 Mar 1784Wilson, HenryVA-8583Salt River, south of; downstream from Cox's Creek200Isaac Cox10 Aug 1786 
18 Mar 1784Rowland, ThomasVA-7018Cox's Creek, waters of840Isaac Cox15 Apr 1817 
16 Apr 1784Wynhoop, BenjaminVA-3338Salt River, north of; east of Pond Creek21231Daniel Sullivan20 Feb 1786James F. Moore
Joseph Brooks
29 Apr 1784Cox, GabrielVA-3325Salt River, south side; upstream from Cox's Creek790George May8 May 1786 
7 May 1784Owens, WilliamVA-3796Salt River, south side of; junction of Cedar Creek200Thomas Whitledge7 Jul 1786 
13 May 1784Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
VA-1649, VA-2000, VA-2001Salt River, north of; waters of McCullough Run400Thomas Whitledge20 May 1785Land Sales
13 May 1784Johnson, Richard
assignee of Thomas Johnson
assignee of James McCullock
VA-1649, VA-2000, VA-2001Salt River, north of; waters of McCullough Run1000Thomas Whitledge Land Sales
7 Jun 1784Cullum, GeorgeVA-4798Salt River, south side, at mouth of Long Lick Creek700John Ray19 Jul 1786 
24 Jun 1784Beall, WalterVA-4542Floyd's Fork, waters northwest of200Thomas Whitledge20 Sep 1787 
25 Jun 1784Shannon, WilliamVA-8246Salt River, south of, near Cedar Creek500Thomas Whitledge17 Mar 1790 
27 Jun 1784Williams, EdwardVA-4378, VA-4379Floyd's Fork, waters north of1400Benjamin Patton20 Sep 1786Isaac Hornbeck
George Reed
28 Jun 1784Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
VA-9230Long Lick Creek, north side400Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
28 Jun 1784Patton, Matthew
assignee of Peter Phillips
VA-9231Long Lick Creek, north side1000Bayn Patton15 Nov 1802 
4 Jul 1784Horine, JacobVA-6424Knob Creek, waters of500Baker Ewing1 Aug 1787 
16 Jul 1784Shannon, WilliamVA-8233Cox's Creek, waters of East Fork560Thomas Whitledge17 Mar 1790 
24 Jul 1784Crist, Henry
& Solomon Spears
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
VA-4332Long Lick Creek, waters of400Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
24 Jul 1784Spears, Solomon
& Henry Crist
assignees of Parmanus Briscoe
VA-4332Long Lick Creek, north side400Thomas Whitledge20 Aug 1786 
24 Aug 1784Macker, JohnVA-3426Crooked Creek, waters of Cane Run500Samuel Smyth10 Dec 1785Adam Shepherd
25 Aug 1784Macker, JohnVA-3414Crooked Creek, waters of Cane Run500Samuel Smyth10 Dec 1785Adam Shepherd
16 Nov 1784Whitaker, JohnVA-5372Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek162Thomas Whitledge3 Jan 1788 
24 Nov 1784Reeves, ThomasVA-5707Crooked Creek, waters of Cane Run400Samuel Smyth17 Sep 1786 
30 Nov 1784Mays, JohnVA-5343Long Lick Creek, south of100Isaac Cox19 Apr 1788 
1 Dec 1784Myers, JacobVA-7465Salt River, south side of; upstream from mouth of Rolling Fork1500Isaac Cox14 Aug 1786 
27 Oct 1785Broughton, CharlesVA-9054Long Lick Creek, waters of250John Ray3 Dec 1801 
27 Oct 1785Broughton, CharlesVA-9055Long Lick Creek, waters of500John Ray3 Dec 1801 
2 Nov 1785Frye, BenjaminVA-8655Long Lick Creek, north side1000Isaac Cox13 May 1787 
5 Dec 1785Myers, JacobVA-6255Salt River, north side; near mouth of Rolling Fork1000John Helm14 May 1788 
7 Dec 1785Myers, JacobVA-6253Salt River, north side; below mouth of Rolling Fork467.5John Helm14 May 1788 
5 Jan 1786Fitzhugh, WilliamVA-7087Salt River, south of; below mouth of Cox's Creek5850Isaac Cox14 Nov 1786Richard Bibb
6 Jan 1786Christian, WilliamVA-9196Salt River, north of; adjoining Bullitt's Lick tract2000Robert Breckinridgecaveat filed 
16 Jan 1786King, JohnVA-7220Long Lick Creek, waters south of400Adam Shepherd26 May 1787William Shain
William Shain
16 Jan 1786Shepherd, PeterVA-7449Long Lick Creek, south side of100John Ray6 Oct 1788 
20 Jan 1786Whitaker, JohnVA-6307Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek360Isaac Cox18 Aug 1788 
21 Jan 1786Whitaker, JohnVA-6308Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek200Isaac Cox18 Aug 1788 
21 Jan 1786Whitaker, JohnVA-6329Salt River, south of on Cedar Creek200Isaac Cox18 Aug 1788 
25 Apr 1786Guthrie, JamesVA-6588Floyd's Fork, waters of Cedar Creek400Sam Bell10 Feb 1789 
5 Jun 1786Shanklin, RobertVA-7441, VA-7142, VA-7143Floyd's Fork, waters northwest of1400Robert Breckinridge5 Aug 1788Richard Shanklin
William Pope, etc.
2 Jan 1787Panebecker, WiantVA-7828Salt River, south of; between Cox's Creek and Floyd's Fork400Adam Shepherd22 Feb 1790 
17 Oct 1787Briscoe, ParmenusVA-7944Long Lick Creek, waters of60Isaac Cox26 Apr 1792 
22 Oct 1787Walton, MatthewVA-7582Salt River, south side & adjoining Long Lick Creek7880Isaac Cox9 Feb 1789 
13 Mar 1788Hunter, JohnVA-9364Rolling Fork, north side of, downstream from Wilson's Creek1000John Helm21 Apr 1792Benjamin Chapeze
13 Mar 1788Hurst, JohnVA-9352Rolling Fork, north of, mouth of Wilson's Creek1000John Helm21 Apr 1792 
18 Dec 1788Stansbury, BenjaminVA-8254, VA-8255Salt River, waters of; between Christian 1000 & Shepherd 900 & 600 tracts456James F. Moore18 May 1790 
2 Apr 1789Edwards, BenjaminOK-0040Salt River, south side; southwest of Salt River ferry500John Ray20 Mar 1793 
15 May 1789Harlan, JamesVA-6810Salt River, south of, near Cedar Creek560James Cox21 May 1790 
25 May 1789Mays, JohnVA-8945, VA-8946Long Lick Creek, south of200+300Adam Shepherd1 Aug 1796 
12 Jun 1789Gainheart, MichaelVA-8554Floyd's Fork, waters northwest of200James F. Moore20 Apr 1792 
7 Jul 1789Gaither, JohnVA-8563Salt River, south side of; near Floyd's Fork500Ben Pope22 Apr 1792 
4 Feb 1790Myers, JacobVA-8456Salt River, north side; between Shepherdsville & Rolling Fork5796.25Alexander Breckinridge13 Apr 1792 
8 Feb 1790Myers, JacobVA-8435.2Salt River, north side; between Shepherdsville & Rolling Fork100Alexander Breckinridge13 Apr 1792 
11 Jun 1792Smyth, SamuelOK-1276Crooked Creek, waters of Cane Run500Samuel Smyth8 Mar 1796 
3 Aug 1792Larue, JohnOK-0192Floyd's Fork, waters north of21,000Benjamin Stansbury16 May 1793 
6 Aug 1792Neale, BenjaminOK-0129Salt River, south side; between Cox's Creek and Rolling Fork1000Benjamin Stansbury10 May 1793William Pope
24 Oct 1792Slaughter, GeorgeOK-0158Floyd's Fork, waters north of680Alexander Breckinridge10 May 1793 
25 Oct 1792Brooks, JosephOK-5246Floyd's Fork, waters north of820Alexander Breckinridge8 Aug 1802 
26 Oct 1792Edwards, BenjaminOK0461Salt River, south side; waters of Buffalo Run1000James Cox17 Mar 1794 
1 Nov 1792Brooks, JosephOK-0155Floyd's Fork, waters of; headwaters of Blue Lick Run690Robert Breckinridge20 May 1793 
1 Nov 1792Brooks, JosephOK-0156Floyd's Fork, waters of; waters of Blue Lick Run300Robert Breckinridge20 May 1793 
3 Nov 1792Stansbury, ThomasOK-0223Floyd's Fork, waters of at Long Bend600James F. Moore16 May 1793 
15 May 1793Bowman, JacobOK-0345Salt River, south side, downstream from Shepherdsville1000James Cox10 Dec 1793 
8 Jun 1793Bowman, JacobOK-0376Long Lick Creek, north side1000James Cox4 Jan 1795 
1 Dec 1795Johnson, RichardVA-1650Salt River, north of; adjoins William Christian's 1000200John Drake15 Dec 1796 
1 Dec 1796Froman, Jacob
assignee of Paul Froman
VA-2189Salt River, south side of; Pitt's Point site600James Cox17 Aug 1797 
17 Oct 1797Shepherd, Adam
& James Shanks
OK-4575Rolling Fork, north of391James Shanks14 Jun 1800 
27 Oct 1797Dowdall, JamesOK-5254Salt River, south side, between Cox's Creek & Floyd's Fork500James Shanks2 Jun 1802 
16 Nov 1797Stansbury, ThomasOK-4646Floyd's Fork, waters north of635John G. Moore20 Jun 1800 
24 Nov 1797Shanks, JamesOK-5526Salt River, south of, waters of Cedar Creek225James Shanks4 Feb 1805 
29 Aug 1798Shepherd, AdamOK-4579Long Lick Creek, south of200James Shanks16 Jun 1800 
19 Sep 1798Crist, HenryOK-4975Cox's Creek, waters of East Fork200Henry Crist11 Jun 1801 
20 Sep 1798Taylor, KitinahOK-6504Salt River, north side of; upstream from Floyd's Fork2,000James Shanks8 May 1812 
22 Sep 1798Shepherd, Adam
& James Shanks
OK-3704Rolling Fork, north side of500James Shanks11 Jul 1799 
28 Sep 1798Shepherd, AdamOK-4868Long Lick Creek, north side925James Shanks16 Mar 1801 
30 Oct 1804Breckinridge, RobertOK-5650Floyd's Fork, waters of Brook's Run2500James Shanks18 Jun 1805 

If you, the reader, have an interest in any particular part of our county history, and wish to contribute to this effort, use the form on our Contact Us page to send us your comments about this, or any Bullitt County History page. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you feel that we have misspoken at any point, please feel free to point this out to us.

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 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 9 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: 12 Jun 2021 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/original-surveys3.html