The Bullitt County History Museum

Fulner Cemetery (Old Ford Road)

Fulner Cemetery - Location: 170 Old Ford Road (N 37 58.8944, W 85 43.6632); Elevation: 482 ft; Date Visited: 2/7/09; Available Pictures: 7 [Cem #259b]

Directions: From the courthouse take Highway 61 south to Beech Grove Road. Turn right onto Beech Grove Road. Then turn right onto Old Ford Road. Then turn left into the drive next to 156 Old Ford Road and follow that to the house this is 170 Old Ford Road. The cemetery is located to the left of the house in the wooded area at the end of the yard.


The History of this cemetery starts on January 2, 1896 when John Fulner bought this property from Louis Keehn.(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 31:205&206) John and his wife Theresa lived on this property about 2 years. During this time according to the 1900 census John and his wife had two children that passed away. On January 14, 1898 when John and his wife sold the property to Charles D. Lee an 1/8 acre was set aside for a graveyard in the deed by John Fulner.. (Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 32:202&203)

The following is a list of the owners of this property that covers the next 90 years.

August 28, 1917 - Charles D. & Nannie Lee to Perry T. Mumford
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 46:169)

December 30, 1926 - Perry T. and Sarah Mumford to W.E. Osborn
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 52:116&117)

July 15, 1946 - W.E. Osborne to Osborne Heirs by Will
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Will Book L: 199)

January 31, 1947 - Marie and Roy Dever, Goldie and Edward Baugh, Lora and Charles Quick, George and Susie Osborne, Oscar Osborne, William and Lillian Osborne, Lillie and Chester McCreary, W.E. Osborne heirs to Charles and Sudie Cundiff.
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 71:181&182)

January 3, 1948 - Charles and Sudie Cundiff to Billy Harve Milam
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 72:232)

August 3, 1948 - Billy Harve Milam to A.N. and Eva Vance
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 73:57)

September 5, 1963 - A.N. Vance to Eva Vance
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 108:210&211)

September 19, 1967 - Eva Vance to Joseph and Betty Clan
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 122:183-185)

October 24, 1986 - Joseph and Betty Clan to John and Tammy Clan
(Bullitt County, Kentucky Deed Book 287:412-415)

Note: All of the above deeds have excluded the graveyard


The Bullitt County Genealogical Society Cemetery Committee visited the cemetery on February 7, 2009 and found 6 fieldstones and 1 depression.

The owner tells us the he counted 7 fieldstones and that at one time one of the fieldstones had a toy baby doll lying next to it.

Also, according to the owner the following people have said they had relatives buried in this cemetery.

William Osborne - His brother is buried in this cemetery
Carl McDaniel
Marie Wheeler

Through research we have compiled the follow list of burials:

Unknown Fulner

Unknown Fulner
Source: 1900 Federal Census, Kentucky, Bullitt County

George Nathan Osborne
B: March 31, 1928
D: April 30, 1928
Source: Kentucky Death Certificate

John Nathan Osborne
B: August 9, 1929
D: August 9, 1929
Source: Kentucky Death Certificate

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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: 08 Sep 2018 . Page URL: