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Jefferson County Records,1783-1907

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Jefferson County Records




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Jefferson County Records, 1783-1907, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


1 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Include court records, 1787-1907, consisting of charges, lawsuits, requests for the appearance of witnesses, and a few deeds and wills; negative photostats of George Rogers Clark's surveys of land grants to his soldiers in the Revolutionary War; nineteenth century handwritten copy of Deed Book I, 1783-1788; Deed Book L, 1816-1817; one volume of marriage records, 1781-1856, which include marriage bonds, 1781-1843, marriage returns, 1784-1856, a typed, alphabetized index of marriage returns with return number, alphabetical list of clergymen performing ceremonies, with return numbers and years of marriage, and an alphabetical list of ministers who performed marriages in Jefferson Co., 1784-1842, with a brief sketch of the ecclesiastical career of each; two volumes of indexes to the Jefferson Co., Marriage Register, 1789-1826. Also includes one volume of precinct maps of Louisville and Jefferson Co., 1897; tax assessor's book, ca. 1840; and the tax receipt book for the Third Magistrate District, 1897, surnames A-K


  • Court records-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County.
  • Clergy-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Jefferson County (Ky.)-- Maps.
  • Land grants-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- Maps.
  • Marriage records-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County.
  • Taxation-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.

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