Early Kentucky Settlers
Published: 2007 reprint of a 1988 original
Softcover, x + 505 pp.
Condition: Very Good
Excerpted from the important "Filson Club History Quarterly," this work has transcripts of the earliest Jefferson County, Kentucky records known to exist--wills, deeds, surveys, administrations, inventories, and poll lists. These records are a unique body of information on early Jefferson County and its people--ordinary people for the most part--seen here in court records, swearing and fighting, trading with Indians, surveying land, registering the deeds to their property, or assigning property to heirs and relatives. The records reprinted in this book are: Minute Books A and 1 (1781-1785); Will Books 1 and 2 (1784-1833); Bond and Power of Attorney Book 1 (1783-1798); and Division Book 1 (1797-1832).