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Bourbon County KY Genealogical Society

Bourbon County KY Pioneer Settler Certificate

 

 

  1. Start with ;yourself and continue until you reach your pioneer ancestor.  Fill in as much information as you can regarding these people.  You should cite your sources in the section REFERENCES FOR LINEAGE.

 

          Example:

 

John Jones born in Virginia in 1756

Source listing: Date and place of birth found on tombstone.

John Jones died May 12, 1800

Source listing: Bourbon County KY Will Book B Page 97

 

  1. Send the completed form along with a check payable to the Bourbon County, KY Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 951, Paris, KY 40362.  Fees for the certificate are $20 dollars for members and $25 for non-members.  Submissions will be verified by our Certification Committee and you will be informed of their findings. Please not that if you are rejected you will only receive half of your fees as a refund.  The other half will be retained as research costs.  Be aware that membership in other societies is not a guarantee of verification.

  2. Please allow 6-8 weeks for research and mail time in order to receive your Pioneer Certificate.

  

Please fill out the following:

The said ___________ who resided in Bourbon County during the years _________ is the pioneer for which I am requesting a certificate.

 

I, the undersigned, agree to the terms expressed in the application for the Pioneer Certificate offered by the Bourbon County Genealogical Society.  I understand that the information provided can be added to the family holdings, located at the Paris-Bourbon County Library in Paris, KY.  I also understand that the society may publish this information as how it sees fit, but within the spirit of genealogical publishing.

 

Printed Signature of Applicant _______________________

 

Signature of Applicant______________________________

 

Home Address of Applicant_________________________

 

Date____________________________________________

 

 

REFERENCES FOR LINEAGE

 

Give below proof for each statement of Birth, marriage, death dates and places and connections between generation between yourself and your pioneer ancestor.  Published authorities should be cited by the title, author, date of publication, volume and page.  Send one certified, attested copy of each unpublished source such as a family Bible.  Proofs of line of descent comprise of wills, probate records, church, town and court records, Bible, census and pension records, tombstone and other such records as approved by the society.  Oral tradition is NOT acceptable as a source.

 

1st Generation

 

2nd Generation

 

3rd Generation

 

4th Generation

 

5th Generation

 

6th Generation

 

7th Generation

 

8th Generation

 

9th Generation

 

10th Generation

 

11th Generation

 

12th Generation

 

___________________________________________________

(Your Full Name) 

 

I was born on_______________________  ______________________ at ______________________

    married on_______________________  ______________________ at ______________________

    to______________________________  born to________________  at ______________________

    died or divorced___________________  ______________________        I am the child of

 

2. __________________________  born________________________  at ______________________

died at______________________   on__________________________  and his (first or             ) wife

 ____________________________ born to______________________ at ______________________

 died at______________________  on_______________ married - date___________ place______________

 

3. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

4. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

5. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

6. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

7. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

8. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

9. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

10. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

11. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________

 

12. The said___________________________________________________________ was the child of 

___________________________   born________________________  at______________________

died at_____________________   on__________________________   and his (first or             ) wife

___________________________  born_________________________  at______________________

died at______________________ on_______________  married - date___________ place______________