FLOYD CO. FACTS
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OLD REGULAR BAPTISTS CHURCH MINUTES
The Pike & Floyd Co. area is covered by The New Salem Assn., the Minutes of which start in 1826, and The Union Assn., founded in 1859. Obits & Memorials [sometimes published many years after a death], begin, on a regular basis, in 1895 for The New Salem Assn. and in 1902 for The Union Assn.
FLOYD COUNTYS FIRST JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Dec 27, 1799...Gov. of KY appointed James Harris, Neely McGuire, Henry Stratton, , Goodwin Lycans, James Ewington and Barnet Wording
FLOYD COUNTYS FIRST JUDGES
Dec 27, 1799, Gov of KY appointed John McIntire, James Young, and Jesse Spurlock as the first judges of the Court of Quarter Sessions
FIRST FLOYD COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Was built in Prestonsburg in 1799 and was destroyed by
fire on Monday, April 18, 1808.
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 1808,
At the home of William James Mayo in
Prestonsburg , the courthouse had
burned, circuit court was held.
Circuit Court held at the house of Joesph James and Battis Jerome in
Abram Beavers, Foreman, Michael Millions, John Hatcher, John S. Baisden, Hiram Stratton, John Damron, Moses Preston, R. Damron, Richard Priest, John Sellards, John Brown, James P. Harris, Edward Dorton, Tandy Stratton, Joesph Ford, M. Edwards, were sworn and empanelled a Grand Jury , and was charged by H.C. Bruce, ESQ; retired to consult on their presentments and after some time returned and presented....Court adjourned