Johnson County Kentucky
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1844 Johnson County Kentucky Tax List

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How Patents for land are grouped

bulletOld Kentucky Series These are grants issued from 1792-1815 and contain 7,668 surveys Patents in the Virginia and Old Kentucky Series were authorized by French and Indian War Warrants, Treasury Warrants, Importation Warrants, Acts for the Relief of Certain Poor Persons, Acts for the Establishment of Academies and Seminaries, Warrants for Finding Salt, Warrants for Clearing Roads, Certificates of Settlement, and Preemption Warrants
bullet Tellico Series These are grants in southeast Kentucky)  and contain  590 surveys. This area was purchased from the Cherokee Indians in 1805. Under the Act of 1810, settlers meeting the six-month residency requirement could patent up to 200 acres of land by paying $40 per 100 acres. Due to errors in patent series assignments, a number of patents in the Tellico Series fall out of the Tellico Region.
bulletKentucky Land Warrant Series These are grants from 1815 and contain 26,080 surveys. These warrants were purchased or issued by the Kentucky Land Office. Many were authorized by the General Assembly for the development of Kentucky's infrastructure, i.e., proceeds of warrant sales were used to build roads

bulletCopies of land patent records may be ordered by telephone, mail. fax, or e-mail. Click here for a Land Office Order Form. Copying charges are $1.00 per warrant, $1.00 per survey, $1.00 per grant, and $.50 per entry. Prepayment is not necessary; they will include an invoice with your mailing. You are asked to provide whatever information might be known, such as grant book and page.  Please return the order form to: Kentucky Land Office, Secretary of State's Office, Capitol Building, Frankfort, KY 40601. Phone: 502-564-3490. Fax: 502-564-4075. The e-mail address for inquiries: Kadkinson@mail.sos.state.ky.us. The office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are closed on state holidays and they state that research space is limited.  Walk-in clients are asked to call in advance.

 

 

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