Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds, A Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds and Wills of the Commonwealth of Kentucky; by Willard R. Jillson; xvi + 571 pp; paper; Published: 1926, Reprinted: 2008; ISBN 9780806301938; Item# CF3015D
This index encompasses the earliest land records of Kentucky. The arrangement of the volume is alphabetical according to the names of the grantees, giving the number of acres, dates, locations, and references to the pages in the original records, which are now housed in the Land Office in Frankfort. There are more than 45,000 entries, most of which are devoted to Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson County records prior to 1792. Also included are Military Warrants, 1782-1793; Court of Appeals Deeds-Grantees, 1783-1846; Grantors, 1783-1846; Wills, 1769-1850; and Attorneys, 1781-1853.
"This reprint concerning Kentucky will be welcomed by historians and especially genealogists. Jillson gives the earliest recorded activities of Kentucky pioneers and discloses a treasure trove of more than 45,000 separate legal records." - Library Journal (1970)