Shelby Land Records, 1751-1927, 1774-ca. 1816 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Shelby Land Records, 1751-1927, 1774-ca. 1816 (bulk dates)
Creator
Shelby family of Kentucky
Extent
22 pieces
Subjects
Shelby, Evan, 1719-1794.
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
Shelby, John, 1752-1815.
Military service, Voluntary--Kentucky.
Pioneers--Kentucky.
Pioneers--Virginia.
Frontier and pioneer life--Kentucky.
Land titles--Kentucky.
Land grants--Kentucky.
Governors.
Fincastle County (Va.).
Kentucky.
Virginia.
Surveys.
Warrants
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky, was the son of Evan Shelby of Maryland and later Fincastle County, Virginia. John Shelby appears to have been a brother of Isaac.
Scope and Content
This collection is comprised of the early land records of the Shelby family. Included are land warrants awarded to Evan Shelby, Isaac Shelby, and John Shelby in return for military service; survey reports of some of these lands; including several to Isaac Shelby in Kentucky and to Evan Shelby in Fincastle County, Va.; tax notices; legal documents; bills of sale and a map of Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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