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Lawrence County’s residents on the first tax list in 1823, who had previously been in the area that had been Greenup CountyBolt, Isaac
Notes from No. 1 Order Book of Lawrence County: Justices of Peace: The first court was held in the house of Andrew Johnson on Monday 25th day of March, 1822. Lawrence County was formed from the County of Floyd and Greenup. Governor John Adair of Kentucky appointed the following men as justices of peace. Edward Burgess, Nimrod Canterbury, Lewis Wellman, James Wheeler, John Haws, Thomas Thompson, John Stafford, and Isaac Bolt. Source: History of Lawrence County, 1990.
Other primary genealogical sources such as Kentucky's Vital Statistics (1911 present) are extremely valuable in providing links for the present generations with their forebears. The 1870 Federal Census for Boyd County lists two freedmen, Zachariah and Rueben Bolt, as residents of Ashland and Catlettsburg, respectively. The 1860 Slave Census for Boyd, one of the few counties that provides the names of both owners and slaves, revealed that both men were once the "property" of Major Isaac Bolt, a prominent local official. Even if their names had not been given in this record, the Major's will served as another clue to ownership, and revealed that they were inherited by one of his children on the eve of the Civil War. This illustrates how researchers might break through the barriers created by slavery. A search of additional records relating to these "owners" could well provide links with earlier generations.
Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 15,569. Its county seat is Louisa. The county is named for James Lawrence, and co-founded by Isaac Bolt, who served as a Lawrence County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace
'■ County seat, Louisa. ^
TermsS of County Court, Fourth Monday in
each monm, ei^cept May and November.
Justices of the Peace, George E. Chadwick,
John Crabtree, David Cumett,' G^or^ Justice,
Emmanuel Bramner, Zaher Gushing, Peter Ful-
kerson, Wm. M^Clure, Isaac Bolt, Archibald Bor-
ders, James Pitchard, John J. Sweatman, James
Marcum, George R. Burgis, Thomas prince.
Sheriff, Wafer Osbom, commissioned January
Deputy Sheriff, J. W. Harvis.
1838 Oct 8 - Carter Co., KY Deed Book A = Thompson Ward, of Fleming Co., of the first part, and Joseph R. Ward, Samuel McCormick and Isaac Bolt, of the second part. On May 21 1838, Thompson Ward had purchased at a Sheriff's sale -- made in an execution in favor of Samuel G. Shaw, and against George W. Kouns -- 700 acres of land and two negro boys, Alexander and David, part of the estate of George W. Kouns. The land was subject of a mortgage to Samuel Shaw for $1950.00, dated Oct. 5, 1837.
1839 Feb 9 - Carter Co., KY Deed Book A = (recording date) Isaac Bolt, Sheriff of Lawrence Co., Ky., sold the George W. Kouns land of 700 acres on East Fort (of Little Sandy) to Thompson Ward. This land lay on East Fork, between the place where the widow Burns had once resided and the place where her son Roland T. Burns had once resided; "it crosses Four Mile Ck. at its mouth and runs up the west shore of East Fork and crosses that stream, the tract where G.W. Kouns now resides."
Maj. Isaac Bolt
Service: U.S. Army Militia
War of 1812
Regiment: 4th Reg.
Service Notes: Volunteered at Barboursville, VA
and served as a 1st Lt. under the command
of Captain Moses M. Conkleton. They camped
in pine huts in what was called the "Old Peach
Orchard", and could see the British Fleet a few
miles away. He was promoted to the rank of
Discharge: Honorable Discharge
Norfolk, Virginia - August 1814
Major Isaac Bolt
fought in the War of 1812 and was
one of this region’s earliest settlers,
While the house had been added
onto as the Bolt family grew, the original
portion was built around 1814.
1820 Greenup Co., Ky., Head of Household; 1830, 1840 and 1850 Lawrence Co., Ky Head of Household; 1860 Boyd Co., Ky., H
Isaac Bolt's Timeline
October 13, 1788
Montgomery, Virginia, USA
July 18, 1814
Bolts Fork, Kentucky, USA
Cabell, Virginia, USA
July 16, 1824
Cabell, Virginia, USA
Lawrence, Kentucky, USA
Bolts Fork, Boyd, Kentucky, USA
July 23, 1860
Lawrence, KY, USA
boltsfork, ky, United States