09 May 2011

Carter County, Kentucky Court Orders


Carter County Court Order Book #2

Extracted by Teresa Martin Klaiber
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P. 355 Jan 1859 John McGuire, Judge
Stephen J. England appointed commissioner to lease out poor house property...make arrangements to keep the paupers for term of 12 months from the end of James Richards lease...present poor house keeper to make report...1 March 1860.

P. 357 Motion David Davis ordered Solomon Kirk, James McGuire and Bryan Fannin or any two...view for a change in East Fork Road leading from Greenup County line to the Lawrence County line crossing the lands of David Davis in Carter County....motion John C. Eastham...above viewer for new road leading from East Fork road near Ellington's Bear Creek to Greenup county line interceding with a road leading to Johnson's Mill.

March 1859
p. 376 ordered motion of Bryan Fannin that Mark Sexton, John Y. Montgomery and C.P. Banfield or any two view nearest way for change in road passing over lands of Bryant Fannin...

P. 383 J.Y. Montgomery and CP Banfield produced report...said change is completed and ordered road be established as part of county as reviewed.

March 1859 p 383 Motion of Mortica? Menix that William McCormick, Wm Carter, James Burchett or any two view new road leading from the slate lick at co road to William Brumfield's mill...

P 384
Motion of J.Y. Montgomery that James Kilgore, George Bradley, CP Banfield or any two view way for new road commencing at co road near Allen Prichard's in direction of Isom Hogans Mill.

P., 385 Ordered that the books, records and papers of Young Y. Montgomery late Justice of the peace be transferred to James Kilgore Justice elect.

P. 397 Motion of James Bush that Joseph Sexton, James A. Wilhite and James A. Reeves or any two view nearest new road leading from Lawrence County line at head of Lost Fork down Lost Fork passing Jordan's, James Bush and Isom Gillem to Ezekiel Rice's mill on Little Fork.


P. 399 July 1859 William McCormick and William Carter return new road leading from Slate lick to William Brumfield's mill on Tygert...report filed...


P. 399 July 1859 James Kilgore, CP Banfield and GL Bradley review of road commencing at or near Jonathon Galian's to county road near Allen Prichard's...Bryan Fannin, Thomas Galien appeared and consent said road will be established over his lands...sum is ordered to issue against Thomas Galien, Jesse Bradley, RM Biggs, Allen Prichard returnable next term to show cause why road shall not be established.

P. 436 Sept 1859 ordered new road from head of Strait Creek to forks of Garner be established as county road.  Ordered Isaac Fannin appointed overseer of county road leading from Strait Creek to forks of Garner and call on hands at forks of Garner thence up Garner to head including all hands on Bolts Fork....dig 12 ft and cut 30 feet.

P. 459 November 1859 James Reeves and Joseph Sexton reviewers of road leading from Lost Fork at Lawrence line to Ezekiel Rice's Mill filed...issue against James Bush, James Jordan, Isom Gillem, Fleming B. Rice, Joseph Sexton, Walter Shear, Sararie Rucker, Milton Kennedy, Ira Crisman, James Galliher and Ezekiel Rice...return next court...

P. 460 Nov. 1859 Solomon Kirk, James McGuire, Bryan Fannin view new road leading from East Fork road near mouth of Ellington Bear Creek to Greenup Co intersect with road leading to Johnson's mill...filed their report.

P. 490 March 1860 Motion of Bryan Fannin who desired change in road leading from Thomas Gallion's to mouth of Garner ordered CP Banfield, Lindsey Fannin and James Kilgore or any two view nearest ...passing over lands of Bryant Fannin....

P. 491 Motion of AP Ratcliff desires change of road passing over lands of Ratcliff ordered that Wm McCormick, Jesse Gambill and Daniel Underwood or any two may act...for change of county road leading and passing over the old Cascade Smith Farm on Buffalo.

P. 491 Ordered CH Stewart, Thomas Glancy and Jonathon Galion or any two may act to view nearest and best way and change in road leading from forks of Strait creek to Thomas Galiens....

P. 492 March 1860 James McGuire, Solomon Kirk and Bryan Fannin filed road passing over lands of Davis...same established....

P. 531 September 1860 Ordered that Jonathon Galien overseer in place of Charles H. Stewart resigned over age of the road leading from CH Stewart to Thomas Galiens ...call hands all on Dawson Branch on Strait Creek up Strait Creek to CH Stewart's thence up left hand fork to head...thence to head of Williams Creek to Thomas Galiens including all hands of Williams creek above.

P. 532 Ordered that Jonathon Galien appointed Supervisor to open and change road from CH Stewart's to Thomas Galien and call on hands....beginning at Mt. Savage furnace including Mt. Savage thence up Strait Creek to head thence to Williams Creek and hands of Williams Creek from P. Norton's up to its head ...all hands on Stinsen Creek....

P. 548 December 1860 Motion H.S. Rice and Isom Gillem desire private passway ...ordered Absolem Jordan Daniel Foster, Joseph Sexton or any two may act...view best way for private pass from house of Isom Gillem's to Strait Creek Road at the land or near where widow Roda Trout lives....

P. 559 released from county levy for 1859...among others is Archibald Rice....Elijah Rice for 1859-60...






1 comment:

  1. I stumbled upon this blog today looking for information about my Carter County ancestors. Lo and behold--p. 399 William McCormick my ggg grandfather, p. 491 AP Ratliff my great grandfather are listed.

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