- Zebulon Brinson
- Given names
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776|
Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
|Articles of Confederation|| November 17, 1777|
Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
|Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished|| June 30, 1780|
Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia. These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|The American Civil War Begins|| April 12, 1861|
Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
|The American Civil War Ends|| May 13, 1865|
Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
|Last change|| October 29, 2011 – 07:51:41|