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- Boone County's enslaved population reaches its peak at 21.8% of the total population.
- Neighboring Kenton County, named for frontiersman Simon Kenton, is created from Campbell County.
- One-fourth of Kentucky's population is enslaved.
U.S. & World
- Victorious War of 1812 commander William Henry Harrison wins the U.S. Presidential election.
- Slaves on the Spanish ship Amistad revolt. Seizing the ship, they take it to Connecticut.
- Boone County Tax Lists, 1840: District 1, District 2.
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