Clay County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 17:11, 21 February 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Clay County

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Contents

County Courthouse

  • Old Clay County, West Virginia Couthouse.JPG
    Clay County

207 Main Street

Clay, WV 25043

304-354-3661

  • County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858 and Death Records

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[1]

Parent County

1858--Clay County was created 29 March 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Clay [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Clay County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Clay County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census


Church

Court

Hall of Fame Clay County, West Virginia

"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"


Land

Local Histories

Maps

[[Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia| ]]

Military


West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

Naturalization

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991
 
Newspapers

Probate


West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv


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References

  1. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).