Clay County, Alabama Genealogy

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Revision as of 06:50, 7 January 2011

 United States  > Alabama > Clay County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Henry Clay.JPG

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

Parent County

1866--Clay County was created 7 December 1866 from Randolph and Talladega Counties.
County seat: Ashland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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