Clay County, Florida

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== History  ==
 
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[[Image:Henry Clay.JPG|thumb|right|300px|U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852)]]  
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The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay Henry Clay] (1777-1852).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay "Henry Clay,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay Henry Clay] (1777-1852).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay "Henry Clay,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Clay County was created 31 December 1858&nbsp;from [[Duval_County,_Florida|Duval ]]County. <br>'''County seat:''' Green Cove Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Clay County was created 31 December 1858&nbsp;from [[Duval County, Florida|Duval ]]County. <br>'''County seat:''' Green Cove Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Baker_County,_Florida|Baker]]
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*[[Baker County, Florida|Baker]]  
*[[Bradford_County,_Florida|Bradford]]  
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*[[Bradford County, Florida|Bradford]]  
*[[Duval_County,_Florida|Duval]]
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*[[Duval County, Florida|Duval]]  
*[[Putnam_County,_Florida|Putnam]]
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*[[Putnam County, Florida|Putnam]]  
*[[St._Johns_County,_Florida|St. Johns]]&nbsp;<br>
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*[[St. Johns County, Florida|St. Johns]]&nbsp;<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 23:37, 25 August 2010

United States  > Florida > 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

1858--Clay County was created 31 December 1858 from Duval County.
County seat: Green Cove Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1872 -- 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

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Doctors Inlet

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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