Clay County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Clay County  
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = February 16
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| seat = Fort Gaines
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| building address = Clay County Courthouse<br>210 S Washington<br>PO Box 550<br>Fort Gaines, GA 31751-0550<br>Phone: 912.768.3238<br>[http://www.claycountyga.org/index.php '''Clay County Website'''] }}
  
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== County Courthouse ==
  
[http://www.claycountyga.org/index.php Clay County Courthouse]<br> 210 S Washington; PO Box 550 <br>Fort Gaines, GA 31751-0550 <br>Phone: 912.768.3238
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Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History  ==
 
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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>  
 
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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Clay County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1854
County Seat Fort Gaines
Courthouse
Address Clay County Courthouse
210 S Washington
PO Box 550
Fort Gaines, GA 31751-0550
Phone: 912.768.3238
Clay County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clay County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records[1]

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[2]

Parent County

1854--Clay County was created 16 February 1854 from Early and Randolph Counties.
County seat: Fort Gaines [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  Clay County Marriages 1842-1892, transcript,  Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Indexes to Clay County Marriages 1871-1877; 1877-1888 Georgia Pioneers (S)


Military

Newspapers

Probate

  Index to Will Book A 1852-1922 Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Book A, 1859-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Index to Annual Returns 1875-1902 Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Digital Images of Clay County Wills 1852-1870. See names of Testators Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Clay County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Georgia. Page 153 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).