Clay County, Indiana Genealogy
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While this page is under construction, may we suggest Cyndi's List.
The earliest civil records that were housed in the first county courthouse were lost when the courthouse burned down in 1851.
November 1851 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki
- Michael John Neill, Burned Counties in Family History Circle
- History of Clay County Linkpendium
- Travis, William. A History of Clay County Indiana: Closing of the First Century's History of the County and Showing the Growth of Its People Institutions Industries and Wealth Vols 1 and 2. (New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1981.) 977.244 H2t FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection Vol. .1 Family History Archives Vol.2Family History Archives other library
- Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium
- List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Clay County, Indiana (Source:Internet Archive)
- Civil War
- Korean War
- Revolutionary War
- Revolutionary War Soldiers of Clay County (Source: Wabash Valley Visions & Voices)
- Spanish American War
- Vietnam War
- World War I
- Gold Star Honor Roll Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
- World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Clay County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($)
- World War II
- Clay County World War II Veterans
- Clay County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
(above was copy from Linkpendium)
Civil War service men from Clay County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Clay County.
- 1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies A, I, and K
- 2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company G
- 6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies D, and F
- 10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H
- 17th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
- 20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
- 43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G
- 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G
- 78th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (60 days, 1862), Company G
- 85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies I, and K
- 88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 97th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and D
- 115th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company D
- 124th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 133rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies B, I, and K
- 144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, F, and H
- 152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
Civil War Book
- "Military" Chapter 28 in Travis, William. A History of Clay County Indiana: Closing of the First Century's History of the County and Showing the Growth of Its People Institutions Industries and Wealth Vols 1 and 2. (New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1981.) page 350-380 (regiment, company, name, also "Burial Places Of Soldiers" page 376) 977.244 H2t FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection Vol. .1 Family History Archives Vol.2Family History Archives other library
The Brazil Daily Times has obituaries and other archives back to 2003.
- Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Societies and Libraries
Centerpoint, IN 47840-0056
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Clay County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).