Clayton County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to '''Clayton County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Clayton County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Clayton County Courthouse<br>9151 Tara Blvd<br>Jonesboro, GA 30236-3694<br>Phone: 770.477.4565<br>[http://www.claytoncountyga.gov/ '''Clayton County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Clayton County Courthouse<br>9151 Tara Blvd<br>Jonesboro, GA 30236-3694<br>Phone: 770.477.4565<br>[http://www.claytoncountyga.gov/ '''Clayton County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Clayton County Georgia Courthouse  ==
  
 
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Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records from 1859<br>and court records from 1964<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clayton County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records from 1859<br>and court records from 1964<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clayton County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Clayton County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Clayton County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
 
*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
  
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== Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
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:*'''1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
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== Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
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Guide to Clayton County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Clayton County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 30, 1858
County Seat Jonesboro
Courthouse
Address Clayton County Courthouse
9151 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236-3694
Phone: 770.477.4565
Clayton County Website

Contents

Clayton County Georgia Courthouse

Template:RAOGKcourthouse 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records from 1859
and court records from 1964[1]

Clayton County Georgia History

Parent County

1858--Clayton County was created 30 November 1858 fromFayette and Henry Counties.  County seat:  Jonesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Clayton County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Clayton County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Wills (digital images) 1857-1865 (see names of testators) Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Clayton County Inventories, Vouchers, Sales 1857-1897; 1898-1957 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

Index to Clayton County Marriages 1859-1870 Georgia Pioneers ($)

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

Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Clayton County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Clayton County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clayton County, Georgia. Page 153 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)