Clayton County, Georgia Genealogy

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Index to Clayton County Marriages 1859-1870 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyclayton.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
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Revision as of 17:13, 1 April 2013

United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Clayton County

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 

Marriage
  • 1859-1870 - Index to Clayton County Marriages 1859-1870 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1859-1880 - Clayton County Marriage Books A and B Index 1859-1880. Batch M712521 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1877-1894 - Clayton County Marriage Book C Index 1877-1894. Batch M712522 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1894-1895 - Clayton County Marriage Book D Index 1894-1895. Batch M712523 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Clayton County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

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)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.