Clay County, Georgia Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

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Clay County Courthouse
210 S Washington; PO Box 550
Fort Gaines, GA 31751-0550
Phone: 912.768.3238

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land records[1]

History

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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).