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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Henry Clay.JPG|thumb|right|300px|U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852)]]  
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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>
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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>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861'''--Clay County was created 20 February 1861&nbsp;from [[Cherokee_County,_North_Carolina|Cherokee]] County. <br>'''County seat: '''Hayesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861'''--Clay County was created 20 February 1861&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]] County. <br>'''County seat: '''Hayesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1870--'''Fire (not courthouse) destroyed all records of the county.
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'''1870--'''Fire (not courthouse) destroyed all records of the county.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cherokee_County,_North_Carolina|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]]  
*[[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon]]
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*[[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]]  
*[[Rabun_County,_Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
*[[Towns_County,_Georgia|Towns County, Georgia<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1227631280281_617"></span>]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns County, Georgia<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1227631280281_617" />]]  
*[[Union_County,_Georgia|Union County, Georgia]]
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*[[Union County, Georgia|Union County, Georgia]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:31, 25 August 2010

Template:North Carolina-stub United States  > North Carolina > Clay County

County Courthouse

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[1]

Parent County

1861--Clay County was created 20 February 1861 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Hayesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870--Fire (not courthouse) destroyed all records of the county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).