Clay County, North Carolina Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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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).