Clay County, West Virginia Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Clay County

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County Courthouse

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Clay County
207 Main Street
Clay, WV 25043
304-354-3661

  • County Clerk has Birth Death Marriage records from 1858[1]

History

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The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[2]

Parent County

1858--Clay County was created 29 March 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Clay [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Clay County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Clay County, West Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: West Virginia Census.


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

[[Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia| ]]

Military

West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate


West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.


Societies and Libraries

Hall of Fame Clay County, West Virginia

"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.