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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>  
 
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>  
  
[http://tn-roots.com/Clay/histories/history.htm Clay County Histories] from the Clay County TXGenweb site.
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'''1873--'''Records of the first organization were transferred to Montague County, where many were destroyed in a courthouse fire on 25 February 1873.
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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]

Clay County Histories from the Clay County TXGenweb site.

Parent County

1857--Clay County was created 24 December 1857 from Cooke County.
County seat: Henrietta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1873--Records of the first organization were transferred to Montague County, where many were destroyed in a courthouse fire on 25 February 1873.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Bellevue | Byers | Dean | Henrietta | Jolly | Petrolia |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

Court

Families

Land

Landmarks

Local Histories

Clay County Museum Memories from the Clay County TXGenWeb site.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Photographs

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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