Clay County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1857--Clay County was created 24 December 1857 from Cooke County. County seat: Henrietta [1]

The county was named for Henry Clay, statesman from Kentucky.

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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