CLAY COUNTY

Established in 1861 from Cherokee County.
Fire (not courthouse) destroyed all records of the county in 1870.

                              ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1871-1910; 1 volume.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1879; 1 volume.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1879-1939; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1870-1902; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1868-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1870-1942; 4 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1870-1909; 6 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1845-1937; 1 Fibredex box.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1870-1906; 1 volume.
	Entry Books, 1871-1929; 4 volumes.
	Land Entries, 1877-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
	Probate of Deeds, 1870-1908; 2 volumes.
	Record of Processioners of Land, 1881-1891; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Administrators' Bonds, 1870-1915; 2 volumes.
	Record of Dowers, 1871-1901; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1862-1943; 16 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1869-1921; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1870-1921; 2 volumes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1870-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1932; 4 volumes.
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1876-1904; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of Pensions, 1908-1939; 1 volume.
	Road Records, 1871-1903; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1845-1945; 1 Fibredex box.
 
                             MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1871-1910; 1 reel.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1879; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1919-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1919-1960; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1870-1966; 4 reels.
		Judgment Docket, 1870-1889; 1 reel.
		Cross Index to Judgments, 1870-1966; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1966; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1870-1966; 2 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1870-1910; 1 reel.
	Administrators' and Executors' Bonds, 1877-1915; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1915-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1939-1966; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1870-1921; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1952-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Dowers, 1871-1931; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1873-1946; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1870-1958; 23 reels.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1870-1944; 1 reel.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1945-1977; 1 reel.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1945-1977; 1 reel.
	Land Entry Books, 1871-1929; 1 reel.
	Record of Processioners of Land, 1881-1891; 1 reel.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1945-1968; 1 reel.
	Federal Farm Loan Mortgages, 1922-1969; 1 reel.
	Record of Taxes for Mortgages, 1927-1932; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales and Resales by Mortgagees and Trustees, 1933-1966; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1889-1964; 2 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1870-1970; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1970; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1970; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1993; 2 reels.
	Minutes, Board of Pensions, 1908-1939; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1876-1904; 1 reel.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1909-1966; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1870-1966; 3 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings and Orders and Decrees, 1870-1966; 
		1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1874-1972; 3 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1921-1979; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1870-1966; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1870-1966; 1 reel.



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