Clay County, Illinois Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852)

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[1]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1824--Clay County was created 23 December 1824 from Wayne, Lawrence and Fayette Counties.
County seat:  Louisville [2]

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African American[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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