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This page is under development and is NOT a complete listing of all Clay County family history resources available in the Genealogy Division at the Indiana State Library at this time. As new Clay County family history resources are added, this page will be updated.

Birth Records

Birth and Death Records from Probate Entry Docket, 1852-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Delayed Records Issued
Volumes 1-2, 1941-1965
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA. Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622u

Death Records

Birth and Death records from Probate Entry Docket, 1852-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Finley, Pearl. Several ... death records prior to 1882. n.d. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 C622 no. 2

WPA. Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622u

Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits Prior to 1852 (incomplete)
Microfilm, Second Floor

also Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 C uncat. no. 2
also Indiana Magazine of History (1960) vol. 56

Marriage Records
Volumes 1-22, 1851-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns, 1882-1896
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 23-41, 1921-1957
Vol. 5-29, 1873-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Selby, Robert E. & Phyllis J. Marriage records, 1851-1869. 1981. 78 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622se

WPA. Index to Marriage records, 1860-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622u

WPA. Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes
Volume A, 1825-1888
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, 1829-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes A-38, 1825-1886
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Complete Order Books, 1852-1861
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Volumes 1-32, 1852-1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Vol. 33-34, 1921-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Probate Order Books, 1-22. n.d.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Records
Volumes 1-4, 1848-1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. 5, 1919-1936
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Franklin, Charles M. Clay County, Indiana, will abstracts, 1848-1867. 1983. 37 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622f

Cemetery and Church Records

DAR. Indiana cemetery records in Clay county. 4 pp. (Girton, Zenor, Williams cemeteries).
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 7

Finley, Dorathea P. First burials and burial places. n.d. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 C622 no. 3

Hixon Cemetery, Perry Township. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 8

Orman Cemetery, Bowling Green. 1965. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 3

Schultz, Charles R. [List of Cemeteries]. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 4

Schultz, Charles R. ...Cemeteries, Snoddy and Zenor cemeteries. 2 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 5

Buck, Morris L. Cemetery Records (Owens, Pell, Calcutta). 1970. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622b

DAR. Cemeteries. 1975. 139 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622j

Herbert, Betty. Cemetery records.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622h 

Herbert, Betty. Cemetery Records of… Calcutta Cemetery, 83 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622h v. 7a

Tarvin, Ann. Cemeteries. [1979/1980]. 286 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622t

Court Records

Circuit Court Civil Order Indices
Vol. 1-2, 1850-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-69, 1852-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Complete Records
Vol. 1-6, 1852-1894
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-7, 1853-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas Complete Book
Vol. 1, 1853-1860
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vo. 1-2, 1852-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

History

Clay County Historical Society. Clay County, Indiana History, 1880-1984. 1984. 548 pp.
Indiana Division, q 977.201 C622cL

Land Record

Finley, Pearl. Landowners tract book no. 1, 1810-1855. 1955. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 C622 no. 1

Mortality & Obituary Record

Coffman, Ben. Sherfey and Kidd Funeral Directors, Records from 1880 to 1902, 119 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C622sh

Naturalization Records

Declarations of Intent
Volume 1, 1860-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous

The Clay County Researcher. Volumes 1-2. 1980-1981.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 6

Posson, Cornelius F. Soldiers of the War of the Revolution. 1929. 7 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 1

Riker, Dorothy. Heads of families, 1830.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Cuncat. no. 2, part 2

Many of the records identified on this page were initially selected by Carolynne L. Wendel Miller in her book, Indiana Sources for Genealogical Research in the Indiana State Library, published in 1984 by the Indiana Historical Society.

GEN DB 2-27-2013