Clay County, Kentucky Look Up’s

“Lookup” Volunteers are needed, please contact me with your information Judy Please, do not ask the volunteers for “everything on ____ name”. Limit your request to two a month, one person per request. Give as much information as possible. Given name, if known. middle name or initials if known, and surname and time period. Do …read more

Clay County, Kentucky Military Resources

At the start of the Civil War Kentucky tried to be neutral. Because of it’s location and the divided loyalties of the citizens, Kentucky was put right in the middle. Use of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers were important to the north and important plantation owners were needed in the south. Kentucky was a divided …read more

Clay County, Kentucky Resources

Kentucky General Information Capital:  Frankfort Statehood:  June 1, 1792, the 15th state State Motto:  “United we stand, divided we fall” State Flower:  Goldenrod State Tree:  Coffee Tree State Nickname:  Bluegrass State (the name comes from the kind of grass that grows around Lexington and Louisville.  Though not really blue, the grass has a blueish tinge …read more

Clay County, Kentucky How to Research

Hints and Tips for Beginners Are you starting to search for your ancestors?  Have you been looking for awhile?  I hope some of these small tips can help.  Let me tell you first;  I am not a professional genealogists.  I started looking for my ancestors about five years ago.  I put the papers away for …read more

Clay County, Kentucky Genealogy

Our names are Judy White and Dennis Partridge and we are the county coordinator for Clay County Kentucky AHGP.  If you have information to add to Clay County, please use our contact form.  We love to receive mail from our readers, however, this form keeps email harvesters from sending us spam! Clay county was formed …read more

Clay County Census 1

Census Lookups People who give their time freely to others for look ups in my opinion are some of the greatest people around.  I ask that you send them no more than 2 queries a week, and when you do you don’t ask them to search for every Surname in the Census. 1860 Clay County, …read more

Clay County, Kentucky Family Tree’s 1

Smith Family Tree Father – Steve Smith possible son of Elias & Eddy Smith & Liza Lewis, daughter of Judah Lewis & Rebecca Hoskins Son Daniel Smith born about 1876 Mother – Bud Baker (Franklin James Baker) son of Thomas Baker & Elvira Stubblefield & Linda/Malinda Frederick Daughter Vesta (Nirvesta) Baker born about 1882 Daniel Smith …read more

Old Ben Hacker Cemetery

Directions – Out of Laurel County, East 472 into Clay County – Fogertown.  Turn left at Russell House Store, 1/2 mile on left, top of hill. Westerfield, Edith Marie 13 Aug 1925 28 May 1947 Westerfield, Celia 7 Jan 1929 12 Mar 1932 Westerfield, Ernest G. 12 Jul 1902 23 Mar 1926 US 6th Cav. …read more

Old Benge Cemetery

great-great-great-great granddaughters of Sarah Hicks Clark Submitted to Clay Co. Ancestral News,  dated 12/30/99 Printed in the Spring / Summer 2000 issue with these directions: “Old Benge Cemetery” is located on Euwell and Ann Rader’s farm at Fogertown, KY on Highway 472, between Burningsprings and London, KY.  There are 68 identifiable graves with markers and …read more

Paces Creek Cemetery

Paces Creek Cemetery is in Garrad, Clay County, Kentucky, up on RR 3.  The post office is listed as Manchester. I have listed the entire cemetery here, with the help of my parents, Arla and Gladys (Owens) Smith. Explanation of terms used: s/o  = son of d/o  = daughter of w/o = wife of Female …read more