Clay County, Tennessee

Obituary Records

The following books which may be found in the Putnam County County Library. Check library catalogs for other locations and availability. Also check the Newspaper Resources section for availability of papers for the time period in which you are interested. Note that some of these are for Jackson County. Clay County was not formed until 1870, and most of it came from Jackson.

Jackson County, Tennessee Cemetery Records and Obituaries, Book 1, by Wilda Allen Luttrell.

Obituaries from Jackson and Putnam County, Tennessee Newspapers: a collection of Summie Brown, compiled by Richard Preator.

Gleanings from Jackson County, Tennessee, volume 3, compiled and indexed by Mrs. Christine Spivey Jones.

Another resource which you may find helpful is available for purchase from Sistler and Associates is:

Obituaries from Tennessee Newspapers by Jill K. Garrett.

Also check library catalogs for availability or interlibrary loan.


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Clay County Coordinators
This page last updated: 25 June 2010