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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.claycountykansas.org/ Clay County Courthouse]<br>712 5th St; PO Box 98<br>Clay Center, KS 67423-0098<br>Phone:. 785.632.2552&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage&nbsp;and death records 1885-1911; <br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Kansas 249 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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Men from Clay County enlisted in the [[11th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|11th Cavalry Regiment]], Company L and the [[6th_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|6th]] and [[13th_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|13th]] Infantry Regiments.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203700&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Clay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Clay/ Clay County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Clay/ Clay County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 18:19, 2 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Clay County

County Courthouse

Clay County Courthouse
712 5th St; PO Box 98
Clay Center, KS 67423-0098
Phone:. 785.632.2552 

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1885-1911;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[2]

Parent County

1857--Clay County was created 20 February 1857 as an original county.
County seat: Clay Center [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Men from Clay County enlisted in the 11th Cavalry Regiment, Company L and the 6th and 13th Infantry Regiments.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Kansas 249 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).