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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Henry Clay.JPG|thumb|right|300px|U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852)]]  
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The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay Henry Clay] (1777-1852).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay "Henry Clay,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay Henry Clay] (1777-1852).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Clay "Henry Clay,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1857--'''Clay County was created 20 February 1857 as an original county. <br>'''County seat:''' Clay Center <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1857--'''Clay County was created 20 February 1857 as an original county. <br>'''County seat:''' Clay Center <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cloud_County,_Kansas|Cloud]]
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*[[Cloud County, Kansas|Cloud]]  
*[[Dickinson_County,_Kansas|Dickinson]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Kansas|Dickinson]]  
*[[Geary_County,_Kansas|Geary]]
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*[[Geary County, Kansas|Geary]]  
*[[Ottawa_County,_Kansas|Ottawa]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Kansas|Ottawa]]  
*[[Riley_County,_Kansas|Riley]]
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*[[Riley County, Kansas|Riley]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Kansas|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington]]
  
 
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Revision as of 02:44, 26 August 2010

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Clay County

County Courthouse

History

Henry Clay.JPG

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

Parent County

1857--Clay County was created 20 February 1857 as an original county.
County seat: Clay Center [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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