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Guide to '''Clay County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:MN_ORP.png|Minnesota Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Clay County
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| founded year = 1858
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| building address = Clay County Courthouse<br>807 11th Street North<br>Moorhead, MN 56560<br>Phone: 218-299-5002 (Administration)<br>Phone: 218-299-5031<br>[http://www.co.clay.mn.us/ '''Clay County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Clay County, Minnesota Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1872
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1872
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1872
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1864
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1872
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records<br> from 1872 and military records from 1917. <br>Court Administration has divorce and court records from 1931 <br>and probate records from from 1885. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Minnesota page 363, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Henry Clay.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]
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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  ====
  
'''1858--'''Clay County was created 18 March 1858&nbsp;from Pembina (Old)&nbsp;County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Moorhead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Clay County was created 18 March 1858&nbsp;from Pembina (Old)&nbsp;County.&nbsp;<br>'''County seat: '''Moorhead <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*For a brief history of how Clay County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Clay County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Minnesota County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/minnesota/ "Rotating Formation Minnesota County Boundary Maps"] (1849-1960) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://www.barnesvillemn.com/ Barnesville] | Comstock | [http://dilworthcitymn.com/ Dilworth] | Felton | [http://www.ci.georgetown.mn.us/ Georgetown] | [http://glyndonmn.com/ Glyndon] | [http://www.hawley.govoffice.com/ Hawley] | Hitterdal | [http://www.ci.moorhead.mn.us/ Moorhead] | [http://cityofsabin.com/ Sabin] | Ulen <br>
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===== Townships  =====
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Alliance Township | Barnesville Township | Cromwell Township | Eglon Township | Elkton Township | Elmwood Township | Felton Township | Flowing Township | Georgetown Township | Glyndon Township | Goose Prairie Township | Hagen Township | Hawley Township | Highland Grove Township | Holy Cross Township | Humboldt Township | Keene Township | Kragnes Township | Kurtz Township | Moland Township | Moorhead Township | Morken Township | Oakport Township | Parke Township | Riverton Township | Skree Township | Spring Prairie Township | Tansem Township | Ulen Township | Viding Township
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===== CDP  =====
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Oakport
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===== Unincorporated Areas  =====
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Baker | Dale | Downer | Kragnes | Muskoda | Rollag | Winnipeg Junction <br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Becker County, Minnesota Genealogy|Becker]]
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*[[Cass County, North Dakota Genealogy|Cass County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Norman County, Minnesota Genealogy|Norman]]
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*[[Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy|Otter Tail]]
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*[[Richland County, North Dakota Genealogy|Richland County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Wilkin County, Minnesota Genealogy|Wilkin]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|574939|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Minnesota/Clay-County?id=county_1323 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://clay.mngenweb.net/ USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Clay+Minnesota&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mn/clay/clay.html MNGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/minnesota/clay.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mn/clay.htm MNInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20930&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=29&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Minnesota Cemeteries| Minnesota Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census ====
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'''State Census'''
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*'''1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1503054|Minnesota State Census, 1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1503044|Minnesota State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1503056|Minnesota State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MN Church Intro}}
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===== Lutheran  =====
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'''Clay County'''
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Clay County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''Dillworth Lutheran Church'''
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*Records of Dillworth Lutheran Church in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
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'''Hawley'''
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Hawley, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Barnesville'''
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*Records of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Barnesville, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev" />
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'''Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead'''
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*Records of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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'''Ulen'''
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Ulen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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*'''1912 - 1956''' - {{RecordSearch|2426329|Minnesota Passenger and Crew Lists, 1912-1956}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MN Land|Clay}}
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1762576%2Fwaypoints Minnesota, Clay County Land and Property Records, 1872-1947]<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MN History Intro}}
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*[http://www.info.co.clay.mn.us/History/history_of_clay_and_norman_counties.htm Biographies&nbsp;of Clay and Norman County, Minnesota 1918]&nbsp; Online biographical sketches of Clay and Norman county residents taken from the book&nbsp;''A History of Clay and Norman Counties, Minnesota ''Vol. 2, pub. by B. F. Bowen and Co.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Mnclay.jpg|right|250px|Mnclay.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MN Newspaper abstracts|Clay}}
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====  Obituaries ====
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*'''1865-2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2281907|Minnesota, Clay and Steele County Obituaries, 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1865-2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2469546|Minnesota Obituaries 1865-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index and images
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MN Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1801 - 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9070 Minnesota Wills and Probate Records 1801-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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==== Schools  ====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1909 - 1962''' {{RecordSearch|1760963|Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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<br>
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Minnesota, Clay County School Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota, Clay County School Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MN Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MN Vital Intro}}
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=====Birth=====
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=====Marriage=====
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*'''1860 - 1949''' {{RecordSearch|1803974|Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=====Death=====
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*[http://www.co.clay.mn.us/Depts/Recorder/WEBxtend/CCDthInd.htm Clay County Death Record Index]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Clay County Historical Society'''<br> 202 First Avenue North<br> Moorhead, MN 56560<br> Telephone: 218-299-5511<br>[http://www.hcscconline.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Barnesville Heritage Society'''<br> PO Box 126<br> 412 6 St Ne<br> Barnesville, MN 56514<br>Telephone: 218-354-2364<br><br>
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'''Ulen Historical Museum'''<br> PO Box 182<br> Ulen MN 56585<br> Telephone: 218 596-8121<br><br>
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'''Red River Valley Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 9284<br> 112 N University Drive Suite L116<br> Fargo ND 58106<br> Telephone: 701-239-4129<br>[http://www.redrivergenealogy.com/index.htm Website]<br><br>
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'''Clay County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 501<br> Moorhead 56560<br><br>
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/minnesota/mn-society-archive/ Minnesota Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.info.co.clay.mn.us/History/ Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201299&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Clay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/minnesota/clay-county/ Clay County, MN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111162432339531980638 Minnesota Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/240275422649626 Minnesota Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/clay/ Clay County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Clay|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://clay.mngenweb.net/ Clay County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/clay/ Cyndi's List: Clay County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Minnesota Counties]] [[Category:Clay_County,_Minnesota]]

Latest revision as of 20:57, 8 June 2018

United States
Minnesota
Clay County

Guide to Clay County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Clay County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Clay County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 18, 1858
County Seat Moorhead
Courthouse
Address Clay County Courthouse
807 11th Street North
Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218-299-5002 (Administration)
Phone: 218-299-5031
Clay County Website


County Information

Clay County, Minnesota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1872 1872 1872 1850 1864 1872

County Courthouse


County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records
from 1872 and military records from 1917.
Court Administration has divorce and court records from 1931
and probate records from from 1885. [2]

History

Henry Clay.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852).[3]

Parent County

1858--Clay County was created 18 March 1858 from Pembina (Old) County. 
County seat: Moorhead [4]

  • For a brief history of how Clay County was named, click here, then select Clay County.

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Minnesota County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Minnesota County Boundary Maps" (1849-1960) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Barnesville | Comstock | Dilworth | Felton | Georgetown | Glyndon | Hawley | Hitterdal | Moorhead | Sabin | Ulen

Townships

Alliance Township | Barnesville Township | Cromwell Township | Eglon Township | Elkton Township | Elmwood Township | Felton Township | Flowing Township | Georgetown Township | Glyndon Township | Goose Prairie Township | Hagen Township | Hawley Township | Highland Grove Township | Holy Cross Township | Humboldt Township | Keene Township | Kragnes Township | Kurtz Township | Moland Township | Moorhead Township | Morken Township | Oakport Township | Parke Township | Riverton Township | Skree Township | Spring Prairie Township | Tansem Township | Ulen Township | Viding Township

CDP

Oakport

Unincorporated Areas

Baker | Dale | Downer | Kragnes | Muskoda | Rollag | Winnipeg Junction

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MNGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MNInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Minnesota Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.


Lutheran

Clay County

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Clay County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Dillworth Lutheran Church

  • Records of Dillworth Lutheran Church in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[5]

Hawley

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Hawley, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Barnesville

  • Records of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Barnesville, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[5]

Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead

  • Records of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Ulen

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Ulen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Emigration and Immigration

Land

The county register of deeds keeps land records once the land was transferred to private ownership. Abstracts and indexes for these records are generally available at the county courthouse.

Land records for Minnesota are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, Clay – LAND AND PROPERTY


A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Minnesota, Clay County Land and Property Records, 1872-1947

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps

Mnclay.jpg

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Clay County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. They may include the decedent’s date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, etc. See Minnesota Probate Records for additional information.


Online Probate Records

Schools

Online Records


A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Minnesota, Clay County School Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred], order electronically online ($) or download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

See also Minnesota Vital Records or How to order Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Clay County Historical Society
202 First Avenue North
Moorhead, MN 56560
Telephone: 218-299-5511
Website

Barnesville Heritage Society
PO Box 126
412 6 St Ne
Barnesville, MN 56514
Telephone: 218-354-2364

Ulen Historical Museum
PO Box 182
Ulen MN 56585
Telephone: 218 596-8121

Red River Valley Genealogical Society
PO Box 9284
112 N University Drive Suite L116
Fargo ND 58106
Telephone: 701-239-4129
Website

Clay County Historical Society
PO Box 501
Moorhead 56560

See also a List of Minnesota Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 385-403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Minnesota page 363, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.