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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Clay County''  
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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nebraska|Nebraska]] > Clay County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.claycounty.ne.gov/ Clay County Courthouse]<br>111 W Fairfield St; <br>Clay Center, NE 68933<br> Phone: 402.762.3463&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk&nbsp;has birth and death records 1917-1918, <br>marriage and land records from 1871 and military records&nbsp;1921; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and naturalization records<br>County Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Nebraska page 429, {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|Henry Clay.JPG]]
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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  ====
'''1867--'''Clay County was created 16 February 1867 from unorganized territory. '''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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'''1867--'''Clay County was created 16 February 1867 from unorganized territory. <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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*[[Adams County, Nebraska|Adams]]
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*[[Fillmore County, Nebraska|Fillmore]]
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*[[Hall County, Nebraska|Hall]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Nebraska|Hamilton]]
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*[[Nuckolls County, Nebraska|Nuckolls]]
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*[[Thayer County, Nebraska|Thayer]]
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*[[Webster County, Nebraska|Webster]]
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*[[York County, Nebraska|York]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
  
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Blue_River_(Kansas/Nebraska) Little Blue River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
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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=204299&subject_disp=Nebraska%2C+Clay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 16:20, 10 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Clay County

County Courthouse

Clay County Courthouse
111 W Fairfield St;
Clay Center, NE 68933
Phone: 402.762.3463 

County Clerk has birth and death records 1917-1918,
marriage and land records from 1871 and military records 1921;
Clerk District Court has divorce and naturalization records
County Court has probate records[1]

History

Henry Clay.JPG

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

Parent County

1867--Clay County was created 16 February 1867 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Clay Center [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Clay County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Clay County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clay County, Nebraska page 429, {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).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  6. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).

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