Clay County, Kansas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[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>
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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<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1885-1911.<br>Clerk District 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  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 00:56, 30 November 2012

United States  > Kansas > Clay County

Contents

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 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).