Clay County, Nebraska

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Clay County; 111 W Fairfield St; Clay Center, NE 68933; Ph. 402.762.3463 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec 1917-1918, m & land rec from 1871 & mil rec from 1921; Clk Dis Ct has div, ct & nat rec; Co Ct has pro rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Clay County; 111 W Fairfield St; Clay Center, NE 68933; Ph. 402.762.3463 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec 1917-1918, m & land rec from 1871 & mil rec from 1921; Clk Dis Ct has div, ct & nat rec; Co Ct has pro rec)

History

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

Parent County

1867--Clay County was created 16 February 1867 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Clay Center [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Clay County, Nebraska 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. "Henry Clay," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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).
  4. 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).
  5. 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).