Clay County, South Dakota

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Clay County; 211 W Main St; PO Box 403; Vermillion, SD 57069; Ph. 605.677.2871 Details; (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905, m rec from 1880, land rec from 1863 & bur rec from 1962; Clk Ct has pro rec from 1875, ct rec from 1866 & div rec from 1889)
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Clay County Courthouse<br> 211 W Main Street PO Box 403<br> Vermillion, SD 57069<br> Phone: 605.677.2871&nbsp;<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905, <br>marriage records from 1880, land records from 1863 <br>and burial records from 1962; Clerk Court has probate records<br> from 1875, court records from 1866 and divorce records from 1889
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 14:55, 3 October 2012

Clay County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 10, 1862
County Seat Vermillion
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Contents

County Courthouse

Clay County Courthouse
211 W Main Street PO Box 403
Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: 605.677.2871 

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1905,
marriage records from 1880, land records from 1863
and burial records from 1962; Clerk Court has probate records
from 1875, court records from 1866 and divorce records from 1889

History

Henry Clay.JPG

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

Parent County

1862--Clay County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Vermillion [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation & Military Service

   1905 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1915 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1925 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1935 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1945 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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).