Clay County, South Dakota Genealogy

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[[Image:Henry Clay.JPG|thumb|right|300px|U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay (1777-1852)]]  
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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>
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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>  
  
 
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'''1862--'''Clay County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory. <br>'''County seat:''' Vermillion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1862--'''Clay County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory. <br>'''County seat:''' Vermillion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cedar_County,_Nebraska|Cedar County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Cedar County, Nebraska|Cedar County, Nebraska]]  
*[[Dixon_County,_Nebraska|Dixon county, Nebraska]]
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*[[Dixon County, Nebraska|Dixon county, Nebraska]]  
*[[Lincoln_County,_South_Dakota|Lincoln]]
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*[[Lincoln County, South Dakota|Lincoln]]  
*[[Turner_County,_South_Dakota|Turner]]
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*[[Turner County, South Dakota|Turner]]  
*[[Union_County,_South_Dakota|Union]]
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*[[Union County, South Dakota|Union]]  
*[[Yankton_County,_South_Dakota|Yankton]]
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*[[Yankton County, South Dakota|Yankton]]
  
 
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Revision as of 02:33, 26 August 2010

United States  > South Dakota > Clay County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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).