Clay County IA Genealogy

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Clay County Records by City/Town

Clay Genealogy (63)
Everly Genealogy (53)
Gillett Grove Genealogy (48)
Greenville Genealogy (51)
Herdland Genealogy (47)

Meadow Genealogy (46)
Peterson Genealogy (50)
Royal Genealogy (54)
Sioux Genealogy (73)
Spencer Genealogy (99)

Overview of Clay County Records

  • Clay County was created in 1851 from unorganized territory.
  • Birth, marriage, and death records for 1880 and later can be obtained from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • The Clay County Clerk District Court has probate records from 1865 to 1871, divorce records starting in 1906, and clerk records starting in 1869.
  • The Clay County Auditor has land records starting in 1858.
  • Online indexes and images for many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.