Clay County MN Genealogy

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Clay Records by Type

Birth Records (10)
Cemetery Records (72)
Census Records (63)
Church Records (47)
City Directories (10)
Death Records (17)
Histories and Genealogies (12)
Immigration Records (5)
Land Records (8)
Map Records (17)
Marriage Records (5)
Military Records (4)
Miscellaneous Records (1)
Newspapers and Obituaries (50)
Probate Records (1)
School Records (28)

Clay County Records by City/Town

Barnesville Genealogy (56)
Comstock Genealogy (40)
Georgetown Genealogy (38)
Glyndon Genealogy (42)

Hawley Genealogy (55)
Hitterdal Genealogy (45)
Moorhead Genealogy (128)
Ulen Genealogy (45)

Overview of Clay County Records

  • Clay County was created in 1858 from Pembina County.
  • Birth records from 1900 to the present and death records from 1908 to the present can be obtained from the Minnesota Department of Health.
  • The Clay County Recorder has birth, marriage, death, and land records starting in 1872, as well as military records starting in 1917.
  • The Clay County Court Administrator has divorce and court records starting in 1931 and probate records starting 1885.
  • Online indexes and images of some of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.