LOOKUPS BY VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers Wanted! Clay County needs volunteers to help look up genealogical information. If you have any reference material related to Clay County and are willing to do limited lookups for others, please email the Clay County MNGenWeb Coordinator so your name and your reference material may be listed on this page.


When requesting a lookup of a volunteer, please follow these guidelines:
1. Put Clay County Lookup in the subject line of your message.
2. Include the name of the reference in your message.
3. Don't forget to thank your volunteer for time and effort!

Help the Researcher by
providing as much as you can of the person's full name and vital dates.
  Books

1976 Clay County Biographies
Contact Margit Bakke at margit@eot.com

A Century Together: A History of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN
by the Fargo-Moorhead Centennial Corporation
Contact Evelyn Karppinen at karppine@linkup.net

Eglon Township History Book
(No Index)
Contact Margit Bakke at margit@eot.com

Hawley History Book
(No Index)
Contact Margit Bakke at margit@eot.com

Ulen History Books
(Two Different Books)
Contact Margit Bakke at margit@eot.com

History of Clay and Norman Counties, Minnesota, Volume II - Biographies
by Former Clay County Superintendent of Schools John Turner
and Norman County newspaper publisher C.K. Semling
Published: 1918, B.F. Bowen and Company of Indianapolis
Check for surname on this index.
Biographies are at Clay County Historical and Cultural Society

Compendium of History and Biography of Northern Minnesota
(Has Clay County Residents)
Look for a Surname on this index list
Send the surname/first name to Mike Peterson for free lookup.

Clay County Family Album: A History of Rural Clay County
by the Western Minnesota Steamthreshers Association & Red River Valley Historical Society
I will look up families but would need to know what township if there is a name like Anderson, Olson, Johnson, etc. There are just so many of them and the index is last name only.
Contact Evelyn Karppinen at karppine@linkup.net

  Census

Also see our Clay County Census pages

Minnesota Census Lookups
Contact Patricia Peterson at manby@spacestar.net (available from April 1 - October 1)

  Public Records

Public Record Lookups
Contact Curtis B. Parsons at snosrap@cableone.net
  Cemeteries

Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead, Minnesota
compiled by the Red River Valley Genealogy Society
Contact Rae Willms at RaeLynn@aol.com

Moorhead City Cemeteries: Prairie Home, Memorial Gardens and Evergreen
compiled by the Red River Valley Genealogy Society
Contact Rae Willms at RaeLynn@aol.com

Tombstone Photos
Contact Curtis B. Parsons at snosrap@cableone.net

  Family Records

None at this time.

  General Assistance Records

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
Volunteers Helping People With Research