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Record of Births

Creator: Clay County. County Clerk

Date: 1885-1911

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reel MF3331

Unit ID: 197427

Retention Schedule ID: 0094-100

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Record of Births

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Information typically provided in the registers includes the name/sex/what child number it is to the mother (first, second, etc.), race, date and place of birth, nationality/place of birth/age of both parents, full names of parents including mother's maiden name, father's occupation, name and address for attendant at the birth, and the name of the individual filling out the birth certificate and returning the information. Later volumes provided more concise and sometimes different information, such as concerning the difficulty of the labor, and not all information was filled out for every birth. In chronological order; volumes contain alphabetical indexes.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 3331: RECORD OF BIRTHS, NO VOL NO. OR LETTER* 1885-1911

Index Terms


    Clay County (Kan.) -- Statistics, Vital
    County clerks -- Kansas -- Clay County
    Registers of births, etc. -- Kansas -- Clay County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Clay County. County Offices. County Clerk.