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''[[United_States|United States]] [[ImageFile:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma_GenealogyOklahoma, United States Genealogy|Oklahoma]]'' {{Oklahoma-sidebar-new}}
Guide to '''Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy ''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records . {{OK-sidebar|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW --><center>[http://www=Oklahoma Information==Oklahoma is a state in the south central United States.okgensoc It is divided into 77 Oklahoma Genealogical Society Calendar]</center><!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
|moderator=<!-- Add moderator BELOW --><center>If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Oklahoma, {{please contact a Sysop}}.</center> <!-- Add moderator ABOVE -->}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Oklahoma, the Sooner State [[Image:Okterritory.png|475px|Okterritory.png]] Getting Started =={| width="45%" border="1" align="right" style="fontvertical-sizealign: 13.600000381469727pxtop;"|
! valign| style="middle" bgcolor="003c70" vertical-align="center" colspan="2" scope="col: top; width: 20%; padding-right: 15px;" | &nbsp; &nbsp;<font color="#fcfaff"h3>How to Find Information about Getting Started with Oklahoma AncestorsResearch</fonth3>|-Links to articles on getting started with Oklahoma research.| bgcolor="cdfcff" | &nbsp; '''1. *[[How to Find Oklahoma Birth Records|How to Find Birth InformationRecords]]<br>2. *[[How to Find Oklahoma Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage InformationRecords]]<br>3. *[[How to Find Oklahoma Death Records|How to Find Death InformationRecords]]*[[Oklahoma Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]'''
| style="vertical-align: top; width: 20%; padding-left: 10px"|<h3>Alabama Research Tools</h3>Links to articles and websites that assist in Oklahoma research.*[[Oklahoma Record Selection Table|Oklahoma Record Finder]]*[ Boundary Changes for Oklahoma Counties] *[[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|Oklahoma Archives and Libraries]]*[ OKGenWeb] *[ Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Oklahoma. |}{{Click|Image:OK_ORP.png|Alabama Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask_the_Community_Button.png|link=Ask_the_Community_Button.png]]
== Alabama Clickable Map==Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.{{Click|Image:OK_ORP.png|Oklahoma Online Genealogy Records|leftOKimagemap2}}<br><br> <br><br><br> </div> === Counties ===
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<div style="float: left; width: 100%">{{OKimagemap2}} '''Extinct or Renamed Counties:<br>''' [[Day County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Day]] | [[Lovely County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Lovely]] | [[Tobucksy County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Tobucksy]] '''<br><br> </div><div style="float: left; width: 100%">{{Click|Image:AI_ORP.png|American Indian Online Genealogy Records|left}}<br>Click this button for links to databases, indexes, or sites that help you find an American Indian ancestor by topic or tribe.<br><br><br>  === Major Repositories === [[Oklahoma Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Oklahoma Department of Libraries]]{{·}} [[Oklahoma State Archives and Records Administration]]{{·}} [[Lawton Public Library]]{{·}} [[University of Oklahoma Libraries]]{{·}} [[Hughes County Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Oklahoma Territorial Museum Carnegie Library]]{{·}} [[Tulsa Genealogical Society Library]]{{·}} [[Museum of the Western Prairie Library]]{{·}} [[Miami Public Library]]{{·}} [[National Archives at Fort Worth]]{{·}} [[Bancroft Library|Bancroft Library at Univ. of Calif., Berkeley]] {{·}} [[Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research]]{{·}} [[Dallas Public Central Library]]
=== Alabama Migration Routes ===
[[Arkansas River]]{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[Canadian River]]{{·}} [[Cimmaron River|Cimarron River]]{{·}} [[Red River]]{{·}} [[Chisholm Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[St. Louis–San Francisco Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]]
==FamilySearch Resources= Research Tools =Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research*[ Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses*[ Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch *[ Family History Center locator map]
*[ Oklahoma Genealogy Network Community on Google+] *[ Oklahoma Genealogy - Guide to Ancestry] ordering vital records, city and government links, history and facts of counties, and list of archives and societies*[ Rotating Formation Oklahoma County Boundary Maps and Atlases] == Additional Resources ==*[ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.
*[ Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's&nbsp;]new 'genealogy' section aids those looking for ancestors in Oklahoma.
*[https Cyndi's List] - Oklahoma Genealogy Network Group genealogy sites on Facebook] the internet*[ David Rumsey Map CollectionGenealogy Trails] - is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.transcribed data for the state of Oklahoma*[ Oklahoma oklahoma-genealogy Access Genealogy] extensive directory of Oklahoma genealogy records '''Wiki articles describing&nbsp; online collectons are found at:'''  *[[Oklahoma Applications – Genealogy guide for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission of the &nbsp;Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records]][[- resources for Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|)]] genealogy research*[[Oklahoma Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br> === Did You Know? === *The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700shttp://www. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahomaraogk. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. [[Indians org/oklahoma-genealogy/ Random Acts of Oklahoma|Read more...Genealogical Kindness]] *Before 1900 the largest religious groups in - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches. *On Monday April 22, exactly at 12:00 noon, men, women and children lined up on the Arkansas and Texas borders to rush for their free land. This was the Oklahoma Territory land rush of 1889. The United States government surveyed the area into 6 mile square townships and mile square sections (640 acres). No federal employee, railroad employee, or person who was not authorized to be on the land could claim land. That rule was broken more than observed. [ Read more..Oklahoma.pdf Oklahoma Research Outline]– Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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=== Obtain additional help ===<references /> <br><br>
*[ Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp; *Join the [ Facebook] or [ Skype] Oklahoma Genealogy Research Community! *[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Oklahoma Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
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