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For animated maps illustrating Oklahoma County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ "Rotating Formation Oklahoma County Boundary Maps"] (1819-1912) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oklahoma/adair-county/ Adair County, OK History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104707787708722035910 Oklahoma Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121198844634071/ Oklahoma Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Adair|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Revision as of 14:12, 1 May 2014

This article is about a northwest Oklahoma county. For other uses, see Adair.

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma, United States Genealogy  Gotoarrow.png Adair County

Adair County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Adair County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Adair County
Location in the state of Oklahoma, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Stilwell
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Adair County Courthouse
2nd and Division Streets
P.O. Box 169
Stillwell, Oklahoma 74960-0169
Phone: 918.696.7198


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Adair County Courthouse
2nd & Division Streets; PO Box 169
Stilwell, OK 74960-0169
Phone: 918.696.7198 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate, and court records 
from 1907; County Assessor has land records[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1907--Adair County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee Lands. County seat: Stilwell [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Oklahoma County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oklahoma County Boundary Maps" (1819-1912) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]


Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.

Church[edit | edit source]

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Oklahoma denominations, view the Oklahoma Church Records Wiki page.

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Oklahoma Land and Property for additional information about early Oklahoma land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Oklahoma Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate[edit | edit source]

In most counties in Oklahoma, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Oklahoma - Adair - Probate records.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

See also a List of Oklahoma Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers
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Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adair County, Oklahoma. Page 557 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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