Oklahoma, United States Genealogy

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Guide to Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records

Oklahoma Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Oklahoma Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources
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   How to Find Information about Oklahoma Ancestors
 

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information


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Counties[edit | edit source]

CimarronTexasBeaverHarperWoodsAlfalfaGrantKayOsageWashingtonNowataCraigOttawaDelawareMayesRogersTulsaPawneeNobleGarfieldMajorWoodwardEllisRoger MillsDeweyCusterBlaineKingfisherCanadianLoganOklahomaPayneLincolnCreekOkmulgeeWagonerCherokeeAdairSequoyahMuskogeeMcIntoshOkfuskeeLe FloreHaskellLatimerPittsburgHughesSeminolePottawatomieClevelandMcClainGradyCaddoWashitaBeckhamHarmonGreerKiowaComancheStephensGarvinPontotocCoalAtokaPushmatahaMcCurtainChoctawBryanMarshallJohnstonMurrayCarterLoveJeffersonCottonTillmanJacksonOklahoma-county-map.gif


Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Day | Lovely | Tobucksy


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Major Repositories[edit | edit source]

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 at Univ. of Calif., Berkeley  · Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research · Dallas Public Central Library

Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

Arkansas River · Butterfield Overland Mail · Canadian River · Cimarron River · Red River · Chisholm Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · St. Louis–San Francisco Railway · Texas and Pacific Railway

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Did You Know?[edit | edit source]

  • The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. 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 Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. Read more...
  • Before 1900 the largest religious groups in 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...
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