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Hughes County Historical Society

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Along with the museum portion that has interesting displays of how life was in former days, the Hughes County Historical Society has a good Oklahoma genealogy collection. The Grace M. Pickens Public Library in Holdenville no longer has a genealogy section (including obituaries) – all this was moved to this museum. The museum also holds unique Native American papers relating to the Five Civilized Tribes (and Delawares) removed to Indian Territory.[1][2]

These items and more are available on their website:
Marriage Index

High School Yearbooks

Hughes County Historical Society
124 North Broadway
Holdenville, OK 74848
The museum does not have a phone.
405-379-5124 (ask for Bill Robinson)
website: http://hughescountymuseum.weebly.com/index.html
email: d.chancellor@sbcglobal.net

References[edit | edit source]


  1. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 91. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  2. Genealogy in Hughes County in Hughes County Historical Society (accessed 3 June 2014).