Talk:Oklahoma, United States Genealogy

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BYU Outlines are duplicates of these Wiki pages; therefore, the link to them has been removed. DiltsGD 20:38, 16 November 2010 (UTC)

  • 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...