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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]] > Cotton County''  
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cotton_County,_Oklahoma|Cotton County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Cotton-County-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Cotton County Courthouse]<br> 301 N Broadway Street<br> Walters, OK 73572-1271<br> Phone: 580.875-3026<br>&nbsp;
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County Clerk has birth records 1912-1945, <br>divorce and land records, surveys and&nbsp;school census records; <br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, proabte and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cotton County, Oklahoma. Page 558 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1912--'''Cotton County was created 27 August 1912 from [[Comanche_County,_Oklahoma|Comanche]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Walters <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1912--'''Cotton County was created 27 August 1912 from [[Comanche County, Oklahoma|Comanche]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Walters <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clay_County,_Texas|Clay County, Texas]]
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*[[Clay County, Texas|Clay County, Texas]]  
*[[Comanche_County,_Oklahoma|Comanche]]
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*[[Comanche County, Oklahoma|Comanche]]  
*[[Jefferson_County,_Oklahoma|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Oklahoma|Jefferson]]  
*[[Stephens_County,_Oklahoma|Stephens]]
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*[[Stephens County, Oklahoma|Stephens]]  
*[[Tillman_County,_Oklahoma|Tillman]]
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*[[Tillman County, Oklahoma|Tillman]]  
*[[Wichita_County,_Texas|Wichita County, Texas]]
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*[[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita County, Texas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=81973 Temple Cemetery, Temple] BillionGraves
  
 
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=74&ci=15987 Lawton newspapers] that may have included Cotton County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194150&subject_disp=Oklahoma%2C+Cotton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Cotton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 00:36, 12 December 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Cotton County


County Courthouse

Cotton County Courthouse
301 N Broadway Street
Walters, OK 73572-1271
Phone: 580.875-3026
 

County Clerk has birth records 1912-1945,
divorce and land records, surveys and school census records;
Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, proabte and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1912--Cotton County was created 27 August 1912 from Comanche County.  County seat: Walters [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Lawton newspapers that may have included Cotton County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cotton County, Oklahoma. Page 558 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).