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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hughes_County,_Oklahoma|Hughes County]]''
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Hughes 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.
=== Townships ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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{{OKDC}} <br> <br>
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
=== Cemeteries ===
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| county = Hughes County
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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| county_map = Ok-lane
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| state = Oklahoma
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| state_map = OK-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Oklahoma County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1907
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| founded date = July 16
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| seat wl= Holdenville
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| building image = Hughes county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Hughes County, Oklahoma Courthouse|Hughes County Courthouse]]'''<br> 200 N. Broadway Street<br> Holdenville, Oklahoma 74848<br> Phone: 405.379-5487
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OK_Hughes.htm Hughes County Courthouse]<br> 200 N Broadway Street<br> Holdenville, OK 74848<br> Phone: 405.379-5487&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court <br>records from 1907;&nbsp; County Clerk has land records from 1907<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hughes County, Oklahoma. Page 559 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1907--'''Hughes County was created 16 July 1907 from Creek Lands (Creek and Choctaw Lands).<br>'''County seat: '''Holdenville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Coal County, Oklahoma|Coal]]
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*[[McIntosh County, Oklahoma|McIntosh]]
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*[[Okfuskee County, Oklahoma|Okfuskee]]
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*[[Pittsburg County, Oklahoma|Pittsburg]]
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*[[Pontotoc County, Oklahoma|Pontotoc]]
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*[[Seminole County, Oklahoma|Seminole]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
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[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/hughes/hughes-gnis.htm www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/hughes/hughes-gnis.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;Twenty-three cemeteries were found using GNIS, others identified by Oklahoma's GenWeb volunteers. Links are provided for both GNIS maps that show the general location with respect to nearby towns and DoT maps that show the township in great detail.
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==== Holdenville Cemetery  ====
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9,715 memorials with section and row for each.<br>[http://holdenvillecemetery.weebly.com/ http://holdenvillecemetery.weebly.com/]<br>
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==== Census&nbsp;  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp; 1890 territorial censuses for Payne, Kingfisher, Beaver, &nbsp;Counties and Choctaw Nation
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==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]
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==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp;A Partial 1900 Directory of Garfield County, Oklahoma and (The First) City Directory Of Oklahoma City, Indian Territory August 22, 1889
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==== Families&nbsp;  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;
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==== Funeral Records  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp;
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;Battle of Round Mountains, November 19, 1861 and No Man's Land
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/atlas-key.html www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/atlas-key.html]&nbsp;&nbsp;For some time, this now-famous project was the only on-line source of information about many communities that existed briefly during territorial days.
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/town-index.html www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/town-index.html]&nbsp;&nbsp;This index is based on OKTOWNS.ZIP, which was created by Mike Taylor in PKZIPW format. The original file is sorted by County, then Town, so you should download it if you want to find the towns in a specific county. As Mike described his project, this database was&nbsp;"mostly created by scanning the book 'Town and Place Locations', published by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
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==== Marriage&nbsp;  ====
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*[http://hughesokindex.weebly.com/index.html hughesokindex.weebly.com/index.html]&nbsp; &nbsp;
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;There are 14,225 marriage records in the database. &nbsp;Hughes County, Oklahoma Marriage Index &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1907-1968. &nbsp;
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=74&ci=76 Ada newspapers] that may have included Hughes County residents. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ok/hughes/newspapers/hughnews.txt files.usgwarchives.net/ok/hughes/newspapers/hughnews.txt]&nbsp;&nbsp;Hughes County (Oklahoma) - Newspaper Titles, Dates, and Towns
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==== Obits &nbsp;  ====
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*[http://www.okcemeteries.net/hughes/miscobit/miscobit.htm www.okcemeteries.net/hughes/miscobit/miscobit.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;Misc Hughes County Obits
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{OK Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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Hughes County, Oklahoma Marriage Index 1907-1968<br>http://hughesokindex.weebly.com/groom-index1.html
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/records.htm]&nbsp; This site is a great resource for information on resources for Hughes County
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Hughes|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:36, 21 June 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Hughes County

Hughes 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.

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Hughes County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Hughes County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Holdenville
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Hughes County Courthouse
200 N. Broadway Street
Holdenville, Oklahoma 74848
Phone: 405.379-5487


County Courthouse

Hughes County Courthouse
200 N Broadway Street
Holdenville, OK 74848
Phone: 405.379-5487 

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

History

Parent County

1907--Hughes County was created 16 July 1907 from Creek Lands (Creek and Choctaw Lands).
County seat: Holdenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/hughes/hughes-gnis.htm  Twenty-three cemeteries were found using GNIS, others identified by Oklahoma's GenWeb volunteers. Links are provided for both GNIS maps that show the general location with respect to nearby towns and DoT maps that show the township in great detail.


Holdenville Cemetery

9,715 memorials with section and row for each.
http://holdenvillecemetery.weebly.com/


Census 

Church

Court

Directories

Families 

Funeral Records

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/atlas-key.html  For some time, this now-famous project was the only on-line source of information about many communities that existed briefly during territorial days.
  • www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/town-index.html  This index is based on OKTOWNS.ZIP, which was created by Mike Taylor in PKZIPW format. The original file is sorted by County, then Town, so you should download it if you want to find the towns in a specific county. As Mike described his project, this database was "mostly created by scanning the book 'Town and Place Locations', published by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

Marriage 

            There are 14,225 marriage records in the database.  Hughes County, Oklahoma Marriage Index               1907-1968.  

Military

Newspapers

Obits  

Probate

Taxation

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

Hughes County, Oklahoma Marriage Index 1907-1968
http://hughesokindex.weebly.com/groom-index1.html

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), Hughes County, Oklahoma. Page 559 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).