Hughes County, Oklahoma Genealogy

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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.

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]


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


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Cemeteries  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.






Funeral Records


Local Histories


  •  For some time, this now-famous project was the only on-line source of information about many communities that existed briefly during territorial days.
  •  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.


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






Vital Records

Hughes County, Oklahoma Marriage Index 1907-1968

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


  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).