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The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. [[Oklahoma Native Races|Read more...]]
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* Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.<br>
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* 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. [http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/landrush.htm Read more...] <!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
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The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's [http://www.travelok.com/genealogy Genealogy feature]&nbsp;assists visitors to connect with their Oklahoma ancestry with links to maps and other state, county, and trib<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1313251700406_270" />al resources.
  
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The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. [[Oklahoma Native Races|Read more...]]
  
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* Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.<br>
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* On Monday April 22, exactly at 12:00 noon, men, women and children lined up on the Arkansas and Texas boarders 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. [http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/landrush.htm Read more...]<br>
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*[[Adair County, Oklahoma|Adair]]
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*[[Alfalfa County, Oklahoma|Alfalfa]]
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*[[Atoka County, Oklahoma|Atoka]]
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*[[Beaver County, Oklahoma|Beaver]]
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*[[Beckham County, Oklahoma|Beckham]]
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*[[Blaine County, Oklahoma|Blaine]]
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*[[Bryan County, Oklahoma|Bryan]]
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*[[Caddo County, Oklahoma|Caddo]]
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*[[Canadian County, Oklahoma|Canadian]]
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*[[Carter County, Oklahoma|Carter]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Oklahoma|Cherokee]]
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*[[Choctaw County, Oklahoma|Choctaw]]
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*[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma|Cimarron]]
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*[[Cleveland County, Oklahoma|Cleveland]]
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*[[Coal County, Oklahoma|Coal]]
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*[[Comanche County, Oklahoma|Comanche]]
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*[[Cotton County, Oklahoma|Cotton]]
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*[[Craig County, Oklahoma|Craig]]
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*[[Creek County, Oklahoma|Creek]]
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*[[Custer County, Oklahoma|Custer]]
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*[[Delaware County, Oklahoma|Delaware]]
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*[[Dewey County, Oklahoma|Dewey]]
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*[[Ellis County, Oklahoma|Ellis]]
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*[[Garfield County, Oklahoma|Garfield]]
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*[[Garvin County, Oklahoma|Garvin]]
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*[[Grady County, Oklahoma|Grady]]
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*[[Grant County, Oklahoma|Grant]]
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*[[Greer County, Oklahoma|Greer]]
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*[[Harmon County, Oklahoma|Harmon]]
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*[[Harper County, Oklahoma|Harper]]
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*[[Haskell County, Oklahoma|Haskell]]
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*[[Hughes County, Oklahoma|Hughes]]
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*[[Jackson County, Oklahoma|Jackson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Oklahoma|Jefferson]]
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*[[Johnston County, Oklahoma|Johnston]]
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*[[Kay County, Oklahoma|Kay]]
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*[[Kingfisher County, Oklahoma|Kingfisher]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Oklahoma|Kiowa]]
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*[[Latimer County, Oklahoma|Latimer]]
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*[[LeFlore County, Oklahoma|LeFlore]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Oklahoma|Lincoln]]
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*[[Logan County, Oklahoma|Logan]]
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*[[Love County, Oklahoma|Love]]
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*[[Major County, Oklahoma|Major]]
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*[[Marshall County, Oklahoma|Marshall]]
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*[[Mayes County, Oklahoma|Mayes]]
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*[[McClain County, Oklahoma|McClain]]
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*[[McCurtain County, Oklahoma|McCurtain]]
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*[[McIntosh County, Oklahoma|McIntosh]]
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*[[Murray County, Oklahoma|Murray]]
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*[[Muskogee County, Oklahoma|Muskogee]]
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*[[Noble County, Oklahoma|Noble]]
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*[[Nowata County, Oklahoma|Nowata]]
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*[[Okfuskee County, Oklahoma|Okfuskee]]
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*[[Oklahoma County, Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]
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*[[Okmulgee County, Oklahoma|Okmulgee]]
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*[[Osage County, Oklahoma|Osage]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Oklahoma|Ottawa]]
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*[[Pawnee County, Oklahoma|Pawnee]]
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*[[Payne County, Oklahoma|Payne]]
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*[[Pittsburgh County, Oklahoma|Pittsburgh]]
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*[[Pontotoc County, Oklahoma|Pontotoc]]
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*[[Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma|Pottawatomie]]
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*[[Pushmataha County, Oklahoma|Pushmataha]]
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*[[Roger Mills County, Oklahoma|Roger Mills]]
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*[[Rogers County, Oklahoma|Rogers]]
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*[[Seminole County, Oklahoma|Seminole]]
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*[[Sequoyah County, Oklahoma|Sequoyah]]
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*[[Stephens County, Oklahoma|Stephens]]
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*[[Texas County, Oklahoma|Texas]]
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*[[Tillman County, Oklahoma|Tillman]]
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*[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma|Tulsa]]
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*[[Wagoner County, Oklahoma|Wagoner]]
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*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington]]
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*[[Washita County, Oklahoma|Washita]]
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*[[Woods County, Oklahoma|Woods]]
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*[[Woodward County, Oklahoma|Woodward]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[A County, Oklahoma|A]] | [[B County, Oklahoma|B]] | [[C County, Oklahoma|C]] | [[D County, Oklahoma|D]] | [[Day County, Oklahoma|Day]] | [[E County, Oklahoma|E]] | [[F County, Oklahoma|F]] | [[G County, Oklahoma|G]] | [[H County, Oklahoma|H]] | [[I County, Oklahoma|I]] | [[K County, Oklahoma|K]] | [[L County, Oklahoma|L]] | [[Lovely County, Oklahoma|Lovely]] | [[M County, Oklahoma|M]] | [[N County, Oklahoma|N]] | [[O County, Oklahoma|O]] | [[P County, Oklahoma|P]] | [[Q County, Oklahoma|Q]] | [[Tobucksy County, Oklahoma|Tobucksy]]
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Oklahoma/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org// The Oklahoma GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Oklahoma.pdf BYU Oklahoma Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
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*[http://www.travelok.com/Genealogy Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's&nbsp;]new 'genealogy' section aids those looking for ancestors in Oklahoma.
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Welcome to Oklahoma, Sooner State

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's Genealogy feature assists visitors to connect with their Oklahoma ancestry with links to maps and other state, county, and tribal resources.

The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. Read more...

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