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* Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.<br>
 
* Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.<br>
* 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...] <!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
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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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=== Welcome to Oklahoma, Sooner State ===
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=== Welcome to Oklahoma, Sooner State ===
  
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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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Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oklahoma-Genealogy-Research-Community/283164515041221 Facebook]or [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oklahoma-Genealogy-Research-Community/283164515041221 Skype] Oklahoma Genealogy Research Community!
  
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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*[[Delaware County, Oklahoma|Delaware]]
 
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*[[Pawnee County, Oklahoma|Pawnee]]  
 
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*[[Payne County, Oklahoma|Payne]]  
 
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*[[Pittsburgh County, Oklahoma|Pittsburgh]]  
 
*[[Pontotoc County, Oklahoma|Pontotoc]]  
 
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*[[Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma|Pottawatomie]]
 
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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]]  
 
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].  
 
*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.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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.  
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.  
*[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://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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*[[Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission of the &nbsp;Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records]][[Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|)]]
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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...

Join the Facebookor Skype Oklahoma Genealogy Research Community!


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Extinct or Renamed Counties:
A | B | C | D | Day | E | F | G | H | I | K | L | Lovely | M | N | O | P | Q | Tobucksy


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