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Guide to '''Osage County, Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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|county seat= Pawhuska
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|parent county= Osage I<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Chautauqua County, Kansas Genealogy|Chautauqua (KS)]]
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|county2= [[Cowley County, Kansas Genealogy|Cowley (KS)]]
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|county3= [[Kay County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Kay]]
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|county4= [[Noble County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Noble]]
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|county5= [[Pawnee County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Pawnee]]
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|county6= [[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Tulsa]]
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|county7= [[Washington County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Washington]]</br><center>[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Osage-County-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Osage County Courthouse]<br> 600 Grandview Avenue<br> Pawhuska, OK 74056<br> Phone: 918.287-3136&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has land records from 1907; <br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osage County, Oklahoma. Page 561 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
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Osage County is located in the north-central part of the state. Created at 1907 statehood the county was named for and is home to the Osage tribe and is contiguous with the Osage Nation Reservation. Pawhuska is the county seat.
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<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/oka/osage/hist_county.html accessed 09/29/2016</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{OK Courthouse Intro|Osage}}
  
'''1907--'''Osage County was created 16 July 1907 from Osage Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat: '''Pawhuska <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''Osage County Courthouse'''<br>600 Grandview Ave.<br>Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056<br> Phone: 918.287.3136<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Osage-County-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Osage County Website]<br><br>County Clerk has land records from 1907; <br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Osage County, Oklahoma Record Dates  ===
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{{OK Record Dates Intro|Osage}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1908
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1906
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1890
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{OK Boundary Changes Intro|Osage}}
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*'''1907--'''Osage County was created 16 July 1907 from Osage Indian Lands.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Pawhuska<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm Oklahoma Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chautauqua County, Kansas|Chautauqua County, Kansas]]
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=== Populated Places ===
*[[Cowley County, Kansas|Cowley County, Kansas]]
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{{OK Populated Places Intro|Osage}}
*[[Kay County, Oklahoma|Kay]]
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The following are locations in Osage County, Oklahoma:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Osage County, Oklahoma," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 6 August 2016.</ref>
*[[Noble County, Oklahoma|Noble]]
 
*[[Pawnee County, Oklahoma|Pawnee]]
 
*[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma|Tulsa]]
 
*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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'''''Cities'''''<br>
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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* Barnsdall
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* Bartlesville (part)
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* Hominy
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* Pawhuska
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* Ponca City (part)
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* Sand Springs (part)
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* Shidler
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* Tulsa (part)
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/ok/osage/cemetery/hmnycem0.txt A.J. Powell Cemetery, History and Legend]
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'''''Towns'''''<br>
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ok/osage/cemetery.htm Osage County,OK USGenWeb Archives]
 
  
Individual Cemeteries:
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* Avant
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* Burbank
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* Fairfax
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* Foraker
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* Grainola
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* Osage
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* Prue
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* Skiatook (part)
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* Webb City
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* Wynona
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=81034 Hominy Cemetery, Hominy] BillionGraves  
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'''''Unincorporated communities'''''<br>
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* Bowring
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* Carter Nine
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* Gray Horse
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'''''Census-designated place'''''<br>
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* McCord
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{OK Historical Timeline Intro|Osage}}
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== Resources ==
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{{OK Resources Intro|Osage}}
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{OK Bible Intro|Osage}}
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{OK Biographies Intro|Osage}}
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{OK Business Records Intro|Osage}}
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{OK Cemeteries Intro|Osage}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Osage County, Oklahoma''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=38&GScnty=2184&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.okgenweb.org/%7Eokosage2/cemeteries.htm OKGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ok/osage/cemetery.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oklahoma/osage.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://oklahomagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=57 Oklahoma Gravestones]
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* [http://www.okcemeteries.net/osage/osage.htm Oklahoma Cemeteries]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|403759|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Osage+Oklahoma&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=38&CScnty=2184 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Oklahoma&county=Osage&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Oklahoma Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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&nbsp;
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ok/osage/cemetery/hmnycem0.txt A.J. Powell Cemetery, History and Legend]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ok/osage/cemetery.htm Osage County,OK USGenWeb Archives]
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*Individual Cemeteries:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=81034 Hominy Cemetery, Hominy] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ok/osage/osage_gard/index.htm Osage Gardens Cemetery, Skiatook, Osage, Oklahoma] Interment.net
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ok/osage/osage_gard/index.htm Osage Gardens Cemetery, Skiatook, Osage, Oklahoma] Interment.net
  
==== Census ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{OK Census Intro|Osage}}
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage_County,_Oklahoma#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |20101
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|1920 |36536
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|1930 |47334
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|1940 |41502
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|1950 |33071
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|1960 |32441
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|1970 |29750
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|1980 |39327
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|1990 |41645
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|2000 |44437
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|2010 |47472
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}}
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{{Census|Oklahoma}}
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'''''Federal Census Records'''''
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Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Oklahoma Census]].
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'''''State Census Records'''''<br>
  
{{Census|Oklahoma}}
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*1890 [http://www.okhistory.org/research/1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census 1890] - Oklahoma Historical Societ
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*1890 and 1907 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8925 Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and image ($)
  
==== Church ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{OK Church Intro|Osage}}
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
 
*De Noya
 
*De Noya
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{OK Court Intro|Osage}}
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=== Directories ===
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{{OK Directories Intro|Osage}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{OK Emigration Intro|Osage}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{OK Ethnic Groups Intro|Osage}}
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==== American Indians ====
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{{OK American Indians Intro|Osage}}
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'''''Census'''''
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*'''1851 - 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8810 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Indian Censuses and Rolls, 1851-1959] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1895 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2976 U.S., Native American Citizens and Freedmen of Five Civilized Tribes, 1895-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1898 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60543 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes Dawes Final Rolls] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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'''''Land and Property'''''
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*'''1884 - 1934''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3999 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Land Allotment Jackets for Five Civilized Tribes, 1884-1934] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1889''' [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*'''1899 - 1907''' {{RecordSearch|1390101|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*For more information see [[Indians of Oklahoma]]
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{OK Funeral Homes Intro|Osage}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{OK Genealogies Intro|Osage}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{OK Guardianship Intro|Osage}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{OK Land Intro|Osage}}
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website
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*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
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*1889 [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats, 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/elreno El Reno Homesteader Filings] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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For more information see [[Oklahoma Land and Property]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{OK Histories Intro|Osage}}
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{{OK History Intro}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{OK Maps Intro|Osage}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/ Maps n More] - county and township maps.
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*[http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/oklahoma.html Oklahoma Civil War Map of Battles]
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[[Image:Okosage.jpg|900px|Okosage.jpg|400px]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{OK Migration Intro|Osage}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{OK Military Intro|Osage}}
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==== Revolutionary War ====
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{{OK Revolutionary War Intro|Osage}}
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*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only
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*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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==== Civil War ====
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{{OK Civil War Intro|Osage}}
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*http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9236 Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Index, 1915-1955] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
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The following '''Civil War Battle''' was fought in Osage County:
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*December 26, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok003.htm Chustenahlah]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma
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==== World War I ====
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{{OK World War I Intro|Osage}}
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*''For more nationwide World War I databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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==== World War II ====
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{{OK World War II Intro|Osage}}
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/mildeaths Oklahoma Military Deaths] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*''For more nationwide World War II databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{OK Naturalization Intro|Osage}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{OK Newspapers Intro|Osage}}
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''Oklahoma Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/oklahoma GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Oklahoma newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nebraska/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of Nebraska newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some Oklahoma newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''Oklahoma Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[http://nhs.mlasolutions.com/oasis/catalog/(S(zbsz4355ibqf0u45unq01wrq))/Default.aspx?installation=OklahomaHistorical Oklahoma State Historical Society] - catalog of known Oklahoma newspapers; lists repositories that have the newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
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{{OK Newspaper abstracts|Osage}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{OK Obituaries Intro|Osage}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{OK Other Records Intro|Osage}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{OK Periodicals Intro|Osage}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{OK Probate Intro|Osage}}
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'''Online Records
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*'''1801 – 2008''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9077 Oklahoma Wills and Probate Records 1801-2008] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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*'''1887 – 2008''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2063710 Oklahoma Probate Records 1887-2008] at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
==== Land  ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{OK Schools Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*'''1895 - 1936''' {{RecordSearch|1926701|Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{OK Tax Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{OK Vital Intro|Osage}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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==== Birth ====
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{{OK Vital Records - Birth Intro|Osage}}
  
===== Civil War Battle  =====
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''Online Birth Records Indexes and Images''
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/early_ok_birth_records.htm Early Oklahoma Birth Records]
  
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Osage County
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==== Marriage ====
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{{OK Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Osage}}
  
*December 26, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok003.htm Chustenahlah]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref><br>
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''Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images''
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*'''1841 - 1927''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9026 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Marriage, Citizenship and Census Records, 1841-1927] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1852 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2534474|Oklahoma, Church Marriages, 1852-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1681007|Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index only.
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60105 Oklahoma, Select Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index ($)
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30202/oklahoma-marriages-1870-1930?s=218489221 Oklahoma, Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://myheritage.com My Heritage] index ($)
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*'''1889 - 1951''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/marriagerec Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Marriage Index, 1889-1951]
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*'''1890 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|1709399|Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index and images
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/~marriage/ OKGenWeb Oklahoma Marriages]
  
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>
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==== Death ====
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{{OK Vital Records - Death Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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''Online Death Records Indexes and Images''
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/obits.php Obituaries Listed in the Oklahoman] - Oklahoma Historical Society — index only
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* {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
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*'''1935 - 2014''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1936 - 2007''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60901 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] incomplete ($}
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Divorce ====
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{{OK Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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''Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images''
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*'''1923 - 1942''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/divorce Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Divorce Index, 1923-1942]
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{OK Research Facilities Intro|Osage}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Archives ===
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{{OK Archives Intro|Osage}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Pawhuska Oklahoma Family History Center]]
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*[[Pawhuska Oklahoma Family History Center]] 15th &amp; Red Eagle Pawhuska OK 74056 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/E+15th+St+%26+Red+Eagle+Dr/@36.6728378,-96.3173235,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x87b73163f5fa2cc7:0x5739e52632a9385 Location Map]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Libraries ===
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{{OK Libraries Intro|Osage}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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=== Museums ===
*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Osage|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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{{OK Museums Intro|Osage}}
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'''Osage County Historical Society Museum'''<br> 700 N. Lynn Ave.<br> Pawhuska, OK 74056<br>Telephone: 918-287-9119
  
== References  ==
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== Societies ==
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{{OK Societies Intro|Osage}}
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'''Pawhuska Genealogy Society'''<br>301 E. 6th<br>Pawhuska, OK  74056
  
<references />{{Oklahoma|Oklahoma}} {{Oklahoma-stub}}  
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== Websites ==
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{{OK Websites Intro|Osage}}
  
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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 Place IDNum|194334|Oklahoma|Osage}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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== Research Guides ==
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{{OK Research Guides Intro|Osage}}
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Latest revision as of 18:00, 23 February 2018

United States
Oklahoma
Osage County
 

Guide to Osage County, Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Pawhuska
Organized: July 16, 1907
Parent County(s): Osage I[1]
Neighboring Counties
Chautauqua (KS)  • Cowley (KS)  • Kay  • Noble  • Pawnee  • Tulsa  • Washington
See County Maps
Courthouse
OklahomaOsageCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Ok-osage.png
Adoption


County Information

Description

Osage County is located in the north-central part of the state. Created at 1907 statehood the county was named for and is home to the Osage tribe and is contiguous with the Osage Nation Reservation. Pawhuska is the county seat. [2]

County Courthouse

Osage County Courthouse
600 Grandview Ave.
Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056
Phone: 918.287.3136
Osage County Website

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

Osage County, Oklahoma Record Dates

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1908 1907 1906 1907 1890

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in Osage County, Oklahoma:[3]

Cities

  • Barnsdall
  • Bartlesville (part)
  • Hominy
  • Pawhuska
  • Ponca City (part)
  • Sand Springs (part)
  • Shidler
  • Tulsa (part)

Towns

  • Avant
  • Burbank
  • Fairfax
  • Foraker
  • Grainola
  • Osage
  • Prue
  • Skiatook (part)
  • Webb City
  • Wynona

Unincorporated communities

  • Bowring
  • Carter Nine
  • Gray Horse

Census-designated place

  • McCord

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Osage County, Oklahoma online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Oklahoma Cemeteries for more information

 

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 20,101
1920 36,536 81.8%
1930 47,334 29.6%
1940 41,502 −12.3%
1950 33,071 −20.3%
1960 32,441 −1.9%
1970 29,750 −8.3%
1980 39,327 32.2%
1990 41,645 5.9%
2000 44,437 6.7%
2010 47,472 6.8%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

For tips on accessing Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see Oklahoma Census.

State Census Records

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Oklahoma denominations, view the Oklahoma Church Records Wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • De Noya

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

American Indians

Census

Land and Property

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Oklahoma Land and Property for additional information about early Oklahoma land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Online Land Records

For more information see Oklahoma Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Oklahoma Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

Okosage.jpg

Migration

Military Records

Revolutionary War

Civil War

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Osage County:

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Oklahoma Newspapers Online

Oklahoma Newspaper Catalogs

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

In most counties in Oklahoma, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Oklahoma - Osage - Probate records.

Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

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

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Birth

Online Birth Records Indexes and Images

Marriage

Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images

Death

Online Death Records Indexes and Images

Divorce

Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Osage County Historical Society Museum
700 N. Lynn Ave.
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Telephone: 918-287-9119

Societies

Pawhuska Genealogy Society
301 E. 6th
Pawhuska, OK 74056

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records

Research Guides

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. http://genealogytrails.com/oka/osage/hist_county.html accessed 09/29/2016
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Osage County, Oklahoma," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 6 August 2016.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)