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Pottawatomie 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Pottawatomie County
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| state = Oklahoma
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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 = 1891
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| seat wl= Shawnee
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| building image = Pottawatomie county courthouse.gif
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Courthouse|Pottawatomie County Courthouse]]'''<br>325 N. Broadway Street <br>Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801<br> Phone: 405.273.8222
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Pottawatomie-County-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Pottawatomie County Courthouse]<br> 325 N Broadway Street <br>Shawnee, OK 74801<br> Phone: 405.273-8222&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records; <br>County Clerk has land records from 1892<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. Page 562 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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[http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/2714714.html Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma: including the counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig, and Ottawa.] Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1922<br>
  
 
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Pott County Genealogy Society has lots of indexes for marriages, probate, wills, cemeteries, obits, etc.&nbsp;http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okpcgc/index.html
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Pott County Genealogy Society has lots of indexes for marriages, probate, wills, cemeteries, obits, etc.&nbsp;http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okpcgc/index.html  
  
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie 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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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Pottawatomie County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1891
County Seat Shawnee
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Pottawatomie County Courthouse
325 N. Broadway Street
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
Phone: 405.273.8222


County Courthouse

Pottawatomie County Courthouse
325 N Broadway Street
Shawnee, OK 74801
Phone: 405.273-8222 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records;
County Clerk has land records from 1892[1]

History

Parent County

1891--Pottawatomie County was created in 1891. It was an original county from (Pottawatomie-Shawnee Lands).
County seat: Shawnee [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma: including the counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig, and Ottawa. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1922

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Ada newspapers that may have included Pottawatomie County residents. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

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

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


Pott County Genealogy Society has lots of indexes for marriages, probate, wills, cemeteries, obits, etc. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okpcgc/index.html

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. Page 562 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).
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