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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma|Tulsa County]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma Genealogy|Oklahoma]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Tulsa County'''''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Tulsa County
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| county_map = Ok-tulsa.png
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| state = Oklahoma
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| state_map = OK-map.png
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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 = 1905
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| founded date =
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| seat = Tulsa
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| building image = OklahomaTulsaCourthouse.jpg
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| building image cap =
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| building address = [http://www.tulsacounty.org/Tulsacounty/default.aspx Tulsa County Courthouse]<br>500 S. Denver Ave.<br> Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103-3835<br>Phone: 918.596.5000
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}}
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Tulsa 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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{{Click|Image:OK_ORP.png|Oklahoma Online Genealogy Records}}
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== County Information ==
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=== Tulsa County, Oklahoma Record Dates ===
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1908
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1907
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.tulsacounty.org/Tulsacounty/default.aspx Tulsa County Courthouse]<br> 500 S Denver Avenue<br> Tulsa, OK 74103-3835<br> Phone: 918.596-5000&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1907<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tulsa 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://www.tulsacounty.org/Tulsacounty/default.aspx Tulsa County Courthouse]<br> 500 S Denver Avenue<br> Tulsa, OK 74103-3835<br> Phone: 918.596-5000<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1907<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Page 562 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1905--'''Tulsa County was created in 1905 from Creek and Cherokee Lands.<br>'''County seat: '''Tulsa <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1905--'''Tulsa County was created in 1905 from Creek and Cherokee Lands.
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*'''County seat: '''Tulsa <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Description ====
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Tulsa County took its name from the already established town of Tulsa. Tulsa serves as the county seat.
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<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/oka/tulsa/hist_county.html accessed 09/29/2016</ref> Founded 1907. Tulsa is in the north east section of the state. 
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<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma accessed 09/29/2016</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tulsa County, Oklahoma," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 6 August 2016.</ref> ====
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=====Cities=====
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{{div col|4}}
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*Bixby (part)
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*Broken Arrow (part)
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*Collinsville
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*Glenpool
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*Jenks
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*Owasso (part)
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*Sand Springs (part)
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*Sapulpa (part)
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*Tulsa (county seat) (part)
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{{div col end}}
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=====Towns=====
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*Liberty (part)
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*Lotsee
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*Skiatook (part)
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*Sperry
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=====Census-designated places=====
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*Oakhurst
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*Turley
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=====Unincorporated communities=====
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*Berryhill
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*Lake
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*Former communities[edit]
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*Alsuma - Annexed by Tulsa in 1968.[25][26]
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*Carbondale - Annexed by Tulsa in 1928.[27]
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*Dawson - Annexed by Tulsa in 1949.[28]
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*Keystone, Oklahoma - Submerged by Keystone Lake, whose construction began in 1958.
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*North Tulsa - Annexed by Tulsa in 1904.[29]
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*Prattville - Annexed by Sand Springs in 1965.[30]
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*Red Fork - Annexed by Tulsa in 1927.[28]
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*South Haven - Annexed by Tulsa in 1966.[27]
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{{div col end}}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Creek County, Oklahoma|Creek]]  
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*[[Creek County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Creek]]  
*[[Okmulgee County, Oklahoma|Okmulgee]]  
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*[[Okmulgee County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Okmulgee]]  
*[[Osage County, Oklahoma|Osage]]  
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*[[Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Osage]]  
*[[Pawnee County, Oklahoma|Pawnee]]  
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*[[Pawnee County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Pawnee]]  
*[[Rogers County, Oklahoma|Rogers]]  
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*[[Rogers County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Rogers]]  
*[[Wagoner County, Oklahoma|Wagoner]]  
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*[[Wagoner County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Wagoner]]  
*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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====American Indians====
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1895 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2976 U.S., Native American Citizens and Freedmen of Five Civilized Tribes, 1895-1914] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes Dawes Final Rolls] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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'''''Land and Property'''''
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*'''1884 - 1934''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3999 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Land Allotment Jackets for Five Civilized Tribes, 1884-1934] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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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://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*For more information see [[Indians of Oklahoma]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
The Tulsa Genealogical Society published a{{FHL|423563|title-id|disp=12-volume funeral home record}}.&nbsp; These records cover the period from 1906 to 1986 and are available at the Family History Library.&nbsp; An [http://www.tulsagenealogy.org/library/FuneralHomeIndx.asp index] to these volumes is found on the Tulsa Genealogical Society Website.  
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The Tulsa Genealogical Society published a {{FHL|423563|title-id|disp=12-volume funeral home record}}. These records cover the period from 1906 to 1986 and are available at the Family History Library. An [http://www.tulsagenealogy.org/library/FuneralHomeIndx.asp index] to these volumes is found on the Tulsa Genealogical Society Website.
  
Individual cemeteries:  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=81300 Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa] BillionGraves
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=81300 Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa] BillionGraves
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=38&GScnty=2199&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|454289|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=38&CScnty=2199 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.okgenweb.org/~oktulsa/cemetery.htm OKGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tulsa+Oklahoma+&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Oklahoma&county=Tulsa&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ok/tulsa/cemet1.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oklahoma/tulsa.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://oklahomagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=72 Oklahoma Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.okcemeteries.net/tulsa/tulsa.htm Oklahoma Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Oklahoma Cemeteries|Oklahoma Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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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/Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |34995
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|1920 |109023
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|1930 |187574
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|1940 |193363
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|1950 |251686
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|1960 |346038
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|1970 |401663
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|1980 |470593
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|1990 |503341
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|2000 |563299
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|2010 |603403
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}}
  
{{Census|Oklahoma}}  
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{{Census|Oklahoma}}
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===== State Census Records =====
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and image ($)
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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]].
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{OK Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{OK Land Intro}}
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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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]]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{OK History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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:Oktulsa.jpg|400px|Tulsa County, OK]]
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/oklahoma-maps/ok-tulsa-county-oklahoma-1922-map.html Map of 1922 Tulsa County, Oklahoma] with numerous small settlements. (My Genealogy Hound)<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 
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===== Revolutionary War =====
===== Civil War =====
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*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>
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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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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9236 Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Index, 1915-1955] at [http://search.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]].''
  
 
===== Civil War Battle  =====
 
===== Civil War Battle  =====
  
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Tulsa County  
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The following '''Civil War Battle''' was fought in Tulsa County:
 
 
 
*December 9, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok002.htm Chusto-Talasah]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Caving Banks <br>
 
*December 9, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok002.htm Chusto-Talasah]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Caving Banks <br>
  
 
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>
 
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>
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===== WWI =====
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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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===== WWII =====
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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]].''
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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|Tulsa}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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<br>
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====School Records====
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*'''1895 - 1936''' {{RecordSearch|1926701|Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{OK Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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=====Births=====
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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]
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=====Marriages=====
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1852 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2534474|Oklahoma, Church Marriages, 1852-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1681007|Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index only.
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60105 Oklahoma, Select Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index ($)
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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 ($)
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*'''1889 - 1951''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/marriagerec Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Marriage Index, 1889-1951]
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*'''1890 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|1709399|Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index and images
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/~marriage/ OKGenWeb Oklahoma Marriages]
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=====Deaths=====
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''Online Death Records Indexes and Images''
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/obits.php Obituaries Listed in the Oklahoman] - Oklahoma Historical Society — index only
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* {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
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*'''1935 - 2014''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry], incomplete ($}
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=====Divorces=====
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.tulsalibrary.org/genealogy/ Genealogy Center of the Tulsa City-County Library]
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'''Tulsa Genealogical Society'''<br>9136 E. 31st Street<br>PO Box 585<br>Tulsa 74101-0585<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~oktgs/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Tulsa Historical Society'''<br> 2445 South Peoria<br> Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114<br>Telephone: 918-712-9484<br>E-mail:[mailto:ths@tulsahistory.org ths@tulsahistory.org]<br>[http://tulsahistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Tulsa Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 35106<br>Tulsa, OK 74153<br>Telephone: 918-814-1258<br>[http://www.tulsagenealogy.org Website]<br><br>
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'''Tulsa Genealogy Center'''<br>8316 E. 93rd St.<br>Tulsa, OK  74133<br>Telephone: 918-549-7691<br>[http://guides.tulsalibrary.org/genealogy Website]<br><br>
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'''Broken Arrow Genealogical Society'''<br>400 S. Main St.<br>Broken Arrow, OK  74012<br>E-mail:[mailto:b.a.genealogy@gmail.com b.a.genealogy@gmail.com]<br>E-mail:[mailto:rm6761@aol.com rm6761@aol.com]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okbags/index.html Website]<br>[http://www.bahistoricalsociety.com/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Owasso Historical Society'''<br>103 W. Broadway St.<br>Owasso, OK  74055<br>Telephone: 918-591-4566<br><br>
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'''Bixby Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 1046<br>Bixby OK 74008<br>Telephone: 918-366-1200<br>E-mail:[mailto:bixbyokhs@ppicnet.net bixbyokhs@ppicnet.net](office)<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okbhs/pop_alt.html Website]
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'''Gilcrease Museum'''  The ''John Ross Papers'' are housed in this Museum and they contain Muster Rolls of George Hicks group (Folder #s 478 and 540)
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[http://www.tulsagenealogy.org Tulsa Genealogical Society Home Page]
 
  
[http://www.tulsahistory.org Tulsa Historical Society]
 
  
[http://www.bahistoricalsociety.com/ Broken Arrow Historical Society]
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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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United States Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma Gotoarrow.png Tulsa County

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Tulsa County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1905
County Seat Tulsa
Courthouse
OklahomaTulsaCourthouse.jpg
Address Tulsa County Courthouse
500 S. Denver Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103-3835
Phone: 918.596.5000


Tulsa 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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County Information

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1908 1907 1907 1907 1907

County Courthouse

Tulsa County Courthouse
500 S Denver Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74103-3835
Phone: 918.596-5000

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

History

Parent County

  • 1905--Tulsa County was created in 1905 from Creek and Cherokee Lands.
  • County seat: Tulsa [2]

Description

Tulsa County took its name from the already established town of Tulsa. Tulsa serves as the county seat. [3] Founded 1907. Tulsa is in the north east section of the state. [4]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places [5]

Cities
  • Bixby (part)
  • Broken Arrow (part)
  • Collinsville
  • Glenpool
  • Jenks
  • Owasso (part)
  • Sand Springs (part)
  • Sapulpa (part)
  • Tulsa (county seat) (part)
Towns
  • Liberty (part)
  • Lotsee
  • Skiatook (part)
  • Sperry
Census-designated places
  • Oakhurst
  • Turley
Unincorporated communities
  • Berryhill
  • Lake
  • Former communities[edit]
  • Alsuma - Annexed by Tulsa in 1968.[25][26]
  • Carbondale - Annexed by Tulsa in 1928.[27]
  • Dawson - Annexed by Tulsa in 1949.[28]
  • Keystone, Oklahoma - Submerged by Keystone Lake, whose construction began in 1958.
  • North Tulsa - Annexed by Tulsa in 1904.[29]
  • Prattville - Annexed by Sand Springs in 1965.[30]
  • Red Fork - Annexed by Tulsa in 1927.[28]
  • South Haven - Annexed by Tulsa in 1966.[27]

Neighboring Counties

Resources

American Indians

Census

Land and Property

Cemeteries

The Tulsa Genealogical Society published a 12-volume funeral home record. These records cover the period from 1906 to 1986 and are available at the Family History Library. An index to these volumes is found on the Tulsa Genealogical Society Website.

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
OKGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
USGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Oklahoma Gravestones
Oklahoma Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See Oklahoma Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 34,995
1920 109,023 211.5%
1930 187,574 72.0%
1940 193,363 3.1%
1950 251,686 30.2%
1960 346,038 37.5%
1970 401,663 16.1%
1980 470,593 17.2%
1990 503,341 7.0%
2000 563,299 11.9%
2010 603,403 7.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

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

State Census Records
Federal Census Records

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

Church

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

  • Tulsa

Court

Land

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 Tulsa 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

Tulsa County, OK


Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Tulsa County:

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma

WWI
WWII

Newspapers

Oklahoma Newspapers Online

Oklahoma Newspaper Catalogs

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

Probate

Online Records

School Records

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

Births

Online Birth Records Indexes and Images

Marriages

Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images

Deaths

Online Death Records Indexes and Images

Divorces

Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images

Societies and Libraries

Tulsa Genealogical Society
9136 E. 31st Street
PO Box 585
Tulsa 74101-0585
Website

Tulsa Historical Society
2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
Telephone: 918-712-9484
E-mail:ths@tulsahistory.org
Website

Tulsa Genealogical Society
PO Box 35106
Tulsa, OK 74153
Telephone: 918-814-1258
Website

Tulsa Genealogy Center
8316 E. 93rd St.
Tulsa, OK 74133
Telephone: 918-549-7691
Website

Broken Arrow Genealogical Society
400 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
E-mail:b.a.genealogy@gmail.com
E-mail:rm6761@aol.com
Website
Website

Owasso Historical Society
103 W. Broadway St.
Owasso, OK 74055
Telephone: 918-591-4566

Bixby Historical Society
PO Box 1046
Bixby OK 74008
Telephone: 918-366-1200
E-mail:bixbyokhs@ppicnet.net(office)
Website

Gilcrease Museum The John Ross Papers are housed in this Museum and they contain Muster Rolls of George Hicks group (Folder #s 478 and 540)

1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.

Tulsa, OK 74127

Telephone: 1-918-596-2700



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. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tulsa 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).
  3. http://genealogytrails.com/oka/tulsa/hist_county.html accessed 09/29/2016
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma accessed 09/29/2016
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Tulsa County, Oklahoma," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 6 August 2016.
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)