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Revision as of 05:54, 22 June 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Washita County

Washita 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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Washita County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Washita County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1892
County Seat Cordell
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Washita County Courthouse
P.O. Box 380
Cordell, Oklahoma 73632-0380
Phone: 580.832.3548


County Courthouse

Washita County Courthouse
PO Box 380
Cordell, OK 73632-0380
Phone: 580.832-3548 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court record from 1900[1]

History

Parent County

1892--Washita County was created in 1892 from Cheyenne-Arapaho Lands.
County seat: Cordell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Lutheran

Bessie (Red Rock)

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Bessie (Red Rock), in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Clinton

  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Clinton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washita County, Oklahoma. Page 563 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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