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Woodward 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 = Woodward County
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| state = Oklahoma
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| founded year = 1893
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| building address =  Woodward County Courthouse]<br>1600 Main Street<br>Woodward, OK 73801<br>Phone: 580.256-8097<br> [http://woodwardcounty.org/mpc/docs/Site/Home.html '''Woodward County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
1600 Main St. Woodward, OK 73801 580-256-8097
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[http://woodwardcounty.org/mpc/docs/Site/Home.html Woodward County Courthouse]<br>1600 Main Street<br>Woodward, OK 73801<br>Phone: 580.256-8097<br><br>Clerk &nbsp;Court has marriage and probate record; <br>County Clerk has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Woodward County, Oklahoma. Page 563 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Cedardale
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Curtis
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Fort Supply
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Mooreland
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Mooreland  
  
Mutual
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Mutual  
  
Quinlan
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Quinlan  
  
Sharon
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Sharon  
  
 
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Woodward News http://woodwardnews.net
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Woodward Oklahoma Family History Center]]
 
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Revision as of 02:27, 4 July 2013

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Woodward 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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Woodward County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 16, 1893
County Seat Woodward
Courthouse
Address Woodward County Courthouse]
1600 Main Street
Woodward, OK 73801
Phone: 580.256-8097
Woodward County Website


County Courthouse

Woodward County Courthouse
1600 Main Street
Woodward, OK 73801
Phone: 580.256-8097

Clerk  Court has marriage and probate record;
County Clerk has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1893--Woodward County was created in 1893 from the Cherokee Outlet.
County seat: Woodward [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cedardale

Curtis

Fort Supply

Mooreland

Mutual

Quinlan

Sharon

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Woodward County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, 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.

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.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Woodward 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

Newspapers

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

Military

Woodward News http://woodwardnews.net

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), Woodward 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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