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You want to help others.

You have a copy or access to an Oklahoma Co. resource. 

You can do census lookups.

You can do newspaper lookups (articles, obituaries, etc.).

Chronicles of Oklahoma - Vols. 1-13 Online


Edmond Newspapers Obituaries Lookup Service [2008-10 this link is not working
dating back to 1899, offers by phone lookup or email
was sponsored by The Edmond Genealogical Society  
above offer seems to have been withdrawn - no longer list [09-2009]

Edmond Historical Society Museum - Research Library / Genealogy Center

houses a research library which has over 5,000 books and periodicals, microfilm of the Edmond SUN and genealogical computer center among many other research materials.


Index to Marriage Records, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory 1889-1907, Special Publication No. 11, Oklahoma Genealogical Society, 1993. Karen Wise
Pearcy, Deone K., Oklahoma death notice and obituary index to the Daily Oklahoman / edited by Deone K. Pearcy, N. Dale Talkington. Tehachapi, CA : T.P. Productions, c1992. 
Volume I covers 1947 - 1961.  Volume II covers the years from 1962 - 1971.  The listings are alphabetical by year.  The issue date, page and column number are given.
Oklahoma Historical Society Newspaper Archives also has a copy.  Archives staff has also compiled an obituary index for the THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN for the years 1988-1991 and 1994.
Volunteer Needed
Talkington, N. Dale. Tributes of Blue: obituaries of Civil War Union soldiers and sailors buried in Oklahoma / By N. Dale Talkington, Deone K. Pearcy. Tehachapi, CA: T.P. Productions, c1996.  Volunteer Needed
Talkington, N. Dale. The Long Blue Line: Civil War Union Soldiers and Sailors Buried in Oklahoma. [The book is a collection of data on more than 8,600 Civil war soldiers and sailors buried in Oklahoma. Each veteran is listed alphabetically by surname then by given name. Included for each soldier or sailor is his name, rank, unit, birthdate and place, his date and city or location of death, his age at death, his place of death and city and cemetery of burial.] Pamela Stephenson
Bailey, Elgin R., Index to probate, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 1895-1920 :indexed and case records abstracted from Probate index I (1895-1949), District Court, Oklahoma County, OK, 1983, Special Publication No. 7, Oklahoma Genealogical Society, 1983. Volunteer Needed
Porter, John H., Probate records and wills of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 1889-1908, Call No. 976.638 P2p Volunteer Needed
Index-1890 census Union veterans, their widows and U.S. soldiers, Union soldiers' home and cemetery records index (Civil War, wars with Spain and Mexico, Army nurses, and National Guard) Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, Okla.: Oklahoma Genealogical Society, 1970. 53 p. ; 28 cm. (Oklahoma Genealogical Society. Special publication ; no. 3) Pamela Stephenson
Index to Applications for Pensions from the State of Oklahoma 
submitted by Confederate Soldiers, Sailors and Their Widows
Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Special Publication 2, 1969.
View or download the index (332K Adobe PDF file)
Jackson, Ronald Vern, Oklahoma 1890 Special Census of Veterans 
[note: may be same book as Oklahoma Genealogical Society book above]
Volunteer Needed
Index to microfilm rolls of the Oklahoma tract books in the Jennie L. McCutcheon research room of the Lawton Public Library, Lawton, Oklahoma / compiled by Southwestern Oklahoma Genealogy Society. Lawton, Okla.: The Society, 1984. 72 v. indexed in 22: maps : 28 cm.  Volunteer Needed
R. L. Polk & Company - City Directories
A very helpful tool in locating your ancestors between census years and after the census that is currently available. City directories often provide additional information about individuals such as place of employment and name of spouse. Many of these directories are available at the Oklahoma Historical Society. List of Oklahoma Directories on Microfilm in the Microform Reading Room at the Library of Congress.
Little reading material to help you gain a better understanding of the importance of City Directories to your research. 
City Directories: Windows On The Past 
City Directories and Newspapers
City Directories
Volunteer Needed
Books and indexes online - including biographies Online
Indian Pioneer Papers - index and some interviews Online
I hope you enjoy searching through our web site, as I've spent considerable time on it.
If you find other information on the web or elsewhere that might be appropriate for this page, please let me know.
I'm am particularly interested journals or other records of movement into Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
Site authored by Marti Graham, Coordinator
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
part of the OKGenWeb Project
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