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Lincoln 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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Coordinates: 39.99°0′N 91.19°0′W / 39.99°N 91.19°W / 39.99; -91.19

Lincoln County, Oklahoma
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Map of Oklahoma highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
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Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1891
County Seat Chandler
Courthouse
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Address Lincoln County Courthouse
800 Manvel Ave.
Chandler, Oklahoma 74834-0126
Phone: 405.258.1264

Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
800 Manvel Avenue
Chandler, OK 74834-0126
Phone: 405.258-1264 

Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court
records from 1900; County Clerk has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1891--Lincoln County was created in 1891 from Iowa-Sac-Fox and Pottawatomie-Shawnee lands.
County seat: Chandler [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 136 - Flynn Memorial Park

Census

For tips on accessing Lincoln County, Oklahoma 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 Lincoln County, Oklahoma. 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

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Military

Newspapers

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

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Page 560 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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