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Le Flore 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

Le Flore County, Oklahoma
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Map of Oklahoma highlighting Le Flore County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Poteau
Courthouse
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Address Le Flore County Courthouse
100 S. Broadway Street
Poteau, Oklahoma 74953-0607
Phone: 918.647-5738

Contents

County Courthouse

Le Flore County Courthouse
100 S Broadway Street
Poteau, OK 74953-0607
Phone: 918.647-5738 

Clerk Court has marriage records from 1898,
divorce, probate and court records from 1907;
County Clerk has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1907--Le Flore County was created 16 July 1907 from Choctaw Lands.
County seat: Poteau [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bokoshe

Cameron

Milton

Monroe

Potuea

Spiro

Shady Point

Williams

Wister

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Royal Oak Cemetery (Poker Bend)

Census

For tips on accessing Le Flore 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.

Royal Oak Free Will Baptist Church

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 Le Flore 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 Le Flore 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

  • 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), Le Flore 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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