Cherokee County, Oklahoma

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Cherokee 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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{{OKDC}}<br> <br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cherokee County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cherokee County svg.bmp
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| state = Oklahoma
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| state_map = OK-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Oklahoma County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1907
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| founded date = July 16
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| seat wl= Tahlequah
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| building image = Cherokee county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Cherokee County, Oklahoma Courthouse|Cherokee County Courthouse]]'''<br>213 W. Delaware Street<br>Talequah, Oklahoma 74464-3639<br>Phone: 918.456.3171
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Cherokee-County-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Cherokee County Courthouse]<br> 213 Delaware Street<br> Tahlequah, OK 74464<br> Phone: 918.456.3171&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court <br>records from 1907;&nbsp; County Clerk has land records <br>from 1907 and military discharge records from 1917<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Oklahoma. Page 557 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1907--'''Cherokee County was created 16 Jul 1907 from Cherokee Lands.<br>
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'''County Seat: '''Tahlequah, Oklahoma.<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1907--'''Cherokee County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee Lands.<br>'''County seat: '''Tahlequah <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Adair County, Oklahoma|Adair]]
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*[[Delaware County, Oklahoma|Delaware]]
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*[[Mayes County, Oklahoma|Mayes]]
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*[[Muskogee County, Oklahoma|Muskogee]]
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*[[Sequoyah County, Oklahoma|Sequoyah]]
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*[[Wagoner County, Oklahoma|Wagoner]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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{{Census|Oklahoma}}
  
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Cherokee
  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cherokee County
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November 19, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok001.htm Round Mountain]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Round Mountains<br>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194128&subject_disp=Oklahoma%2C+Cherokee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Cherokee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 18:16, 12 February 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Cherokee County

Cherokee 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
Cherokee County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cherokee 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 Tahlequah
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Cherokee County Courthouse
213 W. Delaware Street
Talequah, Oklahoma 74464-3639
Phone: 918.456.3171

Contents

County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse
213 Delaware Street
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918.456.3171 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court
records from 1907;  County Clerk has land records
from 1907 and military discharge records from 1917[1]

History

Parent County

1907--Cherokee County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee Lands.
County seat: Tahlequah [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cherokee

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cherokee County

November 19, 1861 = Round Mountain[3] also known as Round Mountains

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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), Cherokee County, Oklahoma. Page 557 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)