Choctaw County, Oklahoma

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Choctaw_County,_Oklahoma|Choctaw County]]''
  
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Choctaw 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 = Choctaw County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Oklahoma highlighting Choctaw 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= Hugo
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| building image = Choctaw 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 = '''[[Choctaw County, Oklahoma Courthouse|Choctaw County Courthouse]]'''<br>300 E. Duke Street<br>Hugo, Oklahoma 74743<br>Phone: 580.326.3778
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=== Townships ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OK_Choctaw.htm Choctaw County Courthouse]<br> 300 E Duke Street<br> Hugo, OK 74743<br> Phone: 580.326.3778&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court <br>records 1907; County Clerk has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chocktaw County, Oklahoma. Page 557 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1907--'''Choctaw County was created 16 July 1907 from Choctaw Lands.<br>'''County seat: '''Hugo <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Choctaw County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/oklahoma/ok-maps.html border changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Atoka County, Oklahoma|Atoka]]
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*[[Bryan County, Oklahoma|Bryan]]
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*[[Lamar County, Texas|Lamar County, Texas]]
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*[[McCurtain County, Oklahoma|McCurtain]]
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*[[Pushmataha County, Oklahoma|Pushmataha]]
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*[[Red River County, Texas|Red River County, Texas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=80897 Goodland Cemetery, Hugo] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Oklahoma}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
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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 Choctaw County
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*February 13, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok005.htm Middle Boggy Depot]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Middle Boggy
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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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==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=22139 {{nowrap|The Paris News}}] (Paris, TX) from 1925 that may include residents from Choctaw County.
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==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Choctaw|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 18:23, 12 February 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Choctaw County

Choctaw 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
Choctaw County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Choctaw 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 Hugo
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Choctaw County Courthouse
300 E. Duke Street
Hugo, Oklahoma 74743
Phone: 580.326.3778

Contents

County Courthouse

Choctaw County Courthouse
300 E Duke Street
Hugo, OK 74743
Phone: 580.326.3778 

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

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Choctaw County border changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Choctaw County

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has The Paris News (Paris, TX) from 1925 that may include residents from Choctaw County.

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), Chocktaw 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)