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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Oklahoma/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
 
*[http://www.okgenweb.org// The Oklahoma GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
 
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.  
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/ Digital Archives ]from the Oklahoma State University, a varied selection of resources.  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Oklahoma.pdf BYU Oklahoma Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
 
 
*[http://www.travelok.com/Genealogy Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's ]new 'genealogy' section aids those looking for ancestors in Oklahoma.
 
*[http://www.travelok.com/Genealogy Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's ]new 'genealogy' section aids those looking for ancestors in Oklahoma.
  
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*[[Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission of the  Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.<br>
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*The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. [[Oklahoma Native Races|Read more...]] *Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.
*On Monday April 22, exactly at 12:00 noon, men, women and children lined up on the Arkansas and Texas borders to rush for their free land. This was the Oklahoma Territory land rush of 1889. The United States government surveyed the area into 6 mile square townships and mile square sections (640 acres). No federal employee, railroad employee, or person who was not authorized to be on the land could claim land. That rule was broken more than observed. [http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/landrush.htm Read more...] <!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
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*On Monday April 22, exactly at 12:00 noon, men, women and children lined up on the Arkansas and Texas borders to rush for their free land. This was the Oklahoma Territory land rush of 1889. The United States government surveyed the area into 6 mile square townships and mile square sections (640 acres). No federal employee, railroad employee, or person who was not authorized to be on the land could claim land. That rule was broken more than observed. [http://www.library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/landrush.htm Read more...]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;  
 
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*[https://www.facebook.com/OklahomaGenealogy Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;  
 
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*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Oklahoma Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
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<br> The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department's [http://www.travelok.com/genealogy Genealogy feature]&nbsp;assists visitors to connect with their Oklahoma ancestry with links to maps and other state, county, and tribal resources.
 
  
The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. [[Oklahoma Native Races|Read more...]]
 
  
 
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Did You Know?

  • The Caddoe, Pawnee, and Wichita tribes were living in the area of Oklahoma in the 1700s. About the time the United States acquired the area through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, other tribes such as the Quapaw, Oto, and Osage migrated to eastern Oklahoma. By 1837, the Civilized Tribes had settled most of their members in Oklahoma. Read more... *Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Oklahoma were the Baptist, Roman Catholic, Disciples of Christ, and Methodist churches.
  • On Monday April 22, exactly at 12:00 noon, men, women and children lined up on the Arkansas and Texas borders to rush for their free land. This was the Oklahoma Territory land rush of 1889. The United States government surveyed the area into 6 mile square townships and mile square sections (640 acres). No federal employee, railroad employee, or person who was not authorized to be on the land could claim land. That rule was broken more than observed. Read more...

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