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=== Migration Routes  ===
=== Migration Routes  ===
[[Arkansas River]]{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[Canadian River]]{{·}} [[Cimmeron River]]{{·}} [[Red River]]{{·}} [[Chisholm Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]]  
[[Arkansas River]]{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[Canadian River]]{{·}} [[Cimmeron River]]{{·}} [[Red River]]{{·}} [[Chisholm Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[St. Louis–San Francisco Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]]  
=== Research Tools  ===
=== Research Tools  ===

Revision as of 05:04, 24 October 2013

Oklahoma Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Oklahoma Background
Local Research Resources
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   How to Find Information about Oklahoma, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information



Extinct or Renamed Counties:
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Major Repositories

Oklahoma Historical Society · Oklahoma Department of Libraries · Oklahoma State Archives and Records Admninistration · Lawton Public Library · Bizzell Memorial Library Univ. of OK · Pickens Memorial Library · Oklahoma Territorial Museum Library · Tulsa Genealogical Society Library · Museum of the Western Prairie Library · Miami Public Library · Dallas Public Central Library · National Archives Southwest Region (Ft. Worth) · Bancroft Library Univ. of Calif., Berkeley

Migration Routes

Arkansas River · Butterfield Overland Mail · Canadian River · Cimmeron River · Red River · Chisholm Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · St. Louis–San Francisco Railway · Texas and Pacific Railway

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing  online collectons are found at:

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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