Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Genealogy
Oklahoma 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.
|Oklahoma County, Oklahoma|
| Map of Oklahoma highlighting Oklahoma County|
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
|County Seat||Oklahoma City|
|Address|| Oklahoma County Courthouse|
320 Robert South Kerr Avenue.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73012
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Oklahoma County Courthouse
320 Robert S Kerr Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73012
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1890
1890--Oklahoma County was created in 1890. It was an original county.
County seat: Oklahoma City 
LDS Cemetery Records
page 162 - 62rd and Penn Avenue Cemetery, Oklahoma City
page 165 - Catholic Cemetery
page 166 - Wheatland Cemetery
- Christner Cemetery, Edmond
- Grace Lawn Cemetery, Edmond
- Hebrew Cemetery, Oklahoma City
- Lockridge Cemetery, Edmond
- Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City
- Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Edmond
- Ressurection Cemetery, Oklahoma City
- Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City
- Sunnylane Cemetery, Del City (Sunnylane Road)
- Waterloo Cemetery, Edmond
- Whistler Cemetery, Edmond
For tips on accessing Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.
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.
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.
1889–present County Clerk's free online images and indexes of all Oklahoma County deeds.
Local histories are available for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Genealogy. 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.
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:
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.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- The Oklahoma County OK GenWeb Project, a member of The OKGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project
- Family History Library Catalog
- Oklahoma County Genealogy (Oklahoma Genealogy)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Page 561 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.