Pawnee County, Oklahoma Genealogy
Pawnee 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.
|Pawnee County, Oklahoma|
| Map of Oklahoma highlighting Pawnee County|
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
|Address|| Pawnee County Courthouse|
500 Harrison Street
Pawnee, Oklahoma 74058
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Pawnee County Courthouse
500 Harrison Street Rm 202
Pawnee, OK 74058
County Clerk has land and military reords;
Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
1893--Pawnee County was created in 1893 from Pawnee Lands.
County seat: Pawnee 
Terlton Oklahoma Cemetery URL http://www.okcemeteries.net/pawnee/terlton/terlton.htm
For tips on accessing Pawnee 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.
Local histories are available for Pawnee 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 Pawnee 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
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog