Oklahoma

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"The Chronicles of Oklahoma." Published Quarterly by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952. Autumn Issue, Vol. XXX, Number 3, various authors, publ. by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952. The Chronicles of Oklahoma are now freely available online (Volumes 1-40) and are completely searchable. CONTENTS:
"William Bennett Bizzell," by M. L. Wardell.
"Pioneer Days in Ellis County," by Violet Polin Igou.
"Potawatomi Day Schools," by Hobart D. Ragland.
"Baptist Pioneers in Eastern Oklahoma," by Herbert Miner Pierce.
"Joseph Franklin Thompson," by T. L. Ballenger
"The Armstrongs of Indian Territory," by Carolyn Thomas Foreman.
"The Great Seal of the Confederacy," by George H. Shirk.
"First Oil and Gas Well in Tulsa County," by Fred S. Clinton, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"The American Indian as Conservationist," by N. B. Johnson.
"Notes and Documents"
"Book Review"
"Recent Accessions in the Library"
"Necrology... Mrs. Lee Clinton," by Fred S. Clinton, M.D. HF1

"The Chronicles of Oklahoma." Published Quarterly by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952-53. Winter Issue, Vol. XXX, Number 4, various authors, publ. by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952-53. The Chronicles of Oklahoma are now freely available online (Volumes 1-40) and are completely searchable. CONTENTS:
"A High Point in America's Thinking," by Charles Evans.
"Mrs. John R. Williams, Pioneer," by Muriel H. Wright.
"Worcester, Pride of the West," by Kathleen Garrett.
"William G. Bruner, Member of the House of Kings," by Orpha B. Russell.
"The Ghost Dance Religion among the Oklahoma Cheyenne," by Donald N. Brown.
"When East Met West," by Frances Rosser Brown.
"William Armstrong," by Carolyn Thomas Foreman.
"Colored High School of the Cherokee Nation," by T. L. Ballenger.
"Foreign Travellers in Oklahoma, 1900-1950," by Lawrence B. Thompson.
"Notes and Document"
"Book Review"
"Necrology... Karl Schmitt," by Robert E. Bell. HF1

"The Chronicles of Oklahoma." Published Quarterly by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1953. Spring Issue, Vol. XXXI, Number 1, various authors, publ. by the Oklahoma Historical Society, 1953. The Chronicles of Oklahoma are now freely available online (Volumes 1-40) and are completely searchable. CONTENTS:
"St. Mary's of the Quapaws," by Velma Nieberding.
"The Removal of the State Capital," by Fred P. Branson.
"The March of the First Dragoons from Jefferson Barracks," by Hamilton Gardner.
"The Smoked Meat Rebellion," by Mel H. Bolster.
"General Frank Crawford Armstrong," by Carolyn Thomas Foreman.
"W. C. Austin: Pioneer and Public Servant," by Monroe Billington.
"Fifty Years of Choctaw Law," by Oliver Knight.
"Notes and Documents" HF1

"Fatalities in the Coal Mines of Indian Territory and S.E. Oklahoma 1885-1962." Thurman Shuller, Pittsburg Co.Genealogical and Historical Society, McAlester, OK, 1990. A compilation of information about the 1700 individuals who lost their lives in coal mine accidents in Indian Territory and Southeastern Oklahoma. 232 Pages. SW7

"The History of the State of Oklahoma." by Luther B. Hill, Vol. 2 only. Luther B. Hill, 1910. There are two volumes to this set. The first vol. has very few biographies in it. Vol. 2 is composed of biographies. There are many photographs and extensive biographical sketches. For a list of names included, go to the Oklahoma Genweb where they are listed. [This book is available as a free download from Google Books: Volume 1, Volume 2.]

"Landrus, Williams, Forbes Family History." Freda Landrus Misenheimer, no publisher, August 15, 1958. Contains information on Ammerman, Beals, Bount, Brown, Cathey, Farr, Ferguson, Forbes, Fuller, Gallup, Gentry, Greeson, Landrus (Landers, Landres), Parr, Parsons, Schee, Smith, Sparks, White, and Williams surnames. Volume one produced in 1958 by a Landrus decendant. Some source information is listed in the text, however some information listed does not have a source identifying where/how the information was proven. FB

"Southwest Oklahoma Keys." Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society, 1982. Great genealogy resource. Lot's of names, dates, and some pictures. Indexed by name. K27

Bryan Co.

"1910 Census of Bryan County, Vol. 1, 2 & 3." Compiled by Bryan County Historical Assn. JR8

"1920 Census of Bryan County, Vol I." Compiled by Bryan County Historical Assn. JR8

"Bryan County Cemetery Books." Bryan County Historical Association. There are 4 books compiled by the BCHA and I will gladly do lookups from them. Also I have a book compiled by BCHA that is a supplement to the original 4 cemetery books. JR8

"Bryan County Marriages Nov 16 1907- Nov. 25, 1910 - Vol. 1." Compiled by Bryan County Historical Assn. JR8

"Bryan County Obits." Bryan County Historical Assn. This contains obits from various Bryan County newspaper rolls for 1874-1944. JR8

"Bryan County Pre-Statehood Marriages July 1902 - Nov. 1907." Compiled by Bryan County Historical Assn. JR8

"Excerpts From the Achille Press Bryan County, Oklahoma Newspaper June 26, 1913-Oct. 20, 1922." Bryan County Heritage Ass'n, Inc. BH6

Carter Co.

Carter County, Oklahoma History. BH2

Choctaw Co.

"The Rise And Fall Of The Choctaw Republic." Angie Debo, University of Oklahoma Press, 1934. Includes a number of photographs of the Choctaw Chiefs, and maps of towns, roads, and railroads in the Choctaw Nation. LS

Delaware Co.

"Cemeteries and Burial Place of Delaware Co., Oklahoma - Vol. 1 - 4." Delaware County Cemetery Readers, Gregath Publishing Co., 1995. GTP

Kay Co.

"North Central Oklahoma, Rooted in the Past - Growing for the Future, Vol. I." North Central Oklahoma Historical Association, Inc., Ponca City, OK; 1995. Limited county history and family histories. JJ4

"North Central Oklahoma, Rooted in the Past - Growing for the Future, Vol. II." North Central Oklahoma Historical Association, Inc., Ponca City, OK; 1995. Family histories. JJ4

Ellis Co.

"Our Ellis County Heritage Vol. I." Ellis County Historical Society, 1974. Families stories of people living in Ellis County, Oklahoma 1885-1974. DD5

"Our Ellis County Heritage, Vol II." Ellis County Historical Society, 1974. Families stories of people living in Ellis County, Oklahoma 1885-1974. DD5

Latimer Co.

"Latimer County Oklahoma Marriages 1906 - 1920." Gloryann Hawkins Young, 1988, Publisher not listed. Compilation of Books 1, 2, 3, & 4 of the marriage records in the Court Clerk's Office at the Latimer County Courthouse at Wilburton, Oklahoma. The book does not include an everyname index. CR3

Lincoln Co.

"Lincoln County Oklahoma History." Lincoln County Historical Society, County Lane Press, 1988. The history of Lincoln County and the families who settled there. The book is indexed. LW8

Logan Co.

"Survey of Summit View Cemetery Logan county Oklahoma." Logan County Gen Soc. Self-published 1993. Alpha index of the Summit View Cemetery in Guthrie OK . M38

Pawnee Co.

"Pawnee Pride." Kenny A. Franks and Paul F. Lambert - Published by the Oklahoma Heritage Association, 1994. RFB

Pittsburg Co.

"Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma - People and Places." Pittsburg Co. Historical & Genealogy Society - Copyright 1996 - Henington Industries, Wolfe City, TX. History of Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma. Lots of family histories and historical information about Pittsburg County that includes 144 towns, school, industries and communities. JG11

Pottawatomie Co.

"Pottawatomie County Marriages Book 1A, May 18, 1892- May 22, 1895." Compiled by Pottawatomie County Genealogy Club; no publisher or date. K27

"Pottawatomie County Marriages Book 1B, August 22, 1895- March 13, 1897." Compiled by Pottawatomie County Genealogy Club; no publisher or date. K27

"Pottawatomie County Marriages Book 2A, June 1, 1895- January 21, 1897." Compiled by Pottawatomie County Genealogy Club; no publisher or date. K27

Tulsa Co.

"1930 Tulsa Central High School yearbook." Tulsa Central High School, 1930. a/k/a "The Tom Tom" - Volume 22. SW7

"1932 Tulsa Central High School yearbook." Tulsa Central High School, 1932. a/k/a "The Tom Tom" - Volume 24. SW7

"1933 Tulsa Central High School yearbook." Tom Tom Class of Seniors at Tulsa Central High School, 1933. a/k/a "The Tom Tom" - Volume 25. SW7

Edison High School yearbook, 1957. MF1

"Tulsa City Directory 1971." R. L. POLK & CO., Publishers - 1971. The Tulsa City Directory for 1971 contains four major sections on residents and businesses in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma:
1. Classified business - advertising, lists of businesses;
2. Alphabetical list of names of residents and businesses. Names of adult residents indicate marital status, occupation and address;
3. Directory of householders - Streets arranged both in numerical and alphabetical order showing names of householder or businesses; and
4. Numerical telephone directory. SW7

Woods Co.

"Pioneer Footprints Across Woods County." by the Cherokee Strip Volunteer League, Copyright 1976. Contains biographies of many of Woods Co., Oklahoma's pioneer families. RB2

Woodward Co.

"Oklahoma Rural Settlers in Woodward County, Oklahoma 1893-1910." Nadine Young Billingsley and Sandra Billingsley, self published, 2005. Nearly 3000 names, personal information, and dates. K27

"Woodward County Family Histories 1907-1957." Plains Indians and Pioneer Historical Foundation 1975. Families stories of people living in Woodward County, Oklahoma between 1907-1957. DD5

"Woodward County Pioneer Families Before 1915." Plains Indians and Pioneer Historical Foundation 1975. Families stories of people living in Woodward County, Oklahoma before 1915. DD5