to Blaine County Oklahoma
In 1890, this
county was designated simply as "C" County. By treaty with the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes,
on 19 April 1892, the county was officially opened to settlers by
Also on that
date, the county name became Blaine in honor of James Gillespie Blaine, Senator, Speaker of the House, and
Republican candidate for President in 1884.
County seat is Watonga, named for Wa-ton-gha, Arapaho Chief.
The word means black coyote.
||News & Announcements
Books For Research
Letters & Diaries
**Blaine County Queries, Surnamaes & Researchers
Old Blaine Queries
RootsWeb Query Board
About the US GenWeb
OKGenWeb Counties List
The Geary Genealogical Society
County Genealogical Society, Inc.
Counties Genealogy Society will have a table set up at the
For more details regarding the Fair, see the LCGS website.
The Blaine Co Gen Soc was formed June 2008. We meet at 7:00
p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Watonga Library, 301 N.
Prouty, Watonga, OK Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org our
website is http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okblaigs/
In my journey revamping the site I have found a lot of very
good and useful information that I would like to pass along and since I
already wanted to have the new site up and running, you'll be seeing
quite a few changes in the near future. If you have anything that you
would like to add, please send it to Katy Hestand
I am presently accepting photo's for the new album. You are
free to submit any photo that you would like that pertains to Okahoma
and it's people, so long as it isn't offensive or that of a living
person. Please be sure the photo isn't under copyright. Use the form to
the left or click here.
Some of the links aren't connected yet, because I am still
doing research on them and they aren't ready yet. If you have
information that you would like to contribute for those links, please
feel free to send it to me.
Need to know:
16-Jan-2009 Added researcher JoAnn Turnquist to query007.html & surnames.html
19-Oct-2008 Added News from
19-Oct-2008 Updated the queries
19-Oct-2008 Added Obituary Ruth
02-Oct-2008 Opened the Blaine
02-Oct-2008 Updated links on this page, working on rest.
29-Sep-2008 Corrected Links on Cemetery
8 Aug 2007: Cemeteries Page
5 Apr 2007: Rising Sun
5 Apr 2007 Statistics to the Site
5 Apr 2007: Obituary of Naomi Parker Alcorn
4 Apr 2007: Added Obituaries
4 Apr 2007: Descendants of John George Jackson
4 Apr 2007: Added
8 Feb 2006: Jake
8 Feb 2006: Mine USG
8 Feb 2006:Opal
8 Feb 2006: Southard Hotel
8 Feb 2006: Southard Mercantile
8 Feb 2006: Southard School
26 May 2004: Mertz, Tolle Photo (taken early 1950's)
26 May 2004: Jake Harley
Mertz and others
Alfred A Cook and Rose Lacey wedding picture
25 Jan 2005: Early Geary OK Broadway St Postcard
25 Jan 2005: Early Geary OK
Industrial section Postcard
22 Jan 2004: Taloga Eigth Grade Class
22 Jan 2004:Taloga Glass
22 Jan 2004:Reformatory
9 Sept 2004: Goldie Curry
9 Sept 2004:Goldie
Speaks Job Reference
OKGenWeb Research Sources
|Last updated: 06-Aug-2009
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