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Latimer County
Historical & Genealogical Society

Latimer County historical & Genealogical Location

The Latimer County Historical & Genealogical Society is located in the Latimer County Library Building. The Construction of this new building was begun in 1993, by the Latimer County Foundation for the Future, Inc., and the building was dedicated on September 22, 1995. Kensel and Dortha Lee Tucker donated the land for the specific purpose of building a Public Library to include a room for the Society and the Wilburton Alumni.

The Latimer County Historical & Genealogical Society page complements the
Latimer County Web page of the OKGenWeb Project.

We hope you find the site useful in your genealogical research of Latimer County.

Artifacts of the 1880 to 1930 era can be seen at the Miners Museum.

If you have any comments, or know of resources that are available,
 please email Raylene Magee

Latimer County was created at statehood in 1907 from parts of Gaines, Sugarloaf, Wade, and San Bois Counties, Indian Territory, Choctaw Nation. The County was named for J.S. Latimer, the Representative to the Constitutional Congress from this area. The Latimer County Historical & Genealogical Society is committed to preservations of the History of Latimer County. The meeting time is 2:00 pm on the third Sunday of each month. Dues for membership in the "Society" are $10.00/person and $15.00/family. Research fees are $10.00 per hour..

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Officers of Latimer County Historical and Genealogical Society
Ora Shackelford, President
Red Oak, Ok. 74563
Billye Givens, Vice-President
Wilburton, Oklahoma 74578
Kaylon Shackelford, Secretary
Red Oak, OK 74563
Linda Fazekas, Treasurer
Wilburton, OK 74578

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Latimer County Court House
109 N Central St. Room 200
Wilburton, OK 74578
Latimer County Public Library
301 W. Ada
Wilburton, OK 74578
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1
Wilburton, Oklahoma 74578


Resources found in the Latimer County Historical and Genealogical Society or the Latimer County Library

Newspapers on microfilm 1904 - 1995

Hard Copy Resource Material-Latimer County

Hard Copy Resource Material-OK and Misc. OK Counties

Hard Copy Publications and Others Sale Items  




This page was updated Sunday, 17-Aug-2008 15:25:57 MDT

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