You want to help others.
You have a copy or access to an Oklahoma Co.
You can do census lookups.
You can do newspaper lookups (articles,
of Oklahoma -
Vols. 1-13 Online
Newspapers Obituaries Lookup Service [2008-10 this link is
dating back to 1899, offers by phone lookup or email
was sponsored by
The Edmond Genealogical Society
above offer seems to
have been withdrawn - no longer list [09-2009]
Edmond Historical Society Museum - Research Library /
houses a research library which has over
5,000 books and periodicals, microfilm of the Edmond SUN and
genealogical computer center among many other research
Marriage Records, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory 1889-1907,
Special Publication No. 11, Oklahoma Genealogical Society,
K., Oklahoma death notice and obituary index to the Daily
Oklahoman / edited by Deone K. Pearcy, N. Dale
Talkington. Tehachapi, CA : T.P. Productions, c1992.
Volume I covers 1947 - 1961. Volume II covers the
years from 1962 - 1971. The listings are alphabetical
by year. The issue date, page and column number are
Historical Society Newspaper Archives also has a
copy. Archives staff has also compiled an obituary
index for the THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN for the years 1988-1991
Dale. Tributes of Blue: obituaries of Civil War Union
soldiers and sailors buried in Oklahoma / By N. Dale
Talkington, Deone K. Pearcy. Tehachapi, CA: T.P.
|Talkington, N. Dale. The
Long Blue Line: Civil War Union Soldiers and Sailors Buried
in Oklahoma. [The book is a collection of data on more
than 8,600 Civil war soldiers and sailors buried in
Oklahoma. Each veteran is listed alphabetically by surname
then by given name. Included for each soldier or sailor is
his name, rank, unit, birthdate and place, his date and city
or location of death, his age at death, his place of death
and city and cemetery of burial.]
Elgin R., Index to probate, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 1895-1920
:indexed and case records abstracted from Probate index I
(1895-1949), District Court, Oklahoma County, OK, 1983,
Special Publication No. 7, Oklahoma
Genealogical Society, 1983.
John H., Probate
records and wills of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 1889-1908,
Call No. 976.638 P2p
census Union veterans, their widows and U.S.
soldiers, Union soldiers' home and cemetery records
index (Civil War, wars with Spain and Mexico, Army nurses,
and National Guard) Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, Okla.: Oklahoma
Genealogical Society, 1970. 53 p. ; 28 cm. (Oklahoma
Genealogical Society. Special publication ; no. 3)
to Applications for Pensions from the State of
submitted by Confederate Soldiers,
Sailors and Their Widows.
Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Special
Publication 2, 1969.
or download the index (332K
Adobe PDF file)
Ronald Vern, Oklahoma 1890 Special Census of Veterans
[note: may be same book as Oklahoma
Genealogical Society book above]
microfilm rolls of the Oklahoma tract books in the Jennie L.
McCutcheon research room of the Lawton Public Library,
Lawton, Oklahoma / compiled by Southwestern Oklahoma
Genealogy Society. Lawton, Okla.: The Society, 1984. 72 v.
indexed in 22: maps : 28 cm.
Polk & Company - City Directories
A very helpful tool in locating your ancestors between
census years and after the census that is currently
available. City directories often provide additional
information about individuals such as place of employment
and name of spouse. Many of these directories are available
at the Oklahoma Historical Society. List
of Oklahoma Directories on Microfilm in the Microform
Reading Room at the Library of Congress.
Little reading material to help you gain a better
understanding of the importance of City Directories to your
Directories: Windows On The Past
City Directories and Newspapers
and indexes online -
Pioneer Papers -
and some interviews