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  • USA Portal

    Welcome to the USA Portal! =The USA Portal is here to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States, or elsewhere in the world but with American roots.We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry.In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your research. In case you have a particula...

  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History Oklahoma City is the county seat of Oklahoma County. It is often just called "OKC" and is located in the Great Plains region of the US.Oklahoma City has one of the world's largest livestock markets. Oil, natural gas, petroleum products and related industries are its economy's larges...

  • Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =The county was established in 1890 and was originally called County Two. It was originally inhabited by members of the indigenous nations of the Southern Plains, but by the 1830s the land would become part of the territory assigned to the Seminoles and Creeks after their removal from thei...

  • Jews of Oklahoma

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Oklahoma .--------------------------------------------Here is a good start, from: an article about Ardmore: Oklahomans Boggy JohnsonAdolph KohnJacob SmulianLeo Meyer Ardmore See: ]]

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  • University of Oklahoma

    University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. As of 2007 the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its main campus in Norman. Employing nearly 3,000 faculty members, the school offers 152...

  • Oklahoma Governors

    Oklahoma Governors===List of Governors of Oklahoma==

  • State of Oklahoma

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . = This is the master project for Oklahoma and its history. =State of Oklahoma=* Nickname(s): Sooner State; Land of the Red Man; Native America* Motto(s): Labor omnia vincit (Latin: Work conquers all)* Official language: English; (Cherokee official within Cherokee Nation and UKB)* Demonym: Oklahoman; Okie (colloq.)* Capital(and largest city): Oklahoma C...

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  • Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City

    Wikipedia =Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City (abbreviated OSU-OKC) is a coeducational public university located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Originally a branch of Oklahoma State University–Stillwater beginning in 1961, its name changed from Oklahoma State University Technical Institute to its current designation in 1990. It is part of the Oklahoma State University System. The school offer...

  • Memorial Park Cemetery,Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 73131 USA

    Memorial Park Cemetery,Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 73131 USA: Find a Grave Driving directions: Located on the SE corner of the intersection of N. Kelley Ave. and E. Memorial Rd. in north Oklahoma City. Take US Hwy 77 north (aka Broadway Extension) to the Memorial Rd. exit. The exit comes up to N. Kelley Ave. just south of Memorial Rd. The cemetery can easily be seen across the roa...

  • Oklahoma Cemeteries- Wynnewood/ Hopewell

    This project is to photograph each of the gravestones at the Hopewell Cementery and put online so family member from out of town can see their love ones grave site.

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  • Oklahoma Outlaws (USFL)

    The Oklahoma Outlaws were an expansion team in the United States Football League (USFL) that played one season in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After the 1984 season they relocated to Tempe, Arizona and became the Arizona Outlaws .

  • Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder is an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Thunder compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Western Conference Northwest Division. The team plays its home games at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder's NBA Development League affiliate is the Oklahoma City Blue, which is owned by the Thunder. The Thu...

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  • Bixby Cemetery - Bixby, Oklahoma

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  • Mayes County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mayes County, Oklahoma. History French voyageurs roamed the area in the early 18th Century, giving French names to many of the waterways and other local sites. Jean Pierre Chouteau established a trading post at the location of the present town of Salina, where he chiefly traded with the Osage tribe that had settled in the vicinity. Un...

  • McClain County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McClain County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =The Chickasaw tribe began moving into this area in 1837, when the land had already been assigned to the Choctaws by the U.S. government. In 1855, the area became part of the Chickasaw Nation, after the two tribes officially separated. The present McClain County became part of Pontotoc Count...

  • McCurtain County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =It was formed at statehood from part of the earlier Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory. The name honors an influential Choctaw family that lived in the area. Green McCurtain was the last chief when Oklahoma became a state in 1907. Adjacent Counties * Le Flore County * Polk County, Ark. * ...

  • Okfuskee County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.Okfuskee County was created at statehood from the former Creek Nation, and Okemah was designated as the county seat. Oil and gas production began in the county in 1914, when the Prairie Oil and Gas Company completed a well near Paden. Other wells followed elsewhere in the county, creating a population boom th...

  • Caddo County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Caddo County, Oklahoma. History Caddo County was organized on August 6, 1901 when the Federal Government allotted the Kiowa, Comanche, and Arapaho reservations and sold the surplus land to white settlers. The county is named for the Caddo tribe who were settled here on a reservation in the 1870s. The reservation land was part of Oklah...

  • Cleveland County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cleveland County, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History Originally occupied by the Quapaw tribe, the Quapaw ceded the area to the U.S. Government soon after the Louisiana Purchase in 1818. During the late 1820s and 1830s, the area was given to the Creek and Seminole tribes after their forced removal from the southeastern United States...

  • Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rogers County, OK.

  • Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sequoyah County, OK.

  • Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Seminole County, OK.

  • Oklahoma National Guard

    Oklahoma National Guard, a division of the Oklahoma Military Department, is the component of the United States National Guard in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It comprises both Army (OKARNG) and Air (OKANG) National Guard components. The Governor of Oklahoma is Commander-in-Chief of the Oklahoma National Guard when not on federal active duty. The state's highest-ranking military commander, the Ad...

  • Dewey County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dewey County, Oklahoma.Lands assigned to the Choctaw and Seminole tribes extended into the area now occupied by Dewey County. Under the Reconstruction Treaties of 1866 the Choctaw and Chickasaw ceded their western domain to the United States. Known as the Leased District, part of the area became the Cheyenne and Arapaho reservation.De...

  • Custer County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Custer County, Oklahoma. History Custer County was formed on 1891 as an original county from Cheyenne land, and called G County. On November 6, 1896 it was renamed Custer County after General George Armstrong Custer, who had massacred the Southern Cheyenne Indians at the Battle of the Washita 20 miles west in Roger Mills County, and w...

  • Major County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Major County, Oklahoma.Upon statehood in 1907, Major County was created from southern part of a territorial county. Fairview, which had been settled following the Land Run of 1893, was designated the county seat, and voters reaffirmed the choice on December 22, 1908.Named for John Charles Major, a representative to the state's 1906 Co...

  • Love County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Love County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =The county was created at statehood in 1907 and named for Overton Love, a prominent Chickasaw farmer, entrepreneur and politician. Adjacent Counties * Marshall County * Jefferson County * Carter County * Cooke County, Texas * Montague County, Texas Cities, Towns & Communities *Burneyville*Cour...

  • Kiowa County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kiowa County, Oklahoma.The county was created in 1901 as part of Oklahoma Territory. It was named for the Kiowa Tribe. Adjacent Counties * Caddo County * Comanche County * Tillman County * Jackson County * Greer County * Washita County Cities, Towns & Communities *Babbs*Cambridge*Cooperton*Gotebo*Hobart (County Seat)*Lone Wolf*Lugert*...

  • Haskell County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Haskell County, Oklahoma.The area now comprising Haskell County was created at statehood primarily from the former Sans Bois County of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory. Sans Bois County was part of the Moshulatubbee District, one of three administrative super-regions comprising the Choctaw Nation. Small portions of present-day H...

  • Hughes County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hughes County, Oklahoma.The area now occupied by Hughes County was part of Indian Territory in the 19th Century. The Creeks settled in the northern part, which fell within the Wewoka District of the Creek Nation, while the Choctaws settled in the southern half. In 1834, Camp Holmes was established and used as a base for the Dodge-Leav...

  • Bryan County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bryan County, Oklahoma. History The area now known as Bryan County was occupied by the Choctaw Tribe in 1831-1832, and became part of Choctaw Nation's Blue County. In 1845, the tribe opened Armstrong Academy for boys near the community of Bokchito. The academy served as Chahta Tamaha, the Choctaw capital, during the Civil War. Bloomfi...

  • Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame was established in 1982 by Oklahoma Governor George Nigh "to honor Oklahoma women who are pioneers in their field or in a project that benefits Oklahoma; who have made a significant contribution to the State of Oklahoma; who serve or have served as role models to other Oklahoma women; who may be "unsung heroes," but have made a difference in the lives of Oklahomans...

  • Grady County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles for all those who were born, lived or died in Grady County, Oklahoma. Overview Grady County was part of the land given to the Choctaw by the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, in exchange for property in the southeastern United States. In 1837, the Chickasaw joined the Choctaws, and in 1855 a treaty separated the two tribes, and the Chickasaw acquired an area that included much...

  • Muskogee County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Muskogee County, Oklahoma.The county was formed in 1907 and was named for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. The official spelling of the name was changed to Muskogee by the post office in 1900.At the start of the U. S. Civil War, Confederate troops of the Cherokee and Creek Home Guards built Fort Davis, across the Arkansas River from Fort ...

  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    =Oklahoma Hall of Fame= from Oklahoma Hall of Fame :>Being inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is the highest honor an Oklahoman can receive from the state. Since the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s inception in 1927, 677 accomplished individuals have received this commendation. The names of the Hall of Fame members, as well as busts and portraits of these individuals, can be seen at the Gaylord-Pi...

  • Woods County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woods County, OK.

  • Blaine County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Blaine County, Oklahoma. History Blaine County was one of several counties created by the Land Run of 1892. It was designated as county "C" beginning in 1890 before the land run. According to one account, the designation "C" remained until the first public elections in 1892. When the time came to choose another name for the county, th...

  • Washita County, Oklahoma, USA

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  • Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wagoner, OK.

  • Latimer County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Latimer County, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History In 1831, the area now known as Latimer County was organized as part of the Choctaw Nation in the Indian Territory after the Choctaw were removed by the federal government from their traditional territory in the American Southeast. Following statehood Latimer County's boundaries wer...

  • Noble County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Noble County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =The present county was part of the Cherokee Outlet in Indian Territory until Oklahoma Territory was created in 1890, and the land was designated as County P. After the U. S. government opened the area to non-Indian settlement in 1893. It was renamed Noble County for John Willock Noble, then t...

  • McIntosh County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McIntosh County, Oklahoma.McIntosh County was established at statehood in 1907 and was named for an influential Muscogee Creek family, whose members led the migration of the Lower Towns to Indian Territory and served as leaders for generations. Adjacent Counties * Haskell County * Muskogee County * Pittsburg County * Hughes County * O...

  • Atoka County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Atoka County, Oklahoma . History The area forming Atoka County was part of the Choctaw Nation after the tribe was forced to relocate to Indian Territory from its home in the Southeastern United States in the early 1830s. Unlike the State of Oklahoma , whose county boundaries follow the precise north-south, east-west grid provided by O...

  • Woodward County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodward County, OK.

  • Nowata County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nowata County, Oklahoma.In the 17th century, white trappers first visiting the area found it occupied mostly by the Osage and Quapaw tribes. It was recognized as Osage territory by the time United States secured it as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In 1819, the Arkansas Territory was organized, then was split in 1824 and 1828...

  • Texas County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Texas County, OK.

  • Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tillman County, OK.

  • Craig County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Craig County, Oklahoma. Overview In the early 1800s, this area was part of the hunting grounds of the Osage nation and other Plains tribes, some of whom had migrated west from other areas. Members of the Cherokee Nation began moving into the area during the 1830s, particularly after Indian Removal by the US government, which forced th...

  • Lincoln County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. History The Osage hunted on land that includes present-day Lincoln County until they ceded the area in an 1825 treaty to the federal government. The government then assigned the land to the Creek and the Seminoles after they were removed from the southeastern United States. Following Quapaw removal in 1834, s...

  • Marshall County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, Oklahoma.The county was created at statehood in 1907 from part of the Chickasaw Nation. It was named to honor the maiden name of the mother of George Henshaw, a member of the 1906 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Adjacent Counties * Johnston County * Bryan County * Grayson County, Texas * Love County * Carter Count...

  • Beckham County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beckham County, Oklahoma. History In 1855, the U.S. government leased the western part of the formerly reserved Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation lands, which became known as the Leased District. After the Civil War, the two nations were forced to cede the land to the US government under terms of new treaties required because they had been...

  • Carter County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carter County, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History Prior to statehood, the present Carter County, Oklahoma, was part of Pickens County in the Chickasaw Nation of Indian Territory. The county is named for Captain Ben W. Carter, a Cherokee who lived among the Chickasaw. After the Civil War, the government of the United States forced t...

  • Ellis County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ellis County, Oklahoma. History This area was used by indigenous tribes that included the Comanche, Kiowa, Apache, Cheyenne, and Arapaho. In 1820, an expedition led by Stephen Long passed through the area while exploring the Canadian River all the way to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Conflicts broke out between the Native Americans and the wh...

  • Delaware County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Oklahoma. History Archaeological studies have shown that at least three different periods of prehistoric people had lived in the area covered by Delaware County. These included 23 Archaic, 17 Woodland, and 63 Eastern Villager sites. Artifacts date back between 1400 and 2000 years from the present. Many of these sites ...

  • Comanche County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Comanche County, Oklahoma.The county was created in 1901 as part of Oklahoma Territory. It was named for the Comanche tribal nation.Built on former reservation lands of the Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache in Indian Territory, Comanche County was open for settlement on August 16, 1901 by lottery. The region has three cities and seven towns...

  • Cotton County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cotton County, Oklahoma.The eastern part of what is now Cotton County was opened to settlement by non-Native Americans by the 1901 Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Opening, which distributed land by a lottery system. In 1906, the remainder of the present county, then known as the Big Pasture was opened through a sealed bid process. Most of this ...

  • Cimarron County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cimarron County, Oklahoma. History Cimarron County was created at statehood in 1907. Before the Oklahoma Organic Act was passed in 1890, the area had belonged to what was known as "No Man's Land," also referred to as the "Public Land Strip." This was a relatively lawless area, with no organized government, and several outlaws sought r...

  • Coal County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Coal County, Oklahoma.Coal County was formed at statehood from the former Shappaway County (later renamed Atoka County) of the Pushmataha District of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory. A 3.5 mile strip of Coal County was taken from the Pontotoc District of the Chickasaw Nation. Initially, the Oklahoma legislature named Lehigh as ...

  • Harmon County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harmon County, Oklahoma.Following an election on May 22, 1909, Harmon County was created by proclamation of Governor Lee Cruce on June 2. The new county was named in honor of Judson Harmon, who was Governor of Ohio at the time. Adjacent Counties * Beckham County * Greer County * Jackson County * Collingsworth County, Texas * Childress...

  • Greer County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greer County, Oklahoma.The county was assigned to the Oklahoma Territory on May 4, 1896. It was named for former Texas lieutenant governor, John A. Greer. Adjacent Counties * Beckham County * Kiowa County * Harmon County * Jackson County Cities, Towns & Communities *Brinkman*Granite*Mangum (County Seat)*Reed*Willow Links Wikipedia OK ...

  • Garvin County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garvin County, Oklahoma.Garvin County came into existence on November 16, 1907, the day Oklahoma became a state. The county was named for Samuel J. Garvin, a local Chickasaw rancher, merchant and banker. Its economy is largely based on farming, ranching and oil production. Adjacent Counties * Carter County * Murray County * Stephens C...

  • Jackson County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =After a dispute over the Adams-Onís Treaty of 1819, both the governments of the United States and the state of Texas claimed ownership of some 1,500,000 acres in what was then operated as Greer County, Texas. Litigation followed, and in the case of United States v. State of Texas 162 U.S. 1...

  • Adair County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Adair County, Oklahoma . History The county was created in 1906 from the Goingsnake and Flint districts of the Cherokee Nation . There was a decade-long struggle over what town would become the county seat between Stilwell and Westville. When the county was formed, Westville was identified as the county seat, due partly to its locatio...

  • Cherokee County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, Oklahoma. History The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, states that the county was created from the Tahlequah District of the Cherokee Nation in 1906.The Cherokee moved to this area as a result of the forced relocation brought about by the Indian Removal Act of 1830, also known as Trail Of Tears. The first...

  • Choctaw County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Choctaw County, Oklahoma. History The Choctaw Nation moved into the area now occupied by Choctaw County in 1831-1832, as a result of their forcible removal from their homeland in the Southeastern United States, under the Indian Removal Act. The US wanted to extinguish Native American land claims in the Southeast to enable development ...

  • Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History Wikipedia The Creek community were expelled from Alabama by the United States government, along the Trail of Tears in the 1830s. They founded a new community in the Indian Territory, and named it after their old settlement in Alabama. The town's Creek name was Rekackv (pronounced thl...

  • Logan County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Oklahoma.= Website =The land in what became Logan County had been settled during the 1820s and 1830s by the Creek and Seminole tribes after the forced Indian Removal by the federal government from their traditional historic territories in the American Southeast. These tribes supported the Confederate States of America d...

  • Tulsa, Oklahoma (City and County)

    Please add profiles of those people who were born, lived or died in the city or county of Tulsa, Oklahoma.= Official City Website == Official County Website = History The area where Tulsa now exists was considered Indian Territory when it was first formally settled by the Lochapoka and Creek tribes in 1836, They established a small settlement under the Creek Council Oak Tree at the present-day ...

  • Kay County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Kay County, Oklahoma.= Official Website = History The remains of two large 18th-century villages, the Deer Creek/Bryson Paddock Sites, of Wichita Native Americans have been found overlooking the Arkansas River in Kay County. The Osage used Kay County for hunting in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1825, the Osage ceded to t...

  • Stephens County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephens County, OK.

  • Creek County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Creek County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =European explorers traveled through this area early in the 19th Century, after the Louisiana Purchase. In 1825, the Osage Nation ceded the territory where the Federal Government planned to resettle the Creek Nation and other tribes after their expulsion from the Southeastern part of the Unite...

  • Johnston County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnston County, Oklahoma. History In 1820, the U.S. government granted the land now known as Johnston County to the Choctaw tribe. Many of the Choctaws began moving to the new land in Indian Territory in 1830. The rest followed the Chickasaw tribe. The Chickasaw were closely related to the Choctaw, being formally separated from the C...

  • Murray County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Murray County, Oklahoma. History The area now occupied by Murray County was part of the land granted to the Choctaw Nation by the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1820. The Chickasaw received part of the land under the Treaty of Doaksville in 1838. The area became part of the Chickasaw Nation in 1855. There was an extended conflict b...

  • Grant County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Oklahoma.Grant County was part of the Cherokee Nation's Cherokee Outlet until it was opened to non-Indian settlers in response to public demand on September 16, 1893. Settlers named the county after President Ulysses S. Grant in a general election held November 6, 1894. Wakita was featured in the 1996 blockbuster film Tw...

  • Le Flore County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. History The Choctaw Nation signed the Treaty of Doak's Stand in 1820, ceding part of their ancestral home in the Southeastern U. S. and receiving a large tract in Indian Territory. They signed the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830, which ceded the remainder of their original homeland. Most of the remain...

  • Beaver County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beaver County, Oklahoma.The land where Beaver County is located has been under several jurisdictions. At one time, it was part of Mexico and then Texas before Texas became a state of the United States. Then in the Compromise of 1850, Texas ceded the land that would eventually become the Oklahoma panhandle to the United States governme...

  • Oklahoma City University

    Wikipedia =Oklahoma City University, often referred to as OCU or OKCU, is a coeducational, urban, private university historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It is located in the uptown district of Oklahoma City, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.The university offers undergraduate bachelor's degrees, graduate master's degrees and doctoral degrees, organized into eight colleges and...

  • Oklahoma State University–Stillwater

    Wikipedia =Oklahoma State University (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, OKState, O-State, and OSU) is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States. OSU was founded in 1890 under the Morrill Act. Originally known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (Oklahoma A&M), it is the flagship institution of the Ok...

  • Oklahoma State University–Tulsa

    Wikipedia =Oklahoma State University–Tulsa, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, is the newest institution of the Oklahoma State University System. It was previously the University Center at Tulsa until it became OSU-Tulsa on January 1, 1999. OSU-Tulsa is unique in the fact that it is not recognized as its own entity, but rather an extension of the main Oklahoma State University campus in Stillwate...

  • Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.= Official Website =Formerly part of the Creek Nation, the county was created at statehood in 1907. The name Okmulgee is derived from the Hitichita (Lower Creek) word okimulgi, meaning "boiling waters". Adjacent Counties * Muskogee County * Wagoner County * McIntosh County * Okfuskee County * Creek County * T...

  • Oklahoma Veterans Cemetery

    Oklahoma Veterans Cemetery is located Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Find a Grave

  • Garfield County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garfield County, Oklahoma.Prior to the Land Run of 1893, Garfield County, named for President James A. Garfield, was named O County and was part of the Cherokee Outlet, occupied by the Cherokee people following the Treaty of New Echota and the Cherokee trail of tears. Historically, the area was a hunting ground for the Wichita, Osage,...

  • Osage County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Osage County, Oklahoma. Official Website Created in 1907 when Oklahoma was admitted as a state, the county is named for and is home to the federally recognized Osage Nation. The county is coextensive with the Osage Nation Reservation, established by treaty in the 19th century when the Osage relocated there from Kansas. Adjacent C...

  • Washington County, Oklahoma, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, OK.

  • Ottawa County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. Official Website Ottawa County was created 16 July 1907 from Indian Territory. It was named for the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma. It is also the location of the federally recognized Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma and the Quapaw Tribe of Indians, which is based in Quapaw. Adjacent Counties Cherokee County, Kan. ...

  • Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma .Alfalfa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma . As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,642. The county seat is Cherokee.Alfalfa County was formed at statehood in 1907 from Woods County . The county is named after William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray , the president of the Oklahoma Constitu...

  • Pawnee County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pawnee County, Oklahoma. In 1891, the Pawnee agreed to take land allotments from the reservation, and the remaining land was opened to non-Indian settlers in 1893 during the Cherokee Outlet opening. Pawnee County was organized as County Q, and the future town of Pawnee, Townsite Number 13, was designated the county seat. In 1894, the...

  • Payne County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Payne County, Oklahoma. Official Website The county was created in 1890 as part of Oklahoma Territory and is named for Capt. David L. Payne, a leader of the "Boomers". In 2010, the Keystone-Cushing Pipeline (Phase II) was constructed into Payne County. Adjacent County Noble County Pawnee County Creek County Lincoln Co...

  • Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Official Website The county was formed from part of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory in 1907. County leaders, thinking its coal production compared favorably with Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, named the new county after the Pennsylvania city with the "h" removed. Some important trails, including the T...

  • Oklahoma counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Oklahoma Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Oklahoma. You can add profiles for:* People born in Oklahoma* People who lived in Oklahoma* People who died in OklahomaWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have projects rel...

  • Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. The county was created at statehood from part of the Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. It was named for a historic Chickasaw tribal area in Mississippi. According to the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Pontotoc is usually translated "cattail prairie" or "land of hanging grapes." Adjacent...

  • Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. Pottawatomie County was carved out of land originally given to the Creek and Seminole after their forced removal from Georgia and Florida. After the Civil War, the Creek and Seminole were forced to cede their lands back to the federal government, and the area of Pottawatomie County was used to resettle ...

  • Canadian County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Canadian County, Oklahoma. Official Website The county was founded in 1889 and is named for the Canadian River, which forms part of its southern border. The river may have been named for early European explorers who were fur traders and trappers from New France, or pre-1763 colonial Canada. Adjacent Counties Kingfisher Count...

  • Jefferson County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Oklahoma. History In the 1750s, the Taovaya Indians, a Wichita tribe, established twin villages along the Red River, in Jefferson County and across the river near present-day Spanish Fort, Texas. The village became "a lively emporium where Comanches brought Apache slaves, horses and mules to trade for French packs of...

  • Pushmataha County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. History Located in southeastern Oklahoma, Pushmataha County is bounded by Le Flore County on the northeast, McCurtain County on the east, Choctaw County on the south, Atoka County on the west, Pittsburg County on the northwest, and Latimer County on the north. In 2010 the incorporated towns included Al...

  • Harper County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harper County, Oklahoma.During the late 19th century, the area now known as Harper County was part of the Cherokee Outlet, reserved for use by the Cherokee Nation by treaties in 1828 and 1835, The U.S. government opened the outlet for settlement by non-Indians in 1893. Harper County was created in 1907. It was named for Oscar Green Ha...

  • Kingfisher County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. History The historic Osage, Cheyenne, and Comanche tribes traversed the prairie grasslands of this area. Before the county's creation, The Chisholm Trail's many routes crossed the area. A stage road which paralleled the trail had important stops at Dover Station, King Fisher Station and Baker Station....

  • Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery - Avery, Oklahoma

    This project will be updated on a much later date.

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