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Muskogee County, Oklahoma

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  • George Frank Perkins (1883 - d.)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Feb 24 2018, 22:02:09 UTC
  • William Dudley Hughes (1850 - 1924)
    Funeral services for W. D. Hughes, 74 years old of Wainwright, who died at 2:30 September 5, at the Oklahoma Baptist Hospital was held September 6, from the Williams-Guipel chapel. The Rev. C.M. Hawkin...
  • Creek Sam (c.1825 - 1907)
    Creek Sam, Natchez Sun Chief ; assisted in creating the Keetoowah Society under a constitution; raised and trained Redbird Smith in the traditional ways Redbird’s parents were Pig and Lizzie (Hilderbra...
  • Chief Robert Edward "Running Bear" Arms (1787 - 1851)
    1810: US Federal Census, Wilkesborough, Wilkes, North Carolina household lists 3 children (1 boy, 2 girls); male & female 26-44 and a free white female over 45. Neighbors on census include Susannah F...
  • Henry Smith Turner (1886 - 1954)

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 Gibson. Federal troops attacked and destroyed Fort Davis in 1862, driving the Confederates from this area, although a few skirmishes occurred later in the war at Bayou Menard Skirmish (1862), several at Webbers Falls (1862), and the Creek Agency Skirmish (1863).

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

Boynton | Braggs | Briartown | Council Hill | Fort Gibson | Haskell | Keefton | Oktaha | Muskogee (County Seat) | Norwood (part) | Porum | Pumpkin Center | River Bottom | Sand Hill | Simms | Sour John | Summit | Taft | Wainwright | Warner | Webbers Falls



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Sequoyah Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

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