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  • Roger Mills County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. The county was created in 1891 and takes its name from Roger Q. Mills, a senator from Texas. The town of Cheyenne in Roger Mills County is the location of the Battle of Washita River (also called Battle of the Washita; Washita Battlefield and the Washita Massacre), where George Armstrong Custer’s 7th U....

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Woods County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woods County, Oklahoma. Established in 1893, the county is named after Samuel Newitt Wood, a renowned Kansas populist. Adjacent Counties Comanche County, Kan. Barber County, Kan. Alfalfa County Major County Woodward County Harper County Current Communities & Former Communities Abbie | Alva (County Seat) | Avard...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Oklahoma

    The Marlow Cemetery is on E. Memorial Drive (locally known as Cemetery Drive), east of U.S. Highway 81 (The Chisholm Trail) between the Railroad and Ash Street, and is on both sides of Cemetery Drive. Marlow Cemetery is located in Stephens County, Oklahoma and is over 80 acres. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • American Old West

    Wikipedia Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sa...

  • Margaret J George vs. Cherokee Nation

    This project collects the facts from the fifteen-year-long crusade (Court docket #314) pursued by Margaret J. George , in which she claims that her ancestor Andrew Miller was a Cherokee Indian by blood, who lived in the State of Tennessee among the Cherokee Nation. George and her family later in life lived for years in Indian Territory, and some facts do align for her claim about her father. Ye...

  • Altus Cemetery, Altus, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Altus Cemetery, Altus, Jackson County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave

  • 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...

  • Aline Star Cemetery, Aline, Oklahoma

    The Aline Cemetery Association was organized June 3, 1903 when William H. Howe gave a deed for land to be used as a cemetery. Aug. 6, 1903 a Land Patent was issued to the officers; John Mincher, President, M.M. McCully, Secretary, Ezra E. Hartshorn, John Hartshorn, H.A. Like and L.C. Thomas. Oct. 20, 1914 the Association called a meeting for the purpose of turning control of the cemetery to the...

  • 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. The county is named after William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray , the president of the Oklahoma Constitutional Conventio...

  • Albion Cemetery, Albion, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Albion Cemetery, Albion, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries OG GenWeb

  • Alfalfa Cemetery, Alfalfa, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Alfalfa Cemetery, Alfalfa, Caddo County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • University of Oklahoma

    Wikipedia The 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 s...

  • Oral Roberts University

    Wikipedia =Oral Roberts University (ORU), based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States, is an interdenominational, Christian, comprehensive liberal arts university with 4,000 students. Founded in 1963, the university is named after its founder, evangelist Oral Roberts, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Notable Alumni

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Rose Hill Cemetery - Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Opening in 1916, Rose Hill is a historic part of Tulsa's legacy. Encompassing 90 acres, Rose Hill Cemetery offers traditional casketed burial spaces, lawn crypts, casketed mausoleum entombment, cremation burial, and also cremation niche entombment.Rose Hill Cemetery is home to the Abbey Mausoleum. The mausoleum is the oldest and largest mausoleum in the state of Oklahoma. The first phase was co...

  • New Home Cemetery, Big Cedar, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in New Home Cemetery, Big Cedar, Le Flore County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • 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 loc...

  • Wanette Cemetery, Wanette, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Wanette Cemetery, Wanette, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. OK Cemeteries Find a Grave

  • Pawhuska City Cemetery, Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Pawhuska City Cemetery, Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Buffalo, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Buffalo, Harper County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Washington County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Oklahoma. The Osage ceded their land claims in 1825, and the Federal Government allowed the Western Cherokee to settle in this area in 1828. The 1835 Treaty of New Echota confirmed Cherokee ownership of the land. The area now covered by Washington County was part of the Cherokee Saline District between 1840 and 185...

  • Rogers County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rogers County, Oklahoma. Originally created in 1907 from the western Saline District of the Cherokee Nation, this area was named the Cooweescoowee District, and Cooweescoowee County at the time of statehood. However, the residents protested, and the name was changed to Rogers County, after Clem Vann Rogers, a prominent Cherokee ranch...

  • Woodward County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodward County, Oklahoma. Official Website In the 19th century, the county was part of a well-used military transportation corridor that was important to frontier defense. In 1868, Camp Supply, was established as a depot leading up to a campaign against the Cheyenne. From 1876 through the 1880s massive herds of cattle passed throu...

  • Kaw City, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA

    Kaw City, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA: Wikipedia

  • Terral Cemetery, Terral, Oklahoma

    The cemetery is located in Terral, Jefferson County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries.net OK GenWeb

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • East Central University

    Wikipedia =East Central University (shortened to ECU or East Central) is a public, co-educational teaching university located in Ada, in the south central region of the U.S. State of Oklahoma. East Central one of the six universities that are part of Oklahoma's Regional University System. Beyond its flagship campus is Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, Ardmore, and...

  • Cameron University

    Wikipedia =Cameron University is a public university in Lawton, Oklahoma. It offers more than 50 degrees through both undergraduate and graduate programs. The degree programs emphasize the liberal arts, science and technology, and graduate and professional studies. It was founded in 1908, soon after Oklahoma was admitted as a state, as one of six agricultural high schools in the largely rural r...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Gethsemane Cemetery, Caddo, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Gethsemane Cemetery, also known as Caddo Cemetery , Caddo, Bryan County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave USGW Archives

  • Woodland Cemetery,Cleveland, Pawnee County, Oklahoma, USA

    Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Pawnee County, Oklahoma, USA: Find a Grave There is only one large cemetery in the tiny town of Cleveland in Pawnee County, Oklahoma. It has also been referred to as Cleveland Cemetery (because it is in that town).

  • Wolf Creek Cemetery,Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA

    Wolf Creek Cemetery, Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA: Find a Grave

  • Bixby Cemetery, Bixby, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Bixby Cemetery, Bixby, Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • 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...

  • Native American Tribes - State of Oklahoma

    Notables===* Maria Tallchief is honored in Tulsa, Oklahoma, along with four other Native-American ballerinas, with a larger than life-size bronze statue entitled "The Five Moons" in the garden of the Tulsa Historical Society, Tulsa, Oklahoma.* Yvonne Chouteau * Rosella Hightower * Moscelyne Larkin * Marjorie Tallchief ===Links=== Naming Conventions

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  • 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...

  • Red Top Cemetery, Colony, Oklahoma

    Located in Segar Township, Colony, Washita County, Oklahoma; Legal description: NW ½ Section 32, Township 10 N, Range 14 W. From Colony, Ok, 3 miles south, then ½ mile west. A tract of land was deeded to the Domestic Reformed Church for church purposes, however there is no deed to the cemetery. The cemetery is also known as Buck Creek Cemetery. Caretaker: Jerry Weichel Find a Grave OK...

  • Resurrection Memorial Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Established in 1960 by the Brothers of St. Joseph and owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Resurrection Memorial Cemetery is incomparable for its beauty, well cared for grounds, beautiful chapel, mausoleums and columbaria. Official Website Find a Grave OK Cemeteries.net

  • Sunset Memorial Gardens Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma

    Sunset Memorial Gardens is located in Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma. A privately owned cemetery, Sunset Memorial Gardens was established in the 1951. Very well maintained, the cemetery is owned by The Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home in Lawton, Oklahoma since 2001. Find a Grave Official Website

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • New Zion Cemetery, Chandler, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those buried in New Zion Cemetery, Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. The cemetery was established in 1892 and is a perpetual care cemetery. From Chandler City Limits (Wal-Mart Super Center) travel 2.1 miles via OK-66 E/Rte 66 east to N3480 Road and turn right (south). Travel 1.5 miles south to cemetery on the right (west) side of road. Find a Grave OKCemeteries.n...

  • Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    There are two entrances for Rose Hill Burial Park one on NW Penn and the main gate on 6001 NW Grand Blvd. Rose Hill Burial Park is a very large cemetery and home to one of the first public mausoleums in the state of Oklahoma. The cemetery is divided into sections, some are numbered and others are named: Love, Rose Lawn, Babyland, Memories, Shepherd, and others. The cemetery is well-kept, and ...

  • 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...

  • Washunga Cemetery, Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA

    Washunga Cemetery, Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA: Find a Grave

  • Seminole County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Seminole County, Oklahoma. Seminole County has been an important part of the Oklahoma and United States petroleum industry for over 80 years. The Greater Seminole Field was one of the most important oil fields ever found and is still producing. Discovered one field after another in 1926, it contained an estimated 822,000,000 barrels ...

  • Washita County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washita County, Oklahoma. History In 1883, John Miles leased 3,000,000 acres of Cheyenne and Arapaho land to seven cattlemen. However, arguments soon developed between the cattlemen and the tribesmen. In 1885, the Federal government terminated all of the leases and ordered the cattlemen to remove their stock. The area was settled...

  • 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...

  • Wagoner County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wagoner, Oklahoma. According to archaeological studies, this area was inhabited by Caddoan Mound Builders during 300 to 1200 AD. The western area of Wagoner County was settled by the Creek after their forced removal in Alabama in the 1820s. The eastern portion of the county was settled by the Cherokee. During the Civil War in 1865,...

  • Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma

    Sunny Lane Cemetery is located in Del City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma. Sunny Lane is an active cemetery and the earliest burials are from 1889. "The roots of Sunny Lane Cemetery are as old as the roots of the State of Oklahoma. Less than one week after the land run in 1889, Mr. John George donated one acre of his homestead for the purpose of erecting a church, and Mr. Jack Moore donated one acre adja...

  • 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...

  • 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*...

  • Osage Nation/Tribe

    Overview==The Osage people are one of the Native American tribes of Oklahoma. See project will cover the various families that make up the Osage Nation.==Interesting Stories====Notable Osage==* Scott BigHorse, Osage Assistant Principal Chief, elected to the Oklahoma House; served (2006-2008).* Louis F. Burns (1920-2012), historian and author, considered a leading expert on Osage history, custom...

  • 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. * ...

  • University of Tulsa

    Wikipedia The University of Tulsa (TU) is a private university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. The university is historically affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The university offers programs in law, English, computer science, natural sciences, Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and engineering disciplines. Its faculty includes the Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtush...

  • Rose Hill Cemetery, Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma. The cemetery is also known as Indian Cemetery and Wapanucka Cemetery . Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ponca Tribal Cemetery,Ponca City, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA

    Ponca Tribal Cemetery, Ponca City, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA Find a Grave

  • Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA

    Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA : Wikipedia

  • Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Established in 1927 Memorial Park Cemetery is situated in ‘Green Country’ nestled in the soft, rolling foothills of northeast Oklahoma. Dotted with countless older stately trees, newer flowering trees, a large, serene lake, extensive stone works, and an overall majestic feel and layout the Cemetery has a picturesque and peaceful atmosphere. The Board of Trustees along with the staff believes t...

  • Memorial Park Cemetery, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma. Burials did not start in this cemetery until 1927. However, there were some transfers to this cemetery from others, so keep that in mind. This is a very large cemetery. Most of the headstones are of the ground level kind, but recently they have allowed standing headstones to be placed. The of...

  • Tonkawa Indian Cemetery,Tonkawa, Kay County, Oklahoma, 74653 USA

    Tonkawa Indian Cemetery, Tonkawa, Kay County, Oklahoma, 74653 USA: Find a Grave

  • Tonkawa IOOF Cemetery,Tonkawa, Kay County, Oklahoma, 74653 USA

    Tonkawa IOOF Cemetery, Tonkawa, Kay County, Oklahoma, 74653 USA: Find a Grave

  • Tillman County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tillman County, Oklahoma. The county was founded at the time of Oklahoma statehood in 1907 and was named for Senator Benjamin Tillman of South Carolina. It had previously been part of Comanche County, Oklahoma Territory. Adjacent Counties Kiowa County Comanche County Cotton County Wichita County, Texas Jackson County ...

  • 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...

  • Texas County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Texas County, Oklahoma. Official Website Texas County was formed at Oklahoma statehood (November 16, 1907) from the central one-third of "Old Beaver County". When the formation of the county was authorized by the Constitutional Convention of 1907, the county was so named because it was wholly included within the limits of the Texas...

  • Indian Mennonite Cemetery, Canton, Blaine, Oklahoma

    Indian Mennonite Cemetery resides in Canton, Cantonment Township, Blaine, Oklahoma. The cemetery is also known by the Canton Indian Mennonite Cemetery and the Cantonment Cemetery. This cemetery is one of the oldest in Blaine County, OK, having been established around 1876. At this time, Christian missionaries were teaching and ministering to the Indians of the area. Many of the graves are with...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Stephens County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephens County, Oklahoma. Official Website Stephens County was created at statehood from portions of both Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory. About two-thirds of the area came from Pickens County, Chickasaw Nation, in the Indian Territory,[4] and the western third came from Comanche County, Oklahoma Territory. Drilling for o...

  • 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...

  • Shoat Springs Cemetery, Hugo, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Shoat Springs Cemetery, Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave

  • 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 Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia =Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a public and state-supported technical institution part of the Oklahoma State University System located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma (approximately 40 miles south of Tulsa). OSUIT has thirty-seven programs of study which include thirty-one programs of study towards an Associate in Applied Science degree, four programs towards an Associate...

  • 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...

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