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  • 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 ...

  • Hooker Cemetery, Hooker, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Hooker Cemetery, Hooker, Texas County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries OK Gen Web Billion Graves

  • 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 ...

  • Johnston County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnston County, Oklahoma. Official Website 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...

  • Seneca - Onödowá’ga:’

    The Seneca or Onödowá’ga:’ (pronounced: Oh-n'own-dough-wahgah) or "Great Hill People" are a group of Indigenous Iroquoian-speaking people who historically lived south of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes in North America. Their nation was the farthest to the west within the Six Nations or Iroquois League (Haudenosaunee) in New York before the American Revolution. They were the largest ...

  • 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 pack...

  • 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...

  • Osage Nation/Tribe

    Overview The Osage people are one of the Native American tribes of Oklahoma. See The 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, cus...

  • Isabella Cemetery, Isabella, Oklahoma

    This cemetery is located on E0540 Road Isabella, Major County, Oklahoma. OK Cemeteries Find a Grave

  • 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 Saca...

  • Bomar Point Cemetery, Wilson, Oklahoma

    Go to Wilson Name study This project is for those buried in Bomar Point Cemetery, Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma. OK Cemeteries Find a Grave

  • Lincoln County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. 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, several ...

  • 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, Kansas Barber County, Kansas Alfalfa County Major County Woodward County Harper County Current Communities & Former Communities Abbie | Alva (County Seat) | A...

  • Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Avery, Oklahoma

    This project is for those buried in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Avery, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave OK Cemeteries

  • 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 wit...

  • 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 ...

  • Southern Nazarene University

    Wikipedia Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a Christian liberal arts college located in Bethany, Oklahoma, United States. Notable Alumni

  • Hillcrest Cemetery, Weleetka, Oklahoma

    In Weleetka, to reach the cemetery take Hwy 75 east. As the Hwy turns northeast, turn right onto 4th Street and you will see the cemetery almost immediately. Weleetka, the townsite, was opened in 1902. The area was part of the Creek Nation, Indian Territory. Oklahoma was ceded into the Union in 1907. Hillcrest is the largest cemetery in Weleetka, and the oldest marker found was dated 31 May 19...

  • Tuscarora - Skarù:ręˀ

    Shirt Wearing People The Tuscarora peoples are an Indigenous group in the Iroquoian language family. This nation had its origins in what is now the state of North Carolina, but they migrated north to New York and Pennsylvania in the 18th century. The word Tuscarora is derived from their extensive use of hemp for cloth, rope, and other materials, and it means "hemp gatherers." After a migration...

  • 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 Te...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Cou...

  • 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-Le...

  • Kingfisher County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. Official Website 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 S...

  • 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, and the western third came from Comanche County, Oklahoma Territory. Drilling for oil a...

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