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  • Delaware County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Cherokee County.
    Established:  07-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Jay, Oklahoma Grove, (1907-1912)

    County history - Delaware County is named in honor of the Delaware district of the old Cherokee Nation. On June 27, 1911 the Supreme Court of Oklahoma ruled in favor of Jay becoming the county seat and on January 5, 1912 the county commissioners ordered the records to be moved to Jay. On May 10, 1913 the courthouse in Jay burned destroying most of the county records.

    Delaware Courthouse
    GHLL Delaware County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Delaware County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Delaware County, OK Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Delaware County Genealogical Society / Grove, OK)
    6. US/OKGenWeb site - Delaware County Archives
    7. US/OKGenWeb - Delaware County Genealogy & History
    8. Delaware County Vital Records - Delaware County Clerk, P.O. Box 309, Jay, OK 74346-0309.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Ottawa County (north), McDonald County, Missouri (northeast), Benton
             County, Arkansas (east), Adair County & Cherokee County (south),
             Mayes County (west), Craig County (northwest).

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  • Grant County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  May 15, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of the Cherokee Outlet ["L" County, an original County 1893].
    Established:  16-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Medford, Oklahoma

    County history - Grant County is named in honor of the eighteenth U.S. President, Ulysses S. Grant.

    Grant Courthouse
    1. Grant County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Grant County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Grant County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
         Grant County Historical Society
         P.O. Box 127
         Medford, Oklahoma 73759

    4. Grant County - US/OKGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Grant County - US/OKGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Grant County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Grant County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Grant County Vital Records - Grant County Clerk, Courthouse, Medford, OK 73759-1243.

    9. Cherokee Strip/Outlet - The Cherokee Outlet, as provided in article 2 of the New Echota
               Treaty, signed in 1835, was given to the Cherokee tribe. It was a seven million acre
               tract of land.

      Census Information:
    10. 1900 Census (G) - Jefferson, Liberty, Prairie, Medford, Ware, Salt Fork, Valley, Wahita,
               Lamont, Mauchita, Rock Island, Jarvis and Fairview Townships.


  • Greer County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  May 8, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of the State of Texas. Annexed to Oklahoma by United States Suprene Court,
    1895 decision, and subsequently, United States Congressional Act of 1896
    Established:  04-May-1896
    County Seat:  Mangum, Oklahoma

    County history - Greer County is named named by the legislature of the state of Texas (1860) in honor of Lieutenant Governor John A. Greer of that state.

    Greer Courthouse
    1. Greer County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Greer County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Greer County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Greer County Genealogical & Historical Society / Mangum, OK)
    4. Greer County - US/OKGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Greer County - US/OKGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Greer County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Greer County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Greer County Vital Records - Greer County Clerk, Courthouse, Post Office Box 207, Mangum, OK 73554.

    9. Mangum Senior Class - Mangum High School, 1948.


  • Harmon County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 27, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Greer County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1909
    County Seat:  Hollis, Oklahoma

    County history - Harmon County is named in honor of Judson C. Harmon (February 3, 1846 - February 22, 1927) , Attorney General under President Cleveland and later Governor of Ohio. At the Attorney General's suggestion that the settlers were permitted to buy an additional quarter section of land adjoining their homesteads at a nominal price. It was in remembrance of this friendly act on his part that some of the early settlers caused the county to be named in his honor.
             Harmon County, part of the original disputed Greer County claimed by both Texas and the United States.



    Harmon Courthouse
    1. Harmon County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Harmon County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Harmon County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Harmon County Historical Society & Museum/ Hollis, OK)
    4. Harmon County - US/OKGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Harmon County - US/OKGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Harmon County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Harmon County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Harmon County Vital Records - Harmon County Clerk, Courthouse, Hollis, OK 73550.


  • Harper County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  May 14, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Native American Idian Lands, Woods and Woodward Counties in Oct-1893.
    Established:  16-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Buffalo, Oklahoma

    County history - Harper County is named in honor of O. G. Harper, a clerk in the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.

    Harper Courthouse
    1. Harper County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Harper County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Harper County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Harper County - US/OKGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Harper County - US/OKGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Harper County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Harper County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. County of Harper Vital Records - Harper County Clerk, P.O. Box 369, Buffalo, OK 73834-0369


  • Jefferson County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  May 11, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Comanche County, Oklahoma Territory and the Chickasaw Nation.
    Established:  16-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Waurika, Oklahoma

    County history - Jefferson County is named in honor of US President, Thomas Jefferson

    Jefferson Courthouse
    1. Jefferson County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Jefferson County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Jefferson County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Jefferson County - US/OKGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Jefferson County - US/OKGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Jefferson County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Jefferson County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. County of Jefferson Vital Records - Jefferson County Clerk, 220 North Main, Waurika, OK 73573-2234

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society / Lawton, OK)

      Census Information:
    10. 1820 Census (T) - Townships of:  Price ED 197, Price ED 208, Blackburn ED 198, Bourland ED 199, Borland ED 200,
               Brown (East End) ED 201, Brown (SD6) ED202, Earl ED203, Grayson ED 205, Grayson ED 206, Grayson ED213,
               Grayson ED 214, Hastings & Bourland ED207, Patterson ED 208, Ringling ED210, Ryan ED211


  • Kay County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 3, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of territorial lands of the Cherokee Strip, 1895.
    Established:  16-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Newkirk, Oklahoma

    County history - Kay County is Located in north central Oklahoma bordering Kansas, Kay County was formed from the Cherokee Strip  or Cherokee Outlet.  Originally designated as county K,  its name means simply that.

    Kay Courthouse
    GHLL Kay County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Kay County, OK Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Pioneer Genealogical Society / Ponca City, OK)
    6. US/OKGenWeb site - Kay County Archives
    7. US/OKGenWeb - Kay County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Kay County Clerk, Courthouse, Newkirk, OK 74647.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Cowley County, Kansas (north), Osage County (east), Noble County
             (south), Garfield County (southwest), Grant County (west).

        Trails to the Past - County History & Genealogy



  • Kingfisher County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 28, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of unassigned lands.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1907
    County Seat:  Kingfisher, Oklahoma

    County history - Kingfisher County is named in honor of either the kingfisher bird or King David Fisher, an early settler in the area. First known as County "Five". The land was given to the Creek Nation by the federal government, but was taken back after the American Civil War. It then became part of the Unassigned Lands, and the area was opened to non-Indian settlement in the land run on April 22, 1889. The county was formed in 1890 and named Kingfisher by a vote of residents.

    Kingfisher Courthouse
    GHLL Kingfisher County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Kingfisher County AHGP and / or ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Kingfisher County, OK Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/OKGenWeb site - Kingfisher County Archives
    7. US/OKGenWeb - Kingfisher County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Kingfisher County (Local Records)  |  Kingfisher, OK (County Seat Records).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Garfield County (north), Logan County (east), Canadian County (south),
             Blaine County (west), Major County (northwest), Oklahoma County
             (southeast).
               Note:   County names in gray print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                 linked.


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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the United States.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Kingfisher County Oklahoma.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Kingfisher county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Kiowa County, Oklahoma —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 1, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Indian Reservations, 1901.
    Established:  07-Nov-1907
    County Seat:  Hobart, Oklahoma

    County history - Kiowa County is named in honor of The Kiowa, a nation of American Indians and indigenous people of the Great Plains. They migrated from the northern plains to the southern plains in the late 17th century. In 1867, the Kiowa were moved to a reservation in southwestern Oklahoma. Today, they are a federally recognized tribe, the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, with over 11,500 members.

    Kiowa Courthouse
    GHLL Kiowa County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Kiowa County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Society/Museum/Assn - (Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society / Lawton, OK)
          Kiowa County Genealogical Society
          P.O. Box 191
          Hobart, OK 73651

    5. US/OKGenWeb site - Kiowa County Archives
    6. US/OKGenWeb - Kiowa County Genealogy & History
    7. Kiowa County Vital Records - Kiowa County Clerk, Courthouse, Hobart, OK 73651.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Washita County (north), Caddo County (east), Comanche County
             (southeast), Tillman County (south), Jackson County (southwest), Greer
                County
    (west).



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