Misc. - Oklahoma County's Established

The online records section has been established to provide a place for individuals to preserve and share their Kay County, Oklahoma family history records.

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Pioneer Woman Statue

Ponca City, OK – Bryant Baker, Sculptor – Dedicated April 22, 1930.

Marland Mansion

Ponca City, OK - Constructed 1928.

Ponca City Library

Ponca City, OK – Constructed 1935.

Standing Bear Museum & Education Center

Ponca City, OK - Dedicated September 29, 2007.

Kay County Courthouse

Newkirk, OK – Constructed 1926.

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"Why waste your money looking into your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponents will do it for you." - Mark Twain
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Oklahoma County's Established

 

County
Named for
County Seat
Established
Adair Important Cherokee family Stilwell 1907
Alfalfa William H "Alfalfa Bill" Murray Cherokee 1907
Atoka Captain Atoka-Choctaw ball player Atoka 1907
Beaver Beaver River Beaver 1890
Beckham Governor J Beckham of Kentucky Sayre 1907
Blaine James G Blaine-US Secretary of State Watonga 1892
Bryan William Jennings Bryan-US Secretary of State Durant 1907
Caddo Caddo Indian Tribe means "Chief" Anadarko 1901
Canadian South Canadian River El Reno 1889
Carter Important family in area Ardmore 1907
Cherokee Cherokee Nation Tahlequah 1907
Choctaw Choctaw Nation Hugo 1907
Cimarron Cimarron River Boise City 1907
Cleveland President Grover Cleveland Norman 1889
Coal County's important mineral Coalgate 1907
Comanche Comanche Indians Lawton 1901
Cotton County's chief crop Walters 1912
Craig Granville Craig-Cherokee Vinita 1907
Creek Creek Nation Sapulpa 1907
Custer General George A Custer Arapaho 1890
Delaware Delaware Indians Jay 1907
Dewey Admiral George Dewey Taloga 1892
Ellis Albert H Ellis-VP Constitutional Convention Arnett 1907
Garfield President James A Garfield Enid 1893
Garvin Samuel J Garvin-Chickasaw Pauls Valley 1907
Grady Henry W Grady-Editor Atlanta, Georgia newspaper Chickasha 1907
Grant President U S Grant Medford 1893
Greer John a Greer-Lt Governor of Texas Mangum 1890
Harmon Judson C Harmon-US Secretary of State Hollis 1909
Harper Oscar G Harper-Clerk Constitutional Convention Buffalo 1907
Haskell Charles N Haskell-1st Governor of Oklahoma Stigler 1908
Hughes W C Hughes-member Constitutional Convention Holdenville 1907
Jackson President Andrew Jackson & General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson Altus 1907
Jefferson President Thomas Jefferson Waurika 1907
Johnston Douglas H Johnston-Governor Chickasaw Nation Tishomingo 1907
Kay "K" county-Only county to keep territorial name Newkirk 1895
Kingfisher King Fisher-early settler Kingfisher 1890
Kiowa Kiowa Indians Hobart 1901
Latimer James S Latimer Wilburton 1902
LeFlore Important Choctaw family Poteau 1907
Lincoln President Abraham Lincoln Chandler 1891
Logan Senator John A Logan of Illinois Guthrie 1890
Love Important Chickasaw family Marietta 1907
McClain Charles M McClain-member Constitutional Convention Purcell 1907
McCurtain Important Choctaw family Idabel 1907
McIntosh Important Creek Family Eufaula 1907
Major John C Major-member Constitutional Convention Fairview 1907
Marshall Mother of George A Henshaw-member of Constitutional Convention Madill 1907
Mayes Samuel H Mayes-Cherokee Chief Pryor 1907
Murray William H "Alfalfa Bill" Murray Sulphur 1907
Muskogee Muscogee or Creek Nation Muskogee 1898
Noble John W Noble-US Secretary of the Interior Perry 1893
Nowata Delaware word "Welcome" Nowata 1907
Okfuskee Creek town in Alabama Okemah 1907
Oklahoma Oklahoma Territory Oklahoma City 1890
Okmulgee Creek word "bailing water" Okmulgee 1907
Osage Osage Indians Pawhuska 1907
Ottawa Ottawa Indians Miami 1907
Pawnee Pawnee Indians Pawnee 1893
Payne David L Payne-Boomer leader Stillwater 1890
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania McAlester 1907
Pontotoc Chickasaw word "cattails growing on the prairie" Ada 1907
Pottawatomie Pottawatomi Indians Shawnee 1891
Pushmataha Choctaw Chief Antlers 1907
Roger Mills Roger Q Mills-US Congressman Cheyenne 1892
Rogers Clem V Rogers-member Constitutional Convention Claremore 1907
Seminole Seminole Nation Wewoka 1907
Sequoyah Cherokee who invented Cherokee Syllabary Sallisaw 1907
Stephens John H Stephens-Texas Congressman Duncan 1907
Texas State of Texas Guymon 1907
Tillman Senator Benjamin W Tillman of South Carolina Frederick 1907
Tulsa City of Tulsa Tulsa 1905
Wagoner Railroad dispatcher Wagoner 1908
Washington George Washington Bartlesville 1897
Washita Washita River Cordell 1900
Woods Sam Wood-Kansas politician Alva 1893
Woodward County seat Woodward 1893

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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