Online Records

This section includes various types of records obtained from different sources that can provide useful information for researchers.  This section is also 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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Online Records


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

We invite all individuals to participate in this project by providing copies of documents, files, or photos either:

By emailing them directly to:


Mailing them to:
Pioneer Genealogical Society
P O Box 1965
Ponca City, OK 74601

Items submitted should be good quality, legible copies and if in electronic form should be in the .jpeg or .pdf format. Location of record, publication name and date should be provided.

 Contact information should be included with times to contact in case of questions. All items submitted are displayed in their current context, except for the editing out of reference to living individuals. PGS does not warrant reliability/accuracy of submitted information and provides it "as is." All content is owned/copyrighted by PGS and/or submitters and may be used only in your personal or professional family history research. No information on this site may be downloaded in part or in whole for resale or for posting on other websites. Violations may result in legal action.


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Bible Records


Birth Records

Ona Catherine Cales Delayed Birth Certificate


Death/Obit/Cemetery Records

Cemetery Interments of Kay County

Includes link to purchase Cemetery CD's

Some Obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers Vol. I

The Ponca City Courier and The Ponca City Democrat
1893 – 1908

Some Obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers Vol. II

The Newkirk Republican - Newkirk Times - Newkirk Democrat - Kildare Journal
The Republication News Journal - Democrat-Herald – Kaw City Star

1893 – 1908

Some obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers Vol. III

Tonkawa Weekly and Nardin Star

1893 – 1908

Some obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers Vol. IV

Kaw City Star

1893 - 1908

Some Obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers Vol. V

Braman Star – Braman Leader
1901 - 1908

Master Index - Obituaries

Index for Volume 1 thru Volume 5
Some obituaries of Early Kay Co OK Pioneers

In Memory of our Members

Individual Obits





























Family Charts and History


Marriage Records

Kay County Miscellaneous Marriages
Dwight J Bottrell & Ruby Kuhns
Ora Jackson Cales & Ethel Bessie Deal
Albert L Cottle & Barbara Jean Turner
Martin L Kuhns & Nancy E Denison
Clifford McDowell & Vivian Culver
Durrell - 15th Anniversary
Ira J & Ethel B (Deal) Cales - 50th Anniversary


Military Records

Blackwell Veteran Memorial
Braman Veteran Memorial
First Presbyterian Church Program - 1945
Kay County Honor Roll & Service Record
Markers and Records

Memorial Day
Includes Some Obits or Bios of Veterans

Nardin Military Memorial
Ponca City High School War Memorial
Ponca City WWI Memorial


Miscellaneous Records

Al Hatten to Build - 1911
Anheuser Busch Brewing Association - 1894

City of Blackwell

Photo Gravures - 1903

Chronological History of the State of Oklahoma
Counties of Oklahoma

First Christian Church - Ponca City, Oklahoma

Ground Breaking

Boys Group 1910 - 1911

Kay County Officials 1893 - 1918
Kay County Court House Burns - 1897
Kay County News For 1898
Notice of Publication - Probate - 1901- 1918e
Guardianship - Estate
Ponca City Fire - 1902
The Ponca City Courier - June, 1905
 Reconstruction of Veteran Records - Instructions for Submitting Requests
Salt-Rising Bread
Smith Reunion 2005
This and That
Newspaper Excerpts 1983 - 1911


Property Records & Maps

Kay County Maps
Ora J Cales Ranch Documents
Andrew and Mary Ann "Madden" Gallagher Farm
Cicero Berlin Warner Farm
James and Minnie Williams Store
Notice of Publication - Homestead or Property


School Records

Blackwell HS Alumni 1898 - Current (Outside Link)
1903 Chilocco Commencement Article
1905 Ominy School Booklet [Grant County]
1917 Waddell School Booklet
1917 Blackwell High School Yearbook
1921 Blackwell High School Yearbook
1924 Ponca City Yearbook(Outside Link)
1927 BHS Commencement Program
Chilocco School
Includes history and 1931 – 1939 – 1946
The Chiloccoan” yearbook (Outside Link)
Contributed by Donna Flood and Alastair McIntyre


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Workshops - Training Opportunities - Meetings of Interest

(Use "Related Websites" on the main menu for links to these sites)

 *Feb 20* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems - Jill Morelli

*Feb 21* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Tribal Quest: A Special Project to Document the Family Histories of Tribal People - Golan Levi

*Feb 21* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Navigating the Seven C's of Genealogy - Thomas MacEntee

*Feb 23* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document - Geoff Rasmussen

*Feb 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Find Your Roots in German Farm Histories - Gail Blankenau

*Mar 7* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Overcoming Brick Walls Caused by Record Loss - Mary Hill

*Mar 9* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Secrets in the Attic: Break Down Brick Walls With Home Sources - Denise May Levenick

*Mar 10* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  The Scots-Irish Migration into North America - Peggy Clements Lauritzen

*Mar 13* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy - MyHeritage Webinars

*Mar 13* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   Finding Clues for Your Immigrant Ancestors in Ethnic Newspapers and Publications - Lisa Alzo

*Mar 14* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL - Cindi Ingle

*Mar 15* - Internet - (Live) NEHGS Webinar:  Creating a Research Plan: Tips from NEHGS Research Services - Lindsay Fulton

*Mar 20* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home - Catherine B Wiest Desmarais

*Mar 21* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Hands-On with MyHeritage DNA - Geoff Rasmussen

*Mar 21* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  When it Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques - Emily Garber

*Mar 23* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History - Mike Mansfield

*Mar 27* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  How DNA Testing Can Reveal Your Ethnic Roots - MyHeritage Webinars

*Mar 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Formulating a DNA Testing Plan - Blaine Bettinger