Kay County Pioneer Registration

The Pioneer Certificate project was created to honor the pioneers who made the run on September 16, 1893 into the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma Territory or settled in Kay County before 1907-statehood.

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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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Kay County Pioneer Registration

 

The Pioneer Certificate project was created to honor the pioneers who made the run on September 16, 1893 into the Cherokee Strip in Oklahoma Territory or settled in Kay County before 1907-statehood.

Pioneer registration may be made by sending a completed registration form to the address on the application. Copies of documents to authenticate the registration may be attached and will be included in the current collection located in the Ponca City Library’s archive room. Registration is free, however you may wish to purchase a Kay County Pioneer Certificate for display.


Registration Form

 

Documents offered as proof may include homestead patents, land records, marriage records, census records, newspaper articles, family bible records, personal letters documenting participation. [Copies only, Please do not send originals, as these cannot be returned] Registration is free.

Kay County Pioneer Certificate


Order Form

Sample of Certificate

8 ½” X 11” on card stock suitable for framing
1-5 Certificates $10 each
5-10 Certificates $8 each
11-up Certificates $6 each
Shipping & handling is included
Discounts apply to one time order/one shipping address only
Registration application & documents must accompany order.

 

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