Oklahoma Family History Societies(P-Z)

This section lists associations from Pontotoc to Western Trails giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Pontotoc County Historical and Genealogical Society

Many databases are on the site, which include a list of Cemeteries along with Cemetery Inscriptions, Civil and Criminal Court Cases Chickasaw Nation 1902-1919.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which comprise:

  • Back Issues of their publication
  • Census Indexes
  • Indian Territory Marriages 1895-1907
  • Pontotoc Co. History
  • Pontotoc Co. Marriages

Mailing Lists which are hosted by Rootsweb are also available.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okpontgs/

Seminole County Genealogical Society - Konawa Genealogy Society

The aim of the association is to preserve the history and records of Seminole County. Members of the association study their ancestry. Their aims are to preserve the archives of Seminole Co., to make these resources available to researchers and to preserve family histories for future generations.  

They are based in Kennedy Library located at 700 W South Street, Konawa, Oklahoma.

Many publications are sold by the society, which incorporate:

  • Back Issues of their Publication 'String of Beads'
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages from Konawa Newspapers 1904-1929, Sasakwa Life Newspaper 1911-1920 and Wewoka's Seminole Capital 1904-1915
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Federal Census Returns
  • Indian Territory Censuses
  • Indian Territory Weddings
  • Probate Records - Seminole Nation Indian Probate
  • School Censuses
  • Seminole Co. Marriages Central District Seminole and Creek
Website:
http://marti.rootsweb.ancestry.com/Konawa

Tulsa Genealogical Society

Many archives are available in their Library, which include:

  • Cemeteries
  • Census Returns
  • Historical Books
  • Newspaper Abstracts and Indexes
  • Probate Records
  • Vital Records
  • Wills

These relate not only to the State of Oklahoma, but all other US States and further afield, such as Australia, Canada, England and Wales.  Please peruse the library catalogue on their site for further information.

Some databases are on the site, which comprise:

  • Funeral Home Index
  • Tulsa Co. Divorces 1907-1927
  • Tulsa Co. Weddings 1907-1927

Databases also incorporate the TGS Tulsa Annals 46 Year Index 1966-2012 which includes:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Divorces
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Historical Documents
  • Marriage Records
  • Obituaries
  • Schools

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Administrator and Executor Bonds 1932-1939
  • Articles from the Indian Chieftan Published Pre-Statehood in Vinita, Indian Territory 1895-1900 and 1882-1890
  • Broken Arrow Weddings 1915-1926
  • District Court Journals Estates of Minors, Deceased, Indian Lands, Guardians 1907-1917
  • Divorces 1907-1932
  • Executors and Administrators 1920-1925, 1927-1930 and 1942-1946
  • Funeral Home Books

Publications available for sale also incorporate:

  • General Probate Index 1907-1908, 1915-1920 and 1946-1947
  • Guardian Bonds 1917-1929
  • Guardian Reports 1911-1921
  • Jurors Tulsa District Court Journals 1907-1922
  • Jury Book 1928-1938
  • Probate Appearance 1908-1911
  • Probate Journals
  • Record of Inventory and Appraisement 1914-1930 and 1932-1934
  • Tombstone Inscriptions
  • Weddings 1907-1923
Website:
http://tulsagenealogy.org/

Western Trails Genealogy Society

The association was designated as a Family History Centre in 1995 and so received the Complete Index to the Mormon Church's Salt Lake City Collection.  Other resources and Microfilms held by the society incorporate:

  • Court Documents 1884-1900
  • Criminal Dockets
  • Criminal Records 1888-1905
  • Greer Co. Registered Voters 1916-1920
  • Treasurer Records 1877-1906
  • Warren Community Tax Roll 1896-1897

They also have Out of State Legal Records which include: 

  • Ellis Co. Texas Weddings 1850-1878
  • Index to Marriages and Deaths in the Baltimore Sun 1837-1850
  • Index to Weddings in the Baltimore Sun 1851-1860

Many databases are accessible, which comprise:

  • 1901 and 1902 Newspaper Obituaries
  • Articles and Name Indexes from the Plain Dealer Newspaper
  • Greer Co. Deaths 1912-1918
  • Greer Co. Weddings 1901-1930(Groom's List)
  • List of Early Post Offices
  • List of unclaimed Mail at the Post Office
  • Newspaper Accounts of Deaths to 1907
  • Newspaper Articles regarding Early Residents
  • Newspaper Wedding Announcements 1901
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okjackso/wtgsweb/wtgshome.html

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