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In an effort to help you find the answer quickly this page was created based on the many questions received over the years asking

Who Is Who...
Where Do I Find It...
How Do I...
Who has pages that will lead me to the information I want...

So... before you write me and wait for a reply I believe you will find your answer here. Also note, we are constantly updating this page, if you find a broken link please let us know.  

Many thanks for visiting OKGenWeb.

Linda Simpson
OKGenWeb State Coordinator
Mel Owings
Assistant State Coordinator

 

County Coordinators
HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS
If you need to know something about a specific county, go straight to the local experts. These are the people familiar with aspects of the county, where records can be located and what is available.  Joining [free] a county mailing list is also another excellent way to find the answers. Members on the mailing list are also concentrating on that specific area and most members are very willing to help others.

A few of our OKGenWeb friends:
Adoption Questions
  • These questions are best answered by volunteers who are familiar with the adoption laws and tracking down adopted children or birth parents- we are more familiar with hunting dead ancestors - check here for a list of up-to-date sites. Also see DHS Adoption Reunion Registry.  
Books,  Bios 'n More
  • Lots and lots of Volunteers - more always needed
Beginners Help 
Birth Records
Broken Links
  • When reporting broken links, please include the URL or location address of the page you were on and the name of the link that does not work. Send bug report to the county coordinator of the county page you are on. If the broken link is on the main OKGenWeb page send the link along with the page you found the broken link on to webmaster
Cemeteries Expert 

  • Cemetery page Coordinator
Chat  
  • How to log on and/or where to download software
County Names 
  • Looking for a town or township or know the town and looking for the county...
Death Records
Family Bibles 
  • Check the county page of interest, if you can't locate the board, contact that county coordinator.
Family Group Sheet

 

Fraternal Clubs & Service Organizations
Ghost Writer
Funeral Homes 

  • Looking for the location of a specific funeral home or a list for a county?
 
Indian Pioneer Papers
Land Runs and Openings
  • Susan Bradford 
    Land Records, Deeds, Homesteads, Etc.
    Check the county page of interest first
    .
Lawmen & Outlaws
Libraries, Archives & Museums
  • Check the county page of interest for local library information.
Mailing Lists 
Maps 'N More
Marriage Records
  • Susan Bradford
    Oklahoma marriage license indexes, lists, and/or lookups online.
Military Resources 
Native American 
Newspapers
Obituaries
  • Check the county page of interest first. 
    Not there, check OKBits
  • Check the website for instructions for submitting your obits.
Photo Gallery
Post Offices and Postmasters in Oklahoma
Queries
  • If you know your family lived in a certain county in Oklahoma, please post your query at the county level.
Railroads - see Maps 'N More
Reunions
  • LaRae Halsey-Brooks
    Submit information about your upcoming family reunions.
    There is not an automatic submission form at this time, just follow the format on the reunion page and send the information to LaRae Halsey-Brooks TimeTrvlrO@aol.com.  The reunion page will be updated as soon as possible and you will be notified of the update.
Surnames

Submit information about your upcoming family reunions.
Schools
  • Check the county page of interest first.
    Some class photos are online - also try our search engine on the main page for your names.
  • Project of the future is to identify the names and locations of early schools, locate school records and more class photos...
Social Security Information 
  • More than you ever want to know about 'Social Security Administration & Genealogy.' Also includes a form letter to request copies of the original Application for Social Security Card also referred to as SS-5 Wills & Probate.
    Check the county page of interest first.
Towns
Vital Records
  • Where to Obtain A Birth Record
  • Where to Obtain A Death Record
  • Where to Obtain A Marriage Record
 

Still didn't find the answer!?

If all else fails, drop us a note and we will try to point you in the right direction.

Please be patient

Linda Simpson
State Coordinator

Mel Owings
Asst. State Coordinator
 

 

2013 OKGenWeb

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updated 01/21/2013

Linda Simpson, State Coordinator
Mel Owings, Assistant Coordinator