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Garvin County

County Seat - Pauls Valley

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Welcome to Garvin County!

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symbol of lifeHi, I am your new county coordinator, Gail Meyer Kilgore. I do not live in the county nor do I live in Oklahoma but I will try and do what I can to help you find your family. My son is related to the Newman's, Kennedy's, Stewart's, Love's, Paul's and many more with family being in Elmore City and Paul's Valley. I will be updating this site and if you have information you want added please email me. Thank you for stopping by and taking a look at our county.

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1844 - 1908
Garvin County's
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Garvin County was originally a part of Pickens and Pontotoc County Districts of the Chickasaw Nation. The dividing line was the Washita River, so most of the current Garvin County was in the Pickens District. The division into smaller counties came in 1907 with statehood and formally permitted non-native settlement. However, even before non-native settlement was permitted in the Chickasaw Nation, the illegal non-native settlers far outnumbered the Chickasaw people. Only a small number of non-natives had formal permission to reside in the Nation, usually because they had professional services to offer that the Nation wanted to have available. Because of rapidity of settlement and the sheer numbers involved, however, only a small percentage of the "intruders", as the illegal's were known, were ever formally prosecuted and therefore appear on the Intruder Rolls of the Chickasaw Nation, IT . paul12.jpg
1809 - 1893
Pauls Valley's
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Communities of Garvin County

| Antioch | Elmore City | Erin Springs| Foster| Hennepin | KatieMaysville | Lindsay |
| Paoli | Pauls Valley | Pernell | Purdy| Stratford | Tussy | Wallville | Whitebead | Wynnewood |

Neighboring Counties

| Grady County | Carter county | Stephens county | Pontotoc County | McClain County | Murray county |

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