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Oklahoma Vital Records

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[[United States Vital Records|Vital Records]] consist of [[United States Birth Records|births]], adoptions, [[United States Marriage Records|marriages]], divorces, and [[United States Death Records|deaths]] recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. [[Locating United States Vital Records|United States Vital Records]] has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the [http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/Oklahoma.htm Oklahoma Vital Records State Department of Health] or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.
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1890 or
when the county
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The following is a list of online resources useful for locating Oklahoma Vital Records which consist of [[United States Birth Records|births]], adoptions, [[United States Marriage Records|marriages]], divorces, and [[United States Death Records|deaths]]. Most online resources for Oklahoma Vital Records are indexes. After locating a person in an index always consult the original record to [[Contradictions and discrepancies|confirm the information]] in the index. '''<br>'''
*[http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/USA_States/States_Frames/Oklahoma/oklahoma.htm Oklahoma Links] from [http://fhlfavorites.info/ fhlfavorites.info] -&nbsp;Free
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/records.htm Oklahoma Genealogical Society On-Line Records]
If you are aware of other online databases, please feel free to add them. <br>
== Birth Records ==
Marriage bonds, affidavits, licenses, and certificates were kept by each county beginning about 1890 or when the county was created. Many marriages in the territorial era were not recorded, and some were recorded in county courthouses in Arkansas, Kansas, and Texas. '''Write to the appropriate county clerk for information.'''
'''A wiki article Wiki articles describing&nbsp;Oklahoma County Marriages&nbsp;is online collectionss are found at:'''
*[[Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Oklahoma Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oklahoma Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)<br>]]
<br>The Family History Library has marriage records for some counties. Published transcripts of marriage documents include:
*''Oklahoma Territory Weddings. Geary, Oklahoma: Pioneer Book Committee, 1983'' <ref>Bode, Frances M. ''Oklahoma Territory Weddings. Geary, Oklahoma: Pioneer Book Committee, 1983''. {{FHL|326434|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 976.6 V2bf; fiche 6104367.)}} </ref>This includes history, wedding albums, and marriage files from Blaine, Caddo, and Kingfisher counties.
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*''Oklahoma Marriage Records, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory'' <ref>Tiffee, Ellen. ''Oklahoma Marriage Records, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory''. 10 vols. [Howe, Oklahoma]: E. Tiffee, N.d. {{FHL|976.6 V2t|disp=(Family History Library book 976.6 V2t; film 1,321,223 items 11-16, vols. 1-6.)}} </ref>This includes marriages of white settlers, 1890-1907, found in U.S. court files for the eleven southeastern counties.<br>
*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/marriagerec Oklahoma County Marriage Records 1889-1951]
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