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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Mayes County  
 
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*July 1-2, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok006.htm Cabin Creek<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ok006.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref>]<br>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>  
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OKmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 11:06, 19 August 2015

United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Mayes County

Mayes County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.




Mayes County, Oklahoma
Map
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Mayes County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Pryor
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Mayes County Courthouse
NE 1st Adair
Pryor, Oklahoma 74361
Phone: 918.825.2426


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Mayes County Courthouse
NE 1st Adair
Pryor, OK 74361
Phone: 918.825-2426 

Clerk Circuit has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1907;
County Clerk has land records from 1907; County Treasurer has tax records[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1907--Mayes County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee lands.
County seat: Pryor [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Mayes County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.

Church[edit | edit source]

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Oklahoma denominations, view the Oklahoma Church Records Wiki page.

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Oklahoma Land and Property for additional information about early Oklahoma land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Mayes County, Oklahoma Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Oklahoma Local Histories.

Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma: including the counties of Muskogee, McIntosh, Wagoner, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Washington, Nowata, Craig, and Ottawa. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1922

Maps[edit | edit source]

Okmayes.jpg

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]
Civil War Battle[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Mayes County

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mayes County, Oklahoma Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mayes County, Oklahoma. Page 560 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)

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