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Genealogy in the Archives

Collections in the State Archives which may contain some useful genealogy information are:

Commissioner of Confederate Pensions
Applications, 1915-33

Includes names of Confederate veterans or their widows, who receive pensions from Oklahoma, addresses, places of enlistment, military units, types and dates of discharge, and wounds. Search an index by name of pension recipient. If the name appears in the index, you may contact the State Archives for further information. View or download an index to Oklahoma's Confederate pension records (332K Adobe PDF format file) or search the Oklahoma Confederate Pension Records Online Collection.

Commissioner of Confederate Pensions
Pension Files, 1915-49

Consists of correspondence pertaining to lost warrants, deaths of pensioners, and questions of continuing eligibility for benefits.

U.S. District Land Office
Homestead Registers, 1889-1908 

Includes legal description of tract sold, number of acres, fees paid, name of purchaser, date of purchase, residence, receipt numbers, and patent number (final certificate) and date of issue. (Information needed: legal description -- section, township and range -- or geographic location).

Oklahoma Supreme Court
Applications to the Bar, 1907-42

Includes correspondence and Oaths of Attorney.

Oklahoma Board of Medical Examiners
Deceased Files, 1907-86

Contains examination results, application forms, copies of medical school degrees, and photographs of persons licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy
Deceased Pharmacist Files, 1907-75

Contains applications showing addresses, certificate numbers, dates issued, photographs, physical descriptions, examination records, and employer affidavits.

Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Inactive License Files, 1921-84

Contains applications showing examination results, birth dates and places of birth, educational backgrounds, and photographs.

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