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Dewey County, Oklahoma
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Dewey County, Oklahoma Facts

When was Dewey County, OK Created?
Dewey County was established on April 19, 1892 from Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation (County was designated as county “D” at the time of the opening of the Cherokee-Arapaho Reservation in 1892 and continued to be known as County “D” until the general election of 1898 when it was renamed).

What is the County Seat of Dewey County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Taloga and the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Dewey County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Woodward CountyMajor CountyBlaine CountyCuster CountyRoger Mills CountyEllis County.

Dewey County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Dewey County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dewey County vital records can be found at the Oklahoma Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, and death records since October 1908. County marriage and divorce records are located in the local Clerk of Courts officeThere is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Oklahoma for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Dewey County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Oklahoma Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Dewey County, OK Census Records

What Dewey County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dewey County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 19001910192019301940.

Another census resource is the Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907. You will discover free online in addition to printable census forms that can help with your research. See Also Oklahoma Census Records Research Guide.

Dewey County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Dewey County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Dewey County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Dewey County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Oklahoma courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Oklahoma residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Dewey County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Oklahoma Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Dewey County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Dewey County, OK?
A list of Dewey County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Oklahoma Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Dewey County, OK Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Dewey County, OK?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Dewey County.

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Dewey Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

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Dewey Co. OK Military Records