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Mayes County, Oklahoma
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Mayes County, Oklahoma Facts

When was Mayes County, OK Created?
Mayes County was established on July 16, 1907 from Cherokee lands.

What is the County Seat of Mayes County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Pryor and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Mayes County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Craig CountyDelaware CountyCherokee CountyWagoner CountyRogers County.

Mayes County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Mayes County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Mayes 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 Mayes 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.

Mayes County, OK Census Records

What Mayes County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Mayes County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940.

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.

Mayes County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Mayes County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Mayes County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Mayes 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 Mayes 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.

Mayes County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Mayes Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications

Mayes Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

Mayes Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mayes Co. OK General and History Websites

Mayes Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mayes Co. OK Military Records