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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United StatesGenealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2= [[Oklahoma Genealogy|Oklahoma]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Carter County''' {{Infobox U.S. County| county link3= Carter County| county_map link4= 200px-Map of Oklahoma highlighting Carter County svg.bmp| state = Oklahoma| state_map = OK-map.png| latd = 39.99| longd = 91.19| founded title link5= [[Oklahoma County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]| founded year = 1907| founded date = July 16| seat = Ardmore| building image = OklahomaCarterCourthouse.jpg| building image cap = | building address = [http://www.courtreference.com/Carter-County-, Oklahoma-Courts.htm Genealogy|Carter County Courthouse]<br>1st and B Street SW<br>P.O. Box 1236<br>Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401<br>Phone: 580.223.8162}} Carter 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. ]{{Click|Image:OK_ORP.png|Oklahoma Online Genealogy Records}}== County Information == 
=== Guide to '''Carter County, Oklahoma Record Dates ===ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''{{Click|image:OK_ORP.png|Oklahoma_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>
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| width<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016 |organized=" July 16.6%" bgcolor, 1907|county seat= Ardmore|parent county="#e4d8e5" alignChickasaw Lands<ref name="centerHBG" | >''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Carter Garvin County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Vital_Records|BirthGarvin]]''' | widthcounty2="16.6%" bgcolor[[Jefferson County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Jefferson]]|county3="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter Johnston County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Marriage|MarriageJohnston]]''' | width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" aligncounty4="center" | '''[[Carter Love County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Vital_Records|DeathLove]]''' | width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" aligncounty5="center" | '''[[Carter Marshall County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Census|CensusMarshall]]''' | width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" aligncounty6="center" | [[Carter Murray County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Land|'''Land'''Murray]] | widthcounty7="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="[[Stephens County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Stephens]]</br><center" | '''>[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#ProbateMaps and Gazetteers|ProbateSee County Maps]]'''</center>|-| widthcounty8="16.6%" align="center" | 1930| widthcounty9="16.6%" align="center" | 1895| width="16.6%" aligncounty10="center" | | widthcounty courthouse="16[[Image:OklahomaCarterCourthouse.6%" align="center" jpg| 1907245x245px]]| widthcounty location in state="16[[Image: 200px-Map of Oklahoma highlighting Carter County svg.6%" align="center" bmp| 1907185x185px]]| widthadoption="16.6%" align="center" | 1908|}}
|}</center><div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Courthouse Information ==
[http://www=== Description ===The county was named for Captain Ben W.courtreferenceCarter, a Cherokee who lived among the Chickasaw.com/ Carter-Countyis located in the south-Oklahoma-Courts.htm Carter County Courthouse]<br> 1st &amp; B St SW; PO Box 1236<br> Ardmore, OK 73401<br> Phone: 580.223central location of the state.8162&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has probate, court and land records; <br>County Clerk has&nbsp;marriage records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogistshttps: United States of America'', 10th ed//en. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pubwikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_County, 2002), Carter County, Oklahoma. Page 557 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}._Oklahoma accessed 09/29/2016</ref>
== History =County Courthouse ==={{OK Courthouse Intro|Carter}}
==== Parent '''Carter County Courthouse'''<br>#20 "B" St SW<br>Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401<br>Phone: 580-223-5253<br>[http://cartercountyok.us Carter County Website]<br><br>Clerk Court has probate, court and land records<br>County =Clerk has marriage records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
'''1907--'''=== Carter County was created 16 July 1907 from Chickasaw Lands., Oklahoma Record Dates ==={{OK Record Dates Intro|Carter}}{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <brcenter>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County seat: Records'''Ardmore <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UTUtah:Everton PublishersPub., 2002), Carter County, Oklahoma. Page 557-563 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 550-552.</ref></center>|-| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carter County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1930 | width="14.2%" align="center" |1895| width="14.2%" align="center" |1930| width="14.2%" align="center" |1895| width="14.2%" align="center" |1907| width="14.2%" align="center" |1908| width="14.2%" align="center" |1860|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths in 1908. General compliance by 1930. </center>|}
==== Description =Record Loss ==={||-|There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
The county was named for Captain Ben W. Carter, a Cherokee who lived among the Chickasaw. Carter County was founded in 1907.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_County,_Oklahoma accessed 09/29/2016</ref>County Seat Ardmore.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/oka/carter/ accessed 09/29/2016</ref>|}
===Boundary Changes = =={{OK Boundary Changes =Intro|Carter}}{||-|*'''1907--'''Carter County was created 16 July 1907 from Chickasaw Lands.<br>*'''County seat:''' Ardmore<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/OK_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm Oklahoma Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]
For animated maps illustrating Oklahoma County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ "Rotating Formation Oklahoma County Boundary Maps"] (1819-1912) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
==== Record Loss ====There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.|}
== = Populated Places/Localities ==={{OK Populated Places Intro|Carter}}For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://oklahoma.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,019,c,carter.cfm Hometown Locator].The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Carter County, Oklahoma," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 3 Nov 2018.</ref>
{{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1==== Populated Places <refdiv>Wikipedia contributors, "Carter County, Oklahoma," in ''Wikipedia*[https: the Free Encyclopedia''//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardmore, _Oklahoma Ardmore]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_CountyHealdton,_Oklahoma, accessed 5 August 2016.Healdton]</refdiv> ====| cities-col2=====Cities=====<div>*Ardmore (county seat)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lone_Grove,_Oklahoma Grove]</div>| cities-col3=<div>*Healdton[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson,_Oklahoma Wilson]*Lone Grove</div>*Wilson<!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1=====Towns=====<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickson,_Oklahoma Dickson]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Autry,_Oklahoma Gene Autry]</div>| towns-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratliff_City,_Oklahoma Ratliff City]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springer,_Oklahoma Springer]</div>| towns-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatums,_Oklahoma Tatums]</div><!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=| villages-col2=| villages-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1==Unincorporated communities====={{<div col|4}}>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpers,_Oklahoma Alpers]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baum,_Oklahoma Baum]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brock,_Oklahoma Brock]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caldwell_Hill,_Oklahoma Caldwell Hill]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheek,_Oklahoma Cheek]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clemscott,_Oklahoma Clemscott]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobalt_Junction,_Oklahoma Cobalt Junction]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Countyline,_Oklahoma Countyline]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dillard,_Oklahoma Dillard]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dripping_Springs,_Carter_County,_Oklahoma Dripping Springs]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dundee,_Oklahoma Dundee]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durwood,_Oklahoma Durwood]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox,_Oklahoma Fox]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn,_Oklahoma Glenn]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham,_Oklahoma Graham]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewitt,_Oklahoma Hewitt]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milo,_Oklahoma Milo]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newport,_Oklahoma Newport]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_City,_Oklahoma Oil City]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Scott,_Oklahoma Old Scott]</Div>| unincorp-col3=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pooleville,_Oklahoma Pooleville]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_Oak,_Oklahoma Post Oak]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provence,_Oklahoma Provence]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pruitt_City,_Oklahoma Pruitt City]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reck,_Oklahoma Reck]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rexroat,_Oklahoma Rexroat]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tussy,_Oklahoma Tussy]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wirt,_Oklahoma Wirt]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodford,_Oklahoma Woodford]*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaneis,_Oklahoma Zaneis]</div><!--census column------------------->| census-col1=| census-col2=| census-col3=<!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=| townships-col2=| townships-col3=<!--ghost towns column------------------->{{| ghost-col1=<div>*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_City,_Oklahoma Pike City]</div>| ghost-col2=<div></div>| ghost-col3=<div></div col end>}}
==== Neighboring Counties =History Timeline ==={{div col|4}}*[[Garvin County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Garvin]] *[[Jefferson County, Oklahoma GenealogyOK Historical Timeline Intro|Jefferson]] *[[Johnston County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Johnston]] *[[Love County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Love]] *[[Marshall County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Marshall]] *[[Murray County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Murray]] *[[Stephens County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Stephens]]{{div col endCarter}}
== Resources =={{OK Resources Intro|Carter}}
===Bible Records =American Indians===='''''Census'''''*'''1851 - 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8810 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Indian Censuses and Rolls, 1851-1959] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*'''1895 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2976 U.S., Native American Citizens and Freedmen of Five Civilized Tribes, 1895-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*'''1898 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60543 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes Dawes Final Rolls] - Oklahoma Historical Society{{OK Bible Intro|Carter}}
'''''Land and Property'''''*'''1884 - 1934''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3999 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Land Allotment Jackets for Five Civilized Tribes, 1884-1934] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($) *'''1889''' [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society== Biographies ===*'''1899 - 1907''' {{RecordSearch|1390101OK Biographies Intro|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907Carter}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*For more information see [[Indians of Oklahoma]]
==== Cemeteries =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{OK Business Records Intro|Carter}}
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158508 Springer Cemetery, Ardmore] BillionGraves== Cemeteries ==={{OK Cemeteries Intro|Carter}}
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [httphttps://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=38&GScnty=2137&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n memorial Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|376636|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ok/carter/cemeteries.htm KSGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | * [http://www.findagraveusgwtombstones.org/oklahoma/carter.comhtml Tombstone Project]* [http://cgi-binoklahomagravestones.org/fgcemeteries.cgiphp?pageselected_cid=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=38&CScnty=2137 Findagrave10 Oklahoma Gravestones]* [http://www.okcemeteries.net/carter/carter.htm Oklahoma Cemeteries]* [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([http:[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])<//www.okgenweb.org/%7Eokcarter/carter.htm OKGenWeb]center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * {{FHL|376636|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Carter+Oklahoma&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Oklahoma&county=Carter&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * [http://www.usgwarchivesokgenweb.net/ok%7Eokcarter/carter/cemeteriescartcem.htm KSGenWeb ArchivesOKGenWeb]| bgcolor* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Oklahoma/Carter-County?id="#F0F0F0" |county_2137 Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolorcolspan="#F0F0F02" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oklahoma/carter.html Tombstone Project]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" || bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httpborder://oklahomagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=10 Oklahoma Gravestones]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.okcemeteries.net/carter/carter.htm Oklahoma Cemeteries]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="31px solid black" | <center>See '''[[Oklahoma Cemeteries|Oklahoma Cemeteries]] ''' for more information.</center>
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==== Census =Records ==={{OK Census Intro|Carter}} 
{{Historical populations
|type = USA
|heading = Census
|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_County,_Oklahoma#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
|1910 |25358
|1920 |40247
|1950 |36455
|1960 |39044
|1970 |37349 |1980 |43610 |1990 |42919
|2000 |45621
|2010 |47557
}}
{{Census|Oklahoma}}
===== '''''Federal Census Records''''' Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Oklahoma Census]]. '''''State Census Records ====='''''<br> 
*1890 [http://www.okhistory.org/research/1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census 1890] - Oklahoma Historical Societ
*1890 and 1907 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8925 Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and image ($)
===== Federal Census Records =====
Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Oklahoma Census]].
===Church Records = =={{OK Church Intro|Carter}} === Court Records ==={{OK Court Intro|Carter}} === Directories ==={{OK Directories Intro|Carter}} === Emigration and Immigration ==={{OK Emigration Intro|Carter}} === Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{OK Ethnic Groups Intro|Carter}} ==== American Indians ===={{OK American Indians Intro|Carter}} '''''Census'''''*'''1851 - 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8810 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Indian Censuses and Rolls, 1851-1959] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*'''1895 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2976 U.S., Native American Citizens and Freedmen of Five Civilized Tribes, 1895-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*'''1898 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60543 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes Dawes Final Rolls] - Oklahoma Historical Society '''''Land and Property'''''*'''1884 - 1934''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3999 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Land Allotment Jackets for Five Civilized Tribes, 1884-1934] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)*'''1889''' [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society*'''1899 - 1907''' {{RecordSearch|1390101|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*For more information see [[Indians of Oklahoma]]
=== Funeral Homes ==={{OK Church Funeral Homes Intro|Carter}}
==== Court Genealogies ===={{OK Genealogies Intro|Carter}}
==== Land =Guardianship ==={{OK Guardianship Intro|Carter}}
=== Land and Property Records ==={{OK Land Intro|Carter}}
''Online Land Records''
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
*'''1861 1863 - 19361908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 18611863-19361908] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
*'''1889''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats, 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society
*'''1899 - 1907''' - {{RecordSearch|1390101|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
For more information see [[Oklahoma Land and Property]]
==== Local Histories ===={{OK Histories Intro|Carter}}
{{OK History Intro}}
==== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{OK Maps Intro|Carter}}{{OK Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{OK Carter County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
*[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/ Maps n More] - county and township maps.
*[http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/oklahoma.html Oklahoma Civil War Map of Battles]
[[Image:Okcarter.jpg|500px]]
=== Migration ==={{OK Migration Intro|Carter}} === Military =Records ===={{OK Military Intro|Carter}} ==== Revolutionary War ====={{OK Revolutionary War Intro|Carter}} 
*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>
*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== Civil War ====={{OK Civil War Intro|Carter}} 
*http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9236 Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Index, 1915-1955] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== WWI =World War I ===={{OK World War I Intro|Carter}}
*''For more nationwide World War I databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== WWII =World War II ===={{OK World War II Intro|Carter}}*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2710650|Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/mildeaths Oklahoma Military Deaths] - Oklahoma Historical Society
*''For more nationwide World War II databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{OK Naturalization Intro|Carter}} === Newspapers ===={{OK Newspapers Intro|Carter}} 
''Oklahoma Newspapers Online''
*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/oklahoma GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Oklahoma newspapers
{{OK Newspaper abstracts|Carter}}
===Obituaries = Probate =={{OK Obituaries Intro|Carter}} === Other Records ==={{OK Other Records Intro|Carter}}
=== Periodicals ===
{{OK Periodicals Intro|Carter}}
 
=== Probate Records ===
{{OK Probate Intro|Carter}}
'''Online Records'''*'''1801 – 2008''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9077 Oklahoma Wills and Probate Records 1801-2008] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$''' *'''1887 – 2008''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/{{RecordSearch|2063710 |Oklahoma Probate Records , 1887-2008] }} at [https://www.familysearch.org /search/ FamilySearch] — images<br> === School Records ==={{OK Schools Intro|Carter}}
==== School Records ====
*'''1895 - 1936''' {{RecordSearch|1926701|Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
==== Taxation =Tax Records ==={{OK Tax Intro|Carter}}
=== Vital Records ==={{OK Tax Vital Intro|Carter}}
==== Vital Records ====
See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oklahoma/ok-vital-records/ How to order Oklahoma Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oklahoma [http://www.ok.gov/health2/documents/VR_BCRequest_interactive.pdf Birth Certificate] or [http://www.ok.gov/health2/documents/VR_DRRequest_interactive.pdf Death Certificate] Applications to mail.
=====Births=Birth ===={{OK Birth Intro|Carter}} 
''Online Birth Records Indexes and Images''
*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okgs/early_ok_birth_records.htm Early Oklahoma Birth Records] ==== Marriage ===={{OK Marriage Intro|Carter}}
=====Marriages=====
''Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images''
 
*'''1790-1998''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=oklahoma%2cok Oklahoma, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1841 - 1927''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9026 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Marriage, Citizenship and Census Records, 1841-1927] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
*'''1852 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2534474|Oklahoma, Church Marriages, 1852-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1870 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1681007|Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index only.
*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60105 Oklahoma, Select Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index ($)
*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30202/oklahoma-marriages-1870-1930?s=218489221 Oklahoma, Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://myheritage.com My Heritage] index ($)
*[http://www.okgenweb.org/~marriage/ OKGenWeb Oklahoma Marriages]
=====Deaths=Death ===={{OK Death Intro|Carter}} 
''Online Death Records Indexes and Images''
*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/obits.php Obituaries Listed in the Oklahoman] - Oklahoma Historical Society — index only
* {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
*'''1935 - 2014''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
*'''1936 - 2007''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60901 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry], incomplete ($} ==== Divorce ===={{OK Divorce Intro|Carter}}
=====Divorces=====
''Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images''
*'''1923 - 1942''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/divorce Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Divorce Index, 1923-1942]
== Societies and Libraries Research Facilities =={{OK Research Facilities Intro|Carter}}
'''Historical And Genealogical Society Of === Archives ==={{OK Archives Intro|Carter County'''<br>PO Box 1326<br>Ardmore 73402<br><br>}}
=== Family History Centers ===
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]]
*[[Ardmore Oklahoma Family History Center]] 4115 Prairie Valley Rd NW Ardmore OK [73401 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/4115+E+Prairie+Valley+Rd/@34.2020156,-97.1789971,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x864d29532f2f6fad:0xecdb6aa5012f938a Location Map]
=== Libraries ===
{{OK Libraries Intro|Carter}}
===Museums = Family History Centers =={{OK Museums Intro|Carter}}== Societies =={{FamilySearch Centers OK Societies Intro|Carter}}*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] *[['''Historical And Genealogical Society Of Carter County'''<br>PO Box 1326<br>Ardmore Oklahoma Family History Center]] 4115 Prairie Valley Rd NW Ardmore OK [73401 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/4115+E+Prairie+Valley+Rd/@34.2020156,-97.1789971,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x864d29532f2f6fad:0xecdb6aa5012f938a Location Map]73402<br><br>
== Web Sites Websites =={{OK Websites Intro|Carter}}
*[http://okgenweb.net/%7Eokcarter/carter.htm Carter County OKGenWeb]
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oklahoma/carter-county/ Carter County, OK History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104707787708722035910 Oklahoma Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121198844634071/ Oklahoma Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHLPlace IDNum|194125|Oklahoma%2C+|Carter|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
== References Research Guides =={{OK Research Guides Intro|Carter}}
== References ==<references /> {{Oklahoma|Oklahoma}}
{{Oklahoma|Oklahoma}}
[[Category:Carter_County,_Oklahoma]]
 
[[Category:Oklahoma_Counties]]
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