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Cimarron 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. {{OKDC}}<br> <br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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Guide to '''Cimarron County, Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| founded title = [[Oklahoma County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
 
| founded year = 1907
 
| founded date = July 16
 
| seat wl= Boise City
 
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
 
| building address = '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Courthouse|Cimarron County Courthouse]]'''<br>P.O. Box 145<br>Boise City, Oklahoma 73933-0145<br>Phone: 580.544.2551
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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|parent county= [[Beaver County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Beaver]]<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>
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|county1= [[Baca County, Colorado Genealogy|Baca (CO)]]
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|county2= [[Dallam County, Texas Genealogy|Dallam (TX)]]
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|county3= [[Morton County, Kansas Genealogy|Morton (KS)]]
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|county4= [[Sherman County, Texas Genealogy|Sherman (TX)]]
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OK_Cimarron.htm Cimarron County Courthouse]<br> P.O. Box 145<br> Boise City, OK 73933-0145<br> Phone: 580.544.2251&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage, probate and court records; <br>County Clerk&nbsp;has land and military records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Page 558 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
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Cimarron is located in the northwestern part of the state.  The name Cimarron was given to the county from the river Cimarron.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/oka/cimarron/ accessed 09/29/2016</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{OK Courthouse Intro|Cimarron}}
  
'''1907--'''Cimarron County was created 16 July 1907 from [[Beaver County, Oklahoma|Beaver]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''Boise City <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''Cimarron County Courthouse'''<br>Courthouse Square-Main St.<br>P.O. Box 788<br>Boise City, Oklahoma 73933<br>Phone: 580-544-2221<br>[https://okcountyrecords.com/search/Cimarron Cimarron County Website]<br> <br>Clerk Court has marriage, probate and court records; <br>County Clerk has land and military 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>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Cimarron County, Oklahoma Record Dates  ===
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{{OK Record Dates Intro|Cimarron}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cimarron 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>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1908
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths in 1908. General compliance by 1930. </center>
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{OK Boundary Changes Intro|Cimarron}}
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*'''1907--'''Cimarron County was created 16 July 1907 from [[Beaver County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Beaver]] County.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Boise City<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>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
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*[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]
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca County, Colorado]]
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=== Populated Places ===
*[[Dallam County, Texas|Dallam County, Texas]]
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{{OK Populated Places Intro|Cimarron}}
*[[Morton County, Kansas|Morton County, Kansas]]
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://oklahoma.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,025,c,cimarron.cfm Hometown Locator].
*[[Sherman County, Texas|Sherman County, Texas&nbsp;]]  
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Cimarron County, Oklahoma," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cimarron_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 5 August 2016.</ref>
*[[Texas County, Oklahoma|Texas]]
 
*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union County, New&nbsp;Mexico]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boise_City,_Oklahoma Boise City] (county seat)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyes,_Oklahoma Keyes]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griggs,_Oklahoma Griggs]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgis,_Oklahoma Sturgis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheeless,_Oklahoma Wheeless]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felt,_Oklahoma Felt]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenton,_Oklahoma Kenton]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{OK Historical Timeline Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Census  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{OK Resources Intro|Cimarron}}
  
{{Census|Oklahoma}}  
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{OK Bible Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Church ====
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{OK Biographies Intro|Cimarron}}
  
{{OK Church Intro}}
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{OK Business Records Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{OK Cemeteries Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Land ====
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:70%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Cimarron County, Oklahoma''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~okcimarr/ OKGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ok/cimarron/cimarron.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oklahoma/cimarron.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://oklahomagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=13 Oklahoma Gravestones]
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* [http://www.okcemeteries.net/cimarron/cimarron.htm Oklahoma Cemeteries]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|886565|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Cimarron+Oklahoma&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Oklahoma/Cimarron-County?id=county_2140 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Oklahoma Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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{{OK Land Intro}}
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=== Census Records ===
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{{OK Census Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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{{Historical populations
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cimarron_County%2C_Oklahoma#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1910 |4553
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|1920 |3436
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|1930 |5408
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|1940 |3054
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|1950 |4589
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|1960 |4496
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|1970 |4145
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|1980 |3648
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|1990 |3301
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|2000 |3148
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|2010 |2475
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{{Census|Oklahoma}}
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'''''Federal Census Records'''''
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Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Oklahoma Census]].
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'''''State Census Records'''''<br>
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*1890 [http://www.okhistory.org/research/1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census 1890] - Oklahoma Historical Societ
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*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 ($)
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=== Church Records ===
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{{OK Church Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Court Records ===
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{{OK Court Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Directories ===
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{{OK Directories Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{OK Emigration Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{OK Ethnic Groups Intro|Cimarron}}
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==== American Indians ====
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{{OK American Indians Intro|Cimarron}}
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'''''Census'''''
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*'''1851 - 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8810 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Indian Censuses and Rolls, 1851-1959] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''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 ($)
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*'''1898 - 1914''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60543 Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Dawes Census Cards for Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes Dawes Final Rolls] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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'''''Land and Property'''''
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*'''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 ($)
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*'''1889''' [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*'''1899 - 1907''' {{RecordSearch|1390101|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*For more information see [[Indians of Oklahoma]]
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{OK Funeral Homes Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{OK Genealogies Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{OK Guardianship Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{OK Land Intro|Cimarron}}
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1863 - 1908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1863-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
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*'''1889''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/plat1889 Oklahoma County Plats, 1889] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*'''1899 - 1907''' - {{RecordSearch|1390101|Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/elreno El Reno Homesteader Filings] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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For more information see [[Oklahoma Land and Property]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{OK Histories Intro|Cimarron}}
  
 
{{OK History Intro}}
 
{{OK History Intro}}
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
[[Image:Okcimarron.jpg|500px]]
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{{OK Maps Intro|Cimarron}}
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{{OK Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{OK Cimarron County}}}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/oklahoma/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Oklahoma] - shows boundary changes for Oklahoma Counties
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/okprojects/ Maps n More] - county and township maps.
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*[http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/oklahoma.html Oklahoma Civil War Map of Battles]
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=== Migration ===
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{{OK Migration Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{OK Military Intro|Cimarron}}
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==== Revolutionary War ====
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{{OK Revolutionary War Intro|Cimarron}}
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*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>
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*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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==== Civil War ====
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{{OK Civil War Intro|Cimarron}}
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*http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9236 Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Index, 1915-1955] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
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==== World War I ====
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{{OK World War I Intro|Cimarron}}
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*''For more nationwide World War I databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
  
==== Military  ====
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==== World War II ====
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{{OK World War II Intro|Cimarron}}
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*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2710650|Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/mildeaths Oklahoma Military Deaths] - Oklahoma Historical Society
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*''For more nationwide World War II databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{OK Naturalization Intro|Cimarron}}
  
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{OK Newspapers Intro|Cimarron}}
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''Oklahoma Newspapers Online''
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/oklahoma GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Oklahoma newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nebraska/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of Nebraska newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some Oklahoma newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''Oklahoma Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[http://nhs.mlasolutions.com/oasis/catalog/(S(zbsz4355ibqf0u45unq01wrq))/Default.aspx?installation=OklahomaHistorical Oklahoma State Historical Society] - catalog of known Oklahoma newspapers; lists repositories that have the newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
 
{{OK Newspaper abstracts|Cimarron}}
 
{{OK Newspaper abstracts|Cimarron}}
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{OK Obituaries Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{OK Other Records Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{OK Periodicals Intro|Cimarron}}
  
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=== Probate Records ===
 
{{OK Probate Intro|Cimarron}}
 
{{OK Probate Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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'''Online Records
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*'''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 '''$'''
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*'''1887 – 2008''' {{RecordSearch|2063710|Oklahoma Probate Records, 1887-2008}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images<br>
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=== School Records ===
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{{OK Schools Intro|Cimarron}}
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*'''1895 - 1936''' {{RecordSearch|1926701|Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{OK Tax Intro|Cimarron}}
  
{{OK Tax Intro}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{OK Vital Intro|Cimarron}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Birth ====
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{{OK Birth Intro|Cimarron}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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''Online Birth Records Indexes and Images''
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~okgs/early_ok_birth_records.htm Early Oklahoma Birth Records]
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{OK Marriage Intro|Cimarron}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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''Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images''
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*'''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 $
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*'''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] ($)
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*'''1852 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2534474|Oklahoma, Church Marriages, 1852-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1681007|Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index only.
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*'''1870 - 1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60105 Oklahoma, Select Marriages, 1870-1930] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index ($)
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*'''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 ($)
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*'''1889 - 1951''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/marriagerec Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Marriage Index, 1889-1951]
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*'''1890 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|1709399|Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] Index and images
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*[http://www.okgenweb.org/~marriage/ OKGenWeb Oklahoma Marriages]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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==== Death ====
*{{FHL|Oklahoma%2C+Cimarron|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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{{OK Death Intro|Cimarron}}
  
== References ==
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''Online Death Records Indexes and Images''
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/research/obits.php Obituaries Listed in the Oklahoman] - Oklahoma Historical Society — index only
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* {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
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*'''1935 - 2014''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
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*'''1936 - 2007''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60901 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] incomplete ($}
  
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==== Divorce ====
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{{OK Divorce Intro|Cimarron}}
  
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''Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images''
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*'''1923 - 1942''' - [http://www.okhistory.org/research/divorce Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, Divorce Index, 1923-1942]
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{OK Research Facilities Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{OK Archives Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]]
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=== Libraries ===
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{{OK Libraries Intro|Cimarron}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{OK Museums Intro|Cimarron}}
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== Societies ==
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{{OK Societies Intro|Cimarron}}
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'''Cimarron County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 655<br>Boise City OK 73933-0655<br>[http://museumsdatabase.com/museums/view/25565 Website]<br><br>
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== Websites ==
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{{OK Websites Intro|Cimarron}}
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|194132|Oklahoma|Cimarron}}- 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
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== Research Guides ==
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{{OK Research Guides Intro|Cimarron}}
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== References ==
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Revision as of 12:05, 8 November 2019

 

Guide to Cimarron County, Oklahoma ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Boise City
Organized: July 16, 1907
Parent County(s): Beaver[1]
Neighboring Counties
Baca (CO)  • Dallam (TX)  • Morton (KS)  • Sherman (TX)  • Texas  • Union (NM)
See County Maps
Courthouse
OklahomaCimarronCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
200px-Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cimarron County svg.png
Adoption


County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Cimarron is located in the northwestern part of the state. The name Cimarron was given to the county from the river Cimarron.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Cimarron County Courthouse
Courthouse Square-Main St.
P.O. Box 788
Boise City, Oklahoma 73933
Phone: 580-544-2221
Cimarron County Website

Clerk Court has marriage, probate and court records;
County Clerk has land and military records[1]

Cimarron County, Oklahoma Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1908 1908 1908 1908 1904 1908 1860
Statewide registration for births and deaths in 1908. General compliance by 1930.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[4]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Cimarron County, Oklahoma online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Oklahoma Cemeteries for more information

 

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1910 4,553
1920 3,436 −24.5%
1930 5,408 57.4%
1940 3,054 −43.5%
1950 4,589 50.3%
1960 4,496 −2.0%
1970 4,145 −7.8%
1980 3,648 −12.0%
1990 3,301 −9.5%
2000 3,148 −4.6%
2010 2,475 −21.4%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

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

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for Oklahoma starting in 1860. For links to Federal census indexes, see Oklahoma Census.

State Census Records

Church Records[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 Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

American Indians[edit | edit source]

Census

Land and Property

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[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.

Online Land Records

For more information see Oklahoma Land and Property

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Cimarron 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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Texas CountyLas Animas CountyBaca CountyMorton CountyUnion CountySherman CountyDallam CountyOK CIMARRON.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

World War I[edit | edit source]

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Oklahoma Newspapers Online

Oklahoma Newspaper Catalogs

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

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In most counties in Oklahoma, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Oklahoma - Cimarron - Probate records.

Online Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax 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.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Online Birth Records Indexes and Images

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Online Marriage Records Indexes and Images

Death[edit | edit source]

Online Death Records Indexes and Images

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Online Divorce Records Indexes and Images

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[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.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Cimarron County Historical Society
PO Box 655
Boise City OK 73933-0655
Website

Websites[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 - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oklahoma. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. http://genealogytrails.com/oka/cimarron/ accessed 09/29/2016
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Page 557-563 At various libraries (WorldCat); 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.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Cimarron County, Oklahoma," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cimarron_County,_Oklahoma, accessed 5 August 2016.