Saturday, 20 July 2024

Brand New State: Researching Oklahoma

Topic: “Brand New State: Researching Oklahoma”
Presenter:Nancy Calhoun
Date & Time: Saturday, 20 July 2024 1-3 PM CDT
Location: OGS Resource Center, 4516 NW 16th St, Oklahoma City, OK or by Zoom
Fee: $20 OGS members/$25 non-members
 
Texans were a huge percentage of the thousands who swarmed into Oklahoma and Indian Territories.  But what resources are available for tracing those ancestors and family members who came for a new beginning?  Knowing the history, timeline, and geography can make your research a “successful run” to stake a genealogy homestead.  Follow the speaker’s own Texas born grandparents as they settle in the brand new state!
 
 
 

Monday, 6:00pm CDT, August 5, 2024

Image of Jim Ike
 
 
"The Tennessee State Library and Archives: A Mega Archives for Your Tennessee Ancestors"
 
Speaker:     Melissa Barker, Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian
 
 
Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives & Museum.

 
 
Meetings start at 6:00 pm in the Musser Learning Lab in the Research Library at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City (across from the State Capitol–see map)
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Monthly programs are free for members and non-members alike, but we encourage you to join!  Your membership dues help us to provide more and better resources for the genealogical community.
 

First Families of the Twin Territories (FFTT)

Oklahoma and Indian Territories 

A Project of the
Oklahoma Genealogical Society

An Invitation to the Descendants
of the Early Settlers of Oklahoma
(prior to November 16th, 1907)

Are you eligible to become a member?
Read more about it here...

An Invitation for Settlers & Builders of Oklahoma

The Settlers and Builders of Oklahoma, under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, was founded to recognize, honor, and perpetuate the memory of the residents that helped build the new State of Oklahoma from statehood, 16 Nov 1907 through 31 Dec 1929. Note: Anyone that resided in the Twin Territories prior to statehood is also eligible for the OGS First Families of the Twin Territories Lifetime Membership. You can nominate anyone you believe should be honored for their contribution(s) to the settling and/or building of Oklahoma.  Get more information here.
 

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