Discovery Your Family History

Oklahoma Family History & Genealogy Centers

Similar to other parts of the country, a lot of citizens of Oklahoma have jump on the genealogy bandwagon, searching for more knowledge regarding their family ancestry. This pastime is now popular in Oklahoma and a growing number of residents are starting to get interested with it. To assist them in their research, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has created branch offices in Oklahoma, generally known as Oklahoma family history centers that offers a great deal of research possibilities. The centers are operated and owned efficiently by the Oklahoma LDS Family Search and staffed by competent volunteer customers that offer training courses and are readily available to respond to your questions. The centers are free of charge to the general public. However office hours may differ from site to site, and so get hold of the office in-charge before dropping by the center closest to you.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to

Ardmore OK Family History Center
Rte 3 (Prairie Valley Rd)
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401
(508) 226-2134
Notes: 3/4 mi W of I-35/Hwy 142 Junction

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1201 Swan Dr
Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74006
(918) 333-3135

Claremore Family History Center
1701 N Chambers Terrace
Claremore, Oklahoma 74017
(918) 342-0101
Notes: mailing address – 1407 Paradise Parkway

McAlester Ward Faimly History Center
405 W Gene Stipe Blvd
McAlester, Oklahoma 74501
(918) 423-3762

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
12915 S Santa Fe
Moore, Oklahoma 73160
(405) 794-3800

Norman OK Family History Center
1506 W Imhoff
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
(405) 364-8337
Notes: Phone is to the Genealogy Library

Oklahoma City Family History Center
5020 NW 63rd St
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132
(405) 721-8455

Family History Center
9300 N 129th East Ave
Owasso, Oklahoma 74055
(918) 272-2048
Notes: A great help to all who use the Library

Sapulpa Family History Center
950 Pioneer Rd
Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74066
(918) 224-7585

Shawnee OK Family History Center
1501 E Independence
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
(405) 273-7943

Tulsa East Stake Family History Center
12110 E Seventh St
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74128
(918) 437-5690

Oklahoma Genealogy Resources

Studying Oklahoma forefathers signifies an extensive search for information. Statewide important registration started out in 1908 but nevertheless a total compliance came up as late as 1930. This general genealogical resource most likely are not readily available for your ancestor. Carry on your research by browsing the Family History Library Catalog, online sites and those repositories pointed out here that could include information applicable to your ancestor’s time frame.

Vital Records Services
Oklahoma State Dept of Health
1000 Northeast Tenth, Room 117
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Oklahoma Historical Society
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Oklahoma Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 12986
Oklahoma City, OK 73157

Oklahoma State Archives
Dept. of Libraries, Third Floor
200 NE 18th St.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

International Pentecostal Holiness Church Archives & Research Center
P.O. Box 12609
Oklahoma City, OK 73157

Museum of the Great Plains
601 NW Ferris Ave
Lawton, OK 73507

Northeastern State University Libraries Special Collections
600 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Oklahoma State University Library Special Collections and University Archives
Rm 204, Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071

Tulsa City-County Library
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

Oklahoma Genealogy Websites

Western History Digital Collections

Cherokee Heritage Center


Oklahoma USGenWeb

Cyndi’s List-Oklahoma

FamilySearch Wiki-Oklahoma