Poteau Valley Geneaoligical Society
Research Library
206 So. McKenna - P.O. Box 1031 Poteau, OK 74953 
(Covering the LeFlore County, Oklahoma Area)


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  Our Genealogical library is one of the finest in the
area. Although we specialize in LeFlore County
records, we have a vast collection of materials from
every state as well as Native American records. The
Research Library is located in the Patrick Lynch
Public Library, 206 So. McKenna, Poteau,
Oklahoma. The research library is open Monday -
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5 :00 p.m.

Dedicated to promoting family history and providing materials for research

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Getting To Know Us
Board of Directors:
 President - Arlene LeMaster * Vice President  Tom Swafford* Secretary/Treasurer - Janell Darneal *Member - Barbara Saffer *Member - Melba Wadsworth* Member - Barbara Watkins* Webmaster - Richard Hart* Heritage Editor: Arlene LeMaster* Volunteer Coordinator: Cathy Ritter* Research Supervisor: Tom Swafford* Library Research Volunteers: Arlene LeMaster, Darrell Brown, Barbara Watkins, Sue Hall, Tom Swafford, Cathy Ritter, Barbara Saffer, and Ruthie McLellan

A Poteau Valley Genealogical Society member is available to assist you with your research. If you are coming from out of town and would like to make sure a volunteer will be available to help you, call the Genealogy Dept.at 918-647-4444. Ask for genealogy department

If you are unable to visit our library, the

 PoteauValley Genealogical Society will do research in our
genealogical library by submiting your request to PVGS members for a
donation of $10.00 per hour, and $15.00 per hour for non-members, Plus $.10 per copy and postage.

All proceeds are used to
obtain additional research materials for the library.
Please include a long self-addressed, stamped
envelope with  for your reply. Each request should state
exactly what information is desired. Family charts and any
information you have should be included. The more
information we receive, the easier we can locate the
information you need and can prevent us from
duplicating the information you already have. The
minimum donation should be included with the
request and advise us of the limit you wish to spend 10c page + postage.
We will bill you the remainder, up to your limit, if the
research takes more than one hour. We get a lot of
research requests, and your research will be done as
soon as possible.

The Poteau Valley Genealogical Society membership year is January 1 - December 31. Those joining after January will receive all back issues for that year. Members receive The LeFlore County Heritage published in January, April, July, October. Dues are as follows: Individual -$15.00, Family- $20.00, Individual Life - $200.00, Family Life - $250.00.


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Cities and towns
* Arkoma * Big Cedar * Bokoshe * Cameron * Cowlington * Fanshawe (part)
* Fort Coffee * Heavener * Hodgen * Howe * Le Flore * Monroe * Muse
  * Panama * Pocola * Poteau * Rock Island * Shady Point
* Skullyville * Spiro * Talihina * Wister * Whitesboro



 Native American


Death Records

Family Bibles

Church Histories / Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Surrounding Counties
*Sequoyah County, (north)
*Sebastian County, Arkansas

*Scott County, Arkansas
*Polk County, Arkansas
*McCurten County (south)
*Pushmataha County (southwest)
 *Latimer County (west)
*Haskell County (northwest)

Contact Information

Postal address
206 So. McKenna Poteau Ok. 74953
Electronic mail

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