Garvin County
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Garvin County
County Seat -
Pauls Valley
 

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Welcome to Garvin County.  I am Jeff Smith the County Coordinator. 
If you have any questions please email me and I will try to help you. 
I do not live in the county so I am unable to do local research. Check with Local Volunteers.

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1844 - 1908
Garvin County's
namesake
See Garvin info


Garvin County was originally a part of Pickens and Pontotoc County Districts of the Chickasaw Nation.
The dividing line was the Washita River, so most of the current Garvin County was in the Pickens District. The division into smaller counties came in 1907 with statehood and formally permitted non-native settlement. However, even before non-native settlement was permitted in the Chickasaw Nation, the illegal non-native settlers far outnumbered the Chickasaw people. Only a small number of non-natives had formal permission to reside in the Nation, usually because they had professional services to offer that the Nation wanted to have available. Because of rapidity of settlement and the sheer numbers involved, however, only a small percentage of the "intruders", as the illegal's were known, were ever formally prosecuted and therefore appear on the Intruder Rolls of the
Chickasaw Nation, IT


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1809 - 1893
Pauls Valley's
namesake
See Paul info

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Garvin Genealogy Web Site at Genealogy Trails

Awards
Biographies
Births Taken From Garvin Co. Newspapers
Census
    1930 Census

Churches

Business Directories
   1893 Pauls Valley & Paoli
   1909-1910 Pauls Valley & Paoli
Doctors
Indian Pioneer Papers
County Pioneers
Funeral Homes
Historical Pictures
Libraries

Marsha Miller Collection
Marriages
Memories
Miscellaneous

Family Information, etc.
County Genealogies
Family Group Sheets
Newspapers

Additional Links

Oklahoma Pioneer Papers
Photos
Stories from the Heart
Shootings
Surnames/Post Garvin County Surnames
Towns
Township Map

Veterans
Wills/Legal Documents with Garvin County Ties
Wynnewood Confederate Veterans   Listing by Michael Grissom

Research site for garvin County at Rootsweb
Ancestry.com - Message Board
Gen Forum - Message Board

Carolyn Mackey Byrum's Genealogy Site Link list

Communities of Garvin County

Antioch Elmore City Hennepin Katie Maysville Pauls Valley Purdy Tussy Whitebead
Foster Erin Springs   Lindsay Paoli Pernell Stratford Wallville Wynnewood

Neighboring Counties

Grady County Carter county Stephens county Pontotoc County McClain County Murray county

This page was last updated on 07/08/13 
 

 

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