Mayes County


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Mayes County District Court
1 Court Place
Pryor, OK 74316-1018
(918) 825-2185

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Mayes County, Oklahoma, located in the northeastern part of the state, was named in honor of Ex-chief Samuel Houston Mayes, who is now living in Pryor. All of the land comprising Mayes County was formerly a part of the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, with the exception of one township on the south, being a part of the Creek Nation. Mayes County enjoys a citizenship second to none in the state, for the reason that the Cherokee Nation played such an important part in the history making of Oklahoma, and that part of the Cherokee Nation that is now Mayes County furnished a liberal share of the history making of the Cherokee Nation.

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Some Good reading
"The Mayes" by John Bartlett Meserve from
The Chronicles of Oklahoma 

Family Group Sheets/Family Histories 

Marriage Records 

In Memoriam of Pryor School Boys  

County Pioneers

Nice Places of the County

Surnames (Opened 2012)

 Past and Present, Of mayes County, by Section/township/range

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Neighboring Counties


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Cherokee CC: Terrill White
Rogers CC: Jeff Smith
Wagoner CC: Jeff Smith

This page was last updated on 06/17/15

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