Source Information

Ancestry.com. Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Marriage, Citizenship and Census Records, 1841-1927 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data:

Indian Marriage and Other Records, 1850–1920. Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

About Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Marriage, Citizenship and Census Records, 1841-1927

This collection contains various American Indian records held by the Oklahoma Historical Society. Among the tribes and nations included in the records are Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Kiowa, Quapaw, Sac and Fox, Arapaho, Shawnee, and Cheyenne. Records include marriage licenses, certificates, marriage cards, affidavits, census, citizenship, and enrollment records. Details vary according to record type. Most marriage records will include at least

  • name
  • marriage date and place
  • spouse

Other records may list age, gender, parents’ names, previous marriages, tribe or citizenship, blood or nationality, or other details.