Welcome to Cherokee County,
Oklahoma Genealogy Trails!

Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This county is available for adoption!

If you are interested in joining Genealogy Trails
as the host of any of our county websites,
view our
Volunteer Page for all the ins and outs of becoming a host.

(Enough knowledge to make a basic webpage and a desire to transcribe data is required)

Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for our sites!!!

We would very much like to make you part of this project.
If you have information that you'd like to share about any town, family, county or subject,
please send it to us and we'll make sure it gets posted to the right county.

Types of Data We're Looking to Post Online
Send transcribedbiographies, obituaries, vital records, census records, newspaper gleanings, military records, or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed those names and dates,and any other type of data you think would be helpful to researchers

Email Us with your Data

Regretfully, we do not have time to do research for anybody.

All data we come across will be added to these site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again
to view the updates we make to these sites.

Oklahoma County Data
Select a County Site to visit:

Founded in 1907
Tahlequah is the County Seat
Cities and Townships


Briggs; Dry Creek; Eldon; Fort Gibson; Hulbert; Keys; Lost City; Oaks; Park Hill; Peggs; Pettit; Scraper; Shady Grove; Tahlequah; Tenkiller; Welling; Woodall; Zeb


Cherokee County, Oklahoma Data





Church Records

Clubs / Organizations

County History

County Records




Newspaper Articles


School Records


Wills / Probate Records


August 2018 - Cemeteries - New Hope Cemetery

June 2018 - News - Weather - Peggs Tornado 1920

March 2018 - Libraries - 1 was added

February 2018 - Cemeteries - 2 were added - these were really added in 2016 however, they weren't on the list for 2018 when I looked, so I linked them.

April 2017 - News - Rufus Swimmer's Neck Broken


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