Ty Wilson, Founder of Cherokees for Black Indian History Preservation Foundation
Grant Foreman Room of the Muskogee Public Library
All Society meetings are free and open to the public. The regular meeting is the 4th Thursday of each month (except July and August) at 6:00 p.m. in the Grant Foreman Room of the Muskogee Public Library, unless announced otherwise.
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Whether you have Muskogee County ancestors or have no family connection to Muskogee County or even Oklahoma, you will find extensive support for your genealogy and family history research at the Muskogee County Genealogical Society (MCGS).
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Spaulding Institute (above) aka Spaulding Female College was built by the Methodists in 1901. The building had a long and interesting history before it was demolished by the City of Muskogee in 1965. More information is available in Muskogee Public Library's Local History & Genealogy Department.
The Local History & Genealogy Department has one of the largest genealogical collections in Northeastern Oklahoma. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is experienced in all areas of research including Native American and Freedman research. The department has the Dawes Rolls, enrollment cards, applications and other rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes as well as local newspapers, and court records. Visit their website for databases you can search from home using your MPL library card. MPL is an affiliate of FamilySearch.com. There are other databases available only on computers in the department.