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Atoka, OK

Hello: My name is Ruth Atteberry Adams, a native of Atoka County, OK.
Welcome To My Little Corner Of The World. Please be patient with me, this page is under re-construction so that it will be more user friendly. You will find that this county site does not contain any frills. My goal is to devote my time gathering information that will be helpful to those researching their ancestors in Atoka County. Please keep in mind, while visiting this web site, that these electronic pages may NOT be reproduced for any reason in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons without the written consent of the contributor, or the legal representative of the submitter. USGenNet is the only Non-Profit Genealogy organization on the Internet, and operates strictly on donations. If you find something helpful on this site, you might consider making a contribution to
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Past and Present Towns and Communities Within Atoka County
Atoka is the County Seat.

Many of the communities listed below are not found in reference books. This information has been stolen and placed on another web site by someone in CA. My eldest sister gave me this information from memory, and it is not contained in any book(s).

Bentley Bethany Blackjack Bruno Burg
Boehler Caney Centerpoint Chockie Cook
Crystal Daisy Dok East Allison East Talico
Flora Farris Forrest Hill Fugate Goss
Grassy Lake Half Bank Crossing Harmony Hickory Hill High Hill
Hopewell Iron Stob Lane Limestone Gap Lone Pine
Mayers Chapel McGee Valley Mt. Carmel Mt. Olive Negro Bend
New Hope Nix Old Farris Patapoe Payton Crossing
Pine Springs Plainview Pleasant Hill Redden Reynolds
Rock Springs Standing Rock 1 Standing Rock 2 Star Stringtown
Taloah Tushka Valley View Voca Wards Chapel
Wardville Webster Wesley West Allison West Telico
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Newspaper The Atoka County Times, a weekly Newspaper, is located at 1004 W. 13th Street-Atoka, OK. 74525-3435.

The telephone number is 1-580-889-3319. The yearly out of town subscription is $45.00, and the office contact person is Linda.

Oklahoma Newspapers List At Oklahoma Historical Society

Funeral Homes:

Atoka Funeral Home 1000 W Liberty Rd, Atoka, OK 74525 Phone: (580)-889-3322   Fax: 580-889-6424
Location: On the highway that leads to Coalgate northwest of Atoka on the south side of the highway.
Owner: Ron McGue. Ron is an Atoka native, and son of the late Dorothy COOK McGue and Paul McGue. Dorothy, Ron's mom, grew up in the Standing Rock Community where I was born. The Cook family lived just east of our place, their farm adjoined Thomas and Ruth Graham's farm. The Atoka Funeral Home is family owned, it is not part of a conglomerate.
Holdings: Coffee & Keith Funeral Home Records, and records back to 1912.

Browns Funeral Service   800 W 13th St, Atoka, OK 74525
Location: Highway 7 West off Hwy. 69; it is on the south side of the highway.
Owner: Eddie Brown & family. The Browns own funeral homes in the surrounding counties. It is a family owned business. Area code: 580-889-9339  Fax 580-889-9364    
Please Note: The Toll Free number found on other web sites is not to be used for genealogy purposes. It is for business only. You may click on Browns Funeral Service and it will take you to their web site.

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1890 Oklahoma Territory Index
1895 Atlas and More
1790 Census Online
Abe Zweigel-Atoka Pioneer
AHS Yearbooks
Atoka Jr. High Yearbook
American Indians
Atoka Chamber of Commerce
Atoka City
Atoka City Official Web Site
Atoka Future Events
Atoka Lawmen and Officials 1907
Atoka Shootout
Atoka County Cemeteries Photos of 7 cemetery headstones coming soon.
Atoka Co.Commissioners
Atoka County Library
Atoka County Marriages
Atoka County Obits
Atoka County Surnames
Atoka County Query Board
Atoka County Pioneer Denton, James
Atoka County Pioneer Dodds, Minnie Lou Effie Johnson
Atoka County Pioneer Johnson, James R.
Atoka County Pioneer Robinson, Thomas T.
Atoka County Pioneer Thompson, James Martin
Atoka County Post Offices Past and Present
Atoka County School Photos
Birth/Death Certificate Printable Forms
Brick Wall
Boggy Depot I. T. - Ebenezer Baptist Church of Christ New, Oct. 23, 2005
Boggy Depot I. T. - Church Minutes New, Nov. 06, 2005
Bryan County Heritage Association
Brown's Funeral Service
Caney Leader (excerpts from 1910 through 1915)
Chickasaw Nation Marriages
Choctaw Code Talkers
Choctaw Nation Map
Choctaw Nation Marriages
Choctaw Web-1885 Choctaw Census and Much More
Citizenship Deposition of Mahala Asher Marcum
Civil War Black Soldiers(Names of soldiers.)
Confederate Memorial Museum
Confederate Memorial Museum Official Site
Divorces Added-July 02, 2003
Educational Opportunities
Family Bibles
Family Search-LDS
Family Sites
Family Reunions
Fighting Men of Atoka County
Folsom, Julius C. - Manslaugher Trial Added - August 23, 2003
Freedmen Of The Five Civilized Tribes - Black Indians
Genealogical Resources and Researchers
Harmony School 1910
Historic Sites in Atoka
History of Oklahoma
How To Get Started Plus, Final Dawes Rolls 1889-1914
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Indian Affairs-Laws & Treaties New-May 11, 2003
Indian Territory Newspaper - Atoka 1899
Lake Atoka
Lane Frost
Laster/Laseter/Lassiter Photo New!
Lawrence Family of Stringtown 1880
Lemuel Peirson-A True Story
Limestone Gap
Marriage License
Military and Vital Records
Moore Family School Census, Redden, OK 1940
Newspapers, Periodicals and Newsletters
Oklahoma Newspapers List At Oklahoma Historical Society
Oklahoma Public Library Directory
Reynolds, Oklahoma--The Hiram Calvin Reynolds Story
Shelton Family
Simpson Family Headstones - Added August 29, 2003
Strange Names of Towns in OK
Stringtown Yearbook
Tax Records and Court Records
Tribute To Mildred Toaz
US GenWeb 1910 Atoka Co. Census
US Genweb
Veterans of Atoka County

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