Roger Mills County was part of the original Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation and opened for white settlement by a Land Run on April 19, 1892. Part of present-day Roger Mills County was known as F County, and part was originally in E County (which became old Day County) The people chose the name Roger Mills in a November 1893 election, honoring Roger Q. Mills, a popular Texas statesman. Cheyenne, the county seat, was named for the Cheyenne Indians and had a population of 50 by nightfall on April 19, 1892.

See a more detailed history of Roger Mills County

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Cemeteries  List of all cemeteries in Roger Mills County together with names of those buried.
Marriage Index
  From 1893 to 2009 (2010-2014 coming soon) listed alphabetically Grooms & Brides, including Day County
Early Schools
  Listing of all schools in our county including a brief history and pictures where available.
Newspaper Summaries
  Brief news compiled from the “Local and Personal Columns”

If you do not get any search results with the first Obituary link below please try the Ancestry Board listings.

Obituaries  Memorial items of deceased people who had a Roger Mills connection
Obituaries (Ancestry Board listings) Search obituaries of people with a Roger Mills County connection dating back to 1894.
(If you should encounter ancestry subscription ad, please hit your back button and click on this link once again and the message board will appear for your searching)
Queries Board
– A message board for posting or searching queries pertinent to Roger Mills County.
Towns/Communities
  Present and past towns and communities in the county with a history of each.
Books/Media
  List of books about Roger Mills County.  Some books are for sale.
Family Research
  List of Family Names which have a county connection with an EMAIL address or WEBLINK for further research.
Land Runners
  Participants from the Texas line in the Cheyenne & Arapaho Land Run on April 19, 1892.
Contacts/Addresses
  Contact information for organizations in Roger Mills County that aid in genealogy research.
Cheyenne Businesses
 List of businesses in and around Cheyenne, OK
Cheyenne School
Articles about the Cheyenne School
Creeks/Rivers
Rivers, creeks and streams of Roger Mills County
Biographical Sketches
Sketches of people in Roger Mills County
Final Proofs List of people who made Final Proofs in RMC between 1895-1900
Historical Buildings Roger Mills County historical buildings

NEW Maps of Roger Mills & Day Counties (1903-1920s)

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Oklahoma Land Openings
  Information about the land runs in Oklahoma in the late 1800s.
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Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce  Current businesses, attractions, recreation, demographics, etc. in Cheyenne and the county.
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site
  Information about the battle site and Cultural Heritage Center.
A Roger Mills County Website
  Information and pictures of Roger Mills County today, including recreation, museums, & major events.

OKGenWeb/ITGenWeb Adjoining Counties Websites

Dewey Dewey County Genealogy of the OKGenWeb Project
Ellis Ellis County Genealogy website
Custer Custer County Genealogy site
Beckham Beckham County, OK Genealogy
Washita Washita County Genealogy

 

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