Our Genealogical Helper for Noxie ...
We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:
- That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
- That it also helps us to understand the community which surrounded our ancestors and that was part of their daily lives.
By learning about Noxie (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.
As we organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Noxie. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.
It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.
Websites to Help Your Genealogy Research ...
When we do our genealogical research, we begin with Cyndi's List, FamilySearch or the UsGenWeb Project. These professional websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.
To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Noxie:
For pages that are specific to Oklahoma:
These pages are specific to Nowata County:
Genealogy information for the nearby counties:
Cemetery Information and Directories for Oklahoma:
Cemeteries Near Noxie ...
Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Noxie.
This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.
If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see above).
If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see it right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.
Covering a larger area and in alphabetical order, we have a Cemetery List for Noxie.
Nearby Communities in 1895 ...
We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<2>
While we didn't find Noxie in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Noxie.
These communities are listed based on their distance from Noxie, with the one closest to Noxie listed first.
| Dearing (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Noxie |
| - || Dearing had a post office and no railroad service |
| Tyro (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Noxie |
| - || Tyro had a post office and railroad service |
| Coffeyville (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Noxie |
| - || 1895 population of 2,282 people (with 9,993 people in 2012) |
| - || Coffeyville had a post office and railroad service |
| Jefferson (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Noxie |
| - || Jefferson had a post office and railroad service |
| Caney (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Noxie |
| - || 1895 population of 542 people (with 2,155 people in 2012) |
| - || Caney had a post office and railroad service |
| Bolton (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Noxie |
| - || Bolton had a post office and railroad service |
| Wayside (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Noxie |
| - || 1895 population of 21 people |
| - || Wayside had a post office and railroad service |
| Liberty (KS) [Map] |
| - || Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Noxie |
| - || 1895 population of 344 people (with 120 people in 2012) |
| - || Liberty had a post office and railroad service |
We've created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Noxie. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Noxie in the 1890's.
Neighboring Counties ...
When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.
For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.
So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived: their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't expanded our search to the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.
If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.
Noxie is located in Nowata County.
The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Nowata County: Labette (KS), Montgomery (KS), Craig, Rogers & Washington.
Below are the counties that are near Noxie. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Noxie. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Noxie and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>:
For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Noxie, see our County-by-County Page for Noxie.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Noxie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Noxie:
|<1>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins at Noxie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Noxie) to Point B.|
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|<2>||We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Noxie, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Noxie.