English Culture, History, Statistics,
People & Events in Oklahoma

Cultural awareness
Those with British ancestry living in Oklahoma say the cultures of the two countries are similar, but also different in many ways.
English-born American Citizen Ian Hughes with his American wife and children. STAFF PHOTO BY DAVID CHRISTOPHER
English-born American Citizen Ian Hughes with his American wife and children. STAFF PHOTO BY DAVID CHRISTOPHER

English People in Oklahoma: Ian Hughes

Updated: Mon, Jun 28, 2010

TULSA — Changing schools can be tough for any child, but moving from a small town in the north of England to Tulsa, OK, was especially hard on the 9-year-old Ian Hughes.

English Culture in Oklahoma

Updated: Mon, Jun 28, 2010

The English are famed for their dry wit. When asked if her heritage fits well into Oklahoma’s culture, English-born Tulsan Jean Conway answered, “What culture?” She’s just as irreverent about England, which she left in 1955 to marry an American against the wishes of her parents.

The History of English People in Oklahoma

Updated: Mon, Jun 28, 2010

The English Cattle Ranch and Land Company sent British immigrants to run and work on ranches they established on leased Indian reservation land in the 1880s. A number of English natives and their descendants took part in the land runs.

English Ancestry in Oklahoma Statistics

Updated: Mon, Jun 28, 2010

2006-2008 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates for Oklahomans with English Ancestry



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