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Ancestry Adds the California Voter Registers Database

Database: California Voter Registers, 1866–1898 Records: 3,682,335 Last Update: 21 July 2011 Know as the Great Registers, an 1866 law required all counties in California to create a list of names by district of eligible voters. At that time, eligible voters meant most men 21 years of age and older, with some exceptions over time […]

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The 1892 Great Register of Voters for Los Angeles County, CA

The following news release was written by SCGS staff: The Southern California Genealogical Society announces the publication of a new index publication, the 1892 Great Register of Voters for Los Angeles County, California. The index contains more than 27,500 records. Of these, approximately 12,000 resided in the City of Los Angeles and the remaining 15,500 […]

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The 1867 Alabama Voter Registration Database & Digitized Images Online

Voter registration records have long been used by genealogists – most often considered as an added proof of residence in a community, but also useful in establishing length of that residence and nativity. The Alabama Department of Archives and History has been posting the 1867 Alabama Voter Registrations for some time. It’s a major project, […]

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