Ivory Coast, Electoral Registers - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast
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Record Description
Record Type: Electoral register
Collection years: 1927-1960
Languages: French
Title in the Language: Côte d'Ivoire, listes électorales
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Related Websites
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National Archives of Ivory Coast


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records from the years 1927-1960. The records include images of miscellaneous electoral registers for the Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire). Availability of records is largely dependent on locality.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in French. For help reading the records, see French Genealogical Word List and France Languages.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of registered person
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Arrival Date
  • Residence
  • Names of family members

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year and place of residence
  • Municipality

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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View the Images[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add the new information to your records
  • You can take the residence at the time of the register and look through the censuses to find their family, if they have any.
  • You can look at the arrival date and look through the naturalization papers for the place of birth, name of spouse, names of children, and names of parents.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look through the indexes for a nickname or a shortened version of the name (i.e. George, Geo.)
  • Search the censuses to get a clue of where your ancestors residence is at the time of the election.

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Ivory Coast.

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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