West Virginia Voter Registers - FamilySearch Historical Records
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West Virginia Voter Registers, 1866-1890
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|West Virginia, |
|Flag of West Virginia|
|Location of West Virginia|
|Record Type||Voter Registers|
|Fayette County Clerk, West Virgina|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Index of voter registers from Fayette (1866-1872), Harrison (1866), and Randolph (1890) counties.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
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- How Long a Resident, State, County
- Place of Birth
- Place of Naturalization (Date of Papers and Court)
- Date Registered
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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]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in West Virginia.
- West Virginia Guided Research
- West Virginia Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
Fayette[edit | edit source]
- List of male persons between the ages of eighteen and forty-five : 1872
- Names of persons voting and tally of votes : 1867
- Poll books : 1890
- Register of name of voters : 1866
Randolph[edit | edit source]
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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