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| link5=[[Alabama Voting Records|Voting Records]]}}  {| style="float:right; margin{AL-right:50px"|-| style="padding-right:0px"||[[Image:Old ballot box.jpg|250px|Old ballot box.jpg]]|sidebar}} ==Online resources Resources== *'''1867''': [httphttps://www.archivesancestry.alabama.govcom/search/collections/voterreg60968/search.cfm Web: Alabama, Voter Registration Records, 1867]at Ancestry. Index com - index and images. == Voting Registers Rights History==Yearly *'''By 1856''': Universal white male suffrage<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Timeline of voting registers list rights in the persons who were eligible to vote. Male citizens over United States," in "Wikipedia: the age of 21 were eligible to voteFree Encyclopedia,"https://en. Women will be listed only after 1920wikipedia. County registers may be available from about 1900. For immigrantsorg/wiki/Timeline_of_voting_rights_in_the_United_States, the records sometimes mention the date and court of [[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|naturalization]]accessed 2 February 2020. They are arranged by precinct </ref>*'''1870''': The 15th Amendment is passed and are not alphabetical. They give the person’s nameprohibits restricting suffrage based on race<ref>Wikipedia contributors, age"Black suffrage, precinct" in "Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, post office" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_suffrage#United_States, and date of birth and include the years the poll tax was paidaccessed 2 February 2020. Sometimes the record may indicate "deceased</ref>*'''Early 1890s''': Jim Crow Laws passed to revoke African-Americans right to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors," "movedBlack suffrage," in "goneWikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," or "out of countyhttps://en.wikipedia." The Family History Library has microfilms of many of these county recordsorg/wiki/Black_suffrage#United_States, sometimes to the 1940saccessed 2 February 2020. For example</ref>*'''1920''':{{FHL| 1672913}}. These records Women are arranged by year, location, and then surname. They include given the name of the voterright to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors, and usually "Women's suffrage in the ageUnited States, precinct or ward, and post office. Beginning " in 1908, "Wikipedia: the records usually give the exact date of birth.  To locate voter registersFree Encyclopedia, search for the specific county using the Place Search&nbsp;of the [" https://familysearchen.wikipedia.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog]wiki/Women%27s_suffrage_in_the_United_States, accessed 2 February 2020. <br/ref>  *'''1965''': The [httpVoting Rights Act passes; African-Americans are given back the right to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Voting Rights Act of 1965," in "Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," https://wwwen.archiveswikipedia.alabama.gov/ Alabama Department of Archives &amp; History] created an [http:org/wiki/wwwVoting_Rights_Act_of_1965, accessed 2 February 2020.archives.alabama.gov</voterreg/index.cfm 1867 ref>==What Can be Found in the Records==For more information about how Voter Registration DatabaseRecords can help your genealogical research see [[United States Voting Records|United States Voting Records]] on-line.&nbsp;Currently all entries for Wilcox<br>'''Voting records often contain''':*Name*Birth place*Residence*Years living in city, Winstoncounty, Walkerstate*Whether naturalized, Tuscaloosadate, Tallapoosa, Talladega, Sumter, Stcourt <br>==How to Find Voter Records==Most voter records were kept on the county level (for New England states this should be town level). Clair, Shelby, Russell, Pike, Pickens, Perry, Morgan, Montgomery, Mobile, Marshall, Marengo, Madison, Macon, Lawrence, Lee, Jackson, Jefferson, Jones To see what FamilySearch has for your county (now Lamartown), Henry, Greene, Fayette, Franklin, Elmore, Etowah, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Crenshaw, Conecuh, Covington, Coosa, Colbert, Cleburne and Blaine Counties are available. of research follow these steps: The books for *Go to the following counties were severely damaged from mold[https: Dallas; Franklin; Lauderdale; Limestone; Lowndes; Monroe; Randolph; and Washington//www. Some information may be missing due to the extent of the mold damagefamilysearch.&nbsp;  The volumes are significant genealogical records as this is one of org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog] and in the first statewide government documents that record African-American males living place field type in Alabama. Because no index existed for individual volumes or for the records as a whole*Go to United States, Alabama*Once there, click on "Places within United States, and because of Alabama"*Select the deteriorating condition county that contains your town of the interest*If FamilySearch has voter recordsfor your county, in 2004 ADAH staff began scanning the documents and keying the data from each entry into a computer database. When a successful search retrieves a name from the database, an image of the page where the entry resides they will also be available for your use. <div id=under "refHTMLVoting Registers"></div> ==References=={{reflist}}[[Category:Alabama, United States|Voting]] [[Category:Voting_Registers]]
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