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Yearly voting registers list the persons who were eligible to vote{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]]| link2=[[United States Voting Records|U. Male citizens over the age of 21 were eligible to voteS. Women will be listed only after 1920. County registers may be available from about 1900. For immigrantsVoting Records]]| link3=[[Alabama, the records sometimes mention the date and court of United States Genealogy|Alabama]]| link4=| link5=[[Alabama Naturalization and CitizenshipVoting Records|naturalizationVoting Records]]}}{{AL-sidebar}}==Online Resources==*'''1867''': [https://www. They are arranged by precinct and are not alphabeticalancestry. They give the person’s namecom/search/collections/60968/ Alabama, ageVoter Registration, precinct1867] at Ancestry.com - index and images==Voting Rights History==*'''By 1856''': Universal white male suffrage<ref>Wikipedia contributors, post office, and date "Timeline of birth and include voting rights in the years the poll tax was paid. Sometimes the record may indicate "deceasedUnited States," in "movedWikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," "gone," or "out of countyhttps://en.wikipedia." The Family History Library has microfilms of many of these county recordsorg/wiki/Timeline_of_voting_rights_in_the_United_States, sometimes to the 1940saccessed 2 February 2020. For example: </ref> Alabama. Probate Court (De Kalb County). *'''1870'Alphabetical List of Registered Voters, 1902–1930.'' Salt Lake City: The 15th Amendment is passed and prohibits restricting suffrage based on race<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Black suffrage, Utah" in "Wikipedia: Genealogical Society of Utahthe Free Encyclopedia, 1990" https://en. (Family History Library {{FHL|1672913}}wikipedia.) These records are arranged by yearorg/wiki/Black_suffrage#United_States, location, and then surnameaccessed 2 February 2020. They include the name of the voter</ref>*'''Early 1890s''': Jim Crow Laws passed to revoke African-Americans right to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors, and usually the age"Black suffrage, 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/wiki/Black_suffrage#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog]United_States, accessed 2 February 2020. <br/ref>  The [http*'''1920''': Women are given the right to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Women's suffrage in the United States," in "Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," https://wwwen.archiveswikipedia.alabamaorg/wiki/Women%27s_suffrage_in_the_United_States, accessed 2 February 2020.gov</ Alabama Department ref>*'''1965''': The Voting Rights Act passes; African-Americans are given back the right to vote<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Voting Rights Act of Archives &amp; History] created an [http1965," in "Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia," https://wwwen.archiveswikipedia.alabama.govorg/voterregwiki/indexVoting_Rights_Act_of_1965, accessed 2 February 2020.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.<br>  <br> <div id=under "refHTMLVoting Registers"></div> <br> ==References=={{Alabama|Alabamareflist}}  [[Category:Alabama|Voting, United States]] [[Category:Voting_Registers]]
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