User:Heidipeart/Sandbox/South Carolina, County Voter Registration Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
- 6 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains voter registration records for York and Williamsburg counties in South Carolina for years 1882-1895. Microfilm of original York County voter registration records is housed in the York County courthouse, York, South Carolina. Microfilm of original Williamsburg voter registration records is housed in the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina.
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 voter
- Age of voter
- Date of registration
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of ancestor
- Place of residence
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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]
- Search for vital records such as birth, marriage, and death on the state and county level
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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