Ivory Coast, Electoral Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Records
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Citation for This Collection
- 4 How to Use the Record
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 Contributions to This Article
- 8 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Records
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This collection contains images of miscellaneous electoral registers for the Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire). Availability of records is largely dependent on locality.
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Electoral Register file
Key genealogical facts found in the Electoral Registers generally include the following information:
- Name of registered person
- Date and place of birth
- Arrival Date
Citation for This Collection
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- Ivory Coast. National Archives. Electoral Records. National Archives of Côte d'Ivoire. Abidjan.
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How to Use the Record
In order to use this record, you need to know the following information:
- Ancestor's name
- Ancestor's residence at the time of register
If you have found the information you are looking for:
- You can take the residence at the time of the register and look through the censuses to find their family, if they have any.
- When you find their birth date, look through the births and christenings records for the names of the parents.
- 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.
Can't find your ancestor? Try the following:
- 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.
To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Municipality” ⇒Select the “Record Type” ⇒Select the “Date Range and Volume” which takes you to the images.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.