The Resource Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered

Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered

Label
Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered, 1836-1953 (bulk 1861-1953)
Title
Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered
Inclusive dates
1836-1953 (bulk 1861-1953)
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered, 1836-1953 (bulk 1861-1953), include three boxes of commissions, polls, affidavits and reports for the period 1836-1854 and 1861-1941. There are list of voters in the books Permanent Poll of Voters, 1902-1903 and Voter Registration Book, Colored, 1905-1908. There are thirty five list of Colored Voters for the years 1892-1953. There are and eighty three List of White Voters for the years 1884-1952 and four undated list. The Lists of Voters are from the Precincts of Bentonville; Bowman; Browntown; Cedarville; Fork Union; Front Royal; Front Royal, North; Front Royal, South; Keller's School; Leary's School; Linden; Milldale; Reliance; Riverton; Rockland; and Waterlick. These precincts were in the Magisterial Districts of Cedarville, Fork, Front Royal, and South River
  • Warren County lists of registered voters consist of the individual rolls of registered voters both colored and white. Rolls also include names of women who registered following passage of Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. Information found in the rolls includes date of registration; number of registered voter; name of registered voter; date of birth; age; occupation; residence; length of residence in state, county, and precinct; whether exempt from poll tax; if naturalized, and if so, date of papers and by what court issued; if transferred from another precinct, and if so, when and to what precinct
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Biographical or historical data
  • Warren County was named forJoseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836.
  • The 1902 voter registration books were created following the passage of the 1902 Virginia state constitution. The purpose of the 1902 state constitution was to maintain white suffrage while eliminating African-American voters by means of literacy tests as well as property and poll tax requirements.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment was granted the right to vote to women. It was proposed on June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920.
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Label
Warren County (Va.) Lists of Voters Registered
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County
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Extent
  • 1.05
  • 120
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