The Resource Fairfax County (Va.) Roll of Registered Voters, 1902-1903
- Fairfax County (Va.) Roll of Registered Voters, 1902-1903
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- African Americans -- Virginia | Fairfax County
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- Fairfax County Roll of Registered Voters, records the roll of registered voters in Fairfax County. The volume is divided by precincts: Accotink, Annandale, Bayliss, Burke's Station, Centreville, Clifton, Dranesville, Court House, Falls Church, Forestville, Gumspring, Herndon, Langley, The Lick, Moore's, Pullman's, Swetnam's, Thompson's, Vienna, Well's Store, West End, Wiehle, and Woodyards; and within each precinct on the basis of color. Information found in the volumes 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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- Fairfax County was named for Thomas Fairfax, sixth baron Fairfax of Cameron, proprietor of the Northern Neck. It was formed from Prince William County in 1742.
- The 1902 voter registration books were created following the passage of the 1902 Virginia state constitution. The purpose of the 1902 state constitiution was to maintain white suffrage while eliminating African-American voters by means of literacy tests as well as property and poll tax requirements.
- Original wills and deeds as well as many other loose papers were destroyed during the Civil War; deed books for twenty-six of the fifty-six years between 1763 and 1819 are missing. Numerous pre–Civil War minute books are missing as well.
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- Location of other archival material
- Fairfax County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Fairfax County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
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