A Guide to the Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869 Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869 1098627

A Guide to the Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869

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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1098627
Title
Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869
Physical Characteristics
1 v.
Collector
Madison County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869. Local government records collection, Madison County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Madison County.


Historical Information

Madison County was named for James Madison, a prominent Virginian and a member of Congress in 1792 when the county was formed from Culpeper County.

Scope and Content

Madison County (Va.) List of Voters Registered Without Challenge, 1867-1869, records the names of individuals who resided in the third district of Madison County who did or did not qualify to vote under the suffrage qualifications found in the Reconstruction Acts of 1867-1868. The list of names are divided by race (white and colored.) Information found in the list of qualified voters includes name of registered voter, age, occupation, length of residence in the state, length of residence in the district, and where born. The volume also includes comments stating why voters were removed from the list after registering because they had relocated out of the county or district, underage, or mentally incompetent. Information found in the list of disqualified voters includes the name of individual, age, occupation, length of residence in the state, length of residence in the district, where born, and reason for disqualification. The volume also includes a certification of the 1867 election to send delegates to the 1867-1868 state constitutional convention signed by the board of registration.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Madison County (Va.) Circuit Court
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans -- History -- 1863-1677.
  • African Americans -- Suffrage.
  • African Americans -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Political rights, Loss of -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Suffrage -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Madison County (Va.) -- Genealogy.
  • Madison County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Election records -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Madison County.
  • Voters' lists -- Virginia -- Madison County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Madison County (Va.) -- Genealogy.
  • Madison County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.