A Guide to the Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955 Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955 0007448792

A Guide to the Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955

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Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955
Physical Characteristics
1 v.
Caroline County (Va.) Voting Registrar
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955. Local government records collection, Caroline County Election Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer under the accession number 50974.

Historical Information

Caroline County was named for Caroline of Anspach, consort of George II. It was formed from Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties in 1728, and additional parts of King and Queen were added in 1742 and 1762.

Most loose records and deed books prior to 1836 and will books prior to 1853 were stolen, mutilated, and/or destroyed by Union troops who ransacked the courthouse in May 1864. A near-complete run of order books exists.

Scope and Content

Caroline County (Va.) Poll tax list, 1955, records by district the names of white and colored voters who paid the poll tax for the years 1952, 1953, and 1954.

Related Material

See the Lost Records Localities Digital Collection available at Virginia Memory.

For more information and a listing of lost records localities see Lost Records research note .

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Caroline County (Va.) Voting Registrar
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans--History--1877-1964
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • African Americans--Virginia--Caroline County
  • Poll tax--Virginia--Caroline County
  • Suffrage--Virginia--Caroline County
  • Geographical Names:

  • Caroline County (Va.)--Genealogy
  • Caroline County (Va.)--History--20th century
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Election records--Virginia--Caroine County
  • Local government records--Virginia--Caroline County
  • Voters' lists--Virginia--Caroline County

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Caroline County (Va.)--Genealogy
  • Caroline County (Va.)--History--20th century