Arizona, Cochise County, Voting Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Arizona, Cochise County, Voting Records, 1882-1932
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|Cochise, Arizona, |
|Flag of Arizona|
|Location of Cochise County, Arizona|
|Location of Arizona|
|Record Type||Voting Records|
|Arizona Deprtment of Libraries, Archives and Public Records|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This publication consists of voting records known as Great Registers from the County Recorder in Cochise County, Arizona for the years 1882 through 1932. The microfilm of the original records and photocopy of the typescript it located at the Cochise County Courthouse in Bisbee, Arizona. The register for 1898 is missing and was not microfilmed. More records may be added as they become available.
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Collection Content[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Country of Nativity
- Local Residence
- Naturalized: Date, Place, By What Court
- Date of Registration
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
- Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Arizona.
- Arizona Voting Registers
- Arizona Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1910 | 1900-Present
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Great register, Cochise County, 1881-1910; Cochise County, Arizona, 1912-1926; index to great register, 1922-1932.
- Record of declaration of intention, 1913-1958.
- Petition and record for naturalization, 1912-1947.
- Naturalization stubs, ca 1881 - 1993
- Naturalizations 1884 -1914 US District Court
Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]
- Arizona State Genealogical Society.Great register of voters, county of Cochise, territory of Arizona, 1890.
- Great register of the county of Cochise, Territory of Arizona, for the year 1884
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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