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=== Voter's Registrations of 1867  ===
The 1867 Voter Registration includes names of voters who registered in the period between 1867 and 1869. In cases where African Americans registered, their race is specified as "colored." &nbsp;Voter's registrations are among the few records which document African American males prior to 1870. &nbsp;The following information is included:&nbsp;
Name<br>Place of residence<br>Precinct<br>Length of residence (in state, in county, in precinct)<br>Native country or state<br>If naturalized, how, when, and where<br>General Remarks--race is noted when the registrant was "colored"<br>
The records are catgorized by county. &nbsp;When searching, pay close attention to other individuals with the same surname. &nbsp;They may be related. &nbsp;In some cases, whites with the same name may be members of the former slave holding family.&nbsp;<br>
[https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/votersreg.html Voters' Registrations of 1867] are available on microfilm at the Texas State Archives.

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