Wednesday, July 9, 2014

1,313 Greece Born - California, Great Registers 1866 - 1910 (Voting Registers) - FREE



California, Great Registers, 1866-1910 - link to records in FREE database

This FamilySearch database includes 1,313 people in these California Electoral Rolls as being born in Greece.  Some of these men were born in the early 1800s.  For example, the first person on the list is a John Adams with a birth date listed as 1821.

This FamilySearch online collection includes records from 1866 to 1910. The collection consists of County Clerk voting registers from most counties in California. The registers were created every other year. The time period varies by county.


Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may provide new biographical details that can lead to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example:
  • Use the name, residence, or birth date to locate your ancestor in church, land, and census records.
  • Use ages to determine approximate birth dates.
  • Use the naturalization information to find immigration and naturalization court documents.
  • Information on occupations may lead to business, office, or military records.


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