Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Poll Taxes and Voting Records-Amie Bowser Tennant

Cheri and the panel Melissa Barker, Bernice Bennett, Dan Earl, Laura Hedgecock, and Shelley Murphy welcome Amie Browser Tennant from The Genealogy Reporter for a discussion on using Poll Taxes and Voter Records to learn more about your ancestors. Bernice shows examples of her ancestors listed in Poll taxes and we discuss how these and Voter Records can be used to add to our ancestor's stories.

Watch as we discuss what Poll Taxes have to do with Voting and where to look for them and Voter Records.

 How have you used Poll Taxes and/or Voting Records to learn more about your ancestors?

We'd love to hear from you!

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

Using Poll Tax Records for Genealogy

The FamilySearch Wiki-Tax Records

Historical Societies: Why You Must Visit-Terri O'Connell

Contact the Panelists:

Melissa Barker -A Genealogists in the Archives

Bernice Bennett-Geniebroots

Dan Earl-Family History Guy

Laura Hedgecock-Treasure Chest of Memories

Shelley Murphey-The Family Tree Girl

Cheri Hudson Passey-Carolina Girl Genealogy

Have you discovered family in Poll or Tax Records?

We'd love to hear from you!

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