Voter Registrations: The Unmarried Meincke Sons

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Mary A. (Kelly) and Frederick Meincke had four sons.  Two married and two did not.  The unmarried sons were Frederick Jr., born in 1878 in San Francisco, and Ralph, born in 1891 in San Francisco.  Both lived with their mother and sister Gertrude well into their adult lives. Frederick Joseph Meincke Jr. Notes: Frederick first … Continued

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Voter Registrations: Mary and Gertrude Meincke

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Mary A. (Kelly) Meincke was the daughter of Martin Kelly and Catherine Dolan.  Mary was born in 1859 in San Francisco.  From what I’ve gathered so far, Mary is the oldest female of the tree to vote.  For the most part, her generation shied away from voting.  It was their daughters who took advantage of … Continued

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Voter Registrations: John J. Jones and Family

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In this post, I’ll explore John J. Jones, the son of Thomas Augustine and Margaret (Kelly) Jones, and his family.  John was born in San Francisco in 1871.  He lived there until his death in 1937.  He married Matilda “Maud” McCullough. The Jones Family Some notes: This family was a pain in the butt!  Finding … Continued

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Voter Registrations: Matthew A. Kelly

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Matthew A. Kelly was the son of Martin Kelly and Catherine Dolan.  He was born in San Francisco ca. 1862.  He was the youngest son of Martin and Catherine. Registrations for Matthew A. Kelly Some notes:  I was unable to find Matthew in the early records.  In fact, I’ve had trouble finding any on him … Continued

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Voter Registrations: Thomas Augustine Jones

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This post will explore the information found for the Jones family of San Francisco, California.  Thomas Augustine Jones came from Australia in the late 1850s. Records for Thomas Augustine Jones Some notes: Thomas was naturalized long before 1900, so I was surprised that his first entry in the registration books was 1907 after the earthquake … Continued

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Voter Registrations: An Introduction

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I’ve been collecting quite a bit of data on my relatives in the California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968.  As it’s almost time for the Presidential election, I thought I would share some of what I’ve found. The voter registrations books were very informative.  They give the voter’s name, and depending on the year, their age, street … Continued

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