Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Treasure Chest Tuesday - 1906 Voter Registration for Elijah McKnew in San Francisco, Calif.

This week's Tuesday Treasure is the 1907 Voter Registration record for Elijah P. McKnew in San Francisco, California:

The entry for Elijah P. McKnew is the ninth entry from the bottom:

The extracted information for Elijah McKnew in this record is:

*  No. of Affidavit:  7
*  Name:  McKnew, Elijah P.

*  Occupation:  Oysters
*  Age:  70
*  Occupation:  Oyster dealer
*  Party Affiliation: [blank]

*  Residence:  4131 19th 
*  Floor:  [blank]
*  Room:  All

The source citation for this record is:

"California Voter Registers, 1900-1968," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 February 2018), San Francisco > 1907, Roll 006, no page number (image 512 of 1567), Affidavit No. 7, Elijah P. McKnew entry.

This is the seventh Voter Registration entry (1876, 1880, 1882, 1886, 1892, 1898, 1907) for Elijah McKnew in San Francisco.  In the 1907 registration , he was age 70, worked as an oyster dealer, and resided at "4131 19th."  All identifying characteristics are no longer listed.  

In this record, his name is not exactly right - it should be Elijah Pickrell McKnew, but the middle name changed almost every registration.  

Elijah McKnew (1836-1912) married Jane Whittle (1847-1921) in 1865 in Tuolumne County, California, and they had 11 children between 1867 and 1892.  Elijah and Jane (Whittle) McKnew are my wife's great-grandparents.


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