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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Carroll County

Guide to Carroll County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Carroll County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded January 7, 1826
County Seat Delphi
Address Carroll County Courthouse
101 W Main Street
Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765.564.4485
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Historical Facts

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss


Bible Records


Business Records


Census Records

For tips on accessing Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.

Court Records


Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups




Local Histories

Land and Property


Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Carroll County.

Civil War Book

"Military History" Chapter 10 in Odell, John C.History of Carroll County, Indiana, Its People, Industries and Institutions. With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen & company, inc, 1916.) page 191-204.  977.294 H2o FHL US/CAN Book FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Collection    other library 

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship



Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

Public Records



Carroll County Courthouse
 101 W Main Street
Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765.564.4485

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828.
County Health Officer has birth and death and burial records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1828
Public Library Delphi has newspapers from 1841.
County Historical Society has burial records. [2]

Family History Centers

School Records


Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Indiana law in 1882 required registration of births and deaths in counties. The Indiana Department of Health has birth records filed after October 1907 and death records filed after January 1900 for deaths. Copies may be obtained from the county health department or the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. See also How to order Indiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage licenses were required by counties beginning in 1800. Original marriage records are held at the office of the Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy County Clerk with divorce records located with the Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy Clerk of Courts.

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites


  1. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.