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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.</ref>  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.</ref>  
  
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*[http://archive.org/details/historyofcarroll00helm History of Carroll County, Indiana&nbsp;: With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers ... (1882)] - free book online at the Internet Archive  
 
*[http://archive.org/details/historyofcarroll00helm History of Carroll County, Indiana&nbsp;: With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers ... (1882)] - free book online at the Internet Archive  
 
*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 &amp; company, inc, 1916.) 977.294 H2o FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|209977|item|disp=FHL Collection}} &nbsp;{{FSbook|88541}} &nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/247759400&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other library&nbsp;]
 
*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 &amp; company, inc, 1916.) 977.294 H2o FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|209977|item|disp=FHL Collection}} &nbsp;{{FSbook|88541}} &nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/247759400&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other library&nbsp;]
  
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*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center|West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center|West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
  
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*Alumni of Delphi High School (1872-1924) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Alumni of Delphi High School (1872-1924) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Teachers of Delphi High School, Carroll County, Indiana (1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Teachers of Delphi High School, Carroll County, Indiana (1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
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*'''1828-1850''' [http://archive.org/details/carrollcountyind00slev Carroll County, Indiana Marriage Records, 1828-1850 Carroll County Marriage Records] - free ebook at the Internet Archive
 
*'''1828-1850''' [http://archive.org/details/carrollcountyind00slev Carroll County, Indiana Marriage Records, 1828-1850 Carroll County Marriage Records] - free ebook at the Internet Archive
  
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*[http://www.incarroll.pasttracker.com/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.incarroll.pasttracker.com/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*Carroll County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-carroll.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Carroll County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-carroll.html N2genealogy]<br>
  
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Revision as of 04:00, 29 July 2013

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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Founded January 7, 1826
County Seat Delphi
Courthouse
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]



  • Neighboring Counties

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

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.

For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records. 


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies; church, school and government histories; and military information.


For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Indiana Local Histories.


Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents. 


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

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

Newspapers

Obituaries

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

School Records
Voter Registration

Repositories

Courthouse

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]


Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

FamilySearch Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.

The main FamilySearch Center for Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy is the

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [Family History Center directory].


Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.



For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

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

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

References

  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.
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