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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.carrollcountyms.com/home.htm Carroll County Courthouse]<br>Lexington Street<br> Carrollton, MS 38917<br> Phone: 662.237.9274<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>court and land records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1833'''--Carroll County was created 23&nbsp;December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in Carrollton and Vaiden.&nbsp;'''&nbsp;County seat:&nbsp;''' Carrollton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1833'''--Carroll County was created 23&nbsp;December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in and Vaiden.<br>'''County seat:''' Carrollton<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Attala County, Mississippi|Attala]]
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*[[Grenada County, Mississippi|Grenada]]
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*[[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]]
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*[[Leflore County, Mississippi|Leflore]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Mississippi|Montgomery]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Carroll County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)|1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)]]
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::Company C - Carroll Rangers
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:- [[1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters|1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters]]
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::Company A - Coms Avengers
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]
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::Company E - Carroll Light Artillery
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::Company L - Vaiden Artillery
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company A - Carroll Rangers
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company F - Shipp’s Company
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::Company G - Coyle’s Company
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]<br>
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::Company A - Ford’s Company
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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Red Invincibles
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::Company E - Stephens Guards
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::Company H - Carroll County Rebels
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:- [[5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company A - Mississippi Rangers
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::Company B - Trotter’s Company
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::Company C - Curtis’ Company
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::Company D - Scales’ Company
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company K - Carroll County Rifles
  
 
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:*'''1834-1897''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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:*'''1800-1920''' - [http://theusgenweb.org/ms/carroll/vitals.htm Marriage Records for Carroll County]. Courtesy: [http://www.msgw.org/ MSGenWeb] - free.
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192718&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Carroll&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 02:31, 10 February 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Carroll County Courthouse
Lexington Street
Carrollton, MS 38917
Phone: 662.237.9274

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1870. [1]

History

Charles Carroll.JPG

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[2]

Parent County

1833--Carroll County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in and Vaiden.
County seat: Carrollton[3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Carroll County. 
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)
Company C - Carroll Rangers
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters
Company A - Coms Avengers
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company E - Carroll Light Artillery
Company L - Vaiden Artillery
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Carroll Rangers
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
Company G - Coyle’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company A - Ford’s Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Red Invincibles
Company E - Stephens Guards
Company H - Carroll County Rebels
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Mississippi Rangers
Company B - Trotter’s Company
Company C - Curtis’ Company
Company D - Scales’ Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Carroll County Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Mississippi page 378, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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