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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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'''1833'''--Carroll County was created 23&nbsp;December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in 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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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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Revision as of 22:43, 10 April 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Carroll County

County Courthouse

History

Charles Carroll.JPG

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

Parent County

1833--Carroll County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in and Vaiden.
County seat: Carrollton[2]

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. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).