Carroll County, Mississippi Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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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

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
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company A - Ford’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).