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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carroll_County,_Missouri|Carroll County]]''
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Guide to '''Carroll County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Carroll County  
 
| county = Carroll County  
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| county_map = Missouri Carroll County Map.png
 
| state = Missouri
 
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| founded year = 1833
 
| founded year = 1833
 
| founded date = January 2
 
| founded date = January 2
| seat = Handybook
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| seat = [[Carrollton, Missouri|Carrollton]]
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| building image = MissouriCarrollCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Carroll County Courthouse<br> County Courthouse<br>Carrollton, MO 64633<br>Phone: 816.542.0615 <br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Carroll-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Carroll County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Carroll County Courthouse<br> County Courthouse<br>Carrollton, MO 64633<br>Phone: 816.542.0615 <br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Carroll-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Carroll County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Carroll County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
<br><br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 <br>and death records 1883-1890; Clerk Circuit Court<br>has divorce and court records from 1833 <br>and naturalization records 1843-1919; Recorder<br>Deeds has marriage records,&nbsp; land records from 1833; <br>Probate Office has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Missouri. Page 398 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 and death records 1883-1890; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1833 and naturalization records 1843-1919; Recorder of Deeds has marriage records and land records from 1833; Probate Office has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Missouri. Page 398 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Charles Carroll.JPG|thumb|right|250px]]  
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[[Image:Charles Carroll.JPG|thumb|right|250px|Charles Carroll]]  
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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>
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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 2 January 1833&nbsp;from [[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]] County. '''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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'''1833''' Carroll County was created 2 January 1833 from [[Ray County, Missouri Genealogy|Ray]] County. '''County seat:''' Carrollton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Carroll County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.  
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Carroll, Carrollton|place|disp=Carrollton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Carroll, De Witt|place|disp=De Witt}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Carroll, Hale|place|disp=Hale}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Carroll, Norborne|place|disp=Norborne}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Carroll, Wakenda Township|place|disp=Wakenda Township}}
  
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all Missouri Counties.<br>
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]  
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[[Caldwell County, Missouri Genealogy|Caldwell]] {{•}} [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}} [[Lafayette County, Missouri Genealogy|Lafayette]] {{•}} [[Livingston County, Missouri Genealogy|Livingston]] {{•}} [[Ray County, Missouri Genealogy|Ray]] {{•}} [[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy|Saline]]  
*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]  
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{{MOCarroll, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]  
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== Resources  ==
*[[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]]  
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*[[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]]  
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==== Biographies ====
*[[Saline County, Missouri|Saline]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5159 Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton and Linn Counties, Missouri Index to Biographies] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25940 Portrait and biographical record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton, and Linn Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: containing biographical sketchePortrait and biographical record of Clay, Ray, Carroll, Chariton, and Linn Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: containing biographical sketche] at Ancestry.com ($)
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1413&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|461706|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1413 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://carroll.mogenweb.org/cemeteries.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Carroll+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Carroll&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/carroll/cems.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/carroll.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/carroll.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=17 MNGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20166&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=44&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5732 Carroll County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. I, III-IV] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''St. Mary's, Carrollton'''
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*'''1869 - 1876'''  St. Mary's, Carrollton, Baptism Index 1869-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511931}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1869 - 1885'''  St. Mary's, Carrollton, Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511931}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1834 - 1870''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5147 Carroll County, Missouri Wills and Administrations, 1834-70] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
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*''History of Carroll County, Missouri&nbsp;: ... including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages ... biographical sketches of prominent men and citizens ...''. St. Louis&nbsp;: Missouri Historical, 1881.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1021476 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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[[Image:Mocarroll.jpg|900px|Mocarroll.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Carroll_County Carroll County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Carroll_County Carroll County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Carroll County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Carroll County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-carroll-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Carroll County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Carroll County, Missouri 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, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company D
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company G
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:- [[18th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|18th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company F
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:- [[23rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|23rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company K
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:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company I
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company D
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:- [[6th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|6th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company L
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:- [[4th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|4th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E
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:- [[65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1941 - 1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Carroll}}
  
 
*The [http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com Archives of The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune] (1889-2009) provides free access to their newspapers online. Their newspapers covered local news that included residents from Carroll County communities.
 
*The [http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com Archives of The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune] (1889-2009) provides free access to their newspapers online. Their newspapers covered local news that included residents from Carroll County communities.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1851 - 1910'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1870 - 1872'''  Carroll County Birth Index 1870-1872. Batch {{IGI|C514731}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1883 - 1895'''  Carroll County Birth Index 1883-1895. Batch {{IGI|C514735}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1800 - 1991'''  {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1833 - 1856'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5165 Carroll County, Missouri Marriages, 1833-56] at Ancestry.com $
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*'''1833 - 1881'''  Carroll County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1833-1881. Batch {{IGI|M514731}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1868 - 1882'''  Carroll County Marriage Books C and D Index 1868-1882. Batch {{IGI|M514732}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1881 - 1885'''  Carroll county Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M514733}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29472 Marriage records of Carroll County, Missouri] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1883 - 1895''' - Carroll County Death Index 1883-1895. Batch {{IGI|B514738}} at FamilySearch - free.
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>  
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*Carroll County Genealogical Association<br>P.O. Box 354<br>206 West Washington<br>Carrollton, MO 64633<br>Phone: 660-542-0183
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*[http://carolnet.com/cchs/ Carroll County Historical Society]<br>510 North Mason<br>Carrollton, MO 64633<br>Phone: 660-542-1511 or 660-542-2691
  
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:carroll+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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| width="30%" | [http://carroll.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/carroll/carroll.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Carroll/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Carroll/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/carroll/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/carroll-county// StateofUS]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Carroll-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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== Web Sites  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=202897&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Carroll%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=carroll+county+missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Carroll Missouri" and search catalog.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Carroll County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
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| enter "missouri" in the search box to see a list and links to Missouri Blogs
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.carroll/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Carroll County Message Board
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 22:57, 1 September 2017

United States
Missouri
Carroll County

Guide to Carroll County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Carroll County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 2, 1833
County Seat Carrollton
Courthouse
MissouriCarrollCourthouse.jpg
Address Carroll County Courthouse
County Courthouse
Carrollton, MO 64633
Phone: 816.542.0615
Carroll County Website


County Information

Carroll County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1833 1883 1830 1833 1833

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 and death records 1883-1890; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1833 and naturalization records 1843-1919; Recorder of Deeds has marriage records and land records from 1833; Probate Office has probate records.[2]

History

Charles Carroll

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[3]


Parent County

1833 Carroll County was created 2 January 1833 from Ray County. County seat: Carrollton [4]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Caldwell  • Chariton  • Lafayette  • Livingston  • Ray  • Saline

Carroll CountyChariton CountyRandolph CountyMacon CountyClinton CountyGrundy CountyCooper CountyDeKalb CountyHoward CountyRay CountySaline CountyLafayette CountyPettis CountyClay CountyJohnson CountyJackson CountyCaldwell CountyLivingston CountyDaviess CountyLinn CountyMOCarroll.jpg

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MNGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

St. Mary's, Carrollton

  • 1869 - 1876 St. Mary's, Carrollton, Baptism Index 1869-1876. Batch C511931 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1869 - 1885 St. Mary's, Carrollton, Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch M511931 at FamilySearch - free.

Court

Land

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.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

  • History of Carroll County, Missouri : ... including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages ... biographical sketches of prominent men and citizens .... St. Louis : Missouri Historical, 1881.

Maps

Mocarroll.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Carroll County, Missouri 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, Missouri:

- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company G
- 18th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company F
- 23rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company K
- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company I
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company A
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company A
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company D
- 6th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company L
- 4th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 65th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

  • Carroll County Genealogical Association
    P.O. Box 354
    206 West Washington
    Carrollton, MO 64633
    Phone: 660-542-0183

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Carroll Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Carroll County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy
GeneaBloggers enter "missouri" in the search box to see a list and links to Missouri Blogs
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Carroll County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Missouri. Page 398 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.