Carroll County, Virginia Genealogy
Southwest Virginia county.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- Lost census: 1890
- Kegley, Mary B. Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at FHL; digital version at BYU Family History Archives. [Includes information from Carroll County.]
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Carroll County, Virginia Cemeteries.
The following is a list of cemeteries in Carroll County:
- Tombstone Trnascription Project Carroll County - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb
1890 Union Veterans
- Turner, Ronald Ray. Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890. Available online, courtesy: Prince William County Virginia website. [Includes residents of this county.]
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
- Locate publications about direct ancestors
- Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
- Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
- [Alderman] Spear, Verne Raymond. The Descendants of Jacob Alderman/Oldermann 1777-1821, Germany - Carroll Co., VA. MSS., New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. FHL Collection 1598430 Item 1
- [Bowman] Manley, Iva Bowman and Regina Bowman Manuel. Origins of the Bowmans of Carroll County, Va.: The Bowman Family History. Max Meadows, Virginia: I.B. Manley & R.B. Manuel, 1984. FHL Collection 929.273 B684mi
- [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795592 Item 5 Includes Carroll County.
- [Lyon] Lyon(s) Family Association of America. Lyon(s) Family Archives, ca.1605-ca.1980: Lyon(s) Individual and Family Files for Various Counties in the State of Virginia. Typescript, 1960-1975. FHL Film 1320853 Item 2
- [Marshall] Marshall, David W. Descendants of Martin Marshall and Allied Families of Calvert County, Maryland, Carroll County, Va. and Forsyth Counties North Carolina. Columbia, South Carolina: D. Marshall, 1994. FHL Collection 929.273 M357md
- [Mabry] See Mayberry.
- [Mayberry] McColman, Ora Belle Mayberry. A Few of the Descendants of Charles Mayberry/Mabry of Grayson (Carroll) Co. VA., 176?-1840. 2 vols. Roanoke, Virginia: O.M. McColman, 1987. FHL Collection 929.273 M451mx
- [Shockley] Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Worrell-Shockley-Bobbitt Connections in Carroll (Montgomery) County, Virginia," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb. 2002):19-25. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 40 (2002).
- [Smith] Cobb, Arnette Smith. To Know One Another: Some Virginia Smiths -- 1738-1985 and Kin: Carroll County, Twelve Generations. A.S. Cobb, 1985. FHL Collection 929.273 Sm51ca
- [Webb] Turner, Ronald Ray. Webb Families of the Virginias. 2007. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb.
- [Williams] Cox, Fredora May. Descendants of Enoch Williams and Rachel Davis of Carroll County, Virginia. Typescript. FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 5804
- [Worrell] Edwards, Donna Kelly. Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Worrell, 1833-1915: Carroll County, Virginia. White Hall, Maryland: D.K. Edwards, 1992. FHL Collection 929.273 W896e
- [Worrell] Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Worrell-Shockley-Bobbitt Connections in Carroll (Montgomery) County, Virginia," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb. 2002):19-25. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 40 (2002).
- Alderman, John Perry. Carroll 1765-1815, the Settlements: A History of the First Fifty Years of Carroll County, Virginia. n.p.: Central Va. Newspapers, 1985. Available at FHL.
- Kegley, Mary B. Revolutionary War Pension Applications of Southwest Virginia Soldiers. n.p.: M.B. Kegley, 1997. FHL Collection [Includes Carroll County pensioners.]
War of 1812
- List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Carroll County, p. 67.]
- "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Carroll County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1963):33-35. Available at FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($).
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness has found a lookup volunteer for Carroll County births, marriages, and cemetery records.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cyndi's List
- Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- [hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com