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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Carroll County'' [[Image:MD Carroll map.png|thumb|right|400px|Carroll County, Maryland in green.]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maryland|Maryland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carroll_County,_Maryland|Carroll County]]''
  
== [http://www.carr.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Guide to '''Carroll County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
225 North Center St.<br>Westminster, MD 21157
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carroll County
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| state = Maryland
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = January 19
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| seat = Westminster
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| building address = Carroll County Courthouse<br>225 North Center St.<br>Westminster, MD 21157 <br>Phone: 410-876-2085<br>[http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/default.asp '''Carroll County Website'''] }}
  
[[Image:Carroll-charlesofcarrollton.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Charles Carroll of Carrollton]]  
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== [http://www.carr.org/ Carroll County Maryland Courthouse]  ==
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<br><br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records 1837-1900<br>not indexed and from 1900 indexed, divorce, court<br>and land records from 1837. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll, Maryland page 317, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Carroll County Maryland History  ==
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[[Image:Carroll-charlesofcarrollton.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
 
*Named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton (he signed this way) (1737-1832), the last surviving signer of Declaration of Independence.
 
*Named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton (he signed this way) (1737-1832), the last surviving signer of Declaration of Independence.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1837--'''Carroll County was created 19 January 1837 from [[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]] and [[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] counties by taking the following hundreds from Baltimore County: North Hundred, Pipe Creek Hundred, Delaware Upper Hundred, Delaware Lower Hundred and from Frederick County: Pipe Creek Hundred, Westminster Hundred, Unity Hundred, Burnt House Hundred, Piney Creek Hundred, and Taneytown Hundred.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Westminster.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*'''1837--'''Carroll County was created 19 January 1837 from [[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]] and [[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] counties by taking the following hundreds from Baltimore County: North Hundred, Pipe Creek Hundred, Delaware Upper Hundred, Delaware Lower Hundred and from Frederick County: Pipe Creek Hundred, Westminster Hundred, Unity Hundred, Burnt House Hundred, Piney Creek Hundred, and Taneytown Hundred.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Westminster.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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*Carrol
  
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== Carroll County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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[[Image:Carroll County Boundary Map.jpg|thumb|right|375px]]
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]] | [[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] | [[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]] | '''Pennsylvania''' counties: [[Adams County, Pennsylvania|Adams]] | [[York County, Pennsylvania|York]]
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[[Image:Mdcarroll.jpg|right|400px|Mdcarroll.jpg]] '''Maryland''' counties:  
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]]
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*[[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]]
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*[[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]]
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'''Pennsylvania''' counties:
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*[[Adams County, Pennsylvania|Adams]]
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*[[York County, Pennsylvania|York]]
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== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.interment.net/us/md/carroll.htm Interment.net Cemetery Listings] for Carroll County, MD. Includes contact information for many cemetaries in the county and volunteer contributed index lists for many of them.<br>
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[http://www.interment.net/us/md/carroll.htm Interment.net Cemetery Listings] for Carroll County, MD. Includes contact information for many cemeteries in the county and volunteer contributed index lists for many of them.<br>  
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
Federal Census reports available 1840-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.<br>
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Federal Census reports available 1840-1930 including slave and veterans schedules. {{Census|Maryland}}
  
 
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==== Church  ====
  
Maryland State Archives' ''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' identifies all churches known to have existed in the Carroll County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.
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Maryland State Archives' ''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' identifies all churches known to have existed in the Carroll County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.  
  
 
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==== Court  ====
  
 
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*'''[Winchester]''' Boddie, John Thomas and John Bennett Boddie. ''Boddie and Allied Families.'' Chicago: n.p., 1918. Digital version at {{FSbook|116496}} - free.
  
 
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Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the [http://www.courts.state.md.us/ Maryland Judiciary] and the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives], free images and indexes of the complete series of Carroll County Deed Books (1837-present) have been uploaded to their website: [http://mdlandrec.net/msa/stagser/s1700/s1741/cfm/index.cfm MDLandRec.Net:&nbsp;A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland]. (Requires free registration.)
  
 
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Carroll County on page 127.]
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*''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|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Maryland, Carroll County, pp. 140-142. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
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<br>Civil War service men from&nbsp;Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from&nbsp;Carroll County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry|1st Regiment, Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry]], Companies D, E, F and G.<br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry|6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry]], Companies A and C.<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, Maryland Infantry|7th Regiment, Maryland Infantry]], Companies D and F.<br>
  
 
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*Carroll County newspapers are identified in [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/newspapers/cfm/dsp_county.cfm "Guide to Maryland Newspapers,"] available online, courtesy: [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/cfm/index.cfm Special Collections, Maryland State Archives].
  
 
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*Carroll County Genealogical Society. ''A Guide to Genealogical Research in Carroll County''. Westminster, Md.: Carroll County Genealogical Society, 1991.<br>
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*Souza, Eileen A. “Research in Carroll County.” ''Maryland Genealogical Society Journal'' 53, no. 2 (2012): 307-324. <br>
  
 
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*'''1793''' - "1793 Tax, Taylorsville Area," ''Western Maryland Genealogy,'' Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 1989):172-174.
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*'''1798''' - Horvath, George J. ''The Particular Assessment Lists for Baltimore and Carroll Counties - 1798.'' Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1991.
  
 
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'''''Death'''''
  
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*[http://mdvitalrec.net/cfm/index.cfm Maryland Death Certificate Index 1898-1944], available online, courtesy: Vital Records Indexing Project, [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives].
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== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Hampstead Maryland Family History Center]]
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== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.mdgenweb.org/carroll/ The Carroll County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.mdgenweb.org/carroll/ The Carroll County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
*[http://usgensites.com/mdcarroll Carroll County MD Genealogy]
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*[http://usgensites.com/mdcarroll Carroll County MD Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibc.html "Carroll Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County.  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County. (Backup site)  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County. (Backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=189676&subject_disp=Maryland%2C+Carroll&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Carroll County.
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*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Carroll County.
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== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Carroll County Maryland genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Carroll County, Maryland
Map
Map of Maryland highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Maryland
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maryland
Location of Maryland in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 19, 1837
County Seat Westminster
Courthouse
Address Carroll County Courthouse
225 North Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157
Phone: 410-876-2085
Carroll County Website


Contents

Carroll County Maryland Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Carroll County, Maryland Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1898 1837 1898 1840 1837 1837




Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records 1837-1900
not indexed and from 1900 indexed, divorce, court
and land records from 1837. [1]

Carroll County Maryland History

Carroll-charlesofcarrollton.jpg
  • Named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton (he signed this way) (1737-1832), the last surviving signer of Declaration of Independence.

Parent County

  • 1837--Carroll County was created 19 January 1837 from Baltimore and Frederick counties by taking the following hundreds from Baltimore County: North Hundred, Pipe Creek Hundred, Delaware Upper Hundred, Delaware Lower Hundred and from Frederick County: Pipe Creek Hundred, Westminster Hundred, Unity Hundred, Burnt House Hundred, Piney Creek Hundred, and Taneytown Hundred.  County seat: Westminster.[1]

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

  • Carrol

Record Loss

Carroll County Maryland Places/Localities

Populated Places

Carroll County Boundary Map.jpg
Cities
  • Taneytown
  • Westminster
Towns
  • Hampstead
  • Manchester
  • Mount Airy
  • New Windsor
  • Sykesville
  • Union Bridge
Communities
  • Alesia
  • Carrollton
  • Carrolltowne
  • Detour
  • Eldersburg
  • Finksburg
  • Frizzelburg
  • Gaither
  • Gamber
  • Greenmount
  • Harney
  • Henryton
  • Keymar
  • Jasontown
  • Lineboro
  • Linwood
  • Louisville
  • Mayberry
  • Mexico
  • Middleburg
  • Millers
  • New Mexico
  • Patapsco
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Silver Run
  • Union Mills
  • Uniontown
  • Woodbine
  • Woodstock

Neighboring Counties

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Maryland counties:

Pennsylvania counties:

Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Interment.net Cemetery Listings for Carroll County, MD. Includes contact information for many cemeteries in the county and volunteer contributed index lists for many of them.

Census

Federal Census reports available 1840-1930 including slave and veterans schedules. For tips on accessing Carroll County, Maryland census records online, see: Maryland Census.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in the Carroll County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.

Court

Gazetteers

Genealogy

  • [Winchester] Boddie, John Thomas and John Bennett Boddie. Boddie and Allied Families. Chicago: n.p., 1918. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Carroll County Deed Books (1837-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Carroll County on page 127.]
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, Maryland, Carroll County, pp. 140-142. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War


Civil War service men from Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Carroll County.

- 1st Regiment, Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry, Companies D, E, F and G.
- 6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Companies A and C.
- 7th Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Companies D and F.

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

  • Carroll County Genealogical Society. A Guide to Genealogical Research in Carroll County. Westminster, Md.: Carroll County Genealogical Society, 1991.
  • Souza, Eileen A. “Research in Carroll County.” Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 53, no. 2 (2012): 307-324.

Taxation

  • 1793 - "1793 Tax, Taylorsville Area," Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 1989):172-174.
  • 1798 - Horvath, George J. The Particular Assessment Lists for Baltimore and Carroll Counties - 1798. Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1991.

Vital Records

Death

Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Websites

Carroll County Maryland Genealogy References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll, Maryland page 317, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.