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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maryland|Maryland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carroll_County,_Maryland|Carroll County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maryland|Maryland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carroll_County,_Maryland|Carroll County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Carroll County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Carroll County, Maryland ancestry, family history, and genealogy''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.  
  
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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'''] }}
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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'''] }}  
  
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== [http://www.carr.org/ Carroll County Maryland Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.carr.org/ Carroll County Maryland Courthouse]  ==
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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>
*'''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;amp;amp;amp;amp;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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/maryland/ "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps"] (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
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== Carroll County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
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For a list of record loss in Maryland counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/maryland/md-counties.html#courthouse Maryland Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
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== Carroll County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Westminster,_Maryland Westminster]
  
 
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[[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:
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== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
 
== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
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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.
 
*'''[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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*''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.]
 
*''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.<br>
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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.  
  
:- [[6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry|6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry]], Company A, and C<br>  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry|1st Regiment, Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry]], Companies D, E, F and G.<br>
:- [[7th Regiment, Maryland Infantry|7th Regiment, Maryland Infantry]], Company F <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 Maryland Genealogy Websites  ==
 
== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/maryland/carroll-county/ Carroll County, MD History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://usgensites.com/mdcarroll Carroll County MD Genealogy]  
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*[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.net/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County. (Backup site)  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/carroll/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Carroll County. (Backup site)  
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Carroll County.
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*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Carroll County.
  
 
== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
 
== Carroll County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 11:42, 23 November 2014

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


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Online Records


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

For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps" (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

  • Carrol

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Maryland counties see: Maryland Counties with Burned Courthouses

Carroll County Maryland Places/Localities

Populated Places

Carroll County Boundary Map.jpg
Cities
  • Taneytown
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.

 

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