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{{Arkansas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Carroll County'' <br>{{Adoption ARGenWeb}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carroll_County,_Arkansas|Carroll County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
  
 
| county = Carroll County
 
| county = Carroll County
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| seat wl = Berryville
 
| seat wl = Berryville
 
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| adoption_sign = Adoption ARGenWeb
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Carroll County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Carroll County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg]]
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[http://co.carroll.ar.us/ Carroll County Courthouse]<br>210 W Church Street <br>Berryville, AR 72616-4233 <br>Phone: 870.423.2022
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County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1870; Clerk Circuit Court has land, divorce records from 1870<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 66.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Charles Carroll.JPG|thumb|right|250px]]  
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[[Image:Charles Carroll.JPG|thumb|right|250px|Charles Carroll.JPG]]  
  
 
Carroll County, Arkansas from Izard County by a legislative act passed 1 Nov 1833. That act took effect on 25 Dec 1833, making the county Arkansas's 26th county.  
 
Carroll County, Arkansas from Izard County by a legislative act passed 1 Nov 1833. That act took effect on 25 Dec 1833, making the county Arkansas's 26th county.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html Bunch, Bradley, History of Carroll County Arkansas, 1876] (Carroll County Historical Society)&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html Bunch, Bradley, History of Carroll County Arkansas, 1876] (Carroll County Historical Society)&nbsp;  
*[http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=752 Carroll County] (Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)
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*[http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=752 Carroll County] (Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)
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*[http://www.e-referencedesk.com/resources/counties/arkansas/carroll.html Carroll County, Arkansas] (e-Reference Desk)
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*The eastern part of Carroll County became Boone County in 1869.&nbsp;  
 
*The eastern part of Carroll County became Boone County in 1869.&nbsp;  
 
*Other minor boundary changes occurred in 1838, 1843, 1846, 1854, 1857, and 1869.
 
*Other minor boundary changes occurred in 1838, 1843, 1846, 1854, 1857, and 1869.
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See an interactive map of Carroll County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*Alpena (Boone and Carroll Cos.): [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpena,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Alpena (Boone and Carroll Cos.): [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpena,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Beaver: &nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Beaver: &nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
*Berryville: [http://www.cswnet.com/~berryvil/ Historic Berryville] (official site) |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berryville,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
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*Berryville: [http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=842 Berryville] (Encyclopedia of AR History &amp; Culture) |&nbsp;[http://www.cswnet.com/~berryvil/ Historic Berryville] (official site) |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berryville,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Blue Eye: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Eye,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Blue Eye: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Eye,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Carrollton: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrollton,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Carrollton: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrollton,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
*Eureka Springs: [http://www.eurekasprings.org/ Eureka Springs: The Extraordinary Escape] (official site)&nbsp;|&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eureka_Springs,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
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*Eureka Springs: [http://www.cityofeurekasprings.org/city-history.html City History] |&nbsp;[http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=843 Eureka Springs] (Encyclopedia of AR History &amp; Culture) |&nbsp;[http://www.eurekasprings.org/ Eureka Springs: The Extraordinary Escape] (official site)&nbsp;| [http://www.eurekaspringshistory.com/ Eureka Springs History] | [http://www.eurekaspringsthenandnow.org/ Eureka Springs Then and Now] |&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eureka_Springs,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Green Forest: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Forest,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Green Forest: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Forest,_Arkansas Wikipedia] page  
 
*Oak Grove
 
*Oak Grove
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(northwest)
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*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(northwest)  
*[[Benton County, Arkansas|Benton]]&nbsp;(west)
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*[[Benton County, Arkansas|Benton]]&nbsp;(west)  
*[[Boone County, Arkansas|Boone]]&nbsp;(east)
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*[[Boone County, Arkansas|Boone]]&nbsp;(east)  
*[[Madison County, Arkansas|Madison]]&nbsp;(south)<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1230579778296_939" />
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*[[Madison County, Arkansas|Madison]]&nbsp;(south)<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1230579778296_939" />  
*[[Newton County, Arkansas|Newton]]&nbsp;(southeast)
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*[[Newton County, Arkansas|Newton]]&nbsp;(southeast)  
*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(north)
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*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(north)  
 
*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(northeast)
 
*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney County, Missouri]]&nbsp;(northeast)
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/arkansas/carroll_county.htm Carroll County, Arkansas Cemeteries] (Access Genealogy)
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/arkansas/carroll_county.htm Carroll County, Arkansas Cemeteries] (Access Genealogy)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/cemph/carrollph.htm Carroll County, Arkansas Tombstone Photos] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/cemph/carrollph.htm Carroll County, Arkansas Tombstone Photos] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/carroll/cc-cemetery.html Carroll County Cemeteries] (GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/carroll/cc-cemetery.html Carroll County Cemeteries] (GenWeb)  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/hsndx_i_p.htm Surname Cemetery Index (I-J)] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/hsndx_i_p.htm Surname Cemetery Index (I-J)] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/hsndx_q_z.htm Surname Cemetery Index (O-Z)] (Carroll County Historical Society)
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/hsndx_q_z.htm Surname Cemetery Index (O-Z)] (Carroll County Historical Society)
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By individual cemetery
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BillionGraves: Has Google map, searchable database for each cemetery, photos of headstones. Can also search globally for the burial in case the burial may have taken place at a different cemetery.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=764 Eureka Springs Cemetery, Eureka Springs]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/1840indx.txt 1840 Census Index]&nbsp;(S-K Publications via GenWebArchives)  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/1840indx.txt 1840 Census Index]&nbsp;(S-K Publications via GenWebArchives)  
*1840 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/index.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00044.txt Part 2] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00049.txt Part 3] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00071.txt Part 4]
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*1840 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/index.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00044.txt Part 2] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00049.txt Part 3] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1840/pg00071.txt Part 4]  
 
*''1840 U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Wichita, KS: S-K Publications, [1987?]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1840-us-census-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/22256842&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*''1840 U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Wichita, KS: S-K Publications, [1987?]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/1840-us-census-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/22256842&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*Worley, Ted R. ''United States Census (Index) Carroll County, Arkansas 1840; U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas, 1850''. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas History Commission, 1957. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/united-states-census-index-carroll-county-arkansas-1840-us-census-carroll-county-arkansas-1850/oclc/66386848&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
 
*Worley, Ted R. ''United States Census (Index) Carroll County, Arkansas 1840; U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas, 1850''. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas History Commission, 1957. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/united-states-census-index-carroll-county-arkansas-1840-us-census-carroll-county-arkansas-1850/oclc/66386848&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
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===== '''''1850'''''  =====
 
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*1850 Census (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0121a.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0133a.txt Part 2] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0145b.txt Part 3] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0158a.txt Part 4]
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*1850 Census (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0121a.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0133a.txt Part 2] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0145b.txt Part 3] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/pg0158a.txt Part 4]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/1850indx.txt 1850 Census Index] (S-K Publications via GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/1850indx.txt 1850 Census Index] (S-K Publications via GenWeb Archives)  
 
*1850 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/indexa-j.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/indexk-z.txt Part 2]  
 
*1850 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/indexa-j.txt Part 1] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1850/indexk-z.txt Part 2]  
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===== '''''1880'''''  =====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1880/ 1880 Census Images] (GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/census/1880/ 1880 Census Images] (GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/Census/1880/ 1880 Census Surname Index] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/Census/1880/ 1880 Census Surname Index] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*Fayetteville Public Library Genealogy Dept. ''Partial Index to the 1880 Carroll County Arkansas Federal Census''. Fayetteville, AR: Fayetteville Public Library, 1990. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/partial-index-to-the-1880-carroll-county-arkansas-federal-census/oclc/22256447&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
 
*Fayetteville Public Library Genealogy Dept. ''Partial Index to the 1880 Carroll County Arkansas Federal Census''. Fayetteville, AR: Fayetteville Public Library, 1990. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/partial-index-to-the-1880-carroll-county-arkansas-federal-census/oclc/22256447&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
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===== '''''General:'''''  =====
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/carrbios.html Biographies]: Extensive menu, primarily from Goodspeed's history (GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/carrbios.html Biographies]: Extensive menu, primarily from Goodspeed's history (GenWeb Archives)  
 
*''History and Families, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2003. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-and-families-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/53872625&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*''History and Families, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2003. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-and-families-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/53872625&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*Russell, Jesse Lewis. Behind These Ozark Hills (manuscript). [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F178662 Family History Library]  
 
*Russell, Jesse Lewis. Behind These Ozark Hills (manuscript). [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F178662 Family History Library]  
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*[Bunch]: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html Bradley Bunch] (Carroll County Historical Society)<br>  
 
*[Bunch]: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html Bradley Bunch] (Carroll County Historical Society)<br>  
*[Chaney]: [http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/AR0050/ Chaney Log House] (Historic American Building Surveys at Library of Congress)
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*[Chaney]: [http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/AR0050/ Chaney Log House] (Historic American Building Surveys at Library of Congress)  
 
*[Gaskins]: Gaskins, John. ''Life and Adventures of John Gaskins in the Early History of Northwest Arkansas: True Tales by an Old Hunter''. Eureka Springs, AR: Eureka Springs Historical Museum, [1980?]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-and-adventures-of-john-gaskins-in-the-early-history-of-northwest-arkansas-true-tales-by-an-old-hunter/oclc/21300354&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*[Gaskins]: Gaskins, John. ''Life and Adventures of John Gaskins in the Early History of Northwest Arkansas: True Tales by an Old Hunter''. Eureka Springs, AR: Eureka Springs Historical Museum, [1980?]. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-and-adventures-of-john-gaskins-in-the-early-history-of-northwest-arkansas-true-tales-by-an-old-hunter/oclc/21300354&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*[Usrey]: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/usrey.html Rob &amp; Janie (Phillips) Usrey] (Carroll County Historical Society)
 
*[Usrey]: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/usrey.html Rob &amp; Janie (Phillips) Usrey] (Carroll County Historical Society)
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*Bunch, Bradley. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html History of Carroll County Arkansas], 1876. (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*Bunch, Bradley. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunch1876.html History of Carroll County Arkansas], 1876. (Carroll County Historical Society)  
*Danielson, Kay Marnon. ''Eureka Springs, Arkansas'' (Images of America series). Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2001. [http://books.google.com/books?id=lFF6X7G6-kkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Eureka+Springs%22&hl=en&ei=wS0aTvT7Ic6lsAK7y9DBBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CFgQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] preview  
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*[http://www.cityofeurekasprings.org/city-history.html City of Eureka Springs: City History]
*''History of Carroll County, Arkansas''. Berryville, AR: Carroll County Historical Society, 2005 (reprint of Goodspeed's 19th century history with extra material added). [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-carroll-county-arkansas-from-the-earliest-times-to-the-present-including-a-department-devoted-to-the-preservation-of-sundry-personal-business-professional-and-private-records-besides-a-valuable-fund-of-notes-original-observations-etc-etc-reprinted-from-goodspeed-publishing-co-chicago-illustrated-including-reminiscences-of-early-residents-plus-eureka-springs-information-by-june-westphal/oclc/63902357&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
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*Cragon, Harvey G. ''The Eureka Springs Railway: An Automobile Tour into the Past''. Dallas, TX: Cragon Books, 2007.
*Cragon, Harvey G. ''The Eureka Springs Railway: An Automobile Tour into the Past''. Dallas, TX: Cragon Books, 2007. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/eureka-springs-railway-an-automobile-tour-into-the-past/oclc/228657355&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
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*Danielson, Kay Marnon. ''Eureka Springs, Arkansas'' (Images of America series). Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2001. [http://books.google.com/books?id=lFF6X7G6-kkC&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Eureka+Springs%22&hl=en&ei=wS0aTvT7Ic6lsAK7y9DBBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CFgQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] preview''<br>''  
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*[http://www.eurekaspringshistory.com/ Eureka Springs History]  
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*[http://www.eurekaspringsthenandnow.org/ Eureka Springs Then and Now: Culture and History of Eureka Springs, Arkansas]  
 
*Griffith, Rue.&nbsp;[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/rulehist.html History of Rule Community], 1955.&nbsp;(Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*Griffith, Rue.&nbsp;[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/rulehist.html History of Rule Community], 1955.&nbsp;(Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*Hanley, Ray, and Diane Hanley. ''Carroll and Boone Counties, Arkansas''. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 1999. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/carroll-and-boone-counties-arkansas/oclc/42598859&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*Hanley, Ray, and Diane Hanley. ''Carroll and Boone Counties, Arkansas''. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 1999. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/carroll-and-boone-counties-arkansas/oclc/42598859&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*''History and Families, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2003. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1044530 Family History Library] |&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-and-families-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/53872625&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
 
*''History and Families, Carroll County, Arkansas''. Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2003. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1044530 Family History Library] |&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-and-families-carroll-county-arkansas/oclc/53872625&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page  
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*''History of Carroll County, Arkansas''. Berryville, AR: Carroll County Historical Society, 2005 (reprint of Goodspeed's 19th century history with extra material added). [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-carroll-county-arkansas-from-the-earliest-times-to-the-present-including-a-department-devoted-to-the-preservation-of-sundry-personal-business-professional-and-private-records-besides-a-valuable-fund-of-notes-original-observations-etc-etc-reprinted-from-goodspeed-publishing-co-chicago-illustrated-including-reminiscences-of-early-residents-plus-eureka-springs-information-by-june-westphal/oclc/63902357&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page
 
*Keefe, James F., and Lynn Morrow, eds. ''The White River Chronicles of S.C. Turnbo: Man and Wildlife on the Ozarks Frontier.'' University of Arkansas Press, 1994. [http://books.google.com/books?id=X9VpFJw_EukC&pg=PA281&dq=%22Carroll+County%22+Arkansas&hl=en&ei=vysaTtqzCuKosALj9pjCBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CE8Q6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=%22Carroll%20County%22%20Arkansas&f=false Google Books] preview | [http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/uaprinfo/public_html/titles/backlist/history/ozarks.html#keefe_turnbo publisher]'s page  
 
*Keefe, James F., and Lynn Morrow, eds. ''The White River Chronicles of S.C. Turnbo: Man and Wildlife on the Ozarks Frontier.'' University of Arkansas Press, 1994. [http://books.google.com/books?id=X9VpFJw_EukC&pg=PA281&dq=%22Carroll+County%22+Arkansas&hl=en&ei=vysaTtqzCuKosALj9pjCBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CE8Q6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=%22Carroll%20County%22%20Arkansas&f=false Google Books] preview | [http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/uaprinfo/public_html/titles/backlist/history/ozarks.html#keefe_turnbo publisher]'s page  
 
*Lair, Jim, ed. ''Carroll County Families: These Were the First''. Berryville, AR: Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1991. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F391521 Family History Library]  
 
*Lair, Jim, ed. ''Carroll County Families: These Were the First''. Berryville, AR: Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1991. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F391521 Family History Library]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/maps/SEC_maptb.html Carroll County Section/Township/Range Map] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/maps/SEC_maptb.html Carroll County Section/Township/Range Map] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
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*[http://sanborn.eurekaspringshistory.com/ Eureka Springs Sanborn Maps] (Eureka Springs History)
 
*[http://libremap.org/data/state/arkansas/ Libre Map Project]: Contains extremely detailed online topographic maps for Carroll County
 
*[http://libremap.org/data/state/arkansas/ Libre Map Project]: Contains extremely detailed online topographic maps for Carroll County
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunchlst.html Captain Larkin Bunch's Civil War Unit Roster] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/bunchlst.html Captain Larkin Bunch's Civil War Unit Roster] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
*[http://www.arkhums.org/What/funded-projects.html Carroll County Sesquicentennial Civil War Marker] (grant award mentioned; Arkansas Humanities Council)
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*[http://www.ozarkscivilwar.org/regions/carroll Carroll County, Arkansas] (Community &amp; Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks)
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*[http://www.arkhums.org/What/funded-projects.html Carroll County Sesquicentennial Civil War Marker] (grant award mentioned; Arkansas Humanities Council)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ucv1.html Carroll County United Confederate Veteran Reunion Extractions from ]''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ucv1.html Green Forest Tribune]&nbsp;''(Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ucv1.html Carroll County United Confederate Veteran Reunion Extractions from ]''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ucv1.html Green Forest Tribune]&nbsp;''(Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/cwgaddy2.html Civil War Unit of Captain George E. Gaddy, Carroll County, Arkansas] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/cwgaddy2.html Civil War Unit of Captain George E. Gaddy, Carroll County, Arkansas] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
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*[http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007661922/ Bird's Eye View of Eureka Springs, Ark.] (abt 1914; Library of Congress)  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007661922/ Bird's Eye View of Eureka Springs, Ark.] (abt 1914; Library of Congress)  
*[http://www.arkhums.org/What/funded-projects.html Carroll County Oral Histories] (grant award mentioned; Arkansas Humanities Council)
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*[http://www.arkhums.org/What/funded-projects.html Carroll County Oral Histories] (grant award mentioned; Arkansas Humanities Council)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/postcards/ppcs-carroll.html Carroll County Postcards] (Penny Postcards from Arkansas)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/postcards/ppcs-carroll.html Carroll County Postcards] (Penny Postcards from Arkansas)  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007661923/ Panoramic View of Eureka Springs, Arkansas] (abt 1901; Library of Congress)  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2007661923/ Panoramic View of Eureka Springs, Arkansas] (abt 1901; Library of Congress)  
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*[http://www.carrollconews.com/ ''Carroll County News''], Berryville, Carroll Co., AR (currently in operation)  
 
*[http://www.carrollconews.com/ ''Carroll County News''], Berryville, Carroll Co., AR (currently in operation)  
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Arkansas&county=Carroll&city=&year1=1690&year2=2011&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Chronicling America] list of historic newspapers in Carroll County (Library of Congress)
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Arkansas&county=Carroll&city=&year1=1690&year2=2011&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Chronicling America] list of historic newspapers in Carroll County (Library of Congress)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/flash/index.html ''Eureka Springs'' ''Flashlight'', Friday, January 8, 1909] (transcriptions; Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/flash/index.html ''Eureka Springs'' ''Flashlight'', Friday, January 8, 1909] (transcriptions; Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ccnews.html ''Green Forest Tribune'', Thursday, December 28, 1899] (transcriptions; Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ccnews.html ''Green Forest Tribune'', Thursday, December 28, 1899] (transcriptions; Carroll County Historical Society)  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has probate records dating as early as 1870.
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The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has probate records dating as early as 1870.  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ccwilla.html Eastern District Will Book A, 1869-1930] (index; Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ccwilla.html Eastern District Will Book A, 1869-1930] (index; Carroll County Historical Society)  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
Tax records are housed at the county courthouse and at the Arkansas History Commission.
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Tax records are housed at the county courthouse and at the Arkansas History Commission.  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/tax1834.html 1834 Tax List] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/tax1834.html 1834 Tax List] (Carroll County Historical Society)  
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===== '''''Marriage and Divorces'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriage and Divorces'''''  =====
  
''The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has marriage records dating as early as 1870.
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''The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has marriage records dating as early as 1870.''
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/divorce.html Carroll County Arkansas Divorce Records, Chancery Court Book A, 1870-1897] (Carroll County Histoirical Society)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/divorce.html Carroll County Arkansas Divorce Records, Chancery Court Book A, 1870-1897] (Carroll County Histoirical Society)  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.carrollmadisonlibraries.org/library.aspx?lib=berryville Berryville Public Library]
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*[http://www.carrollmadisonlibraries.org/library.aspx?lib=berryville Berryville Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ Carroll County Arkansas Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcchs/ Carroll County Arkansas Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.carrollmadisonlibraries.org/library.aspx?lib=eureka Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.carrollmadisonlibraries.org/library.aspx?lib=eureka Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library]  
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*[http://www.berryville.com/museum.html Saunders Museum], Berryville  
 
*[http://www.berryville.com/museum.html Saunders Museum], Berryville  
 
*[http://www.shilohmuseum.org/research/research_links.php Shiloh Museum of Ozark History], Springdale, Washington Co.
 
*[http://www.shilohmuseum.org/research/research_links.php Shiloh Museum of Ozark History], Springdale, Washington Co.
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites<br>  ==
 
== Web Sites<br>  ==
  
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*[http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=842 Berryville] (The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)
 
*[http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=752 Carroll County] (The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)  
 
*[http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=752 Carroll County] (The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/carroll.htm Carroll County Archives] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/carroll/carroll.htm Carroll County Archives] (U.S. GenWeb Archives)  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcarrol/carroll.html Carroll County, Arkansas GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcarrol/carroll.html Carroll County, Arkansas GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Carroll/ Carroll County Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Carroll/ Carroll County Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=843 Eureka Springs] (The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture)
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*E[http://www.eurekaspringshistory.com/ ureka Springs History]
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>  
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>  
 
*[http://co.carroll.ar.us/ Welcome to Carroll County] (official site)
 
*[http://co.carroll.ar.us/ Welcome to Carroll County] (official site)

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County Courthouse

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Carroll County Courthouse
210 W Church Street
Berryville, AR 72616-4233
Phone: 870.423.2022

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1870; Clerk Circuit Court has land, divorce records from 1870[1]

History

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Carroll County, Arkansas from Izard County by a legislative act passed 1 Nov 1833. That act took effect on 25 Dec 1833, making the county Arkansas's 26th county.

Prior to that, part of what is currently Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma became Lovely County. Lovely County, which was intended as a residence for Native Americans, was in operation from 1827 to 1828. The Lovely County Citizen, published today in Carroll County's Eureka Springs, is named for the earlier county. Lovely County derived its name from William and Persis Lovely, a white couple who lived among the Cherokee.

In Jan 1834, Carrollton became the county seat and remained so until 1875 or 1880 (sources differ), when Berryville took its place. Currently, the county has dual county seats, Berryville and Eureka Springs. King's River serves as the jurisdictional line between these two county seats, with Berryville serving as the primary seat.

The White River flows through Carroll County. The area contains some of the most mountainous portions of the Ozark Mountains. The county has been noted for its oak and hickory forests and, currently, for poultry and beef production.

Tourism is also a significant industry in Carroll County. This is largely because of Eureka Springs, known as "Little Switzerland." Eureka Springs is characterized by Victorian buildings clustered on steep mountain streets. The county's other county seat, Berryville, is home to the Saunders Museum. 

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832) of Maryland. He was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.[2] Carroll had died just the year before Carroll County was founded.

See also:

Parent County

  • 1833--Caroll County was created 1 November 1833 from Izard County. County seats: Carroll County currently has dual county seats, Berryville and Eureka Springs.

Boundary Changes

  • Carroll County originally comprised most of what is today Boone, Newton, and Carroll Counties, along with a small area that is now in northeastern Pope County. 
  • Part of Carroll County became Madison County in 1836.
  • Part of Carroll County became Newton County in 1842.
  • The northern part of Madison County was added to Carroll County in 1867.
  • The eastern part of Carroll County became Boone County in 1869. 
  • Other minor boundary changes occurred in 1838, 1843, 1846, 1854, 1857, and 1869.

See an interactive map of Carroll County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

  • A courthouse fire in Dec 1869 destroyed all courthouse records dated up to that time.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

See also:

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

By individual cemetery

BillionGraves: Has Google map, searchable database for each cemetery, photos of headstones. Can also search globally for the burial in case the burial may have taken place at a different cemetery.

Census

General
1830
1840
  • 1840 Census Index (S-K Publications via GenWebArchives)
  • 1840 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • 1840 U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas. Wichita, KS: S-K Publications, [1987?]. WorldCat page
  • Worley, Ted R. United States Census (Index) Carroll County, Arkansas 1840; U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas, 1850. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas History Commission, 1957. WorldCat page
1850
  • 1850 Census (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • 1850 Census Index (S-K Publications via GenWeb Archives)
  • 1850 Census Index (Peggy Seidler via GenWeb Archives): Part 1 | Part 2
  • 1850 Slave Schedule (Carroll County Historical Society)
  • Crisp, Robert M. Index to Heads of Households, Carroll Co., Arkansas 1850 Census. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas College of Engineering, 1991. WorldCat page
  • Melson, James E. Arkansas, Carroll County, 1850 Census. Muskogee, OK: Self-published, 1995. WorldCat page
  • Presley, Mrs. Leister E. Carroll County, Arkansas, 1850. Searcy, AR: Self-published, 1970. WorldCat page
  • Schunk, John F. 1850 U.S. Census, Carroll County, Arkansas. Wichita, KS: S-K Publications, 1987. WorldCat page
  • Snow, Joy L. 1850 Carroll County, Arkansas. Marshfield, MO: J.L. Snow, n.d. Family History Library
  • Worley, Ted R. U.S. Census, Carroll County Arkansas, 1850. [1959?]. WorldCat page
1860
  • 1860 census index (Carroll County Historical Society)
  • Buckley, Sandra Johns. 1860 Federal Census Carroll County, Arkansas. Fair Play, MO: Self-published, 1991. WorldCat page
1870
1880
  • 1880 Census Images (GenWeb Archives)
  • 1880 Census Surname Index (Carroll County Historical Society)
  • Fayetteville Public Library Genealogy Dept. Partial Index to the 1880 Carroll County Arkansas Federal Census. Fayetteville, AR: Fayetteville Public Library, 1990. WorldCat page
1920
1930
  • "Census Work" (article about preparations for collecting the 1930 census), Green Forest Tribune, 22 Mar 1900 (Carroll County Historical Society)

Church

  • Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center, Springfield, MO: Eureka Springs figures prominently in the early 20th century pre-denominational history of Pentecostalism. The Flower Center houses a number of periodicals, photographs, and other archival materials pertaining to pre-World War I Pentecostalism in Eureka Springs, Carroll Co., AR.
  • Hicks, Freda Biggerstaff. Church Records of Union United Baptist Church, Carroll County, Arkansas. [AR?]: Self-published, 1989. WorldCat page
  • Winona Church/School, Winona Springs, Carroll County (Arkansas Historic Preservation Program)

Court

The Clerk of the Circuit Court for Carroll County, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has court records dating from 1870.

  • Agee, Peg. Eureka Springs Feud Ends Deadly: Based on Actual Events - Court Transcripts Included. Bloomington, IN: Anchor House, 2008. Google Books preview

Education

Genealogies and Biographies

General:
  • Biographies: Extensive menu, primarily from Goodspeed's history (GenWeb Archives)
  • History and Families, Carroll County, Arkansas. Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2003. WorldCat page
  • Russell, Jesse Lewis. Behind These Ozark Hills (manuscript). Family History Library
  • York, Courtney. Arkansas Carroll County Biographies, 1889. San Jose, CA: House of York, 1971. WorldCat page
Specific families:
  • [Bunch]: Bradley Bunch (Carroll County Historical Society)
  • [Chaney]: Chaney Log House (Historic American Building Surveys at Library of Congress)
  • [Gaskins]: Gaskins, John. Life and Adventures of John Gaskins in the Early History of Northwest Arkansas: True Tales by an Old Hunter. Eureka Springs, AR: Eureka Springs Historical Museum, [1980?]. WorldCat page
  • [Usrey]: Rob & Janie (Phillips) Usrey (Carroll County Historical Society)

Land

The Clerk of the Circuit Court for Carroll County, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has land records dating from 1870.

  • Allen, Desmond Walls. Arkansas State Donation and Swamp Lands: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Fulton, Izard, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and Stone Counties, 1855-2001. Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, 2003. WorldCat page
  • Allen, Desmond Walls, and Bobbie Jones McLane. Arkansas Land Patents, Carroll County: Granted Through 30 Jun 1908. Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, 1991. WorldCat page
  • Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office: Land patents for Carroll County can be searched and viewed online, with scans of the original documents accessible. Searching for Carroll County patents with no particular individual's name yields 205 pages of hits.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

General
Civil War
World War II

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Probate

The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has probate records dating as early as 1870.

Taxation

Tax records are housed at the county courthouse and at the Arkansas History Commission.

  • 1834 Tax List (Carroll County Historical Society)
  • Pyron, Shirley Hamby, and Juanita Norris Buell. 1890 Reconstructed Census of Carroll County, Arkansas, from 1890 Personal Property Tax Records. AR: Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society, [1986?]. WorldCat page

Vital Records

Births
Marriage and Divorces

The County Clerk, at 210 West Church Street in Berryville, has marriage records dating as early as 1870.

Deaths
  • Allen, Desmond Walls. Northwestern Arkansas Death Record Index: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and Washington Counties. Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, 1996. WorldCat page
  • Parton, Reta DeShields, Tonya Parton Williams, and Vineta Wingate. Carroll County, Arkansas Burial Association, Member Deaths, 1941-1962. AR: R.D. Parton, [2002?]. WorldCat

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 66.
  2. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.