Carroll County, Illinois

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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Carroll County are kept, see the [[Carroll County, Illinois Courthouse|Carroll County Courthouse]] page.  
 
County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Carroll County are kept, see the [[Carroll County, Illinois Courthouse|Carroll County Courthouse]] page.  
  
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Revision as of 22:22, 10 August 2011

Coordinates: 42.06°0′N 89.92°0′W / 42.06°N 89.92°W / 42.06; -89.92

Carroll County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 22, 1839
County Seat Mount Carroll
Courthouse
Carroll County Courthouse.gif
Photo courtesy Illinois Regional Archives Depository, Illinois State Archives
Address Carroll County Courthouse
301 North Main St.
Mt. Carroll, Illinois 61053
(815) 244-0221
Carroll County Website

United States Gotoarrow.png IllinoisGotoarrow.png Carroll County

Contents

Carroll County Organization

Carroll County's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877 1839 1877 1840 1837 1839

County Courthouse

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Carroll County are kept, see the Carroll County Courthouse page.

Historical Facts

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

Boundary Changes

  • 22 February 1839: - Carroll County was created from Jo Daviess County. [1]

Interactive map of Carroll County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Records and Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Gotoarrow.png Find A Grave, list of cemeteries. Additional information can be found at local level (city, township, etc.)

Census

For information and tips on accessing census records online, see Illinois Census.

Federal

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190018,963
191018,035−4.9%
192019,3457.3%
193018,433−4.7%
194017,987−2.4%
195018,9765.5%
196019,5072.8%
197019,276−1.2%
198018,779−2.6%
199016,805−10.5%
200016,674−0.8%
201015,387−7.7%
IL Counties 1900-1990

State

1840 Pensioners

  • 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. Washington, D.C., 1841. FHL 973 X2pc 1840; FHL 2321; digital version at Google Books. [See Illinois, Carroll County on page 186.]

Church History and Records

Court Records

Directories

Ethnic Research

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Funeral Homes

Genealogy

Mailing Lists

Message Boards

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Civil War

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

- 34th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.
- 45th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies A and E.
- 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company H.
- 61st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies A and B.
- 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company B.
- 91st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.
- 92nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies C and I.

World War I

World War II

Naturalizations

The Carroll County Genealogical Society's website includes several naturalization collections:

Newspapers and Obituaries

Probate Records

Gotoarrow.png Illinois Probate Records for description of the records

The Clerk of the Circuit Court has responsibility for the probate records of Carroll County. Carroll County is building a free, searchable database of all Closed Probate Records. (id: probate; password: cccc)

Repositories

County Courthouse

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Carroll County are kept, see the Carroll County Courthouse page.

Family History Center

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092, FHL Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)