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Guide to Carroll County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

Carroll County Courthouse
Lexington Street
Carrollton, MS 38917
Phone: 662.237.9274

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1870. [1]

History

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The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[2]

Parent County

1833--Carroll County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession. County records are housed in and Vaiden.
County seat: Carrollton[3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Carroll County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.


Church

Episcopal

Grace Church, Carrollton

  • 1861-1885 - Grace Church, Carrollton, Baptism Index 1861-1885. Batch C714091 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1861-1895 - Grace Church, Carrollton, Marriage Index 1861-1895. Batch M714091 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Methodist Episcopal

Methodist Episcopal Church, Carrollton

  • 1870-1885 - Methodist Episcopal Church, Carrollton, Baptism Index 1870-1885. Batch C714081 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1870-1895 - Methodist Episcopal Church, Carrollton, Marriage Index 1870-1895. Batch M714081 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • 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 that were specifically formed in Carroll County. 
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)
Company C - Carroll Rangers
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters
Company A - Coms Avengers
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company E - Carroll Light Artillery
Company L - Vaiden Artillery
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Carroll Rangers
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
Company G - Coyle’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company A - Ford’s Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Red Invincibles
Company E - Stephens Guards
Company H - Carroll County Rebels
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Mississippi Rangers
Company B - Trotter’s Company
Company C - Curtis’ Company
Company D - Scales’ Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Carroll County Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Mississippi page 378, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.

 

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