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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Carroll_County,_Virginia|Carroll County]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Carroll County'''  
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest Virginia] county.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carroll County
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| state = Virginia
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| founded year = 1842
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| seat wl = Hillsville
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest Virginia] county.
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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[http://carrollcountyva.org/index.php/cc_template/landing/ '''Carroll County, Virginia''']<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 218<br>Hillsville, Virginia 24343-0515<br>540-728-3117<br>Clerk Circuit Court has birth records 1842-1896, <br>marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1842<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Virginia. Page 711 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== History  ==
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[[Image:{{CharlesCarroll}}]]  
 
[[Image:{{CharlesCarroll}}]]  
  
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.</ref>  
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton Charles Carroll] (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.<ref>Wikipedia Contributors, "Charles Carroll of Carrollton," in ''Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia,'' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton, accessed 13 January 2012.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1842'''--Carroll County was created 17 January 1842 from [[Grayson County, Virginia|Grayson]] and&nbsp;[[Patrick County, Virginia|Patrick ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Hillsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1842'''--Carroll County was created 17 January 1842 from [[Grayson County, Virginia|Grayson]] and [[Patrick County, Virginia|Patrick ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Hillsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Carroll County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1963):33-35. Available at {{FHL|33159|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 New England Ancestors ]($).
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at {{FHL|1234067|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH42,53652 BYU Family History Archives]. [Includes information from Carroll County.]
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*Freedmen's [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1596147 Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872]
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*Kegley, Mary B. ''Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at {{FHL|1234067|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|69756}}. [Includes information from Carroll County.]
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Carroll County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Carroll County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Carroll County:<ref>[hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Carroll County:<ref>[hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
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==== Census  ====
 
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'''''1890 Union Veterans'''''  
 
'''''1890 Union Veterans'''''  
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*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890]''. Available online, courtesy: [http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm Prince William County Virginia] website. [Includes residents of this county.]
 
*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890]''. Available online, courtesy: [http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm Prince William County Virginia] website. [Includes residents of this county.]
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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===== Quaker =====
  
==== Genealogy&nbsp;  ====
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Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):
  
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
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*'''Goodspur Monthly Meeting''' (1790-1800) aka Dugspur<ref name="jay">Jay Worrall, ''The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. {{FHL|702792|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2wj}}.</ref>
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*'''Road Creek Monthly Meeting''' (1802-1810)<ref name="jay" />
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*'''Ward's Gap Monthly Meeting,''' Hillsville, Va. (1795-1825)<ref name="jay" />
  
*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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==== Court Records  ====
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== General =====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=+Carroll+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Carroll, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 60,000 entries.
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See [[Carroll County, Virginia Genealogy]]  
  
===== Bibliography  =====
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==== Land and Property ====
 
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*'''[Alderman]''' Spear, Verne Raymond. ''The Descendants of Jacob Alderman/Oldermann 1777-1821, Germany - Carroll Co., VA''. MSS., New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. {{FHL|776105|item}} 1598430 Item 1
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*'''[Bowman]''' Manley, Iva Bowman and Regina Bowman Manuel. ''Origins of the Bowmans of Carroll County, Va.: The Bowman Family History''. Max Meadows, Virginia: I.B. Manley &amp; R.B. Manuel, 1984. {{FHL|101561|item}} 929.273 B684mi
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*'''[Lyon]''' Lyon(s) Family Association of America. ''Lyon(s) Family Archives, ca.1605-ca.1980: Lyon(s) Individual and Family Files for Various Counties in the State of Virginia''. Typescript, 1960-1975. {{FHL|408849|item|disp=FHL Film 1320853 Item 2}}
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*'''[Marshall]''' Marshall, David W. ''Descendants of Martin Marshall and Allied Families of Calvert County, Maryland, Carroll County, Va. and Forsyth Counties North Carolina''. Columbia, South Carolina: D. Marshall, 1994. {{FHL|742156|item}} 929.273 M357md
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*'''[Mabry] '''''See Mayberry.''
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*'''[Mayberry]''' McColman, Ora Belle Mayberry. ''A Few of the Descendants of Charles Mayberry/Mabry of Grayson (Carroll) Co. VA., 176?-1840''. 2 vols. Roanoke, Virginia: O.M. McColman, 1987. {{FHL|482705|item}} 929.273 M451mx
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*'''[Smith]''' Cobb, Arnette Smith. ''To Know One Another: Some Virginia Smiths -- 1738-1985 and Kin: Carroll County, Twelve Generations''. A.S. Cobb, 1985.&nbsp;{{FHL|1106678|item}}&nbsp;929.273 Sm51ca&nbsp;
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*'''[Webb]''' Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/family/twebb/webbindex.htm Webb Families of the Virginias]''. 2007. Available online, courtesy: [http://www.wvgenweb.org/raleigh/ Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb].
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*'''[Williams]''' Cox, Fredora May. ''Descendants of Enoch Williams and Rachel Davis of Carroll County, Virginia''. Typescript. {{FHL|398790|item}} 929.273 A1 no. 5804
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*'''[Worrell]''' Edwards, Donna Kelly. ''Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Worrell, 1833-1915: Carroll County, Virginia''. White Hall, Maryland: D.K. Edwards, 1992. {{FHL|570610|item}} 929.273 W896e
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==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records and History ====
  
===== '''''Revolutionary War''''' =====
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===== Revolutionary War  =====
  
 
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Revolutionary War Pension Applications of Southwest Virginia Soldiers''. n.p.: M.B. Kegley, 1997. {{FHL|677541|item}} [Includes Carroll County pensioners.]
 
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Revolutionary War Pension Applications of Southwest Virginia Soldiers''. n.p.: M.B. Kegley, 1997. {{FHL|677541|item}} [Includes Carroll County pensioners.]
  
===== '''''War of 1812''''' =====
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===== 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|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, Virginia, Carroll County, p. 67.]
 
*''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, Virginia, Carroll County, p. 67.]
  
==== Newspapers ====
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===== Civil War =====
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{VAciv}}
  
==== Research Guides  ====
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:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company D.<ref>[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>
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:- [[22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen's Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate)|22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen's Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate)]]. Company G.
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:- [[24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company C (Carroll Boys).<ref>Ralph White Gunn, ''24th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). {{FHL|577176|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 34}}.</ref>
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:- [[25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company F.<ref>Dobbie E. Lambert, ''25th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). {{FHL|566442|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 106}}.</ref>
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:- [[29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company C (Carroll Marksmen), Company D (Rifle Rangers), and Company E.<ref>John Perry Alderman, ''29th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). {{FHL|417086|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 53}}.</ref>
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:- [[30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters (Clarke's) (Confederate)|30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters (Clarke's) (Confederate)]]. Company E.<ref>Michael West, ''30th Battalion Virginia Sharpshooters'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1995). {{FHL|746071|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 108}}.</ref>
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:- [[37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Dunn's Battalion, Partisan Rangers) (Confederate)|37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Dunn's Battalion, Partisan Rangers) (Confederate)]]. Company D and Company I.<ref>J.L. Scott, ''36th and 37th Battalions Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1986). {{FHL|576978|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 24}}.</ref>
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:- [[45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Rough and Readys) and Company I (Reed Island Rifles).<ref>J.L. Scott, ''45th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). {{FHL|487695|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 58}}.</ref>
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:- [[50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company I.<ref>John C. Chapla, ''50th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|650201|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 129}}.</ref>
  
*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Carroll County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1963):33-35. Available at {{FHL|33159|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 New England Ancestors ]($).
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Records and histories are available, including:
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*Virginia, Civil [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932382 War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865]
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*Virginia, Civil War [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932427 Service Records of Union Soldiers 1861-1865]<br>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1877093 Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929]
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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{VAnews}}
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==== Probate Records  ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.raogk.org Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] has found a lookup volunteer for Carroll County births, marriages, and cemetery records.  
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{{VAbmd}}
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1740-1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3723 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850] (Ancestry) ($).
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1855-1896''' - [http://www.vagenweb.org/carroll/vitals/carr_dea.htm Carroll County Deaths] (VAGenWeb)
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{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church Records|Church Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.vagenweb.org/carroll/ www.vagenweb.org/carroll/ Carroll County, Virginia USGENWEB]
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/va/counties/carroll/ Cyndi's List]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Carroll County, Virginia
Map
Boundary map of Carroll County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1842
County Seat Hillsville
Courthouse

Southwest Virginia county.

Contents

County Courthouse

Carroll County, Virginia
P O Box 218
Hillsville, Virginia 24343-0515
540-728-3117
Clerk Circuit Court has birth records 1842-1896,
marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1842[1]

Beginning Dates for Carroll County, Virginia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1855 1843 1854 1850 1842 1842

History

Charles Carroll (1737-1832)

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

Parent County

1842--Carroll County was created 17 January 1842 from Grayson and Patrick Counties.
County seat: Hillsville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Carroll County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1963):33-35. Available at FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($).

African American

Bible Records

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:

Additional Bible records include:

Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Carroll County, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Carroll County:[4]

  • Alderman Cemetery
  • Alexander Cemetery
  • Alexander Webb Cemetery
  • Alford Cemetery
  • Alfred Marshall Cemetery
  • Allen Cemetery
  • Alley Cemetery
  • Allison Chapel Cemetery
  • Andrew Jennings Cemetery
  • Annis Goad Cemetery
  • Ayers Cemetery
  • Ballard Worrell Cemetery
  • Banks Cemetery
  • Barber Cemetery
  • Barnes Cemetery
  • Beamer Cemetery
  • Beasley Hill Cemetery
  • Bethany Cemetery
  • Bishops Chapel Cemetery
  • Blair Cemetery
  • Blue Ridge Chapel Cemetery
  • Bobbitt Cemetery
  • Bolt Cemetery
  • Bowman Cemetery
  • Bowman-Fariss-Martin Cemetery
  • Branscome Cemetery
  • Burnett Cemetery
  • Burnett-Hanks Cemetery
  • Burnett-Oak Grove Cemetery
  • C Walker Nester Cemetery
  • Can Horton Cemetery
  • Cana Cemetery
  • Carter Cemetery
  • Carter-Wilkerson Cemetery
  • Charles H Webb Cemetery
  • Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  • Church Alderman Cemetery
  • Coal Creek Memorial Cemetery
  • Coleman Cemetery
  • Collier Cemetery
  • Combs Cemetery
  • Coulson Cemetery
  • Cox Cemetery
  • Cranberry Cemetery
  • Crooked Creek Cemetery
  • Crooked Oak Cemetery
  • Cruise Cemetery
  • Culler Cemetery
  • Dalton Cemetery
  • Dalton-Horton Cemetery
  • Daniel Dickens Cemetery
  • Daniel Stanley Cemetery
  • Davis Cemetery
  • Dean Cox Cemetery
  • DeHaven Cemetery
  • Dell Turner Cemetery
  • Dillard Cemetery
  • Dinwiddie Cemetery
  • Dixon Cemetery
  • Doctor Jess Dickens Cemetery
  • Dry Pond Cemetery
  • Easrly Marshall Cemetery
  • Easter Cemetery
  • Edwards Cemetery
  • Edwards Chapel Cemetery
  • Edwards-Upchurch Cemetery
  • Eli Sowers Cemetery
  • Elk Spur Cemetery
  • Emmitt D Stanley Cemetery
  • Epworth Cemetery
  • Ezra Marshall Cemetery
  • Fairlawn Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Fellowship Tabernacle Cemetery
  • Fielden Worrell Cemetery
  • Flat Ridge Cemetery
  • Flower Gap Cemetery
  • Floyd Edwards Cemetery
  • Flurnoy Cloud Cemetery
  • Frazier Cemetery
  • Freemont Cemetery
  • Fugate Dalton Cemetery
  • Gallimore-McPeak Cemetery
  • Gardner Cemetery
  • Gladesboro Cemetery
  • Goad Cemetery
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Gray Cemetery
  • Green B Mabry Cemetery
  • Green Hill Cemetery
  • Guynn Cemetery
  • Hall Cemetery
  • Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery
  • Hattie Marshall Cemetery
  • Heath Banks Cemetery
  • Hebron Cemetery
  • Henley Cemetery
  • Henry F Vass Cemetery
  • Hill Cemetery
  • Horton Cemetery
  • Hurst Cemetery
  • Independence Cemetery
  • Isom Cemetery
  • Jack Allen Cemetery
  • Jackson Cemetery
  • Jackson Peak Cemetery
  • James Cloud Cemetery
  • James F Goad Cemetery
  • James Webb Cemetery
  • Jennings Cemetery
  • Jesse Bond Cemetery
  • Jessup Cemetery
  • Jimmy Marshall Cemetery
  • John Cassell Cemetery
  • John Finney Cemetery
  • John Goad Cemetery
  • John Largen Cemetery
  • John Patterson Webb Cemetery
  • Johnson Cemetery
  • Johnson-Leftwich Cemetery
  • Jonah Marshall Cemetery
  • Jones Cemetery
  • Joseph Bryant Cemetery
  • Joseph Horton Cemetery
  • Kemp Cemetery
  • King Cemetery
  • Largen Cemetery
  • Laurel Fork Cemetery
  • Leonard Memorial Cemetery
  • Lewis F Webb Cemetery
  • Liberty Cemetery
  • Liberty Hill Cemetery
  • Lilburn Richardson Cemetery
  • Lindsey-Old Bethesda Cemetery
  • Little Vine Cemetery
  • Lost Cemetery
  • Love Cemetery
  • Mabe Cemetery
  • Mabry Cemetery
  • Maple Shade Cemetery
  • Marion Cemetery
  • Marshall Cemetery
  • Marshall-Bowman Cemetery
  • Marshall-Mabry Cemetery
  • Martin Cemetery
  • Martin Phillips Cemetery
  • McCraw Cemetery
  • McGrady Cemetery
  • McGrady-Thomas Cemetery
  • McMillian Cemetery
  • McPeak Cemetery
  • Melton Cemetery
  • Midway Cemetery
  • Milepost 197 Cemetery
  • Mitchell Cemetery
  • Mitchell Chapel Cemetery
  • Moles Cemetery
  • Monta Vista Cemetery
  • Montgomery Cemetery
  • Montgomery-Smith Cemetery
  • Moore Cemetery
  • Morris Cemetery
  • Mount Bethel Cemetery
  • Mount Carroll Cemetery
  • Mount Hebron Cemetery
  • Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Mount Olivet Cemetery
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Mountain Plains Cemetery
  • Myers Cemetery
  • Nelson Cemetery
  • New Bell Spur Cemetery
  • New Hope Cemetery
  • New Mount Lebanon Cemetery
  • Newman Cemetery
  • Nige Lineberry Cemetery
  • North Cemetery
  • Nuckolls Cemetery
  • Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Oak Ridge Cemetery
  • Oakland Cemetery
  • Old Gilmer Chapel Cemetery
  • Old Mount Lebanon Cemetery
  • Old Quaker Cemetery
  • Orvin Lineberry Cemetery
  • Osbourne Cemetery
  • Painter Cemetery
  • Panther Creek Cemetery
  • Parish Cemetery
  • Parnell Cemetery
  • Pauls Creek Cemetery
  • Pendleton Cemetery
  • Phillips Cemetery
  • Pickett Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Pine View Cemetery
  • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  • Polly Ann Marshall Cemetery
  • Puckett Cemetery
  • Quesenberry-Dalton Cemetery
  • Quesenberry-Semones Cemetery
  • Quesinberry Cemetery
  • Reece Cemetery
  • Reed Island Springs Cemetery
  • Rigney Cemetery
  • River Hill Cemetery
  • Roberts Cemetery
  • Rocky Ford Cemetery
  • Rome Cemetery
  • Round Knob Cemetery
  • Saint Paul Cemetery
  • Sandy Ridge Cemetery
  • Sarah Payne Cemetery
  • Semones Cemetery
  • Semones-Sunnyside Cemetery
  • Shadrick Worrell Cemetery
  • Sharp Cemetery
  • Shiloh Cemetery
  • Shockley Cemetery
  • Shorts Creek-Frazier Cemetery
  • Silverleaf Cemetery
  • Simpkins Cemetery
  • Skyview-Webb Cemetery
  • Smith Cemetery
  • Smith-Byrd Cemetery
  • Sollie Alderman Cemetery
  • Spence Cemetery
  • Stanley Cemetery
  • Stephen Bond Cemetery
  • Stockner Cemetery
  • Stone Mountain Cemetery
  • Stoneman Hill Cemetery
  • Strock Chapel Cemetery
  • Stuphin Cemetery
  • Surratt Cemetery
  • Sutphin Cemetery
  • Tade Quesenberry Cemetery
  • Tate Goad Cemetery
  • Taylor Cemetery
  • Terry Cemetery
  • Theophilus Quesenberry Cemetery
  • Thomas Alderman Cemetery
  • Thomas Cemetery
  • Thomas Dickens Cemetery
  • Thomas E Marshall Cemetery
  • Thomas Jennings Cemetery
  • Thompson Cemetery
  • Thompson-Belt Cemetery
  • Tobler Cemetery
  • Tolbert Cemetery
  • Tolbert-Westmoreland Cemetery
  • Turman Cemetery
  • Turner-Duncan Cemetery
  • Victor Webb Cemetery
  • Vince Largen Cemetery
  • Vinson Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
  • Wash Edwards Cemetery
  • Watson Cemetery
  • Webb Cemetery
  • Weddle Cemetery
  • White Cemetery
  • Wilkinson Cemetery
  • Willard Cemetery
  • William Cox Cemetery
  • William Jackson Cemetery
  • Williams Cemetery
  • Williams-Jenkins Cemetery
  • Willow Hill Cemetery
  • Wilson Cemetery
  • Wisler Cemetery
  • Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Worrell Cemetery
  • Worrell Memorial Cemetery

Census

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

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18505,909
18608,01235.6%
18709,14714.2%
188013,32345.7%
189015,49716.3%
190019,30324.6%
191021,1169.4%
192021,2830.8%
193022,1414.0%
194025,90417.0%
195026,6953.1%
196023,178−13.2%
197023,092−0.4%
198027,27018.1%
199026,594−2.5%
200029,24510.0%

1890 Union Veterans

Church Records

Quaker

Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):

  • Goodspur Monthly Meeting (1790-1800) aka Dugspur[5]
  • Road Creek Monthly Meeting (1802-1810)[5]
  • Ward's Gap Monthly Meeting, Hillsville, Va. (1795-1825)[5]

Court Records

Genealogy

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Land and Property

Local Histories

  • Alderman, John Perry. Carroll 1765-1815, the Settlements: A History of the First Fifty Years of Carroll County, Virginia. n.p.: Central Va. Newspapers, 1985. Available at FHL.

Maps

Military Records and History

Revolutionary War
  • Kegley, Mary B. Revolutionary War Pension Applications of Southwest Virginia Soldiers. n.p.: M.B. Kegley, 1997. FHL Collection [Includes Carroll County pensioners.]
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, Virginia, Carroll County, p. 67.]
Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Carroll County, Virginia 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, Virginia:

- 4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate). Company D.[6]
- 22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen's Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate). Company G.
- 24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Carroll Boys).[7]
- 25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company F.[8]
- 29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Carroll Marksmen), Company D (Rifle Rangers), and Company E.[9]
- 30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters (Clarke's) (Confederate). Company E.[10]
- 37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Dunn's Battalion, Partisan Rangers) (Confederate). Company D and Company I.[11]
- 45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company E (Rough and Readys) and Company I (Reed Island Rifles).[12]
- 50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company I.[13]

Records and histories are available, including:

Naturalization and Citizenship

Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

Newspapers

The Virginia Newspapers Project identifies local Carroll County, Virginia newspapers.

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Indexes to Carroll County, Virginia births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch - free. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Virginia. Page 711 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia Contributors, "Charles Carroll of Carrollton," in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton, accessed 13 January 2012.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. [hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Jay Worrall, The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. FHL Book 975.5 K2wj.
  6. The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line, Ranger95.com, accessed 11 June 2012.
  7. Ralph White Gunn, 24th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 34.
  8. Dobbie E. Lambert, 25th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 106.
  9. John Perry Alderman, 29th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 53.
  10. Michael West, 30th Battalion Virginia Sharpshooters (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1995). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 108.
  11. J.L. Scott, 36th and 37th Battalions Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1986). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 24.
  12. J.L. Scott, 45th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 58.
  13. John C. Chapla, 50th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 129.