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|Carroll County, Virginia|
Location in the state of Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Southwest Virginia county.
- Lost census: 1890
Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-18721
Kegley, Mary B. Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at FHL; digital version at BYU Family History Archives. [Includes information from Carroll County.]
Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:
- Virginia Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007 - browse collection at FamilySearch; free.
Additional Bible records include:
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:
- Tombstone Trnascription Project Carroll County - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb
For tips on accessing Carroll County, Virginia census records online, see: Virginia Census.
1890 Union Veterans
- Turner, Ronald Ray. Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890. Available online, courtesy: Prince William County Virginia website. [Includes residents of this county.]
Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):
- Goodspur Monthly Meeting (1790-1800) aka Dugspur
- Road Creek Monthly Meeting (1802-1810)
- Ward's Gap Monthly Meeting, Hillsville, Va. (1795-1825)
- 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.
- 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.]
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.
- - 22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen's Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate). Company G.
- - 24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Carroll Boys).
- - 25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company F.
- - 29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Carroll Marksmen), Company D (Rifle Rangers), and Company E.
- - 30th Battalion, Virginia Sharpshooters (Clarke's) (Confederate). Company E.
Records and histories are available, including:
- Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865
- Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers 1861-1865
Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929
- "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 ($).
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness has found a lookup volunteer for Carroll County births, marriages, and cemetery records.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Carroll County, Virginia USGENWEBwww.vagenweb.org/carroll/
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cyndi's List
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- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Wikipedia Contributors, "Charles Carroll of Carrollton," in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton, accessed 13 January 2012.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ [hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line, Ranger95.com, accessed 11 June 2012.
- ↑ Ralph White Gunn, 24th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 34.
- ↑ Dobbie E. Lambert, 25th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 106.
- ↑ John Perry Alderman, 29th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 53.
- ↑ Michael West, 30th Battalion Virginia Sharpshooters (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1995). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 108.