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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Carroll County

Southwest Virginia county.

Location of Carroll County, Virginia
Carroll County Boundary Map

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Charles Carroll (1737-1832)

The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[1]

Parent County

1842--Carroll County was created 17 January 1842 from Grayson and Patrick Counties.
County seat: Hillsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • 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.]

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:[3]

  • 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

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

Court

Genealogy 

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Carroll, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 60,000 entries.

Bibliography
  • [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 Collection 1598430 Item 1
  • [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 & R.B. Manuel, 1984. FHL Collection 929.273 B684mi
  • [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 Film 1320853 Item 2
  • [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 Collection 929.273 M357md
  • [Mabry] See Mayberry.
  • [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 Collection 929.273 M451mx
  • [Smith] Cobb, Arnette Smith. To Know One Another: Some Virginia Smiths -- 1738-1985 and Kin: Carroll County, Twelve Generations. A.S. Cobb, 1985. FHL Collection 929.273 Sm51ca 
  • [Webb] Turner, Ronald Ray. Webb Families of the Virginias. 2007. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb.
  • [Williams] Cox, Fredora May. Descendants of Enoch Williams and Rachel Davis of Carroll County, Virginia. Typescript. FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 5804
  • [Worrell] Edwards, Donna Kelly. Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Worrell, 1833-1915: Carroll County, Virginia. White Hall, Maryland: D.K. Edwards, 1992. FHL Collection 929.273 W896e

Land

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

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.]

Newspapers

Probate

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 ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness has found a lookup volunteer for Carroll County births, marriages, and cemetery records.

Societies and Libraries

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. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. [hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com

 

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