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Carroll County, Virginia
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Founded 1842
County Seat Hillsville
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Carroll County

Southwest Virginia county.

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County Courthouse

Carroll County, Virginia
P O Box 218
Hillsville, Virginia 24343-0515
540-728-3117

  • Clerk Circuit Court has 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

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 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

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.]

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


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

Court

Genealogy

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.]

Civil War


Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865


Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers 1861-1865
Naturalization


Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

Newspapers

Private Papers


Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007Probate

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

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


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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 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. [hhttp://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Carroll&feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com

 

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