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Carroll County, New Hampshire

Carroll County was founded on December 22, 1840 from Strafford County. The county was named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737 – 1832), who had died eight years prior and was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence..

The Carroll County Seat is located in Ossipee and the county government website is

Areas adjacent to Carroll County are Grafton CountyBelknap CountyStrafford CountyYork County, Maine, Oxford County, Maine, Coos County.

Cities and towns (date formed) situated in Carroll County are Albany (1766), Bartlett, Brookfield (1794), Chatham, Conway, Eaton, Effingham, Freedom, Jackson, Madison, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Sandwich, Tamworth, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, and Wolfeboro and Hales.

Carroll County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules exist for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Carroll Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There is free down-loadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Carroll County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Carroll County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Carroll County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist frequently forget about the great importance of Carroll County court, probate, and land documents as a resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Hidden away in New Hampshire courthouses and archives just about everywhere tend to be the hopes and dreams and worries of the many New Hampshire citizens.

The odds are excellent that your particular forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least some elements of their lives in the Carroll County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

Please speak to the clerk’s dept to verify hours, mailing address, fees and other facts in advance of visiting or inquiring about information because of occasionally changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. Many workers will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the person to complete the research.

The following facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, property, wills, and courtroom records are typically in Carroll County. The years indicated below are considered the first noted records data in this county.

Carroll County Links

The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Carroll County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is simply a collection that has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own most liked Carroll County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Carroll Co. NH Books, Newspapers & Publications

Carroll Co. NH Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Carroll Co. NH Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Carroll Co. NH Census Records

Carroll Co. NH Cemeteries & Church Records

Carroll Co. NH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Carroll Co. NH General and History Websites

Carroll Co. NH Immigration & Naturalization

Carroll Co. NH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Carroll Co. NH Military Records

Carroll Co. NH Schools & Directories