Carroll County, Ohio
Genealogy, History & Facts
Carroll County, Ohio Facts
When was Carroll County, OH Created?
Carroll County was created on January 1, 1833 from Columbiana County, Harrison County, Jefferson County, Stark and Tuscarawas County . This county was named for Charles Carroll (1737-1832), last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.
Carroll County, OH Vital Records
Where can find Carroll County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Carroll County vital records can be found at the Ohio Department of Health which has Birth Records since Dec 20, 1908; Death Records since since 1954 and copies of Marriage and Divorce Records since 1918 to present There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Ohio for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Carroll County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Ohio Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail. The Archives Division has copies of births before 1908, death before 1944 and marriage records before 1949.
Carroll County, OH Census Records
What Carroll County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Carroll County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Carroll Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Ohio Census Records Research Guide
Carroll County, OH Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Carroll County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Carroll County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Ohio courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Ohio residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Carroll County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Ohio Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Carroll County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 119 South Lisbon Street , Carrollton 44615-1492
- Phone: (330) 627-2250
- Carroll County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (330) 627-2323
- Marriage Records: 1833
- Probate Records: 1826
- Carroll County Recorder
- Phone: 330-627-4545
- Land Records: 1833
- Carroll County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas
- Phone: (330) 627-2450
- Court Records: 1833
- Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
- BLM Land Records
- Carroll County USGenWeb Archives Project
Carroll County, OH Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Carroll County, OH?
A list of Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Carroll County Chapter, OGS, Box 36, 24 Second St. N.E., Carrollton, Oh 44615, Phone: (330) 627-9411; meets at the Friendship Center, Carroll County Fairgrounds, Carrollton, OH on the third Tuesday of each month except for July and October. 7:30pm in July (picnic) and October (dinner) elsewhere.
- Carroll County Historical Society, PO Box 174, Carrollton, OH 44615-0174; Phone: (330) 627-5910; The Carroll County Historical Society holds the Algonquin Mill Fall Festival each year the second weekend of October. The Society has an arboretum; steam mill and seven log buildings on the farm site. The Society also operates the McCook House in cooperation with the Ohio Historical Society.
- Malvern Historical Society, PO Box 80, Malvern, OH 44644-0080; Phone: (330) 863-9964; To date, the Malvern Historical Society does not have a permanent museum, but such a museum will be an actuality within the next two years. It promotes local history by articles in the newspaper and projects of historical interest for the community.
- Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Library Division, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211; Telephone: 614-297-2300
- Ohio Genealogical Society, 713 South Main Street, Mansfield OH 44907-1644
Where can I connect with other Carroll County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Ohio Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Ohio State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Carroll County, Ohio Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Carroll County
- Carroll County, Ohio Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com) read and post messages with other genealogy researchers for Carroll County
What other genealogical resources are available in Carroll County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Carroll County.