This is a guide to some basic genealogy resources that relate to Carroll County, Georgia. They are located in Special Collections at the Mt. Zion Public Library in Mt. Zion.
Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery (1980)
Carroll County 1830 – 1880
SP 929.375839 CARRO
Carroll County 1860
SP 929.375839 GEORG
Other Dates and Counties
Search the Ancestry Library Edition (available only at the library) database for all U.S. census records from 1790 to 1930.
1890 Census records were lost in a fire. Only a fragment exists, with just a handful of names from Georgia. You can search the few records that remain using Ancestry.
Church Histories and Records
Bethesda Baptist Church, 1849-1949 SP 286.175839 WORD
Charles Wesley’s first Frederica sermon “On Singleness if Intention” SP 252.07 WESLE
History of Union Camp Ground, 1876-1976 SP 287.6758 39 AWTRY
St. Paul Methodist Church SP 287.6758 39 FOSTE
St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church SP 283.75839 STORY
The Entrekin family SP 929.2 ENTREKIN
The Richards Story SP 929.2 RICHARDS
Deeds and Mortgages
The clerk of court at the Carroll County courthouse has more deed books and their indexes.
Carroll County, Georgia Abstract of Deed Book 929.375839 WORD
The March of Time (Bowdon, 1938-1946) 975.839 WHATL
The Heritage of Carroll County, Georgia, 1826-2001 929.375839 HERIT
The News from Chauncey SP 929.2758532 NEWS V.3
The Map Room in the County Administration building on College St. in Carrollton has many maps.
The Probate Court at the Carroll County Courthouse has Carroll County marriage and divorce records.
Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865
REF 929.3758 ROSTE, Vols. 1-6
You can also search for military records, especially Civil War records and World War I draft cards, in the Ancestry database on the library’s computers.