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Mt. Zion Library Genealogy Resources

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.


Birth Records

The Carroll County Health Department and the Georgia Division of Public Health have Carroll County birth records



Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery (1980)

929.575839 MOUNT




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


Family Histories

The Entrekin family SP 929.2 ENTREKIN

The Richards Story SP 929.2 RICHARDS


Land Records


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

v.1 1827-1836

v.2 1836-1843

v.3 1843-1855


Local Histories

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.



Marriage Records

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.


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