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Carroll County Contacts
Hello, my name is
"Buddy" Pergson, and I am your County Coordinator. Efforts will be made
to continuously expand the website.
I am very knowledgeable with Carroll County
and is also an expert on the Mississippi Choctaw Band.
Coordinators Annie Geoghegan and
Carroll County, Mississippi was established by legislative act in
1833, and named for Charles G. Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland, one
of the immortal signers of the Declaration of Independence. It was
carved out of a part of
the territory ceded by the Choctaw Indians
to the United States by the
Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830.
As originally established, it
embraced territory more than twice its
present size. It extended on the
north three miles farther than now,
and reached some five miles east of
the present city of Winona (now
in Montgomery County). On the west it
was bounded by the
Tallahatchie and Yazoo rivers. The southern boundary was as at
present, but then extended from the Yazoo to Big Black River.
volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi. I have
family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much
information as possible on early Carroll County History.
Carroll County, Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Web Site was brought
online in 1998, and is sponsored by the
a part of the
This website has been developed to provide research and family history
resources for Carroll County, Mississippi ancestry.
New resources are added as made available, so check back often for new