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Title: Joseph Carroll CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR050
Primary Creator: Carroll, Joseph (1832-1865)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1986. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects:
Forms of Material: Genealogies (histories)
Languages: English

Abstract

The Carroll family bible donated to the collection by Joseph Carroll, former mayor of Denton, Texas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Carroll family bible donated to the collection by Joseph Carroll, former mayor of Denton, Texas.

Biographical Note

Joseph A. Carroll was born on November 28, 1832 in Pike County, Missouri. He was the youngest of eleven children. He received a common school and academic education, clerked in the commercial house of Edwin Draper Brothers in Louisiana. He left for Texas in 1853, and arrived in Denton, Texas where he was appointed commissioner to sell lots and practiced law till 1861 and he married Miss Celia J. Burrows on March 28, 1858. They later had three children together. After being discharged from the Confederate army as a major at Hempstead, Texas on June, 1865. Joseph A. Carroll returned to practice at the bar and he prospered. In 1869, his wife died. Later, he married his second wife, Miss Martha Inmon. In February, 1876, Major Carroll was elected judge of the district until Januray 1881. He then embarked on the banking business in Denton, Texas.

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Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 86-030
Acquisition Source: Historical Collection
Preferred Citation: Joseph Carroll Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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