Carroll was born on November 13 1926, in Dade County Georgia, his parents are Ethel Oliver, and Alvis G. Ellis. Carroll's mother Ethel passed away Feb 18 1934 in Georgia, at the age of 8 yrs old. His father moved him to Dade, County Florida where his father remarried in 1937. Accounding to the 1940 Census he lived in apt no# 22 NE 167 Street in Miami Florida. He enlisted into the Military Service for The Army and sailed off to the Philippianes on Dec 23 1945, and returned from the service sometime late 1948. He then married on March 13 1960, had two children Teresa, and Carroll Jr. and then divorced in May 1966. He remarried May 5 1967 to Geraldine Bass Ellis, and had another daughter name Melodi. He residence in 1969 Royal Palm Beach Florida, then moved to 4169 12th street in WPB. His occupation was driving a large craine, and building condos on the beach. And by 1970-1974 Built a 4-bedroom house, 21/2 bath double car garage, swimming pool, on a corner acre lot, it took him about 9 months to build himself. He then moved to the center part of Florida in Highlands County Sebring, Florida, and had 5 acres of planting and picking grapes, and crawldads creators. He then moved back to West Palm Beach Florida, and about 2005-He moved to Newberry South Carolina, and lost his wife on April 21 2005, now that he retired, he's of course lost. And now, he has two daughters, 3 grandsons, 3 grand daughter, and 5 great grandchildren. He is surly blessed. It's 2015, and he's now he's 88, and still walking and getting around.