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Petition for Probate of Wills

Creator: Shawnee County. Probate Court

Date: 1921-1940

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF3807-MF3810

Unit ID: 192442

Space Required/Quantity: 0.08 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Petition for Probate of Wills

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records related to probating wills and thereby disbursing a deceased individual's estate. Can include petitions for probate of will, orders for hearing proof of will, orders admitting wills to probate, testimony regarding handwriting of subscribing witness, testimony of subscribing witness, inventories of all moneys and real estate or short form inventories, bonds of residuary legatee, and verification of sureties in order to ensure that legatees can cover debts from estate. Typical information provided includes deceased individual's name, date of death, lists of heirs, real and personal property amounts, names of witnesses, etc. See also series 191968 and 192421.

Microfilm:

  • MF 3807: PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL, 143, 163 1921-1927
  • MF 3807: VOL 143, 167 1921-1927
  • MF 3808: VOL. 161, 197 1927-1931
  • MF 3808: PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL, 161, 197 1927-1931
  • MF 3809: PETITION OF PROBATE OF WILL, 205, 216 1931-1936
  • MF 3809: PETITION OF PROBATE OF WILL, 241, 252 1936-1940
  • MF 3809: VOL. 205, 216 1931-1936
  • MF 3810: VOL. 241, 252 1936-1940

Index Terms

Subjects

    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Wills -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Courts. Probate Court.