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Probate Court Case Files

Creator: Riley County. Probate Court

Date: 1857-1939

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF1445-1495
Microfilm reels MF2321 - MF2341

Unit ID: 196572

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Probate Court Case Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Individual case files from cases held before the probate court. Concerned with decedents' estates, guardianship of minors, and cases concerning individuals considered mentally incompetent by the court. Individual files always include information concerning names of individuals involved, case number, and original filing dates. Cases can include all types of records related to probate cases from copies of wills and initiating the probate process to appointments of administrators or guardians and their accountings of estates to exhibits and forms for filing claims against estates, etc. Filed in an alpha-numeric order based upon the first letter of the individual's last name and date of original filing. See series 197442 for index to case files.

Microfilm:

  • MF 1445: CASE NOS. A-1 -- A-46a 1870-1905
  • MF 1446: CASE NOS. A-46b -- A-114 1905-1928
  • MF 1447: CASE NOS. A-115 -- A-157 1928-1937
  • MF 1448: CASE NOS. A-158 -- A-168 1937-1939
  • MF 1448 no. 2: CASE NOS. B-001 -- B-083 1857-1899
  • MF 1449: CASE NOS. B-084 -- B-140 1900-1912
  • MF 1450: CASE NOS. B-141 -- B-228 1912-1924
  • MF 1451: CASE NOS. B-229 -- B-270 1924-1930
  • MF 1452: CASE NOS. B-271 -- B-320 1930-1933
  • MF 1453: CASE NOS. B-321 -- B-374 1933-1938
  • MF 1454: CASE NOS. B-375 -- B-394 1938-1939
  • MF 1454 no. 2: CASE NOS. C-001 -- C-043 1857-1894
  • MF 1455: CASE NOS. C-044 -- C-116 1894-1920
  • MF 1456: CASE NOS. C-117 -- C-183 1920-1928
  • MF 1457: CASE NOS. C-184 -- C-247 1928-1935
  • MF 1458: CASE NOS. C-248 -- C-296 1935-1939
  • MF 1458 no. 2: CASE NOS. D-001 -- D-015 1862-1887
  • MF 1459: CASE NOS. D-016 -- D-064 1887-1911
  • MF 1460: CASE NOS. D-065 -- D-142 1911-1927
  • MF 1461: CASE NOS. D-143 -- D-187 1927-1936
Complete microfilm list

Index Terms

Subjects

    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Claims against decedents' estates -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Executors and administrators -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Riley County

Agency Classification:

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