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Letters of Testamentary

Creator: Sedgwick County. Probate Court

Date: 1886-1954

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF2822 and MF2823

Unit ID: 197321

Space Required/Quantity: 1.34 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Letters of Testamentary

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Testamentary letters were one step in the process of disbursing an individual's estate after he or she died, for those individuals who made a will before dying. Letters state that the will and last testament of an individual has been admitted to probate, an individual named executor or executrix, and that he or she now has authority to dispense of all goods, property, rights and chattels and to collect all moneys due to estate and all other necessary things to wrap up the estate. Alphabetical index at the beginning of the film.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • 1919-1954, Volumes 122, 212, 300, and 358

Microfilm:

  • MF 2822: VOL 23, 88 TO PG. 281 1886-1916
  • MF 2823: VOL 88, CONT. W/ PG 282 1917-1919

Index Terms

Subjects

    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Sedgwick County
    Executors and administrators -- Kansas -- Sedgwick County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Sedgwick County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Sedgwick County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Sedgwick County. Courts. District Court.
    Local Government Agencies. Sedgwick County. Courts. Probate Court.