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Petition for Probate of Wills

Creator: Sedgwick County. Probate Court

Date: 1907-1915

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF2838 - MF2839

Unit ID: 197337

Space Required/Quantity: 1.54 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Petition for Probate of Wills

Scope and Content

Scope and content: In order to begin the process of disbursing a deceased individual's estate, a petitioner must initiate a petition for probate when a will has been written. Information provided can include the name of deceased and his or her date of death; names of heirs, their ages, degree of kinship to the deceased, and residence; the names, ages, and residences of legatees or devisees (if different from the heirs), and the petitioner's oath that the information is true.

Specific Contents Identified:

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

  • 1921-1942, Volumes 135, 176, 215, 259, and 305

Microfilm:

  • MF 2838 no. 2: VOL 68 1907-1915
  • MF 2839: VOL 101 1915-1921

Index Terms

Subjects

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

Agency Classification:

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