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Probate Court Case Files

Creator: Chase County. Probate Court

Date: 1856-1939

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 4364 - MF 4411

Unit ID: 197528

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Probate Court Case Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series consists of microfilmed probate court case files with all related documentation pertaining to cases regarding estate and will handling settlements. The cases are organized by case file number with the microfilm boxes being labeled according to which files are represented on specific rolls. Includes cases 1 - 1,897. The case files include: petitions for letters of administration, oaths of administrators, affidavits of publication, orders approving bond and granting letters, estate appraisal forms, appointment of appraiser forms, petitions for orders of final settlements, and petitions and orders of discharge. The petitions for letters of administration states the probable estate value, relatives left to administer the state, and the person appointed to administer the the estate in court. Oaths of administrators and orders approving bond and granting letters document the official boding and appointment of the estate administrator. The appraisal forms document the final monetary value of all assets of the estate. The petitions for orders of final settlements and petitions and orders of discharge document the final probate judgment and discharge of the estate administrator from their bonded liability.

Microfilm:

  • MF 4364: VOLUME 1 TO 35 1856-1939
  • MF 4365: VOLUME 36 TO 64 1856-1939
  • MF 4366: VOLUME 65 TO 91 1856-1939
  • MF 4367: VOLUME 92 TO 116 1856-1939
  • MF 4368: VOLUME 117 TO 143 1856-1939
  • MF 4369: VOLUME 144 TO 180 1856-1939
  • MF 4370: VOLUME 181 TO 215 1856-1939
  • MF 4371: VOLUME 216 TO 254 1856-1939
  • MF 4372: VOLUME 255 TO 278 1856-1939
  • MF 4373: VOLUME 279 TO 305 1856-1939
  • MF 4374: VOLUME 306 TO 343 1856-1939
  • MF 4375: VOLUME 344 TO 378 1856-1939
  • MF 4376: VOLUME 379 TO 415 1856-1939
  • MF 4377: VOLUME 416 TO 444 1856-1939
  • MF 4381: VOLUME 445 TO 474 1856-1939
  • MF 4382: VOLUME 475 TO 504 1856-1939
  • MF 4383: VOLUME 505 TO 535 1856-1939
  • MF 4384: VOLUME 536 TO 575 1856-1939
  • MF 4385: VOLUME 576 TO 612 1856-1939
  • MF 4386: VOLUME 613 TO 652 1856-1939
Complete microfilm list

Index Terms

Subjects

    Chase County (Kan.)
    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Chase County
    Estates (Law) -- Kansas -- Chase County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Chase County
    Probate law and practice -- Kansas -- Chase County -- Cases

Agency Classification:

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