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Probate Case Files

Creator: Shawnee County. Probate Court

Date: circa 1896-1946

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF 4018 - MF 4309
Microfilm reels MF7252 - MF7269

Unit ID: 197682

Space Required/Quantity: 19.06 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Probate Case Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Individual case files related to proving an individual's death and dealing with his or her estate. Files can include public notices about executors of estate, executor's oaths for taking position, petitions and orders for guardians and/or administrators, copies of wills, correspondence, orders of hearing, accounts of estates, exhibit materials, reports, proofs of claim (related to companies or individuals who had not been paid before the deceased died for services, materials, etc.), and other related records. See also other series from the Shawnee County Probate Court. Some materials can be difficult to read on the microfilm due to faded handwriting.

Specific Contents Identified:

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

  • #2379-3451, C1896
  • #3452-3764, ca. 1402-13095

Microfilm:

  • MF 4018: #s 3021-3123 1895-1896
  • MF 4019: #s 3133-3185 1896-1896
  • MF 4020: #s 3186-3249 1896-1896
  • MF 4021: #s 3250-3290 1896-1897
  • MF 4022: #s 3291-3397 1897-1897
  • MF 4023: #s 3398-3450 1897-1898
  • MF 4024: CASE FILES, 3765 - 3805 1900
  • MF 4025: CASE FILES, 3806 - 3890
  • MF 4026: CASE FILES, 3891 - 3932
  • MF 4027: CASE FILES, 3933 - 3974
  • MF 4028: CASE FILES, 3975 - 4010
  • MF 4029: CASE FILES, 4011 - 4084
  • MF 4030: CASE FILES, 4085 - 4175
  • MF 4031: CASE FILES, 4176 - 4265
  • MF 4032: CASE FILES, 4266 - 4322
  • MF 4033: CASE FILES, 4323 - 4384
  • MF 4034: CASE FILES, 4385 - 4474
  • MF 4035: CASE FILES, 4475 - 4547
  • MF 4036: CASE FILES, 4548 - 4605
  • MF 4037: CASE FILES, 4606 - 4663
Complete microfilm list

Index Terms

Subjects

    Shawnee County (Kan.). Probate judge. -- Records and correspondence
    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Claims against decedents' estates -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Legal documents -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Legal instruments -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

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