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Probate Court Case Files-Closed Guardianship

Creator: Coffey County. Probate Court

Date: 1873-1917

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 59249

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 8.00 Microfilm roll(s) (16mm)

Title (Main title): Probate Court Case Files-Closed Guardianship

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series contains probate case files of closed guardianship cases, establishing guardians to administer estates of minors in probate court. The records include hearings, guardian bonds, appointments of guardians, petitions to sell real estate, estate inventories and appraisals, court orders, and related records. All of these documents were usually filed in a large cardboard enclosure known as a "jacket," which was labeled on the spine or front with the case number and plaintiff/defendant, then filed in sequential order. Case files form the foundation of information that was later entered into dockets and journals.

Microfilm:

  • AR 3215: Nos. 1-103 1873-1880
  • AR 3216: Nos. 104-202 1/2 1880-1887
  • AR 3363: Nos. 436-550 1890-1903
  • AR 3364: Nos. 551-637 1891-1914
  • AR 3365: Nos. 638-728 1912-1917
  • AR 3366: Nos. 730-892 1915-1917
  • AR 3390: Nos. 203-325 1876-1881
  • AR 3391: Nos. 326-435 1881-1901

Index Terms

Subjects

    Coffey County (Kan.)
    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Coffey County
    Estates (Law) -- Kansas -- Coffey County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Coffey County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Coffey County
    Probate law and practice -- Kansas -- Coffey County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Coffey County

Agency Classification:

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