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General Index to Probate Records

Creator: Montgomery County. Probate Court

Date: 1877-1926

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels AR2340 - AR2341

Unit ID: 197029

Restrictions: Restricted: KSA 59-2122

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 2.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): General Index to Probate Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Indexes provide columns for Estate of (name) and for the book and page number location for Journal, Administrator's letters and bonds, Guardian's letters and bonds, Inventory and appraisement for decedent, Inventory and appraisement for minors, Sale and sale bills, Claims presented and allowed, Administrator's accounts, Guardian's accounts, Record of wills, Complete record, Fee book, Record sales of real estate, and remarks. Not all columns used for every individual's case. Grouped alphabetically by surname, but not in strict alphabetical order. Indexes can also note specific journal where information was record for cases that do not fit guardianship and estate administration, such as for adoptions, delinquents, etc.

The probate court had jurisdiction over marriages, town incorporations, estates, wills, adoptions, mental illness, delinquent and dependent children, and similar matters within the county.


No Locators Identified


  • AR 2340: 1877-1926 1877-1926
  • AR 2340 no. 2: VOLUMES A, B 1877-1915
  • AR 2341: 1877-1926 1877-1926
  • AR 2341: VOLUME C 1916-1926

Index Terms


    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Probate records -- Indexes

Agency Classification:

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

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Restricted: KSA 59-2122