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History of Estates

Creator: Russell County. Probate Court

Date: 1881-1915

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 190620

Space Required/Quantity: Volumes (HxWxD) = 17.3x2x15.5

Title (Main title): History of Estates

Scope and Content

Scope and content: One volume, for the years 1887-1888, concerns guardianship cases. Provides information concerning estate's, guardian's, and minor(s)' name(s); bond amount and who acted as sureties; minor(s)' age(s); dates when various procedures were filed (e.g. letters issued, inventory approved, et al.); amounts for appraisement, what was allowed to the widow, what came from the sale bill; date, balance, and order of court for settlement of the estate and all accounts; where information was recorded; and information concerning claims allowed against a minor's estate, such as the date filed, to whom allowed, which class, and what amount allowed. The second volume, for the years 1881-1915, is for decedents' estates. Besides providing the same information as in the other volume, lists out the widow's and heirs' names. Both volumes contain alphabetical indexes organized by surname.


Locator Contents

Index Terms


    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Russell County
    Claims against decedents' estates -- Kansas -- Russell County
    Decedents' estates -- Kansas -- Russell County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Russell County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Russell County
    Widow's allowance -- Kansas -- Russell County

Agency Classification:

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