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Guardians' Letters and Bonds

Creator: Osage County (Kan.)

Date: 1877-1931

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF4760-MF4761 (1877-1931.)

Unit ID: 197572

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Guardians' Letters and Bonds

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records regarding authorizing an individual to act as guardian for minors or for other individual(s) judged incapable of looking after themselves by the court. Includes letters of guardianship, bond and oath of guardian to perform all (financial) obligations, and verification of sureties. Information provided includes names of all individuals involved, date of authorization, and the amount for which the guardian and sureties were bonded. Not all information always filled in. Indexed alphabetically by minor's or other dependent's name.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 4760 no. 2: VOL A 1877-1894
  • MF 4761: VOL B, C 1895-1931

Index Terms


    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Osage County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Osage County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Osage County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

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