District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County) Probate records index
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
Probate indices provide access to Salt Lake County probate records, i.e., those cases involving the estates of deceased persons, the guardianship of minors and the incompetent, adoptions and name changes. The indices include year, individual's name, probate case number, and the estate register book number and page numbers.
Chronological, thereunder alphabetical by initial letter of surname
Probate case files from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 1621, for Salt Lake County should be consulted for further details on these cases, and is directly indexed by this series.
Probate record books from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3372, offer extensive and detailed information on the cases and actions: although not directly indexed by this series: particular cases in the record books can be accessed via entries in the REGISTERS.
Wills from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3578, provides reference to Third District Court probate case files, and indirectly to the wills in this series.
Estate registers from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3927, records dates of individual actions and is directly indexed by this series.
This series is available on microfilm.
Contains references to adoptions which are not public, use is restricted to reference staff only.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
The indices were filmed by the Archives in 1979. If a single volume is split between two reels of film, the end of one reel and the beginning of the next will slightly overlap; the duplication is not noted in the container list. The series was archivally processed by David Clark in March 1998.
- Probate courts--Utah--Salt Lake County--Cases.