District Court (Second District : Weber County) Probate registers of action
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
Probate registers of action list each action taken in the cases presented to the probate division of the Second District Court in Weber County. In addition to handling the estates of deceased persons, the probate division also deals with adoptions, guardianships, and insanity and incompetency cases. The court is responsible for adjudicating and conveying ownership of town site lands (Utah Code, 57-7-19, 1953). Occasionally, the court handles name changes and inquests regarding the cause of a death. In each case the probate register indicates the name or names of the individuals involved, the kind of case, and the name of the petitioner's attorney, followed by a list of each action taken in the case and the date that action was taken.
Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date.
Probate record books from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 6405, more fully document court proceedings as they relate to individual cases.
Probate case files from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 6874, contains the complete case files cited throughout these record books.
Probate Court index from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 21023, is comprised of an index book kept by the court which can be used to locate early probate index numbers.
Probate registers index from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 26956, contains index books that can be used to access the entries in these register books.
This series is available on microfilm.
This series is primarily classified as Public. The secondary classification is Exempt: UCA 78-30-15 (2008). As of 1 July 1999, adoptions become public after 100 years; until then they are sealed and only obtainable through the court. These books include occasional reference to adoptions..
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas in October 2008.
Indexes: An alphabetical index is located at the beginning of each register.