District Court (First District : Box Elder County) Indexes

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About the Collection

These are records created by the District Court (First District : Box Elder County) in course of court business in order to manage case files and actions. They may include indexes by name or registers of action depending on the time period or type of case.

Handwritten columns of names recorded for court buisiness
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These index books were created by the court and are meant to be browsed online. They are not searchable by name.

Civil case indexes

Series 14238

This series contains civil case alphabetic indexes created by the Box Elder County First District Court to record the names of the parties involved in actions and provide assigned case numbers, facilitating clerical management of and access to the case files.

Probate minute books

Series 26052

In court minute books the clerk summarized or described the daily proceedings of the court. All entries in these minute books relate to probate, which includes the distribution of the estates of diseased persons, guardianships for minors and incompetent adults, and adoptions. Prior to statehood (1896) Box Elder County Probate Court clerk kept these minutes. Thereafter, they were maintained by the clerk of First District Court (Box Elder County). After 1904 probate matters were included in the general minute books and were not maintained in separate books.