Series 28382Kane County (Utah). Probate Court Case files
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
These files include documents used to administer the estates of two men, Richard Fryer who died in 1875 and James Abbott Lemon who died in 1882. William A. Bringhurst was the probate judge in both cases. Originally both the towns of Toquerville and Northup were in Kane County, but in 1882 the county boundaries were moved and these two towns ended up in Washington County. These files include documents from both counties.
Chronological by filing date.
Record books from Kane County (Utah). Probate Court, Series 24249, contain summaries of the proceedings of the probate court.
The records in this series were transferred to the State Archives from the court in 2011.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Gaps in Series
Case files are missing from 1864-1896 with the exception of two files dated 1875 and 1882. The location of any other existing files is unknown.
The original paper records in this series dating from 1875-1884 were archivally processed by Jeffrey Johnson and Peter Hoyt in April 2015.
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