Series 29730
District Court (First District : Rich County) Probate case index

Dates: 1884-1986.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series contains an alphabetical name index to probate cases heard by the court. The index was created and maintained by the First District Court in Rich County after statehood, but includes cases heard by the County Probate Court during the territorial period prior to 1896. Matters of probate include estates of deceased persons, guardianship of minors and people deemed incompetent, and adoptions. This index contain such information as the names of involved parties, the type of probate case, and the case number.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by surname.

Related Records

Register of estates from the District Court (First District : Rich County), Series 29734, is indexed in this series.

Custody History

The First District Court for Rich County transferred the records in the series dating from 1884-1986 to the State Archives in November 2018.

Access Restrictions

This series is primarily classified as Public. The secondary classification is Exempt: As per Utah Code 78B-6-141 adoption records are sealed for 100 years and only attainable by court order. This series includes references to adoptions.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Mahala Ruddell in December 2018.

Container List

DISC BOX DESCRIPTION
1 1 1884-1986; Index

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