Casefile Clues

02 May 2006

Analyzing A Probate

Estate records are a great source for the genealogist. In a past article on our site, we analyze an estate from 1860s in Missouri and include clues about the family that are hinted at in the estate inventory and sale.

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Even when the estate doesn't list the heirs, you may still learn something. Record images are included.

Michael