Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Washington County (Utah). Probate Court

26590--Probate record books
26638--Civil and probate case files

AGENCY: Washington County (Utah). Probate Court

SERIES: 26590
TITLE: Probate record books
DATES: 1877-1897
ARRANGEMENT: chronological by date

DESCRIPTION: During the territorial period the Washington County Probate Court used record books to record a variety of petitions, court orders, and decrees associated with the estates of individuals who died owing property in Washington County. Guardianship cases are also recorded in these books.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

Disposition based on the status of these records as some of the few known surviving records of the Washington County Probate Court.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Washington County (Utah). Probate Court

SERIES: 26638
TITLE: Civil and probate case files
DATES: 1864-1895
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: This series includes case files for divorces handled by the Washington County Probate Court. Divorce case files include such documents as the complaints filed, the court's findings and divorce decrees.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This series has historical value as documentation of the business handled by the Washington County Probate Court.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public