Wisconsin. County Court (Taylor County): Probate Records, 1874-1934

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Title: Wisconsin. County Court (Taylor County): Probate Records

Inclusive Dates: 1874-1934

Creator: Wisconsin. County Court (Taylor County)

Call Number: Taylor Series 8

Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (12 volumes)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.  

Abstract: Record of court actions copied on printed forms during various stages of the probate process. Although contents of the volumes varies, one set, 1878-1928, usually contains oaths of appraisers, inventory and appraised value of the estate, order limiting creditors to present claims, decision on claims by judge, and order of hearing for final settlement. Another set, 1874-1934, usually contains a certificate of probate of will, a copy of the will, petition on presenting will for probate, and bond of executor. There is also one volume, 1879-1905, of petitions of the executor or administrator to sell real estate, report of sale, order of confirmation, and order for sale; and one volume, 18761907, of petitions for appointment of guardian to minor, order for appointment of guardian, and bond of guardian.

Language: English

Other Finding Aids

These records are also indexed in the “County Court Index” (Taylor Series 10) and the “County Court Records” (Taylor Series 12).

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Subject Terms 

  • Probate law and practice—Wisconsin—Taylor County—Cases

Contents List

Estate Appraisal and Claims 

Volume   1

County Court Volume 2, PR2, 1878-1896 

Volume   2

County Court Volume 2, PR5, 1898-1902 

Volume   3

County Court Volume 14, 1905-1912 

Volume   4

County Court Volume C, 1912-1919 

Volume   5

County Court Volume C1, 1918-1925 

Volume   6

County Court Volume C2, 1921-1928 

Probate of Will 

Volume   7

County Court Volume 1, PR1, 1874-1904 

Volume   8

County Court Volume 16, 1905-1912 

Volume   9

County Court Volume B, 1913-1926 

Volume   10

County Court Volume B1, 1926-1934 

Volume   11

Sale of Real Estate, County Court Volume 4, PR4, 18791905 

Volume   12

Appointment of Guardian for Minors, County Court Volume 3, PR3, 1876-1907