Missouri Probate Records, 1750-1998
This collection includes probate records created by county courts including wills and records of estates. Most of the records in this collection fall between 1840 and 1930, but the content and years of the court records varies by county. In a few instances, if the court heard other cases in addition to probate, such as civil disputes or even some criminal matters, the records are mixed in with the probate records. In addition to this collection of images of records filmed by FamilySearch, estate files from Cole and Andrew counties scanned at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, Missouri are published in a separate collection, Missouri, Andrew and Cole County Estate Files, 1826-1945.