Romania Probate Records

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Probate records

Probate records (testamenti si succesiuni) include wills and other declaration regarding the estate of deceased persons and the inheritance of their heirs. Probate records were kept in Romania starting in 1648. It is estimated that about 10% of Romanians executed wills. Romanian wills, like all wills, can be used to establish family relationships. Other vital information may also be included according to who wrote the will.

Information provided:
Name and age of testator, residence, legatees or heirs, relationships, descriptions of property, date of will and probate, witnesses.

Location:
Regional Archives of the Romanian National Archive


There are no Romanian probate records in the Family History Library.[1]

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Romania,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1989-1997.