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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Probate records of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. The records include case papers settlements.  
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{{Adoption ARGenWeb}} Probate records of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. The records include case papers settlements.  
  
== Availability  ==
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=== Availability  ===
  
 
You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the appropriate county courthouse.  
 
You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the appropriate county courthouse.  
  
*A statewide index of wills is Mrs. James H. Stevenson and Mrs. Edward L. Westbrooke, ''Index to Wills and Administrations of Arkansas from the Earliest to 1900'' (Jonesboro, Arkansas: Vowels Printing Company, 1986; Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=976.7+P22st 976.7 P22st]; fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=6050936 6050936]).
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A statewide index to Arkansas wills is available:  
  
The Family History Library also has probate records for Arkansas.  
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*Stevenson, Mrs. James H. and Mrs. Edward L. Westbrooke. ''Index to Wills and Administrations of Arkansas from the Earliest to 1900.'' Jonesboro, Ark.: Vowels Printing Company, 1986. {{FHL|448242|item|disp=FHL Book 976.7 P22st, Fiche 6050936}}.
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The [[Family History Library]] has microfilm copies of many Arkansas probate records.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
''[[Arkansas]] Research Outline.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department,1998, 2001.
 
:NOTE: All of the information from the original research outline has been imported into this Wiki site and is being updated as time permits.
 
  
 
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Probate records of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. The records include case papers settlements.

Availability

You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the appropriate county courthouse.

A statewide index to Arkansas wills is available:

  • Stevenson, Mrs. James H. and Mrs. Edward L. Westbrooke. Index to Wills and Administrations of Arkansas from the Earliest to 1900. Jonesboro, Ark.: Vowels Printing Company, 1986. FHL Book 976.7 P22st, Fiche 6050936.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of many Arkansas probate records.

References