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Probate records of [[Portal:Arkansas|Arkansas]] have been kept by the probate or county courts. The records include case papers settlements. For example, the library has microfilms of a variety of probate records for Pulaski County for the years 1818-1919. You can also obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the appropriate county courthouse.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Arkansas Probate Records|Probate Records]]''
  
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 fiche 6050936).
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== History ==
  
'''Online Resources'''
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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.
  
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=== Availability  ===
  
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You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the appropriate county courthouse.
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A statewide index to Arkansas wills is available:
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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.
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== References  ==
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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