Louisiana Probate Records
The Family History Library has copies of many Louisiana probate files. For example, the library has 900 microfilms from New Orleans courts. These include:
- successions (1805-1926),
- will books (1807-1920),
- inventories (1805-77), and
- minutes (1819-46).
Most of the pre-1880 files have been indexed.
The succession and probate records 1804-1849 are found online at FamilySearch. See Historical Records Collections below for more information about this record collection.
In addition, succession records 1846-1880 are available on film. These records are indexed. FHL Film 500471 Item 6 (first of 543 films)
See also Louisiana Notarial Records.
FamilySearch Historical Record Collections
An online collecton containing this record is located in FamilySearch.org
A wiki article describing this collection is found at: