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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Probate Records|Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Minnesota_Probate_Records|Minnesota Probate]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Probate Records|Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Minnesota_Probate_Records|Minnesota Probate]]''  
  
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Probate records are court records created after an individual’s death that relate to a court’s decisions regarding the distribution of the estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of any dependents. These documents are important to family history researchers because they usually exist for time periods before civil birth and death records were kept. While probate records are one of the most accurate sources of genealogical evidence, they have [[United States Probate Limitations|limitations]].
 
  
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== History ==
  
 
The court administrator of the district court in each county keeps the probate records.  
 
The court administrator of the district court in each county keeps the probate records.  
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== State Statutes ==
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== Repositories ==
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==== Local ====
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==== Regional ====
  
 
Many Minnesota counties have sent their older records to the State Archives Collection at the [http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society].  
 
Many Minnesota counties have sent their older records to the State Archives Collection at the [http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm Minnesota Historical Society].  
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==== National ====
  
 
The Family History Library is acquiring microfilm copies of these records on a county-by-county basis. For more probate records, check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
 
The Family History Library is acquiring microfilm copies of these records on a county-by-county basis. For more probate records, check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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MINNESOTA, [COUNTY] – PROBATE RECORDS  
 
MINNESOTA, [COUNTY] – PROBATE RECORDS  
  
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== Statewide Record Collections ==
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== Learn More ==
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==== Published Materials ====
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[[Category:Minnesota|Probate]] [[Category:Probate Records of the United States|Minnesota]]

Revision as of 18:44, 17 November 2010

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History

The court administrator of the district court in each county keeps the probate records.

State Statutes

Repositories

Local

Regional

Many Minnesota counties have sent their older records to the State Archives Collection at the Minnesota Historical Society.

National

The Family History Library is acquiring microfilm copies of these records on a county-by-county basis. For more probate records, check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, [COUNTY] – PROBATE RECORDS

Statewide Record Collections

Learn More

Published Materials

Websites

References