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Early Probate Records of Hampton, N.H.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The early probate records of the Province of New Hampshire, from 1635 to 1771, have been published in nine volumes (vols. 31-39) of the set “New Hampshire State Papers” edited by Albert Stillman Batchellor, Henry Harrison Metcalf, and Otis G. Hammond. Originally published in the years 1907-1941 these books are available in many libraries throughout New Hampshire. Alphabetical list of probate records Abourn, George 1654 Blake, Timothy 1715 Boulter, John 1703 Boulter, Nathaniel 1695 Chapman, John 1705/6 Chase, James 1703/4 Chase, Thomas 1652 Cole, William 1662 Cotton, Seaborn 1684 Cram, Jonathan 1703/4 Cuddington, Stockdale 1650 Dalton, Philemon 1656 Dalton, Ruth (Leet) 1665 Dalton, Timothy 1657 Dalton, Timothy 1662 Dearborn, Godfrey 1680 Dow, Henry 1659 Dow, Joseph 1703 Drake, Abraham 1714 Drake, Robert 1663 Dudley, Samuel 1682/3 Eastow, William 1655 Elkins, Henry 1667 Fifield, Benjamin 1706 Fogg, Samuel 1671/2 Garland, John 1671 Godfrey, William 1667 Hilliard, Emanuel 1657 Hobbs, James 1680 Hobbs, Morris 1706 Huggins, John 1670 Hunkitt, John 1670/1 Johnson, Edmund 1651 Knowles, John 1693/4 Knowles, John 1733 Leavitt, Hezron 1702/3 Leavitt, Isabel (Bland) 1698/9 Leavitt, Thomas 1692 Locke, John 1707 Marston, James 1705 Mingay, Jeffrey 1658 Moulton, John 1649/50 Moulton, John 1706/7 Moulton, William 1663/4 Page, Francis 1706 Page, Francis 1755 Page, Robert 1679 Page, Thomas 1686 Palmer, Christopher 1706/7 Philbrick, Thomas 1663/4 Read, Robert...

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Abstracts of Wills on File in the City of New York Surrogate’s Office 1660-1680

Abstracts of wills on file in the surrogate’s office city of New York 1660-1680. From May 1787 to the present, county surrogate’s courts have recorded probates. However, the court of probates and court of chancery handled estates of deceased persons who died in one county but who owned property in another. An 1823 law mandated that all probates come under the jurisdiction of the county surrogate’s courts. Each surrogate’s court has a comprehensive index to all probate records, including the unrecorded probate packets. Interestingly enough, there are wills existing and on record at the Surrogate’s Office in New York City for the time-span of 1660-1680. Genealogical extracts of these wills have been provided below.

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Coosa County, Alabama Wills 1834 – 1861

The following dataset contains brief extracts of wills found in Coosa County, Alabama Probate Court minutes, books A + B. Wills can often provide the genealogist with concrete family clues, referencing family names and their relationships. The data we provide in this dataset contain only brief mentions of the actual will, and we highly suggest anyone finding a positive match in this dataset contact the Coosa County, Alabama probate court to obtain copies of these records.

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Virginia Wills Before 1799

A complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills, arranged alphabetically from Adams to Wright. Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudoun, Prince William and Rockbridge Counties of Virginia.

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