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Cobb County - Probate Court - Estate Records

 Series
Identifier: 133-02-001

Scope and Contents

Included in this series are miscellaneous loose estate records filed with the Cobb County Court of Ordinary, 1837 to 1877. These are mostly papers submitted by administrators or executors of estates as required by law to document the settling of the estates of deceased citizens. The most commonly found documents are: (1) administrator's bonds, (2) inventories and appraisements of es­tates and sale bills, (3) guardian's bonds, (4) letters of administration, (5) orders of dismission of admin­istrators, (6) orders to sell lands, (7) returns of widow's support, (8) probated wills, (9) receipts taken by an administrator or executor when he made payments in settling an estate

Dates

  • Created: 1837-1877

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

2.00 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the deceased (except for one guardian's bond where the parent's name is not shown and which is filed by the name of the child).

Creator

Title
Cobb County - Probate Court - Estate Records
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States