Old Legal Notices:
Genealogy Clues from Old Probate, Estate, Divorce, Guardianship Notices, Orphans' Court & More

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You'll find notices regarding estates, probate, partnerships, divorces, guardianship, and many other clues along the paper trail of our ancestors! Many of these (especially the estate notices) will describe property at length, name other family members, or even mention neighbors' names in property descriptions!  

Legal notices appear in the order that they're added, with the newest items at the top of the list.  

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Claims Now Due Against British Brig J. L. Pye, Contact J. A. ENSLOW, 1870

KEATING Estate Notice, TX, 1951

Co-Partnership Announced, New Orleans, 1839    BOWLES, STRONG, McCAY

Legal Notice: Sequestered KOERBER Estate, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1872    MACK

Sheriff's Sale, GA, 1876    DUPONT, HAMMOND, OYLER, YOUNG, DAVIS, SIBLEY, IVEY

Richmond Chancery Court, VA, 1824    VERELL, VADEN, ROBERTSON, TABB, SPAIN, HENING

FOUSHEE Estate Notice, 1824    RAWLINGS

SMITH Estate Notice, Louisa County, VA, 1826    HARRIS

Legal Notice: Sequestered FINLAY Estate, Glasgow, 1872    GUILD, AULD, JEFFREY

McNAIR Homestead Claim, 1881    SMITH, HAIL, MONTGOMERY, UHL, PICKLER, HELM, OLIFF

Legal Notice: Sequestration of Robert PROUT, Jeweler, Glasgow, 1872    MAIR, PRINCE, ROSS, TEMPLETON, MURRAY, REID

Legal Notice: Dissolution of Partnership, Glasgow, 1781    FRAZER, FLEMING

BROOMFIELD Calls Meeting Regarding the Sequestered BATHGATE Estate, Lauder, Haddington, Bowerhouse, Berwick, 1872

John GIBSON Designates Legal Representative During his Absence from Mobile, 1846

Sequestration of Estates of John HUNTER, Clothier, Greenock, 1872    ELLIS

Sale of Negroes and Land from Thomas CHAMBLISS Estate, Memphis, 1855    SPEED, ROSE, SMITH; Slaves Tucker, Elizabeth, Henry, Irene, and unnamed child

MITCHELL Estate Notice, Scotland, 1872    COUPER, BRIMS, MACDONALD

ROCKYFELLER Estate Notice, Texana, 1851    OWEN

Dissolution of Copartnership: PUECH & DUPLESSIS, 1839

Sequestration, Langholm, 1872    NIVEN, HYSLOP, GEDDES, CRAIG, DOBIE

Bankrupts, England, 1872     YATE, BARRETT, SIMPSON, JOHNSON

Buckingham County Bonds for Support of Indigent Soldiers, 1864    SHAW, BOCOCK, WRIGHT

GASKINS Divorce Notice, NC, 1841    WHITAKER

Ward Election, Campbell County, VA, 1847
Names now indexed! Surnames include the following:   OTEY, ROBERTS, JONES, JENNINGS, HART,  ACREE, MCDANIEL, PARTIN, CHRISTIAN, HARE, WARWICK, NORVELL, HANCOCK, SHACKLEFORD, LYMAN, FLETCHER,  BURTON, SCHOOLFIELD, HALSEY, LEFTWICH, LABBY

FULLER vs. RIGSBEE, NC, 1841    WILLIAMS

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