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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Chancery Notice: JONES Estate, VA, 1863    JONES, GARRETT, IRVING, MAXEY

Sequestration, Scotland, 1872    JOHNSTON, GILLIES

Sheriff's Sale, Kalamazoo, MI, 1874    MANSELL, GATES

County-Probate Court News, Dallas, 1914     CORLEY, CLARK, LOGAN, CANNON, RAINEY, HUGHES, POWELL, PETERMAN

Joseph GILBERT Estate Notice, VA, 1830

JACKSON Divorce, NC, 1841

Joseph GRACIE Sequestration, Dumfries, 1872    NICHOLSON

CONNON Estate Notice, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1872    CAMPBELL

Notice of Attachment in MOORE vs. FERGUSON, Kalamazoo, 1874    BRIGGS

Shelby County Chancery Sale, 1855    VAUGHAN, JETT, DUNLAP, TITUS, LANIER, McKINNEY, McLEMORE, HENDERSON, HARRISON

WIMAN Probate Order, Kalamazoo, 1874     BRIGGS

Kalamazoo Chancery Sale, MI, 1874    DALY, TROWBRIDGE, MOORE, BRIGGS, GROSVENOR, WAGNER, BLEYKER

JONES Property at Auction, MI, 1874    MUSGROVE

GIBBENS Marriage (1833)  & Annulment or Divorce (1837), Taunton, MA & England  
Trans-Atlantic bigamy, abandonment.... such shameful behavior, Mr. GIBBENS!

Hanover County, Virginia  Chancery Case, 1824    VEST, BLUNT, HUNTER, POLLARD, HENRY, ELLIS, DUKE, THOMPSON

Legal Notice: COMPTON vs. SMITH, SMITH Estate, KS, 1881   COMPTON, SMITH, FOSGATE, PEARCE, FAIRCHILD, PICKLER, UHL

Griffin JOHNSON's Runaway Wife, Millcreek, 1830

Assignees' Notice, MA, 1837   WILLCOX, WILBAR, WOODWARD

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