MANISTEE COUNTY PROBATE COURT
CALENDAR 'A' INDEX

This is the name index to the Manistee Probate Court Calendar 'A'. (Calendar 'B' is not included here!) References are made to identify the names by Page and File No. Content of Probate Court records can include: Estate Administration,  the Appointment of Guardians for children with a deceased parent,  Railroad right-of-way suits, Recommendation of persons for institutionalization, requests for Recount of Votes after an election, and other local court matters. These films can be rented through your local LDS Family History Center Library.

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Atkins, Robert - Deceased, 1-322, 1-349, 1-356, 1-398, 1-461, 1-482, File No. 3,

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Probate Calendars, v. A-B 1855-1907
FHL Film #945560
Name		
Reference File No.
Ainsworth, Edward B., Archie S., Henry J. - Minors 3-363, 3-364, 3-370 1
Ainsworth, Henry J. - Deceased 3-365 2
Ainsworth, Henry - Deceased 2-83, 2-187, 2-267, 3-373, 3-493, 8-350
Adams, Franklyn - Adoption 1-248 No file
Adams, Hattie E. - Adoption 1-258, 259 No file
Atkins, Robert - Deceased 1-322, 1-349, 1-356, 1-398, 1-461, 1-482 3
Allen, Alice & other neglected children 1-596 No file
Anderson, John See file 538 Calendar B 4
Brown, Adam - Deceased 2-9, 3-1, 3-14, 2-177, 2-346, 3-62, 24-25, 24-27 5
Barrett, Francis - Deceased 1-59, 1-70, 1-80, 1-87, 1-100, 1-71, 1-72, 1-101, 1-102, 1-103, 1-111, 1-114, 1-115, 1-116 6
Bush, Nettie May - Adoption (Was born a Benton) 3-21 7
Brauer, Ludwig - Deceased 2-11, 2-178, 2-256, 3-160 8
Brown, Adam - Deceased 3-62 See file No. 5
Boyd, James - Deceased 3-82 See file No. 20
Block, John R. - To appear at court 3-83 No file
Burk, Alonzo - Examination 3-84 No file
Brittan, Samuel - Deceased 3-318, 1-49, W.B. 49, 3-97, 3-95, 3-96, W.B. 52, Will B. 54, 2-433?, 2-47, 3-268, Wills 54 9
Benu?, Ida Elizabeth - Minor 3-139, 3-138, 3-140 No file
Babenaw, Emanuel - Minor 2-21, 3-152, 3-162? 10
Bohall, Leonard M. - Deceased 3-200, 3-187, 3-190, 3-189, 3-189, 3-188, 3-188, 2-30, 2-30, 2-292, 2-259, 2-181?, 2-29, 2-226 11
Baur, Joseph & Josephine - Minors 3-198, 3-196, 3-195 12
Baur, John - Deceased 3-195, Wills-90, Wills 9_, Wills 91, 2-735, 2-340, 3-263 13
Bohall, Leonard M. - Deceased 3-200, 3-202, See file No. 11
Barrett, John - Deceased 2-186, 2-57, 2-263, 2-350, 2-263, 2-294, 3-312, 2-72 14
Brown, Leroy & Charles - Minors 3-274, 3-284 15
Bohall, Leonard M. - Deceased 3-296, 3-315 See file No. 11
Brown, Charles - Minor 3-307 No file
Blair, Edward M., Leroy - Adoption 3-318 (See E.M.L. LeGraff Files)
Belland, Ingeborg - Insane 3-349 16
Bercay/ Birkay/ Biskie, Fredrick - Deceased 1-169, 1-170, 1-171, 1-172, 1-173, 1-174 17
Brittan, Juliet M. _ Minor, Insane 1-208 18
Buchner / Beechner, John - Deceased 1-228, 1-249, 1-250, 1-269 19
Boyd, James B. - Deceased 1-403, 1-485, 1-513, 1-521 20
Bolland, Benjamin - Minor 1-313 21
Bufka, Julia, John & Henry - Minors 22
Blair, Edward M. Leroy See file No. 114 Calendar A
Crosby, Etta Cordelia - Adoption 3-318 See file No. 113 Calendar A
Carr, Francis Henry - Adoption 3-319 (Williams)
Conklin, Philemon J. - Deceased 2-73, Wills-121, 2-89, See No. 10 Page 5 Calendar B
Christianson, Marion - Insane 3-365 23
Cole, Maggie - Deceased 2-187, 2-269, 2-86, 3-380 24
Canfield, Edmund - Deceased 1-334, 1-358, 1-388, 1-412, 1-414, 1-542, 1-546 25
Canfield, Henry 1-345, 1-357 See file No. 521 Page 266 Calendar B
Carlton, B. F. - Minor - Adoption 1-347 26
Canfield, Edward W. - Minor 1-358, 1-359, 1-360, 1-418, 1-419 27
Cron, Emma - Deceased 28
Crosby, Etta Cordellia See file No. 113 Calendar A (LeGraff)
Collier, James See file No. 34 Calendar A (Dailey)
Dickson or Dixon, Eliza - Deceased 2-304 29
Durandlau, Xiste - Deceased 3-88, 3-271 30
Dunn, Thomas - Deceased 2-75, 3-15, 3-94 31
Doloski, Antoni - Minor 3-152, 3-148 32
Dellon or Dellow, John Jr. - Minor 2-58, 3-272, 3-280, 3-310 33
Dailey, Jr. James - Minor - Adoption and name change 3-278 (Collins) 34
Duranlau, Zelmon Joe - Minor 3-271 35
Dunham, Henry - Insane 3-311 36
Dahl, Ellen - Insane 3-362 37
Dubois, John Baptist - Insane 3-442 No file
Dickson, Ida May & John Lewis - Minors 3-77 38
Dinwoodie, William - Deceased 1-200, 1-201, 1-202, 1-203, 1-207, 1-223, 1-278 39
Dougherty, Patrick - Deceased 1-231, 1-263, 1-267, 1-268, 1-310 40
Davis, Isabella - Minor 1-258, 1-270, 1-271, 1-349, 1-546 See file No. 166 Calendar A (Stronach)
Dixon, Eliza 1-468, 1-486, See file No. 29
Duranleau, Xiste - Deceased 1-477, 1-484, 1-487, 1-544, 1-597, 1-622 See file No. 30
Dickson, Ida May and John Lewis, Minors 1-558, 1-610, See file No. 38
Donohue, Mary Jane - Minor 41
Dailey, Michael - Adoption (Powers) 42
Davis, Mary Ann See file No. 153 (Probert)
Eckwald, Andrew 3-80 See file No. 43
Eckwald, Kasabretta - Insane 3-80 43
Elliott, Benj, - Deceased 1-278 44
Engelmann, Nathan - Deceased 1-439, 1-565, 1-580 45
Estes, Eva E. - Minor 1-553, 1-561 46
Finan, Owen - Deceased 1-52, 1-51, 1-103, 1-53, 1-54, 1-55, 1-56, 1-57, 1-58, 1-61, 1-62, 1-63, 1-64, 1-65, 1-66, 1-67, 1-68, 1-69, 1-104, 1-105, 1-112, 1-154, 1-155, 1-156, 1-157, 1-159, 1-166, 1-167, 1-168 47
Finan, John - Minor 1-69, 1-70 48
Fairbanks, James - Deceased 2-40, 2-623, 3-201, 3-204 49
Finch, Amos - Deceased 2-184, 2-33, 2-264, 2-344, 2-354, 3-439 50
Finch, Topheth & Eliza E., Minors 3-275, 3-287, 2-354, 3-308 51
Fowler, John S. - Adoption 3-350 (Was born a Renny or Penny) 52
Finan, Francis - Deceased 3-55 53
Field, Herbert - Deceased 1-274, 1-306, 1-310, 1-352 54
Fairbanks, James M. - Deceased 1-367, 1-405, See file No. 49
Fowler, George R. - Selling uninspected liquors 1-564 (See file "Miscellaneous Trials")
Gear, Sarah F. - Minor 3-10, 3-87 55
Grandjohn, Nicholas C. - Deceased 3-13 56
Glover, John - Deceased 2-19, 3-137, 3-19, 2-261, 2-33, 2-21, 2-182, 2-332, 3-208, 3-438 57
Gross, Daniel - Deceased 3-191, 3-192, 3-190, 3-193, 2-131, 2-311, 3-211 58
Gross, Matilda & Daniel - Minors 3-204, 3-212, 3-212 59
Glover, Coulborne et al - Minors 3-206, 3-210 60
Green, Gotlieb - Deceased 3-234 61
Groat, Robert Y. - Insane 3-324 62
Gilette, John A. - Alleged Insane 1-209, 1-210, 1-211, 1-212, 1-215, 1-216, 1-219, 1-235, 1-242, 1-244, 1-251, 1-260, 1-272, 1-273 63
Golden, Myrtle Estelle - Adoption 1-598, 1-625 (Was born a Youngberg) 64
Gross, Daniel - Deceased 1-420, 1-497, 1-540, 1-556, 1-572, 1-604, 1-609, 1-627 See file No. 58
Gifford, Alice - Minor 1-499, 1-565 65
Gillett, Josephine A. et al - Minors 66
Gullikson, John - Insane 67
Graham, Willis 68
Graham, Clara D. - Minors 68
Graham, Kate - Adoption (into the Tuttle family) 69
Hull, Sarah A. - Deceased 2-10, 2-127 70
Houghton, Hattie & Emily - Dependent and neglected children 3-27 71
Hull, Sam'l E. - Petition for appointment of guardian 3-60 See file No. 70
Hull, Sarah A. - Deceased 2-312 See file No. 70
Halter, Mary Ann - Deceased Wills-82, Wills-84, 3-161, 3-161, 3-161, Wills-85, 2-689, 3-222 72
Hayward, Henry - Deceased 3-256, 3-258, 2-46 73
Hayward, Zachariah, Sarah Ann, Mary Eliza and other - Minors 3-257, 3-259, 3-273, 3-291 74
Hayward, Henry - Deceased 2-184, 2-290, 2?-733, 2-352, 3-256 See file No. 73
Hayward, Zachariah - Minor 3-257, 3-267, 3-283, 2-627 See file No. 74
Hayward, E.W.G. and Sarah Ann, Minors 3-309 See file No. 74
Hillard, Mary Catharine - Insane 3-322 75
Halter, Mary Ann - Deceased 3-348, 2-627, 2-75 See file No. 72
Hanson, Trine or Trene - Deceased 2-74, 2-739, Wills 131-127-132, 3-418, See file No. 9 Calendar B Page 5
Holm, Mathilda Lauritz Jenson - Insane 3-323, 3-372, 3-372 76
Huyck, William T. - Deceased 1-223, 1-243 77
Hill, Rachael - Deceased 1-494, 1-526, 1-567, 1-595, 1-605, 1-608 78
Hansen, Henry - Deceased 1-333, 1-348 79
Harper, Joseph Sr. - Deceased 1-350, 1-356, 1-372, 1-415 80
Hadsall, John - Deceased 1-362 81
Holm, Mathilda Lauritz Jensen - Insane See file No. 76
Hood, J. Baptiste - Insane 82
Hintz, Michael - Insane 83
Huyck, Emma A. - Minor 84
Hale, Leo F. (recount of votes) 85-1/2
Henderson, James (recount of votes) 86
Ingram, Nellie - Minor 3-214, 3-216, 3-217, 3-218, 2-342 87
Johnson, Simons - Deceased 2-1, 2-253, 2-173, 2-300, 3-159, 3-160 88
Jones, John - Deceased 3-81 89
Johnston, Pearl Marion - Minor 3-279 90
Johnston, William M. - Deceased 1-145, 1-146, 1-147, 1-148 91
Kelly, William - Minor 3-4, 3-247, 2-96 92
Kerry, Stephen G. - Incompetent 3-78 93
Kinny, Julietta Helena - Deceased Wills 72, 3-136, 3-135, 3-1, Wills 73, Do-72, Do-76, Do-76, 2-133, 2-325 94
Komaszinski, John - Minor 3-277, 3-289 95
Killbourn, Ch. H. Mos. & Abraham Glover 3-208, 3-210 See file No. 60 Calendar A
Kelly, Michael - Deceased 2-8 96
Kerry, Stephen D. 1-397 See file No. 93
Levique, Imogene - Adoption 3-24 (Was born a Benton) 97
Low, E.B. - Order of hearing 3-65, 3-65, 3-67, 3-68, 3-68, 3-69, 3-70, 3-73, 3-74 98
Leitch, Neil - Bond 3-45, 3-44, 3-74, 2-180, 2-258, 2-28, 2-27, 2-26, 2-25, 2-24, 2-28, 2-22, 3-171, 3-174, 3-170, 3-177, 3-176, 3-172, 3-177, 3-181 99
Leveque, - Order to hold bail 3-82 No file
List, Christian - Deceased 2-179, 2-18, 2-18, 2-18, 2-258 100
Larne, Joseph - Insane 3-147, 3-145 101
Leitch, Neil - Bond 2-259, 2-261, 2-263, 2-42, 2-182, 3-205, 3-199, 3-225, 3-236, 3-243, 3-246 See file No. 99
Leitch, Rose Mary - Minor 2-372, 3-215, 3-220 102
Leitch, Neil - Deceased 2-183, 2-60, 2-54, 2-626, 2-266, 3-320, 3-337, 3-340, 3-342, 2-68, 2-627, 3-387, 3-292 See file No. 99
Leaver, George - Deceased 3-350, 2-266, 2-79, 3-402, 3-403, 3-405 103
Leggett, John - Deceased 3-386, 2-91, 2-269 See file No. 211 Page 6 Calendar B
Legett, John W. - Minor 3-388, 3-389 104
Leitch, Neil - Deceased 3-394, 3-395, 3-396, 3-397 See file No. 99
Leaver, Georgianna 3-404, 2-84 105
Leitch, Neil 3-225, 3-236, 3-246, 2-13 See file No. 99
Leutz, John et al 1-178 106
Guardian to Minors (no explanation) 1-180
Lake, Julana A. & other Minors 1-295, 1-307 107
Lowe, Sarah 1-474, 1-483, 1-621 108
Lingaard, Andrea Laura 1-361 109
Liquor Cases 1-373
Larson, Ann S. 110
LeGraff, Jennie Bell 111
LeGraff, Henry 112
LeGraff, Etta Cordellia 113
LeGraff, Edward M. Leroy 114
Mau, Phillip - Deceased 2-6, 2-175, 2-254, 2-176, 2-255, 2-306, 2-38, 6-407 115
McGuineas - Minors 3-86 116
Mortenson, Christiana - Deceased 2-14, 2-254, 2-149, 2-14, 2-14, 2-316, 3-92, 3-91, 2-93, 3-89, 3-89, 3-90, 3-87, 3-316, 2-628? 117
McAuley, John - Deceased 2-16, 2-177?, 2-46, 2-76, 2-257, 2-334 118
Miller, Henry - Deceased 2-260, 2-44, 2-22, 2-32, 2-32, 3-209 119
Miller, Albert, Amelia - Earnest & Odelia - Minors 2-330, 3-202, 3-204, 3-219 120
Mapes, D.W. - Deceased 2-186, 2-66, 2-737, 2-690, 2-734 See file No. 171 Page 87 Calendar B
Morgan - Insane 3-325 121
McGuineas, Hugh - Deceased 3-327, 3-343, 2-64, 2-65, 2-730, Wills 115-119-120, 2-74, 3-410, 3-414, 3-426? See No. 22 Page 1 Calendar B
McCormick, Martha, Francis, John - Minors 3-355 122
McCarthy, John - Deceased 3-359, 2-80, 2-264, 3-398 123
McDonald, Jennie Bell - Adoption 3-360 See file No. 111 calendar A (LeGraff)
McCormick, Bryan - Deceased 2-76 124
McCormick, Thomas H. 3-374, 3-375, 3-376 125
Miller, August - Deceased 2-90 126
McGuineas, Hugh 3-431 See No. 2 Page 1 Calendar B
Murphy, Peter 2-95 No file
McAughey, Robert 1-109, 1-110, 1-111, 1-150, 1-151, 1-152, 1-153, 1-154, 1-163, 1-164, 1-165, 1-206, 1-219 127
Mand__, Margaret et al 1-204, 1-205 128
McGuineas, Ellen 1-330 See file No. 116
Miller, Harry Ross - Adoption 1-624 129
Moetch (Mortch?), Christian 130
Mortenson, Mary Louisa 131
McCarthy, John Jr. 132
McCarthy, Thomas 132
Moldt (Female child of John & Caroline Moldt) 133
Morin, Joseph 134
Molat or Moldt, Minnie et al 135
Myers, Frederick 136
McGuineas, Thomas J. (manuscript of evidence) 137
Moore, Mary Louisa (no pages or file #)
McDonald, Jennie Bell See file No. 111 Calendar A
Manistee R.R. Co. vs. James Dempsey et al 138
M. & G.R.R.R. vs. Wm. Reinsch, et al 139
M. & G.R.R.R. vs. Michael Dummers et al 140
M. & G.R.R.R. vs. Edwd Silvernagel, et al 141
M. & G.R.R.R. vs. John Lantz, et al 142
Manistee R.R. Co. vs. William J. Toeth, et al 143
Nungesser, Nancy A. - Deceased 2-183, 2-52, 2-264, 3-295, 3-326 144
Nungesser, George F. Frank W. Mertle C. & Nancy A. 3-276, 3-281 145
Nims, Almena - Deceased 3-346, 2-69, 2-266 146
O'Connell, Peter - Deceased 1-77 147
Oakley, William - Minor 3-142, 3-141?, 3-148 148
O'Connell, Peter 1-77, 1-78, 1-79, 1-80 See file No. 147
Olsen, Bernt 149
Peters Train Railway 3-221, 3-234, 3-234, 3-335, 3-260 150
Powers, Michael 3-345 See file No. 42 calendar A
Peterson, Jno. 1-289, 1-301, 1-312, 1-315, 1-335, 1-415 151
Pitcher, Delos W. 152
Probert, Mary Ann 153
Risdon, Robert M. 3-29, 2-39, 2-45, 3-236, 3-239, 2-625, 2-252, 3-253, 3-264, 3-255, 2-626, 3-103, 1-545, 1-547, 1-568, 1-615, 1-626, 1-639 154
Russell, Perry - Deceased 2-185, 2-51, 2-213, 2-348, 3-265, 3-264, 2-60, 3-293, 3-321, 3-327, 3-331, 3-332, 3-333, 3-337 155
Rassmusson, Charles & Laura - Minors 3-352, 3-353 157
Russell, Oliver 1-285 158
Radike, Adolph 1-438, 1-459, 1-465, 1-552 159
Radike, Edward 1-622 159
Russell, Oliver et al 160
Rakutz, Mat 161
Smith, Willard B. - Deceased 2-2, 2-174, 2-689, (See liber One) 2-296, 2-180, 2-625?, 2-20, 3-144, 3-146, (Can't read 2 more) 1-579 See No. 23 Page 12 Calendar B
Short, Samuel M. - Deceased 2-4, 2-175, 3-2, 3-52, 3-63 162
Secor, Edwin W. - Deceased 2-298, 3-167, 3-170, 2-78, 2-82, 3-401, 3-433, 3-436, 3-491, 1-554, 1-556, 1-600?, 1-623? See No. 7 Page 4 Calendar B
Stillwell, Laura - Deceased 2-7, 2-175, 2-255, 3-2, 2-308 163
Stronach, James - Deceased 1-60, 1-80, 1-84, 1-85, 1-87, 1-92, 1-95 164
Smith, Joseph - Deceased 1-73, 1-81, 1-105, 3-93, 2-14, 2-18, 3-132 165
Stronach, James, John & Isabella - Minors 1-94 166
Stillwell, Ella and Charles - Minors 2-310, 3-155, 3-103, 3-155, 3-154, 3-153, 3-159, 3-158, 3-31 167
Short, Samuel M. - Deceased 3-63 See file No. 162
Smith, Abby R. - Deceased 2-260, 2-36, 2-20, 2-181 No file
Snyder, Judson? Sanford - Minor 2-32, 2-43, 3-211, 3-213 168
Smith, Martha E. & Julia E. - Minors 2-35, 3-221, 3-223, 3-224, 3-292 169
Smith, Lucy, Nancy & Anna - Minors 2-49, 2-48, 2-59, 3-286, 3-269, 3-304, 3-305, 3-304, 3-303, 3-298, 3-301, 3-306, 1-606 199
Stralow, Frank - Deceased 2-47, 2-186, 2-54, 3-736, 2-691, 3-338, 3-313, 3-322, 3-350, 2-628 170
Smith, B.G. - Deceased 3-344, 2-66, 2-67, 2-265, 2-356, 3-415, See file No. 5 Page 3 Calendar B
Schroeder, Annie - Insane 3-347 171
Sayles, J.W. - Deceased 3-390, 2-92, 2-188, 3-422, 3-425 See file No. 1 Page 1 calendar B
Siqveland, Thorwald Oluf 2-93, 2-93, 2-189, 2-271, 3-419, 3-440 172
Stronach, James 1-80, 1-84, 1-81, 1-85, 1-86, 1-87, 1-92, 1-93, 1-94, 1-95, 1-96, 1-97, 1-98, 1-99, 1-106, 1-107, 1-149, 1-150, 1-160, 1-161, 1-162 See File No. 164
Salway, Joseph 1-156 No file
Spicer, Russell B. 1-217, 1-218 173
Stronach, James & Isabella 1-236, 1-237, 1-254, 1-396 See file No. 166
Sanborn, W.E, 1-227, 1-246 174
Stronach, James & Isabella Davis - Minors 1-253, 1-300 See file No. 166
Spicer, Russell B. 1-288 See file No. 173
Smith, Anna 175
Salway (Adoption & name change) female child into family of J. & M. Salway See file No. 133 (Moldt)
Turcot, Florida - Insane 3-336 176
Tulledge, Wm. W. 2-102, 2-87, 3-364, 3-368 177
Tulledge, Bernie? 3-3_6, 3-369 178
Teal, Julius & Augusta - Minors 3-406, 3-407, 3-408, 3-409 179
Tousley, Thos. 1-213, 1-214, 1-250, 1-251, 1-256 180
Thorp, William B. 1-264, 1-265, 1-266, 1-267 181
Tomlin, Chas. C. 1-392, 1-609 182
Totsch, Esther & Jennette 183
VanLiew, Henrietta J. - Minor 3-7 184
Voltz, Henry - Adoption 3-361 See file No. 112 Calendar A (LeGraff)
Watkins, Jane - Deceased 2-173, 2-253, 2-294, 2-5 (See also liber 1) 185
Watkins, Jane - Deceased 3-61 See file No. 185
Warver, Horace & Sarah A. - Deceased 2-22, 2-22, 3-163, 3-164 186
Williams, Henry Edward - Minor 3-313 187
Weisse, Ferdinand - Insane 3-337 188
Welbes, Emma - Deceased 2-55, 3-376, 3-377, 2-188, 2-360 189
Welbes, John Peter, Nicholas F., Henry, Charles, Mathew, Elizabeth - Minors 3-378, 3-379, 3-391 See file No. 17 Page 9 Calendar B
Wythe, Julia - Petition of 1-176 No file
Guardian to Minor Heir 1-181 (No explanation)
Wood, Emma 1-249 No file
Williams, Bertha A. 1-436 190
Werle, Martin 1-471, 1-481, 1-512, 1-621 191
Wright, Elson D. 192
Way, Willard V. 193
Wythe, Claudeline 194
Young, Paul Henrich - Deceased Wills 66, 3-100, 3-89, 3-98, 3-150, 2-734 195
Young, Paul H., John N., Henry S.C. 196
Ziebell, Charles - Deceased 2-3, 2-174, 2-254, 2-302, 1-608 197
Ziebell, Wilhelm Carle & Theresa - Minors 2-336, 2-70, 2-71, 2-88, 3-399, 3-400, 1-657 198

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