Richland Co., Ohio

 

Probate / Estate Records


 

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*The first will recorded in the first will record of Richland county is that of Jacob Newman which was made on June 12th., 1813, and was witnessed by Andrew Coffinberry, Winn Winship and George Coffinberry.  [OHIO LIBERAL, 30 January 1884]


Where to Find These Records ...

1813 - present

  • Records held by the county.  Contact:  Richland County Probate Court, Attn: Genealogy, 50 Park Avenue East, 2nd Floor, Mansfield, OH 44902-1850, (419) 774-5583 or (419) 774-5586.  Estate records date from 1813 to the present

On-line Records ...

General Records Wills & Information From Individual Wills

Wills Available on Microfilm Roll V21-90 which can be ordered from Heritage Quest or found at the Sherman Room of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library (downtown Mansfield) on microfilm

Amaine, Henry Archer, Joseph Armstrong, Mary Attwood, Nathaniel
Bault, John Beuger, George Bruck, James Charles, Elijah
Cline, Joseph Cook, Noah Cunningham, Hugh Daley, Charles
Darling, Zachariah Edgington, Jesse Ellis, Thomas Ford, James
Grimes, John Hendrix, Abraham Hill, David Johnston, James
Jones, Levi Keith, Michael Keith, Michael Kinney, Lewis
Lanoustaul, Peter Laughter, John Mahon, James Marshall, John
Mitchell, George Morehead, George Murdock, Daniel Newman, Jacob
Palmer, Jonathan Parker, Galey Patterson, Thomas Pearce, James
Perry, Samuel Pollock, Hugh Rin, Ebenezer Rockwell, Joseph
Rutan, John Sams, Henry Shrader, Jacob S. Skinner, Alex
Skinner, Alexander Smalley, Jasper Speakman, Willis Stafford, James
Stairs, Noble Statu, Thomas Steyer, Henry Jr. Stoner, Catherine
Stout, Christian Trakle, Christopher Tredaway, Daniel Trucks, Nicholas
Vail, John Vail, Jonathan Walker, James Wheeler, John
Williams, Mordicai Woodward, Daniel Wooley, John Workman, Benjamin
Wright, George - - -

Social and vital statistics for the year ending 31 March 1896:  Thirty-nine letters of guardianship were issued, including 56 children, 1 drunkard, 9 insane persons and 2 imbeciles.  Seventy-five wills were probated, 62 testamentary letters, 75 letters of administration issued and 137 estates administered.  Twenty-three final naturalization papers were issued to one native of Austria, one of England, 16 of Germany, one of Ireland and two of Italy.  One person was sent to reform farm at Lancaster, 15, seven males and 8 females were sent to the insane hospital at Toledo, and three females were sent to the hospital for epileptics at Gallipolis.  [source:  Richland Shield & Banner:  20 June 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 6]


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