The publication herewith presented, as index to the probate cases filed in Marion County, Texas, is No. 158 of the Texas series of counties. The publication is intended to meet the requirements of day-to-day usage by the officials of the county, attorneys, business men, and other citizens who have occasion to consult probate case records for the proper conduct of their affairs. The publication may be used by historians and genealogists to obtain references to unpublished source material.
Names of the deceased persons,
minors & other principals are arranged alphabetically with
reference to the filing date of the case & the case number.
The notation "no papers" following the name of
the principal indicates that no case papers were located during
inventory. Lunacy cases are indicated by "L", and
"E" indicates Epileptic cases. Case numbers
preceded by "O" were assigned to previously unnumbered
cases. The following numbers in the series 1-1761 were not
used as case numbers: 84, 90, 137, 138, 141, 206, 216, 231, 317,
737, 738, 859-878, 1281, & 1310. Note: NCM means Non Compos Mentis and
that they filed for incapacitated persons guardianship.
In Marion County all probate records are in the custody of the county clerk. Case papers are filed in numerical sequence in plainly marked steel file drawers in the clerk's office.
Since the transfer of territory from one county to another has affected probate jurisdiction and has determined the county in which the probate case should have been filed, a map and table of territorial changes is included herein. Notations concerting present location and availability of records pertinent to Marion County follows:
Bowie County, Boston, records were destroyed by fire in 1884.
Cass County, Linden, all records are extant.
Harrison County, Marshall, all records are extant..
Panola County, Carthage, all records are extant.
Paschal County (defunct), Linden, all records are extant.
Red River County, Clarksville, all records are extant.
information is extracted from:
Marion County Texas Index To Probate Cases
Prepared By The Texas Statewide Records Project Division Of Professional And Service Projects Work Projects Administration
May 15, 1860-May 2, 1939
Marion County, Texas
There is no copyright.
Angela Hartman, county coordinator.
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