Guide to the Santa Clara County Probate Records

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Title: Santa Clara County Probate Records
Date: 1850-1913
Collection number: Found in collection
Creator: California. Superior Court (Santa Clara County). Probate Division
Extent: 5 linear feet
Repository: History San Jose Research Library.
San Jose, CA 95112
Abstract: Original documents of legal proceedings following the death of an individual that include a description of the property of the deceased. Some probates also include guardianships of minors.
Physical location: History San Jose Collection Center.
Languages: English

Access

Collection is open for research to the public by appointment. An in-house index exists.

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Preferred Citation

Santa Clara County Probate Records 1850-1913, History San Jose Research Library, San Jose, California 95112-2599.

Scope and Content of Collection

Original documents of legal proceedings following the death of an individual, including a description of the property of the deceased. Some probates also include guardianships of minors.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in History San Jose's archives catalog.
California. Superior Court (Santa Clara County). Probate Division