Published by FamilySearch: Probates Are Where the Fun Is

Why did Jonathan Stark leave his prized pocket watch to his nephew, instead of his son? To solve the mystery, turn first to probate records, the legal “last words” of a person’s life. Probates are rich in stories and secrets. Nothing provides clues to the social status and relationships of ancestors like wills, estate inventories,…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/probates-fun/

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