Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images of probate records from Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

 

“This collection consists of probate estate files of Plymouth County from two different sources: the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the archive of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

 

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What Can I Learn from Probate Records?

 

These probate records include petitions, inventories, accounts, decrees, and other court documents. Information may include:

  • Name of testator or deceased
  • Names of heirs such as a spouse, children, and other relatives or friends
  • Name of executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Residence of testator
  • Document and recording dates (Used to approximate event dates i.e. A will was usually written near the time of death.)

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