Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files, 1862-1915 is a free collection at FamilySearch with images of probate estate files from the Washington District Probate Court in Montpelier, Vermont.
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What Can I Learn from Vermont Probate Records
- 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
- Dates the documents were written and recorded (Used to approximate event dates, i.e. a will was usually written near the time of death)
- Description and value of personal property or land owned by the deceased