Early Settlers of Montgomery County, Ohio: Genealogical Abstracts from Common Pleas Court Records Civil and Probate

By: Shirley Keller Mikesell

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Book Details: 326 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 326 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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This second volume of early Montgomery County records presents court records from 1803 until 1823. The Common Pleas Court in Montgomery County heard cases ranging from assault and battery to probate. Records from this court were filed under two categories

Title: Early Settlers of Montgomery County, Ohio: Genealogical Abstracts from Common Pleas Court Records Civil and Probate

Author: Shirley Keller Mikesell

Categories: Ohio,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1992)

ISBN Number: 1556136013

ISBN Number 13: 9781556136016

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 326 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 326 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: M0601

Description: This second volume of early Montgomery County records presents court records from 1803 until 1823. The Common Pleas Court in Montgomery County heard cases ranging from assault and battery to probate. Records from this court were filed under two categories: Civil Law Records, and Probate and Testamentary Docket books; both are abstracted here. The civil law records provide a synopsis of each case and the names of plaintiff, defendant, and jurors. The probate records of this court provide the names of the deceased, information concerning the administration of wills and estates, and guardianships assigned. According to the author, "the historian will find an interesting overview of pioneer society in the…abstracts. The rough and tumble frontier lives in records of knife fights, etc. The genealogist will find a more human side of our ancestors in these records, more than simply born, married, died." Many people who may not appear in land records may have had some business with the court, and as such may be named here. Over 600 family names that do not appear in the first volume are to be found here. A full name index is included.
326 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 326 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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