Switzerland County Probate Order Books

Probate Order Books contain the daily actions of the Probate Court. Actions include letters of administration (no will) or testamentary (will found), administrator and executor’s bonds, guardianships for minor heirs, partitions of land, estate sales, widow’s dowers, disputes between heirs, lawsuits brought by creditors, and more.

The following table details probate order books available for Switzerland County, Indiana. Links to indexes available on Indiana’s Gore are given when available. Some volumes have been abstracted and are available for purchase in paperback and PDF ebook formats.

These volumes have been all digitized by Ancestry. See the Switzerland County Probate Records on Ancestry Finding Aid for details. They are available on microfilm from the Indiana State Library and Family History Library.

See Switzerland County Probate Records for details about other records created by the Probate Court.

Probate Book Index Abstracts
Order Book 1 (1814-1824) N/A Paperback
PDF ebook
Missing order book for 1824-1831
Order Book A (1831-1837) N/A Paperback
PDF ebook
Order Book B (1837-1841) N/A Paperback
PDF ebook
Order Book C (1841-1849) N/A Paperback
PDF ebook
Order Book D (1849-1853) N/A N/A
Order Book 1 (1853-1857) N/A N/A
Order Book 2 (1857-1862) N/A N/A
Order Book 3 (1863-1867) N/A N/A
Order Book 4 (1867-1871) N/A N/A
Order Book 5 (1871-1872) N/A N/A
Order Book 6 (1873-1876) N/A N/A
Order Book 7 (1876-1878) N/A N/A
Order Book 8 (1878-1879) N/A N/A
Order Book 9 (1880-1881) N/A N/A
Order Book 10 (1881-1883) N/A N/A
Order Book 11 (1883-1885) N/A N/A
Order Book 12 (1885-1887) N/A N/A
Order Book 13 (1887-1889) N/A N/A
Order Book 14 (1889-1891) N/A N/A
Order Book 15 (1891-1893) N/A N/A
Order Book 16 (1893-1896) N/A N/A
Order Book 17 (1896-1898) N/A N/A
Order Book 18 (1898-1902) N/A N/A
Order Book 19 (1902-1905) N/A N/A
Order Book 20 (1906-1909) N/A N/A
Order Book 21 (1909-1915) N/A N/A
Order Book 22 (1915-1919) N/A N/A
Order Book 23 (1919-1923) N/A N/A