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 Ohio 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 Ohio County Probate Records on Ancestry Finding Aid for details. They are available on microfilm from the Indiana State Library and Family History Library.
See Ohio County Probate Records for details about other records created by the Probate Court.
|Order Book 1[a] (1844-1852)||N/A||Paperback
|Order Book 1[b] (1853-1859)||N/A||Paperback
|Order Book 2 (1859-1866)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 3 (1866-1872)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 4 (1873-1878)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 5 (1878-1880)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 6 (1883-1890)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 7 (1890-1894)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 8 (1894-1898)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 9 (1898-1903)||N/A||N/A|
|Order Book 10 (1903-1906)||N/A||N/A|