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From: Juanetta Powers <>
Subject: [HOWIE] Databases of the Day
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 22:50:35 -0500

These are taken from Ancestry Daily News and are FREE until Oct. 9th.

When the people of Middlesex County needed to file official documents,
they traveled to the county courthouse where officials recorded and
notarized their paperwork. This database indexes county residents with
the types of probate records they filed. These records include wills,
administrations of wills, change-of-name documents, commitment papers,
sales of estates, permissions to marry, guardianships, adoptions, and
partitions. It is interesting to note that Louisa May Alcott, the author
of "Little Women," appears in this database.

Source Information: Flint, Jim, comp., "Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Probate Index, 1871-1909," (A-K). [database online] Provo, UT:, 2000-.

Original Data: "Middlesex County, MA Probate Index, 1870-1909" (volume
2, part 1, A-K). MA: 1912.

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