Probate records are important sources of information for amateur and professional genealogist because they contain court records such as wills, deeds, and guardianship records. They represent the summation of a person's life and reveal secrets even living relatives of the decease may know nothing about. For people of color, probate records can provide the one lead that opens up the brick wall in the quest to complete the family tree.
Index to Probate Cases of Texas
These images from the Index to Probate Cases of Texas are from Wood County Texas and cover the years September 12, 1857- May 9, 1939. The following images were prepared by the State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program Division of Community Service Programs Work Projects Administration in 1942. The FHL (Family History Library) call number is US/Can 976.4223 P22 .