ArrangementGenerally numerical by case file number
Register to the processed portion. For cases from 1886-1910 (case numbers 2-5238 with a few exceptions) the register includes a name index arranged alphabetically by individual's surname. A name list was not created for cases from 1911-1921 (generally case numbers 5318-9990)
The original index to probate case files is still in the Lincoln County Register in Probate's office
Records relating to the settlement of deceased individuals' estates including inventories of real and personal property; reports and accounts of administrators or executors; statements of claims against estates; resale of real and/or personal property; warrants; contracts; sworn testimony; and similar records. There are a few guardianship of minor heir cases mixed in with the estate case files.
The processed portion of this series is summarized above, dates 1886-1921, and is described in the register. There are additional accessions which date 1921-1937 and are described below.