District of Columbia Probate Records: Will Books 1 through 6, 1801-1852 and Estate Files, 1801 - 1852


These probate records include wills, administrations of estates, some appointment of guardians and a few indentures of apprenticeship. This work contains detailed abstracts of 1,260 wills and listings of 3,406 estate records. Data was taken from will books and estate files found in the D.C. Archives and National Archives. Many entries include additional information from newspaper accounts and other sources.


Wesley E. Pippenger


(1996), 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 562 pp.

ISBN: 9781585493487