[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Manitoba wills

Paul Rakow paul.edward.luther.rakow at desy.de
Thu Sep 5 10:57:23 PDT 2013


       That guide to Manitoba probate looks very useful:
  I wish I had known about it a year ago.

       Familysearch.org has the scanned wills and probate
  files themselves, up till 1930

       Start from:


    Last year I managed to figure out the index and find the will
  of a relative who died in 1930, but it would have been much
  quicker using the Manitoba guide you found. The probate file was
  nearly 40 pages long.

                     Paul Rakow

On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 8:50 AM, Helen Gillespie <gilleh23 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I ran across this site on the Manitoba govt site and thought it might be
> of interest to those who may be searching families there. It is only an
> index, but it does provide info on access.
> http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/probate/guide.html
> Although I think I have sent this before, there is also the BMD index for
> Manitoba in certain years (privacy issues notwithstanding)

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