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==introduction==
 
==introduction==
 
Guardianship is a court ordered appointment of one person (the guardian) to take care of someone who is physically or mentally unable to manage their affairs (the ward).  A ward may sometimes be a minor child.
 
Guardianship is a court ordered appointment of one person (the guardian) to take care of someone who is physically or mentally unable to manage their affairs (the ward).  A ward may sometimes be a minor child.
 
==samples==
 
A person appointed as guardian may be a relative, a friend of the family, or one who could teach the minor(s) a trade. In some cases guardians or administrators were appointed to handle the affairs of adults who were deemed incompetent.
 
 
* [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-32495-24809-33?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-168:353252801,353275401 Bradley County Guardian bonds and letters 1857-1904 vol B]
 
 
*[https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-32510-5121-75?cc=2061549&wc=M7Q8-BP8:353224101,353317401 Arkansas County Guardian bonds and letters 1876-1911 vol 1]
 
 
These samples give the name of the Guardian and the minor ward, and the date of the guardianship appointment.
 
  
 
====WEBSITES RELATIVE TO ARKANSAS GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS====
 
====WEBSITES RELATIVE TO ARKANSAS GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS====

Revision as of 11:02, 14 August 2014

introduction[edit | edit source]

Guardianship is a court ordered appointment of one person (the guardian) to take care of someone who is physically or mentally unable to manage their affairs (the ward). A ward may sometimes be a minor child.

WEBSITES RELATIVE TO ARKANSAS GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS[edit | edit source]

Guardianship records have been kept by the clerks of the county courts in Arkansas, sometimes in separate volumes, but most often merely noted in the court minutes.

  • Arkansas county probate or court can be found in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog by entering a place search as: UNITED STATES, ARKANSAS, [County]
    • A topic list will appear from which you may choose 'Court Records' or 'Probate Records.'

SAMPLES OF GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS[edit | edit source]

A person appointed as guardian may be a relative, a friend of the family, or one who could teach the minor(s) a trade. In some cases guardians or administrators were appointed to handle the affairs of adults who were deemed incompetent.