Series 28422
Iron County (Utah). Probate Court Insanity record book

Dates: 1886-1894.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains the minutes, sworn statements, decisions, physician certificates, guardian oaths, and guardian bonds involving insanity cases heard by the Territorial Probate Court in Iron County. The cases include both decisions made by the court on an individual's sanity, as well as the settling of property for those found insane (and remanded to the State Hospital in Provo).

Individual cases heard by the court, that are recorded here, include David W. Patton (heard on November 15th, 1886), John Morton Chatterly (heard on August 22, 1891), Thomas Howarth (heard on January 16, 1894), and William James (heard on June 4th, 1895).


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Minutes from Iron County (Utah). Probate Court, Series 17477, document and describe the proceedings of that court and the cases it heard.

Probate record book from Iron County (Utah). Probate Court, Series 27438, contain the details of proceedings in estate and guardianship cases heard by the court.

Fee book from Iron County (Utah). Probate Court, Series 28420, contains a record of itemized lists that reflect the payment of various fees collected by the Iron County Probate Court.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by Jim Kichas in December 2013.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    1 1 1886-1894

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