Excerpts from Probate Records, 17th Century

Excerpts from a bound volume of the Probate Records of Essex County gives a detailed listing of belongings and wealth of certain residents of Essex County in the 17th century.

Towns mentioned within these excerpts are: Boxford, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Salisbury, and Wenham.

To access the complete Probate Records for towns in Essex County visit:
Essex County Probate Records Part I

Click here for a glossary of terms from these colonial probate records:


Massachusetts. Probate Court (Essex County). Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records. Boston: Research Publication Co., 1903.