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Probate records are court records that describe the distribution of an individual’s estate after he or she dies.

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Inheritance records and wills (Akte warisan)

Research use: Provides linking information for family relationships.

Record type: Wills, inventories, distribution of estates.

Time Period: 1700-present.

Content: Names of individuals, their parents, children and grandchildren, dates, relationships, sometimes places of events, race, civil status.

Location: National Archives, local courts and civil registry offices.

Population coverage: 10%.

Reliability: Good.

Accessibility: By personal visit or hiring a researcher.[1]

Guardianship records (Akte Wali)

Research use: Valuable in cases of death or divorce of parents with minor children.

Record type: Orphan’s chamber records of guardianship dispositions, orphans, adoption records, legitimations and decisions.

Time Period: 1650-present.

Content: Names of children, guardians, parents, ages, dates of birth, residence, legal acknowlegements.

Location: National Archives, municipal archives.

Population coverage: 5%.

Reliability: Good.

Accessibility: By personal visit or by hiring a researcher.[1]

Availability of Probate Records

The Family History Library has a collection of probate records from Indonesia. Probate records are listed in the Keyword Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

INDONESIA PROBATE RECORDS

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Indonesia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1989-1999.

 

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