Ohio Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues

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Known Issues

Question #1: There appear to be some records missing from Guernsey and Hocking Counties in this collection. Are these records available for viewing?
Answer #1: The images contained on film number 2209810 (Guernsey County, Ohio) as well as film numbers 1289454 and 2318125 (Hocking County, Ohio) are not included in this collection due to contract issues. These films can be ordered into a FamilySearch Center for viewing. For instructions on ordering the films please see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.

Question #2: These two files: Probate records 1892 number 10733 1892 and Probate records 1892 number 10734-10798 are not displaying the correct records. Can you explain what the problem is?
Answer #2: When the records were placed online the records from the file Probate records 1892 number 10733 1892 and Probate records 1892 number 10734-10798 were switched. Parts of Probate record 10733 can be found in each of the above mentioned files.

Question#3: The records in the waypoint Belmont County > Probate Records, 1859, no. 4306-4387 don’t seem to match the label. Where can I find these records?
Answer #3: The waypoint labeled Probate Records 1859 no 4388, has the images from folders no. 4306-4387 in images 1-2987. Images 2988-3040 are from folder no. 4388. The waypoint labeled no. 4306-4387 has additional images from folder 4388.

Question#4: Fairfield County, Ohio, Index 1802-1887 is only for Volume 2, N-Z surnames.  The index for records in Volume 1, A-M were missing when the digital images were created.  Will Volume 1 be added when it is found?

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