January 24, 2020
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff looks at the extensive documents in the Henry County Records at the Wiregrass Archives, located at TROY's Dothan Campus.
Every genealogist, and everyone who has ever talked with a genealogist, knows the importance of probate records to family history work. In 19th century Alabama, the probate judge was the most powerful official in the lives of common citizens, and county probate offices hold an array of important records that tell us about our ancestors…