Orphans’ Court records reflect a wide variety of ‘miscellaneous’ court proceedings including the appointment of guardians and the sale of property following an individual’s death. This index records the book volume (range of years), page number, and nature of the court proceedings which can be found in the Miscellaneous Dockets.
Search Tips: Names within this index are arranged chronologically by the year filed in the courts. Use the bookmark feature within the index to quickly navigate to the appropriate surname section. Please provide the book range of years and page number when requesting references.
Lancaster County Orphans' Court Index (1742-1800) (surnames)