Flint, Jim, comp. Norfolk County, MA Probate Index 1793-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.Original data: Probate Index, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Vol 2, L - Z, 1910. Boston, MA, USA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910. Cat. #F/72/N8/M45/v.1.
Among the cities included in the county are: Braintree, Brookline, Canton, Dedham, Foxborough, Medfield, Medway, Milton, Needham, Norfolk, Quincy, Randolph, Stoughton, Walpole, Weymouth, and Wrentham. There are a total of over 20,000 entries in this database. These entries include first, middle, and last names, date, place of residence at the time, nature of the case, the case number, and a few additional notes. This database gives a listing of various types of Probate records as wills, administration of wills, guardianships, adoptions, etc. Information includes names, residence, nature of document, date. This database helps in finding migration patterns. Also, it can help give you a clue as to where your family may have moved.