Clayton County Probate Records

Search for Clayton County IA probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Clayton County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Clayton County IA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Clayton County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Clayton County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Clayton County probate records through a searchable database.

Clayton County Clerk Elkader IA PO Box 418 52043 563-245-2204

Farmersburg Clerk Farmersburg IA 208 South Main Street 52047 563-536-2390

Monona Town Clerk Monona IA 104 East Center Street 52159 563-539-2355

St Olaf City Clerk St. Olaf IA 109 South Main Street 52072 563-783-7777


Clayton County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Clayton County IA. During a Clayton County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Clayton County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Clayton County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Clayton County probate records.

Elkader District Court Elkader IA 111 North High Street 52043 563-245-2204