Jo Daviess County Probate Records

Search for Jo Daviess County IL 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.


Jo Daviess County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Jo Daviess County IL. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County probate records through a searchable database.

Jo Daviess County Clerk Galena IL 330 North Bench Street 61036 815-777-0161

Stockton Village Clerk Stockton IL 155 West Front Avenue 61085 815-947-2515


Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County IL. During a Jo Daviess County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Jo Daviess 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, Jo Daviess County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Jo Daviess County probate records.

Jo Daviess County Court Galena IL 330 North Bench Street 61036 815-777-0161