Knox County Probate Records

Search for Knox 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.


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

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694


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

Knox County Court Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815