Macon County Probate Records

Search for Macon 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.


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

Decatur Township Clerk Decatur IL 1620 South Taylorville Road 62521 217-429-5284

Long Creek Village Clerk Decatur IL 7135 Old Route 36 62522 217-864-5263

Macon County Clerk Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1305

Maroa City Clerk Maroa IL 120 South Locust Street 61756 217-794-2206


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

Macon County Court Decatur IL 253 East Wood Street 62523 217-424-1467


Macon County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Macon County IL. This may include Macon County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Macon County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Macon County probate records through searchable databases.

Macon County Sheriffs Records Archive Decatur IL 333 South Franklin Street 62523 217-424-1323