Sangamon County Probate Records

Search for Sangamon 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.


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

Buffalo Village Clerk Buffalo IL 109 South Carter Street 62515 217-623-5788

Sangamon County Clerk Springfield IL 200 South 9th Street 62701 217-753-6707


Sangamon County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Sangamon County IL. This may include Sangamon 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 Sangamon 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 Sangamon County probate records through searchable databases.

Hancock County Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 605 West Jefferson Street 62702 217-782-6553

Illinois State Archive Springfield IL West Jackson Street 62704 217-782-3492

Springfield Archive Springfield IL 425 South College Street 62704 217-782-4682

Springfield Records Archive Springfield IL 800 East Monroe Street 62701 217-788-8337

Springfield Records Archive Springfield IL 325 West Adams Street 62704 217-782-5897

Springfield State Archive Springfield IL 400 South Spring Street 62756 217-782-1080

Springfield State Police Patrol Records Archive Springfield IL South 6th Street 62703 217-785-0614

Springfield Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 300 South 7th Street 62701 217-789-2180

Springfield Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 925 East Ridgely Avenue 62702 217-782-6553


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

Sangamon County Circuit Court Springfield IL 200 South 9th Street 62701 217-753-6700