Winnebago County Probate Records

Search for Winnebago 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.


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

Cherry Valley Village Clerk Cherry Valley IL 806 East State Street 61016 815-332-3441

Loves Park City Clerk Loves Park IL 100 Heart Boulevard 61111 815-654-5034

Pecatonica City Clerk Pecatonica IL 111 West 3rd Street 61063 815-239-2310

Rockford Township Town Clerk Rockford IL 119 North Church Street 61101 815-962-8855

Roscoe Village Clerk Roscoe IL 10595 Main Street 61073 815-623-2829

Winnebago County Clerk Rockford IL 404 Elm Street 61101 815-319-4250


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

Rockford District Court Rockford IL 211 South Court Street 61101 815-987-4354

Winnebago County Court Rockford IL 400 West State Street 61101 815-987-2510