Cherokee County Probate Records

Search for Cherokee County KS 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.


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

Cherokee County Clerk Columbus KS PO Box 14 66725 620-429-8044

Galena Clerk Galena KS 211 West 7th Street 66739 620-783-5265

Weir City Clerk Weir KS 612 South Jefferson Street 66781 620-396-8214


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

Baxter Springs Municipal Court Baxter Springs KS 121 West 11th Street 66713 620-856-2112

Columbus District Court Columbus KS 110 West Maple Street 66725 620-429-3880

Columbus Municipal Court Columbus KS 300 East Maple Street 66725 620-429-1332

Galena Municipal Court Galena KS 211 West 7th Street 66739 620-783-2454

Scammon Municipal Court Scammon KS 202 East 3rd Street 66773 620-479-2321

Weir Municipal Court Weir KS 306 South Washington Street 66781 620-396-8214