Franklin County Probate Records

Search for Franklin 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.


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

Franklin County Clerk Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3410

Ottawa City Clerk Ottawa KS 101 South Hickory Street 66067 785-242-2190

Richmond City Clerk Richmond KS 109 E Central St 66080 785-835-6425

Wellsville City Clerk Wellsville KS 411 Main St 66092 785-883-2296


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

Ottawa District Court Ottawa KS 301 South Main Street 66067 785-242-6000

Ottawa Municipal Court Ottawa KS 715 West 2nd Street 66067 785-242-5333

Pomona Municipal Court Pomona KS 219 Jefferson Street 66076 785-566-3522

Richmond Municipal Court Richmond KS 109 East Central Avenue 66080 785-835-6425

Wellsville Municipal Court Wellsville KS 411 Main Street 66092 785-883-2296

Williamsburg Municipal Court Williamsburg KS 123 West William Street 66095 785-746-5578