Franklin County Probate Records

Search for Franklin County MA 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 MA. 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.

Bernardston Town Clerk Bernardston MA 108 Northfield Road 01337 413-648-5408

Erving Town Clerk Erving MA 12 East Main Street 01344 978-544-2765

Franklin County Clerk Greenfield MA 101 Munson Street 01301 413-774-5535

Gill Town Clerk Gill MA 325 Main Road 01354 413-863-8103

Greenfield Clerk Greenfield MA 14 Court Square 01301 413-772-1503

Leverett Town Clerk Leverett MA 9 Montague Road 01054 413-548-9150

Massachusetts State Clerk Greenfield MA 425 Main Street 01301 413-774-2229

New Salem Town Clerk New Salem MA 15 South Main Street 01355 978-544-2731

Orange Clerk Orange MA 1 Court Sq 01364 978-544-8277

Sunderland Town Clerk Sunderland MA 12 School Street 01375 413-665-1440

Warwick Town Clerk Warwick MA 12 Athol Road 01378 978-544-8304

Whately Town Clerk Whately MA 218 CHESTNUT PLAIN Rd 01093 413-665-0054


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 MA. 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.

Franklin Superior Court Greenfield MA 425 Main Street 01301 413-774-5535

Greenfield District Court Greenfield MA 425 Main Street 01301 413-773-3666