Watonwan County Probate Records

Search for Watonwan County MN 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.


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

Lewisville City Clerk Lewisville MN 201 Lewis Street West 56060 507-435-2791

Watonwan County Clerk St. James MN 710 2nd Avenue South 56081 507-375-1238


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

Watonwan County Court St. James MN 710 2nd Avenue South 56081 507-375-1238