Burke County Probate Records

Search for Burke County NC 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.


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

Burke County Clerk Morganton NC 201 South Green Street 28655 828-433-3200

Burke County Clerk Morganton NC PO Box 219 28680 828-764-9354


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

Burke County Court Morganton NC 201 South Green Street 28655 828-432-2800

Burke District Court Morganton NC 201 South Green Street 28655 828-328-5521


Burke County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Burke County NC. This may include Burke County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Burke County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Burke County probate records through searchable databases.

Morganton Records Archive Morganton NC 304 College Street 28655 828-438-5290