Forsyth County Probate Records

Search for Forsyth 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.


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

Forsyth County Clerk Winston-Salem NC 201 North Chestnut Street 27101 336-703-2020

Kernersville Town Clerk Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-992-0404


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

Forsyth County Court Winston-Salem NC 200 North Main Street 27101 336-761-2250

Forsyth District Court Winston-Salem NC 200 North Main Street 27101 336-761-2478


Forsyth County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Forsyth County NC. This may include Forsyth 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 Forsyth 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 Forsyth County probate records through searchable databases.

Kernersville Police Records Archive Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-996-2366

Winston Salem Moravian Church Archive Winston-Salem NC 457 South Church Street 27101 336-722-1742

Winston Salem Records Archive Winston-Salem NC 100 East 1st Street 27101 336-727-2650