Wilkes County Probate Records

Search for Wilkes 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.


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

North Wilkesboro Clerk North Wilkesboro NC 832 Main Street 28659 336-667-7129

Wilkes County Clerk Wilkesboro NC 110 West North Street 28697 336-651-7346


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

Wilkes County Court Wilkesboro NC 500 Courthouse Drive 28697 336-667-4706

Wilkes District Court Wilkesboro NC 500 Courthouse Drive 28697 336-667-6361