Erie County Probate Records

Search for Erie County NY 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.


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

Aurora Town Clerk East Aurora NY 5 South Grove Street 14052 716-652-3280

Brant Town Clerk Angola NY 1294 Brant North Collins Road 14006 716-549-0282

Buffalo City Clerk Buffalo NY 65 Niagara Square 14202 716-851-5431

Collins Town Clerk Collins NY 14093 Mill Street 14034 716-532-4887

Eden Town Clerk Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3559

Erie County Clerk Buffalo NY 92 Franklin Street 14202 716-858-8843

Gowanda Village Clerk Gowanda NY 27 East Main Street 14070 716-532-3353

Grand Island Clerk Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9650

Holland Clerk Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-2770

Lancaster Village Clerk Lancaster NY 5423 Broadway 14086 716-683-2105

Marilla Town Clerk Marilla NY 1740 Two Rod Road 14102 716-652-5350

Newstead Town Clerk Akron NY 57 John Street 14001 585-542-4573

North Collins Village Clerk North Collins NY 10543 Main St 14111 716-337-3160

Orchard Park Clerk Orchard Park NY 4295 South Buffalo Street 14127 716-662-6415

Sardinia Town Clerk Sardinia NY 12320 Savage Road 14134 716-496-8900


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

Akron Village Court Akron NY 21 Main Street 14001 716-542-9636

Alden Town Court Alden NY 3311 Wende Road 14004 716-937-6969

Alden Village Court Alden NY 13336 Broadway 14004 716-937-9216

Amherst Town Court Buffalo NY 400 John James Audubon Parkway 14228 716-689-4200

Angola Village Court Angola NY 41 Commercial Street 14006 716-549-1126

Aurora Town Court East Aurora NY 571 Main Street 14052 716-652-5275

Blasdell Village Court Buffalo NY 121 Miriam Avenue 14219 716-821-7908

Boston Town Court Boston NY 8500 Boston State Road 14025 716-941-6115

Brant Town Court Angola NY 1294 Brant North Collins Road 14006 716-549-0300

Buffalo City Court Buffalo NY 50 Delaware Avenue 14202 716-845-2600

Buffalo Traffic Court Buffalo NY 295 Main Street 14203 716-851-8257

Cheektowaga Town Court Cheektowaga NY 3223 Union Road 14227 716-686-3462

Clarence Town Court Clarence NY 1 Town Place 14031 716-741-8948

Colden Town Court Colden NY 8812 State Road 14033 716-941-6242

Collins Town Court Collins NY 14093 Mill Street 14034 716-532-3340

Concord Town Court Springville NY 86 Franklin Street 14141 716-592-9898

Depew Village Court Depew NY 85 Manitou Street 14043 716-683-0978

Eden Town Court Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3559

Elma Town Court Elma Center NY 1600 Bowen Road 14059 716-652-1855

Erie County Court Buffalo NY 25 Delaware Avenue 14202 716-845-9301

Evans Town Court Angola NY 8787 Erie Road 14006 716-549-3707

Grand Island Town Court Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9600

Hamburg Town Court Hamburg NY 6100 South Park Avenue 14075 716-649-6111

Hamburg Village Court Hamburg NY 100 Main Street 14075 716-649-7204

Holland Town Court Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-2770

Kenmore Village Court Kenmore NY 2919 Delaware Avenue 14217 716-873-4554

Lackawanna City Court Buffalo NY 714 Ridge Road 14218 716-845-7220

Lancaster Town Court Lancaster NY 525 Pavement Road 14086 716-683-1814

Lancaster Village Court Lancaster NY 5423 Broadway 14086 716-683-6780

Marilla Town Court Marilla NY 1740 Two Rod Road 14102 716-652-1213

Newstead Town Court Akron NY 5 Clarence Center Road 14001 716-542-4575

North Collins Town Court North Collins NY 10543 Main Street 14111 716-337-3712

Orchard Park Town Court Orchard Park NY 4295 South Buffalo Street 14127 716-662-6415


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

Buffalo Accident Records Archive Buffalo NY 74 Franklin Street 14202 716-851-4566

Buffalo Lackawanna Vital Records Archive Buffalo NY 714 Ridge Road 14218 716-827-6431