Tompkins County Probate Records

Search for Tompkins 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.


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

Caroline Town Clerk Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-6400

Dryden Village Clerk Dryden NY 16 South Street 13053 607-844-8122

Freeville Clerk Freeville NY 5 Factory Street 13068 607-844-8301

Groton City Clerk Groton NY 108 East Cortland Street 13073 607-898-3966

Harford Town Clerk Dryden NY 394 New York 38 13053 607-844-4091

Lancing Town Clerk Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4142

Newfield Clerk Newfield Hamlet NY 166 Main Street 14867 607-564-9571

Tompkins County Clerk Ithaca NY 121 East Court Street 14850 607-274-5434

Ulysses Town Clerk Trumansburg NY 10 Elm Street 14886 607-387-5767


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

Caroline Town Court Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-7796

Cayuga Heights Village Court Ithaca NY 836 Hanshaw Road 14850 607-257-3944

Danby Town Court Ithaca NY 1830 Danby Road 14850 607-277-4788

Dryden Town Court Dryden NY 93 East Main Street 13053 607-844-8888

Enfield Town Court Ithaca NY 168 Enfield Main Road 14850 607-272-0529

Freeville Village Court Freeville NY 5 Factory Street 13068 607-844-8470

Groton Town Court Groton NY 101 Conger Boulevard 13073 607-898-5273

Ithaca City Court Ithaca NY 118 East Clinton Street 14850 607-273-2263

Ithaca Town Court Ithaca NY 215 North Tioga Street 14850 607-273-0493

Lansing Town Court Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4776

Newfield Town Court Newfield Hamlet NY 166 Main Street 14867 607-564-9982

Tompkins County Court Ithaca NY 320 North Tioga Street 14850 607-272-0466

Ulysses Town Court Trumansburg NY 10 Elm Street 14886 607-387-5411


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

Tompkins County Records Archive Ithaca NY 312 North Cayuga Street 14850 607-274-7532