Erie County Probate Records

Search for Erie County OH 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 OH. 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.

Berlin Clerk Berlin Heights OH 8 West Main Street 44814 419-588-2701

Castalia Village Clerk Castalia OH 126 Depot Street 44824 419-684-5161

Erie County Clerk Sandusky OH 323 Columbus Avenue 44870 419-627-7705

Milan Village Clerk Milan OH 11 South Main Street 44846 419-499-4481

Perkins Township Clerk Sandusky OH 5420 Milan Road 44870 419-621-2181

Vermilion Clerk Vermilion OH 685 Decatur Street 44089 440-967-7461


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 OH. 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.

Erie Common Pleas Court Sandusky OH 323 Columbus Avenue 44870 419-627-7731

Erie County Court Milan OH 150 West Mason Road 44846 419-499-4689

Huron Municipal Court Huron OH 417 Main Street 44839 419-433-5430

Kelleys Island Mayor's Court Kelleys Island OH 121 Addison Road 43438 419-746-2897

Milan Mayor's Court Milan OH 11 South Main Street 44846 419-499-2631

Sandusky Municipal Court Sandusky OH 222 Meigs Street 44870 419-627-5920

Vermilion Municipal Court Vermilion OH 687 Decatur Street 44089 440-967-6543