Jefferson County Probate Records

Search for Jefferson 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.


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

Adena Clerk Adena OH 143 West Main Street 43901 740-546-3182

Jefferson County Clerk Steubenville OH PO Box 1326 43952 740-283-8583

Smithfield City Clerk Smithfield OH 1347 Main Street 43948 740-733-7709

Stratton Village Clerk Stratton OH 136 2nd Avenue 43961 740-537-1534


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

Adena Mayor's Court Adena OH 143 West Main Street 43901 740-546-3664

Bergholz Mayor's Court Bergholz OH 256 2nd Street 43908 740-768-2200

Dillonvale Mayor's Court Dillonvale OH 153 Main Street 43917 740-769-2570

Empire Mayor's Court Empire OH 151 Nessley Street 43926 740-537-1802

Jefferson Common Pleas Court Steubenville OH 301 Market Street 43952 740-283-8543

Jefferson County Court Dillonvale OH 6 Liberty Street 43917 740-769-2903

Jefferson County Court I Steubenville OH 30 Talbott Drive 43953 740-264-7644

Jefferson County Court II Toronto OH 1007 Franklin Street 43964 740-537-2020

Mingo Junction Mayor's Court Mingo Junction OH 501 Commercial Street 43938 740-535-1511

New Alexandria Mayor's Court Mingo Junction OH 202 Chappel Hill Road 43938

Steubenville Municipal Court Steubenville OH 123 South 3rd Street 43952 740-283-6000

Stratton Mayor's Court Stratton OH 136 2nd Avenue 43961 740-537-3091

Wintersville Mayor's Court Wintersville OH 200 Grove Street 43953 740-264-5533