Philadelphia County Probate Records

Search for Philadelphia County PA 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.


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

Philadelphia County Clerk Philadelphia PA 180 Hall Street 19147 215-686-6250

Philadelphia County Clerk Philadelphia PA 601 Market Street 19106 215-597-7704


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

Philadelphia City & County Records Archive Philadelphia PA 3001 Market Street 19104 215-685-9400

Philadelphia City Archive Philadelphia PA 3101 Market Street 19104 215-685-9400

Philadelphia City Hall Records Archive Philadelphia PA 1400 John F Kennedy Boulevard 19107 215-686-2234

Philadelphia Federal Records Archive Philadelphia PA 14700 Townsend Road 19154 215-671-1137

Philadelphia Impact Archive Philadelphia PA 124 East Indiana Avenue 19134 215-739-5770

Philadelphia Medical Mission Archive Philadelphia PA 8400 Pine Road 19111 215-742-6100

Philadelphia National Archive Philadelphia PA 900 Market Street 19107 215-597-3000

Philadelphia Pennsylvania University Archive Philadelphia PA 3401 Market Street 19104 215-898-5240

Philadelphia Records Archive Philadelphia PA 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard 19102 215-686-2260

Philadelphia Records Archive Philadelphia PA 401 North Broad Street 19108 215-686-1580

Philadelphia Vital Records Archive Philadelphia PA 110 North 8th Street 19106 215-560-3054


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

Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Philadelphia PA 1301 Filbert Street 19107 215-683-7000

Philadelphia Municipal Court Philadelphia PA 1301 Filbert Street 19107 215-683-7290

Philadelphia Traffic Court Philadelphia PA 800 Spring Garden Street 19123 215-686-1675

Rocky Balboa Court Philadelphia PA 401 Chestnut Street 19106 215-000-9250