Gilmer County Probate Records

Search for Gilmer County WV 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.


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

Gilmer County Clerk Glenville WV 10 Howard Street 26351 304-462-7241


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

Glenville Circuit Court Glenville WV 10 Howard Street 26351 304-462-7241

Glenville Magistrate Court Glenville WV 201 North Court Street 26351 304-462-7812

Glenville Municipal Court Glenville WV 20 North Court Street 26351 304-462-7411