Preston County Probate Records

Search for Preston 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.


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

Preston County Clerk Kingwood WV 101 West Main Street 26537 304-329-0047

Tunnelton City Clerk Tunnelton WV 75 Bank Street 26444 304-568-2992


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

Kingwood Circuit Court Kingwood WV 101 West Main Street 26537 304-329-0047

Kingwood Magistrate Court Kingwood WV 101 West Main Street 26537 304-329-2764

Kingwood Municipal Court Kingwood WV 313 Tunnelton Street 26537 304-329-1225

Masontown Municipal Court Masontown WV 27 Midway Avenue 26542 304-864-5555

Reedsville Municipal Court Reedsville WV 207 South Robert Stone Way 26547 304-864-3437

Terra Alta Municipal Court Terra Alta WV 701 East State Avenue 26764 304-789-6664