Wood County Probate Records

Search for Wood 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.


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

Wood County Clerk Parkersburg WV 1 Court Square 26101 304-424-1700


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

Parkersburg Circuit Court Parkersburg WV 2 Government Square 26101 304-424-1700

Parkersburg Magistrate Court Parkersburg WV 208 Avery Street 26101 304-422-3444

Parkersburg Municipal Court Parkersburg WV 1 Government Square 26101 304-424-8430

Vienna Municipal Court Vienna WV 609 29th Street 26105 304-295-8563

Williamstown Municipal Court Williamstown WV 100 East 5th Street 26187 304-375-7761


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

Wood County Records Archive Parkersburg WV 3rd Street 26101 304-424-1870