Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1988
Collection of probate records, which includes will, indexes, and other documents created to track the distribution of estates of deceased individuals who lived in Illinois. Probates were generally recorded in the county of residence. This collection covers probate records created by Illinois courts, 1819-1970, but the content and time period of the records will vary by county. Some county probate courts also include guardianship, naturalization, and/or military records. Additional records may be added to this collection. Check the wiki or browse the collection to determine current coverage.