Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1932 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images of probate case files from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Files are arranged by docket number, case number, and date.


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What information will Ohio Probate Records provide?

Probate records may include:

  • Name of the testator or deceased
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
  • Name of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
  • Description and value of personal property or land owned by the deceased


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