Find out which historic probate records are available online

This list includes all of the historic probate records that are available online by county.

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Overview

Some historic probate records are available online on familysearch.org or americanancestors.org. Both are free once you create an account. 


If the historic probate record you're looking for isn't available online, please fill out and submit the Court Archives Information Request Form or contact the Probate and Family Court division the case was filed in and ask the court to retrieve the record from the archives.

Records from 2009 - present

For records of estate cases from 2009 through 2021 from any county, you can search for the record on masscourts.org. If you can’t find the record you’re looking for there, please contact your local Probate & Family Court.

Barnstable county

Berkshire county

Bristol county

Dukes county

Essex county

Franklin county

Hampden county

Hampshire county

Middlesex county

Nantucket county

Norfolk county

Plymouth county

Suffolk county

Worcester county

Contact

Phone

Elizabeth Bouvier (617) 557-1082
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