Halton County Ontario Surrogate Court Estate Files and Will Database

These records include stand-alone wills and more detailed estate files that include will probates and letters of administration...a will may be the final statement of your ancestor's life, and may give some sort of an idea of the personality of your ancestors....as well as giving us an indication of what was going on in the family...who was favoured/disfavoured, who were the 'black sheep', locations of far-away sons or daughters, married names of daughters, and names of grandchildren....also important information on the family property and sometimes the distribution of family 'heirlooms'. Letters of administration usually indicate that a person died intestate, without a will. This was a very common situation in the pioneer years, when our many of our ancestors made their wills on their deathbeds! Early, accidental or unexpected deaths usually meant that the surrogate court issued letters of administration, containing applications from the widow and/or children/relatives for disbursement of the property/belongings of the deceased. These documents often contain interesting and informative information for your family genealogy.

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More records will be added to the database as time permits. Don't see an ancestor listed, email me ancestor name, approximate date and location of death, and I will check my research databases.

NAME ... YEAR ... LOCATION

ADAMS RUFUS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ALTON ANN ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ANDREWS EDWARD ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

BARDWELL WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

BATES THEODORE ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

BROWN JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

BUSSELL JOHN ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

BUTLER MICHAEL ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CALVERT EDWARD ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CALVERT GEORGE ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CARGILL JAMES ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CLEMENTS JOSEPH ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

COATES ROBERT D. ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

COATES THOMAS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

COBBAN JAMES ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

COOK JOHN ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

COWAN ROBERT ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CREIGHTON JOHN ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CROSS ALEXANDER ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

CUNNINGHAM ROBERT ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

DARLING JANE ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

DICE GEORGE ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

DIXON THOMAS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

EARLY WILLIAM ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

EBBAGE THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

EDWARDS JAMES ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ELLIOT MICHAEL ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FEEBZEL CHARLES ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FISH JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FLEMMING ROBERT ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FORBES DONALD ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FRILLER ADAM H. ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

FRILLER JACOB ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

HALL JAMES ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

HAY THOMAS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

HOLMES CLARK B. ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

HUME GEORGE ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

HUTCHION ROBERT ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

JAMES GEORGE ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

JARVIS WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

JOHNSON JAMES ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

KELLY KERREN ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

KING CHARLES ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MAINEY DAVID ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MANARY JOHN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCBAIN DONALD ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCCOLL JOHN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCINNES THOMAS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCKINNON FARCHAR ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCNAUGHTON MALCOLM ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCTAVISH JOHN ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MCWHA JOHN ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MEANEY JOHN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

MOORE RICHARD ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

NIXON GEORGE ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ONEY SAMUEL ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

PRICE EVANS ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ROBERTSON DUNCAN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

ROLAND GEORGE ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

RUSK WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

SCOTT JOHN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

SHANGHNEY MICHAEL ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

SIMPSON THOMAS ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

SINCLAIR WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

STEPHENS RICHARD ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

STEWART DONALD ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

STEWART JAMES ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

STULL JOHN ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

SWITZER SAMUEL ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

TRACEY RICHARD ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

WARRING WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  HALTON COUNTY

WATSON ROBERT ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY

WILLIAMSON JOHN ..   1858 ..  HALTON COUNTY

WILSON JOHN ..   1855 ..  HALTON COUNTY

WINTER THOMAS ..   1856 ..  HALTON COUNTY


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