Hastings 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

ALLEN WILLIAM ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

AMAELLE WILLIAM ..   1849 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ANDERSON ALEXANDER ..   1850 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ANDERSON MARY ANN ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BAKER THOMAS ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BAKER THOMAS S. ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BARRAGER HENRY ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BELL RACHEL ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BENN WILLIAM H. ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BENSON CHARLES O. ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BOOTH JOHN ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BRACKEN MICHAEL ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BREAKENRIDGE WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BRETT CHARLES ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BROWN ELIAS C. ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BROWN JAMES ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BROWNSON DANIEL ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

BRUCE THOMAS ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CAMERON ELIZA ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CAMPBELL MARGARET ..   1843 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CAMPION WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CANNIFF ELIZABETH ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CARSON MICHAEL ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CAVERLY AMOS ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CHALK THOMAS ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CHAMPAIN JOSEPH ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CHARD BARSE ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CLAPHAM SAMUEL S. ..   1850 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CLARK WILLIAM ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COBB ELEAZER ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COLEMAN ROBERT F. ..   1852 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COLLIER CORNELIUS ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COLTER JAMES ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COLWELL GARRENCE T. ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COMMINS HIRAM ..   1840 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CONWAY PATRICK ..   1852 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COPELAND JOHN ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COULTER JAMES ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COULTER JOHN ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COVERT JOHN ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

COWPER HANNAH ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CROUTER EGBERT ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CULBERTSON JOHN ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

CURLY DANIEL ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DAFOE MICHAEL ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DARCUS LINDSAY ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DARCUS SAMUEL ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DARCY JAMES ..   1840 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DARCY PATRICK ..   1849 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DAVIS THOMAS ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DEBNEY WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DEEN ISAAC ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DENNISON THOMAS ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DORIAN DANIEL ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DORLAND ENOCH G. ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

DOUGALL BENJAMIN ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ECCLES SAMUEL ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

EDWARDS STERLING C. ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ELMER ASAHEL ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

EMBURY JOHN ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

EMBURY WILLIAM B. ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FAIRMAN GEORGE ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FINN MICHAEL ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FLOWER JOSEPH M. ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FOSTER ALEXANDER ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FOX JACOB ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FRALICK JACOB ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FULLER MARY ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

FULLER PETER ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GERMAN JACOB H. ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GILIEN JAMES ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GILLIN JAMES ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GLADNEY WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GOLDEN EDWARD ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GRAHAM JAMES ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GRAHAM JOHN ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GRAY WALTER ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GREEN JOHN ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GREEN JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

GRIFFIN HORATIO N. ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HALSTED STEPHEN ..   1850 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HAMILTON ARCHIBALD ..   1850 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HANRAHAN MICHAEL ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HARLOW HEZEKIAH ..   1849 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HARRISON HUGH ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HEARNS AARON H. ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HEATH CHARLES ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HENDERSON WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HICKS PHILIP D. ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HOLGATE JOHN ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HOUGH WILLIAM B. ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HUBLE JOHN ..   1849 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

HUNTER FRANCIS ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

IRVINE WILLIAM ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

JAPSON ANN ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

JOHNSON JOSEPH ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

JONES JOHN ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

JONES MATTHEW ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

JORDAN THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KEENAN THOMAS ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KEITH JAMES ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KEITH JOSEPH ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KELSO WILLIAM H. ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KETCHESON BENJAMIN ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

KINDLIN JAMES ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LAFFERTY JAMES ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LAKE JAMES ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LATTA JOHN ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LEAVENS HENRY O. ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LEAVENS PETER ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LEEMERAN APPHIA M. D. ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LEEMERAN AUGUSTUS ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LEGGET(T) JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

LOTT JONAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MACBEATH RODERICK ..   1850 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MAHAR WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MARKLE GILBERT ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MARSH EDMOND ..   1840 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MAXWELL DAVID ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MAYBEE SAMUEL ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MAYBEE WILLIAM G. ..   1842 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCCARTHY WILLIAM ..   1843 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCCOY ELIZABETH ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCCOY JOHN ..   1841 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCCOY MICHAEL ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCKENZIE DONALD ..   1849 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCLEAN JOSHUA ..   1859 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCMULLEN HUGH ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCMULLEN HUGH ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MCMULLEN JOHN ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MEGURN THOMAS ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MERRITT JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MEYERS PETER M. ..   1840 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MORROGH ROBERT L. ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MORTON JAMES ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MUNRO ROYAL ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MURPHY PATRICK ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

MURPHY THOMAS ..   1859 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

NEAL THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

NEFF HENRY ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

NICHOLSON SARAH ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

NICKLE JOHN ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

O'BRIEN CHRISTOPHER ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

O'BRIEN TIMOTHY ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

O'CONNOR JOHN ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ORR CATHERINE ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

OSBORN JAMES ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PALLISER CHARLES ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PARKER ROBERT ..   1852 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PHIPPEN JOHN ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PIERCY MICHAEL ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PLAISTED HOWARD ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

POTTS ALEXANDER ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

POTTS ROBERT ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

PRINGLE ARD B. ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

REGAN DENNIS ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

REYNOLDS DENCY A. ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

REYNOLDS WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

RHODES JOEL ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

RIDLEY GEORGE N. ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

ROSE AUSTIN F. ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

RYAN JAMES ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

RYAN JOHN ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

RYAN THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SARLES DANIEL ..   1842 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SEAHY WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SEEMERAN APPHIA M. D. ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SESSIONS JAMES ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SHANKS THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SHARP JAMES ..   1844 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SHARP PETER ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SIMPKIN BENJAMIN ..   1852 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SIMPSON JOHN J. ..   1843 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SINE THOMAS ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SMITH BRICE ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SMITH GEORGE ..   1847 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SMITH JOHN ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SMITH JOSEPH ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SMITH MARGARET ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SOUTHWOOD WILLIAM ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SPARROW ANN ..   1840 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SPENCE JAMES ..   1846 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SPENCER EMOS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SPRY JOHN ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

STEVENS THOMAS ..   1854 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

SWEENEY JOHN ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

TAPSON EBSWORTH ..   1853 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

TAYLOR NICOL ..   1855 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

THOMPSON ISAIAH ..   1851 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

THOMPSON WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

THRASHER SAMUEL ..   1856 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

TODD HUGH ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

TYLER EMERY O. ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

VIVIAN ISABELLA ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

VIVIAN RICHARD ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WALKER ROBERT E. ..   1843 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WALSH DAVID ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WEIR THOMAS ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WHITE REUBEN ..   1858 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WILLARD BERRY ..   1848 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WOODCOCK CORNELIUS ..   1857 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

WRIGHT DANIEL ..   1845 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY

YAGER WANDAL ..   1852 ..  HASTINGS COUNTY


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