Kent 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.

For information on ordering copies of these documents contact  

This web site is a copyright work. The reproduction, copying, downloading, storage, recording, broadcasting, retransmission and distribution of any part of these pages (including all text, compilations, graphics and source code) without the written permission of Michael Stephenson is strictly prohibited. Copyright 2019 Michael Stephenson. All rights reserved.

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

ACKE JOSEPH ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

ANDERSON WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BALDWIN SAMUEL ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

BANNISTER SAMUEL ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BARNHART MARY C. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

BARRON PHILIP ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BERYCE SHEDRACH ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

BISHOP SAMUEL ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

BLACKBURN LEONARD ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

BODFISCH JOSEPH P. ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

BRAU AMY ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BRAU HOLLISTER ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BROWN MARY ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

BUCKLER ROBERT ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

BULLER HENRY ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

BURROWES BRACKETT ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

CAIN JOHN ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

CAMERON GEORGE ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

CAMPBELL JAMES ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

CHURCHILL JOSEPH B. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

COATSWORTH ROBERT ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

COUTIN SIMON ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

CRANDELL CAROLINE ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

CRANDELL EDMUND ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

CRAWFORD JOHN ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

CROFT WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

CROW JOHN ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

CROW LUCY ..   1858 ..  KENT COUNTY

CROWDER JOHN ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

DALE JAMES ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

DEGGE JAMES ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

DEZZLET JOSEPH ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

DOHERTY JOHN ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

DOLSEN DANIEL ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

DOWLING FRANCIS ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

ENGLISH WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

EWART GEORGE ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

FARLEY ROBERT ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

FIELDS GILBERT ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

FINDLAY FRANCIS J. ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

FINDLAY FRANCIS J. ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

FINDLAY JOHN ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

FLAGG HENRY ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

FORSTER WILLIAM N. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

GALLAGHER WILLIAM D. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

GEE CHRISTOPHER ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

GLIDDEN ACHSA A. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

GLIDDEN LUCY E. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

GLIDDEN OMAR ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

GRAHAM JONATHAN ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

HAMILTON ANDREW ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

HARFFY WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

HOLMES DAVID ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

HOPPER DANIEL ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

HUGHSON JAMES ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

HUNTING BENJAMIN ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

INGLAS GIDEON R. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

JACKSON WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

JACOB GEORGE ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

KINGSTON ANN ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

KINGSTON FRANCIS ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

KINGSTON MARY ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

KINGSTON PAUL T. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

LADD JACOB ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

LAIDLAW ADAM ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

LAMPORT URIAH ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

LARK RICHARD ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

LAWENS CHARITY ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

LAWENS PASCHAL P. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

LITTLE JAMES W. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

LOESCHER JACOB ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MACHURN FLEMING ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MAGUIRE GEORGE ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

MARTIN HENRY ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCDOUGALL LACHLAN ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCGREGOR ANN ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCINTYRE MALCOLM ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCKAY JOHN ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCKERRAL JOHN ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

MCLEAN JOHN ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

MERRIDEN SALEM ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

MITCHELL JOHN ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MITCHELL ROBERT ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MITCHELL ROBERT ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MITCHELL THOMAS ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MITTON EDMUND ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

MOORE EPHRAIM ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

MORRISON PETER ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

MULQUEEN MICHAEL ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

NELSON CHARLES C. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

O'HARE EDWARD ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

O'HEIRE EDWARD ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

OAKS AMELIA ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

OAKS CORNELIUS ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

OAKS NATHANIEL N. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

OLIVER ROBERT ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

ORR JAMES ..   1858 ..  KENT COUNTY

OUELLETTE JOHN B. ..   1858 ..  KENT COUNTY

OWEN MICHAEL ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

PARR RICHARD ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

PETCHELL WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

REARDON EDWARD ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

RICHARDSON ROBERT ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

ROBB JOHN ..   1858 ..  KENT COUNTY

ROBINSON CHARLES ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

ROBINSON FRANCIS ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

RUDDLE JAMES ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

RUDDLE WILLIAM ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

SCANE THOMAS ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

SEREUS JOHN ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

SHARKELTON JOHN W. ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

SHAW AMOS ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

SHAW JOHN ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

SHERIDAN OWEN ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

SHIPPEY THOMAS ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

SINCLAIR SAMUEL ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

SMITH ANDREW ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

SMITH HENRY L. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

SMYTH WILLIAM B. ..   1852 ..  KENT COUNTY

SOMMERVILLE WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

STEWART SALLY ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

STOUT JAMES ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

TAYLOR JAMES ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

THUMKIN PATRICK ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

TIPIMAN JOSEPH ..   1855 ..  KENT COUNTY

TRAXLER MICHAEL ..   1856 ..  KENT COUNTY

TRUDELLE LOUIS ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

TYLER ALEXANDER ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

TYLER ALEXANDER ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

WATSON MARGARET ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

WATSON MARY ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

WEIR JOHN G. ..   1854 ..  KENT COUNTY

WHITESELL WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

WICKWIRE JONATHAN ..   1858 ..  KENT COUNTY

WIESE WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

WILLCOX HEZEKIAH ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

WILLIAMS ABRAHAM ..   1857 ..  KENT COUNTY

WITHERSPOON GEORGE ..   1851 ..  KENT COUNTY

YATES DANIEL ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY

ZAX JOSEPH ..   1853 ..  KENT COUNTY


Use the search feature for a complete search of all the Ontario (Upper Canada) genealogy sites.

Search the Ontario (Upper Canada) Genealogy Website - Make sure to use all known variations of a family name in your search!


Ontario Canada Historical Map Site New December 2018

Ontario Place Locator - 19th Century Ontario Town and Village Locations and Inhabitants

Upper Canada (Ontario) Ancestor and Family History Records Site 

Upper Canada (Ontario) Pioneer Settler Land Locations, Census Records and Property Descriptions 

Historical Visits to Ontario Villages and Towns  Take a trip back in time to the late 19th century and explore the towns and villages where your ancestors lived, loved, laboured, laughed and played.

Ontario Images of the Past Thousands of Images of City, Town, Village and Country Life

Ontario Land Registry Records Research Thousands of your ancestors and where they lived in Ontario 

Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database 

Ontario (Upper Canada) History and Pioneer Family Research 

Queen's Own Rifles - Old Photos of Members

Upper Canada District Maps (Circa 1800)

Upper Canada (Ontario) History Books On-Line Index

Ontario County Directories Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Peterborough, Durham, Northumberland, Muskoka, and Old Ontario County

Central Upper Canada (Ontario) Marriage Database 22650 Marriage Records Indexed 

Central Upper Canada Baptism Database 25000 Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed 

Upper Canada (Central Ontario) Burial Database 4500 Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist and Church of Scotland Burials indexed 

Eastern Upper Canada Marriage Database Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed 

Eastern Upper Canada Baptism Database Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Baptisms indexed 

Eastern Upper Canada Burial Database 

Upper Canada (Western Ontario) Marriage Database

Upper Canada (Western Ontario) Baptism Database  

Upper Canada (Western Ontario) Burial Database 

Upper Canada Land Petitions 51000 Records Indexed

Upper Canada Land Leases and Miscellaneous Petitions 10000 Records Indexed

Upper Canada (Ontario) Sundries Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Toronto Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Kingston Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) London Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Malden Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Hamilton Insane Asylum Database

Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection Historical Newspaper Files from various regions of Ontario

Newspaper Genealogical and Historical Records - Thousands of entries

Ontario (Upper Canada) Map Collection  Great site for locating your ancestors in Ontario

Ontario Genealogy Postcard Site - Great old-time landscape views

Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database 

Ontario Genealogy Database Index Site 500000 Genealogy Records Indexed

Join the Ontario Genealogy mail list now. Discussion group for genealogy and history of the Province of Ontario post 1867, or join the Upper Canada (Ontario) mail list now, discussion group for genealogy and history of Upper Canada prior to 1867.

Subscribe: Type subscribe in message subject and body.

Ontario Genealogy Mail List

Upper Canada Genealogy Mail List

Need HELP With Your Family Research?

Northumberland County Genealogy and History

Victoria County Genealogy and History

Durham County Genealogy and History

Haliburton County Genealogy and History

Peterborough County History and Genealogy

Newcastle District (Upper Canada) History and Genealogy

Ontario County History and Genealogy

Upper Canada History and Genealogy

Echoes of the Past - Ontario Genealogy Home


Use the search feature for a complete search of all the Ontario (Upper Canada) genealogy sites.

Search the Ontario (Upper Canada) Genealogy Website - Make sure to use all known variations of a family name in your search!


Contact Ontario Genealogy