Lanark 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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NAME ... YEAR ... LOCATION

ALSTON JOHN ..   1835 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BELL CHRISTOPHER J. ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BENNETT WILLIAM ..   1840 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BLAKE MICHAEL ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BOWES JAMES SR. ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BROWN GEORGE ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BUCHANAN GEORGE ..   1841 ..  LANARK COUNTY

BUTLER WILLIAM ..   1846 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CAMERON EWAN ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CAMERON JOHN ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CAMPBELL DANIEL ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CAMPBELL JOHN ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CHAPMAN ORLANDO ..   1838 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CHISHOLM COLIN ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

COLLIS CHRISTOPHER ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CONNELL MATHEW ..   1835 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CREGO ASAHEL I. ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

CROZIER THOMAS ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DALE THOMAS ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DENISON JOHN ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DEWAR JOHN ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DINGWAL DONALD ..   1833 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DOBBIE WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DOUGLASS JAMES ..   1838 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DOW ABRAM ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DUNCAN ALEXANDER ..   1850 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DUNCAN JOHN ..   1830 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DUNN ROBERT ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

DURRELL WILLIAM ..   1845 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FAICHNEY JAMES ..   1830 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FARR ROBERT ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FERGUSON ALEXANDER ..   1851 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FERGUSON PETER ..   1852 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FERRINCE JACOB ..   1841 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FISHER DANIEL ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FITZMAURICE ULYSSES ..   1830 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FOSTER JOHN ..   1852 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FOY ROBERT ROGER ..   1830 ..  LANARK COUNTY

FRIEL CHARLES ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GAMBLE ROBERT ..   1846 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GARDINER WILLIAM N. ..   1838 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GEDDES ANDREW ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GELLIE JAMES D. ..   1841 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GEMMILL JOHN ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GILMOUR JOHN ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GRAYDY WILLIAM ..   1841 ..  LANARK COUNTY

GREENLY JOHN ..   1855 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HAWLEY JAMES ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HEATHER GEORGE ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HEPBURN PETER ..   1850 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HICKEY THOMAS ..   1834 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HINCHLEY WILLIAM ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HODETTE MARY ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

HUDSON EDWARD ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

JAMES JOHN ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

JAMES WILLIAM ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

KENNEDY ANDREW ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

KIRKPATRICK WILLIAM ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

LANDON HERMAN ..   1833 ..  LANARK COUNTY

LYNN JAMES ..   1845 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MANLY JAMES ..   1856 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MATHESON WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MAXWELL DANIEL ..   1853 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCCALL COLIN ..   1830 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCCONEGHY ROBERT ..   1834 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCCREA JAMES ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCDIARMID DUNCAN ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCDONALD DONALD ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCDONNELL MURDOCH ..   1852 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCEWEN DUNCAN ..   1856 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCGOWAN PATRICK ..   1845 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCINTYRE FINDLAY ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCKINNON DANIEL ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCLAREN DUNCAN ..   1853 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCLAUGHLIN PETER ..   1851 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCLIESH JOHN ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCNAB DUNCAN ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCNEE ARCHIBALD ..   1843 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MCWHINNIE JOHN ..   1833 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MILLER CHARLES ..   1843 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MILLER GEORGE ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MILLER JESSIE ..   1857 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MITCHESON EDWARD ..   1856 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MONTGOMERY JOHN ..   1849 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MOORE NATHANIEL ..   1843 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MOORE NATHANIEL ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MORPHY THOMAS ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MORPHY WILLIAM ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MORRIS ALEXANDER ..   1831 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MURPHY PATRICK ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

MURRAY MICHAEL ..   1861 ..  LANARK COUNTY

NICHOLSON ELLEN ..   1852 ..  LANARK COUNTY

O'HARE JAMES ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

OLD WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  LANARK COUNTY

ORMSBY ROBERT F. ..   1831 ..  LANARK COUNTY

POUNDER GEORGE ..   1829 ..  LANARK COUNTY

PURDON JANET ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

RAINVILLE CHARLES ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

REED THERESA ..   1848 ..  LANARK COUNTY

REGAN ALEXANDER ..   1829 ..  LANARK COUNTY

RICE JOHN ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

ROBERTSON JOHN ..   1829 ..  LANARK COUNTY

ROBERTSON PETER ..   1858 ..  LANARK COUNTY

RONEN HUGH ..   1833 ..  LANARK COUNTY

ROSSITER RICHARD ..   1840 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SANDS ANDREW ..   1837 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SAUNDERS WILLIAM ..   1844 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SCOTT JAMES ..   1850 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SHEPHERD NATHAN ..   1850 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SHIPMAN DANIEL H. ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SMITH PATRICK ..   1838 ..  LANARK COUNTY

SMYTH JAMES ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

STERNS WILLIAM M. ..   1834 ..  LANARK COUNTY

STEWART DOUGALL ..   1853 ..  LANARK COUNTY

STREET BENJAMIN ..   1838 ..  LANARK COUNTY

TAYLOR JAMES ..   1835 ..  LANARK COUNTY

THOM ALEXANDER ..   1849 ..  LANARK COUNTY

THOMAS NATHANIEL, RICHARD ..   1835 ..  LANARK COUNTY

THOMPSON JOHN ..   1841 ..  LANARK COUNTY

THOMSON NICHOLAS T. ..   1834 ..  LANARK COUNTY

TOUGH WILLIAM ..   1833 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WARD WILLIAM ..   1847 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WATSON JOHN ..   1832 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WATTS HENRY ..   1829 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WESTON JOHN ..   1854 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WILLETS JOSEPH ..   1835 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WILSON MARY ..   1839 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WILSON SAMUEL ..   1846 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WOODS HUGH ..   1855 ..  LANARK COUNTY

WRATHALE LUPTON ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY

YOUNG ALEXANDER ..   1836 ..  LANARK COUNTY


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