Oxford 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 JOHN ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ADAMSON EDWARD ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ADAMSON JOHN ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ANDERSON JAMES ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ANDERSON JOHN ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BAILEY JAMES ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BAIRD JAMES ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BARRACLOUGH JOHN ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BARTLEY JOHN ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BARTRAND DAVID ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BASTEDO JOSEPH ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BEACH JAMES ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BEAMER CHRISTOPHER ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BEAMER HENRY ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BEEBE AMASA ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BERNEY JOHN ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BERRY THOMAS ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BISHOP HENRY ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BOND JOHN ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BOTT DAVID ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BRADT JOHN ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BRANCHFLOWER STEPHEN ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BRINGHAM SAMUEL ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BROCK WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BRODRICHT JACOB ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BUCHANAN ROBERT ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BUCKLE JOHN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BURGAR LUCY ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BURGESS EDWARD ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BURGESS ROBERT ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

BURTCH DANIEL ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CAIRNCROSS JAMES ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CARNEGIE JOHN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CARROLL HENRY ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CHEER THOMAS ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CLARE HENRY W. ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CLARK HARVEY ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CLARK JAMES ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CLARKE JOSEPH ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CLARKE ROBERT ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CONNER PETER ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

COODY JOHN ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CORNELL DANIEL H. ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CORNISH JOHN ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

COURTNEY WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

COUSINS JOHN ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CROLEY JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CUMMINGS JOHN ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CURTIS DAVID I. ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

CUTHBERT PETER ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DAVIDSON JAMES ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DAVIS FRANCIS ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DEA EDMUND J. ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DENNIS ROBERT ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DENNIS WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DICKSON WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DIERSTEIN ABRAHAM ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DOBY THOMAS ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DRAKE JOSEPH ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DUNKIN DAVID ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

DUTCHER EPHRAIM ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ELLIOT OLIVER ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ELLISON BENJAMIN ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

EMIGH GEORGE ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

EMIGH HENRY ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

EMPEY JOHN ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FARNINGTON ADAM ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FITZSIMMONS HEATLY ..   1845 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FLANNIGAN PATRICK ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FLEMING JOHN ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FLETCHER MICHAEL ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FLEWELLIN STEPHEN ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FOSTER ROBERT ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FOWLER DANIEL ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FOWLER WILLIAM ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FRITCH GEORGE ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

FRIZELL JOSEPH ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GATES HENRY ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GEARY JOHN ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GIBB DAVID ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GILBERT FREDERICK ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GILLARD RICHARD ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GINGG JOHN ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GRAHAM PHILIP ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

GRANT ANSON H. ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HADCOCK DANIEL ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAGEY ABRAHAM ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAGEY ABRAHAM ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAGON DANIEL ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HANMER DAVID G. ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HANMER ELIZABETH ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HATCH JOHN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAWKINS ELIZABETH ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAWKINS PHILIP ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HAY JAMES ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HEALEY SQUIRE ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HEMMINGS JAMES ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HENDRY GEORGE ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HENDRY GEORGE ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HERRICK DAVID ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HILL ELIJAH ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HILL SMITH ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HILLICKER JOHN ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

HUNT BEAGLE ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

IDALE WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

INNES JAMES ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JAMES THOMAS ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JAMES WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JEACLE HENRY ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JOHNSON JOSEPH ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JOINER THOMAS ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JONES SAMUEL ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

JONES WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KARN JOHN ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KELEY JEREMIAH ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KELLY THOMAS ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KENNEDY EDWARD ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KILGOUR WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KIMPTON WILLIAM W. ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KING ELIAKIM D. ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KING MARGARET ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KINNEAR BERNARD ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KIPP ISAAC ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

KNEAL HUGH ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LARKIN RICHARD ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LAWSON WILLIAM ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LAYCOCK JAMES ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LAYTON FRANCIS ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LEE JOHN ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LEWIS ABNER ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LIGHTHEART JACOB ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LITTLE WILLIAM F. ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LOSSING SOLOMON ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LOTHIAN TIMOTHY ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LOVE THOMAS ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LUDINGTON TRACY ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

LYMBURNER ROBERT ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MACKLEM ABEL ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MACKLEM JOHN ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MALCOLM JOHN ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MARTIN JOHN ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MASON JAMES ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MAYNARD REBECCA ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCCLELLAND ROBERT ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCCORQUODALE DONALD ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCDONALD GEORGE ..   1845 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCINTYRE NICHOL ..   1845 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCKAY JAMES ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCKAY SMUEL ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCKENZIE ALEXANDER ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCLEISH THOMAS ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCLEOD NORMAN ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCLEVEY ROBERT ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCTAGGART NEIL ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MCWILLIAMS WILLIAM ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MENZIES GEORGE ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MOLASKI PETER ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MOORE JOHN ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MOORE MATTHIAS ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MOORE WILLIAM ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MUDGE ABEL ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MULLIN ALEXANDER ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MURRAY JOHN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

MURRAY ROBERT ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

NESBITT MURRAY ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

NICHOL THOMAS ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

NICHOLS DAVID ..   1845 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

NOBBS ROBERT ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

NORTHUP JOSHUA ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

OAKLEY EDWARD ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

OXBOROW THOMAS ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PARK ROBERT ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PATERSON JAMES ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PATON JOHN ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PATTERSON ARTHUR ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PATTULO HALKET ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PEACOCK THOMAS ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PETRIE GEORGE ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PETTMAN JOHN ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PINKHAM HANSON ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PRIDE JONATHAN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

PRIDE REBECCA ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

RAND ABISHAI ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

RANSAN REUBEN ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

REED ISREAL ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

RENAHAN EDWARD ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

RENNIE JOHN ..   1855 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

RICHARDSON JAMES ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ROBERTSON FRASER S. ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ROCKWOOD STEPHEN ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ROONEY PATRICK ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ROSS DONALD ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

ROSS DONALD ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SCOTT JOHN ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SCOTT JOSEPH ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SCOTT WILLIAM ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SEARLE HENRY ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SEARLS ANDREW ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SHANNON DANIEL ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SHARICK JOHN ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SHERRED SAMUEL ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SHILLINGTON JOHN SR. ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SIMMERMAN MATTHIAS ..   1851 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SIMS WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SIPLE HENRY ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SLEIGHTER DANIEL ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SMITH ISAAC L. ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SMITH JOHN ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SMITH L. ISAAC ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SMITH LEWIS ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SMITH WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SNAREY JAMES ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SNYDER ELIAS ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STOVER ADAM ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STOVER ADAM ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STOVER MICHAEL ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STRINGHAM OWEN ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STROUD FRANCIS ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

STUBBS GEORGE ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SUTTON CALEB ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SWAILES ROBERT ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SWAN JAMES ..   1858 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SWARTS GEORGE ..   1841 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SWARTS HENRY J. ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SWARTZ WILLIAM ..   1848 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SYBLE JOHN ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

SYPLE EZRA ..   1847 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

THOMPSON EDMUND ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

THOMPSON THOMAS ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

THOMSON WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

TIBBETTS SIDNEY ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

TOMPKINS CALEB ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

TOPHAM WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

UNDERHILL THOMAS ..   1844 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

UNDERHILL WILLIAM ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

UPTON MATTHEW ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WALKER CHARLES C. ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WATT DAVID ..   1856 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WESTNOTT WILLIAM ..   1846 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WESTON SETH ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WICKHAM JAMES ..   1852 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WILLIAMS JOHN ..   1854 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WILLIAMS SARAH ..   1849 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WILLIAMS SILAS ..   1845 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WILLIAMSON WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WINEGARDEN CONRAD ..   1843 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WOOD JOHN ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WOODARD RANSOM ..   1850 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

WRENCHEN JAMES ..   1842 ..  OXFORD COUNTY

YOUNG WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  OXFORD COUNTY


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