Simcoe 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

ADAM JAMES ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ALLEN WILLIAM ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

AMBLER THOMAS ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ARMSTRONG CHRISTOPHER ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ARMSTRONG JAMES ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ARMSTRONG MARY ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ARMSTRONG THOMAS S. ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ASMAN JAMES ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ASTLEY JOHN W. ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BALL JOSEPH ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BANNERMAN ALEXANDER ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BANNERMAN DONALD ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BANNERMAN JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BANTING CHARLES ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BANTING JAMES ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BASKERVILLE WILLIAM ..   1861 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BELFREY JAMES ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BELL MALCOLM ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BERGEN MICHAEL ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BINGHAM JOHN ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BLAIR SKEN ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BOALS JAMES ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BOURN GEORGE ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BRANDON MATTHEW ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BRAZILL PATRICK ..   1843 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BROOKS JOHN ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BROOKS JONATHAN ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BUCKLE HUGH ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BURKE JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BURNETT WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

BURNS JOHN ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CACAM EDWARDS ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CAIN HUGH ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CALL JOHN ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CAMPBELL LAUGHLIN ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CARRIE JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CARSON WILLIAM ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CATTLE ROBERT ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CERSWELL ANDREW ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CHADWICK RICHARD ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CHRISTY JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CLARKE DUNCAN ..   1862 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CLINE JONATHAN P. ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CLUNES GEORGE ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

COFFEY JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

COFFEY JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

COKELY GEORGE ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CONNOR DENNIS ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CRAMBLE ARTHUR ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CRAWFORD ROBERT ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CREIGHTON JAMES ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CROSS WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CUNNINGHAM ANDREW ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CURRY ISAAC ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

CURRY JOHN ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DARKMAN GEORGE A. ..   1843 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DAVIS JAMES ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DAVISON WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DAWSON JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DEBENHAM CHARLES ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DEGEAR DAVID ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DELANY LAWRENCE ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DEVLIN JOHN ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DICKEY WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DINWOODY HUGH ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DONNAN ADAM ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DOOLITTLE JOHN ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DORAN PATRICK ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DOUGLASS GEORGE ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DOWNEY JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DRYSDALE JAMES ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DUFF ROBERT ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DUKE HENRY ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DUNHAM JOSEPH ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

DUNLOP THOMAS ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

EDMONSON JOHN ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ELLIS JAMES ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ELLIS JOHN ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ELLISON DANIEL ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

EMMS JAMES ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

EVANS WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FARIS JOHN ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FARRELL PATRICK ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FERRIS WILLIAM ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FIRTH GEORGE ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FISCHER JOHN ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FISHER WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FITTEN ROBERT ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FITZGIBBON THOMAS ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FLETCHER ARCHIBALD ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FLETCHER WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FLURIE HENERY ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FOLEY HUGH ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FRASER WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FRENCH SAMUEL ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

FRIESMETH JOSEPH ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GALLAGHER HUGH SR. ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GALLAGHER ROBERT ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GAMBLE WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GILRIE ALEXANDER ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GILRIE JAMES ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GOODWIN WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GORDON GEORGE ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GORDON JOHN ..   1843 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GRAY JAMES C. ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

GUNNING WILLIAM ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HAMILTON JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HAMMELL WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HART ISAAC ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HASTINGS THOMAS ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HEATON WILLIAM ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HEBRON CESAR ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HENDERSON JAMES ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HENDERSON JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HENDERSON THOMAS ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HERRICAN JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HEYMAN PETER ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HILL WILLIAM ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HILL WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HODGES RICHARD ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HOGG WILLIAM ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HORNE JAMES ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HORNE JOHN ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HUGHES THOMAS ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HUGHS SAMUEL L. ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HUNTER JAMES ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

HUTCHENSON JAMES ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

INGRAM GEORGE ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

IRWIN JOHN ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JACKSON JOHN ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JAYCE MICHAEL ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JENKINS WILLIAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JOHNSON JOHN ..   1846 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JOHNSTON JAMES ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

JOHNSTON ROBERT ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

KEATING HORACE W. ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LAIRD ROBERT ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LANDERKIN JAMES G. ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LATIMER JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LAVIA MICHAEL ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEDGERWOOD JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEE CHARLES ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEE JOHN ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEEF DAVID R. ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEONARD JAMES ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEONARD WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEWIS GEORGE ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LEWIS JOHN ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LOKE DANIEL ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LONG JOSEPH ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LONG RICHARD ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LOWRY JOHN ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

LYND ADAM ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MAGEE JAMES ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MAGEE LETITIA ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MARKS EDWARD ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCARTHUR MALCOLM ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCARTHUR WILLIAM ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCBRIDE JAMES ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCCLEAN ELIZABETH ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCCLELLAND WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCCORMICK JOHN ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCDONALD CALLOW ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCDONALD JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCDONNELL MICHAEL ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCELROY HUGH ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCEWEN ARCHIBALD ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCKAY ANGUS ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCKAY DONALD ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCKEE BLAIR ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCKENNAN PATRICK ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCLEAN JAMES ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCLEAN NEIL ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCMANN THOMAS ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCNABB DUNCAN ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MCNEILL ALEXANDER ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MELGINNIS THOMAS ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MILLER ALEXANDER ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MILLER WILLIAM G. ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MONAGHAN JOHN ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MONTGOMERY GEORGE ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MOONEY WILLIAM ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MOORE JOSEPH ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MOORE ROBERT MCK. ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MORIARTY MICHAEL ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MORRISON JOHN ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MORROW WILLIAM ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MURPHY ANDREW ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

MURPHY FELIX ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

NEIL JOHN ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

NESS FREDERICK ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

NOONAN LAWRENCE ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

NOWLAN JAMES ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

O'CONNOR RICHARD ..   1864 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

OSMAN CONRAD SR. ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PARKS THOMAS ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PATTISON JOHN ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PEACOCK JOHN ..   1857 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PENFELD ADNEY ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PERRY JOHN ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

PRENTICE JAMES ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

QUAY JOHN ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

REANIE ROBERT ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

RICHARDSON JOHN ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROBERTSON GEORGE ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROBERTSON JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROBINS JETHRO ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROBINSON FRANCIS ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROBINSON JOEL F. ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROGERS ABRAHAM ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROGERS JOHN ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROSS ALEXANDER ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ROSS JAMES ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SEDAN GEORGE ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SHOREY WILLIAM ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SIBBALD ALEXANDER ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SMITH MATTHEW ..   1843 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SMITH NORMAN P. ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SOULES LAVINIA ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SPRAUL WILLIAM ..   1849 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

ST. CLAIR ANDREW ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

STEEL THOMAS ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

STEVENS JOHN ..   1858 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

STINSON WILLIAM ..   1844 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SURTZER BOLTON ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SUTHERLAND ROBERT ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SWAN OSWALD ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

SYTHES WILLIAM ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TATE ROBERT ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TAYLOR ALEXANDER ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

THOMPSON JOHN ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

THOMPSON JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

THOMPSON THOMAS ..   1855 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

THORP WILLIAM ..   1845 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TODD CHARLES ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TODD DAVIDSON ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TODD JOHN ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

TRACEY RICHARD ..   1856 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WALKER JOHN ..   1850 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WALLACE JAMES ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WATSON FRANCIS ..   1851 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WELLER ASA ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WELLS JAMES ..   1848 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WHITE JOHN ..   1852 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WICKENS JAMES ..   1847 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WILLOUGHBY RALPH ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WILSON JAMES ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WILSON JOHN ..   1854 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY

WRIGHT WILLIAM ..   1853 ..  SIMCOE COUNTY


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