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Oxford County Wills & Estate Files: 1841-1861

This alphabetical database resource includes completely digitized Oxford County wills and estate files. 

Estate files contain all the documents needed to grant probate, including the petition for probate, the original signed will, oaths of executors or administrators, inventory of assets of the deceased, and related evidence.  Guardianship of children can also be found within these records.  These last testaments of early Oxford pioneers shed light on the struggles of settlers.


These records were digitized from microfilm held by the Archives of Ontario: GS 1, Reel 116 & 117.