Source Information South Africa, Estates Death Index, 1999-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Master of the High Court (South Africa). Indices to Deceased Estates. Republic of South Africa.

About South Africa, Estates Death Index, 1999-2014

Details in this index extracted from estate documents include court, name, date of birth, place and date of death, will, marital status, spouse’s name(s), and executor’s name, among others. A deceased estate comes about when a person dies and leaves property or a document purporting to be a will.

You can find more details on the process surrounding estates at the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development website.