In the Matter of the Estate : In DeKalb County County Court.
Patrick Rochford, deceased. : In Probate, Box Number 246
December 26th, 1905. Will filed, admitted to Probate and ordered recorded.
In the Name of God, Amen
I, Patrick Rochford, of Shabbona Grove, being of sound mind, hereby make this as my last will and testament.
(1) I will that all debts be paid as soon as possible after my decease.
(2) I give, and bequeath all my property, both real and personal, to my wife, Mrs. Bridget Rochford, to have and to hold during her lifetime, and that the same be the property of my daughter Mary Rochford, after the death of my wife, Bridget Rochford.
(3) I bequeath to each of my male children $200.00 (Two Hundred Dollars) to be paid by my wife, Bridget from the property I am hereby bequeathing.
(4) I will that my wife, Bridget be named Executor of my last will without bond.
Patrick X Rochford
Patrick Rochford died on November 18th., 1905
Wife Bridget Rochford died on March 25th, 1910 without fully executing the above will.
Son William Rochford named Administrator by Court – June 23rd, 1913.
June 29th., 1914, Final Report Filed and approved.