John T. Mortimer
In the Matter of the Estate of : In Lee County Court.
John T. Mortimer, deceased. : In Probate
January 22nd, 1934. Will filed, duly approved and admitted to record.
I, John T. Mortimer, of the Township of Paw Paw, in the County of DeKalb and state of Illinois, being of lawful age and of sound mind and memory do hereby make, publish ordain and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following.
First: It is my will and direction that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first fully paid and discharged.
Second: I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Dorothy Mortimer, all of my personal estate, property and effects of every kind and nature.
Third: I give, devise and bequeath to my said wife, the use, occupation, passion, enjoyment, rents, profits and issues of all of my real estate for and during her natural life, and at her death I give, devise and bequeath the said real estate to my then living children, to be divided equally among them.
Fourth: I hereby nominate and appoint my wife, Dorothy Mortimer, sole executor of this my last will and testament, without bonds, hereby revoking any and all former Wills by me made.
In Witness Whereof have hereunto set my hand and seal this 5th day of March, 1919.
John T. Latimer (Seal)
John T. Mortimer died on January 17th, 1934 in an automobile accident in Cook County, Illinois.
Dorothy Mortimer was appointed Administrator on January 22nd, 1934
Dorothy Mortimer died on April 13th, 1935
Samuel R. Dickie Appointed Administrator April 17th, 1935
No Date noted for Final Report Filed.