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Wills, Probate Notices and Related Items

John Schafer
Source: Rockford Republic (IL) Friday, January 3, 1930; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Relatives are Given $50,000 Estate of Local Merchant

An estate valued at $50,000 is disposed of in the will of John A. Schafer, pioneer E. State st. meat market proprietor and property holder, who died in Beloit, Wis., Dec. 14, 1929. The will was filed for probate in Rockford today.

The widow Ida, is given life use of the homestead at 852 N. Second st., and is to receive $100 a month for life.

Property at 505 E. State st., known as Schaefer's market, is to go to a John A. Schafer. The will provides that $300 be set aside for the purchase of a family lot in Cedar Bluff cemetery.

At the death of the widow, a son, Peter, will be given a farm near Hinckley, Minn. two other Minnesota farms will go to two daughters, Alice Younger and Ida Schafer. Business property in the Minnesota town is to be divided among the four children.

The Third National bank is named trustee of the estate. The will was filed by Attorney Roy H. Brown.

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