Joseph  H.  and  William  H. Streng, 
minor  heirs


Received for Record this 4th day of Dec. 1918 at 11 AM and recorded in Power of Atty. Record No. 2, Page 167 of the Records at Shelby County, Indiana.
Signed: Thomas H. Fix,

Know all Men by these Presents, That  Ada  J. Streng,  as Guardian of  Joseph  H. Streng  and  William  H. Streng,  Minors of the County of  McHenry and State of Illinois hereby constitute and appoint  Frederick  S.  Streng of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana Agent and Attorney for me and in my name and stead as such guardian, to receive from the Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court any and all moneys due and owing to me as the guardian of said Joseph H. Streng and William H. Streng, minors, and to receipt the Clerk of said Court for said money in my name and stead as fully and effectually as if the same was done by myself.

And whatever the said Attorney and Agent Frederick S. Streng shall lawfully do in the premises I hereby ratify and confirm the same as if personally present and doing the same in my own name and authority.

                    In Testimony Whereof, I hereunto affix my hand and seal this 16th day of October, 1918.

Signed: Ada J. Streng

McHenry County
County Court
Estate of Joseph H. and Wm. H. Streng
Letters of Guardianship to
Ada J. Streng

Filed Dec. 4, 1918
Gordon Thurston
Clerk Shelby Cir... Court

Filed McHenry County, Ill
Oct. 5, 1918
G. E. Still
Clerk County Court


                                         ) SS:

          In the County Court, September Term, A.D. 1918, The People of the State of Illinois to Ada J. Streng of said County, Greeting:
          Whereas, at the September Term of the County Court of said County, A.D. 1918, holden at Woodstock, Ill you were, by order of said Court, duly entered of record in the 5th day of said month, duly appointed Guardian for Joseph H. Streng and William H. Streng, minors.

          Trusting in your fidelity, therefore, the said Court does by these presents constitute and appoint you to be Guardian unto said minors, and authorize and empower you to take and have the care of their persons and the custody and management of their property, and frugally, without waste or destruction. to improve and account for the same in all things according to law.

                              WITNESS,  G. E. Still, Clerk of the County Court of McHenry County, and the Seal of said Court, this 5th day of October A.D. 1918

Signed: G. E. Still,
                                     Clerk of the County Court

McHenry County
County Court
Estate of Joseph H. and William H. Streng, Minors


filed Dec. 4, 1918
Gordon Thurston
Clerk Shelby Circuit Court

filed this 5th day of Oct. 1918
G. E. Still
Clerk County Court

                                        ) SS:
County  of  McHenry       )

I, G. E. Still, Co. Clerk in and for said County and State, do hereby certify that Ada J. Streng, as principal and  Joseph  H.  Richardson  and  Jesse  B. Richardson  as sureties who are each personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day in person and acknowledged that they signed, sealed and delivered said instrument as their free and voluntary act, for the uses and purposes as therein set forth.
                              GIVEN  under my hand and official seal, this 5th day of Oct. A.D. 1918.

Signed: G. E. Still
                                 Clerk of County Clerk

                                         ) SS:
McHenry  County,             )

I, G. E. Still, Clerk of the County Court within and for said County and State aforesaid (the same being a Court of Record and having original jurisdiction in all matters of Probate), do hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true and complete copy of Bond in the Matter of the Guardianship of Joseph H. Streng and William H. Streng, Minors.

                              IN  TESTIMONY  WHEREOF,  I have hereunto subscribed my hand and affixed the official seal of said Court, at my office in Woodstock, Illinois, this 11th day of October A. D. 1918.

Signed: G. E. Still,
                  County Clerk


          Know all men by these Presents, That we, Ada J. Streng as principal, and Joseph H. Richardson and Jesse B. Richardson, as sureties of the County of McHenry and State of Illinois, are held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of Illinois, for the use of Joseph H. Streng and William H. Streng, Minors in the penal sum of  Four-Thousand dollars, current money of the United State, which payment, well and truly to be made and performed we, and each of us, do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators and assigns, jointly, severally and firmly by these presents.

Witness our hands and seals this 5th day of October A.D. 1918

The  Condition of  this Obligation is such,  That if the above bounden Ada J. Streng who has been appointed Guardian of above named minors shall faithfully discharge the office and trust of such Guardian according to law, and shall make a true inventory of all the real and personal estate of the ward that shall come to her possession or knowledge, and return the same unto the County Court of McHenry County, at the time required by law, and manage and dispose of all such estate, according to law, and for the best interest of said wards and faithfully discharge her trust in relation thereto, and to the custody, nurture and education of said ward and render an account, on oath, of the property in her hands, and of the management and disposition of all such estate, within one year after appointment, and at such other time as shall be required by law, or directed by the Court; and upon removal from office or at the expiration of her trust, settle her accounts in said Court; or with the ward or their legal representatives, and pay over and deliver all the estate, title papers and effects remaining in her hands or due from her on such settlement, to the person or persons lawfully entitled thereto, then this obligation shall be void; otherwise to be of full force and virtue.

Sealed and Delivered in Presence of  Ada J. Streng,  Joseph H.Richardson, and  Jesse B. Richardson.

Transcribed by Melinda Moore Weaver

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