Fred Bliss, Former Durand Fire Chief, Dies At 84

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 8, 2020.

Jesse A. Barloga – 1947

Born Jesse August Barloga, to Henry and Otilla Hedke Barloga, 4 sisters

Served with Rockford’s Co. K. during Mexican Border Campaign

Member Rockford Country Club, University Club, 32nd degree Mason

Member Second Congregational Church

Source: Rockford Morning Star, 5/28/1947

 

Eldridge Gilbert (Reverend) – 1991 obituary plus article

Source:  Rockford Register Star 2 -1 – 1991

 

 

 

Hiram H. Atwood

Hiram H. Atwood

“Atwood Reunion Is Attended By Many”

Photograph of Hiram Atwood

Residence: 323 Park Avenue, Rockford

Born 03/31/1839 in West Fairview, PA

Parents: Charles W. Atwood and Sarah Elizabeth Dunbar Atwood

Moved to Winnebago County in 1842

Member of 74th Illinois Infantry

Married Sarah Elizabeth Miller in 1870 in Rockford

Moved to Iowa, Wisconsin, Dakota and Nebraska

32nd Degree Mason, Oddfellow

Eastern Star, White Shrine

 

Source:  Rockford Public Library “Rockfordiana” Files, Biographies, 06/28/1928