Garfield Ave

Garfield Ave 1916

Garfield not listed in any city directories before 1911 when the first three residents built on the 800 block.

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory



704 Garfield Ave.

704 Garfield Ave.

Source of photo:  Jan Carter 10/9/2013

Built for Alfred W. Andrews and wife, Stella, who began living there in 1914.  He was a realtor for Knapp, Barnes and Co., and later Asst. Manager at Andrews Wire and Iron Works.

The second owners Wallace and Lizzie Nellis in the 1920’s. He was a Supt. at Thayer Action Co.

Source: City Directories