Plague Toll Continues Heavy Within City October 11, 1918

Source: Rockford Morning Star   October 11, 1918

Doctors vs. Lawyers 1887

Source:  The Stewart Story

R 917.733 G88

Main St., North, 944

Early, A.D. Attorney at Law Office Rockford National Bank Bldg., 109 W. State res. 944 N. Main

Johnson, Miss Ellen, domestic, 944 N. Main

Source: 1899 Rockford City Directory

house designed by Architect Henry Lord Gay hired 1903. ca 1903/1904?


Rockford Cabinet Co. – 1891

Rockford Cabinet Co.   Organized in 1880, but recently moved to the West End.* The capital stock is $50,000. Present officers: Geo. F. Kellogg, President; A.D. Early, Vice-President; Chas. H. Porter, Secretary and Treasurer.  They manufacture a fine grade of wood mantles, and give employment to 65 hands, with an annual pay roll of $30,000, and produce  annually $75,000 worth of goods.  The factory is of brick, 64 x 128 feet, four stories high.

Source” “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,” by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, 1891.

*Central Ave. and Cedar St.

Rockford Clothing Co. – 1892

Rockford Clothing Co., A.S. Ruhl, prest.; A. D. Early, vice-prest., A. C. Brearley, secy. and treas.. Custom Clothiers

Suits to measure.

Style, fit and quality guaranteed.

Manufacturers of pants, shirts, vests and jackets.

Corner S. Church and Chestnut.  Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory

Rockford Cabinet Co. – 1892

Rockford Cabinet Co., George F. Kellogg, prest.; A.D. Early, vice-prest.; C. H. Porter, secy and treas.; Manufacturers of wood mantels. Office and factory corner Central Ave. and Cedar St.

Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory