Veterans Who Have Passed–Roland Charles Harkleroad


Source:  Rockford Register Star, June 27, 2021.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Gerald A. Skelly

Source:  Rockford Register Star, May 2, 2021.

Veterans Who Have Passed

Source:  Rockford Register Star, November, 2019

Richard Charles Korn – 1927 – 2016

Richard Korn

Source:  Rockford Register Star  5/25/2016


“Surviving Breast Cancer” – Marge Zimmerman

Marge Z - 1

Rockford Woman Magazine, Sept./Oct 2011

1211 Harlem Boulevard

1211 Harlem Boulevard

Residence of Julia Morley Brand, who died Monday, November 28, 1994 in her residence after a short illness

She was born November 3, 1903 in Saginaw, MI, daughter of Ralph Chase and Lucy Burrows Morley

She lived 67 years in Rockford, moving from Saginaw

She married Arthur Barnard Brand in Saginaw on October 8, 1927; he predeceased her in 1968

Julia Brand attended Second Congregational Church and was a member of the Rockford Women’s Club, the Monday Club, the Rockford Country Club, the Rockford Red Cross Motor Corps

She was a member and past president of the Rockford Junior League.  Rockford College and the Rockford Public Library were special interests

Graduate of Vassar College in 1926

Survivors include her sons, Michael Morley Brand of Portland, OR; Peter Barnard Brand, Roxbury, VT; and Stewart Burrows Brand, Sausalito, CA; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

She was predeceased by her daughter, Claire Brand Sampson in 1991

Memorial Service at Gordon Chapel at Second Congregational Church with Reverend Dean Dalrymple officiating. Burial in Saginaw, MI.  Arrangements by Burpee-Wood Funeral Home; Memorials to American Cancer Society

Julia Brand Obituary, 1994
Julia Brand Obituary, 1994


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 12/04/1994

Main St. South, 305

DeCamp, J.F. machine shop

Source: 1880 City Directory

Peter Mamalio in street listing, Peter Mamalis in names. Shoe Shiner this address res 223 S Main St.

Source: 1916 City Directory

United Benefit Life Insurance Co. R 211

Source: 1940 City Directory

Gust Damikas, Gould Bros

Source: 1911 City Directory

Fisher Co. Felt & Terrant Mfg Co, General Engineering Co, Dr J P Gordon, Dr C E Hanstrom,  Heuer  Teachers Agency, Horner & Horton, Illinois Life Insurance, Illinois Painting Co., Industrial Traffic Bureau, Jensen Roofing Co., Kardex Rand Sales, F O T Lindstrom, Marinello Shop,   Dr J C Martin, Modern Woodman of America, Moffat Cigar Co., Monroe Calculating Machine Co, National Surety Co., Nelson Insurance Agency, Penrod Walnut & Veneer Co.,Pierson- Hallowell Co wholesale lumber, Prudential Life Insurance Co., Pure Silk Hosiery Mills, Research Laboratory, Rockford Viavi Co., J A Rourke real estate and contractor, A E Rutledge, O H Schubert, The Show card Service, N D Taylor, Travellers Insurance Co., Dr O W Tulisio, Kines Co., W T Van Der Meer, Western Adjustment & Inspection Co., Western and Southern Life Insurance Co., Delphine Willson, Wisconsin National Life Insurance, Mosaic Co., Wunderlich’s (E P Wunderlich)

Source: 1926 City Directory


Source: 1933 City Directory

Cutler Building: Dr Bernard Bolotoff, phys; Dr. Harry A. Karceski, dentist; Dr. Nordahl O Gunderson, phys; Dr. Wm E Sumner, chiropractor; Frank I Johnson, furniture design; Roy Hayes and Associates, engineers, The Francis Engineering Co engineers; Kalos Shop beauty shop; Brinks Inc. Express;  Rockford Rectal and Rupture Clinic, National Discount Corp. finance; Rockford Rubber Stamp Works; George Ritenour office supplies; State Dept. of Public Welfare; Alex J Victor lawyer; Rexair Sales and Service air conditioning; Osborn Institute of Corrective Massage; Sloggett and Sloggett healers; U S Veterans Administration.

Source: 1947 City Directory

Cutler Building: Hanley Furniture Co. sales rooms, Real Silk Hosiery, Dr. Algernon Waddington, phys. National Discount Co., Rockford Rubber Stamp Works, State Dept. of Public Welfare, Osborn Institute of Corrective Massage, U S Selective Service System, Dr. Bernard Bolotoff; Charles E Boettcher architect; American Mutual Life Insurance Co., Wm. Lathrop, atty.; Victor, Ghent and Peterson lwyrs., Collis M Hennelly lwyr.; Rockford Textile Mills office space, Harry “Bud” Green jr. real estate; Dr. Carroll W Rice, phys; American Cancer Society, Empire Beauty Shop.

Source: 1954 City Directory