Main St. South, 115

D.J. Stewart building

Stewart Square 2008 photo: Jan Carter

Stewart Block

Source: photo at left from Rockford  [1893] 917.733 R59
Stewart & Co. Dry Goods ad

Source: 1905 Rockford City Directory p. 66

Stewart & Co. ad

Source: 1905 Rockford City Directory p. 82

Stewart & Co. ad

Source: 1905 Rockford City Directory p. 98

Stewart & Co ad fine china

Source: 1905 Rockford City Directory p. 114

D.J. Stewart & Co. High Grade Merchandise

Source: 1930 Rockford City Directory

Main St., South 113-117

Stewart’s D.J. Co, Master’s Shoe Co

Source: 1937 Rockford City Directory

stewart & Co Ad

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory  p. 54

Stewart & Co Ad

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory p. 70

Stewart & Co Ad

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory p. 54

Stewart & Co. ad

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory p. 54

Stewart & Co. Dry Goods

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory p. 62

D.J. Stewart & Co. High Grade Merchandise Ad

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory p. 154

D.J. Stewart & Co. Doubled in Size ad

D.J. Stewart Co

Source: Rockford Morning Star 3/20/1963

Stewart Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rockford Building and Loan Association – 1892

Rockford Building and Loan Association, E. M. Keeler, prest., C. W. Brown, vice-prest., John D. Waterman, treas., S. F. Weyburn, secy., A. H. Frost, attorney. Office Forest City National Bank Building, corner Church and State sts.

Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory

Main St., No., 819

Main St., No., 819

The home at 819 No. Main St. as owned by C. W. Brown, who was an owner of Stewart & Co. according to the 1899 City Directory, which later became D.J. Stewart and Co. and in 2014, is know as Stewart Square at Main St. and West State St.  M. S. Brown, also listed in the 1899 as an owner of Stewart & Co., also lived in this house in 1899, and a “domestic servant,”  Miss Mary Kullber, lived there, too.  In 1909 Melancthon S. Brown, formerly listed at M. S. Brown, was listed with his wife, Ednah T. Brown, as living in the house, and still an owner and Treasurer of Stewart & Co.. The black and white photograph above was found on page 38 of “1902 Rockford, Illinois” by Wheat.

Main St., No., 819 in 2011

The color photo is of the house at 819 No. Main St. in 2011, photo by Jan Carter.