Source: Morning Star July 30, 1896 pg.6
Callender, A.J., carpenter, residence E.H. Davis & Co. furniture, furniture repair David Keyt, carpenter and builder, res.
Source: 1880 Rockford City Directory
photo of house, page 7, taken in 1961
in Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks -2
newspaper article May 6, 1961
89. funeral 2/22/1947 widely known contractor and builder
died in his home at 815 Ashland Ave., funeral at Burpee-Wood
was born in Grundy County, Illinois in 1858, nephew of David Keyt
constructed Brown Bldg., orig. Highland School, WF and John Barnes factory, Rockton Public library
wife of David. Buried first in Piqua Cemetery (Ohio), also known as Texas Street Cemetery
or Park Ave. Cemetery. Official name listed is Piqua Cemetery.
Those buried in that cemetery were removed and located in Forest Hill Cemetery.
The land of Piqua Cemetery was used to build a hospital, now torn down to build school
Lydia was buried in Piqua Cemetery 2/23/1961 (birth listed as 8/10/1825)
now listed as buried in Forest Hill Cemetery Section 5 Lot 44
Listed her middle name as Ann