A Tale of Seven Cities 1986

Source:  Rockford Magazine    June 1986   Vol.1 No.1

1120 Harlem Boulevard

Mrs. Esther Winchester of 1120 Harlem Boulevard died at home.  Her funeral will be at home

Mrs. Winchester was a pioneer of a Northern Illinois farm

She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on 10/16?/1850

She moved at age 3 to Pecatonica with her father, Squire Corwin

She was married in Pecatonica to the late Thomas Winchester, prominent area builder and stonecutter

A daughter, Mrs. Edith Pitney, preceded her in death

Four children survive her: Mrs. Nellie Tole and Mrs. McIntosh of Rockford, Mrs. Harry Tear of Galena, IL and Mr. Thomas Winchester, Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska

Reverend John Gordon will officiate, with burial in Forest View Abbey

Esther J. Winchester obituary, 1936
Esther J. Winchester obituary, 1936


Remainder of Esther Winchester's obituary
Remainder of Esther Winchester’s obituary


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 02/11/1936