Source: Morning Star July 30, 1896 pg.6
Source: Rockford Register Star, Mar. 5, 2020.
Charles M. Acers, wife Margaret, flagman Illinois Central railroad, resides 121 S 2nd St.
Source: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1925
Source: Rockford Daily Register 9/14/1893
Rockford Daily Register has a list of visitors to the Rockford Furniture Companies’ display at the World’s Fair on the same day.
clerk Illinois Centrail RR, res. 814 Dickerman
Source: 1899 Rockford City Directory
Nevius Post of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic)
Named after Rockford Colonel Garrett L. Nevius
Source: R.G., 8/22/1908
2 photos of house exterior. Historic Budlong Home Doomed. House all left of Budlong farm. Farm to Kishwaukee St. and Harrison to curve of Ill Centrail RR tracks. Standard Oil service station expanding 1867 occupied by John Budlong and Mrs. Budlong
Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 2 & Rockford Morning Star 7/5/1959
Tilley, Joseph E, chief clk Illinois Central Railway, res 1003 S Main
Source: 1889-1890 City Directory