John Hall Sherratt – “A Noble Life at an End” – 1906



Source:  Rockford Daily Republic March 16, 1906

City of Rockford Mayors – 2002

Mayors of Rockford

Source: Sesquicentennial Calendar

Sherratt, John H.

former Mayor of Rockford bad photo of house in Reg-Gaz 1/25/1916 see National Ave., end of,  see 1907 Harlem Blvd., see 105 Douglas St.

Source: Rockford Daily Register Gazette 1/25/1916 has view of this wedge of property; google maps street view has newer house built by Ed Lathrop

Source: 2008 &

1928 Sanborn map has outline and description of Edward Lathrop house

Source: Sanborn map 1928




Harlem Blvd., 1907 – Sherratt House

Harlem Blvd., 1907 - 1

J. H. Sherratt house, 1907 Harlem Blvd.

John H. Sherratt, wife Harriott, President Third National Bank, president Forest City Insurance Co.  1903-4 Rockford City Directory

Source of photo:  Rockford 1902  Fotografs by O.H. Wheat

1916: house sold to Ed Lathrop   Source:  Rockford Register-Gazette 1/25/1916

Harlem Blvd., 1907 - 2

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 7/29/1923



Forest City Insurance Co.

Forest City Insurance Co., Gilbert Woodruff, pres’t., John H. Sherratt, vice-pres’t; Harris Barnum, treas; A. H. Sherratt, sec;y.  Farm property, town dwellings, school houses and churches insured only. Offices Rockford National Bank bldg., 111 W. State St.

Source: Philippi’s Rockford City Directory for 1894-95, p  192