R. H. Tinker Injured Well Known Citizen Struck by a Central Train March 3, 1900

Source: The Rockford Daily Register Gazette    March 3, 1900  pg.2

“Local Killers and Ghosts….in National Spotlight” – 2017, by R. Rose

Source:  815 magazine, pp 74-75, Fall 2017,  article by Rebecca Rose, “Local Killerss and Ghosts Featured in National Spotlight”  a Gatehouse Media Publication     

Rockford Park District – “Uncommon Ground,” pages 20 – 27

Source: Rockford Magazine, November 1995, pages 20 – 27; by Pamela Prescott; All photos courtesy of Rockford Park District

 

 

 

Rockford, Rock Island and St. Louis Railroad Company – 1870

R Tinker - 1

R Tinker - 2

Source:  Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette Mar. 19, 1870

Tinker Swiss Cottage – 1945

Tinker Swiss Cottage  45

Source:  Rockford Morning Star May 27, 1945

Illinois Census 1865 – Tinker, Manny, Emerson,

Illinois Census 1855

Source:  Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette , Feb. 3, 1866

Heritage Houses – 1972

Heritage Houses

Source:  Rockford Morning Star Oct. 9, 1972