Veterans Who Have Passed–John Francis Owens

Source:  Rockford Register Star, August 8, 2021.

“Downtown venues nab $4 Million” – 2013, R.A.V.E., Recession/Recovery

Source:  Rockford Register Star 1/15/2013


Judy Barnard – July/August 2008

Source:  Rockford Woman Magazine, July/August 2008

Old Colony Chair Co. – 1914


Source:  Rockford Morning Star Mar. 28, 1914

Howard H. Monk – 2001

Howard H Monk

ource: Rockford Register Star January 19, 2001

“Arrest 300 Lid Tilters” – Prohibition, 1922

Arrest 300 Lid Tilters

Source:  Rockford Daily Register-Gazette  Dec. 24, 1922

Arrest 300 Lid Tilters - 2

Adjutant General’s Report of the State of Illinois, 1901 – 74th Illinois Inf

*These pages list only Co. A, B and C of the 74th Illinois Infantry, The book also lists all Illinois units, and of the 74th Illinois Infantry, it also lists Co. D, E, F, G, H, I and K and also the History of each unit, i.e. where they fought, etc.

Adj Gen - 1

page 579 above

Adj Gen - 2_0001

page 580 above.  *Blurred badly when enlarged further

Adj Gen - 3

page 581 above

Adj Gen - 4

page 582 above

Adj Gen - 5

page 583 above

Adj Gen - 6

page 584 above

Adj Gen - 7

page 585 above

Source: Adjutant General’s Report of the State of Illinois for 1861 – 66, Vol. IV, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General    Springfield, Illinois Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1901






Ingersoll Building, So. Water St. – 2012


Source: Rockford Register Star Sept., 23, 2012

Ingersoll Bldg 2

Ingersoll Bldg 3



Twigg, Joe M.


Died Feb. 13, 2015 at Manor Court in Liberty Village.

Born Aug. 22, 1921, in Haldane, Illinois, the son of Linus and Annie (Long) Twigg.

Married Dorothy A. Lewis in Forreston.

Joe was a U.S. Navy-Marine veteran (1943-1946) serving in World War II.  Joe and his brother landed at Iwo Jima Beach.

Worked for the State of Illinois and for Chrysler Corp.

Member Faith Lutheran Church in Forreston.

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home; Faith Lutheran Church; Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Source: Rockford Register Star Feb. 15, 2015