Colonel Garrett L. Nevius
As early as 1860, he formed Lincoln’s Wide-Awake Club, with its militia drill
The Wide-Awake club became Rockford’s Zouaves
The Zouaves became Company D, 11th Infantry
Colonel Garrett L. Nevius was killed at Vicksburg in May 1863
On June 1, 1866, Rockford Veterans formed the G. L. Nevius Post of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic)
The Nevius Post continued as long as there were Civil War veterans to meet
Source: Nuggets of History, Spring 1989, Rockford Public Library Local History Collection
Photo source: Jan Carter 3/2/2015
Wm. Andrews, 1724 Harlem Blvd., Source: 1923 City Directory
Obituary source: Rockford Republic Aug. 29, 1923
“Andrews Estate is Valued…” from Rockford Republic newspaper 10/20/1923
1926 – Elling H Veblun, sales, Hormel Packing Co., res 1724 Harlem Blvd.
Mrs S A Atkinson (Widow William) res 1724 Harlem Blvd.
Thos W Fay (wife Effie) agent Equitable Life Insurance Co
source: 1926 Rockford City Directory
1928 – Thos W Fay (wife Effie) agent Equitable Life Insurance Co.
1933 – John J. Crawford, wife Ethel, salesman
1935 – 37 House vacant
1940 – 1949 (perhaps more years after that) Hugh R. Plueddeman, wife Elizabeth, vice-president Rockford Paint Manufacturing Co., res 1924 Harlem Blvd.
Source: Rockford City Directories