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JNM (#47123207)
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Bio Photo I by nature like to dig. Looking up things, solving problems, helping people are just some of my interests. I live in Rockford and enjoy living here. In particular i'm a fan of the North end. It's and old term for the area just north of the downtown area. My dad owned a service station on Main & Auburn for many years. Greenwood Cemetary across the street is where a lot of movers and shakers of the city are entombed. The company I worked at for 20 yrs is located near there also. The Ingersoll Milling Machine Company.
Let me know if anyone needs obits or what have you for Rockford history / people.
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Ernie Fuhr
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RE: Eddy
Sent my email to your yahoo account for William Eddy's obit.
Added by Addie on Dec 02, 2014 7:06 AM
Kati McSweeney
RE: Rockford Sproul
I remember requesting changes to William Craig Sproul, his son Oliver, and to his second wife and widow Clara Louise (nee Helm) Sproul Heitz from Rockford if that's the same as "Rockford Sproul"-LOL!

Clara's brother, Dr. Harold McMurdo Helm, married my cousin Ethelyn G Bennett. So, I'm only related to him by marriage. I did research his family though to add him to my family tree. And rather than just to throw away all that research, I put in requests to adjust the appropriate memorial pages at Find A Grave.

Best Wishes,
Kati McSweeney
Added by Kati McSweeney on Sep 28, 2014 11:51 PM
Thank you!
Thank you for the transfer of my great-grandfather Oscar. I very much appreciate it.
Added by JimC on Jun 03, 2014 6:37 PM
Ernie Fuhr
Blakeman and his father
Hi good to hear from you, sorry for the delay. I have made the corrections you noted. Thanks let me know if there's anything else to be done. -Ernie
Added by Ernie Fuhr on May 08, 2014 7:18 AM
Betty Smith Romick Boustead
Abbie Matthews
I have linked Abbie Matthews parents and entered the Obituary to her memorial page. Thank you for sending them to me.
Added by Betty Smith Romick Bouste... on Mar 27, 2014 10:53 AM
Alva Van Houten
RE: Allings transfer
I am sorry but I do not want to transfer Mr. & Mrs. Alling. They are in a group burials in the older part of Greenwood Cemetery that I am creating memorials for and when good weather comes back I will be out phoptographing their stones. If you want them after that I will transfer then.
Added by Alva Van Houten on Mar 07, 2014 7:26 AM
RE: Avery
Good Morning,
Thanks for doing the links and letting me know.
Added by DKMac on Feb 17, 2014 7:11 AM
Steve Carlson
RE: 122771012
Yes, there is a spouse plot. I made the link.


Steve Carlson
Added by Steve Carlson on Feb 08, 2014 8:33 AM
RE: Great grandma mystery
I did find the correct Anna but I have not found her date or place of death. The one you found that was committed did not have the same family connections and I found that the small article on Knut and Anna matched a family in Kenosha. I am still looking for those two things along with her grave site. She was in Kenosha during the 1910 census. Her youngest son was born in Fremont WI. in 1912. Knut was drafted in 1917-1918 in Kenosha. Though I'm not sure if he did go to war. But the boys may have stayed with Anna's family if she had already passed. Thank you so much for all your help. I see now even more that I need to put my family on here to help others. I have also been searching the one that was committed and buried to give her a better memorial than she got.
Added by jenn on Nov 14, 2013 8:54 AM
RE: Great grandma mystery
Yes I did get them. I am still looking for her actual death records but being at elgin I am having difficulty. I really appreciate your effort. I plan to make a memorial page for her even if I don't find her. This case is very difficult. I hate loose ends and I just cant give up on her. My Anna had three boys so if it is her then her husband was hiding her commitment from everyone. Wouldn't surprise me with the lack of information. Thank you Jenn
Added by jenn on Nov 09, 2013 12:16 PM
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