INDEX TO
 THE HISTORY OF ROCKFORD; AUTHENTIC HISTORY
BY HOMER L. BURCH

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME OTHER PAGE

Addison

Thomas

77

Aires

G P

9

Alber

Minnie

79

Alber

Zillah

11

Alber

Zillah

54

Alber

Zillah

60

Alber

Zillah

62

Alber

Zillah

87

Allen

Eban

89

Allen

Jean

Rev

71

Allen

Morgan

24

Allen

Morgan

Mr & Mrs

25

allen

Morgan

25

Allen

61

Ammerman

Gerald

104

Anderson

Louis

Rev

69

Arbor

M T

31

Arszulowicz

Anthony

Rev

69

Arver

Bess Clark

23

Ashley

Don

83

Babcock

Allen J

Rev

69

Bagby

Scott

106

Bailey

Sluman S

19

Bain

John

30

Baines

John L

104

Baker

Dan

99

Baker

Eva

21

Baker

Gene

87

Baker

Isaac

21

Baker

Katy

52

Baker

road

22

Baldridge

Richard

99

Ballard

James

Rev

59

Barber

49

Barker

Isaac

24

Barker

Isaac

Rev

59

Barker

T N

32

Barker

34

Bartlett

A R

Rev

60

Bartlett

Edith

61

Becker

C G

16

Beers

Philo

12

Beers

Philo

74

Beers

Lake

12

Bell

99

Bennett

Edward

Mr/Mrs

104

Berry

Lyle

76

Betts

House

11

Betts

House

77

Bird

Lyle

Mr/Mrs

104

Bishop

Gillespie

66

Blackburn

87

Blakeley

R L

Dr

32

Blakeley

R L

61

Blakeley

Russell L

Dr

23

Blakeley

Russell L

23

Blakeley

Russell L

Dr

59

Blakeley

Dr

48

Blakeley

89

Blakeslee

Clarence

94

Blakeslee

Wayne V

Mr/Mrs

104

Blakeslee

99

Blatchely

Eloise

74

Bliss

Madge

52

Boatman

Robert

106

Boone

Edwin

Rev

68

Bos

David

Rev

71

Bourdon

Art

Welding

99

Boyce

Mrs

30

Boyd

Fred

92

Boyd's

Recreation

24

Brantner

Rose

87

Breckenridge

Don

16

Briggs

Irma

52

Briggs

Joshua

20

Briggs

Joshua

24

Briggs

Nora

52

Briggs

Richard

32

Briggs

Richard

61

Briggs

61

Brogger

George F

44

Brooks

J A

40

Brown

L D

37

Brownell

53

Brownell

78

Browning

Wilbur

78

Buchanan

James

29

Bunn

Joan

104

Bunn

Marvin

104

Burch

Alice

30

burch

D W C

34

Burch

DeWitt C

Dr & Mrs

23

Burch

DeWitt C

77

Burch

DeWitt C

77

Burch

Freeman

18

Burch

Freeman

22

Burch

Freeman

89

Burch

Harold

87

Burch

Homer Allen

106

Burch

Homer L

106

Burch

Homor L

105

Burch

Lucy

18

Burch

Lucy

19

Burch

Paul

104

Burch

Sadie

104

Burch

Body Works

44

Busch

William

79

Bush

Wm

78

Caine

Bertha

104

Caine

Ford

104

Calkin

Caukin

31

Calkin

Volney Worden

29

Calkins

Volney

31

Carlis

99

Carlson

Clark

104

Carlson

Gatha

104

Carlson

Jack

99

Carlson

Auditorium

63

Carlyle

Grace

52

Cary

Alfred X

Captain

24

Casey

Studio

54

Casey

Studio

77

Casterline

Grocery

87

Caukin

Calkin

31

Caukin

Volney

31

Cavelier Sieur de La Salle

Rene Robert

8

Chair

Tim

99

Chapman

34

Chase

27

Childs

Franklie L

51

Childsdale

Road

13

Chippewa

Indians

10

Church

Ann

59

Church

William

79

Clark

Ann

64

Clark

Bess

23

Coles

99

Compton

Riley

75

Cook

Godon F

Rev

73

Cook

Gordon F

Rev

73

Cook

Sabra

106

Cook

Corners

14

Coon

Bert

23

Coon

Bessie

52

Coon-Sears

79

Cowdin

C B

40

Cowdin

Charles H

33

Cowdin

Charles H

34

Cowdin

Margaret Underwood

33

Cowin

Earl

51

Cowin

James

40

Cox

John

26

Cox

John

27

Crandall

Ellis

Mrs

23

Crandall

87

Craw

E R

30

Crothers

Hazel

11

Crothers

Herbert

87

Crothers

Herbert

104

Crothers

106

Crother's

Grocery

87

Darling

John

40

Darrow

Hill

22

Darrow

49

Davis

Frank

51

Davis

George W

106

Davis

Glen

75

Davis

Glenn

76

Davis

John

20

Davis

Merton

76

Davis

Merton

77

Davis

William

25

de Langlade

Charles Michael

10

DeBoer

Lorma

23

DeMaagd

Gerald

23

DeMaagd

Mrs

23

DenHartog

Donald W

Rev

70

Dennis

Carl

41

Dennis

Carl

75

Dennis

Carl

81

Dennis

Carl

87

Dennis

Carl

104

Denton

Motors

56

DePew

34

DePew

Miss

51

DePuy

Vernon

Mr/Mrs

104

Dillenback

33

Dockeray

George A

91

Dockeray

Wallace P

91

Dockeray

53

Dockeray

74

Dodgson

99

Doolittle

Oscar

30

Dorn

Larry

Rev

70

Downer

Maisy

81

DuBois

Hannah Gilbert

16

Dunton

Clara

75

Dykstra

Elevator

82

Eick

Fred

Mr/Mrs

104

Elfstrom

William

61

Elfstrom

William

62

Elsby

Dan

40

Elsby

Ivan C

91

Ely

J J

34

Ely

John J

74

Ely

34

Farley

Captain

24

Farley

Ebenezer

24

Farrell

Harold

Mr/Mrs

104

Farrell

99

Ferrand

L G

99

Ferrand

L G

Mr/Mrs

104

Ferry

James

51

Field

Bethel

63

Finch

Mildred

55

Finch

Mildred

87

Fisher

Ernest B

106

Fletcher

O O

51

Fongers

74

Fongers

99

Forest

W W

79

Forrest

Minnie

89

Fowler

James

25

Fremont

John Charles

28

French

George

31

Furlong

John

26

Furlong

Mike

26

Gates

Ernest

52

Gave

Fred

Jr

39

Gentle

G E

30

Gilbert

David

15

Gilbert

David J

Rev

13

Gilbert

David J

Rev

14

Gilbert

David J

Rev

21

Gilbert

Franklin

21

Gilbert

Franklin

20

Gilbert

Hannah

16

Gilbert

Jess

20

Gilbert

Katherine

15

Gilbert

Katherine

16

Gilbert

Luke

14

Gilbert

Minnie Alber

79

Gilbert

Orin

14

Gilbert

61

Gill

Lynn H

67

Gill

Lynn H

68

Gimman

Henry

30

Gordon

Gideon H

13

Gormel

Blanche

79

Gormell

Blanche

78

Gormell

Blanche

78

Gougeburg

25

Graves

Eloise Blatchley

74

Graves

Floy

31

Greene

99

Greenville Glove Co

84

Grooters

Larry

Rev

69

Grothers

Hazel

104

Guzin

Charlene

91

Hall

James

104

Hall

Opal

104

Hall

R P

67

Hamilton

John

24

Haner

Edna

11

Haner

Edna

80

Haner

Edna

89

Haner

Edna

90

Haner

Edna

106

Harger

Dallas

Mr/Mrs

104

Harger

Vance

72

Harrington

Muriel Wolven

83

Harrington

Muriel Wolven

88

Haskell

87

Hayner

Edna

26

Hayner

87

Haynor

C Edan

87

Helsel

Henry

20

Helsel

Noah

19

Herremans

Ed

99

Hessler

Blanche

79

Hessler

Blanche Gormell

78

Hessler

H C

41

Hessler

Henry C

91

Hessler

Pauline

11

Hessler

Wesley F

77

Hessler

Wesley F

91

Hessler

Wesley F

91

Hessler

Opera House

64

Hessler

79

Hewitt

J B

32

Hicks

William

32

Hicks

William

34

Hills

99

Hinspers

M

30

Hinton

99

Hirth-Krause

Co

43

Hirth-Krause

81

Hirth-Krause

83

Holden

Chas

Dr & Mrs

23

Hopewell

Indians

8

Hopkins

39

House

Edna

52

House

Robert

31

Hovey

87

Hubbel

E S

44

Humphrey

Rex E

47

Humphrey

47

Humprey

Rex

92

Hunter

Dolly

17

Hunter

Merlin

13

Hunter

Merlin

25

Hunter

William

13

Hunter

William

16

Hunter

William

20

Hunter

William

21

Hunter

William

24

Hunter

William

26

Hunter

Wm

17

Hunter

Wm F

17

Hunting

Ed

40

Hunting

Edna

52

Hunting

99

Hutchings

George

61

Hutchings

Nola

38

Hutchings

61

Hyde

Creek

13

Hyde

Hugh

52

Hyde

Myrtle

52

Hyde

William H

91

Hydes

49

Hyes

Grace

52

Hyser

Wm

30

Ingraham

Leonard

23

Irons

William

Rev

64

Jacobs

John H

24

Jacob's Staff

10

Jacqua

Charles

21

Jameson

W F

66

Jessup

F C

23

Jessup

Lettie

55

Jewell

Albert

77

Johnson

Doris

75

Johnson

Earl

51

Johnson

Earl C

91

Johnson

Ernest W

91

Johnson

Helen

41

Johnson

Pauline

54

Johnston

Barton

11

Jorgenson

99

Judson

James F

27

Judson

34

June

Ralph

78

June

Ralph

79

Keech

Charles

87

Kempf

Emiel

99

Kent

Cyrus

31

Kick

H

Rev

70

Kies

William

family

104

Kitson

Gerald

Mr/Mrs

104

Knape

Industries

84

Knape

99

Knapp

John

Rev

72

Kraas

Herbert

92

Krause

A K

88

Krause

Adolph

Mr/Mrs

95

Krause

Adolph

104

Krause

Adolph K

47

Krause

Adolph K

88

Krause

Adolph K

90

Krause

Adolph K

91

Krause

Bobby

104

Krause

Dick

104

Krause

Dorthea

89

Krause

Elizabeth

90

Krause

G A

82

Krause

G A

83

Krause

G A

Mr&Mrs

87

Krause

G A

87

Krause

G A

90

Krause

G A

91

Krause

Gordon

104

Krause

Jack

104

Krause

Janet

104

Krause

John

104

Krause

Luie

104

Krause

O A

88

Krause

Otto A

83

Krause

Otto A

88

Krause

Patsey

104

Krause

V W

83

Krause

V W

88

Krause

Victor

Mr/Mrs

95

Krause

Victor W

88

Krause

Victor W

Mr/Mrs

104

Krause

Win

104

Krause

23

Krause-Hirth

Co

43

Krause-Hirth

81

Krose

Road

21

Kunst

Raymond

Mr/Mrs

70

Lamb

Merritt

106

Langlade (de)

Charles Michael

10

Langridge

Drugs

77

Langridge

99

Lapham

18

Lapham

Amy Ann

22

Lapham

Amy Ann

48

Lapham

Barney

21

Lapham

E B

34

Lapham

Embra B

48

Lapham

Embra B

89

Lapham

Harriet

21

Lapham

Helen J

6

Lapham

Helen J

22

Lapham

Smith

6

Lapham

Smith

14

Lapham

Smith

15

Lapham

Smith

16

Lapham

Smith

20

Lapham

Smith

21

Lapham

Smith

23

Lapham

Smith

24

Lapham

Smith

25

Lapham

Smith

37

Lapham

Smith

Sawmill

48

Lapham

Smith

Rev

73

Lapham

Smith

89

Lapham

House

11

Lapham

sawmill

22

Lawew

E L

30

Leach

Collins

13

Leavitt

33

Lockerby

Frankie

51

Lockerby

M M

40

London

Jack

99

Long

John

18

Long

61

Loomis

Chas

40

Lovelace

Myrtle

18

Lowe

Manson

Rev

71

Luidens

Jack

Rev

70

Lunn

Taylor Shop

41

Lyon

Lucius

10

MacAuley

John

77

Maccombs

Virginia

106

Magoon

Roger Dale

Rev

69

Markins

M C

30

Martin

Emilie S

41

Martin

Helen M

106

Martin

Miss

51

Mason

Hazel

Mrs

23

McArthur

R V

77

McBride

C Glen

92

McBride

C Glenn

87

McBride

Glenn

Mr/Mrs

104

McBride

87

McBride

Grocery

87

McEwan

E J

51

McFarland

Flats

11

McFarland

Restaurant

87

McMillan

Ernest

52

McMillan

Myrtle

106

McMillan

Neal

40

McMillan

Neal

75

McMillan

Neal

77

McNaughton

H D

52

Meriman

Mrs

52

Merithew

John

67

Merriman

Harvey

52

Merriman

L H

52

Miller

C

30

Mooley

17

Mooley

Sawmill

48

Moore

Earl

79

Moravian

Indian

10

Morningstar

87

Morningstar

Jacob

24

Morrison

James A

10

Morrison

Kenneth R

52

Morrison

Citgo Serv

64

Morrison

99

Morton

Motors

76

Morton

99

Mueller

Kenneth

Rev

72

Muir

James G

87

Muir

Sofa

52

Munro

James

52

Myers

Edith

61

Myers

Lake

12

Nelson

Aileen

104

Nelson

Anthony A

Rev

64

Nelson

Noel

104

Ne-SAW-Je_won

106

Newcomb

Lucy

11

Newman

99

North

Robert

87

Obets

Wallace L

47

O'Brien

Ed

Sr

33

Ogle

George A

106

Omer

99

O'Neil

Selma

75

O'Neil

Selma

78

O'Neil

Selma

79

Osterhout

E L

40

Osterhout

E L

40

Ottawa

Indian

10

Owen

Mrs

30

Pease

Denver

Rev

68

Peppler

Julius F

92

Petersen

99

Peterson

Rex

99

Petterson

G E

Rev

68

Pettingill

B J

20

Pettingill

Benjamin

20

Pharmacy

Don

7

Picket

Albert L

24

Picket

Albert L

74

Pickett

Albert L

20

Pickett

Albert L

48

Pierce

Mortuary

80

Pierce

99

Pierce

106

Piper

Amy Ann

48

Piper

Edward L

48

Piper

Edward L

87

Platt

Buck

99

Plumb

Florence

52

Podhajski

Joseph J

Rev

69

Podhajski

Joseph J

Rev

69

Pope

H G

47

Pope

H G

47

Porter

Cecil

11

Porter

Cecil

35

Porter

Cecil

40

Porter

Cecil

55

Porter

D

& sons

39

Porter

Gene

9

Porter

Harvey

26

Post

Lynn

Mr

104

Postal

Eeanor Schultz

56

Potter

Mike

77

Potter

Myron A

77

Potter

49

Powell

V

30

Powell

Volney

Rev

29

Powell

39

Powers

40

Prescott

Francis

61

Price

99

Quigley

Mae

89

Rathbun

23

Rex

84

Reynolds

W B

40

Rice

Daryl

54

Rice

Gail

54

Rice

Lake

7

Richards

Vera

52

Richardson

A O

75

Richmond

O H

40

Rinkeveczie

Clark

46

Rinkeviczie

John

81

Rippey

Orpha

52

Rogue Rex

Shoes

84

Rollenhagen

99

Root

Jack

30

Root

Jack

99

Rounds

49

Rounds

53

Ryan

Truck Rental

48

Sage

Louie

52

Saunders

Geo T

40

Saunders

George T

35

Saunders

George T

65

Saunders

Hall

35

Saunders

Building

36

Scarlett

99

Schawb

99

Schomaker

W

40

Schultz

Eleanor

56

Schwab

John C

47

Schwab

47

Schwab

Oil Co

64

Sears

C F

99

Sears

Leigh E

91

Sears-Coon

79

Seelers

L M

40

Seeley

Nola

38

Shafer

Willard

52

Shank

Henry

20

Shipper

Kenneth

100

shogren

Elmer

75

Sieur de La Salle

Rene Robert

8

Simmons

Mildred

62

Simons

Pete

84

Simons

Peter

92

Simons

Peter

99

Smith

J L

35

Smith

Olga

92

Smith

Ronald

92

Smith

Roy

and family

104

Snauble

Faith

104

Snauble

Faith M

75

Snyder

A W

30

Souffrou

Lulu

55

Souffrou

Lulu

57

Sowerby

Margaret

Mrs

104

Speaker

T L

36

Speaker

T L

99

Spinner

Harold

Mr/Mrs

104

Spore

Carla A

41

spore

Clara Dunton

75

Spore

Judson

42

Spore

Judson

75

Spore

Judson M

74

Spore

Judson M

75

Spore

Judson M

76

Spores

Judson W

Milinery

41

Sprout

G M

51

Squires

Doris Johnston

75

Squires

Ross

42

Squires

Ross

45

Squires

Samuel

60

Steed

Robert

Mr&Mrs

73

Stegman

Bertha

52

Stelma

99

Stevens

Winnie

79

Stilwell

Hiram

61

Stilwell

Hiram

63

Stilwell

61

Stinson

H N

32

Stinson

H N

35

Stinson

Horatio N

65

Stinson

Horation N

25

Stinson

Hall

35

Stoll

Earl

Mr/Mrs

104

Stoll

Earl D

92

Stoll

5 & 10

88

Stone

Pool Room

87

Stoner

J J

39

Stoner

Kenneth

76

Stoner

Kenneth

77

Stowell

Rose Brantner

87

Stowell & Son

87

Strong

Edwin B

Dr

23

Sturdivant

87

Styer

James

91

Summery

Wm W

30

Swinehart

Ernest

92

Swinehart

Evelyn

92

Taber

39

Tanner

C B

67

Tanner

C B

Mrs

67

Teesdale

Lynn

79

Tek-e-nik

Lake

14

Terry

39

Thatcher

W H

25

Thomas

J M

40

Thomas

Jaques

30

Thomas

John

30

Thomson

D D

30

Thornton

William

18

Thornton

William

19

Thornton

William

20

Thornton

William

21

Thornton

William

22

Thornton

William

24

Thornton

William

27

Thornton

William

48

Thornton

William

89

Titche

Claude

81

Tower

Adelbert A

80

Tower

Del

44

Tower

Del

80

Tower

Winslow

25

Tower

39

Trapp

Janice

Miss

104

Troutman

99

Truax

Charles

Mr/Mrs

104

Truax

99

Turner

Charles

92

Turner

William

25

Tuttle

Robt

30

Underwood

Margaret

33

Ungvary

Alex

Rev

71

VanHouten

Rose

75

VanNoller

Bert

Rev

72

Venman

Landscape

50

Venman

99

Verns

Market

39

Vogler

Roger

92

Waid

George

Mrs

7

Waite

Ruth

52

Walker

Lucy

18

Walker

Lucy

19

Wall

Ella

52

Wallen

Albert

72

Walters

A A

44

Watkins

E C

40

Watkins

Eb

30

Watkins

John

61

Watkins

Roy

44

Watkins

Roy

52

Watkins

39

Watkins

61

Waugh

David

65

Webster

Gordon

Rev

70

Weller

Elmer

Mr/Mrs

104

Weller

F

30

Wellington

99

Wells

Frank

52

Wells

W Tom

60

Wells

W Tom

92

Wells

99

Whitall

99

White

23

Whitfield

99

Wilkinson

Ernest

Mr/Mrs

104

Wilkinson

Lewis H

77

Williams

Henry R

24

Williams

Henry R

24

Williams

Henry R

106

Williams

James S

Rev

71

Williams

James S

Rev

72

Wills

Robert

99

Wilson

78

Wiltsie

E William

61

Wingard

Ray

76

Wolven

Edmond R

97

Wolven

Edmond R

99

Wolven

Muriel

88

Wolven

83

Wood

Lena

Mrs

104

Woodland

Indians

8

Woodruff

Eleanor

52

Worden

29

Yen

D Y

90

Young

Bernie

92

Young

W A

58

Young

W A

99

Young

W A

Mr/Mrs

104

Young

W C

Dr&Mrs

47

Young

W C

79

Young

W Crawford

47

Zuck

Harry

Mr

104

Zuck

Harry E

92

Location: Grand Rapids Main Special Collection,  M977.455 B892F
Transcriber: Susan Irwin
Created: 18 February 2004
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/towns/rockford/historyindex.html