Rock County, Wisconsin

What was new in 2003?

October 28, 2003--John on the move...

  • John Sill's excellent website about Avon township has moved. I've updated my link - do the same to yours if need be.

October 2, 2003--School Daze

  • Put up a series of articles from The Whitewater Register regarding the first school in Lima Township. Also added an article from The Clinton Banner about a quilt made for one of the teachers in 1862.

May 12, 2003-- Any information?

  • Put up a photograph of the sign marking the site of the Seventh-Day Baptist Rock River Church in Milton Township. Anyone have any more information on this church?

March 23, 2003-- Links here and there...

  • New link to a church history in Beloit (St. Paul's Catholic)

March 4, 2003-- Early money woes...

  • Just to put today in perspective, read about Janesville's early banks (written in 1909)

February 10, 2003-- Still playing catch-up...

  • Skavlem-Williams Log Cabin historical site in Clinton online (see Historical Markers & Sites)
  • Added histories for Janesville and Beloit cities from an 1858 book
  • Added histories of for villages, cities and townships from an 1853 book

February 4, 2003-- GenNet was down, so...

  • Updated link to John Sill's History of Avon, Wisconsin, website, and added his Avon information to this site (thanks John!)
  • New historical marker -- Route of Abraham Lincoln, 1832 and 1859
  • State Prisoners from Rock Co., 1869-1870 -- found other Other Histories
  • History of the settlement of Beloit (city)

What was new in 2002?

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