Categories Appearances The Story of Emma Jones Post author By Michael Kleen Post date December 30, 2009 2 Comments on The Story of Emma Jones “Emma Jones,” from my appearance at the Rockford Public Library on October 17, 2009: Rate this:Share this:EmailTweetShare on TumblrPrintMorePocketTelegramWhatsAppLike this:Like Loading... Related Tags Illinois, Rockford ← Haunting the Prairie: A Tourist’s Guide – Limited Edition! → Pictures from the IGH Open House in DeKalb 2 replies on “The Story of Emma Jones” […] Emma Pauline Jones was a Norwegian immigrant who lived at this home (built in 1856) in Rockford, Illinois from the 1920s into the 1950s. Her husband Frank was often away on business, and she spent much of her time with her two beloved Dalmatians, Moxie and Channing. After her husband died in 1941, Emma—who was 66 years old—continued to live with her faithful dogs, but after they passed on, she began to descend into loneliness and dementia. She spent her twilight years sitting in a rocking chair, waiting for loved ones who would never return. […] LikeLike Dear Michael, I have edited several books for Sam Moffie, who recently gave me your name. If you have an interest in my services please get in touch at email@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you. Devra Bastiaens LikeLike What are your thoughts? Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.