122 N. Main Street USA

  • 200?-current – “Ma Vic’s”, owned by Vicki Lodder.
  • ?-? – “Susie’s”, owned by Susie Wright.
  • ?1986?-? – “Pam’s”, owned by Pam Bandy. She bought the restaurant from Bob’s daughters.
  • ~1975-? – Hungry Tiger Restaurant, owned by Bruce Swanson. Specialized in pizzas. After Bob passed away, his daughters ran the restaurant.
    • People who worked there:
      • Julie
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Erastus Taylor (1832-1909)

US Army, 1864-1865

Erastus Taylor was born in Elba, Genesee County, New York on December 24, 1832. On November 27, 1856 he married Elizabeth Malvina Howe, also of Elba. In 1858 they moved to western Wisconsin where Erastus farmed and taught school. Their first son, Manly Howe, was born February 25, 1859. January 16, 1862 … > More >

Mike Petska

Mike Petska came to the United States, from old Bohemia in about 1875 and found work in a Marble Factory in Chicago, Illinois.

In Chicago, he met Miss Kathryn Zindell, who had also come to Chicago, to be with an older sister. Though they both came from the same town they were not … > More >