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Historical Society

New Jersey 22 Mar 2014
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Knowlton Township

New Jersey 10 Aug 2014
             Knowlton Township is a township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.                 Knowlton Township was created by Royal charter on February 23, 1763, from portions of Oxford Township, while th...
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Lambertville Nj, Cholera Epidemic

New Jersey 04 Mar 2014
The following is taken from "Early History of Lambertville, NJ. 1703-1903".  It is an interesting account of how the populace attempted to protect themselves, care for others, and survive various plagues.         Just below the present rubber mill on Main street a vi...
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City Charter of New Brunswick

New Jersey 07 Mar 2014
On the thirtieth day of December, 1730, two weeks before New York was incorporated as a city. King George II. bestowed on New Brunswick, under the great seal of the Crown, its first city charter.* The inhabitants agreed in consideration of the privileges granted by this precio...
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New Jersey Blues

New Jersey 02 Mar 2014
From The Hereditary Register of the United States of America Published by The Hereditary Register Publications 444 West Camelback Rd., Suite 305, Phoenix, AZ 85013 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 77-82348         The Ancient and Honourable Order of the Jersey Blues w...
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Settling The Raritan

New Jersey 04 Mar 2014
Initial colonization was sparse.  The area having been inhabited primarily by TREES.  There were some "Raritangs" or Native Americans that had moved up from the south to occupy the region for a time.   When the settlement of the country commenced, a few families came from New-...
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County Date Mentor
Atlantic 1837 Susan
Bergen 1683  
Burlington 1694  
Camden 1844  
Cape May 1692 Susan
Cumberland 1748 Susan
Essex 1683 Ronald
Gloucester 1686  
Hudson 1840  
Hunterdon 1714 Ronald
Mercer 1838  
Middlesex 1683  
Monmouth 1683
Morris 1739  
Ocean 1850  
Passaic 1837  
Salem 1694  
Somerset 1688 Ronald
Sussex 1753 Ronald
Union 1857  
Warren 1824