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Hunterdon County Basics

New Jersey 14 Feb 2014
Hunterdon County is located in the western section of the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 128,349. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area. Its county seat is Flemington.    Hunterdon County was separated from Burlington County on M...
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Blairstown, NJ

New Jersey 16 Mar 2014
History of Blairstown, NJ From History of Warren County, NJ By George Wyckoff Cummins, Ph. D., M. D. Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1911     CHAPTER XV. BLAIRSTOWN. Blairstown is named in honor of John I. Blair, its most prominent citizen, and was erected from Knowlton in 1845. A...
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Harmony NJ

New Jersey 16 Mar 2014
History of Harmony, NJ From History of Warren County, NJ By George Wyckoff Cummins, Ph. D., M. D. Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1911     CHAPTER XXI. HARMONY.   Harmony was formed in 1839 from parts of Greenwich and Oxford, but lost a portion of its territory on the formation...
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New Netherland

New Jersey 09 Feb 2014
IN COMMON with other maritime nations of Western Europe, the upbuilding of Spain, by reason of her West India trade, led Holland to seek in the New World equal if not greater commercial prestige. The cause was one that appealed to the Dutch. Hating Spain with deadly hatred, ambitious to test her...
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Frelinghuysen, NJ

New Jersey 16 Mar 2014
History of Frelinghuysen, NJ From History of Warren County, NJ By George Wyckoff Cummins, Ph. D., M. D. Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1911     CHAPTER XVI FRELINGHUYSEN. Frelinghuysen is named in honor of the Hon. Theodore Frelinghuysen, attorney-general of New Jersey, a United S...
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Wiretown, NJ

New Jersey 14 Jul 2014
So far I have not been able to find very much about this town.  In a single death notice from 1879 Rebecca Sidner's birth place was indicated to be in Wiretown.  I guess this is a search worth some time.  Hopefully the death notice was not in error.  I can't find the town in a...
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New Jersey Counties

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