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History of Allamuchy and surrounding towns

New Jersey 16 Mar 2014
Allamuchy Township, named from its principal town, was formed from a part of Independence, in 1872. Allamuchy has the proud distinction of bearing its name longer than any other town in Warren County. Here from time immemorial was an Indian village called Allamuchahokkingen, or Allamucha, which i...
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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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Welcome to New Jersey

New Jersey 26 Sep 2014
Welcome to our discussion forums for the state of New Jersey.  We are beginning to place more content on our website in the hope you will find something of interest to you. In the coming weeks we will begin to add more information concerning the state.   If you have any historical or ge...
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Essex County Basics

New Jersey 14 Feb 2014
Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 783,969, making it the third-most populous county in the state, having dropped behind Middlesex County. Its county seat is Newark. It is part of the N...
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The Settlers Of West New Jersey

New Jersey 09 Feb 2014
The close of the seventeenth century in England was marked, in one respect, by a widespread interest concerning colonial affairs. The age of fable touching the mother country's transatlantic possessions, when effort was made to find the palm-crowned isles of the Indies at the headwaters of the Hu...
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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