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Three-Mile Run Needs A Minister

New Jersey 04 Mar 2014
At this time the early dutch settlers had the beginnings of a community, but lacked a proper minister to tend to their spiritual needs. The settlers banded together to fund a minister from Holland.  They created a request and subscribed their names to that request.  They were:   Ge...
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Exploration Of Cape May

New Jersey 02 Mar 2014
      Cape May was actually discovered in 1609 by Sir Henry Hudson. However, in 1620, the same year the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey explored New Jersey and the Delaware Bay area. He declared the climate of these fruitful lands as good as his hom...
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Hudson County Basics

New Jersey 14 Feb 2014
Hudson County, the smallest county in New Jersey and one of the most densely populated in United States, is located on the Hudson River, which creates part of its eastern border. Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is its largest city and county seat. As of the 2010 United States...
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Green Township, Sussex NJ

New Jersey 16 Mar 2014
Green Township Sussex County NJ from HISTORICAL DIRECTORY OF SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ COMPILED BY: EDWARD A. WEBB 1872   Green township has Hampton and Andover on the northeast; Byram is south-east; its south-west boundary line separates it from Warren County; its north-west from Stillwater. The su...
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Morris County In The Revolution

New Jersey 02 Mar 2014
Men from Morris County, New Jersey who Served in the American Revolution Compiled by Barbara Hoskins BALL, Aaron b. 1745 d. 1835 Enlisted 1776 as a private in Capt. William Britton's Co., Morris Co., NJ militia (S-499). He was born in Connecticut Farms; married Patty Wade; died in Elizabeth, NJ....
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Freylinghuysen, Europe To Somerset NJ

New Jersey 04 Mar 2014
    Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen was born at Lingen, in East-Frieslang, now the northwest part of the kingdom of Hanover, about the year 1691. He was the son of Johannes Henricus Frelinghuysen, pastor of the Reformed Dutch church in that place, and a brother of Matthias Dav...
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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