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Weehawken, New Jersey Firefighters 1891-1999

Names and information on over 500 firefighters who served Weehawken, New Jersey as paid or volunteers from the time the department was founded until it closed in 1999 to become the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue.

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Civil War Veterans Buried in G.A.R. Memorial Plot in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City

Transcription of Burial Index for interments in G.A.R. Memorial Plot, Gilliam Van Houten Post No. 3, 94 Belmont Avenue, Jersey City

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Hudson County WWII First Round Draftees

Index of nearly 170 young men from Hudson County New Jersey drawn in the first round draft lottery in 1940

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West New York Memorial High School Yearbook "The Humanist"

Names of graduates from West New York Memorial High School in the 1920s have been indexed in this database. Currently the June 1922 and January 1923 graduates have been indexed.

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Databases - Death

The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society is proud to host a number databases for aiding genealogical research. If you have ancestors in Hudson County, perhaps one of the databases below could help. If you found one to be especially useful feel free to rate it by clicking a star (5 stars is best). Ratings help us deterimine what the community would like to see more.

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The Bayonne Herald & Greenville Register
Death Notices

Nearly 1,700 deaths published in "The Herald" from 1901 to 1915

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The Bayonne Times Death Notices 1915-1945

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Civil War Veterans Buried in G.A.R. Memorial Plot in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City

Transcription of Burial Index for interments in G.A.R. Memorial Plot, Gilliam Van Houten Post No. 3, 94 Belmont Avenue, Jersey City

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Civil War Veterans Buried in Jersey City

A Listing of Civil War veterans buried in Jersey City/Harsimus Cemetery courtesy of Bob MacAvoy

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Civil War Veterans Buried in Jersey City / Harsimus Cemetery

A Listing of Civil War veterans buried in Jersey City/Harsimus Cemetery courtesy of Bob MacAvoy

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Civil War Veterans Buried in Speer Cemetery

A Listing of Civil War veterans buried in Speer Cemetery courtesy of Bob MacAvoy

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Dempsey & Sons Funeral Home Record Books - Bayonne

Dempsey & Sons Funeral home operated for about 100 years, from late 1850s to about 1947 with offices in Bayonne and Staten Island. These records of the Bayonne office were provided by the Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Inc., Staten Island, NY.

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Holy Name Cemetery Burial Index

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The Hudson Observer Death Notices

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UPDATED JANUARY 27, 2010


The Jersey Journal Death Notices

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Old Bergen Reformed Church Deaths

A selection of deaths in the Jersey City church from 1664-1850

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Union City Deaths 1936-1946 (1880-1951)

This database includes 326 names and death dates of individuals who died in the Union City vicinity between 1936 and 1946, although there are also some entries from the early part of the century. Information was obtained from the "Journal Registers of Charles L. McCarthy, Sr.", a Union City police officer of the period. Provided by James M. Miller (Great Grandson of Charles L McCarthy Sr)

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Union Hill Soldier Deaths During World War I

A database of residents of Union Hill, Hudson County, who were killed or died during the World War April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918.

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NEW MAY 3, 2010

West Hoboken Soldier Deaths During World War I

A database of residents of West Hoboken who were killed or died during the World War April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918.

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World War I Casualties from Bayonne

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World War I Casualties from Hudson City

Hudson City Residents Who Gave Their Lives During World War I: The "America Triumphant" Memorial

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World War II Bayonne Soldier Deaths

The Official list of 300 soldiers from Bayonne who fought and died in service during World War II

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