Newark, New Jersey, USA - Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.
Newark, New Jersey, USA

Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.

Newark, New Jersey, USA - City Hall
Newark, New Jersey, USA

City Hall

Newark, New Jersey, USA - Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)
Newark, New Jersey, USA

Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)

Newark, New Jersey, USA - Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.
Newark, New Jersey, USA

Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.

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Where is Newark, New Jersey, USA? 

Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA
Settled in 1666 by Puritans from New Haven Colony, Newark is one of the oldest European cities in the United States. Its location at the mouth of the Passaic River (where it flows into Newark Bay), has made the city's waterfront an integral part of the Port of New York and New Jersey...wikipedia

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1666 - Newark founded
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News  1872 - Admitted to Public School
The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 16, 1872
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News  1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on Railroad place, in the rear of No. 90 River street, belonging to T. B. Peddle and W. O. Hadly, and run by J. Riudad, the lumber yards belonging to the same parties, J. W. Poiner's lumber yard and J. Cook's ...Read MORE...

News  1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

Special to The Inquirer.
NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed by shrieks of agony, startled people in and near the Broad Street Station of the Central Railroad here at 11:20 this morning. The detonation shook...Read MORE...

Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car collision, but at a late hour no fatalities had resulted. The accident happened on Belleville avenue at a point where there is a slight down grade. Car. No. 708, in charge of Motorman WILLIAM McLANE, ...Read MORE...

Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire which destroyed the hardware factory of M. Gould Sons & Co. at night.

The injured are:
MINNIE GARRITY, aged fifteen.
CARRIE RUMMER, aged sixteen.
SADIE SCHAFER, aged eighteen.
MARY SCHWENCH, aged...

Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its entrance into Newark Bay and 9 miles W. of New York city, with which it is connected by the Central R. of New Jersey and the Pennsylvania, the Lackawanna,...Read MORE...

News  1911 - Killed At Top Of A Pole. Newark Lineman’s Body Tumbles to Street In View of Hundreds.
Floyd Sexton, 36 years old, a telegraph lineman of Newark, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon by contact with a live electric light wire on a pole at the corner of Mulberry and Green Streets, that city. Hundreds of persons saw Sexton’s body fall from the pole.

Sexton had been employed for...

1921 - October 1 - WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting
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1967 - Riot
Riot in Newark, New Jersey kills 26 and causes $10 million in damage resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Jeanette Adair (1850, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 19 February 1874, Newark, New Jersey, USA)

flag  Kegeah Baldwin (1681, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 1750, , New Jersey, USA)

flag  Nelson Bavier (abt. 1852, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 11 September 1924, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)

flag  John W. Brown (1847, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 15 August 1870, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

 flag  Aaron Burr (6 February 1756, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 14 September 1836, Staten Island, New York, USA) gravestone

flag  Charles Dietorle (1852, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 24 January 1877, Hudson, New York, USA)

flag  Sarah Hampson (1845, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 27 October 1872, Newark, New Jersey, USA)

flag  Theodora White Hodecker (26 June 1911, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 28 February 1998, Newtown, Connecticut, USA)

flag  Samuel Huntington (April 1663, Newark, New Jersey, USA - , )

flag  Frederick Arthur Jacquen (01 January 1866, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 21 August 1936, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)

flag  Anthony Dey Nichols (May 1857, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 16 April 1915, Winter Park, Florida, USA)

flag  Clara Penniman (1834, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 17 March 1870, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

flag  Samuel Riggs (1681, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 1770, Newark, New Jersey, USA)

flag  Richard Henry Sheridan (7 April 1863?, Newark, New Jersey, USA - , )

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Benjamin Shipman (1747, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 30 December 1825, Berkeley, Virginia, USA) gravestone
flag  Samuel Shipman (15 April 1722, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 1764, Rockaway, New Jersey, USA)

flag  Augusta Theurich (21 August 1886, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 26 February 1977, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

flag  Jane Tichenor (1705, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 1750, Essex, New Jersey, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Charles Stoeffler (8 May 1866 - 18 March 1945) & Louise Sophie Berner (10 December 1866 - 4 September 1952)
married 04 October 1891

Cemeteries in Newark, New Jersey, USA

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