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Port Jervis, New York, USA

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Where is Port Jervis, New York, USA? 

Port Jervis is a city on the Delaware River in western Orange County, New York. The communities of Deerpark, Huguenot, Sparrowbush, and Greenville are adjacent to Port Jervis, and the towns of Montague, New Jersey and Matamoras, Pennsylvania face the city across the respective state borders.Wikipedia

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Port Jervis, New York, USA - Port Jervis and Vicinity
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Port Jervis, New York, USA

Port Jervis and Vicinity
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.

Port Jervis, New York, USA - The Erie Limited Speeding Through The Mountains Near Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA

The Erie Limited Speeding Through The Mountains Near Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA - Opera House, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA

Opera House, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA - Delaware River Bridge, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA

Delaware River Bridge, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA - St. Francis Hospital, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Port Jervis, New York, USA

St. Francis Hospital, Port Jervis, N.Y.

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News  1868 - The boiler of a locomotive exploded at Port Jervis, N. Y., on the 17th, instantly killing the engineer, Fred Hardenburg.
The fireman was in front of the engine and escaped unharmed. Hardenburg was carried over the top of ...Read MORE...

News  1869 - The employes of the Erie Railroad work shops in Buffalo and Port Jervis were on a strike on the 18th.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
October 23, 1869
News  1869 - Locomotive Explosions
July 18. Explosion of locomotive No. 294, on the Erie Railway, at Port Jervis, New York. The engine ...Read MORE...

News  1875 - Neversink House Fire
The Neversink House, a Summer hotel at Port Jervis Depot, N. Y., owned by F. Mertz caught fire from ...Read MORE...

News  1876 - Christmas
THE POST OFFICE ON CHRISTMAS.
The postoffice will be opened on Christmas day from 9 to 10 a.m. and ...Read MORE...

News  1885 - A Port Jervis man has concluded that if there can be a scarecrow there can also be a scarebug.
So he stuck a little stake in the middle of his cucumber hills on which he has attached a small...Read MORE...

News  1902 - FIRE AT PORT JERVIS, N.Y. DELAWARE HOUSE BURNED AND SEVENTEEN HORSES PERISH - LOSS ESTIMATED AT $75,000, WITH $20,000 INSURANCE.
Port Jervis, N.Y., Aug. 30. - A fire started from spontaneous combustion in the hayloft of...Read MORE...

1906
Port Jervis, a post-village and summer-resort of Orange co., N.Y., on the Delaware River, J mile...Read MORE...

1955 - Hurricane Diane - NINE DEATHS REPORTED IN EASTERN PA. 650 YOUNGSTERS MAROONED; RAIN REACHES 9 INCHES.
...While Pennsylvania was hardest hit by what was left by Hurricane DIANE, there were floods...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Cuddeback
flag  Jacob Gumaer CUDDEBACK (13 March 1799, Port Jervis, New York, USA - 8 April 1863, Milford, Pike, Pennsylvania, USA)

Hornbeck
flag  Blandina HORNBECK (5 May 1800, Port Jervis, New York, USA - 8 May 1832, )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Decker
immigrant flag  Jan Gerritsen DECKER (23 April 1640, Husum,, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - 1717, Port Jervis, New York, USA) gravestone

Westbrook
flag  Zara (Sarah) WESTBROOK (10 June 1694, Kingston, New York, USA - 20 December 1766, Port Jervis, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1796
Saffrein HORNBECK (1780 - July 1806) & Hannah DECKER (1784 - )
married 29 September 1796
 

Cemeteries in Port Jervis, New York, USA

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