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Camden, New Jersey, USA

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Camden, New Jersey, USA - Wood Lynne Park, Camden, N.J.
Camden, New Jersey, USA

Wood Lynne Park, Camden, N.J.
Camden, New Jersey, USA - Carnegie Library
Camden, New Jersey, USA

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Camden, New Jersey, USA - High School
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News  1860 - TERRIFIC TORNADO AT CAMDEN. DESTRUCTION OF A LARGE BUILDING. THREE MEN KILLED AND SEVERAL SLIGHTLY INJURED.
One of the most terrible tornadoes that have visited this part of the country for years, occurred...Read MORE...

News  1884 - A SHOCK OF EARTHQUAKE Felt Over a Large Region – A Vibratory Motion from Washington to Maine
...The shock in Camden, N. J., lasted about ten seconds and created considerable alarm. Every large ...Read MORE...

1885 - August 3 - A tornado hit Philadelphia and Camden along its eight mile path.

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News  1904 - 3 DEAD, 9 INJURED BY EXPLOSION. FIREWORKS PLANT AT CAMDEN, N.J., BLOWN TO ATOMS. COMPANY OFFICIALS ARRESTED.
Camden, N.J., May 24. - Three persons were killed and 10 others were injured, two of them probably...Read MORE...

News  1907 - BAD ACCIDENT NEAR CAMDEN. THREE ARE KILLED AND SEVENTEEN INJURED. DUE LARGELY TO A FOG. WRECKAGE ON FIRE, BUT THE LOCAL FIREMEN RENDER EFFICIENT AID.
(By Associated Press.)
Camden, N. J., Dec. 27. - Three persons were killed and seventeen injured...Read MORE...

News  1912 - ROOFS LIFTED BY CYCLONE STORM. Philadelphia and Camden swept by Tornado - Two Fatally Hurt.
Philadelphia, April 2. - Two women were fatally injured, scores of houses were unroofed and more...Read MORE...

1916
Camden, a city and port of delivery, capital of Camden co., N.J., on the Delaware River, opposite...Read MORE...

News  1917 - March 7 - 1st jazz record "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," recorded by Nick LaRocca Original Dixieland Jazz Band, released by RCA Victor in Camden NJ

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March 7, 1917
News  1933 - June 6 - 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden NJ)
The first drive-in movie theater opens in Pennsauken Tonwship, near Camden, New Jersey.
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June 6, 1933
News  1940 - CAMDEN FIRE LOSS SET AT TWO MILLION. SEARCH CONTINUES FOR NINE PERSONS REPORTED MISSING AFTER FIREMEN CONQUER FLAMES THAT CAUSE DEATH OF TWO - 54 HOUSES DESTROYED, RENDERING 1,000 WITHOUT HOMES -
200 HURT - CAUSE OF BURNING OIL AND CHEMICALS IN FACTORY NOT DETERMINED - PHILADELPHIA AND CHESTER...Read MORE...

1959 - July 21 - 1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Ahrens
flag  Alice M. AHRENS (25 November 1866, Camden, New Jersey, USA - 13 August 1915, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)

Chamberlain
flag  Cornelia CHAMBERLAIN (28 February 1766, Camden, New Jersey, USA - 15 January 1844, Richland, Ohio, USA) gravestone

Kerr
American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  David KERR (14 July 1750, Camden, New Jersey, USA - 3 May 1826, Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA) gravestone

Van Winkle
flag  Jacob Jacobse VAN WINKLE (16 October 1650, Camden, New Jersey, USA - 20 November 1724, Wallingen, Bergen, New Jersey, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Scerba
flag  Mary SCERBA (1895, , Slovakia - 04/02/1919, Camden, New Jersey, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1642
Jacob VAN WINKLE (abt. 1599 - 17 August 1657) & Tryntje JACOBS (abt. 1620 - 11 May 1677)
married abt. 1642
 

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