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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - Holland American Line Pier, Hoboken, N.J.
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Holland American Line Pier, Hoboken, N.J.
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - City Hall
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - Hoboken Steps, Hoboken, N.J.
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Hoboken Steps, Hoboken, N.J.

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1824 - First ferry service in U.S. opened between Hoboken and Manhattan

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1846 - June 19 - First organized game of baseball: played in Hoboken.
The New York Knickerbocker Club plays the New York Club in the first baseball game at the Elysian...Read MORE...

News  1854 - ALARMING ACCIDENT AT HOBOKEN. FALL OF THE BARCLAY STREET FERRY BRIDGE. ONE HUNDRED PERSONS THROWN INTO THE WATER - SEVERAL SUPPOSED DROWNED - MIRACULOUS ESCAPE OF HUNDREDS ON THE BRIDGE.
An accident of the most painful and alarming nature occurred between 5 and 6 o'clock last evening,...Read MORE...

News  1873 - TORNADO IN JERSEY.
A few minutes after the heavy rain-storm had commenced in Hoboken, about 5 o'clock yesterday...Read MORE...

News  1905 - BIG FIRE IN HOBOKEN. DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA AND WESTERN'S TERMINAL DESTROYED. ENTIRE WATER FRONT IN PERIL.
TWO FERRY BOATS RUINED AND MUCH WHARF PROPERTY DAMAGED BY FIERCE FLAMES - THE LOSS WILL BE OVER...Read MORE...

1916
Hoboken, ho'bo-ken, a city and port of entry of Hudson co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Hudson...Read MORE...

News  1921 - 12 DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE; TWO INQUIRIES BEGUN IN HOBOKEN. POLICE SEEK CAUSE OF BLAZE WHILE PROSECUTER INVESTIGATES CONDUCT OF HOSTELRY. SEVEN BODIES IDENTIFIED.
SHOES, RINGS AND SCORCHED REMNANTS OF CLOTHING GIVE CLUES IN SEVERAL CASES.
WOMAN DIES IN...Read MORE...

News  1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
...Hoboken Ferry Halted.
Ferry operations between New York and Hoboken, N. J., were suspended...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Avicolli
flag  Josephine Theresa AVICOLLI (12 November 1917, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 3 February 1995, Springfield, Vermont, USA)

Clark
flag  Thomas CLARK (1840, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 6 September 1861, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA)

Kelsey
flag  Delia Conger KELSEY (2 June 1877, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 7 March 1963, Staten Island, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


CLARK
flag  Thomas CLARK (1840, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 6 September 1861, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA)
 

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