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Newark, New Jersey, USA

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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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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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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 ...Read MORE...

News  1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on...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...Read MORE...

News  1900 - TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE. TEN PERSONS INJURED AT NEWARK, N.J., IN ACCIDENT.
Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car ...Read MORE...

News  1905 - FIVE WOMEN BADLY BURNED. TWO OF THEM MAY DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES.
Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire...Read MORE...

1906
Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of ...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 ...Read MORE...

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

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nichols
flag  Anthony Dey NICHOLS (7 May 1857, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 16 April 1915, Winter Park, Florida, USA) gravestone

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

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

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

Shipman
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)

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

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

Wildman
flag  George W. WILDMAN (27 May 1832, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 21 October 1861, Danbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 107 ancestors who died in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1891
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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