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Weehawken, New Jersey Firefighters 1891-1999

Names and information on over 500 firefighters who served Weehawken, New Jersey as paid or volunteers from the time the department was founded until it closed in 1999 to become the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue.

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Civil War Veterans Buried in G.A.R. Memorial Plot in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City

Transcription of Burial Index for interments in G.A.R. Memorial Plot, Gilliam Van Houten Post No. 3, 94 Belmont Avenue, Jersey City

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Hudson County WWII First Round Draftees

Index of nearly 170 young men from Hudson County New Jersey drawn in the first round draft lottery in 1940

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West New York Memorial High School Yearbook "The Humanist"

Names of graduates from West New York Memorial High School in the 1920s have been indexed in this database. Currently the June 1922 and January 1923 graduates have been indexed.

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Databases - Member Only

The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society is proud to host a number databases for aiding genealogical research. If you have ancestors in Hudson County, perhaps one of the databases below could help. If you found one to be especially useful feel free to rate it by clicking a star (5 stars is best). Ratings help us deterimine what the community would like to see more.

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Bayonne, New Jersey City Directory 1914-1915

Browse the original pages of this Bayonne city directory with our interactive viewer.

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The Descendants of Jacob Wallingen Van Winkle

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Hudson County Photographers Active Before 1900

Of the approximately 3,000 photographers active in New Jersey before 1900, a substantial number worked in Hudson County. This database compiled by Monmouth County Archivist Gary D. Saretzky provides studio names, addresses and dates of operation that can help date your photos.

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