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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 - Military

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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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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Civil War Veterans Buried in Jersey City / Harsimus Cemetery

A Listing of Civil War veterans buried in Jersey City/Harsimus Cemetery courtesy of Bob MacAvoy

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Civil War Veterans Buried in Speer Cemetery

A Listing of Civil War veterans buried in Speer Cemetery courtesy of Bob MacAvoy

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Hudson County Civil War Veterans

Extracted from the 1890 Special Census for Civil War veterans this database of Hudson County veterans was created by Bob MacAvoy.

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Hudson County Resident World War II Veteran Citations

Residents of Hudson County who received military citations for service during World War II.

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Hudson County World War II First Round Draftees

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

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Union Hill Soldier Deaths During World War I

A database of residents of Union Hill, Hudson County, who were killed or died during the World War April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918.

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NEW MAY 3, 2010

West Hoboken Soldier Deaths During World War I

A database of residents of West Hoboken who were killed or died during the World War April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918.

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West New York & Guttenberg
World War I "Roll of Honor"

Over 1600 residents of West New York and Guttenberg, Hudson County, NJ that served in World War I. These names are taken from "Welcome Home Our Heroes: West New York and Guttenberg," published in 1919.

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West New York World War II Veterans

Courtesy of the West New York Library's Estela Longo, Alan Ballester, and Weiliang Lai this is an index of 1,950 names of resident veterans mentioned in area newspaper clippings.

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World War I Casualties from Bayonne

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World War I Casualties from Hudson City

Hudson City Residents Who Gave Their Lives During World War I: The "America Triumphant" Memorial

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World War II Bayonne Soldier Deaths

The Official list of 300 soldiers from Bayonne who fought and died in service during World War II

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