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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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Union City Deaths 1936-1946 (1880-1951)

This database includes 326 names and death dates of individuals who died in the Union City vicinity between 1936 and 1946, although there are also some entries from the early part of the century. Information was obtained from the "Journal Registers of Charles L. McCarthy, Sr.", a Union City police officer of the period. Provided by James M. Miller (Great Grandson of Charles L McCarthy Sr)

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Databases - Union City

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.

Note: These are the databases specifically about Union City or its previously separate towns Union Hill and West Hoboken. Union City residents may appear in other databases as well.


Union City Deaths 1936-1946 (1880-1951)

This database includes 326 names and death dates of individuals who died in the Union City vicinity between 1936 and 1946, although there are also some entries from the early part of the century. Information was obtained from the "Journal Registers of Charles L. McCarthy, Sr.", a Union City police officer of the period. Provided by James M. Miller (Great Grandson of Charles L McCarthy Sr)

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Union City/West Hoboken Police Force Appointees 1879-1946

Appointments of Union City and West Hoboken Police officers from 1879-1946 (incomplete) from the "Journal Registers of Charles L McCarthy Sr," a police officer in West Hoboken and Union City from 1901 to 1927. Provided by James M. Miller (Great Grandson of Charles L McCarthy Sr)

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Union City Street Name Changes

On January 2, 1926 most of the street names in West Hoboken and Union Hill were changed to reflect their merger into the town of Union City. This shows the old and new names.

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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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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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