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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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Dempsey & Sons Funeral Home Record Books - Bayonne


Dempsey & Sons Funeral home operated for about 100 years, from late 1850s to about 1947 with offices in Bayonne and Staten Island. From over two dozen books obtained by the Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Staten Island, more than 20 years ago, the group is providing the Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society with indexes from the Bayonne office.

The information includes, name, date of death, address lived, location of death, parents names, where they were born, and in some cases interesting information like the cause of death, cemetery, location of grave, who paid the bill, who owns the deed to the cemetery, number of carriages ordered for the funeral and even the actual bill are included.

The index has been provided to the Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society courtesy of:

Lynn A. Rogers-Executive Director
Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Inc.
158 Myrtle Ave
Staten Island, New York 10310
SICemetery@gmail.com or 917-545-3309

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14 Oct 1896 - 15 Nov 1897 Dempsey & Sons Bayonne Record Book
28 Oct 1904 - 27 Dec 1905 Dempsey & Sons Bayonne Record Book

Download as Excel .xls (Sorted by Date):

14 Oct 1896 - 15 Nov 1897 Dempsey & Sons Bayonne Record Book
28 Oct 1904 - 27 Dec 1905 Dempsey & Sons Bayonne Record Book


If you've been collecting data on a particular aspect of Hudson County genealogy and would like to see your work posted here, please contact projects@HudsonCountyNJGenealogy.org

This database is the result of the work of Lynn R. Rogers-Executive Director, Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Inc. Staten Island who have given permission for The Hudson County Genealogical Society to post it on its web site for free access. 

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