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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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Holy Family Academy Alumni 1928-1955


Holy Family opened its doors for the first time in September, 1925, in the Clark residence at 115 West Eighth Street. The first students, six boys and forty-three girls, continued the commercial course they had begun at St. Mary's and graduated in June, 1926. Enrollment rapidly increased and soon the property at 109 and 119 West Eighth Street was acquired to meet the need. A four year program was initiated and the school, after being accredited, graduated its first four-year class in June 1929.

As the years passed, the faculty incorporated studies, activities, athletics and clubs to suit the individual tastes of the students. In 1949, the last coeducational class graduated from Holy Family. In 1954, the present building at 239 Avenue A was dedicated and shortly after the Marist Brothers began a school for young men in the Eighth Street buildings. Since 1954, building projects have expanded the Avenue A building.

This database contains the names and graduation year of Holy Family Academy Alumni from 1928-1955 and is the result of the work of Bill Miller who has given permission for The Hudson County Genealogical Society to post it on its web site for free access.


A Brief History of Holy Family Academy, Bayonne (HFA web site)

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