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


This database contains names taken from "Welcome Home Our Heroes: West New York and Guttenberg," published in 1919. The names are from a list published in the booklet. While the list contains more than 1,600 names, We cannot be sure this is a comprehensive list of all the soldiers who lived in West New York and Guttenberg. An asterisk in Column 4 denotes that soldier "made the supreme sacrifice." All names have been spelled as listed in the booklet.


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Photo Credit: Detail of "US 64th regiment celebrate the Armistice" U.S. Army photo, U.S. National Archives, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.