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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 Veterans
of World War II


The West New York Veterans of WWII database of 1,950 names was provided thanks to the efforts of the West New York Library's Estela Longo, Alan Ballester, and Weiliang Lai from a series of 3 anonymously donated scrapbooks of newspaper clippings featuring those in the database. The library's Website: http://www.wnypl.org/info.asp

The page numbers referenced in the database refer to an image number showing the original newspaper clipping. These original clippings are available for viewing online.

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