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Rogers Family Records

THE Rogers Family is among the forty-nine “best families” selected by the American Historical-Genealogical Society for whom the Society has published family histories during the past few years. The Rogers family has been prominent in the British Empire and in the United States, its members having played important r“les in war and in peace. Family



New Jersey Vital Records

Vital records, as their name suggests, are connected with central life events: birth, marriage, and death. Maintained by civil authorities, they are prime sources of genealogical information; but, unfortunately, official vital records are available only for relatively recent periods. These records, despite their recent creation in the United States, are critically important in genealogical research,



Herbert Genealogical Notes

Many years ago my dear Mother1) planned a history and genealogy of the Herbert family in America. After expending a great deal of effort and a considerable amount of time and money, she accumulated a certain amount of data, a lot of it just scattered information with no apparent relationship. She had circulars printed and



Biography of Abraham Snethen

Abraham Snethen and his wife, Elizabeth Stewart, were natives of Germany. They emigrated to America and settled in New Jersey, where they had eleven children, of whom the names of only seven are now remembered. They were William, John, Reuben, Polly, Lydia, Elizabeth, and Margaret. William married and settled in Kentucky in 1792, and in



Biography of Harry R. Whittelsey

Harry R. Whittelsey, president and manager of The Whittelsey Mercantile Company, which operates a chain of grocery stores in Topeka, and is one of the largest retail grocery firms in the state. A native of Redbank, New Jersey, Harry R. Whittelsey has been a resident of Topeka since. November 1, 1881, at which time he



Biographical Sketch of Luther C. Challis

Perhaps Luther C. Challis, nearly forty years a citizen of Atchison, is best known as a pioneer railroad man. He was born in New Jersey January 26, 1829, and for some years before moving West was engaged in business in Philadelphia and Boonville, Missouri. In 1855 he located in Atchison and joined his brother as



Marriages In The Village Of Bergen In New Jersey 1744-1754

1744 234 June 5. Albertus Spier, Y. M., born and living at Pemmerpog, and Orseltje Westervelt, Y. D., born and living at Hackensack. 235 August 20. Johannis Evers, Y. M., and Seytje Spier, Y. D. 236 October 20. Hartman Blinckerhoff, Y. M., and Claasie Van Houten, Y. D. 1745 237 June 14. Johannis Pryer, Y.



Marriages In The Village Of Bergen In New Jersey 1757 – 1788

1757 247 November 13. Klaas Vreland, Y. M., born at Gemoenepan, and Cattintje Ziph, Y. D., born at Bergen, were married December 1st by D. Jackson. 248 December 3. Joseph Waldron, Y. M., born at Rey, living at Pemmerpoch, and Antje Diedericks, Y. D., born and living at Bergen. 1758 249 December 10. Johannis Winne,



Marriages In The Village Of Bergen In New Jersey 1720-1730

1720 195 Eduard Jefferys, Y. M., born in O. England, and Mary Tamsen (widow of Joseph Tamsen) both living at Sicaakes. 1723 196 May 11. Elias Johannissen Vreeland, Y. M., born at Gemoenepan, and Marytje Van Hoorn, Y. D., born at Pemmerpog and both living at Gemoenepan. 197 May 11. Hendrik Vander Hoeven, Y. M.,



Marriages In The Village Of Bergen In New Jersey 1698-1708

1698 128 June 26. Pieter Gerbrants, Y. M., from Gemonepa, and Christyntje Juriaense, Y. D., from Bergen. Received certificate Aug. 7 to Hackensack. 129 July 31. Barend Hendrickse Spier, Y. M., and Kathalyntje Hendrickx, Y. D., both living at Pemmerpoch. Received certificate August 26, to Achquegnonck. 130 November 6. Dirck Straetmaker, Y. M., and Tryntje



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