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Date Created1801-2016
DescriptionThis marker designates the location of a burial ground for African American residents of Bedminster, both free men and slaves. Research by members of the Somerset County Historical Society uncovered...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861), Contemporary America (1968-present)
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AuthorTaylor, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Cook)
Date Created1861
DescriptionSermon preached by Rev. Benjamin C. Taylor, pastor, in Bergen Reformed Church on 2nd Samuel 10:12 - "Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people and for the cities of our God: and the...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
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Date Created1791
DescriptionList of possessions of landholder and farmer, including prices in pounds/shillings/pence. Includes housewares and farm implements, as well as livestock and "1 Neagroe Man."
Time PeriodRevolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
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Date Created1791
DescriptionBill of sale in which Mindert Garrabrance sells to Marytie Garrabrance a female slave named Jin and her two children, for the sum of "Forty Pounds New York Currency." Dated May 26, 1791. Signature...
Time PeriodRevolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
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AuthorNewkirk, Garret J.
Date Created1818
DescriptionInventory of the estate of Garret Newkirk, November 16, 1818, including three slaves as well as tools and products of a farm estate. An example of the possessions of a well-off farm, and the relative...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1875
DescriptionWilliam Lloyd Garrison acknowledges the receipt of William Still’s letter requesting a reply by a certain date; reports that there is no possibility of his attending the centennial of the...
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AuthorWilliams, C. S.; Irving, Washington
Date Created1911
DescriptionDetailed listing of marriages and children descending from the 1666 marriage of Joris Jansen (of Hoorn) and Maria Rutgers (of Amersfoort). Introduction and early entries describe communities in...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877), Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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AuthorWilliams, C. S.
Date Created1912
DescriptionTraces descendants of Dutch immigrant who came to New Netherlands colony circa 1645. Family settled in New Amsterdam (Manhattan), Long Island, central New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts....
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861), Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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AuthorBishop, David
Date Created1858
DescriptionThe Order of United Americans, also known as the Know-Nothings, formed in the mid-1800s to support the rights of native-born Americans over those of immigrants, and to combat what they saw as foreign...