Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for January 1997


GEIGER posted by Robin Geiger on Saturday, January 4, 1997

Hoping to connect with descendants of my ggf's brothers in order to exchange genealogy information. Jacob GEIGER emigrated from the Pfalz area of Bavaria, Germany around 1889 to Hoboken, then Jersey City, NJ. Jacob's brothers were (supposedly): 1) Michael GEIGER, a farmer in New Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ 2) William GEIGER, a jeweler in Jersey City, Hudson, NJ 3) Friederick (Fritz) GEIGER, a butcher in Fairview, Bergen, NJ 4) John GEIGER, a tailor in Secaucus, Hudson, NJ 5) A possible fifth brother, name unknown, a barber in Jersey City, NJ

PEREGRIN posted by Guy Peregrin on Monday, January 6, 1997

Doing research on the family surname - PEREGRIN - arrived in US 1890-1900 from then Austria-Hungary

BORDEN, KENDAL, KENDALL, KINDLE, MCNICHOLES, REES posted by Mary Jane Petersen on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

I am looking for parents names for a Reese KINDLE/KENDAL. The only information I have found for him is two entrys for marriages. One to a Ann BORDEN in Swedesboro, Salem co. in 1765. And another to I believe to be my ancestor a Hannah MCNICHOLES in 1773.( I guess Reese may have been about twenty years old when he first he may have been born between 1745-1748) I though Reese may be connected to a Thomas KENDALL who settled in Gloucester Co. from England in the 1680's. Reese may be his grandson, or great grandson. I believe it may also be possible Reese mothers maiden name was Rees..a family who came over from Liverpoole on the ship called The Vine; to Philadelphia in 1684. The head of the family was named Rees REES from Rudnorshire, with his wife Ann sons John and Rich and daughters Phebe and Mary. Only a wild guess as Rees is the same name with out the e on the end. I hope to find someone who may have genealogical data that has information on Reese KINDLE/KENDALL.

BAIRFIELD, FRANCIS, JEFFERY, LAFAY, MARRCHERT posted by Elizabeth LaFay Todd on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

LAFAY, Louis Francis. Died Bedloe's Island 1853, wife Mary Ann BAIRFIELD 1808 -1881. She is buried in Jersey City, can not find him. Son, Louis Francis LAFAY married Johanan MARRCHERT.He died 1865 Jersey City. She Died ca 1906. Son Louis F., b. 1860 died Jersey City 1943 wife Sarah JEFFERY, One son, Walter. several siblings. Any help? Louis I. and II were Army Artillery. Is there a military cemetery in NJ or NY where they might be resting?

BAKEMAN posted by Raymond H. Brooks on Monday, January 13, 1997

Looking for information on Samuel BAKEMAN who appears in the 1830 Census for Black Heads of Families for Bloomfield Township, Essex County. He was 77 years of age. His wife may have been Hannah BAKEMAN. It is believed they were originally from Boston, Massachusetts. Also seeking info on Won BAKEMAN (Male) 75 years of age in Bloomfield, NJ in the 1830 census. Actually, knowing information on any person of color in New Jersey at the time might be helpful to me. But in particular the ones I just mentioned.Any help would be appreciated. Many Thanks. Ray Brooks

FULLOON posted by Jim Fulloon on Wednesday, January 15, 1997

To you wonderfull volunteers: can you please find birth, marriage, or death cert. on the name FULLOON.Thank You

BUCKLEY, CONROY, DUNNIGAN, MCCORMACK posted by Dennis M. Kulvicki on Friday, January 17, 1997

I seek information about my maternal great grandfather, John BUCKLEY who was born in 1843 in Cork Ireland and came to America in 1860 and settled in Jersey City in Hudson County. He served in the Civil War. After the war he married an Ann MCCORMACK about 1873. She died in March 1893. Their address was 548 Grand Street in Jersey City. The had four sons. David (b. Aug.7th, 1874), John Jr.(b. Sept. 5, 1877), Edward (b. Aug. 23, 1879), and William (b. May 16, 1884). My grandfather was John BUCKLEY mentioned above. He married an Alice CONROY (b. May 15, 1888) dau. of John CONROY and Ann DUNNIGAN. My grandfather lived at 126 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City. Any information about these BUCKLEY or the family of their wives will be greatly appreciated by this Texan.

VERRONE posted by Louis Verrone on Wednesday, January 22, 1997

I would like to find the name of the boat and the ships log that my mother and we came to the USA on. My mothers name is Anita VERRONE, brother is Frank VERRONE, sister is Rose VERRONE and I am Louis VERRONE. We all came here in 1948 by way of port of NY. Thank you for any hellp that you can give me.

NOLAN posted by Vincent Nolan on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Please query for the surname NOLAN.

LIBBY, PECKHAM, TERHUNE posted by Ann Collins on Wednesday, January 29, 1997

I am searching for birth, marriage and death records along with information concerning parents, children, additional spouses and siblings of the following people. My garndfather was John Richard TERHUNE, born Nov. 2, 1886 and died Dec. 6, 1974. His wife was Anna Louise LIBBY, born 1893 and died 1952. John's parents were James Brinkerhoff TERHUNE and Julia PECKHAM. James was born Nov. 23, 1825 and died Mar. 8, 1897. Julia was born in 1850 and died Oct.28, 1928.

CARHART, GREENWOOD posted by George B. Greenwood on Friday, January 31, 1997

CARHART, Angeline (maiden name- GREENWOOD)b- 1847 CARHART, Ed (son of Angeline) b- abt 1876

KEASTEAD, MCKENZIE posted by John McKenzie Panagos on Friday, January 31, 1997

Looking for MCKENZIE family roots. Grandmother was Natalie (May/Mae) MCKENZIE born May 5, 1896 in Passaic County, (Paterson?). She had brothers Charles and Jules and a sister Ellen. Ellen (Aunt El) married an Ernest KEASTEAD. The MCKENZIE family lived on Cannonball Road in Pompton Lakes, NJ at one time. My mother Margaret (Peggy) MCKENZIE was born on July 16, 1928... (father unknown, or possibly a last name Jackson). My grandmother's (Natalie's) father was a trolley car conductor in Paterson, NJ at the time of the big Paterson fire. Don't know his first name, but I think his wife's first name was either Sally or Sarah. Please... any and all help would be appreciated as I am just starting to piece this family tree together.... (I hope). Please E-Mail me at, fax 941-766-9283 or call 941-625-6706. I currently live in S.W. Florida.

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