Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for February 1997


AMERMAN, RUE posted by Marsha Carbaugh on Sunday, February 2, 1997

Looking for any info on Mathew A. RUE and spouse Helen D. AMERMAN. Helen was born 1-1847 and Mathew was born about 1855. Had five/six children, Ernest, Francis (and or Frank, possibly twins), Elsie N., Harry E., and Mary A. Mathew died young, between 1891 and 1900. Any info would be appreciated.

MCCOLLUM, TODD posted by Kim Rodriguez on Sunday, February 2, 1997

MCCOLLUM, Daniel - looking for any information on my 6g grandfather, all I know is that he was born in New Jersey 1744 approx. married twice 1) wife's name unknown 2) wife Elizabeth TODD. I would like to find out who is parents were and what ship they may have sailed to American on from Scotland, Ireland or possibly England. Thank you for any help. .

HENRY, PEARCE, PIERCE posted by Marvin E. Henry on Tuesday, February 4, 1997

Looking for any info on Charles Cooper HENRY b: Tranquility, NJ 1818 m: Elizabeth PIERCE or PEARCE of Stroudsburg Pa. May have had three children born in Tranquility before moving to Jersey City,NJ where perhaps four more children were born. Known children: George Steele and William Steele were twins, Hilda,Catherine, Almeda, Sara Elizabeth, Meluena. Know very little about this family. Charles may have been a carpenter or a farmer. Elizabeth may have had a brother who was a Sgt. in the Revolutionary War. All info appreciated, Will share info with any

TREMBATH, TRIMBATH, WILLIAMS posted by Karen Williams-Stoquert on Tuesday, February 4, 1997

I am looking for information on James WILLIAMS, m Mary TREMBATH or (TRIMBATH) had a child Edmund (or Edmond) while living in Plainfield, NJ 1877 at some point befor 1879 at which time they moved to Fayette Co. PA. If anyone has information please e-mail me

KAOLA, KAROLA posted by Dolores Karola Wolfe on Thursday, February 6, 1997

Jennie KAROLA, b. 03 Feb 1908 possibly in Moravia died in Tacoma Washington Bela KAOLA b. 1 Apr 1928, lived in Hudson Heights, North Bergen, Tyler Park, Woodcliff, died Mar 1982 Joseph KAROLA b 24 Oct 1905 in Podradni, Moravia. came to US July 6,1923, worked at Western Electric Kearny works 1930-1945

HAKE, HOPPE posted by Isabelle Seidner on Saturday, February 8, 1997

I would like to have some information about the Hoppe family. My request for a birth certificate for Wendeline HOPPE, born on July 13, 1876 in Jersey City NJ, was never answered by the New Jersey Archives. Her parents were Hilda HAKE and Eugene HOPPE. I was hoping to obtain the date and place of birth of her parents from Wendeline's birth certificate. Can anyone help me and let me know what steps I should take now? .

CHEW, STUART posted by Kirk Brittain on Sunday, February 9, 1997

Looking for any information on Lewis Mark CHEW; born 7/28/1842 Jersey City, NJ.Died in Kansas, date and location unknown. Married Margaret STUART; Born 5/22/1844 Del Rye, Scotland. Died 1925 at Atchison, Kansas Thanks for your help.

KELLY, MCKENNA posted by Muriel Horbett Smith on Sunday, February 9, 1997

I am trying to find information on my mother Anne KELLY and her parents. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on 2/26/1917. Her mother died at childbirth and both parents are buried in Holy Name Cemetary. I am looking for her father;s birthdate and any information on her mother. Her father was James F. KELLY and his wife was Anna MCKENNA. I am sure that both parents had obituraries in the Jersey Journal and I am wondering what would be the best way to get that information. I also was born in Jersey City in the Margaret Hague and lived there until I was thirteen so I do remember some things. I would appreciate any help I can get. .

BORCHERS posted by Bob Borchers on Wednesday, February 12, 1997

Trying to find where my g-grandfather, Freerk Tholen BORCHERS, (aka Fritz) is buried. He immigrated from Leer, Ostfriesland, Germany approx. 1903 and lived in Hoboken until his death on 3 May, 1922. He is said to have operated a Beer Garden and to have worked on the Hoboken Piers for many years. He belonged to several German Societies in Hudson County. An article in a newspaper at the time of his death said only that he was to be buried in a North Hudson County cemetary. I wish I knew which one. Thanks for any help.

HOFFMAN, QUIMBY posted by Henry J. Hoffman Jr on Thursday, February 13, 1997

QUIMBY - any research by anyone on the surname QUIMBY? This was the middle name of my ggg grandfather, Jesse Quimby HOFFMAN born in 1819 Cumberland County was the son of Jacob HOFFMAN and Marcella. Need any information concerning these people.

ALISAUSKAS, ELLIS posted by Eva Bednarski on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Looking for info on grandmother/granfather, or other relatives. Eva ALISAUSKAS, Joseph ALISAUSKAS, (uncles) Richard ELLIS, Joseph ALISAUSKAS resided in Harrison. William ALISAUSKAS resided in Keansburg. Cousin Debra ALISAUSKAS, Eva died in 1967; she lived in Newark. Joseph died in the 1940'S. William died abt 1972? All were raised in Newark. Would like any information possible. Please e-mail me. Thanks,

CUDDY, MCCABE, REEVES posted by Steve Cuddy on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Looking for information on ggparents. John Joseph CUDDY dob 1850 Ireland, dod 1892 NY/NJ? Ellen (MCCABE) CUDDY dob 1852 Ireland, dod 1902 NY/NJ? children...George dob 1881, Nellie dob 1882, Joseph dob 1886. all born either NY/NJ? Only known relative is Josephine CUDDY, approximately 85 years lived in Ocean City NJ possibly now living with her daughter Murial REEVES in Teaneck NJ.

BUNN, PRINMER, TRIMMER posted by Emily E. Raemore on Sunday, February 16, 1997

Searching for information on Joseph BUNN and wife Catherine PRINMER/TRIMMER. Joseph was born 1807 NJ, possibly Sussex Co. Catherine was born October 1806, possibly NJ. Their first child, Anderson BUNN, was born 19 September 1827 in Sussex Co. Anderson is the first of eight children, but the only known to be born in Sussex Co, before the family begain its move to Tioga Co, PA. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Emily

HENNEBERG, HENNENBERG, KELLY posted by Liz Bravick on Monday, February 17, 1997

I am searching for information on the HENNENBERG family. My great grandmother was Theresa HENNENBERG. She was from Port Jervis NJ. She married John George KELLY in 1887. They lived in Hornell New York. Any information on the HENNENBERG family would be Greatly appreciated. It may alos have been spelled HENNEBERG.

CALLAHAN, DESNOYERS, GRADY posted by Grady on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Edmund Jos.GRADY,printer for the Hudson Observer,b.Hoboken 1858 d.Hoboken 1916;m. M. C. DESNOYERS. His parents James and Catherine CALLAHAN,all buried in St.Peters Cemetery. I believe James GRADY's brother John (both b. Ireland) married Catherine CALLAHAN's sister,Hanora. The sisters and their brother Patrick are also buried in St.Peters.Need contact with the CALLAHAN family. Patrick CALLAHAN b.1819 Ireland m.Catherine and had son John b.1860 USA d.18Nov1883 Hoboken and son Cornelius b.1851 USA d.Jul1927 USA.

INNES posted by Dave MacKinven on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

I am trying to trace what happened to William INNES who was born in London England in 1866 and is believed to have emigrated to the U.S.A. around the turn of the century. From information that I have he seems to have settled in New Jersey City. Any potential leads would be much appreciated.

MULLER posted by Tom W. Smith on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

I'm looking for any information on David MULLER originally from Bavaria Germany, who settled in Jersey City NJ in the mid 1800's. He was married to a women named Anna and had 5 children. The children were Charles, David, Louis, Jacob and Anna. They lived, for the most part, on Montgomery Street and ran various businesses including a barber shop and a saloon. If any of this is familiar please email me. Thanks, Tom .

KURSHUK, SARVAS posted by Roslin Cantrell on Friday, February 21, 1997

Researching KURSHUK and SARVAS from NJ then NY.

HEISTERKAMP, VOGT posted by Charles Heisterkamp III on Monday, February 24, 1997

Searching HEISTERKAMP in Hoboken, early 1900's. Also searching VOGT in Hoboken, about 1880.

DEVEREAUX, MEISTER posted by Eugene J. Devereaux on Wednesday, February 26, 1997

i am looking for information on the family of Agnes DEVEREAUX b. feb 1894 d. dec. 1965. married about 1914 to William MEISTER, who was amember of the police force of Union City NJ during the approximate period 1920-1950

LINDSAY posted by Mary Ann Lindsay on Thursday, February 27, 1997

I am looking for 4 brothers LINDSAY who came from Scotland before 1870 and settled first in Jersey City, NJ. I am not sure of the birthdates but they were all in their late teens or early 20's. the names were Thomas, William, Robert, James. One was in the nursary business and the other 3 worked on the railroads. This is a family story. I have information on the 5th brother John LINDSAY who came over in 1870 and took the middle name of Clark to be distinquished from all the other John Lindsays. He worked building sheds for the brother who had the nursery. John Clark then went to CA, do not know if the other brothers stayed or went to other areas. Have had a number of leads but nothing connects. Thanks for any help.

ROWE, STRAUGHAN posted by Stacy Stevens on Friday, February 28, 1997

I am looking for information on my Great-Grandfather Joseph STRAUGHAN. He lived in Hoboken with wife Nellie ROWE. They had 3 children. Theresa b. 1925 Mary b. 1927 and Helen b.1930. Joseph died October 1930. If you have any info that could help me I would apreciate it. I am new to genealogy.

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