Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for March 1997


HASSAN, LOCKE, PRICE posted by S. J. Bischoff on Saturday, March 1, 1997

LOCKE, PRICE, HASSAN families in Hudson county, New Jersey between 1860 and present. Any information. .

BAINE, BAINES, MACMAHON posted by Vendla Bramble on Sunday, March 2, 1997

I am searching for Sarah BAINE. Her first marriage was to Thomas C. MACMAHON. When he died in 1876 she remarried shortly after to John BAINE/BAINES He died in 1904. Sarah was born in Glasgow Scotland; but we don't know what year. She died in 1902 in Jersey City. What we need to know was either how old she was when she died or what year she was born. I have a person in Scotland who can trace her from there but needs her age of death or date of birth. My family knows nothing else about her. Sarah is my G-G Grandmother on my Grandfather MACMAHON's side !

LEMCKE, THORMAHLEN posted by Emily Lemcke on Tuesday, March 4, 1997

Looking for Frederick ( Friedrich ) LEMCKE residing at 183 Garden Street, Hoboken on Oct 20, 1886, when he married Augusta Elizabetha THORMAHLEN of same address. He was 42 and she was 28. Need to trace him and any possible offspring of this union. Thanks!

OTTO posted by Dennis Sutton on Sunday, March 9, 1997

I was born and raised in Bayonne but very little information has been passed down regarding my family. I would be very interested in hearing from anyone who might know anything about Oscar and Anna OTTO. They came from Germany in 1880/2 and settled in Bayonne. Oscar was a tailor. The family resided around 27th street. Oscar died 28 May 1913 and was buried in Bay View cemetery. Anna died 15 Nov 1927 and was buried in New York Bay cemetery (believe this to be same as Bay View). They had at least eight children: Richard, Emma, Bertha, Minnie, John, Charles, Paul and Catherine (my grandmother). Appreciate contact with anyone who might have information or be related to same.

CUSHING, OBRIEN, SUTTON posted by Dennis Sutton on Sunday, March 9, 1997

Looking for information on James and Mary OBRIEN of Bayonne. James O'BRIEN was born in Ireland to Thomas and Mary O'BRIEN, and died in Bayonne on 29 May 1888 from being struck by lightning. He was buried in Holy Cross cemetery. His wife, Mary, nee CUSHING, was born in Ireland to James and Bridget CUSHING, circa 1850. Mary died 5 March 1905 and was buried in Holy Cross cemetery. James and Mary had at least 3 children: Thomas (b. 1878), Mary (b. 1886) and Ellen (b. 1888). Ellen is my grandmother and married Isaiah SUTTON in Bayonne. Isaiah is from Hunterdon Co. Would be interested in anyone have information on this family.

DONLON, GOEKE, HOBOKEN, RUTLEDGE posted by Donlon on Monday, March 10, 1997

Hi all, I am very interested in finding information on my ancestors...who at this point I believe came via HOBOKEN, NJ. The relatives that I am inquiring about are; Francis Michael DONLON-Grandfather; Lucy Josephine FiTZSIMONS-Grandmother; Michael Francis DONLON-Great Grandfather; Mary or Antoinette GOEKE-Great Grandmother; Anna Mary RUTLEDGE-Grandmother. Thank you in advance.

BRIGGS, MCCARTHY posted by Barbara Briggs Tuley on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

Marriage certificate Jersey City Hudson County, NJ, Charles Harold BRIGGS m. May A. MCCARTHY possible date November 30 1892 unable to find Charles Harold BRIGGS parentage! If possible also birth certificates on Harold Charles BRIGGS birthdate unknown and Lester BRIGGS, the children of Charles H and May A. Any help would be great,any thing that you could find! I am at a loss here in St Louis, they moved here in 1903-1910 and I am unable to research them. Thank you very much for your time!

HOEY posted by Arthur Hoey on Friday, March 14, 1997

Looking for all having the surname HOEY in Essex and Hudson counties. Visit my Web Site at:

JOHNSON, KELLETT, MAHON, MULLER, PIERSON, STURDY posted by Patricia Keck on Saturday, March 15, 1997

looking for information on Robert JOHNSON who married Jane PIERSON in St. Joseph's Church, Aug 1881. They had five children. George 1881-1942, Mary KELLETT 1884-1944, Jeanette STURDY 1886, Ella MULLER 1888 and Emily 1893. They lived in Jersey City, NJ. Jane died in 1934. Jane was from England but her parents were from Ireland. Robert was also from Ireland and his parents were Samuel and Mary MAHON?

LAFURGE, SIEGMUND posted by Nancy Crane Sharp on Saturday, March 15, 1997

Looking for information on August E. SIEGMUND, my g grandfather, married to Carrie LAFURGE. My grandfather was August Alfred SIEGMUND and was born January 1889 at 229 Webster Avenue in Jersey City. His birth certificate shows his parents' places of birth as USA;. My grandfather died when my mother was 7-8 years old, and I know very little of that branch of the family.

EBBETS, SCHMOLZE posted by Jean Bain on Sunday, March 16, 1997

Looking for info on my grandmother who was born in Jersey City. Her name is Jennie SCHMOLZE, July 23,1904. Actually I want info about her parents George SCHMOLZE and Marie EBBETS. Both died in Jersey City, Marie in June of 1936, and George January 13, 1962. Are there any siblings left of the above family name?

BERGERHOFF, BLACK, GRASING, KINSLEY posted by Edward C. Black on Monday, March 17, 1997

I am searching for family information with the surnames of BLACK, GRASING, KINSLEY and BERGERHOFF. All of these family names lived in Jersey Citys Greenville section and maybe Bayonne, NJ. My Great Grandfather once removed was Joseph H. BLACK who lived on Cator Avenue, and worked for the B and O Railroad as a lighter captain on the Hudson River.

DANFORTH posted by Fritz Nolan on Monday, March 17, 1997

DANFORTH, Waldo / Bergen Point / Bayonne 1880-1900 Looking for information on Waldo, his wife, Mary, and his daughter Mary or May.

BOYLAN, OBRIEN posted by Patrick Thompson on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

I'm looking for info on the Surname BOYLAN, more specifically, Mary Elizabeth Catherine BOYLAN, born in Bayonne, NJ on Dec. 31, 1886. To the best of my knowledge, she and her sister, Margaret and her 4 brothers were put up for adoption. Her natural parents names are (I think!) Phillip BOYLAN and Mary OBRIEN.

PALDINO posted by Ron Paldino on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

Looking for info on PALDINO's of Jersey City. Anthony PALDINO was a shoemaker in the city and died March of 1953. Looking for anyone with family info.

COZINE posted by Douglas V. Smith on Saturday, March 22, 1997

Searching for dates and places of death and burial of Wilhelmus COZINE of Bergen in 1815 deed. I believe he removed in the early 1800s from Staten Island to Bergen Point.

BUTLER, DWYER posted by Maureen on Sunday, March 23, 1997

looking for any info, especially original hometown on Thomas BUTLER,1853, from Ireland and wife, Mary DWYER, 1850 also from Ireland. Also is there anyway to look up immigration papers from this time period, 1850-1870? Are these accessable at Ellis Island or is it just a museum? Thanks

ECKEL, KEEGAN, MURTHA, ZIMMERMAN posted by Pat Eckel on Monday, March 24, 1997

I am searching for information about my husband's father's family who are all from Jersey City and environs. Henry ECKEL was born in NJ and married Mary MURTHA there about 1890. His parents were born in Germany and hers in Ireland, where? Henry's son Theodore Henry ECKEL married Margaret Mary ZIMMERMAN about 1933. Her parents were William George ZIMMERMAN and Margaret Mary KEEGAN. The latter had six children. I'd appreciate any information on ancestors or descendants. Thanks.

VANWINKLE posted by Mary Whipple on Monday, March 24, 1997

I am seeking information on a woman named Catherine VANWINKLE born around 1763. Thanks for your assistance.

NICOLAOU, NICOLOU posted by Joyce Brown on Tuesday, March 25, 1997

Looking for information: Costas NICOLOU or NICOLAOU died June 4, 1953.Is thought to be buried at a Greek Orthodox Cem. in Ft. Lee. His daughter Florence was baptized at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Evangelismas (sp) in 1951. Where is this church? Jersey City??? Any assistance appreciated.

ASHE, COUGHLIN, MCDEVITT posted by Deirdre on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

Looking for any info. on my families ASHE and MCDEVITT both from Jersey City. ASHE came to the USA and became a policeman. Henry J. MCDEVITT born in Derry, No. Ireland, became policeman in Jersey City, He married Anna COUGHLIN. Henry lived in Jersey City and Bayonne for amny years and at a very late age he moved to Long Beach, CA and died there in the 1930's. Any information would be appreciated.

MORGAN, WAER, WEIR posted by Letha Holmes on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

WEIR-Hoboken. Seeking any information on John WEIR (b. 1811 Hoboken, d. 1887, Rockaway (Morris County) m. Mary MORGAN (b. 1814, d. 1890 Rockaway). I believe John WEIR may be the brother of Harmon K. WAER/WEIR (1808-1864). If you have any WEIR or WAER information, please e-mail.

BOYLE, CARROL, FINNAGEN, GARVEY, KIP, LYNCH, MCCORD, NICHOLSEN, REILY posted by Michael Dowd on Thursday, March 27, 1997

I am researching the LYNCH family of Jersey City. Christopher LYNCH was born in Ireland in 1818 but was living in Jersey City sometime befor 1843. He married Katherine FINNAGEN. They had 5 children. Catherine died in 1853 and Christopher married Mary Ann BOYLE (the very next month). Christopher and Mary Ann had 7 children. Of Christopher LYNCH's children: Mary LYNCH married John KIP, Philip LYNCH married Ellen REILY, John LYNCH married Margaret CARROL, James LYNCH married (1) Margaret NICHOLSEN, (2) Mary GARVEY, George LYNCH married Elizabeth MCCORD. I am hoping to link up with other descendents of Christopher LYNCH to help reconstruct the history of the family in Jersey City.

EDGE, KESSLER posted by Valerie Frank on Thursday, March 27, 1997

looking for further information on family of Isaac EDGE, a miller who emmigrated from England about 1800 and owned mill at Paulus Hook. I'm especially interested in his great-grandson Joseph Grimshaw EDGE and his wife jane(Jennie) KESSLER

MILLER, SEVERTSON, SIVERTSEN posted by Steve Kirschman on Sunday, March 30, 1997

Seeking information about the parents/family of Anna Margaret MILLER. Anna was born 19 Feb 1893 in Jersey City, NJ. Her father's name was Charles MILLER and her mother's name was Augusta - nor further information. Anna Margaret MILLER married Peter Tideman SEVERTSON (SIVERTSEN) 26 Nov 1919 in Jersey City and relocated to Jamestown, NY. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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