Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for July thru August 1997


CONNOLY, MCDONALD posted by Judith Haller on Sunday, July 13, 1997

MCDONALD: Ellen (CONNOLY), widow of Alexander MCDONALD, let NYC and settled with her children in Jersey City 1868-1885. Ellen is my gggrandmother. I am looking for more information, including descendants, for their children. See other queries for the details.

MCDONALD posted by Judith Haller on Sunday, July 13, 1997

John MCDONALD (b. ca 1848 IRE), resided in Jersey City, worked as a bricklayer, married Mary ? ca 1888, both children died in childhood (need names, dates) before 1900. They moved to Peoria, IL about 1900.

BURKE, MCDONALD posted by Judith Haller on Sunday, July 13, 1997

Francis MCDONALD (b. 1854 NYC),resided in Jersey City, married Bridget BURKE, had at least one child, Mary (b. 1878). Francis was buried in Newark in 1907. Can't find anything about Bridget, Mary or other children.

KRAFT, MCDONALD, REILLY posted by Judith Haller on Sunday, July 13, 1997

Thomas MCDONALD (b 1853 NYC), resided in Jersey City, married Mary REILLY 1875 (d. 1888), married Catherine KRAFT of Newark 1895. I have many of his descendants.

DEMPSEY, GREAVES, MURPHY, WILSON posted by Edward S. Murphy on Friday, July 18, 1997

My mother's family was from Hoboken and Jersey City and I am trying to track down any living relatives. The family names were WILSON, GREAVES, and MURPHY. I am also trying to find info on John DEMPSEY who lived at 64 Park Avenue, Hoboken and should be on the 1900 census there. I need to know when he came to the US.

HOFFMAN posted by Henry J. Hoffman Jr on Saturday, July 19, 1997

Lewis HOFFMAN is in the 1850 Jersey City census with wife Margaret and two children- the oldest being 2 years old. Did they marry in 1848? Who were their parents? Lewis was a sea captain. Any information appreciated.

BAKER, NORMAN posted by Larry Baker on Monday, July 21, 1997

I am trying to find information concerning George BAKER, my father who was born in Jersey City, 11 Oct, 1906 d. 1984, Long Island, NY. He married Grace NORMAN, b. 10 Sept. 1904, d. 1954. Grace and George had 8 children: Harold (Morgan, Norman) about 20 Mar1926; Dorothy b. 24 March 1931; Lawrence (me) b. 30 June, 1937; Grover Bradley, b. 24 June 1939; Rose Anna, b. 12 Oct 1941; Charles, b. 21 Mar 1943; George b. 21 Mar 1943; Paul b. 24 Mar 1945.

COVELL, PARK posted by Sue Doughty on Friday, July 25, 1997

I am looking for Millie PARK b. June 10, 1896 in Jersey City, NJ daughter of Alcie B. COVELL and Walter PARK. Any information concerning the above would be appreciated.

NORLANDER posted by Edward Norlander on Friday, August 1, 1997

Seeking info on the NORLANDER family who lived in Fort Lee. Specifically seeking records of Lars August NORLANDER, who was born in Sweden, 28 September, 1872 and lied in Fort Lee, NJ.

PIERSON, VREELAND posted by Luanne I. Ballou Pierson on Sunday, August 3, 1997

I am trying to locate information on the ancestor of Frank Harbison PIERSON born june 30, 184, 164 Virginia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ son of Edward F. PIERSON born in New York and Susie J. VREELAND born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Frank died April 5, 1947 and was buried in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton, New Jersey

BOLLEDIN, GEIBEL posted by Sheila Geibel on Monday, August 4, 1997

Seeking information on Philip Charles GEIBEL born in Guttenberg/West New York, NJ on 2 Sept.1925 and died 30 Dec. 1996. He lived most of his life in Paramus, Bergen County, NJ. His father's name was Philip C. GEIBEL who died in 1941. Philip's mother's name was Theresa BOLLEDIN and she was born in NY and lived in West New York, NJ and North Bergen, NJ. She worked at the Evan Picone factory. If you have any information with anyone related to the GEIBEL family please email.

ALEXANDER, BENEDICT, FREEL, FREILE, UCHTMAN posted by Melissa Powers on Wednesday, August 6, 1997

I am researching the following family who in 1936 lived at 25 Tonnele Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. The father's name was Dr. William FREILE. the mother's name was Minnie Uchtman. They had two daughters. One, whose name I do not have, was known as Mrs. Stuart BENEDICT of East Orange, NJ the other, Aletta, was born on the 14 June 1907, attended Smith College and was a stage actress, using the name of FREEL. She married actor Ross ALEXANDER, went to California, and died 6 Dec. 1935. She was buried in Jersey City. I am in need of both sets of parent's vitals: birth, marriage, and death dates. I also need the burial sites, along with any other genealogical information on both families.

ZIMMERMAN posted by John R. Zimmerman on Friday, August 8, 1997

Searching fo a cousin, Marie Louise ZIMMERMAN who was born in Union City, New Jersey on 28 March, 1931. Her father was Arnold ZIMMERMAN.

MURRAY posted by Barbara Ishler on Monday, August 11, 1997

I am looking for the children's names of Joseph A. & Adelaide MURRAY who lived in Jersey City, New Jersey on Romaine Avenue in 1922. Joseph was my grandfather and I know that he was a policeman. My father is Raphael and I know that one of his brother's was named Francis. I think ther was a total of 5 children including my father who was born Feb. 1922.

MCCOMBS posted by Rob McCombs on Tuesday, August 12, 1997

I am looking for the birthdate of my ggrandfather, James MCCOMBS. He was buried in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City in 3 Oct 1923.

FILON posted by John F. Filon Jr. on Tuesday, August 12, 1997

I am looking for information concerning grandmother and uncles who lived in Weehawken. Surname is FILON.

BIRD posted by Kimberly Nash on Friday, August 15, 1997

Seeking information about John BIRD b. ca 1840 who married (for a second wife, I think) to Eliza born ca 1847. In 1870 ther were living in Jersey City. John BIRD was a Butter Dealer and was born in NJ. He might have been married to a Sutton first.

CARLYLE, SCOTT posted by Tom P. Smith on Monday, August 18, 1997

SCOTT, William lived in Jersey City in mid to late 1800s. He was born in Ireland about 1820. His wife was Margaret CARLYLE, also born in Ireland about 1823, entered US about 1844 and died in 1870. Children Margaret b. 1842, Mary b. 1844, David b. 1846, Annie S. b. 1848, James b. 1850, Isabella b. 1857, Sarah b 1860. All birthdates are approximate.

ROCHE posted by Dennis Piccirillo on Monday, August 18, 1997

The John W. ROCHE family is listed in a Hudson and Bergen County History book printed around 1900. Do you have any more information on this family?

POPE posted by Dorothy G. Peterson on Thursday, August 21, 1997

I am needing a cenus for Hoboken for the year 1880 or there after. Looking for a John Henery POPE. Need to know his wifes' name and all children. I have a newspaper clipping showing address as 178 Bloomfield. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

LEICHTER, STROHMEIER, WEISMANN posted by Sara J. Strohmeier on Thursday, August 21, 1997

Wanted marriage and divorce dates for Frederick R. STROHMEIER and Alice ?(1920s to 1930s). Lived in Hoboken/Cliff Side Park? Wanted marriage date for Sarah WEISMANN to Harry LEICHTER (early 1900s). Lived in West Hoboken/Union City? Store on Summit Ave.

CONNER, GLEESON, IRVING, JACKSON, KELLEHER, LYNCH, NORTON posted by William Morgan on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Would like to swap info with anyone researching the following surnames in Jersey City: GLEESON, NORTON, IRVING, JACKSON, CONNER, LYNCH, KELLEHER.

DEATON, DEMARCO, IRVING, MAPES, REGAN posted by Audrey Dills on Wednesday, August 27, 1997

I am trying to locate the children of Paul DEATON and Anna DEMARCO. Paul's mother is Molly IRVING DEATON. Molly's sons wer Paul DEATON and Herschel DEATON, Paul DEATON b. 1910 and d. 28 Nov 1973 and lived in North Bergen, NJ. He was survived by three children: Lucille DEATON MAPES, Mary DEATON REGAN and James DEATON. I am doing a family history and would like to contact any of the above children.

CHARCROF, CONNELLY, SHAWCROSS posted by Jim Connelly on Wednesday, August 27, 1997

I am searching for information on Austin V. CONNELLY, my g-grandfater and family. He was b. 23 Nov 1842 in England, d. 29 Oct 1907 in Killawog, Broom County, New York. He married Sarah SHAWCROSS (CHARCROF) 8 July 1864 in St. Peter's Church, Jersey City, New Jersey. Sarah was born ca 1845 in England and d. 19 Jan in Weehawkin, NJ. Austin arrived in US on 5 April 1864 and Sarah arrived later. Children of Austin and Sarah: Mary Elizabeth, b 20 Nov 1864; Margaret Ann b. 29 March 1868 (while Sarah was visiting in England); Sarah Helen b. 7 Aug. 1870; August V. b. 9 Dec 1872; Sarah Ada b. 4 June 1874; Patrick and John (twins) b. 18 Nov 1876, died same day; Sarah Ada Irene, b. 21 Nov 1878; Genevieve Bernice b 8 April 1883; Arthur Joseph b. 18 Feb 1885 (my grandfather).

BLOHM, GREEN, HERITAGE, ROEDE, WEILAND posted by Terry Buganski on Thursday, August 28, 1997

I have a lot of information about the HERITAGE family members who are buried in Grove Church Cemetery and would be glad to share.

DISPOTO posted by Gregg Joseph Dispoto on Friday, August 29, 1997

I am working on my surname of DISPOTO and since 1914 my roots go to Hudson County. Seeking obituaries and other info concerning this family.

SHARP posted by J. Sharp on Sunday, August 31, 1997

I am looking for the family of David SHARP. David came from Scotland I believe in the 1930's. He worked in the Brooklyn Naval Shipyard, and was a member of the masons. His wifes name was Freda ?, in the 1940's they lived in Jersey City, Hudson County.

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