Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for November 1997


NUGENT posted by Janet Steiner on Sunday, November 9, 1997

Robert (Joseph?) NUGENT, b. October 1869, Jersey City; sisters: Mary and Rose NUGENT. Family later moved to Paterson (Passaic Co.). Looking for their parents identities.

MCARDLE, OBRIEN posted by Barbara J. Smith on Wednesday, November 12, 1997

Links and information on Joseph A. OBRIEN, born circa 1882, married Theresa MCARDLE, living at 2598 Boulevard, Jersey City in 1920. OBRIEN was pricnicpal of a school - would like to track down what school - any suggestions or information would be appreciated.

MCARDLE posted by Barbara J. Smith on Wednesday, November 12, 1997

Frank E. MCARDLE, born circa 1884 in NJ, living at 2598 Blvd., Jersey City, in 1920. Listed as a liquor merchant. - Did such merchants need to have a special license, and if so, does anyone know where to find that information?

CAULFIELD, MAHER posted by Rose Maher on Saturday, November 15, 1997

Seeking information on Edward MAHER, b. ca. 1850, Ireland, married ca. 1878, probably in Jersey City, NJ, Winifred CAULFIELD, b. ca 1862, Ireland. They were residents of Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ. Edward migrated to US in 1870 and Winifred in 1875. Edward was naturalized in 1875; Winifred ??. I would like to know the dates of immigration and naturalization, marriage date and place, birth dates; death dates and burial places on both Edward and Winifred. I have Edward's will; written: 7 July 1922, probated: 1 May 1928, Jersey City, NJ. I would appreciate all or any help on this.

JOHNSON posted by F. Carrier on Saturday, November 15, 1997

Looking for any connections to Joseph JOHNSON from Glasgow, Scotland, married Elizabeth ? (believed to have married inScotland) also from Glasgow, Scotland, came over on a ship between 1890 - 1900. Resided in Jersey City, Had a daughter Joesphine Elizabeth JOHNSON, born Dec 1900 in Jersey City, NJ.

FITZPATRICK, HILAIRE, LEMARIE, LORRE, MAZOYER posted by Fred S. Mazoyer on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

My mother, Jeannette Marie MAZOYER was born in Ridgefield Park in 1909. She was the daughter of Emilie LEMARIE and Frederic MAZOYER. Emilie LEMARIE had a brother Lucien LEMARIE who married Ella FITZPATRICK. They lived in Bogota,Bergen County, NJ. Jeannette's brother, Emile MAZOYER m. Renee LORRE who lived in Ritchfield Park, with her uncle and aunt Etienne and Albertine HILAIRE. Emilie and Frederic had two other children Frederick MAZOYER, who died at age 1 and Blanche MAZOYER who died at age 10. I found that there were also some Mazoyer's in Jersey City. Any information on these surnames would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your trouble.

HOGGRIST, JOGGERST posted by Christine M. Smith on Wednesday, November 19, 1997

Joseph JOGGERST (spelled HOGGRIST on the 1880 census) and wife Mary ? were living in Constable Hook area of Bayonne in 1880 with their 15 year old son Bernard, who was born in NJ. Joseph and Mary were both born in Germany. I have tried unsuccessfully to locate the family in the 1870 and 1860 census. Does anyone have info on this family? What was Mary's maiden name? She lived until after the 1900 census in Bayonne. Thank you.

BETHUNE, CROALL, MURRAY, VINCENT posted by John Justin on Thursday, November 20, 1997

Desire ancestor/descendant info on Walter J. VINCENT who m. Helena Ramsey CROALL in 1899. Walter is in the Jersey City directory as residing with Catherin VINCENT, widow of Hiram E. VINCENT, and May ( or possibly Mary or Mamie) VINCENT who I believe, are his mother and sister respectiviely. I have a death certificate for Catherine giving her birth place as Canada and her father as Edward MURRAY of Scotland and Mary ? of France. Helen CROALL is believed to have been born in Glasgow Scotland to James Wilson CROALL and Catherine (possibly BETHUNE?) who wer married on the M.S.Bethune in NY Harbor circa 1873. The CROALL family is said to have been a well-to-do NYC 5th Ave. family trading in shoe manufacturing. Helen CROALL eloped against family wished to marry Walter VINCENT who is said to have been part Indian. Walter and Hiram VINCENT are believed to have been born in NY, possible Saratoga. Walter VINCENT listed at marriage a residence in Newburgh, NY and gave employment as a railroad conductor. Family legend says he was a Trolley conductor which is how he met his wife.. Looking for any sort of good info on all of the above. thanks

MARKS posted by Linda Marks Pauling on Friday, November 21, 1997

Looking for descendants of Robert MARKS living in Hudson County ca 1900. My grandfather Adam MARKS, immigrated from Rypin, Ruspoland 1901 and stayed with a cousin in NJ named Robert MARKS. Adam later migrated to Middletown, CT. He lost contact with the family and efforts by my father and grandfather in 1930/1940 to find family were unsuccessful.

MAZURKE posted by Keith A. Herkalo on Friday, November 21, 1997

Seeking information re: Paul MAZURKE who m. Kate ?. In 1918 they moved from Manhatten to 846 Willow Ave., North Bergen, Hudson co., NJ , a two-family house. He was a conductor (assumed by me to be trolley conductor). A 1918 letter gives the following directions: "Take 42 St Ferry Union Hill Car and transfer to North Bergen on corner Bergenline and Plank Road.". Any information re: this family would be appreciated.

COVIELLO, CUVIELLO posted by Paul Oliver on Sunday, November 23, 1997

Seeking information on Vito Luigi CUVIELLO\COVIELLO (born Italy, died 1940 at W. New York, NJ). He had the following sons: Louis (1903-1986), Michael (1908-1996), Daniel (1899-1984), Frank, and Vincenzo (Jimmy), all born in W. New York, NJ. He had the following brothers, or first cousins who settled in Buffalo, NY: Giuseppe (1864-1935), Michelangelo (1866-1931), and Antonio (1869-1931).

HOGGRIST, JOGGERST posted by Christine M. Smith on Sunday, November 23, 1997

Looking for information on the JOGGERST family of Bayonne. Joseph "HOGGRIST", age 66 and wife Mary, age 48, are in the Bayonne 1880 census with son Bernard, age 15. They lived in an area called "Constable Hook". Son Bernard was b in NJ in 1865, yet I can't find the family in the 1870 census. Is it possible that Constable Hook was a part of Jersey City in 1870? Did Bayonne exist as a town for the 1860 census? Thank you.

DENNIS, KIRKER posted by Judy Balint on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

I am trying to locate birth information for my GGrandfather, William DENNIS b. ca 1860. He was born in Hoboken, NJ and m. Margaret KIRKER and they settled in Islip, Long Island, NY. They had twin dau. Alma and Ella who were b. 12/10/1884 in LI, NY. There is no one left in the family who can help me. If you know of a researcher in that area I would also accept that even though there is a charge.

COVIELLO, CUVIELLO posted by Paul C. Oliver on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

Seeking information on: Vito Luigi CUVIELLO/COVIELLO (b. Italy, died 1940, W. New York, NJ). He had the following sons: Louis (1903-1986), Michael (1908-1996), Daniel (1899-1984), Frank and Vincenzo (Jimmy). They were all born in W. New York, NJ. He had the following brothers or 1st cousins who settled in Buffalo, NY: Guiseppe (1864-1935), Michelangelo (1866-1931) and Antonio (1869-1931).

ABERCROMBIE, BARR, DENTON, HALLIGAN posted by Barbara J. Smith on Wednesday, November 26, 1997

Looking for information on the family of Samuel HALLIGAN and second wife Ann DENTON BARR m. March 1877 in Jersey City by a minister named ABERCROMBIE. Would appreciate any leads what church Mr. ABERCROMBIE was associated and where those records might be.

GOLDEN, WAGNER posted by Stephen C. Marineau on Wednesday, November 26, 1997

Seeking information on John Henry GOLDEN - born March 8, 1875 in Hoboken, NJ. He moed to St. Paul, MN as a young man and m. Gertrude Rose WAGNER, June 20, 1911 in St. Paul, Mn. Had 4 children all born in St. Paul, MN, died Apr. 17, 1964, Wilder Place, St. Paul, MN and is buried in Resurection Cemetery, St. Paul.

COMERFORD, FOGARTY posted by Michael T. Wilman on Thursday, November 27, 1997

Looking for any contact for anyone iwth information about a June 14, 1956 birth in Jersey City, NJ of a Michael Thomas COMERFORD. His mother's name was Mary or Margaret (maiden name FOGARTY) COMERFORD.

STEINGRABER, WHITTAKER posted by Tom Whittaker on Thursday, November 27, 1997

I am looking for the Name, birth date, death date, last know Hudson county residence of my great grandfather (who was the parent to my grandfather: Thomas A. WHITTAKER, born in Hudson County on Oct 29, 1907). . My name is Thomas A. WHITTAKER 3rd. I am looking for the death date and last know residence in Hudson County of Gustav STEINGRABER. He was born in Germany, served in the US Navy and Marines between 1880 and 1891 and died? He is the father of Marion STEINGRABER, who married Thomas A. WHITTAKER between 1925 - 1929. I would also like to know the names of the other children of Gustav STEINGRABER..

BALD, MEALLETTE posted by David Zimmerman on Friday, November 28, 1997

Seeking information on Louis S. BALD, died Nov. 10, 1908; lived in Jersey City, NJ, was a mail carrier. Wife Lillian S. MEALLETTE, wife's address on the marriage certificate was 137 1/2 Van Horn St., Jersey City, NJ.

STEINGRABER, WHITTAKER posted by Tom Whittaker on Friday, November 28, 1997

I am looking for the name of my great grandfather Whittaker" and great grandmother. His son, my grandfather, Thomas A. WHITTAKER, was born in Hudson County on Oct 29, 1907. I am also looking for any info on the Gustav STEINGRABER of Hudson County. He was born in Germany but lived and died in Hudson county between the years 1880 - 1900 approx. He is my grandmothers father and I have several 1800s vintage photos from his carreer in the US Navy aboard the USS New Hampshire.

GORDON posted by Alice Gordon on Saturday, November 29, 1997

My half sister wants to find her baptism recorc. She was born in Kearny, NJ on March 20, 1937 and was very premature. She may have been baptized in an Episcopal Church inKearney. Her last name is GORDON. Does anyone know if baptism records are available? Her mother died two years later and she is trying it trace all records possible of her mother's activities. thanks so much

KESSEL, WAHSCHEID, WALSCHEID posted by Patricia W. Clark on Sunday, November 30, 1997

Any info on ggrandfather, Julius Emil WAHSCHEID who lived in Union Hill, Union City, NJ and Josephine KESSEL, married about 1871. Any info on gfather Arthur John WALSCHEID, MD., b. 1874, d. 1947 and brother, Julius Emil WALSCHEID, attorney, b. 1872. Is the First Reformed Church of West Hoboken still active? Arthur was connected with North Hudson Hospital, Weehawken, NJ and several NYC Hospitals and Julius worked with the city government of Mayor Hague. Thankyou.

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