Hudson County, New Jersey

Posted Queries for January 1998


BOAS, FLEMMING posted by Buzz Boas on Saturday, January 3, 1998

I am searching for Thomas Louis BOAS b:1/10/1909 in Jersey City. He was the son of Louis BOAS and Agnes (FLEMMING ?). Any information, suggestions or advice to assist me in my search would be greatly appreciated.

HUSE, KOCH, UCHTMANN posted by Shirley Johnson on Tuesday, January 6, 1998

Looking for descendants of Gust KOCH, half-brother of my grandma Gesina HUSE UCHTMANN. He was said to be in the pop business in Hoboken; my uncle went east to visit him in 1920's but we lost track. Gust may have come over sooner than rest of family in 1880's; would really like to get any information on him.

CAULFIELD, MAHER posted by Rose Maher on Tuesday, January 6, 1998

Seeking information on Edward MAHER b. ca. 1850, Ireland, married ca. 1878, probably in Jersey City, (Hudson Co.) NJ, Winifred CAULFIELD, b. ca. 1862, Ireland. They were residents of Jersey City, NJ. Edward migrated to the 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 Edward and Winifred. I have Edward's will; written: 7 July 1922; probated: 1 May 1928, Jersey City, NJ. I would appreciate any help on this. Thank you.

EHLBECK posted by Hank Ehlbeck on Tuesday, January 6, 1998

I am looking for roots of my grandfather EHLBECK who lived on Cambridge Ave. in Jersey City. He owned a furniture store on Central Ave.? He came from Hamburg Germany in the 1800s. Thanks for any help.

WHITTAKER posted by Tom Whittaker on Wednesday, January 7, 1998

I would like to find information on William WHITTAKER, a Jersey City firemen around the year 1907. I would like to know which fire company he was in and whether any photos exist of that company.

GORMAN, LYMAN posted by Kathleen Green on Saturday, January 10, 1998

Seeking marriage date/location for Martin LYMAN and Ann GORMAN about mid-1830s in Ireland. Martin b. abt 1799 d. Oct 1869, Ann b. abt 1816 d. Nov 1879, both in Jersey City. Immigrated about mid-1850s with 5 children. Need immigration year and port of entry.

HAGELIN, HANSEN, HJALMAR, JAEGER, LEE, SIDLER posted by Rob Adorna on Tuesday, January 13, 1998

John and Anna HAGELIN, sons Roy and Walter. 1902-1915 lived in an apt. house on Bramhall Ave, 200 Armstrong Ave. HJALMAR (John) d. May 1961 and Freda d. June 1943 (SIDLER) HANSEN, children Albert d. 1993, John, Emma Elizabeth (JAEGER), and Dorothy (LEE). George and Hanna (Anna) HANSEN, son George. Any little bit of information about places,people would be most helpful..All lived in Jersey City, NJ.

DOYLE, PLAIN posted by Tom W. Smith on Saturday, January 17, 1998

I have a Jacob B. PLAIN (b. about 1828 in Poughkeepsie, NY) married Mary Ann DOYLE (b. about 1826 in Ireland). By the early 1860's, they had settled in Jersey City, NJ with their 6 children: Andrew (b. about 1848), Emily (b. about 1852), George (b. about 1854), Henrietta (b. about 1858), Frederick (b. Sep 15, 1860), and Victoria (b.about 1863). Jacob was also known as Brasier, which was probably his middle name. If this sounds familiar to anyone, please contact me. Any help that can be given would be greatly appreciated, no matter how small.

GALLAGHER, HANLEY, MORGAN, MOSKAL, PASLAWSKA, PRENDIVILLE posted by Steve Hanley on Saturday, January 17, 1998

John HANLEY (Roscommon, Ireland), Francis GALLAGHER (Ireland), Joseph MOSKAL (Poland), Joseph PASLAWSKA (Glynk, Poland), Catherine M. PRENDIVILLE, Elizabeth MORGAN. Families immigrated to United States in mid to late 1800s early 1900s. Settled in Hoboken, Jersey City and Bayonne. Specifically looking for descendants of Bernard A. HANLEY, reported missing in 1966 (US AF plane down in Atlantic), family moved to Texas, and Peter P. HANLEY, retired Air Force, flew for Air America and died in an aircraft accident in Alaska 1976. Am willing to share all information that I have and needless to say, any and all information would be greatly appreciated.

GOBLE posted by Addison S. Goble III on Friday, January 23, 1998

Seeking married name of my cousin Elizabeth GOBLE, daughter of Frank GOBLE, granddaughter of George GOBLE, all of Union City, NJ. Resided in West Hoboken Section of Union City in the 1940's. Assume her marriage late 1940's early 1950's. Have genealogy of her ancestors back to 1795.

BLUCHER, BLUECHER, SCHIRMHOFF posted by Karl on Friday, January 23, 1998

Researching Heinrich (or Henry) SCHIRMHOFF who lived in Jersey City, NJ from early 1890's to mid 1940's where he (probably) owned and operated a bakery. Married to Emma (BLUECHER) SCHIRMHOFF died mid 1890's (probably in childbirth). Can anyone help with date, place, and cause of death of Emma (BLUCHER) SCHIRMHOFF and names of surviving relatives (other than husband)?

SCHIRMHOFF, WACHOLZ posted by Karl on Friday, January 23, 1998

Researching Heinrich (or Henry) SCHIRMHOFF who lived in Jersey City, NJ from early 1890's to mid 1940's where he (probably) owwned and operated a bakery. Married to Caroline (WACHOLZ) SCHIRMHOFF in mid to late 1890's. Need date and place of marriage and names of witnesses or attendants.

MOSLIN, SIDNEY posted by Lane and Deanna Dowell on Saturday, January 24, 1998

Looking for descendants of Robert and Sarah SIDNEY. Robert, footman for Queen Victoria, emigrated ca 1866 with his wife and three daughters, Emma, Lucy, and Clara to America because of his poor health. He died soon after arriving in New York (based on 1870 Census information) but not before a son, Robert was born. In the 1880 Jersey City census, mother/Sarah and 4 children live quite meagerly on Railroad Av, the girls working in a tobacco factory. They attended Trinity M E Church on York St, near Warren. In the 1900 Jersey City census, Sarah is living with her son-in-law, William D MOSLIN on Dick St. Anything describing the area where our ancestors lived would also be helpful.

BALMER, GILLESPIE, MCCORMACK posted by Dr. James McCormack on Monday, January 26, 1998

For grandfather, am seeking birth, marriage and death and relevant information. My father's birth certificate reads: father - James G. MCCORMACK, b. Sept.21, 1888 @ 401 Pacific Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. Grandfather, John MCCORMACK, was 28 yrs, a mechanic, born in Ireland. Grandmother, Sarah Jane GILLESPIE, 27 yrs old, born in New York City. Sarah's headstone indicates - Sarah G. BALMER born 1860, died 1930. Are they one and the same? Objectives: to secure above certificates and as an aid in identifying birth place of grandfather in Ireland, securing his Irish birth certificate, using the latter to secure my Irish Citizenship and continue the research on family tree. also interested in names/addresses of existing burial grounds, cemeteries and churches 1860-1890.

STALEE posted by David Stalee on Tuesday, January 27, 1998

Herman B STALEE lived in Hudson County around 1900. He had two sons named Walter Washington STALEE and William Henry STALEE. Any information found about him, his parents, siblings, or children would be appreciated.

HAUZE, OWENS posted by Dennis R. Hauze on Tuesday, January 27, 1998

I am looking for birth, land, tax, or business records for HAUZE family members that may have lived in Hudson or Bergen counties from 1913 to approximately 1932. The following individuals are of particular interest: Samuel HAUZE, born approx. 1859, PA or NJ, profession unknown. Son of Samuel; Earl Howard HAUZE, born 1891, Mauck Chunk, PA, profession: possibly general contractor-residential construction. Known Sibling: Lee HAUZE. Children of Earl Howard HAUZE: William Earl, Eleanor, Robert Kenneth, Louis Earl. Wife of Earl Howard: Margaret Jane OWENS, born 1983, Emerald, PA. Earl HAUZE and family returned to Catasauqua, PA, during the depression years after his construction business failed. Earl re-established his business as a painting contractor in that town, which remained in the family until the death of his oldest son William, in the early 1980's. Robert Kenneth HAUZE, my father, was born in June of 1918, possibly in Hoboken, or Hackensack, NJ. Thank you in advance for any assistance you may provide.

GERNHARDT, GOELZ posted by Jill Birdsall on Thursday, January 29, 1998

Looking for descendants of Nicholas GOELZ, born May 2, 1824 in Germany. According to pages 1259-60 in the History of Hudson County, he emigrated to the US in 1848. First he worked as proprietor in grocery on Sixth Ave. in NYC. Then he was superintendent of a stage line on Third Ave., NYC and in 1854, moved to Union, Hudson Co., NJ where he controlled his own stage line. In 1859, along with several others, he formed the Hoboken and Weehawken Horse Railroad Company which eventually became the North Hudson County Railway Company. In 1849, Nicholas GOELZ married Eva Maria GERNHARDT. They had children: Charles, Annie and Johanna. In Union, Hudson Co., NJ, Nicholas GOELZ was a member of the Board of Education and also treasurer of the Masonic Fraternity, Palisade Lodge, No. 84.

DORKO, PAPCZUN, PAPSON posted by Teresa Geiger on Friday, January 30, 1998

Researching the DORKO family of Jersey City. Joseph and Bertha PAPSON (may have been PAPCZUN) came from Austria-Hungary in the late 1800's. They had 2 sons that I know of Joseph and Michael (my ggrandfather) They were born in Jersey City, NJ. Michael took Bertha to Homestead, PA. Joseph may have gone to Connecticut. My grandmother recalls cousins visiting them from there. Any information on this family would be appreciated. I would like to find any of Joseph's family.

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