Munsell's History of Morris County
Morris Co. Up


[Currently the main body of the book has been placed online. The Biographical Sketches can be found within the chapters of the History of Morris County. As time permits the Portraits and Illustrations will be added to the appropriate pages. - BKB]


Actual Table of Contents from the book.

Table of Contents

Outline History of New Jersey.
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Chapter IThe Indians of New Jersey—Discovery and Settlement of the State7,8
Chapter IINew Jersey under the Dutch and English Governors—Slavery8-10
Chapter IIINew Jersey's part in the French and Revolutionary Wars11,12
Chapter IVParticipation of the State in the Wars of this Century12,13
Chapter VEducational, Governmental and Benevolent Institutions—The State Administration13-15
Chapter VIMineral Resources—Industries—Canals and Railroads—Population15,16

History of Morris County.

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Chapter I
The Indians in Possession—Early Boundary Lines—The First Settlements

17-20

Chapter II
The Formation of Morris County and its Division into Townships

20-22

Chapter III
The Prelude to the Revolution—Patriot Leaders of Morris County

22-27

Chapter IV
Morris County Troops in the Continental Army
27-31
Chapter V
Morris County Militia in the Revolution Incidents of the War
32-37
Chapter VI
Recovering from the Revolution—Morris County Men in the War of 1812
37-39
Chapter VII
The Iron Industry of Morris County —Earliest Enterprises —Forges and Bloomaries
39-48
Chapter VIII
Charcoal Furnaces—Pompton, Hibernia, Mt. Hope and Split Rock
48-56
Chapter IX
Slitting and Rolling Mills—Anthracite Furnaces and Foundries
56-62
Chapter X
Iron Mines of Morris County
62-66
Chapter XI
Travel and Transportation—Turnpikes—The Morris Canal—Railroads
66-71
Chapter XII
Religious and Educational Interests
71-73
Chapter XIII
Political Parties and Candidates—Officers and Representatives
73-80
Chapter XIV
Opening of the Civil War—First Volunteers—Ladies' Aid Societies
80-81
Chapter XV
Company K 7th N.J.—Captain Southard's Engineers—Captain Duncan's Company
81-85
Chapter XVI
The 11th N.J. Regiment—Battles and Losses of Companies E and H
85-88
Chapter XVII
The Brilliant Record of Companies C and F 15th N.J. Volunteers
88-93
Chapter XVIII
History of the 17th N.J. Volunteer Infantry—The Cumberland River Disaster
93-97
Chapter XIX
Drafting—"Emergency Men"—Company K 1st N.J.—Company I 33d N.J.
97-100
Chapter XX
The 39th N.J. Volunteers—Roll of Company K—List of Patriot Dead
100-102
Chapter XXI
A Sketch of the Geology and Physical Geography of Morris County
102-108
Chapter XXII
City, Village and Township Histories, Morristown
109-176
Chapter XXIII
City, Village and Township Histories, Boonton
177-186
Chapter XXIV
City, Village and Township Histories, Chatham Township
Madison
187-210
200
Chapter XXV
City, Village and Township Histories, Chester
211-216
Chapter XXVI
City, Village and Township Histories, Hanover Township
Littleton
Parsippany

Troy
Whippany
217-228
221
221
221

221
Chapter XXVII
City, Village and Township Histories, Jefferson Township
229-240
Chapter XXVIII
City, Village and Township Histories, Mendham Township
241-248
Chapter XXIX
City, Village and Township Histories, Montville
249-253
Chapter XXX
City, Village and Township Histories, Mt. Olive
Bartleyville
Budd's Lake
Flanders
South Stanhope
254-259
255
255
255
255
Chapter XXXI
City, Village and Township Histories, Passaic Township
New Vernon

Stanley
260-264
263
260
Chapter XXXII
City, Village and Township Histories, Pequannock
265-289
Chapter XXXIII
City, Village and Township Histories, Randolph
Dover
Ferromonte
Mill Brook
Mine Hill

Mount Freedom
Port Oram
Walnut Grove
290-330
313
310
310
310
310

309
310
Chapter XXXIV
City, Village and Township Histories, Rockaway
331-363
Chapter XXXV
City, Village and Township Histories, Roxbury
Drakeville
McCainville
Port Morris
Succasunna
364-371
366
366

366
365
Chapter XXXVI
City, Village and Township Histories, Washington
372-388

Appendix.

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Financial History—Reformatory Institutions389
Abstract of the Proprietors's Title393
The 11th New Jersey Volunteers395
The Village of Butler396

Index to Names.
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Biographical Sketches.

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Allen, Jabez L328
Allen, Job341
Axtell Family242
Baker, Henry360
Baker, William H.362
Barnes, Rev. Albert136
Beaman, David342
Bergen, Rev. John G.208
Boisaubin, Vincent202
Brown, John P.240
Budd, Daniel215
Butterworth, Joshua H.326
Byram Family242
Campfield, Jabez31
Chandler, L. A.362
Condict, Silas26
Cook, Ellis26
Cook, Silas252
Cooper, Daniel262
Cooper, Nathan A.211
Darby, John220
Darcy, John31
De Hart, William24
Dickerson, Jonathan321
Dickerson, Mahlon321
Dickerson, Peter25, 321
Dod Family243
Drake, Jacob25
Faesch, John Jacob53, 281, 337
Fairchild Family228
Fisher, Rev. Samuel136
Ford, Jacob sen.23, 114, 115
Ford, Jacob jr.115
Ford, Rev. John220
Gaines, Nathaniel252
Garrison, Samuel L.186
Green, Rev. Jacob224
Hager, John S.377
Hager, Lawrence376
Halsey, Samuel B.361
Hancock, Rev. John210
Hann Family374
Harcour, Rev. Samuel213
Hasenclever, Peter43
Hinchman Family324
Hinchman, Guy M.58, 325
Hinchman, Joseph324
Hoff Family361
Horton, Rev. Azariah205
Hull, Aurelius B.170
Jackson, John Darby361
Jackson, Joseph360
Johnes, Rev. Timothy131, 133
Kanouse Family269
Kearney, Michael218
King, Andrew43, 298
King, William L.171
Kitchel, Aaron219
Kitchel, Abraham26
Lefevre, William B.237
Lefevre, William Jeff202
Littell Family261
Marsh, Ephraim380
McDowell, Rev. William A.136
Megie Family388
Moylan, Stephen51
Neighbour Family375
Ogden, Abraham24
Ogden, Samuel24
Oram, Robert F.328
Randolph, T. F.168
Richards, George327
Richards, Rev. James135
Sanders Family243
Schenck, Rev. J. V. N.283
Segur, Thomas B.326
Spencer, Oliver31
Stickle, Hubbard S.362
Stiles, Jonathan24
Stoddard, Rev. E. W.370
Stotesbury, John52
Stoutenburg Family382
Thompson, David26
Tuthill, Samuel24
Tuttle, Rev. Joseph F.344
Tuttle, Rev. Samuel L.208
Vail, Alfred160
Vail, George175
Vanatta, Jacob172
Ward, L. B.176
Welsh Family375
Wick, Henry35
Winds, William24, 299
Woodhull, Rev. William213
Young, David219

Portraits.
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Baker, Henry, Rockaway360
Baker, William, "362
Bruen, James H. "312
Budd, Daniel, Chester215
Butterworth, J. H., Dover326
Cobb, Andrews B., Hanover219
Cooper, Nathan A., Chester211
Cooper, Mary H.212
Dickerson, Mahlon, Randolph321
Drake, Nelson H., Mt. Olive375
Fairchild, E. M., Hanover229
Fairchild, R. V. W., "227
Fairchild, Stephen, "228
Garrison, S. L., Boonton186
Hager, John S., German Valley377
Hager, Lawrence, "376
Hinchman, G. M., Dover328
Hull, Aurelius B., Morristown170
Johnson, William C., Chatham199
King, William L., Morristown171
Lindsley, Oscar, Passaic199
Marsh, Ephraim, Schooley's Mountain380
Stoddard, E. W., Succasunna370
Ward, L. B., Morristown176
Vail, George, Morristown175
Vanatta, Jacob172

Illustrations.
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Baker, William H., Homestead, Rockaway363
Bartley, William & Son, Machine Shop, Bartleyville255
Beach, Columbus, Residence, Dover316
Brown, John P., Hotel, Newfoundland240
Chovey, Charles L., Residence, Madison204
Cole, J. P. Residence, Montville251
Cooper, N. A., dec. —late Residence, Chester213
Crowell, D. A., Belmont Hall, Schooley's Mt.283
Elliott, Alex., Residence, Dover316
Evans, Mrs. J. D., Residence, Chester202
Fairchild, Mrs. R. V. W., Residence, Hanover163
Frontpiece1
George, Richard, Residence, Dover314
Green, William S., Residence, Denville312
Guerin, B. C., Hotel, Morristown147
Hance, John, Residence, Randolph312
Hopper, Peter, Residence, Pompton Plains282
Howland, Mrs. William H., Residence, Montville163
Hurd, Edward C., Residence, Dover292
Johnson, William C., Residence, Chatham199
King, V. B., Residence, Morristown173
Lanning, G. M., Residence, Afton200
Leddell, S. W., Residence, Mendham279
Macwithey, A. A., Residence, Pompton282
Map of Morris County6
Marsh, William W., Residence, Schooley's Mt.380
McFarlan, H., Residence, Dover292
Moller, Daniel, Opera House, Dover312
Oram, Robert F., Residence, near Dover328
Post, John F., Residence, Pompton279
Richards, George, Residence, Dover327
Richards, Samuel E., Residence, Afton200
Romondt, C. D. V., Residence,  Pompton279
Scenery in Morris County (frontpiece)1
Sharp, J. M., Hotel, Budd's Lake255
Simpson, James H. Residence, Dover318
Stickle, B. K. & G. W., Lumber Yard, Rockaway358
Thebaud, Edward, Residence, Madison200
Thebaud, E. V., "  "200
Todd, Edward, "  "208
Vanatta, Jacob, dec., late Residence, Morristown173
Washington's Headquarters, Morristown166
Webb, James A., Residence, Madison202
Welsh, John C., Residence, German Valley375
Zabriskie, A. J. B., Residence, Montville251

Source Citation: History of Morris County, New Jersey with Illustrations, and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers, 1739-1882; New York: W.W. Munsell & CO., 1882.


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