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Selected Articles and Information about the
Passaic County Historical Society
 

Schools and Associations | Bible Records |BiographiesBusiness & Industry | Cemeteries | Census | Churches | Directories | | Military | Newspaper | Orphan Research
Passaic County and Environs

  • Selected Articles and Information About the Passaic County Historical Society: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Passaic County Historical Society & Lambert Castle 
  • A Look Back in Time
  • The Catholina Lambert Story 
  • The Opening of Lambert Castle, January 31, 1893 
  • Catholina Lambert's Art Collection  
  • Schools and Associations:
  • Passaic - High School Graduates, 1873 - 1895 
  • Passaic - High School Graduates, 1896 - 1908 
  • Passaic - High School Graduates, 1909 - 1916 
  • Passaic - High School Graduates, 1917 - 1921 
  • Paterson - Assoc. of Exempt Firemen, 1882-1892 
  • Paterson - Candidates for Admission to High School, 1890
  • Paterson - DAR Applications, Garret A. Hobart Chapter
  • Paterson - Hamilton Club, 1905 Membership Roster
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1880 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1903 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1904
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1905 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1907 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1908 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1909 
  • Paterson - High School Graduates, 1910 
  • Paterson - Normal School Graduates, 1905
  • Paterson - Normal School Graduates, 1906 
  • Paterson - Old Ladies' Home of Passaic Cty., Resident List 1927-1934 
  • Paterson - Rambling Club, Inc., 1908 

  • Paterson - Riverside Athletic and Singing Club, Inc., 1933
  • Bible Records: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Index of Surnames 
  • ACKERMAN Family Bible Records 
  • BENJAMIN / FURDUN Family Bible Records 
  • BURHANS Family Bible Records 
  • CAMPBELL Family Bible Records 
  • CRANE Family Bible Records 
  • DERROM Family Bible Records 
  • FORCE Family Bible Records 
  • GARRABRANT Family Bible Records 
  • GARRABRANT (James) Family Bible Records 
  • GOULD / VAN HOUTEN Family Bible Records 
  • HINCHMAN Family Bible Records 
  • KING Family Bible Records 
  • POST Family Bible Records 
  • POST / SPEAR Family Bible Records 
  • PULIS Family Bible Records 
  • ROMAINE Family Bible Records 
  • ROSE Family Bible Records 
  • SLINGERLAND Family Bible Records 
  • SMITH (Hophni) Family Bible Records 
  • SMITH (John) Family Bible Records 
  • SPEAR / HINDLE Family Bible Records 
  • STANLEY Family Bible Records 
  • STORM Family Bible Records 
  • VAN BLARCOM Family Bible Records 

  • ZABRISKIE Family Bible Records
  • Biographies: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • PIAGET, Henry F., Owner of "The Great Noch Inn" 

  • SPEER, Alfred, Passaic Vintner, Publisher, Inventor
  • Industry and Business:
  • Passaic-“The Botanist,” Newspaper of Botany Worsted Mills - 1933
  • Paterson - History of the Barbour Flax Spinning Company
  • Cemeteries: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Acquackanonk - Old First Reformed Cemetery Plot Owners, 1850 - 1864 
  • Belleville - Belleville Reformed Church Cemetery - Rev. Vets 
  • Butler - Manning Avenue Cemetery - (Adobe PDF) - Manning Ave. Cemetery Map
  • Cedar Grove - Cedar Grove Cemetery (CANFIELD-DOREMUS) 
  • Clifton - Centerville Cemetery, (Jewish) 
  • Oak Ridge - Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery 
  • Passaic County - A Guide to Passaic County Cemeteries 

  • - Cemeteries Outside Passaic County
  • Paterson - Cedar Lawn Cemetery (narrative) 

  • - Cedar Lawn Cemetery Lot Owners as of 1917
  • Paterson - Sandy Hill Cemetery (narrative) 

  • - Sandy Hill Cemetery List of Lot Owners
  • Towaco - Old Jacksonville area Cemeteries 
  • Wayne - JONES/DOREMUS Cemetery 
  • Wayne - Old Mountain View Cemetery 
  • Wayne - Old RYERSON Graveyard 

  • West Milford - Macopin Death Book
  • Census:
  • West Milford Township Census 1845 (Narrative) 

  • West Milford Township Census, 1845 - (Adobe PDF)
  • Churches: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Acquackanonk - Acquackanonk True Reformed Church - The Seceders 
  • New Prospect - New Prospect ME Church, Baptisms 1858 - 1872 
  • North Haledon - North Haledon Churches 
  • Passaic - First Africian Methodist Church of Passaic 
  • Passaic - Presbyterian Church Pew List, 1894 
  • Passaic - Second Reformed Church Membership List, 1869 - 1923
  • Passaic County - Early Catholics in the Passaic County Area 
  • Paterson - Early Catholic Families in Paterson 1830 
  • Paterson - Eastside Presbyterian Church Officers, 1882 - 1939 
  • Paterson - Paterson Churches 1879 
  • Paterson - Paterson Second Presbyterian Church, 1840-1880 
  • Paterson - Research in the Diocese of Paterson 

  • - Diocese of Paterson Web Site
  • Paterson - Second Reformed Church, Baptisms, 1828 - 1882 
  • Paterson - Second Reformed Church, Marriages, 1828 - 1896 
  • Ringwood - Ringwood Churches 
  • Saddle River - Saddle River Reformed Church, Marriages 1819-1823 
  • Wayne - Wayne Township Churches 

  • Wyckoff - Wyckoff Church Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions
  • City Directories: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Passaic County - PCHS Directory Holdings 

  • Paterson City Directory, 1853 (forward)
  • Map: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • New Jersey Boundry Maps prior to 1857 
  • Older Place Names in Passaic (,Bergen & Essex) County 
  • Paterson's First Map, 1713- (Adobe PDF)

  • Paterson Courthouse Maps by W.P.A.- (Adobe PDF)
  • Military: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Capt. Archibald BELCHER, Passaic Cty's 1st 3-year Vol. for the Union 
  • Butler and Bloomingdale WWI Veteran's Homecoming 
  • Passaic County Soldiers and Sailors Monument 
  • Passaic County Soldiers for the Union 186File) 3-1864 (500k, Large File)- (Adobe PDF)
  • Capt. Hugh C. Irish, Company "K" Thirteenth New Jersey Volunteers  
  • Jerseymen for the Union, Passaic Cty Volunteers (Forward) 

  • - (Listing A-H),(I-R) ,(S-Z)- (Adobe PDF A-H), (I-R), (S-Z)
  • Paterson: WWI Veterans of the Barbour Flax Spinning Co. - 1918 
  • Totowa Borough Veterans Memorial
  • Wayne Township Veterans Memorial

  • . William (Robert) Wright, a suspicious death (1885)
  • Newspaper Extracts:
  • Newspapers on Microfilm at PCHS 
  • Clifton: "The Echo," Clifton's First Newspaper 
  • Newark: "The Sentinel of Freedom" (Newark), Marriages 1796 ~ 1809 
  • Passaic: Passaic Daily Times Occupies Historic Ground, (1882) 
  • Passaic: Passaic Man Killed With Stone (circa 1881) 
  • Paterson:"The Co-Operator," Newspaper of The Barbour Flax Spin.Co. 
  • Paterson: Paterson Intelligencer Newspaper Marriages & Deaths, 1825-1856 - (Adobe PDF)

  • Paterson: Paterson Morning Call's "Roll Call of the Dead," Prominent Citizens 1902-18 - (Adobe PDF)
  • Orphan Research: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Passaic: Passaic Home and Orphan Asylum 
  • Paterson (Totowa): Mount St. Joseph Home for Boys and Girls, 1908 - (Adobe PDF)
  • Paterson: The Paterson Orphan Asylum - (Adobe PDF)

  • - Inmate List, 5 November 1877  - (Adobe PDF)
    Paterson: St. Josephs Orphanage for Girls, 1853 - (Adobe PDF)
  • Passaic County and Its Environs: - (Photos/Graphics)
  • Franklin Township: Franklin Twp. Births & Deaths 1861 - 1862 
  • Little Falls: Historic SPEER Homestead, Little Falls 
  • Passaic: City of Passaic 
  • Passaic County: Who’s Who in Passaic County, 1917 
  • Passaic County: Italian-American Who's Who, 1943, Lists Distinguished County Residents 
  • Passaic County: Notable Dates in Passaic County History, 1609 - 1937 
  • Passaic County: Principal Farmers in Passaic County, 1871-1874 
  • Paterson: Paterson Cholera Epidemic Death List, 1832 
  • Paterson: Paterson Cholera Epidemic Death List, 1849 
  • Paterson: Dublin: Paterson's First Neighborhood 
  • Paterson: Early Celebrators of the New Year, 1890 Jan 02 
  • Paterson: From Macclesfield to Paterson (1879) 
  • Paterson: Paterson 1714 MANDEVILLE Deed 
  • Paterson: Paterson Silk Mill Immigrants 
  • Paterson: Society For Establishing Useful Manufactures (S.U.M.) 
  • Paterson: 1902 Great Fire - Building Owner and Tradesman Losses 

  • Pompton Lakes: Marriages, Births, Deaths; 1896
  • New Jersey Sites:
  • Central Jersey Genealogical Club, Hamilton
  • Weehawken
  • Gloucester County
  • New Jersey Gen Web
  • The Genealogical Society of New Jersey (New Brunswick)
  • North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
  • POINTers In Person - Chapter 15 - Welcome
  • The South River Historical & Preservation Society 

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