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Profession

Title

MG

Activist

Winans, Derek (1938-2004)

1673

Architect

Saalbach, Carl F.

1679

Artist

FewSmith, Henry (1821-1846)

818

Artist

Satterthwaite, Pennington (1870-1946)

675

Artist

Wilcox, Ray

1316

Artist

Wilcox, Ruth (1908-1989)

1316

Artist

Ziger, Samuel G.

1574

Authors

Mills, Weymer J.

1685

Astronomy

Halsted Observatory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

248

Attorney

See Lawyer

Banker/Banking

American National Bank of Newark, Newark, NJ

1315

Banker/Banking

Betsy Ross Building and Loan Association

572

Banker/Banking

Marsh, Theron L.

1683

Banker/Banking

National State Bank, Newark, NJ

28

Banker/Banking

Provident Institution for Savings, Jersey City, NJ

1316

Banker/Banking

Savings Investment and Trust Co., East Orange, NJ

1319

Banker/Banking

Ward, Marcus L. (1812-1884), Director of National State Bank

28

Barber

Milano Family Papers, 1934-ca. 1948

1556

Bell maker

Ross, David (1720-1795)

155

Blacksmith

Ackerman, James I. (b. 1772)

655

Blacksmith

Lindsley, Joseph (1777-1849)

293

Blacksmith

Lyon, Isaac (fl. 1811-1814)

112

Blacksmith

Steward, Samuel (1760-1833)

170

Blacksmith

Unknown Newark blacksmith

1325

Bridge Builder

Johnson, Chilion (1800-1883)

1166

Builder

See also Carpenter

 

Builder

Nichols, Alexander (1809-1881)

1012

Builder

Price, David (fl. 1864-1872)

544

Builder

Wallace, William (d. 1843)

891

Bus driver

Reeves, Paul

1676

Butcher

Young, Isaac (fl. 1807)

911

Cabinetmaker

Bruen, Caleb W. (1768-1846)

79

Cabinetmaker

Hewitt, John (1777-1857)

84

Cabinetmaker

Lyon, Henry G. (fl. 1800-1838)

313

Cable cars

See Transportation - Cable Cars

Cable company

General Cable Company, New York, NY

824

Cable company

Standard Underground Cable Company, Sewickley, PA and Perth Amboy, NY

 

Canals

See Transportation - Canals

 

Carpenter

Johnson, Chilion (1800-1883)

1166

Carpenter

Nichols, Alexander (1809-1881)

1012

Carpenter

Nichols, Isaac (1773-1861)

1012

Carpenter

Ogden, John (1799-1877)

1175

Carpenter

Woodruff, Thomas Jr. (1720-1805)

191

Carriage manufacturer/painter

See Coach manufacturerorCoach painter

Cartographer

Berdan, John, Jr. (fl. 1823-1856)

1184

Cartographer

Skinner, Norman S. (b. 1903)

1521

Cattle

Lee-Foster Land and Cattle Company

624

Cement company

Newark Lime and Cement Company, Newark, NJ

350

Cement company

Tomkins, Hedden and Company, Newark, NJ

350

Chair maker

Alling, David (1773-1855)

309

Chess player

William Steinitz (1836-1900)

1638

Cider maker

Camp Family (Camptown, NJ)

81

Cider maker

Harrison, Samuel (1684-1776)

108

Clay mining

See Mining - Clay

 

Coach manufacturer

Beach, David (1780-1830)

1012

Coach manufacturer

Quimby, James M. (d. 1874)

746

Coach painter

Congar, Samuel Hayes (1796-1872)

875

Coal

Unknown coal merchant, Newark, NJ

929

Cobbler

See Shoemaker

Coffin maker

See Funeral Services

Communication - Telegraph

Morse Telegraph

26

Communication - Telephone

Bell Telephone

26

Composer

Ringer, Joseph (fl. 1938)

1332

Composer

Russell, Louis Arthur (1854-1925)

1318

Construction

Conyne & Richards, Somerville, NJ

1500

Construction

Lustron Corporation Collection

1677

Construction

Richards & Gaston, Somerville, NJ

1500

Contractor

See Builder

 

Cooper

Bedford, Simeon (fl. 1797-1826) (Lyon-Bedford Family Papers)

850

Cooper

Brown, Nathaniel (fl. 1803-1834)

841

Cooper

Hayes, Samuel (1728-1811)

965

Cooper

Ross, David (1720-1795)

155

Cotton

Cotton factory (owned by the De Zeng family)

800

Currier

King, Henry (d. 1781)

116

Currier

Lefferson, Arthur (1739-ca. 1802)

120

Currier

White, Nathan (fl. 1780-1786)

844

Debating societies

Bridgeton Literary Association, Bridgeton, NJ

292

Delegate

Alice B. Hamilton Collection

1528

Delegate

Wiedenmayer, George W.

1566

Dentist

Lord, Arthur (fl. 1936-1976)

1530

Distiller

Bruen, Caleb W. (1768-1846)

79

Distiller

Caleb David Camp & M. Bruen Company, Camptown, NJ (Camp Family Record books)

81

Distiller

Camp Family (Camptown, NJ)

81

Distiller

Unknown, Fairfield, NJ

100

Distiller

Unknown, Somerset County, NJ

957

Doctor

See Physician

Doll manufacturing

Gleason Doll Manufacturing Company, Jersey City, NJ

1382

Draughtsman

Skinner, Norman S. (b. 1903)

1521

Editor - Newspaper

Hunt, Sanford B. (1825-1884), editorNewark Daily Advertiser

21

Editor - Newspaper

McDowell, Rachel K. (1880-1949), reporter and editor

866

Electricity company

See Utilities

 

Engineer

Beckwith, H.R. (fl. 1943-1944)

940

Engineer

Canfield-Dickerson Family (Morris County, NJ)

249

Engineer

Dickerson, Edward Nicoll (1824-1889)

97

Engineer

Erskine, Robert (1735-1780)

199

Engineer

Weston Instruments Collection

1666

Engrosser

L.E. Breland Papers

1547

Farmer

Bailey, Daniel (fl. 1886-1900)

1136

Farmer

Chessman, William (d. ca. 1766)

491

Farmer

Coe, Sayers (1772-1851)

89

Farmer

Cooke, Elisha (1716/17-1799)

220

Farmer

Cooper, Jonah (fl. 1793-1832)

451

Farmer

Cortelyou, Henry P. (1823-1910)

594

Farmer

Cory, James (1801-1880)

19

Farmer

Crampton, William D. (fl. 1807-1828)

739

Farmer

Crane, Benjamin (1787-1864)

422

Farmer

DeGray Family (Bergen County, NJ)

1167

Farmer

Denville Farmers Club, Denville, NJ

96

Farmer

Doremus, Ralph (1797-1886)

99

Farmer

Drew, John (fl. 1813-1840)

904

Farmer

Gibbons Family (Savannah, GA and Madison, NJ)

1302

Farmer

Green, Calvin (1765-1847)

221

Farmer

Harmony Hollow Farm

1640

Farmer

Harrison, Samuel (1684-1776)

108

Farmer

Holmes, John (1730-1804)

282

Farmer

Hunt, John (fl. 1770-1824)

1245

Farmer

Kingsland, (Gen.) George (1783-1866)

907

Farmer

Melick, Aaron (1725-1809)

898

Farmer

Middleton, Enoch (fl. 1830-1850)

527

Farmer

Miller, Josiah

1668

Farmer

Munn, Silas (1786-1873)

416

Farmer

Oles, Abigail (fl. 1813-1814)

112

Farmer

Parkhurst, Henry L. (1767-1852)

150

Farmer

Pennington, Samuel Pennington (1765-1835) (Pennington-Satterthwaite Family Papers)

675

Farmer

Race, Paul Woodruff (fl. 1880s)

1334

Farmer

Sayre, Ebenezer (1749-1822)

942

Farmer

Scott, Gavin (1738-1815)

1139

Farmer

Sharp, Barzillai (fl. 1801-1825)

1240

Farmer

Smith, George W. (1832-1906)

824

Farmer

Smock, George (1754-1836)

202

Farmer

Sutphen, Guisbert (1720-1796)

917

Farmer

Tichenor, Daniel (1748-1831)

181

Farmer

Upper Freehold Township Residents

762

Farmer

Van Blarcom, John (fl. 1772-1822)

999

Farmer

Van Horne, Rutgert (ca. 1667-1741)

1006

Farmer

Van Ness, Henry R. (1768-1833)

663

Farmer

Wright, Samuel Gardiner (1781-1845)

275

Ferries

See Transportation - Ferries

Fire companies

Newark Fire Engine Company No. 1, Newark, NJ

971

Fire companies

Vrana, Theodore (b. 1906), Historian

1305

Forges

See Ironworks

Fuller

See Fulling mills

 

Fulling mills

Harrison, Samuel (1684-1776)

108

Fulling mills

Hendrickson, Daniel (1736-ca. 1797)

282

Funeral services - Coffin maker

Nichols, Isaac (1773-1861)

1012

Funeral services - Coffin maker

Ogden, John (1799-1877)

1175

Funeral services - Coffin maker

Woodruff, Thomas Jr. (1720-1805)

191

Funeral services - Graves

Woodruff, William (fl. 1771-1803), Gravedigger

192

Funeral services - Homes

Ogden-Van Assen Funeral Home, Elizabeth, NJ

1175

Funeral services - Homes

Terrill Funeral Home, Irvington, NJ

1259

Furnaces

See Ironworks

Gas company

See Utilities

 

General store

See Merchant

Glass maker/manufacturer

Jackson Glass Works, Waterford Township, NJ

1178

Glass maker/manufacturer

Ontario Glass Works, Geneva (?), NY

800

Governor

Bloomfield, Joseph

1651

Governor

Mahlon Dickerson and Philemon Dickerson Papers

13

Governor

Lewis Morris, Royal Governor of NJ Collection

16

Governor

Franklin, William Papers

37

Governor

Vroom, Peter D. Collection

20

Grave digging

See Funeral services - Graves

 

Grist mill

Hendrickson, Daniel (1736-ca. 1797)

282

Grist mill

Leddel Family (Mendham, NJ)

119

Grist mill

Ralston, John (d. 1819)

152

Grocer

See Merchant

 

Harbor

See also Wharf

 

Harbor

New Jersey Harbor Company

824

Hatter

Leonard, James (fl. 1825-1833)

121

Hatter

Tomkins, Ambrose (1802-1851)

350

Historian

Congar, Samuel Hayes (1796-1872)

12, 262

Historian

Greene, Joseph Warren Jr. (1875-1939)

750

Historian

Mellick, Andrew D. Jr. (1844-1895)

53

Historian

Smith, Samuel (1720-1776)

41

Historian

Vrana, Theodore (b. 1906)

1305

Historian

Whitehead, William A. (1810-1884)

177, 941

Horse Breeding/Racing

Clee, Lester Harrison (1888-1962), Presbyterian minister and legislator

1058

Horse Breeding/Racing

Gibbons Family (Savannah, GA and Madison, NJ)

1302

Horse Breeding/Racing

Hendrickson, Daniel (1736-ca. 1797)

282

Horse Breeding/Racing

Holmes, Daniel (1792-1851)

282

Hotel

See Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

See also Resort

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Forest House Hotel, Hattacawanna Lake, NJ

1187

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Graham's Tavern, Elizabeth, NJ

107

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Notes and clippings on New Jersey taverns

750

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Sign of the Unicorn, Elizabeth, NJ

107

Inn/Tavern/Hotel

Walter's Inn, North Bergen, NJ Collection

1637

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Ackerman, James I. (b. 1772)

655

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Clark, Sarah (d. 1793)

107

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Gibbs, Charles (fl. 1815-1820)

775

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Graham, Sarah (d. 1793)

107

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Graham, William (d. 1779)

107

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Hatfield, Morris (1757-1820)

107

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Forrest, Robert (d. 1806)

107

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Walter's Inn, North Bergen, NJ Collection

1637

Innkeeper/Tavern keeper

Winans, Matthias (1739-1782)

198

Insurance

American Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

434

Insurance

Beck, Robert A. (b. 1925), Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Prudential Insurance Company of America

1511

Insurance

Colonial Life Insurance Company of America, East Orange, NJ

1316

Insurance

Mechanics' Fire Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

360

Insurance

Mount Holly Insurance Company, Monmouth County, NJ (William Little & Company Records)

1244

Insurance

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

585

Insurance

New-Brunswick Fire Insurance Company, New Brunswick, NJ

990

Insurance

Nichols, Walter S. (1841-1921)

1012

Insurance

Prudential Insurance Company of America (Robert A. Beck Papers)

1511

Insurance

Swaim, Jacob W. (1836-1903)

1189

Inventor

Boyden, Seth (1788-1870)

350

Inventor

Goodwin, Hannibal (1822-1900)

1041

Inventor

Vail, Alfred (1807-1859)

50

Iron mining

See Mining - Iron; See also IronworksandMineral Collecting

Ironworks

Brooklyn Forge, Brooklyn, NJ

78

Ironworks

Empire Steel and Iron Company, Mount Hope, NJ

1105

Ironworks

Erskine, Robert (1735-1780)

199

Ironworks (operator)

Hoff, Charles Jr.

1018

Ironworks

Martha Furnace Employee's Journal

452

Ironworks

Hibernia Furnace, Hibernia, NJ

1018, 1196

Ironworks

Ringwood Company, Ringwood, NJ

160

Ironworks

Shahmoon Industries, Mount Hope, NJ

1105

Ironworks

Sharpsboro Iron Works, Hardistonville, NJ

514

Ironworks

Thatcher Furnace Co.

1647

Ironworks

Warren Foundry and Pipe Corporation

1105

Jewelry dealer

Alling Brothers & Company, Newark, NJ

435

Jewelry maker/ manufacturer

Alling Brothers & Company, Newark, NJ

435

Journalist

Morris, George Perry (1864-1921)

472, 843

Laborer

Denton, Stephen (fl. 1820-1834)

769

Laborer

Hazlett, John W. (fl. 1846-1865)

638

Laborer

Morris, John Jr. (fl. 1807-1816)

721

Land speculation

See Real estate

 

Land surveyor

See Surveyor

 

Lawyer

Bloomfield, Joseph (1753-1823)

377

Lawyer

Blume-Silverstein, Elizabeth (1892-1991)

1320

Lawyer

Boggs, Robert (1766-1831)

27

Lawyer

Bradley, Joseph P. (1813-1892)

26

Lawyer

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)

34

Lawyer

Dickerson, Edward Nicoll (1824-1889)

13, 97

Lawyer

Dickerson, Mahlon (1770-1853)

13

Lawyer

Dickerson, Philemon (1788-1862)

13

Lawyer

Dodd, Amzi (1793-1838)

252

Lawyer

Drake, Oliver

1041

Lawyer

Drake and Company, Newark, NJ

1041

Lawyer

Ewing, Charles (1780-1832)

283

Lawyer

Ewing, James (d. 1869)

283

Lawyer

Ewing, Maskell, Jr. (1758-1825)

790

Lawyer

Frelinghuysen, Frederick (1848-1924)

380

Lawyer

Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (1817-1885)

380

Lawyer

Frelinghuysen, George Griswold (1851-1936)

380

Lawyer

Frelinghuysen, Theodore (1787-1862)

380

Lawyer

Hines, Henry C.

1572

Lawyer

Howell, Benjamin Jr. (1786-1852)

559, 591

Lawyer

Jackson, John P. (1805-1761)

47

Lawyer

Louis Janin and Sons, Washington, D.C.

248

Lawyer

Mintz, Hymen B. (1909-1986), Manuscript Collection: Contains papers of various New Jersey lawyers

1287

Lawyer

Munn, Henry Benson (1826-1910)

416

Lawyer

[Unidentified] New Jersey Lawyer Diary

1595

Lawyer

New Jersey State Bar Association

283, 380, 572

Lawyer

New Jersey State Bar Association: Committee on the Status of Women

572

Lawyer

New Jersey Women's Lawyer Club

572

Lawyer

Ogden, David Bayard (1775-1849)

897

Lawyer

Parker, Cortlandt (1818-1907)

18, 747

Lawyer

Parker, James (1725-1797)

18

Lawyer

Paterson, William (1745-1806)

42, 542

Lawyer

Pell, Charles H. (1853-1906)

1041

Lawyer

Pennington, Jabez Pierson (1803-1888) (Pennington-Satterthwaite Family Papers)

675

Lawyer

Pennington, William (1796-1862)

331

Lawyer

Philbrook, Mary (1872-1958)

572

Lawyer

Rutherfurd, John (1760-1840)

308, 398

Lawyer

Stockton, John Potter (1826-1900)

368

Lawyer

Stockton, Lucius Horation (d. 1835)

368

Lawyer

Stockton, Robert (1764-1828)

368

Lawyer

Stockton, Robert Field, Jr. (1832-1898)

368

Lawyer

Vroom, Garret D.W. (1843-1914)

20

Lawyer

Vroom, Peter D. (1791-1873)

20, 283

Librarian

Colhoun, Margery (ca. 1895-1985)

1224

Librarian

Congar, Samuel Hayes (1796-1872)

875

Library

New Jersey Historical Society, Newark, NJ

388, 824

Light companies

See Utilities

 

Lime company

Newark Lime and Cement Company, Newark, NJ

350

Lime company

Tomkins, Hedden and Company, Newark, NJ

350

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