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UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY


 

 

Source:
HISTORY
of
UNION AND MIDDLESEX COUNTIES, NEW JERSEY

with
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
of Many of their
Pioneers and Prominent Men
Edited by W. Woodford Clayton
- ILLUSTRATED -
Published:  Philadelphia: Everts & Peck
1882

 

PREFACE iii - iv
UNION COUNTY.  
CHAPTER PAGE
I. - Discovery and Occupation of New Netherland. 13
II. - Attempt to Colonize Achter Kull under the Dutch Rule 15
III. - First English Settlement at Elizabethtown 17
IV. - Original Patentees and Associates of Elizabethtown 21
V. - Indian Occupation 40
VI. - Indian Hostilities 45
VII. - Physical and Descriptive Features 48
VIII. - Government of Philip Carteret 51
IX. - Government of Philip Carteret (Continued) 54
X. - Title to Lands 57
XI. - Beginning of the Revolutionary Struggle 62
XII. - War of the Revolution 70
XIII. - War of the Revolution (Continued) 74
XIV. - War of the Revolution (Continued) 79
XV. - War of the Revolution (Continued) 87
XVI. - Early Lawyers, Courts, and Judges 100
XVII. - Bench and Bar of Union County 108
XVIII. - Civil Organization 118
XIX. - The Medical Profession 120
XX. - Press of Union County 135
XXI. - Union County in the War of the Rebellion 142
XXII. - Union County in the War of the Rebellion (Continued) 146
XXIII. - Union County in the War of the Rebellion (Continued) 151
XXIV. - Record of Union County Soldiers, 1861 to 1865 157
XXV. - Township of Elizabethtown 173
XXVI. - Borough of Elizabethtown 179
XXVII. - The City of Elizabeth 184
XXVIII. - City of Elizabeth (Continued) 187
XXIX. - City of Elizabeth (Continued) 191
XXX. - City of Elizabeth (Continued) 195
XXXI. - City of Elizabeth (Continued) 217
XXXII. - City of Elizabeth (Continued) 227
XXXIII. - City of Rahway 241
XXXIV. - City of Rahway (Continued) 244
XXXV. - City of Rahway (Continued) 246
XXXVI. - City of Rahway (Continued) 249
XXXVII. - City of Rahway (Continued) 251
XXXVIII. - City of Rahway (Continued) 257
XXXIX. - City of Rahway (Continued) 258
XL. - City of Rahway (Continued) 270
XLI. - City of Rahway (Continued) 272
XLII. - City of Rahway (Continued) 275
XLIII. - City of Rahway (Continued) 282
XLIV. - Township of Plainfield 296
XLV. - Township and City of Plainfield 297
XLVI. - Township and City of Plainfield (Continued) 302
XLVII. - Township and City of Plainfield (Continued) 312
XLVIII. - Township and City of Plainfield (Continued) 316
XLIX. - Township of Westfield 326
L. - New Providence 344
LI. - Springfield 362
LII. - Union Township 37_
LIII. - Summit Township 38_
LIV. - Linden Township 396
LV. - Township of Cranford 102
LVI. - Clark Township 40_
LVII. - Fanwood Township 41_
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MIDDLESEX COUNTY

 
CHAPTER PAGE
LVIII. - Organization of Middlesex County 417
LIX. - A Brief Account of East Jersey 420
LX. - Clay District of Middlesex County 422
LXI. - Early Roads 431
LXII. - The Partition Line between East and West Jersey 437
LXIII. - Courts of Middlesex County 44_
LXIV. - Middlesex County in the Revolution 452
LXV. - Middlesex County in the Revolution (Continued) 462
LXVI. - Middlesex County in the Revolution (Continued) 170
LXVII. - Middlesex Men in the Revolutionary War. 492
LXVIII. - Bench and Bar of Midwest 496
LXIX. - The Medical Profession in Middlesex County 5__
LXX. - Medical Profession (Continued) 5__
LXXI. - The Press of Middlesex County 5__
LXXII. - Middlesex County Civil List 532
LXXIII. - Middlesex County in the War of the Revolution 537
LXXIV. - Record of Middlesex County Men in the Civil War 539
LXXV. - Woodbridge 552
LXXVI. - Woodbridge (Continued) 560
LXXVII. - Woodbridge (Continued) 563.
LXXVIII. - Woodbridge (Continued) 565
LXXIX. - Woodbridge (Continued) 568
LXXX. - Woodbridge (Continued) 572
LXXXI. - Woodbridge (Continued) 584
LXXXII. - Piscataway 586
LXXXIII. - Piscataway (Continued) 591
LXXXIV. - Piscataway (Continued) 595
LXXXV. - City of Perth Amboy 602
LXXXVI. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 608
LXXXVII. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 614
LXXXVIII. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 618
LXXXIX. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 621
XC. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 628
XCI. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 631
XCII. - City of Perth Amboy (Continued) 633
XCIII. - City of New Brunswick 640
XCIV. - City of New Brunswick (Continued) 650
XCV. - City of New Brunswick (Continued) 656
XCVI. - City of New Brunswick (Continued) 675
XCVII. - City of New Brunswick (Continued) 711
XCVIII. - North Brunswick 739
XCIX. - East Brunswick 757
C. - South Brunswick 784
CI. - Monroe 797
CII. - Madison 814
CIII. - South Amboy 822
CIV. - Raritan Township 839
CV. - Raritan Township (Continued) 842
CVI. - Sayreville 852
CVII. - Cranbury 862


ILLUSTRATIONS:
Includes Middlesex & Union County Illustrations.

  PAGE
- Adain, G. B. facing 507
- Allen, George W., Property of betw. 394, 395
- Appleby, Leonard facing 782
- Appleby, Leonard, L. F. betw. 782, 783
- Ayres, John R. 285
- Babcock, John F. facing 530
- Baker, Aaron M. facing 387
- Baker, Henry facing 342
- Baker, James C. facing 384
- Barron, John C. facing 584
- Bayles, William G. facing 793
- Berry, W. H. facing 582
- Bigelow, A. B., Residence of facing 402
- Boice, Cornelius 116
- Boice, D. J. facing 319
- Boeream, Henry H. facing 755
- Boynton's Drain-Pipe and Tile Works facing 576
- Brant, William facing 376
- Brown, H. H. facing 821
- Brown, James M. facing 578
- Buckelew, James facing 808
- Burnett, Aaron W. betw. 378, 379
- Burnet, Daniel betw. 378, 379
- Chapman, James M. facing 510
- Clark, A. H. facing 331
- Clark, Staats facing 736
- Clark, William, Dr. facing 328
- Clark, William, Jr. facing 330
- Conover, Garret facing 738
- Coriell, William McD. facing 326
- Coriell, William McD. Residence of facing 309
- Cirtelyon, Peter facing 784
- Cory, Joseph facing 346
- Cory, L. facing 334
- Crane, John facing 383
- Crane, M. B. facing 385
- Cruser, John S. facing 796
- Cutter, Hampton facing 580
- Cutter, J. C. betw. 580, 581
- Cutter, W. H. betw. 580, 581
- Dally, Samuel 583
- Daly, John J. facing 133
- Darby, Levi facing 414
- Dayton, Elias, Gen. facing 96
- De Forest, W. H., Residence of facing 388
- Denman, John 408
- Denman, John C. 290
- De Voe, Isaac facing 781
- Disbrow, Andrew J. betw. 782, 783
- Disbrow, S. M. facing 526
- Doying, I. E., Residence of facing 392
- Drake, Lewis facing 129
- Dunham, D. B. facing 253
- Dunham, D. B., Works of facing 256
- Dunham, H. V. 602
- Earl, William facing 382
  PAGE
- Elmer, John C. facing 128
- Essex Felting Mills facing 410
- Excelsior Fire-Brick and Clay Works betw. 584, 585
- Flatt, William H. 286
- Freeman, John L. facing 255
- Freeman, John L., Factory of 255
- French, Robert facing 341
- Hait, Seymour, Residence of facing 304
- Hall, Alfred facing 638
- Headley, John S. facing 380
- Higgins, D. S. 386
- Hill, John B. facing 672
- Hough, D. C. facing 132
- How, Henry K. 756
- Howell, Martin A. facing 655
- Hutchinson, John T. 387
- Hyer, Lewis S. 141
- Jardine, Andrew facing 254
- Jardine & Co., Andrew, Factory of 254
- Jobs, Eugene facing 125
- Jones, Evan facing 322
- Kinch, Frederick A. facing 126
- Kirkner, J. facing 324
- Kirkner, J., Residence of facing 300
- Kuhlthan, Philip facing 757
- Laforge, Ira facing 294
- Laforge, I. & J., Works of facign 256
- Laforge, Joel facing 294
- Lambert, John facing 416
- Latimer, Henry G. betw. 322, 323
- Lee, Thomas facing 415
- Letson, Johnson facing 660
- Leveridge, C. A. 407
- Long, Dennis betw. 386, 387
- Lowry, Robert facing 307
- Lufbery, John H. facing 293
- Lufbery, Joseph O. facing 293
- Magee, Joseph C. facing 812
- Magie, Edwin 385
- Male, Job facing 325
- Male, Job, Residence of facing 298
- Map, Outline, of Middlesex County betw. 12, 13
- Map, Outline, of Union County betw. 12, 13
- Marsh, S. C. facing 401
- Maurer, Henry facing 585
- Mershon, William facing 288
- Meyer, Christopher facing 664
- Meyer Rubber Company facing 662
- Miller, John facing 333
- Morrough, Clifford T. facing 522
- Munn, George B. facing 737
- National Bank of New Jersey 672
- Neilson, John facing 468
- New Jersey Rubber Shoe Company facing 657
- Norfolk and New Brunswick Hosiery Company facing 538
- Ogden, John facing 195
  PAGE
- Osborn, Corra facing 124
- Osborn, Isaac facing 292
- Parkhurst, A. M. facing 343
- Paxton, John facing 811
- Pierson, Oliver M. facing 338
- Pierson, Squier facing 336
- Pillory and Stocks 450
- Plainfield Academy 300
- Pope, E. R. facing 323
- Porter, Lucius P. facing 661
- Potter, C., Jr. facing 320
- Potter, Jotham 361
- Potter Printing - Press Works facing 318
- Randolph, Asa F. facing 602
- Richards, John facing 374
- Rogers, E. Y. 117
- Rowland, Andrew facing 791
- Rowland, Stryker facing 790
- Runyon, Mahlon facing 674
-Ryne, D. K. 295
- Salamander Works facing 562
- Savage, J. W. facing 287
- Scudder, I. F. betw. 340, 341
- Seeley, E. A., Residence and Works of facing 413
- Smith, Samuel C. facing 375
- Snedeker, Thomas S. facing 788
- Spader, Peter facing 670
- Squier, William C. facing 289
- St. John's Church, Elizabeth, 1850 224
- St. John's Church, Elizabeth, 1882 226
- St. John's Church, Elizabeth, Parsonage of 1817 225
- St. John's Church, Elizabeth, Parsonage of 222
- Stites, William facing 373
- Street, Robert 383
- Sutphen, John C. facing 130
- Taylor & Bloodgood, Works of facing 410
- Teller, Henry W. facign 371
- Thompson, John C. facing 524
- Thornal, Israel 851
- Titsworth, I. D. 601
- Titsworth, R. 134
- Townley, J. 149
- Townley, Robert W. facing 185
- Tucker, M. facing 332
- Tucker, William B. facing 194
- Urmston, John facing 252
- Vanderventer, J. R. facing 311
- Voorhees, Abraham facing 671
- Winans, E. P. facing 400
- Winans, Job facing 398
- Winans, Jonathan, Jr. facing 381
- Withington, I. C. facing 786
- Withington, I. C., Residence of facign 787
- Woodruff, Jonathan facing 291
- Woodruff, Noah facing 386

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