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wherever their trails led
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Essex County is the second most densely populated county in the
County Seat is Newark
Recent Website Updates:
February 2015: Bio: Lily Hardy Hammond - transcribed by Kim Mohler
November 2014:Misc News: Mrs. Graham and brother John Coleman Reunited - Transcribed by D. Donlon;Obit: John Christopher
Wilmerdine - Transcribed by D. Donlon; Bio: Calvin Rutan- Transcribed by: Shannon Thomas; Misc News: 265 Children
Confirmed by Bishop Corrigan
May 2014: Bio: OLIVER, Joseph N - transcribed by Kim Mohler; Military: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Vicki
April 2014: News-Crimes: "Fiddler" Smith Commits Double Murder; Marriage Notice: WELLSTOOD-BARNARD -
Transcribed by Jim Dezotell
August 2013: Obit: WILLIAM HAIGHT CHENEY, JOHN MILTON RAND, CHARLES ALBERT SAVAGE, THOMAS BALL, ELWYN GOODALL HOVEY,
EDWARD ADDISON LAWRENCE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
May 2013: Obit: John Hopkins Worcester, Jr., D.D - transcribed by Kim Mohler; Obit: Eleanor (Pfeiffer) Green -
Municipalities within County
Cedar Grove (township)
East Orange (city)
Essex Fells (borough)
Glen Ridge (borough)
North Caldwell (borough)
South Orange (village)
West Caldwell (township)
West Orange (township)
Passaic County - north
Bergen County - east
Hudson County - east
Union County - south
Morris County - west
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