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The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, 1638-1897

Lewis Townsend Stevens

The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, 1638-1897

by Lewis Townsend Stevens

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Published by Heritage Books Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11103674M
    ISBN 100788407643
    ISBN 109780788407642
    OCLC/WorldCa38101458

    CAPE MAY HISTORY. 17th Century The earliest inhabitants of the peninsula we call Cape May were the Kechemeche Indians of the Lenni-Lenape tribe who mainly hunted these ing sighting by Sir Henry Hudson in , and exploration by Cornelius Jacobsen Mey in , the first residents purchased land from the Indians in the s and developed a prosperous fishing and whaling industry. Cape May meeting: Mayflower Pilgrim Descendants in Cape May County: Church of the Advent yearbook. Belisle's Atlantic City directory for the year containing the names of the inhabitants, places of business, hotels, &c.

      Most People Don’t Know How These 21 Towns In New Jersey Got Their Start. As a whole, the state of New Jersey has a very unique history. Inhabited by Lenape Indians for nea years, Europeans first visited the area when Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano dropped anchor along the Jersey Shore in Cape May County Property Records are real estate documents that contain information related to real property in Cape May County, New Jersey. Public Property Records provide information on homes, land, or commercial properties, including titles, mortgages, property deeds, and a .

    Incidentally, it is said that in the ’s the Reading & West Jersey weren’t the only “railroads” in town. The Underground Railroad, used to transport slaves from Confederate Delaware to Union New Jersey, went through Cape May as well. Rumors in Cape May tell of many homes with long tunnels and secret rooms dating back to the Civil War. Cape May County, New Jersey ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records.


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The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, 1638-1897 by Lewis Townsend Stevens Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, Paperback – February 1, by Lewis Townsend Stevens (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings5/5(3). This history portrays the gradual development of Cape May County and the progress of its people from the earliest times, covering to The information obtained for this volume was supplemented by the collections of the historical societies of New York, New Jersey and : The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, by Lewis Townsend Stevens () on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders.

The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, by Lewis Townsend Stevens ()Reviews: 3. CD: The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, - Lewis Townsend Stevens. Portrays the gradual development of Cape May County and the progress of its people from the earliest times.

Among the highlights: the aborigines, the Dutch in Delaware Bay, the settlement of the county, the whaling industry, the growth. The History of Cape May County, New Jersey: From the Aboriginal Times to the Lewis Townsend Stevens Full view - The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, The History of Cape May County, New Jersey: From the Aboriginal New Jersey to the Lewis Townsend Stevens Affichage du livre entier - The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, There was a boundary revision in In the Cape May County boundary had its essential definition but there were changes documented in,and The first recorded court session was held in Coxe Hall in May The County Clerk’s records show the earliest deeds granted land from the West New Jersey Society.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The history of Cape May County, New Jersey: from the aboriginal times to the present day by Stevens, Lewis Townsend, Publication date.

The history of Cape May County, New Jersey: from the aboriginal times to the present day Contributor Names Stevens, Lewis Townsend, Created / Published Cape May City, N.J.: L.T.

Stevens, Subject Headings. Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic of the country's oldest vacation resort destinations, it is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical of the United States Census, the city had a year-round population of 3, reflecting a decline of (%) from the 4,   The book covers Cape May County, New Jersey, Historical History.

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out of Reviews: 3. Lewis T. Stevens is the author of The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) and New Je 3/5(1).

Cape May County, at the southern tip of New Jersey, is one of America's most vibrant seashore resorts. Jeffery Dorwart has written a history of this community from its earliest settlement as an Atlantic maritime and farming frontier to its development today as a major regional tourist attraction.

From earliest times, Cape May County was a region of cultural ferment, as American Indians Reviews: 2. The County Clerk's Office assists residents in obtaining U.S. Passports for identification and foreign travel, administers oaths to Notaries Public and other officers, provides Vendor Licenses to veterans and exempt firefighters and records veterans military discharges.

His passion for the history and culture of Cape May and South Jersey is expressed in the many articles he has written on those subjects. He is a past president and trustee emeritus of the Cape May County Historical & Genealogical Society and has edited their annual journal of history, commonly known as “The Blue Book” since Cape May County New Jersey Genealogy and History NEW JERSEY CALENDAR OF WILLS Source: "Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey," Volume XXLII, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol.

; By William Nelson; The Press Printing and Publishing Co., ; transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team. The Underground Railroad, used to transport slaves from Confederate Delaware to Union New Jersey, went through Cape May as well.

Rumors in Cape May tell of many homes with long tunnels and secret rooms dating back to the Civil War. Disaster struck inwhen Cape May nearly burned to the ground.

The fire wiped out thirty blocks of the early. The history of Cape May County, New Jersey: from the aboriginal times to the present day by Stevens, Lewis Townsend, cn. Paleo-Indians and Native Americans. Paleo-Indians first settled in the area of present-day New Jersey after the Wisconsin Glacier melted aro B.C.

The Zierdt site in Montague, Sussex County and the Plenge site along the Musconetcong River in Franklin Township, Warren County, as well as the Dutchess Cave in Orange County, New York, represent camp sites of Paleo-Indians.

The history of Cape May County, New Jersey, from the aboriginal times to the present day [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc. Genealogy Resources in Cape May County, New Jersey Research in New Jersey can be an exciting and rewarding experience.

With records available for almost years of the state's history, your family is sure to be found in a variety of records available online and at the many archives and libraries located throughout the state.Cape May County, New Jersey Cape May County Education, Geography, and History.

Cape May County is the southernmost county in the state of New Jersey. Based on the census, the population The county was named for Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, a Dutch captain who explored and charted the area from toand established a claim.All books set in Cape May on the global book map.

We found 37 books set in Cape May and 25 others set nearby Cape May County, New Jersey: The Making of an American Resort Community by Jeffery M. Dorwart. No recommendations yet. Cape May Point: The Illustrated History: to the Present (Schiffer Books) by Joe J. Jordan.