Find a wealth of information about the 19th and 20th Centuries in newspapers | Tracing Our Roots

Find a wealth of information about the 19th and 20th Centuries in newspapers | Tracing Our Roots

The 20th century is well-represented in local newspapers. The Jersey Journal began publishing on May 2, 1867 and continues to publish to this day – in the 21st century. The Hudson Dispatch (published out of Union City) covered Hudson County (mostly North Hudson) from 1900 to 1991 and the Hoboken-based Jersey Observer published from 1924 to 1951. That’s quite a lot of pages to check for obituaries, birth and wedding announcements, and general news about your family members. Oh, and don’t forget the sports pages as well. But what about the 19th century? Well, if you had family in Hudson County in the 1800s, have I got some good news …
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