Genealogy Projects tagged with Monmouth on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Early Monmouth County, New Jersey

    Among the first European settlers in the area were a group of Quaker families from Long Island who settled the Monmouth Tract, an early land grant from Richard Nicolls issued in 1665. They were followed by a group of Scottish settlers who inhabited Freehold Township in about 1682-85, followed several years later by Dutch settlers. The Dutch families who settled in Monmouth County came from Ki...

  • Notables of Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

    This project aims to document notable residents of Freehold. From Freehold Township Heritage Society » Freehold History This land was first sighted by European Venetian John Cabot while sailing along the coast in 1498. The Lenni Lenape Indians originally inhabited the area called Freehold Township. It wasn’t until September 1609 that the first European actually set foot at Sandy Hook.  Th...