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  • Hudson County, New Jersey

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hudson County, New Jersey. Official website Overview Hudson County, originally Lenape territory, lies west of the lower Hudson River, which was named for Henry Hudson, the sea captain who explored the area in 1609. Hudson County was originally called Pavonia, the land of the Peacock, after its original owner, the Dutchman Mich...

  • Jersey City, New Jersey

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jersey City is the county seat of Hudson County and lies between the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay to its east and Hackensack River and Newark Bay to its west. History 1802 - Population of Paulus Hook 1804 - Land bought from Cornelius Van Vorst by the Associates of the Jersey Company. 1820 - "Cit...