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CITY DIRECTORIES

HALSTEAD -- Elizabeth, New Jersey Directories, 1883-91

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Description:
The county seat of Union County, Elizabeth, New Jersey was home to nearly 20,000 people in 1890. This database is a collection of four directories for the city originally published between 1884 and 1891. It is a listing of city residents in those years. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides their address and occupational information. It includes the names of over 45,900 people, mostly heads of households. For the researcher of ancestors from northeastern New Jersey this can be an extremely valuable collection.

Source Information:
Elizabeth City Directory, 1883-1884. New York: Cook and Hall, 1884. Elizabeth City Directory, 1886-1887. New York: Cook and Hall, 1887. Elizabeth City Directory, 1888-1889. New York: Cook and Hall, 1889. Elizabeth City Directory, 1890-1891. New York: Cook and Hall, 1891.

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George HALSTEAD clerk 142 Broad Elizabeth NJ 1884
Lena Crane widow HALSTEAD 229 Broad Elizabeth NJ 1886, 1887
Frank A. HALSTEAD local editor Herald 42 Rahway Ave. Elizabeth NJ 1886, 1887
George W. HALSTEAD mason 142 Broad Elizabeth NJ 1886, 1887
Julia HALSTEAD widow Francis boards 42 Rahway Ave. Elizabeth NJ 1886, 1887
George W. HALSTEAD janitor First Nat. Bank First Nat. Bank Elizabeth NJ 1888, 1889
Julia HALSTEAD widow Francis boards 42 Rahway Ave. Elizabeth NJ 1888, 1889

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