Timeline of Jersey City, New Jersey

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The following is a timeline of the history of Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

Prior to 19th century[edit]

History of
New Jersey
Colonial period
American Revolution
Nineteenth century
Twentieth century
Twenty-first century
Timeline of New Jersey

19th century[edit]

Map of Jersey City, New Jersey, 1848
  • 1802 - Population of Paulus Hook: 13.[1]
  • 1804
    • Land bought from Cornelius Van Vorst by the Associates of the Jersey Company.[2]
    • Streets of the Hook laid out.[1][3][4]
  • 1812 - Steam ferry begins operating.[3]
  • 1820 - "City of Jersey" incorporated in Bergen Township.[5]
  • 1824 - Jersey Glass Company established.
  • 1825 - Jersey Porcelain and Earthenware Company incorporated.
  • 1833 - American Pottery Manufacturing Company in business.[6]
  • 1834
  • 1835 - Jersey City Gazette newspaper begins publication.[7]
  • 1836 - Morris Canal in operation.[3]
  • 1838 - City renamed "Jersey City."
  • 1840 - City becomes part of Hudson County.
  • 1847
  • 1850 - Population: 6,856.[1]
  • 1851 - Van Vorst Township becomes part of city.[1]
  • 1853 - Grace Church Van Vorst built.
  • 1856 - Taylor's Hotel in business.[9]
  • 1860 - Population: 29,227.[1]
  • 1862 - Breusing florists in business.[9]
  • 1867
    • Lincoln Association founded.[10]
    • Evening Journal newspaper begins publication.[8]
  • 1868
    • Hudson County Volksblatt German-language newspaper begins publication (approximate date).[7]
    • Hudson City Savings Bank established.[9]
  • 1869 - Bruckner's Variety Store in business.[9]

1870s-1890s[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

other cities in New Jersey

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Ripley 1879.
  2. ^ Gordon 1834.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Federal Writers' Project 1946: "Jersey City"
  4. ^ a b c Shalhoub 2003.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Britannica 1910.
  6. ^ a b Maxine N. Lurie; Marc Mappen, eds. (2004). Encyclopedia of New Jersey. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0813536510. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c Farrier 1879.
  9. ^ a b c d International Publishing Company 1887.
  10. ^ William H. Richardson (1919), The "makings" of the Lincoln Association of Jersey City, Jersey City: Jersey City Printing Co., OCLC 10592674 
  11. ^ Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  12. ^ Echoes of the Aesthetic Society of Jersey City, New York: Thompson and Moreau, 1882 
  13. ^ Programme for celebrating the centennial anniversary of American independence on the third and fourth of July, 1876. W.R. Mason & Co. 1876. 
  14. ^ Annual Report of the Free Public Library of Jersey City, NJ, 1, 1892 
  15. ^ Rider 1916.
  16. ^ "New Jersey". Official Congressional Directory: 69th Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1926. 
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Sister Cities". Destination Jersey City. Jersey City Economic Development Corporation. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  18. ^ Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998 
  19. ^ a b c Pluralism Project. "Jersey City, New Jersey". Directory of Religious Centers. Harvard University. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Mayor of Jersey City". City of Jersey City. Archived from the original on January 12, 1998. 
  21. ^ "City of Jersey City". Archived from the original on January 1998 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine. 
  22. ^ "Official City of Jersey City Web Site". Archived from the original on December 1998. 
  23. ^ "About JC Landmarks". Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Biography of the Mayor". City of Jersey City. Archived from the original on December 5, 2007. 
  25. ^ "New Jersey Arya Samaj Mandir, Inc". Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Meet the Mayors". Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  27. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1946). "Chronology". New Jersey: a Guide to its Present and Past. American Guide Series. NY: Hastings House. 

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°42′41″N 74°03′53″W / 40.711417°N 74.06476°W / 40.711417; -74.06476