The Early Germans of New Jersey: Their History, Churches and Genealogies

By: Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen

Price: $395.00

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Book Condition: VG-


Original burgundy pebbled cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges, top edge in gilt. 667 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Rubbed along joints with a few mild abrasions and surface rubbing to cloth on portions of both covers. An approx. 3/4" x 1/2" semi-circle of cloth is lacking at bottom of front joint. Both flyleaves detached, with chipped edges, interior otherwise intact, with firm binding. Two leaves (pp. 185-88) show minor loss and closed tear along fore-edge, affecting margins only, no text. Former owner's address inscription in pencil on front flyleaf. History and genealogy of the German settlement of central New Jersey, then known as the "German Valley" renamed the Long Valley after World War I, including the village of Long Valley and environs, a swath broadly ranging from Clinton to Oldwick north of modern-day Rt. 78 nearly to Washington and Hackettstown, including portions of Hunterdon, Warren, Somerset and Morris Counties, Schooley's Mountain, Unionville, Tewksbury Township, Pleasant Grove, Southold and Southampton, Chester, Lebanon, Spruce Run, also material on the Muhlenbergs, the Moravians, New Germantown. Quite scarce, respectably preserved, with primarily cosmetic blemishes to exterior and nicely intact interior.

Title: The Early Germans of New Jersey: Their History, Churches and Genealogies

Author Name: Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen

Categories: New Jersey, Genealogy, Pennsylvania German,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: German Valley, NJ, Self-Published: 1895

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: VG-

Jacket Condition: Not Issued

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 018869

Keywords: CLINTON OLDWICK WASHINGTON AND HACKETTSTOWN HUNTERDON, WARREN, SOMERSET MORRIS COUNTIES, SCHOOLEY'S MOUNTAIN, UNIONVILLE, TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, PLEASANT GROVE, SOUTHOLD SOUTHAMPTON, CHESTER, LEBANON, SPRUCE RUN, ALSO MATERIAL ON THE MUHLENBERGS, MORAVIANS,