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New Jersey

New Jersey

New Jersey, USA, the Garden State
Colony founded 1664; 3rd State; Statehood, 1787; Capital City, Trenton

Some family names associated with New Jersey:

  • Bartholomew Anthony Brady 1866 Ireland – 1943 NJ
  • Bartholomew A. Brady 1909 NJ – 1984 NJ
  • Bernard I. Brady 1900 NJ – 1987
  • Catherine Mary Brady bc. 1908 NJ
  • Eileen (Banks) Brady 1902 – 1986, m 1921 NJ
  • John Brady 1864 – 1957, m 1895 NJ
  • John E. Brady 1905 NJ – 1962 NJ
  • John Leo Brady b 1916 NJ
  • Julia Agnes Brady 1906 NJ – 1977 NJ
  • Mary Agnes (Reddan) Brady d 1956, m 1900 NJ
  • Peter Brady 1891 Ireland – 1951 NJ
  • Thomas Joseph Brady 1896 NJ – 1986 MD
  • William Francis Brady b 1912 NJ

History & Overview. According to the History Channel Website:

One of the original 13 colonies, New Jersey was an important battleground during the American Revolution. Located in the heart of the bustling Atlantic corridor and nestled between New York and Pennsylvania, New Jersey has the highest population density of any U.S. state. New Jersey was named for the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Its long and beautiful coastline has long made New Jersey a popular vacation destination, with over 50 seaside resort towns including Asbury Park, Atlantic City and Cape May. The state also boasts an impressive musical legacy–Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Frank Sinatra all hail from New Jersey. It is known as industrial center, but earns its “Garden State” nickname–New Jersey is a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries and tomatoes.

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