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John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey

Robert William Harper

John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey

by Robert William Harper

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Published by Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission in Salem, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salem County (N.J.),
  • New Jersey,
  • Salem County
    • Subjects:
    • Fenwick, John, 1618-1883.,
    • Pioneers -- New Jersey -- Salem County -- Biography.,
    • Salem County (N.J.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Robert W. Harper].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF142.S2 F464
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 124 p. :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4572760M
      LC Control Number77093793

      Salem Wills, 2, p. 1 Aug. 7 - Fenwick, John, late of Benfield, County of Berks, England, Esq're, "the late Absolute Lord or Cheife Proprietr by Law & Survivorship of the Province of New Cæsaria or New Jersey, And now of Fenwick's Colony;" will of. Full text of "An historical account of the first settlement of Salem, in West Jersey, by John Fenwick, esq., chief proprietor of the same; with many of the important events that have occurred, down to the present generation, embracing a period of one hundred and fifty years" See other formats.

      John Fenwick Elementary School located in Salem, New Jersey - NJ. Find John Fenwick Elementary School test scores, student-teacher ratio, parent reviews and teacher stats. We're an independent nonprofit that provides parents with in-depth school quality type: Public school. The Province of West New Jersey, A History of the , Volume 5 John Edwin Pomfret Snippet view - The Province of West New Jersey, A History of the Origins O an.

      The Salem City School District will be a high-performance district as demonstrated by the Salem City students who: Exceed state standards in literacy and computation, develop intrinsic motivation to pursue education in and outside of the classroom setting, master the skills necessary to retrieve and analyze information, and become lifelong. Quaker founder John Fenwick boasted in that Salem County was a “terrestrial Canaan, where the land floweth with milk and honey.” Three centuries later, the county remains a land rich in history and scenic beauty and one of the Northeast’s most unspoiled rural areas.


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John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey by Robert William Harper Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey. [Robert William Harper]. Salem was founded by Quaker John Fenwick in October ; the first English settlement established in West Jersey following the English defeat of the Dutch in and the first Quaker colony in North America, predating Philadelphia by seven years.

John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey [Harper, Robert William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Fenwick and Salem County in Author: Robert William Harper. The Dutch defeated New Sweden in Settlement of the West Jersey area by Europeans was thin until the English conquest in Beginning in the late s, Quakers settled in great numbers in this area, first in present-day Salem County and then in Burlington.

Capital: Burlington. John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey (including Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland and Gloucester Counties) [Robert W. Harper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Fenwick and Salem County in the Province of West Jersey (including Burlington, Cape MayAuthor: Robert W.

Harper. Salem Township, from Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey by John Barber and Henry Howe; S. Tuttle, NY, Book traversal links for Early Settlers of Fenwick’s Colony – The Founding of Salem – The Fenwick Colony.

The history of Salem County, New Jersey [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Original data: Sickler, Joseph S.

The history of Salem County, New Jersey: being the story of John Fenwick's colony, the oldest English speaking settlement on the Delaware River. Salem, N.J.: Sunbeam Pub. Co., c Place Names of Salem County is a good tool for those investigating the History of Salem County as well as an interesting Introduction to that topic.

Like almost all place name books it is possibly incomplete and on occasion irritatingly cryptic. Nevertheless, it is an indispensable guide to John Fenwick's county.

John Fenwick Academy (Pre K - 2) Smith St. Salem, NJ () JOHN FENWICK. John Fenwick, the proprietor of the one-tenth of West New Jersey, was born in Northumberland County, at Stanton Manor, in England, in the year He was the second son of Wm.

Fenwick, and in the year he became a member of the Church of England. In the year he was a student of law at Grey's Inn, in London. Meaningful permanent settlement in what is now called Cumberland County dates from when John Fenwick purchased his tenth of West New Jersey from Lord John Berkeley.

Fenwick established the town of Salem that same year, and in his will dated called for a. The item Major John Fenwick: colonizer and founder of the first permanent English speaking colony on the Delaware River, Salem County, New Jersey,by Frank H.

Stewart represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. Long Description: New Page 1 "At a road fork at m. is the Fenwick Monument (L), erected inindicating the GRAVE OF JOHN FENWICK, founder of the Salem Colony, at a spot not exactly determined."-- New Jersey: A Guide to its Present and Past, A very brief mention in Tour 28 of the guide does not do justice to the importance of this man and this spot.

An historical account of the first settlement of Salem, in West Jersey, by John Fenwick, Esq., chief proprietor of the same: with many of the important events that have occurred down to the present generation embracing a period of one hundred and fifty years.

Philadelphia: O. Rogers, 'A Map of the Counties of Salem and Gloucester New Jersey. From Original Surveys' (Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, ) [Library of Congress]. Wall map, with ornamental border and added color, 94 × cm. Scale: approx. mile to 1 inch. First wall map of Salem County. A yellow line marks its border with Gloucester County, much of which.

The duke in turn granted New Jersey to Sir John Berkeley () and Sir George Carteret (c. Inthe proprietorship of New Jersey was divided in half, with Berkeley taking West New Jersey, which he promptly sold to John Fenwick (c.

) in trust for Edward Byllynge (c. Council of Proprietors of West Jersey Council of Proprietors of West Jersey and that Berkley sold his undivided interest in New Jersey to John Fenwick in trust for Edward Byllinge, an English Quaker, and his assigns.

Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Province of West New jersey in America,” comprising forty-four chapters, the last. known as the Hedgefield tract. HEDGE signed the West Jersey Concessions, March 3, His father-in-law appointed him Surveyor-General of the Colony, Ap He was clerk and recorder of deeds of Salem county, until As a member of the West Jersey House of.

Richard Bowen, John Steward and John Tyler witnessed the will. Because she was a minor, Esther Wade was not included on the letters of administration granted to Joseph Tomlinson and Mary Wade. (Salem County, New Jersey, Will Book 3, page ). Only twenty-five percent of the purchasers actually settled in West Jersey.

Most who bought shares in the colony were from the wealthiest stratum of the Society of Friends. The first settlers for West New Jersey arrived in the ship Griffith (Griffin) of London in and landed near Salem, This included John Fenwick.

History and genealogy of Fenwick's colony, New Jersey by Shourds, Thomas. Publication date Topics Salem County (N.J.) -- Genealogy, New Jersey -- Genealogy Publisher Bridgeton, N.J., G.F.

Nixon Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana .This database indexes warrants and surveys of the Proprietors of the provinces of East and West New Jersey, in the years Based on the joint rights granted by the Duke of York to Sir George Carteret and John, Lord Berkeley, New Jersey became a proprietary colony divided into two provinces, east and west.

East Jersey’s development was tied to New York, New England, and the former.West Jersey was a more peaceful province with a more open proprietorship. It is of interest to note that there are also differences between the types of records kept by the East and West Jersey proprietors respectively.

In East Jersey, the early proprietorship was characterized byFile Size: 1MB.