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'''1623:''' The Dutch of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]] intermittently occupied Fort Nassau (now Brooklawn, Camden, New Jersey) starting in 1623.<ref>Amandus Johnson, "[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycoloni/nswamap.html Detailed Map of New Sweden 1638-1655]" in Amandus Johnson's book ''The Swedes on the Delaware 1638-1664'' (Philadelphia: Swedish Colonial Society, 1915), 392.</ref><ref>"Fort Nassau" in Probert Encyclopaedia of Architecture [Internet site] at http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/T_FORT_NASSAU.HTM (accessed 10 November 2008). "Fort Nassau was a fort erected on the site of the present town of Gloucester, New Jersey by Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, representing the Dutch West India Company in 1623. It was abandoned and rebuilt a number of times, and finally abandoned in 1651."</ref><ref>"Location of Fort Nassau" in Gloucester County, New Jersey History and Genealogy [Internet site] at http://www.nj.searchroots.com/Gloucesterco/fortnassau.htm#Location (accessed 8 November 2008).</ref>  
 
'''1623:''' The Dutch of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]] intermittently occupied Fort Nassau (now Brooklawn, Camden, New Jersey) starting in 1623.<ref>Amandus Johnson, "[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycoloni/nswamap.html Detailed Map of New Sweden 1638-1655]" in Amandus Johnson's book ''The Swedes on the Delaware 1638-1664'' (Philadelphia: Swedish Colonial Society, 1915), 392.</ref><ref>"Fort Nassau" in Probert Encyclopaedia of Architecture [Internet site] at http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/T_FORT_NASSAU.HTM (accessed 10 November 2008). "Fort Nassau was a fort erected on the site of the present town of Gloucester, New Jersey by Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, representing the Dutch West India Company in 1623. It was abandoned and rebuilt a number of times, and finally abandoned in 1651."</ref><ref>"Location of Fort Nassau" in Gloucester County, New Jersey History and Genealogy [Internet site] at http://www.nj.searchroots.com/Gloucesterco/fortnassau.htm#Location (accessed 8 November 2008).</ref>  
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'''1664:''' As part of the Second Anglo-Dutch War [[New Netherland|New Netherland]] including West Jersey was surrendered to the English.<ref>"New Netherland" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_netherland (accessed 13 December 2008).</ref>
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'''1673-1674:''' A new war broke out and the Dutch sent a large armada to retake New Netherland for a few months. But as the war ended the colony was ceeded to England for the last time.<ref>"New Netherland" in Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
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[[Atlantic_County,_New_Jersey|Atlantic ]]| [[Burlington_County,_New_Jersey|Burlington ]]| [[Gloucester_County,_New_Jersey|Gloucester ]]| [[Philadelphia_County,_Pennsylvania|Philadelphia County]], Philadelphia
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[[Atlantic County, New Jersey|Atlantic ]]| [[Burlington County, New Jersey|Burlington ]]| [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester ]]| [[Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia County]], Philadelphia  
  
 
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[[Category:Camden_County,_New_Jersey]]
 
[[Category:Camden_County,_New_Jersey]]

Revision as of 23:49, 15 December 2008

United States > New Jersey  > Camden County

County Courthouse

"Making It Better, Together"
Board of Freeholders
Camden County Courthouse
520 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102

History

1623: The Dutch of New Netherland intermittently occupied Fort Nassau (now Brooklawn, Camden, New Jersey) starting in 1623.[1][2][3]

1664: As part of the Second Anglo-Dutch War New Netherland including West Jersey was surrendered to the English.[4]

1673-1674: A new war broke out and the Dutch sent a large armada to retake New Netherland for a few months. But as the war ended the colony was ceeded to England for the last time.[5]

Parent County

  • Created 13 March 1844 from Gloucester County.

Boundary Changes

  • 1871, Monroe twp. & most of Washington twp. to Gloucester County
  • 1902, part of Waterford twp. to Burlington County
  • 1926, part of Washington twp., Gloucester County added to Gloucester twp. of Camden County
  • 1938, boundary with Atlantic County clarified
  • 1950, part from Gloucester Co.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Boroughs: Audubon . Audubon Park . Barrington . Bellmawr . Berlin . Brooklawn . Chesilhurst . Clementon . Collingswood . Gibbsboro . Haddon Heights . Haddonfield . Hi-Nella . Laurel Springs . Lawnside . Lindenwold . Magnolia . Merchantville . Mount Ephraim . Oaklyn . Pine Hill . Pine Valley . Runnemede . Somerdale . Stratford . Tavistock . Woodlynne
  • Cities: Camden . Gloucester
  • Townships: Berlin . Cherry Hill . Gloucester . Haddon . Pennsauken . Voorhees . Waterford . Winslow
  • Communities: Ashland . Barclay-Kingston . Blackwood . Cherry Hill Mall . Echelon . Erial . Erlton-Ellisburg . Glendora . Golden Triangle . Greentree . Kirkwood . Sicklerville . Springdale . West Berlin
  • Historical Townships: Centre . Clementon . Delaware . Newton . Stockton . Union

Neighboring Counties

Atlantic | Burlington | Gloucester | Philadelphia County, Philadelphia

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers of Places/Localities

  • United States Geographic Survey Place Names - GNIS for Camden County  (over 900 entries)
    (may not always be present in alphabetic order on first try.)

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Amandus Johnson, "Detailed Map of New Sweden 1638-1655" in Amandus Johnson's book The Swedes on the Delaware 1638-1664 (Philadelphia: Swedish Colonial Society, 1915), 392.
  2. "Fort Nassau" in Probert Encyclopaedia of Architecture [Internet site] at http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/T_FORT_NASSAU.HTM (accessed 10 November 2008). "Fort Nassau was a fort erected on the site of the present town of Gloucester, New Jersey by Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, representing the Dutch West India Company in 1623. It was abandoned and rebuilt a number of times, and finally abandoned in 1651."
  3. "Location of Fort Nassau" in Gloucester County, New Jersey History and Genealogy [Internet site] at http://www.nj.searchroots.com/Gloucesterco/fortnassau.htm#Location (accessed 8 November 2008).
  4. "New Netherland" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_netherland (accessed 13 December 2008).
  5. "New Netherland" in Wikipedia.