Tag: 26th Street

  • Charles L. Alcott

    Charles L. Alcott was the son of Logan Alcott and his wife, the former Elizabeth Ann Bodine. The Alcotts were living in Camden as early as 1854. Logan Alcott was one of the founding stewards of Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church.Logan Alcott was in the coal business. The Alcott family was living at 440 West Street…

  • Robert T. Abbott

    Robert T. Abbott

    ROBERT T. ABBOTT was born in Salem, New Jersey on March 21, 18689 to Benjamin P. Abbott and his wife, the former Beulah Horner. The family moved to the Wrightsville section of Stockton Township, what is now Camden, in the 1870s. The 1880 Census shows the family consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Abbott, Robert, and…

  • Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    F.W. Woolworth is invading East Camden with his “five and ten”.

  • 3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 14, 1915 Three Camden policemen were injured, one of them seriously, last night, when the First district auto ambulance was struck by a trolley car while responding to a call from 2310 Carman street, where Bodine Stratton, 39 years old, had shot himself over the heart. All were taken to Cooper…

  • Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 12, 1910 Mrs. Margaret Abbott, wife of Policeman Robert T. Abbott, died this morning at 6 o’clock after several years illness with consumption, at her home, No. 49 North Twenty-sixth street. Death came rather unexpectedly, although her condition has been grave for several days.