Tag: Mount Vernon Street

  • Mount Vernon Street

    Mount Vernon Street, named after the home of George Washington, was previously known as Jordan Street and Chew Street.

  • Betty Jean Turner

    Betty Jean Turner

    Betty Jean Turner was born on August 12, 1944, in Metter, Georgia, to Willie Pearl and H.S. Turner. The Turner family eventually migrated north and settled in Penns Grove, New Jersey, where Betty received her formal education. Later, she moved to Camden, New Jersey, where she held various jobs. In the late 1980s and 1990s,…

  • George O. Addison

    George O. Addison

    GEORGE OWENS ADDISON, the son of William H. Addison and his wife, the former Pheobe Ann Drew, was born in Gloucester County, New Jersey on December 4, 1853. His family went to North Jersey for a time, and when the 1860 Census was taken lived in Chatham, in Morris County. When the Census was next…

  • 3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 14, 1915 Collision Occurs as Machine Speeds to Home of Man Who Attempted Suicide 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…

  • News of a Day in the City of Camden

    News of a Day in the City of Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – May 23, 1906 Considerable surprise was manifested in Camden yesterday when it was announced that Anna Turner, the sixteen-year-old daughter of Frank Turner, a prominent builder and contractor, has been marred since January 21 to Louis Voegtlin, formerly of Camden, but now of Trenton. Up until the past few days Miss Turner,…

  • The Year 1833 – Camden, NJ

    That section of the city commonly known as Fettersville was purchased by Richard Fetters in 1833 from Charity and Grace Kaighn and embraced the land lying between Line and Cherry Streets, extending from Third Street to the Delaware River. Fetters, a Quaker, was a political and civic leader light years ahead of his time in…