Tag: William J. Sewell
More or less the equivalent of the modern golf course and country club, The Stockton Rifle Range…
The West Jersey Ferry (Excerpted)
This ferry was established about 1800 by Abraham Browning, Sr., an intelligent and enterprising farmer of the territory now braced in Stockton Township.
David Baird Sr.
David Baird Sr. was one of Camden’s leading citizens for well over 50 years. Born in Ireland in on April 7th of 1839, he came to America in 1858 after the death of his father, and settled in Camden the following year.
Religious History of Camden
The religious history of Camden, NJ, from George Reeser Prowell’s History of Camden County, New Jersey, 1886
David Baird Company
The David Baird Company was founded by Irish immigrant David Baird Sr. in 1878. A protege of William Joyce Sewell, David Baird Sr. found a great success in the lumber business, and after Sewell’s death in 1901, led the Republican party in Camden for many years.
William Joyce Sewell
William Joyce Sewell was born on December 6, 1835 in Ireland. Orphaned at a young age, he emigrated to the United States in 1851. He was for a time employed in mercantile business in New York City, made several voyages as a sailor on merchant vessels, afterward engaged in business in Chicago, IL. He moved to Camden NJ in 1860.
Camden Trust Co. 75 Years Old; Leads South Jersey in Deposits
The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today.
Bank Directory, Camden Safe Deposit and Trust Co.
ALEXANDER C. WOOD, President.
EPHRAIM TOMLINSON, 2d Vice President
JOSEPH LIPPINCOTT,,Treasurer and Secretary
EPHRAIM TOMLINSON, Trust Officer
GEORGE J. BERGEN, Solicitor
The Day Inquest
Coroner Green, of Woodbury, assisted by Prosecutor of the Pleas of Gloucester county, Belmont Perry, yesterday held at Paulsboro the inquest on the death of Henry Day, who was drowned off the sloop Ella on the 19th instant.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Officers Elected
In St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Camden, the following officers were elected: Wardens — Abraham Browning, Marmaduke B. Taylor, Vestrymen — Maurice Browning, William E. Lafferty, Samuel H. Grey, Edward R. Shubrick, Jesse W. Starr, Joseph Fearon, William J. Sewell, H. Genet Taylor, James H. Carpenter, Henry C. Alexander, Robert F. S. Heath, Wilson H. Jenkins, Nathan F. Cowan, Harry Humphreys, E. H. King. Deputies to Diocesan Convention — Abraham Browning, Marmaduke B. Taylor, Edward R. Shubrick. Alternate Deputies to Convention — H. Genet Taylor, Robert F. S. Heath, Henry C. Alexander. Lay Delegate to Burlington Convocation — Joseph Fearon.