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1860 Hopkins Map Alphabetical Index by Richard M. Stevens

Alphabetical Index – 1860 Map of Sussex County

Compiled by: Richard M. Stevens, Ph.D.

This document is an alphabetical listing of all the names which occur on the 1860 Map of Sussex County in New Jersey produced by G.M. Hopkins, Jr., C.E.  Each name is presumably associated with a house or other building such as a shop or mill.  The name is supposed to be the property owner, and most have been confirmed from deed or census records.

Each entry has four sections, separated by commas:

  1. The last name of the owner.

  2. The first and middle names of the  owner.  The portions enclosed in brackets are not present on the Map, but have been added by the compiler, based on deed or census records.

  3. The map section where the building associated with the name is located.

  4. Generally “homestead” or “rental”; an underlined name on the Map indicated rented property; otherwise, it is assumed to be homestead.  This field also contains any other descriptor which appears on the Map such as “Mrs.” Business descriptors are included only when they are clearly associated with the name.

The township maps have been divided into sections using the latitude and longitude lines, which are present on the maps in the Atlas, but faint.  For guidance, the sections are indicated on thumbnail maps in the Appendix.

This entry was posted on July 8, 2017.

A Penny A View Triple: Pick any 3

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

Pick any three from the following: Andover Borough, Franklin, Hamburg, Lafayette, Newton, Ogdensburg, and Sparta. Please note on your paypal payment which three you would like.

This entry was posted on March 27, 2021.

A Penny A View Twofer: Pick any 2

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

Pick any two from the following: Andover Borough, Franklin, Hamburg, Lafayette, Newton, Ogdensburg, and Sparta. Please note on your paypal payment which two you would like.

This entry was posted on March 27, 2021.

A Penny A View… Franklin by Wayne T. McCabe & Kate Gordon

An album of postcard views of Franklin

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

This entry was posted on September 24, 2018.

A Penny A View… Lafayette by Wayne T. McCabe & Kate Gordon

An album of postcard views of Lafayette

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

This entry was posted on September 24, 2018.

A Penny A View… Ogdensburg by Wayne T. McCabe & Kate Gordon

An album of postcard views of Ogdensburg

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

This entry was posted on September 24, 2018.

A Penny A View… Sparta by Wayne T. McCabe & Kate Gordon

An album of postcard views of Sparta

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

This entry was posted on September 24, 2018.

A Penny A View…Railroads of Sussex County: Volume One by Wayne T. McCabe & Kate Gordon

An album of postcard views…Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad

The photographic history series “A Penny A View” started in 1993 with the book about  Lafayette Township in Sussex County. The concept for this series is to use the massive postcard collection that one of the authors has assembled as the basis for depicting what communities and subjects looked like from 1900 to 1950.

Each book is about a municipality or a subject in Sussex County and is formatted to provide a tour of that community. The images are set up in a sequence that provides the reader with a logical go from one image to another, as if it were a walking or driving tour.

This entry was posted on September 24, 2018.

Double Decker: That Ancient Trail & Then and Now: Forty Years in the Schools

Amelia Stickney Decker and Ralph Decker are well known in Sussex County. Amelia was a historian and Ralph was an educator. Ralph wrote Then And Now: Forty Years in the Schools of Sussex County. He gives a history of Sussex County schools up to 1940 as well as histories of individual school districts. Included are many photographs of early Sussex County school houses. This is a recent 3rd edition reprint by the Byram Township Historical Society.

Amelia Stickney Decker wrote That Ancient Trail.

Beautifully bound and reproduced as it was originally published in 1942 (Pre Tocks Island), this locally popular book by Amelia Decker explores the discovery, settling and early life along the Old Mine Road. It captures in text and photographs some of the homes, churches, cemeteries and genealogies of some of the earliest settlers in this area, in addition to narratives on the Native Americans of the region.

The second part of the book takes the reader on a tour of some of the connecting roads and “Century Old Houses” in Walpack, Sandyston and Montague Townships. An Index to family and place names is also included. Reprinted in 2003 by the Sussex County Historical Society.

This entry was posted on April 21, 2021.