Newark Young Men's Society record book, 1833-1838.


Newark Young Men's Society record book, 1833-1838.

This collection contains the record book belonging to the Newark Young Men's Society, and covers the years 1833 to 1838. Included in the record book are the constitution, bylaws, membership lists, and minutes of the meetings of the society. Amongst the members listed are James Congar, Charles H. Halsey, Aaron S. Ogden, Marcus L. Ward, and William Wheeler.

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New Jersey Historical Society Library

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Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839 (person)

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Congar, James, fl. 1833-1838. (person)

Wheeler, William A. (William Adolphus), 1833-1874 (person)

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Halsey, Charles H., 1810-1855 (person)

Rev. Charles H. Halsey was born in Newark, N.J. on February 22, 1810. He entered the New York Theological Seminary, and was ordained a deacon in Trinity Church in Newark. Eventually he became Rector of Christ Church, which had previously been part of the Trinity Church. From the description of Newark historical sketch, 1833. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 53465666 ...

Newark Young Men's Society (N.J.) (corporateBody)

The Newark Young Men's Society was formed on May 13, 1833, the result of a merger of two young men's associations in the City of Newark. The purpose of the society was for the moral and intellectual improvement of the young men in the Town of Newark. The cornerstones of the organization were to devote time to Christian prayer, and to foster civic responsibility through debate and discussion of political issues in a formal setting. Lectures and other activities were also sponsored by the group to...

Ward, Marcus L. (Marcus Lawrence), 1812-1884 (person)

Governor of and U.S. representative from New Jersey and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1683-1912. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 78710033 Marcus L. Ward was elected governor in 1865 and served from January 16, 1866 to January 18, 1869. He became a director of the National State Bank in 1846 and continued throughout his life to be active in the business life of his native Newark. He joined the Republican Party in 1856 and four ye...