West Hoboken, New Jersey

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West Hoboken was a municipality that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1861 to 1925.wikipedia
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Union City, New Jersey

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It merged with Union Hill to form Union City on June 1, 1925.
Union City was incorporated as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 1, 1925, with the merger of Union Hill and West Hoboken Township.

Union Hill, New Jersey

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It merged with Union Hill to form Union City on June 1, 1925. The New Jersey legislature created Hudson County in 1840, and in 1843, it was divided into two townships: Old Bergen Township (which eventually became Jersey City) and North Bergen Township, which was gradually separated into Hudson County's municipalities of Hoboken (1849), Weehawken and Guttenberg (1859), and Union City Township in 1861, though it was colloquially known as Union Hill.
Union Hill was a town that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1864 to June 1, 1925, when it merged with West Hoboken to form Union City.

Hudson County, New Jersey

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West Hoboken was a municipality that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1861 to 1925.
Portions of the township have been taken to form Hoboken Township (April 9, 1849, now the City of Hoboken), Hudson Town (April 12, 1852, later part of Hudson City), Hudson City (April 11, 1855, later annexed by Jersey City), Guttenberg (formed within the township on March 9, 1859, and set off as an independent municipality on April 1, 1878), Weehawken (March 15, 1859), Union Township and West Hoboken Township (both created on February 28, 1861), Union Hill town (March 29, 1864) and Secaucus (March 12, 1900).

Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats

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The town is notable for being the first city in which Mallomars were sold.
The first box of Mallomars was sold in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City, New Jersey).

Weehawken, New Jersey

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The New Jersey legislature created Hudson County in 1840, and in 1843, it was divided into two townships: Old Bergen Township (which eventually became Jersey City) and North Bergen Township, which was gradually separated into Hudson County's municipalities of Hoboken (1849), Weehawken and Guttenberg (1859), and Union City Township in 1861, though it was colloquially known as Union Hill.
Additional territory was annexed in 1879 from West Hoboken.

North Bergen, New Jersey

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The New Jersey legislature created Hudson County in 1840, and in 1843, it was divided into two townships: Old Bergen Township (which eventually became Jersey City) and North Bergen Township, which was gradually separated into Hudson County's municipalities of Hoboken (1849), Weehawken and Guttenberg (1859), and Union City Township in 1861, though it was colloquially known as Union Hill.
Portions of the North Bergen were taken to form Hoboken Township (April 9, 1849, now the City of Hoboken), Hudson Town (April 12, 1852, later part of Hudson City), Hudson City (April 11, 1855, later merged with Jersey City), Guttenberg (formed within the township on March 9, 1859, and set off as an independent municipality on April 1, 1878), Weehawken (March 15, 1859), Union Township and West Hoboken Township (both created on February 28, 1861), Union Hill town (March 29, 1864) and Secaucus (March 12, 1900).

Chuck Avedisian

Charles Avedisian
* Charles Avedisian (1917–1983), football player who played in the NFL for the New York Giants.
Born in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now part of Union City) to parents of Armenian descent, Avedisian grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and graduated from Pawtucket Senior High School (now known as the William E. Tolman High School) in 1936.

Rene Paul Chambellan

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Chambellan was born in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now part of Union City, New Jersey).

Monastery and Church of Saint Michael the Archangel

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North of this was the unpopulated Bergen Woods, which would later be claimed by settlers, after whom a number of Union City streets today are named, including Sip Street, Tournade Lane and Kerrigan Avenue, which is named after J. Kerrigan, the owner of Kerrigan Farm, who donated the land for Saint Michael's Monastery.
In 1861, Passionists began their ministry in Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and by 1864 had built a monastery in what was then West Hoboken, on a site bounded by West Street and Summit Avenue, between 18th and 21st Streets.

James E. Buttersworth

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He moved to the United States around 1845 and settled in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City, New Jersey), and also maintained a Brooklyn studio in 1854.

Antonio Jacobsen

He settled in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City, New Jersey), across the Hudson River from Manhattan and New York Harbor, its port filled with ships from America and around the world.

Joe Jeanette

Joe Jeannette
Jeannette was born on August 26, 1879, in West Hoboken, New Jersey, which is now part of Union City, to Mena and Benjamin F. Jeanette, who worked for a local blacksmith.

Otto Messmer

Messmer was born August 16, 1892 in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City).

Pietro di Donato

Di Donato was born April 3, 1911 in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City) to Geremio, a bricklayer, and Annunziata Chinquina.

Ioan Missir

Settling in Hudson County, New Jersey, he became a farmer; Ioan was the second of four children and was born in what was then West Hoboken, New Jersey (now part of Union City).

Ada Lunardoni

She was born in 1911 in West Hoboken, New Jersey, which is now part of Union City.

Summit Avenue (Hudson Palisades)

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Transfer Station at Paterson Plank Road and Summit Avenue, in the southern part of town, and Bergen Turnpike, at the border with Union Hill.
Summit Avenue was the "downtown" of the former municipality of West Hoboken, and is still a busy commercial district.

Hackensack Plank Road

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Transfer Station at Paterson Plank Road and Summit Avenue, in the southern part of town, and Bergen Turnpike, at the border with Union Hill.
In 1854, Nicholas Goelz and Peter Melcher changed the starting point of their stage coaches from West Hoboken, to the new settlement of Union Hill, north of West Hoboken, in order to meet the demand created by that new settlement, and used the Hackensack Plank Road as the route to the Hoboken ferry.

Walter Walsh

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Walsh was born in West Hoboken, New Jersey, which merged with Union Hill to become Union City in 1925.

Arthur Pinajian

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Pinajian grew up in an Armenian community in West Hoboken, New Jersey (now Union City, New Jersey), and was a self-trained cartoonist.

William Musto

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Musto was born in West Hoboken (now part of Union City) on March 27, 1917.

Gene Wettstone

Eugene "Gene" Wettstone was born July 15, 1913 West Hoboken, New Jersey (what is today Union City, New Jersey).

William Ranney

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In 1853 they crossed back into New Jersey, settling permanently with their two sons at a 14-room homestead in the growing artist community of West Hoboken, New Jersey, which today is the southern portion of Union City.

North Hudson, New Jersey

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Portions of the North Bergen were taken to form Hoboken Township (April 9, 1849, now the City of Hoboken), Hudson Town (April 12, 1852, later part of Hudson City), Hudson City (April 11, 1855, later merged with Jersey City), Guttenberg (formed within the township on March 9, 1859, and set off as an independent municipality on April 1, 1878), Weehawken (March 15, 1859), Union Township and West Hoboken Township (both created on February 28, 1861), Union Hill town (March 29, 1864) and Secaucus (March 12, 1900).

New Jersey

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West Hoboken was a municipality that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1861 to 1925.