Genealogy of Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing, "old Hunterdon County", New Jersey

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W. S. Sharp printing Company, 1883 - Ewing (N.J. : Township) - 336 pages
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This is a very valuable treasure. I found the book in the Trenton, NJ, library and copied pages that were relevant to my family research. This little book gave more information than I could have ever thought I could find about my early ancestors. I have since wished I could go back and see the book once more and now here it is on Google. Thank you Google. 

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