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New Jersey Disasters

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More New Jersey Disasters

 
Earthquakes
:: East Coast Earthquake, Aug 1884
Explosions
:: Penns Grove, NJ DuPont Powder Explosion Mar 1899
:: Penns Grove, NJ DuPont Powder Explosion Apr 1899
:: Patterson, NJ Explosion Feb 1904  HELP WANTED
Fires
:: Atlantic City, NJ Fire Apr 1902
:: Camden, NJ Fire, Nov 1902
:: Jersey City, NJ Boltwood's Hardware Store Fire, Jan 1891 
:: Jersey City, NJ Tenement Fire, Jan 1891 
:: Jersey City, NJ Church Clubhouse Fire, Jan 1911
:: Lodi, NJ Chemical Plant Fire, Nov 1939 
:: Long Branch, NJ Rothschild House Fire
:: Morris Plains, NJ State Hospital for the Insane Fire, May 1902
:: Newark, NJ Clark & Wheeler's Electrical Works Fire, Apr 1895 
:: Rutherford, NJ Fire Jan 1889
:: Trenton, NJ Fire, Apr 1890
:: Trenton, NJ Railroad Shops Fire Feb 1908
:: Trenton, NJ Roebling Fire, Nov 1915
Storms
:: Camden, NJ Storm, Jan 1889 
:: New Jersey Storm, Jan 1914 
:: Red Bank, NJ Storm Jan 1891
Tornadoes
:: Camden, NJ Tornado Aug 1885
:: Port Richmond, NJ Tornado Aug 1885
Train Wrecks
:: Atlantic City, NJ Train Wreck, Jul 1896
:: Elizabeth, NJ Train Accident, Aug 1906 
:: Martins Creek, NJ Train Wreck, Apr 1911
:: Menlo Park, NJ Train Wreck, Oct 1902 
:: Metuchen, NJ Train Boiler Explosion, Mar 1907
:: Metuchen, NJ Train Wreck Jun 1872 
:: Newark, NJ Train Accident, Jun 1872 
:: Newark, NJ Train Accident 29 Jun 1872 
:: Trenton, NJ Train Wreck Nov 1890 
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:: Lakehurst, NJ Hindenburg Disaster 1937
:: Camden, NJ Earthquake, Aug 1884
:: Morristown,  NJ Auto Wreck 1924
:: Atlantic City, NJ Boat Sea Monster Accident Mar 1907
:: Atlantic City, NJ Drowning, Jun 1895
 
Welcome to GenDisasters, a look back at the events that touched our ancestor's lives - tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, train wrecks, mine explosions, and tragic accidents that became a part of history and our genealogy.
 
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